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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 11 37 17
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 25 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 12.82% 3.21% 10.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 52.08% 9.68% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 16
Average salary £40,750 £46,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.89% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,250 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
48 62 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 24.62% 33.16% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 46 50
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.13%
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 28 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (48.48%) CCNP
3 16 (48.48%) VPN
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (42.42%) MPLS
5 14 (42.42%) VPLS
6 12 (36.36%) Retail
6 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 11 (33.33%) Network Security
8 10 (30.30%) Law
9 9 (27.27%) Juniper
9 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
9 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 9 (27.27%) Junos
10 8 (24.24%) FortiGate
10 8 (24.24%) Fortinet
11 7 (21.21%) FirePass
11 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
11 7 (21.21%) Windows
11 7 (21.21%) F5
11 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
12 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
12 6 (18.18%) ITIL
12 6 (18.18%) VMware
13 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
14 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (12.12%) VCP4
14 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) VPN
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (42.42%) MPLS
3 14 (42.42%) VPLS
4 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 11 (33.33%) Network Security
6 9 (27.27%) Junos
7 7 (21.21%) FirePass
8 4 (12.12%) OSPF
8 4 (12.12%) BGP
8 4 (12.12%) Wireless
8 4 (12.12%) VoIP
9 3 (9.09%) WAN
9 3 (9.09%) DNS
9 3 (9.09%) LAN
10 2 (6.06%) VLAN
10 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
10 2 (6.06%) SSL
10 2 (6.06%) HTTP
11 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (36.36%) Retail
2 10 (30.30%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Design Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) SecurID
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
1 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 4 (12.12%) Change Control
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) Document Management
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Line Management
4 1 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (48.48%) CCNP
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) MCP
5 4 (12.12%) VCP4
5 4 (12.12%) VCP5
5 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (12.12%) MBCS
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) FortiGate
2 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) Juniper
2 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 8 (24.24%) Fortinet
4 7 (21.21%) F5
5 6 (18.18%) VMware
6 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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