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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 50 50 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 13 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.10% 2.63% 8.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 19.70% 42.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 55
Average salary £55,000 £37,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.69% +12.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £42,500
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
143 66 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.79% 13.36% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118 55 136
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 28 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 34 (59.65%) Windows
3 31 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (33.33%) Juniper
4 19 (33.33%) CCIE
5 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 18 (31.58%) VMware
6 17 (29.82%) Load Balancing
7 16 (28.07%) DNS
8 15 (26.32%) WAN
9 14 (24.56%) LAN
9 14 (24.56%) ITIL
10 12 (21.05%) F5
10 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (21.05%) CheckPoint
10 12 (21.05%) Wireless
11 11 (19.30%) UNIX
11 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
11 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
12 10 (17.54%) SAN
12 10 (17.54%) VPN
12 10 (17.54%) Network Design
13 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
13 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (15.79%) MPLS
13 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (14.04%) SLA
14 8 (14.04%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) nginx
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.75%) Lync
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) IaaS
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.26%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) DNS
2 15 (26.32%) WAN
3 14 (24.56%) LAN
4 12 (21.05%) Wireless
4 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (17.54%) VPN
5 10 (17.54%) SAN
6 9 (15.79%) MPLS
7 7 (12.28%) OSPF
7 7 (12.28%) BGP
7 7 (12.28%) DHCP
7 7 (12.28%) VLAN
8 6 (10.53%) VPLS
8 6 (10.53%) Network Security
8 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
9 5 (8.77%) SNMP
10 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
11 3 (5.26%) IPsec
12 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Maven
2 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) MSI
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.51%) Back Office
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Architect
2 14 (24.56%) Technical Design Authority
3 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) Design Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) IP Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Lead Architect
5 4 (7.02%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Network Support
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) Telematics
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Smartphone
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) CCTV
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) UNIX
3 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.53%) Linux
5 5 (8.77%) Ubuntu
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Vista
5 5 (8.77%) Mac OS
6 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Load Balancing
2 14 (24.56%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) Network Design
4 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
6 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.02%) Information Security
7 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.02%) Change Control
7 4 (7.02%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.02%) Line Management
8 3 (5.26%) Process Management
8 3 (5.26%) Change Management
9 2 (3.51%) CRM
9 2 (3.51%) Data Management
9 2 (3.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 5 (8.77%) Ruby
2 5 (8.77%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.33%) CCIE
3 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.04%) CCNP
5 7 (12.28%) Degree
6 6 (10.53%) JNCIE
6 6 (10.53%) CCIP
6 6 (10.53%) CCNA
6 6 (10.53%) CCDP
7 5 (8.77%) MCSE
7 5 (8.77%) MCSA
8 4 (7.02%) MCITP
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (5.26%) MCP
9 3 (5.26%) MCDST
10 2 (3.51%) CISA
10 2 (3.51%) CISM
10 2 (3.51%) GCIH
10 2 (3.51%) CEH
10 2 (3.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
2 7 (12.28%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.53%) Xen
5 5 (8.77%) KVM
6 2 (3.51%) XenApp
6 2 (3.51%) vSphere
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.75%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.75%) WSUS
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 19 (33.33%) Juniper
3 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.58%) VMware
4 12 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 12 (21.05%) F5
5 7 (12.28%) Citrix
5 7 (12.28%) HP
6 6 (10.53%) Redback
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec
7 1 (1.75%) Primavera
7 1 (1.75%) SolidWorks
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) EMC
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) CA
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
Sheffield
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
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Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance, Funded Certs
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