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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 50 76 47
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.43% 0.67% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.80% 5.10% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 21
Average salary £60,000 £40,750 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.23% +38.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
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
118 98 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.28% 13.14% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 105 94 102
Average salary £34,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Cannock +15 3 £31,500 +26.00%
Stoke-on-Trent +6 3 £24,500 -56.63% 1
Tamworth - 2 £41,500 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (48.48%) Cisco
2 30 (45.45%) VMware
2 30 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 23 (34.85%) Windows
4 20 (30.30%) SAN
5 19 (28.79%) WAN
6 17 (25.76%) Citrix
7 16 (24.24%) CheckPoint
8 14 (21.21%) LAN
9 13 (19.70%) VPN
9 13 (19.70%) Software Delivery
10 12 (18.18%) VLAN
10 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 10 (15.15%) MPLS
11 10 (15.15%) CCNP
11 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (13.64%) HP
12 9 (13.64%) Juniper
12 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (12.12%) CCNA
13 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
14 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
14 7 (10.61%) UNIX
15 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
15 6 (9.09%) VoIP
15 6 (9.09%) Business Continuity
15 6 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (7.58%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.30%) SAN
2 19 (28.79%) WAN
3 14 (21.21%) LAN
4 13 (19.70%) VPN
5 12 (18.18%) VLAN
6 10 (15.15%) MPLS
7 6 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (9.09%) VoIP
8 5 (7.58%) Wireless
9 4 (6.06%) BGP
9 4 (6.06%) Ethernet
10 3 (4.55%) DNS
10 3 (4.55%) DHCP
10 3 (4.55%) Internet
11 2 (3.03%) Network Security
11 2 (3.03%) WLAN
11 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.52%) SNMP
12 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.52%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Network Manager
2 13 (19.70%) Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (19.70%) Project Manager
2 13 (19.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 11 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Network Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Operations Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Network Security Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Network Operations Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Statistics
3 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.61%) UNIX
4 5 (7.58%) Linux
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Software Delivery
2 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) DRM
6 3 (4.55%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.03%) Server Building
7 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.03%) Information Security
7 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.03%) Service Management
7 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.52%) ERP
8 1 (1.52%) CRM
8 1 (1.52%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) CCNP
1 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.12%) CCNA
3 3 (4.55%) CISSP
4 2 (3.03%) CCIE
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
1 3 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Cisco
2 30 (45.45%) VMware
3 17 (25.76%) Citrix
4 16 (24.24%) CheckPoint
5 9 (13.64%) Juniper
5 9 (13.64%) HP
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.55%) CA
7 3 (4.55%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.03%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.03%) McAfee
8 2 (3.03%) NetApp
9 1 (1.52%) Nokia
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle
9 1 (1.52%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.52%) IronPort
9 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago