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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.35% 5.00% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 30.30% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 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 £30,800 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,350 £58,100 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
35 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.02% 16.50% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 18
Average salary £24,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (25.00%) VLAN
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) CCNP
7 4 (25.00%) CCNA
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
8 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (12.50%) Nortel
9 2 (12.50%) Change Management
9 2 (12.50%) Avaya
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Joomla!
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNP
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WMI
1 1 (6.25%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Nortel
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle