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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 13 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.23% 6.28% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 23.81% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 6
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -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
33 63 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 25.38% 26.36% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 23
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 26 January 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 30 (88.24%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (47.06%) CCNP
4 14 (41.18%) MPLS
4 14 (41.18%) VPN
4 14 (41.18%) VPLS
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (29.41%) Retail
5 10 (29.41%) Law
5 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 9 (26.47%) Juniper
6 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
6 9 (26.47%) FirePass
6 9 (26.47%) Network Security
6 9 (26.47%) Fortinet
6 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
6 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
6 9 (26.47%) F5
6 9 (26.47%) Junos
6 9 (26.47%) FortiGate
7 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
9 4 (11.76%) Document Management
9 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (11.76%) MBCS
9 4 (11.76%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Lync
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) MPLS
1 14 (41.18%) VPN
1 14 (41.18%) VPLS
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 9 (26.47%) Junos
3 9 (26.47%) FirePass
3 9 (26.47%) Network Security
4 4 (11.76%) DNS
4 4 (11.76%) OSPF
4 4 (11.76%) BGP
4 4 (11.76%) Wireless
4 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) VoIP
4 4 (11.76%) WLAN
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
General
1 10 (29.41%) Law
1 10 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Network Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Design Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
1 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 4 (11.76%) Document Management
2 4 (11.76%) Change Control
3 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (47.06%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) VCP4
4 4 (11.76%) VCP5
4 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.76%) MBCS
4 4 (11.76%) MCP
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) FortiGate
2 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Fortinet
2 9 (26.47%) Juniper
2 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
2 9 (26.47%) F5
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
3 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft