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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 43 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.11% 1.61% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.64% 11.63% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 14
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,200 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
110 86 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.41% 13.85% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 92 72 92
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,250 £51,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +13 7 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +11 5 £48,000 -
Cannock - 4 £26,000 - 1
Stafford - 4 £36,250 - 1
Lichfield -11 1 £20,500 -18.00%
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (56.60%) WAN
2 28 (52.83%) LAN
2 28 (52.83%) Windows
3 27 (50.94%) VPN
3 27 (50.94%) Cisco
4 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
5 21 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (37.74%) VMware
7 18 (33.96%) ITIL
7 18 (33.96%) Load Balancing
7 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
8 17 (32.08%) CCNP
9 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (28.30%) SAN
10 15 (28.30%) VLAN
11 14 (26.42%) Network Security
11 14 (26.42%) CCNA
11 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
12 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (18.87%) vSphere
13 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
13 10 (18.87%) Citrix
13 10 (18.87%) Internet
14 9 (16.98%) VoIP
14 9 (16.98%) HP
14 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
14 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
15 8 (15.09%) CCSP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Line 500
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (56.60%) WAN
2 28 (52.83%) LAN
3 27 (50.94%) VPN
4 15 (28.30%) SAN
4 15 (28.30%) VLAN
5 14 (26.42%) Network Security
6 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
6 10 (18.87%) Internet
7 9 (16.98%) VoIP
8 8 (15.09%) WLAN
9 7 (13.21%) BGP
9 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (7.55%) IPsec
10 4 (7.55%) MPLS
10 4 (7.55%) DHCP
10 4 (7.55%) DNS
11 3 (5.66%) OSPF
11 3 (5.66%) EIGRP
12 2 (3.77%) DMZ
13 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Law
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Network Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Administrator
3 5 (9.43%) Network Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Security Specialist
4 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Network Specialist
4 4 (7.55%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
1 18 (33.96%) Load Balancing
2 7 (13.21%) Network Architecture
2 7 (13.21%) Security Management
3 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (9.43%) ERP
4 4 (7.55%) B2B
4 4 (7.55%) Migration
4 4 (7.55%) Network Design
4 4 (7.55%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (5.66%) Time Management
5 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (32.08%) CCNP
3 14 (26.42%) CCNA
4 8 (15.09%) CCSP
5 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 4 (7.55%) CCIP
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.77%) CISSP
7 2 (3.77%) MCSE
7 2 (3.77%) CCIE
7 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) vSphere
4 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.66%) XenApp
5 3 (5.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Plesk
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Cisco
2 20 (37.74%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) Citrix
4 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.98%) HP
5 8 (15.09%) Juniper
6 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.55%) Avaya
8 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.77%) CA
9 2 (3.77%) Nortel
9 2 (3.77%) Sun
10 1 (1.89%) Apple
10 1 (1.89%) Sage
10 1 (1.89%) Veeam
10 1 (1.89%) Acronis
10 1 (1.89%) Symantec
10 1 (1.89%) McAfee
10 1 (1.89%) Oracle
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 per annum dependin
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford
Networx Recruitment
Salary: c £35,000 package (to include pension)
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago