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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 32 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.17% 1.95% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 13.16% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
51 38 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 23.08% 14.79% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 13
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,500
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 19 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) VPN
3 12 (60.00%) WAN
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (55.00%) LAN
5 9 (45.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) Network Security
6 8 (40.00%) Internet
6 8 (40.00%) Juniper
7 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
7 7 (35.00%) Security Management
7 7 (35.00%) CCSP
8 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 5 (25.00%) CCNA
9 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (20.00%) IPsec
10 4 (20.00%) MPLS
10 4 (20.00%) BGP
10 4 (20.00%) CCIP
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (15.00%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) VPN
2 12 (60.00%) WAN
3 11 (55.00%) LAN
4 8 (40.00%) Internet
4 8 (40.00%) Network Security
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (20.00%) IPsec
7 4 (20.00%) MPLS
7 4 (20.00%) BGP
8 2 (10.00%) VLAN
9 1 (5.00%) DNS
9 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) Security Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.00%) People Management
7 1 (5.00%) Network Management
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) CCSP
4 5 (25.00%) CCNA
5 4 (20.00%) CCIP
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Nortel
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 per annum dependin
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago