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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 34 72 48
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.11% 0.87% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.55% 5.94% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 5 18
Average salary £60,000 £56,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% +88.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
110 101 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.68% 14.57% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 95 92 106
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £56,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 4 £26,000 -53.98%
Tamworth - 3 £28,550 -
Uttoxeter - 2 - -
Lichfield - 2 £34,000 -
Stafford - 2 £52,500 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (48.72%) Cisco
2 33 (42.31%) VMware
3 29 (37.18%) Windows
4 23 (29.49%) Citrix
5 22 (28.21%) WAN
6 19 (24.36%) SAN
7 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 16 (20.51%) LAN
8 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
9 14 (17.95%) VPN
9 14 (17.95%) Software Delivery
10 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (14.10%) CCNP
12 11 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (14.10%) VLAN
13 9 (11.54%) MPLS
13 9 (11.54%) CCNA
13 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (10.26%) Juniper
14 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
15 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (8.97%) ITIL
15 7 (8.97%) UNIX
15 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
15 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
15 7 (8.97%) Telecoms

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) WAN
2 19 (24.36%) SAN
3 16 (20.51%) LAN
4 14 (17.95%) VPN
5 11 (14.10%) VLAN
6 9 (11.54%) MPLS
7 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.41%) BGP
8 5 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (6.41%) Wireless
9 4 (5.13%) VoIP
9 4 (5.13%) Ethernet
9 4 (5.13%) Network Security
10 2 (2.56%) WLAN
11 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.28%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.28%) NetScreen
11 1 (1.28%) OSPF
11 1 (1.28%) Internet
11 1 (1.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
General
1 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Network Manager
2 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Manager
3 14 (17.95%) Project Manager
3 14 (17.95%) Network Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Network Security Manager
5 8 (10.26%) Security Manager
6 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Operations Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Network Operations Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Security Operations Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Administrator
9 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Network Administrator
9 4 (5.13%) IT Support
10 3 (3.85%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) HTML
1 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.28%) CSS
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.28%) Replication
2 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.18%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (8.97%) UNIX
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.41%) Linux
5 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Software Delivery
2 9 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (8.97%) ITIL
3 7 (8.97%) Business Continuity
4 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.13%) ERP
5 4 (5.13%) Project Management
6 3 (3.85%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.85%) DRM
7 2 (2.56%) Network Design
7 2 (2.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.56%) Service Management
7 2 (2.56%) Change Management
7 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.56%) People Management
7 2 (2.56%) Network Management
7 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.56%) Time Management
8 1 (1.28%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) CCNP
1 11 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (3.85%) CISSP
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) CCIE
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
1 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) XenApp
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) Plesk
1 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (48.72%) Cisco
2 33 (42.31%) VMware
3 23 (29.49%) Citrix
4 18 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.26%) Juniper
6 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.69%) HP
8 3 (3.85%) WatchGuard
8 3 (3.85%) McAfee
9 2 (2.56%) Sun
9 2 (2.56%) Avaya
9 2 (2.56%) Nortel
9 2 (2.56%) NetApp
9 2 (2.56%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.28%) IronPort
10 1 (1.28%) Veeam
10 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.28%) CA
10 1 (1.28%) Nokia
10 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago