The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 16 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.77% 7.89% 11.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.22% 22.64% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 17
Average salary £41,500 £31,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.87% -16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £48,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Firewall
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 53 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 20.69% 34.87% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 57
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £31,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Firewall
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Stevenage region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Stevenage

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) VPN
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (45.83%) CCNP
4 11 (45.83%) Retail
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (37.50%) VPLS
6 9 (37.50%) MPLS
7 8 (33.33%) Network Security
8 7 (29.17%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (25.00%) Junos
9 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (25.00%) SSL
9 6 (25.00%) Juniper
9 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 6 (25.00%) Change Management
9 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (25.00%) Finance
9 6 (25.00%) Fujitsu
9 6 (25.00%) SecurID
10 5 (20.83%) Law
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.83%) FortiGate

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) VPN
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (37.50%) VPLS
3 9 (37.50%) MPLS
4 8 (33.33%) Network Security
5 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 6 (25.00%) Junos
6 6 (25.00%) SSL
7 4 (16.67%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) OSPF
7 4 (16.67%) BGP
7 4 (16.67%) Wireless
8 3 (12.50%) WAN
8 3 (12.50%) LAN
9 2 (8.33%) HTTP
9 2 (8.33%) VLAN
9 2 (8.33%) DNS
9 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (45.83%) Retail
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) SecurID
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Change Management
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
1 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.67%) Change Control
2 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.67%) Document Management
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) VCP4
4 4 (16.67%) VCP5
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (16.67%) MBCS
4 4 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) FortiGate
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Juniper
3 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) Fujitsu
4 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
5 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.33%) McAfee
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
Stevenage
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 21 days ago