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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 52 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 27 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.73% 2.54% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.03% 16.67% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 19
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
93 96 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.86% 15.26% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 84 82 77
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +9 13 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Cannock +1 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Burton-upon-Trent -6 3 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Lichfield - 1 £32,500 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 20 (66.67%) VPN
2 18 (60.00%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (56.67%) WAN
3 17 (56.67%) Load Balancing
4 16 (53.33%) LAN
5 12 (40.00%) Windows
6 11 (36.67%) ITIL
6 11 (36.67%) CCNP
6 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (36.67%) Internet
6 11 (36.67%) Network Security
7 10 (33.33%) VLAN
8 9 (30.00%) VMware
8 9 (30.00%) CCNA
8 9 (30.00%) SAN
8 9 (30.00%) CCSP
9 8 (26.67%) Juniper
9 8 (26.67%) Security Management
9 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
10 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.00%) WLAN
11 5 (16.67%) VoIP
11 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) VPN
2 17 (56.67%) WAN
3 16 (53.33%) LAN
4 11 (36.67%) Internet
4 11 (36.67%) Network Security
5 10 (33.33%) VLAN
6 9 (30.00%) SAN
7 6 (20.00%) WLAN
8 5 (16.67%) VoIP
8 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.00%) MPLS
10 3 (10.00%) BGP
10 3 (10.00%) IPsec
11 2 (6.67%) DMZ
11 2 (6.67%) DHCP
11 2 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Load Balancing
2 11 (36.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Security Management
3 8 (26.67%) Network Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) B2B
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.67%) Network Design
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.33%) Data Security
8 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.33%) SIEM
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) R
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNP
3 9 (30.00%) CCNA
3 9 (30.00%) CCSP
4 3 (10.00%) CCIP
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) GIAC
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) GCIA
6 1 (3.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) vSphere
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Juniper
4 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.33%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) Avaya
9 1 (3.33%) Apple
9 1 (3.33%) Sage
9 1 (3.33%) Symantec
9 1 (3.33%) Acronis
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum - Grade 7
Posted: 8 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 27 days ago