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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 57 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.02% 1.84% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 9.77% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 6
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £20,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £55,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
89 133 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.96% 18.81% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 73 99 71
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Cisco
3 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (41.67%) Linux
3 20 (41.67%) VMware
4 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
5 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (37.50%) vSphere
6 16 (33.33%) MySQL
7 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 15 (31.25%) Citrix
7 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (29.17%) DNS
8 14 (29.17%) Apache
8 14 (29.17%) VMware ESX
8 14 (29.17%) LAMP
9 13 (27.08%) IIS
9 13 (27.08%) Terminal Services
9 13 (27.08%) vCloud
10 12 (25.00%) CCNP
10 12 (25.00%) Unix
10 12 (25.00%) Oracle
11 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
12 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
12 9 (18.75%) Finance
12 9 (18.75%) LAN
12 9 (18.75%) IPv4
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.67%) Banking

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (29.17%) Apache
2 13 (27.08%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) JBoss
3 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.17%) nginx
5 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.08%) CloudStack
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) DNS
2 9 (18.75%) IPv4
2 9 (18.75%) LAN
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (14.58%) Internet
4 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.50%) VPN
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (10.42%) MPLS
6 5 (10.42%) Network Security
6 5 (10.42%) VLAN
7 4 (8.33%) BGP
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 4 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (8.33%) OSPF
7 4 (8.33%) WAN
8 3 (6.25%) DHCP
8 3 (6.25%) RIP
8 3 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) MySQL
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.42%) Informix
5 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.25%) Hudson
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Administrator
3 8 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) LAMP
2 5 (10.42%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
1 7 (14.58%) Driving Licence
2 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.42%) IBM XIV
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Linux
3 12 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.17%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (10.42%) Workflow
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.33%) Time Management
3 4 (8.33%) Validation
4 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.25%) DevOps
4 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.25%) Presales
4 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (4.17%) BCP
5 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.17%) Information Security
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 6 (12.50%) Perl
2 6 (12.50%) PHP
3 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.00%) CCNP
3 6 (12.50%) CCIE
4 5 (10.42%) CCDE
4 5 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (8.33%) CCSP
5 4 (8.33%) CCVP
5 4 (8.33%) CISSP
6 3 (6.25%) CCNA
7 2 (4.17%) CCDA
7 2 (4.17%) CCSA
7 2 (4.17%) CCSE
7 2 (4.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.08%) CCDP
8 1 (2.08%) Degree
8 1 (2.08%) MCSA
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (37.50%) vSphere
3 14 (29.17%) VMware ESX
4 13 (27.08%) Terminal Services
4 13 (27.08%) vCloud
5 2 (4.17%) BIND 9
5 2 (4.17%) NFS
5 2 (4.17%) qmail
5 2 (4.17%) Samba
6 1 (2.08%) Firmware
6 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.08%) XenApp
6 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Nagios
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (8.33%) Graphite
2 4 (8.33%) Opsview
3 3 (6.25%) Grafana
3 3 (6.25%) Salt
3 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.17%) Pingdom
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.08%) Cacti
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.08%) Puppet
5 1 (2.08%) SCCM
5 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) VMware
3 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.25%) Citrix
5 12 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
6 7 (14.58%) F5
7 5 (10.42%) IBM
7 5 (10.42%) NetApp
7 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.33%) HP
8 4 (8.33%) Juniper
9 3 (6.25%) EMC
9 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.25%) Symantec
10 2 (4.17%) New Relic
10 2 (4.17%) Spiceworks
10 2 (4.17%) Veritas
11 1 (2.08%) AppSense
11 1 (2.08%) McAfee