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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 50 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 24 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.29% 3.74% 7.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.79% 35.82% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 43
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
56 67 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.28% 10.45% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 52 61 102
Median salary £30,000 £29,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Burton-upon-Trent +7 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Stoke-on-Trent 0 5 £22,500 -47.67%
Lichfield +7 3 £35,000 -7.89%
Stafford - 1 £23,500 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 18 (45.00%) LAN
3 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (42.50%) Network Security
4 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 15 (37.50%) Windows
5 12 (30.00%) WAN
5 12 (30.00%) DNS
6 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
6 11 (27.50%) CCNP
7 10 (25.00%) CCNA
7 10 (25.00%) Linux
7 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 9 (22.50%) Security Operations
8 9 (22.50%) Qualys
8 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (22.50%) CISSP
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (20.00%) MCSE
9 8 (20.00%) CEH
9 8 (20.00%) VLAN
9 8 (20.00%) CCSA
9 8 (20.00%) CISMP
9 8 (20.00%) VMware
9 8 (20.00%) MPLS
9 8 (20.00%) OSPF
9 8 (20.00%) SSCP
9 8 (20.00%) Wireless

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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (12.50%) Site Server
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Mimecast
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.50%) IaaS
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) LAN
2 17 (42.50%) Network Security
3 12 (30.00%) DNS
3 12 (30.00%) WAN
4 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
5 8 (20.00%) MPLS
5 8 (20.00%) OSPF
5 8 (20.00%) VLAN
5 8 (20.00%) Wireless
6 7 (17.50%) VPN
7 6 (15.00%) DHCP
8 5 (12.50%) BGP
8 5 (12.50%) VoIP
8 5 (12.50%) WLAN
9 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
9 4 (10.00%) SSL
10 3 (7.50%) IPv4
10 3 (7.50%) IPv6
10 3 (7.50%) LDAP
10 3 (7.50%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Redis
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) GDB
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) GitLab
General
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (17.50%) Technical Support
5 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (12.50%) Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Network Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.50%) LAMP
1 1 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Clustering
1 4 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.50%) AS400
2 3 (7.50%) Life Science
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.50%) Unix
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
1 9 (22.50%) Security Operations
2 8 (20.00%) SIEM
2 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Server Building
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 2 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.50%) Data Management
8 1 (2.50%) Data Security
8 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.50%) Network Design
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) Go
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (27.50%) CCNP
3 10 (25.00%) CCNA
4 9 (22.50%) CISSP
5 8 (20.00%) CCSA
5 8 (20.00%) CEH
5 8 (20.00%) CISMP
5 8 (20.00%) MCSE
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (20.00%) SSCP
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
7 1 (2.50%) CCSP
7 1 (2.50%) HND
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.50%) Ceph
4 1 (2.50%) KVM
4 1 (2.50%) Varnish
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Grafana
2 1 (2.50%) Graphite
2 1 (2.50%) Icinga
2 1 (2.50%) Kibana
2 1 (2.50%) logstash
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Qualys
3 8 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (15.00%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) SonicWALL
4 6 (15.00%) Symantec
5 5 (12.50%) Acronis
5 5 (12.50%) arcserve
5 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.50%) Cyberoam
5 5 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 5 (12.50%) Kaspersky
5 5 (12.50%) Proofpoint
5 5 (12.50%) Sophos
5 5 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 5 (12.50%) Webroot
6 2 (5.00%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam