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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 22 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.76% 6.62% 14.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 22.73% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 20
Average salary £41,000 £31,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.25% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
29 44 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 19.73% 29.14% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 55
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 £16,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 8 (53.33%) Retail
3 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (40.00%) SSL
5 6 (40.00%) Junos
5 6 (40.00%) SecurID
5 6 (40.00%) Change Management
5 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Fujitsu
6 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
6 5 (33.33%) VLAN
6 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 3 (20.00%) Network Design
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (20.00%) Security Management
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) VPN
1 8 (53.33%) Network Security
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) SSL
3 6 (40.00%) Junos
4 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) HTTP
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) SecurID
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) Fujitsu
4 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) McAfee
7 1 (6.67%) Clearswift
7 1 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
Stevenage
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance (6.5K) + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago