The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 48 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.09% 2.01% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.54% 14.49% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 23
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,800 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 69 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.89% 13.86% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 113 60 108
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South Yorkshire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Firewall
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Sheffield region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Sheffield

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) Cisco
4 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
4 15 (46.88%) VPN
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
6 11 (34.38%) Linux
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (31.25%) Perl
8 9 (28.13%) Java
8 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
8 9 (28.13%) Apache
8 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
8 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
8 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 8 (25.00%) Debian
9 8 (25.00%) Python
9 8 (25.00%) MySQL
9 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (21.88%) New Relic
10 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (21.88%) Hudson
10 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
10 7 (21.88%) IIS
10 7 (21.88%) .NET
10 7 (21.88%) LDAP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Apache
2 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
3 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
3 7 (21.88%) IIS
4 3 (9.38%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
1 15 (46.88%) VPN
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (21.88%) LDAP
3 7 (21.88%) LAN
3 7 (21.88%) WAN
3 7 (21.88%) HTTP
3 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 7 (21.88%) VLAN
3 7 (21.88%) Network Security
3 7 (21.88%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (15.63%) SAN
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
6 3 (9.38%) RIP
6 3 (9.38%) WLAN
6 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
6 3 (9.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Hudson
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.88%) TeamCity
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (21.88%) Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Security Officer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) PKI
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) Debian
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
1 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Network Management
5 3 (9.38%) Network Design
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) SIEM
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Perl
2 9 (28.13%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) Python
3 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (18.75%) MCSE
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (9.38%) MCITP
3 3 (9.38%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Xen
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) qmail
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (21.88%) Nagios
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 3 (9.38%) SCOM
4 2 (6.25%) Foglight
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) New Relic
4 7 (21.88%) JBoss
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
4 7 (21.88%) McAfee
5 6 (18.75%) Websense
6 4 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.38%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) Juniper
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Q1 Labs
9 1 (3.13%) OPNET
9 1 (3.13%) Veeam
9 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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