The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 68 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.79% 4.07% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.40% 28.72% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 9
Average salary £29,750 £32,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.03% -22.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £48,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 94 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.32% 14.16% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 89 87 61
Average salary £26,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.89% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
West Midlands

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +3 8 £41,750 +28.46%
Burton-upon-Trent -7 3 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Cannock +3 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (54.17%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) Juniper
6 8 (33.33%) Internet
7 7 (29.17%) Security Management
7 7 (29.17%) Fortinet
7 7 (29.17%) Network Security
7 7 (29.17%) Network Architecture
7 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
7 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
7 7 (29.17%) CCSP
8 6 (25.00%) CCNP
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) HP
9 5 (20.83%) WAN
9 5 (20.83%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
10 4 (16.67%) WatchGuard
10 4 (16.67%) SonicWALL
10 4 (16.67%) VLAN
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.67%) VMware
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (16.67%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) VPN
2 8 (33.33%) Internet
3 7 (29.17%) Network Security
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) VLAN
5 4 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) PABX
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
7 1 (4.17%) WLAN
7 1 (4.17%) SMS
7 1 (4.17%) GSM
7 1 (4.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Security Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) Network Support
6 1 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (29.17%) Security Management
2 7 (29.17%) Network Architecture
2 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (4.17%) SIEM
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.17%) Data Security
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) B2B
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CCSP
3 6 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) GCIA
5 1 (4.17%) GCIH
5 1 (4.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Server
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Juniper
3 7 (29.17%) Fortinet
3 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
4 6 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
5 4 (16.67%) WatchGuard
5 4 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) Acronis
8 1 (4.17%) Apple
8 1 (4.17%) Sage
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 23 days ago