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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 40 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.33% 3.81% 4.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.09% 25.68% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 25
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
114 74 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.88% 14.83% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 97 67 88
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 12 £24,250 -25.38%
Stafford - 6 £43,750 - 1
Cannock +5 2 £30,000 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent +10 1 £24,500 -48.95%
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 35 (54.69%) Cisco
2 28 (43.75%) WAN
2 28 (43.75%) Windows
3 25 (39.06%) VMware
4 22 (34.38%) LAN
5 21 (32.81%) VPN
6 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
8 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
9 14 (21.88%) CCNP
9 14 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (21.88%) SAN
10 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (18.75%) Citrix
11 11 (17.19%) BGP
11 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
11 11 (17.19%) ITIL
11 11 (17.19%) Load Balancing
11 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (15.63%) Network Security
12 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
12 10 (15.63%) CCNA
13 9 (14.06%) Juniper
13 9 (14.06%) MPLS
13 9 (14.06%) VLAN
14 8 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.56%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.75%) WAN
2 22 (34.38%) LAN
3 21 (32.81%) VPN
4 14 (21.88%) SAN
5 11 (17.19%) BGP
5 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
6 10 (15.63%) Network Security
7 9 (14.06%) VLAN
7 9 (14.06%) MPLS
8 8 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (12.50%) VoIP
9 5 (7.81%) Internet
10 4 (6.25%) WLAN
10 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
10 4 (6.25%) IPsec
11 3 (4.69%) OSPF
11 3 (4.69%) EIGRP
12 2 (3.13%) DNS
12 2 (3.13%) DHCP
13 1 (1.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 14 (21.88%) Network Engineer
3 10 (15.63%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Network Security Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Network Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) Security Operations Manager
7 4 (6.25%) IT Support
7 4 (6.25%) Network Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.56%) Replication
1 1 (1.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) Linux
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) UNIX
5 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) ITIL
1 11 (17.19%) Load Balancing
2 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (10.94%) Network Architecture
4 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.25%) Security Management
5 4 (6.25%) ERP
5 4 (6.25%) Project Management
5 4 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.13%) People Management
6 2 (3.13%) Network Management
6 2 (3.13%) Network Design
6 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.13%) Change Management
6 2 (3.13%) Migration
6 2 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (1.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) CCNP
1 14 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.63%) CCNA
3 5 (7.81%) VCP4
4 4 (6.25%) CCSP
4 4 (6.25%) CCIP
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.38%) vSphere
5 3 (4.69%) XenApp
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.56%) WMI
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) Plesk
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Cisco
2 25 (39.06%) VMware
3 12 (18.75%) Citrix
4 9 (14.06%) Juniper
5 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.94%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) Nortel
7 2 (3.13%) Sun
7 2 (3.13%) CA
7 2 (3.13%) Avaya
7 2 (3.13%) McAfee
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle
8 1 (1.56%) Veeam
8 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + upto 17.5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cannock
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Car
Posted: 20 days ago