The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.03% 2.85% 4.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.20% 20.83% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 13 24
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £31,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £61,300 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
Firewall
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 72 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.50% 13.66% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89 64 84
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent 0 8 £24,000 -26.15%
Stafford - 4 £52,500 -
Tamworth - 2 £28,550 - 2
Uttoxeter - 2 - -
Burton-upon-Trent +15 1 £24,500 -48.95%
Cannock +6 1 £34,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £34,000 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 32 (47.06%) Cisco
2 30 (44.12%) Windows
3 27 (39.71%) VMware
4 24 (35.29%) WAN
5 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
6 18 (26.47%) LAN
6 18 (26.47%) VPN
7 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (25.00%) Citrix
7 17 (25.00%) SAN
8 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
9 12 (17.65%) VLAN
9 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (16.18%) CCNP
10 11 (16.18%) CCNA
10 11 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (14.71%) CheckPoint
11 10 (14.71%) ITIL
11 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
12 9 (13.24%) Juniper
13 8 (11.76%) HP
13 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
13 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
14 7 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.47%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.29%) WAN
2 18 (26.47%) LAN
2 18 (26.47%) VPN
3 17 (25.00%) SAN
4 12 (17.65%) VLAN
5 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.29%) MPLS
5 7 (10.29%) BGP
5 7 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (10.29%) VoIP
6 6 (8.82%) Network Security
7 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
8 3 (4.41%) WLAN
8 3 (4.41%) Wireless
8 3 (4.41%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.41%) OSPF
9 2 (2.94%) DHCP
9 2 (2.94%) DNS
10 1 (1.47%) SNMP
10 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
General
1 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Law
3 2 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Network Manager
2 15 (22.06%) Network Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (13.24%) Project Manager
4 9 (13.24%) Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Security Manager
5 8 (11.76%) Network Security Manager
6 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Network Administrator
8 5 (7.35%) Network Operations Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Security Operations Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.35%) Administrator
8 5 (7.35%) Operations Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) HTML
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Replication
2 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.29%) UNIX
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.35%) Linux
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.82%) Business Continuity
3 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.88%) ERP
4 4 (5.88%) Project Management
5 3 (4.41%) DRM
5 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.94%) Network Management
6 2 (2.94%) People Management
6 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.94%) Time Management
6 2 (2.94%) Change Management
6 2 (2.94%) Network Design
6 2 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.47%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.47%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (16.18%) CCNP
1 11 (16.18%) CCNA
2 3 (4.41%) CISSP
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.35%) vSphere
5 3 (4.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.47%) WMI
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) Plesk
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Cisco
2 27 (39.71%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 9 (13.24%) Juniper
6 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (2.94%) Nortel
7 2 (2.94%) Sun
7 2 (2.94%) CA
7 2 (2.94%) McAfee
7 2 (2.94%) Avaya
7 2 (2.94%) WatchGuard
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.47%) Veeam
8 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.47%) NetApp
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
Tamworth, Staffordshire
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