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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.43% 3.91% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 24.14% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 2
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,200 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,500 £49,000
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
44 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 25.73% 16.20% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 18
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £40,000 £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 6 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) WAN
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) VPN
4 9 (42.86%) CCNP
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
8 5 (23.81%) Juniper
8 5 (23.81%) SAN
8 5 (23.81%) CCNA
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Network Security
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
9 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (19.05%) VLAN
9 4 (19.05%) CCIP
9 4 (19.05%) CCSP
9 4 (19.05%) Internet
9 4 (19.05%) MPLS
9 4 (19.05%) BGP
9 4 (19.05%) Project Management
9 4 (19.05%) Security Management
9 4 (19.05%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) WAN
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (23.81%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) IPsec
6 4 (19.05%) VLAN
6 4 (19.05%) Internet
6 4 (19.05%) MPLS
6 4 (19.05%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Security Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Network Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) IT Support
3 4 (19.05%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Security Management
3 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) People Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Management
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNP
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) CCSP
3 4 (19.05%) CCIP
4 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WMI
1 1 (4.76%) Plesk
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Nortel
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle