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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 58 36 62
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 43 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.13% 6.69% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.70% 38.74% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 11
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,900
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +9.25%
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
66 111 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.80% 17.26% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 98 83
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(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
Tamworth +3 4 £38,500 +34.85%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £43,750 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (54.29%) LAN
2 17 (48.57%) WAN
3 16 (45.71%) Cisco
4 15 (42.86%) Windows
5 14 (40.00%) VPN
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (37.14%) HP
7 12 (34.29%) CCNA
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
8 11 (31.43%) VMware
9 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 10 (28.57%) Degree
10 9 (25.71%) Wireless
11 8 (22.86%) Citrix
12 7 (20.00%) SAN
12 7 (20.00%) CCNP
12 7 (20.00%) Linux
12 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 6 (17.14%) VLAN
13 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 6 (17.14%) MPLS
14 5 (14.29%) SQL
14 5 (14.29%) VoIP
14 5 (14.29%) WLAN
14 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 4 (11.43%) Network Security
15 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) IaaS
2 3 (8.57%) PaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) LAN
2 17 (48.57%) WAN
3 14 (40.00%) VPN
4 9 (25.71%) Wireless
5 7 (20.00%) SAN
6 6 (17.14%) MPLS
6 6 (17.14%) VLAN
7 5 (14.29%) VoIP
7 5 (14.29%) WLAN
8 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.43%) Network Security
9 3 (8.57%) BGP
9 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.57%) Multicast
9 3 (8.57%) OSPF
10 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (5.71%) DHCP
10 2 (5.71%) DNS
10 2 (5.71%) Internet
10 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Graduate
3 6 (17.14%) Graduate Network Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Junior
3 6 (17.14%) Junior Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Network Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support
7 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) AS400
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
1 3 (8.57%) Statistics
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) IVR
3 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.86%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
1 3 (8.57%) High Availability
1 3 (8.57%) Information Management
1 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (8.57%) Project Management
2 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
2 2 (5.71%) Fault Management
2 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
2 2 (5.71%) Information Security
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
2 2 (5.71%) Network Management
2 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (5.71%) Presales
3 1 (2.86%) Data Management
3 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.86%) Migration
3 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
3 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNA
3 10 (28.57%) Degree
4 7 (20.00%) CCNP
4 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (8.57%) MCITP
7 3 (8.57%) MCSE
7 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.71%) CISM
8 2 (5.71%) CISSP
8 2 (5.71%) CRISC
8 2 (5.71%) MCSA
9 1 (2.86%) CCDA
9 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) COBIT
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cacti
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) HP
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.57%) NetApp
6 3 (8.57%) WatchGuard
7 2 (5.71%) Meraki
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
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