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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 46 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.73% 6.03% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.86% 29.20% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 15
Average salary £26,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,225 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £72,500 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
70 113 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.36% 20.66% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 65 91 65
Average salary £26,250 £27,275 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,975 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 10 February 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 10 February 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 - 11 £26,250 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -7 4 £43,000 +22.85% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -2 2 £45,000 +83.67%
Lichfield -6 1 £38,000 +85.36% 1
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 26 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (60.00%) LAN
2 24 (60.00%) CCNA
3 22 (55.00%) WAN
4 20 (50.00%) VPN
5 18 (45.00%) HP
6 17 (42.50%) Wireless
7 16 (40.00%) Cisco
8 15 (37.50%) CCNP
9 14 (35.00%) Windows
10 13 (32.50%) Citrix
10 13 (32.50%) Degree
10 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
11 12 (30.00%) MPLS
12 11 (27.50%) VLAN
12 11 (27.50%) VMware
13 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
13 9 (22.50%) WatchGuard
14 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
15 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
15 7 (17.50%) SAN
15 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
16 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
16 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (12.50%) ITIL
17 5 (12.50%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) LAN
2 22 (55.00%) WAN
3 20 (50.00%) VPN
4 17 (42.50%) Wireless
5 12 (30.00%) MPLS
6 11 (27.50%) VLAN
7 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (17.50%) SAN
8 5 (12.50%) WLAN
9 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
9 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (7.50%) ADSL
10 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (5.00%) DHCP
11 2 (5.00%) DNS
11 2 (5.00%) Internet
11 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
11 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
11 2 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Administrator
2 10 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Graduate
5 6 (15.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Junior
5 6 (15.00%) Junior Network Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Network Support
8 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.50%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (7.50%) Presales
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) Energy Management
4 2 (5.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) Information Security
4 2 (5.00%) Network Management
4 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.50%) Information Management
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (60.00%) CCNA
3 15 (37.50%) CCNP
4 13 (32.50%) Degree
5 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (12.50%) MCSE
8 4 (10.00%) MCP
9 3 (7.50%) MCITP
10 2 (5.00%) CISM
10 2 (5.00%) CISSP
10 2 (5.00%) CRISC
10 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.50%) MCSA
11 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cacti
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) HP
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix
4 11 (27.50%) VMware
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (22.50%) WatchGuard
6 5 (12.50%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Meraki
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Stoke-on-Trent,...
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