The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 37 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 34 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.05% 2.85% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.64% 18.48% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 24
Median salary £36,250 £32,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.40% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £45,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
88 92 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.66% 15.44% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 82
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £24,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +3 10 £45,000 -10.00%
Stoke-on-Trent +2 9 £35,000 +9.37% 4
Lichfield +1 5 £35,000 +21.73%
Cannock +2 2 £38,750 -13.88%
Tamworth -5 1 £47,500 +50.79%
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 34 (75.56%) Cisco
2 27 (60.00%) Windows
3 25 (55.56%) VPN
4 24 (53.33%) Network Security
5 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 20 (44.44%) LAN
6 19 (42.22%) WAN
7 18 (40.00%) ITIL
8 17 (37.78%) Linux
8 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (37.78%) CCNP
9 16 (35.56%) VMware
10 15 (33.33%) CCNA
10 15 (33.33%) VLAN
11 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (31.11%) DNS
11 14 (31.11%) SAN
12 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
12 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
12 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
12 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
13 12 (26.67%) VoIP
14 11 (24.44%) DHCP
14 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
15 10 (22.22%) HP
16 9 (20.00%) EMC
16 9 (20.00%) SSL
16 9 (20.00%) IBM
16 9 (20.00%) HTTP
16 9 (20.00%) SMTP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.11%) IaaS
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) VPN
2 24 (53.33%) Network Security
3 20 (44.44%) LAN
4 19 (42.22%) WAN
5 15 (33.33%) VLAN
6 14 (31.11%) DNS
6 14 (31.11%) SAN
7 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
8 12 (26.67%) VoIP
9 11 (24.44%) DHCP
10 9 (20.00%) HTTP
10 9 (20.00%) ICMP
10 9 (20.00%) SMTP
10 9 (20.00%) SSL
10 9 (20.00%) Telnet
11 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (15.56%) BGP
12 7 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (15.56%) OSPF
12 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Security Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Operations Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Security Operations Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Service Manager
7 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Technical Operations Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) AS400
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) SCADA
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 17 (37.78%) Linux
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.11%) Unix
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Data Security
3 8 (17.78%) Data Privacy
4 7 (15.56%) Security Operations
5 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.11%) Data Management
6 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 5 (11.11%) High Availability
6 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.11%) Line Management
6 5 (11.11%) TQM
7 4 (8.89%) SIEM
7 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (4.44%) Server Building
9 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (2.22%) Escalation Management
9 1 (2.22%) Information Management
9 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.22%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) CCNP
1 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (15.56%) CEH
3 7 (15.56%) CISMP
3 7 (15.56%) CISSP
3 7 (15.56%) SSCP
4 6 (13.33%) CCSA
4 6 (13.33%) MCSE
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.67%) CCSP
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) Cisco
2 16 (35.56%) VMware
3 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
4 10 (22.22%) HP
5 9 (20.00%) Brocade
5 9 (20.00%) EMC
5 9 (20.00%) IBM
5 9 (20.00%) Symantec
5 9 (20.00%) Veeam
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.11%) Qualys
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix
7 3 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.44%) F5
9 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.22%) Avaya
9 1 (2.22%) BT
9 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.22%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.22%) Juniper
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago