The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Skipton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank - 18 15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Skipton - 4.88% 4.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 33.33% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
North 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 Skipton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Skipton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Skipton 9.76% 14.63% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,850 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Skipton

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Skipton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Skipton

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Skipton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Skipton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Skipton 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 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) VoIP
3 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) Broadband
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (60.00%) BGP
3 9 (60.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Information Security
5 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (6.67%) IVR
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) UAG
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.67%) Nortel
6 1 (6.67%) ISEB

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Skipton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Skipton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) VoIP
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (60.00%) Broadband
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) BGP
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Coaching
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) UAG
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Nortel
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos