The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 27 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.62% 2.21% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% 21.43% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Average salary £24,750 £33,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,750 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £40,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Firewall
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.67% 10.29% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 13
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Firewall
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) Juniper
4 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (53.33%) Internet
6 7 (46.67%) Security Management
6 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (46.67%) CCSP
6 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (46.67%) Network Architecture
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 7 (46.67%) Fortinet
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) CCNP
8 2 (13.33%) CCNA
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (13.33%) SAN
8 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (53.33%) Internet
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (46.67%) Security Management
2 7 (46.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCSP
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 7 (46.67%) Fortinet
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) WatchGuard
4 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft