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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 18 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.88% 5.05% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 22.00% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £37,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
27 50 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 21.95% 22.94% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 20
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 10 (62.50%) Juniper
2 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
4 6 (37.50%) CA
4 6 (37.50%) SNMP
4 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) CCSA
4 6 (37.50%) e-Health
4 6 (37.50%) JNCIA
4 6 (37.50%) CA Spectrum
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (37.50%) DSL
4 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (25.00%) Junos
5 4 (25.00%) Lync
5 4 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (25.00%) Office 365
5 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
5 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (25.00%) FirePass
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (25.00%) WLAN
5 4 (25.00%) WAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (25.00%) Lync
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) SNMP
2 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (37.50%) Wireless
2 6 (37.50%) DSL
3 4 (25.00%) Junos
3 4 (25.00%) FirePass
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) WLAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Law
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) e-Health
2 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (37.50%) CCSA
3 6 (37.50%) JNCIA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) CA Spectrum
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 10 (62.50%) Juniper
3 6 (37.50%) CA
4 4 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft