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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.74% 1.79% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 13.40% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 22
Average salary £41,500 £29,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.49% -4.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £56,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
120 97 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.29% 13.32% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 104 89 102
Average salary £34,500 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.18% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £56,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Cannock +13 3 £31,500 +26.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 3 £24,500 -41.31% 1
Tamworth - 3 £41,500 - 1
Stafford - 2 £41,548 -
Burton-upon-Trent +10 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (49.18%) Cisco
2 27 (44.26%) VMware
3 25 (40.98%) Data Centre
4 21 (34.43%) Windows
5 17 (27.87%) WAN
5 17 (27.87%) Citrix
5 17 (27.87%) SAN
6 15 (24.59%) CheckPoint
7 13 (21.31%) LAN
8 12 (19.67%) VLAN
8 12 (19.67%) Software Delivery
9 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (18.03%) VPN
10 10 (16.39%) CCNP
10 10 (16.39%) HP
10 10 (16.39%) MPLS
11 9 (14.75%) CCNA
11 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
11 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (11.48%) UNIX
12 7 (11.48%) Juniper
12 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
13 6 (9.84%) VoIP
13 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
14 5 (8.20%) Linux
14 5 (8.20%) Wireless
14 5 (8.20%) Business Continuity
14 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) WAN
1 17 (27.87%) SAN
2 13 (21.31%) LAN
3 12 (19.67%) VLAN
4 11 (18.03%) VPN
5 10 (16.39%) MPLS
6 6 (9.84%) VoIP
7 5 (8.20%) Wireless
8 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (6.56%) DNS
8 4 (6.56%) BGP
8 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.92%) Internet
9 3 (4.92%) DHCP
10 2 (3.28%) WLAN
10 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.28%) Network Security
10 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
General
1 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Network Manager
2 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 12 (19.67%) Project Manager
2 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 11 (18.03%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Network Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) Operations Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Security Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Network Security Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Network Operations Manager
6 3 (4.92%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) Statistics
3 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (11.48%) UNIX
4 5 (8.20%) Linux
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Software Delivery
2 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.20%) Business Continuity
4 3 (4.92%) ITIL
4 3 (4.92%) DRM
4 3 (4.92%) Migration
4 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.92%) Network Architecture
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.28%) Service Management
5 2 (3.28%) Information Security
5 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.64%) Server Building
6 1 (1.64%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.64%) CRM
6 1 (1.64%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.39%) CCNP
3 9 (14.75%) CCNA
4 3 (4.92%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) CCIE
5 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
1 3 (4.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Cisco
2 27 (44.26%) VMware
3 17 (27.87%) Citrix
4 15 (24.59%) CheckPoint
5 10 (16.39%) HP
6 7 (11.48%) Juniper
7 3 (4.92%) CA
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.92%) WatchGuard
7 3 (4.92%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.28%) NetApp
8 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.64%) Nokia
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle
9 1 (1.64%) IronPort
9 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.64%) McAfee
9 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.64%) Brocade
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago