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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 12 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 8.14% 7.81% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.89% 37.04% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 1
Average salary £47,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -12.94%
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
18 54 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 20.93% 21.09% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 47 18
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,300 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 February 2015, 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 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (46.88%) CCNP
4 11 (34.38%) Juniper
4 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
4 11 (34.38%) MPLS
4 11 (34.38%) VPN
4 11 (34.38%) VPLS
4 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
4 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
4 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (28.13%) FirePass
5 9 (28.13%) Network Security
5 9 (28.13%) Fortinet
5 9 (28.13%) Junos
5 9 (28.13%) F5
5 9 (28.13%) FortiGate
6 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (25.00%) Retail
6 8 (25.00%) Law
7 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
7 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
7 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) LAN
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL
9 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.63%) Wireless
10 4 (12.50%) Lync
10 4 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (12.50%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Lync
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) MPLS
1 11 (34.38%) VPN
1 11 (34.38%) VPLS
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (28.13%) Junos
2 9 (28.13%) FirePass
2 9 (28.13%) Network Security
3 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.75%) LAN
5 5 (15.63%) Wireless
6 4 (12.50%) DNS
6 4 (12.50%) WLAN
6 4 (12.50%) WAN
7 3 (9.38%) VoIP
7 3 (9.38%) OSPF
7 3 (9.38%) BGP
8 2 (6.25%) DSL
8 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.25%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Law
1 8 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Design Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.25%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
1 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
2 3 (9.38%) Document Management
2 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (9.38%) Change Control
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (46.88%) CCNP
3 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) VCP4
4 3 (9.38%) VCP5
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (9.38%) MCP
4 3 (9.38%) MBCS
5 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (6.25%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) Juniper
2 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
3 9 (28.13%) Fortinet
3 9 (28.13%) F5
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.25%) CA
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago