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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 40 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 25 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.57% 2.71% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 23.88% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 28
Median salary £35,000 £26,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £35,800 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
85 67 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.54% 11.36% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 72 64 95
Median salary £35,000 £26,250 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Lichfield +2 7 £35,000 +0.71%
Stoke-on-Trent -1 6 £21,500 -54.73% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £35,000 - 1
Tamworth +5 3 £28,500 +8.57%
Stafford - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 33 (57.89%) Cisco
1 33 (57.89%) Network Security
2 28 (49.12%) LAN
3 26 (45.61%) Windows
4 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 23 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (38.60%) WAN
7 21 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 21 (36.84%) DNS
8 20 (35.09%) Linux
9 18 (31.58%) VPN
9 18 (31.58%) CCNP
10 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
10 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
11 16 (28.07%) CCNA
11 16 (28.07%) VMware
11 16 (28.07%) VLAN
11 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (26.32%) Security Operations
13 14 (24.56%) Qualys
13 14 (24.56%) CISSP
13 14 (24.56%) HP
13 14 (24.56%) Symantec
13 14 (24.56%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (24.56%) DHCP
14 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
14 13 (22.81%) MCSE
14 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (22.81%) CEH
14 13 (22.81%) CISMP

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 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.54%) IIS
3 9 (15.79%) Apache
4 5 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.77%) Site Server
5 1 (1.75%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) IaaS
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Mimecast
2 5 (8.77%) PaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 33 (57.89%) Network Security
2 28 (49.12%) LAN
3 22 (38.60%) WAN
4 21 (36.84%) DNS
4 21 (36.84%) TCP/IP
5 18 (31.58%) VPN
6 16 (28.07%) VLAN
7 14 (24.56%) DHCP
8 12 (21.05%) SSL
9 10 (17.54%) MPLS
9 10 (17.54%) OSPF
9 10 (17.54%) SAN
10 9 (15.79%) HTTP
10 9 (15.79%) ICMP
10 9 (15.79%) SMTP
10 9 (15.79%) Telnet
11 8 (14.04%) VoIP
12 7 (12.28%) BGP
12 7 (12.28%) Wireless
12 7 (12.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Redis
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) GDB
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) GitLab
General
1 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (28.07%) Security Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Support Engineer
3 14 (24.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (24.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 14 (24.56%) Operations Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Technical Support
6 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
7 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 5 (8.77%) Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Network Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.75%) LAMP
1 1 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) AS400
3 3 (5.26%) Life Science
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) SCADA
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Linux
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.77%) Unix
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Security Operations
2 13 (22.81%) PRINCE2
3 12 (21.05%) SIEM
3 12 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 11 (19.30%) ITIL
5 9 (15.79%) Data Security
6 6 (10.53%) Migration
6 6 (10.53%) Server Building
7 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.77%) High Availability
8 2 (3.51%) Data Privacy
8 2 (3.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.51%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.51%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (1.75%) DevOps
9 1 (1.75%) Escalation Management
9 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) Go
1 1 (1.75%) Java
1 1 (1.75%) PHP
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (31.58%) CCNP
3 16 (28.07%) CCNA
4 14 (24.56%) CISSP
5 13 (22.81%) CEH
5 13 (22.81%) CISMP
5 13 (22.81%) MCSE
5 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (22.81%) SSCP
6 12 (21.05%) CCSA
7 1 (1.75%) CCIE
7 1 (1.75%) CCSP
7 1 (1.75%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.77%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.75%) Ceph
4 1 (1.75%) KVM
4 1 (1.75%) Varnish
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (15.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.75%) Grafana
3 1 (1.75%) Graphite
3 1 (1.75%) Icinga
3 1 (1.75%) Kibana
3 1 (1.75%) logstash
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
3 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Cisco
2 16 (28.07%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) HP
3 14 (24.56%) Qualys
3 14 (24.56%) Symantec
4 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.79%) Brocade
5 9 (15.79%) EMC
5 9 (15.79%) IBM
5 9 (15.79%) Veeam
6 7 (12.28%) SonicWALL
7 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 5 (8.77%) Acronis
8 5 (8.77%) arcserve
8 5 (8.77%) Intel Security
8 5 (8.77%) Kaspersky
8 5 (8.77%) Proofpoint
8 5 (8.77%) Sophos
8 5 (8.77%) WatchGuard
8 5 (8.77%) Webroot
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Smarterways Ltd.
Salary: Up to £30 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago