The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 59 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.54% 1.36% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 10.23% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 28
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £39,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 88 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.01% 13.27% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 105 72 124
Average salary £36,800 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 34 (62.96%) Cisco
2 33 (61.11%) Windows
3 26 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (33.33%) VMware
5 17 (31.48%) Juniper
5 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
6 16 (29.63%) DNS
7 15 (27.78%) CCIE
7 15 (27.78%) WAN
8 14 (25.93%) LAN
9 13 (24.07%) ITIL
9 13 (24.07%) Wireless
9 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing
10 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (22.22%) CheckPoint
11 11 (20.37%) UNIX
12 10 (18.52%) F5
12 10 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
12 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
12 10 (18.52%) SLA
12 10 (18.52%) VPN
13 9 (16.67%) SAN
13 9 (16.67%) MPLS
13 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (16.67%) Network Design
14 8 (14.81%) Network Security
14 8 (14.81%) OSPF
14 8 (14.81%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) nginx
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) Lync
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) IaaS
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
2 15 (27.78%) WAN
3 14 (25.93%) LAN
4 13 (24.07%) Wireless
5 10 (18.52%) VPN
5 10 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (16.67%) SAN
6 9 (16.67%) MPLS
7 8 (14.81%) OSPF
7 8 (14.81%) BGP
7 8 (14.81%) DHCP
7 8 (14.81%) Network Security
8 7 (12.96%) VLAN
9 6 (11.11%) VPLS
9 6 (11.11%) Ethernet
10 5 (9.26%) SNMP
10 5 (9.26%) IPsec
11 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
12 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Maven
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) JUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) MSI
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Back Office
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Architect
2 11 (20.37%) Technical Design Authority
3 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Administrator
4 6 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.11%) IP Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Design Architect
7 3 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Telematics
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Smartphone
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) CCTV
5 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) UNIX
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.96%) Linux
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
6 5 (9.26%) Mac OS
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
1 13 (24.07%) Load Balancing
2 9 (16.67%) Network Design
3 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 5 (9.26%) Information Security
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.41%) Change Control
6 4 (7.41%) Line Management
7 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.70%) Security Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 5 (9.26%) Ruby
2 5 (9.26%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.78%) CCIE
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (12.96%) CCNP
4 7 (12.96%) Degree
5 6 (11.11%) JNCIE
5 6 (11.11%) CCIP
5 6 (11.11%) CCDP
6 4 (7.41%) MCSE
6 4 (7.41%) MCSA
6 4 (7.41%) CCNA
6 4 (7.41%) MCITP
7 3 (5.56%) MCDST
7 3 (5.56%) CISSP
7 3 (5.56%) MCP
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.70%) CISA
8 2 (3.70%) CISM
8 2 (3.70%) GCIH
8 2 (3.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
2 7 (12.96%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.11%) Xen
3 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.26%) KVM
5 2 (3.70%) vSphere
5 2 (3.70%) XenApp
6 1 (1.85%) XenServer
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.85%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Cisco
2 18 (33.33%) VMware
3 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (31.48%) Juniper
4 12 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 10 (18.52%) F5
6 7 (12.96%) Citrix
6 7 (12.96%) HP
7 6 (11.11%) Redback
8 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.85%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.85%) Imperva
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Primavera
8 1 (1.85%) SolidWorks
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) CA
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp