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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 58 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.33% 3.12% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 24.72% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 23
Average salary £35,048 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £56,500 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 89 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.08% 12.61% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 95 80 100
Average salary £35,000 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Tamworth - 8 £31,500 - 1
Cannock +11 2 £38,250 -4.37%
Stafford - 2 £41,548 -
Burton-upon-Trent +3 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Stoke-on-Trent -8 1 £32,000 +29.29%
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco
3 18 (36.73%) Citrix
4 14 (28.57%) SAN
4 14 (28.57%) WAN
4 14 (28.57%) VLAN
5 13 (26.53%) LAN
5 13 (26.53%) HP
5 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
6 12 (24.49%) CCNP
7 11 (22.45%) CCNA
7 11 (22.45%) VPN
8 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
8 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (18.37%) MPLS
9 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
9 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
10 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
11 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 7 (14.29%) Wireless
12 6 (12.24%) WatchGuard
13 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (10.20%) DNS
14 4 (8.16%) VoIP
14 4 (8.16%) UNIX
14 4 (8.16%) IIS
14 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.16%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) WAN
1 14 (28.57%) SAN
1 14 (28.57%) VLAN
2 13 (26.53%) LAN
3 11 (22.45%) VPN
4 9 (18.37%) MPLS
5 7 (14.29%) Wireless
6 5 (10.20%) DNS
7 4 (8.16%) VoIP
8 3 (6.12%) DHCP
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.08%) Internet
9 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.08%) IPv4
9 2 (4.08%) IPv6
9 2 (4.08%) DDNS
10 1 (2.04%) NetScreen
10 1 (2.04%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.04%) MS Access
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Administrator
3 9 (18.37%) Network Administrator
3 9 (18.37%) Network Manager
3 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 9 (18.37%) Project Manager
3 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Network Operations Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.04%) EDI
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) UNIX
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Software Delivery
2 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.12%) Migration
3 3 (6.12%) DRM
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.08%) Project Governance
4 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.08%) Information Security
4 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL
4 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.04%) ERP
5 1 (2.04%) CRM
5 1 (2.04%) Web Design
5 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) VB
2 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.04%) VBA
2 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.49%) CCNP
3 11 (22.45%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) CISSP
5 2 (4.08%) HNC
5 2 (4.08%) CCIE
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.12%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
1 3 (6.12%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco
3 18 (36.73%) Citrix
4 13 (26.53%) HP
5 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.24%) WatchGuard
7 4 (8.16%) SonicWALL
7 4 (8.16%) Juniper
8 3 (6.12%) CA
8 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.08%) NetApp
9 2 (4.08%) Brocade
9 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.04%) IronPort
10 1 (2.04%) Spiceworks
10 1 (2.04%) Nokia
10 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
10 1 (2.04%) Sage
10 1 (2.04%) McAfee
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago