The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 14 18 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 11.19% 7.41% 26.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.48% 17.65% 67.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 6
Average salary £25,250 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.83% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £17,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
Firewall
Shropshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 23.08% 41.98% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 14
Average salary £27,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Telford

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Telford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 24 (77.42%) TCP/IP
1 24 (77.42%) Citrix
2 23 (74.19%) DNS
3 22 (70.97%) Windows
4 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
4 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
6 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (51.61%) VMware
6 16 (51.61%) Linux
6 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
7 15 (48.39%) VPN
8 14 (45.16%) DHCP
9 13 (41.94%) Cisco
10 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (35.48%) IP Telephony
12 10 (32.26%) CCNA
12 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (32.26%) VLAN
13 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
13 9 (29.03%) NAS
13 9 (29.03%) IPv4
13 9 (29.03%) IPv6
13 9 (29.03%) WAN
13 9 (29.03%) LAN
13 9 (29.03%) MCSA
13 9 (29.03%) Network Design
13 9 (29.03%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 16 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) TCP/IP
2 23 (74.19%) DNS
3 15 (48.39%) VPN
4 14 (45.16%) DHCP
5 11 (35.48%) IP Telephony
6 10 (32.26%) VLAN
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (29.03%) NAS
7 9 (29.03%) WAN
7 9 (29.03%) LAN
7 9 (29.03%) IPv4
7 9 (29.03%) IPv6
7 9 (29.03%) SAN
7 9 (29.03%) DDNS
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.23%) Network Security
9 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2000
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 3 (9.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Support Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Network Support
6 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Support
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Support
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (51.61%) Linux
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Network Design
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
3 9 (29.03%) MCSA
4 8 (25.81%) MCSE
5 7 (22.58%) MCITP
6 6 (19.35%) CCA
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Citrix
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 16 (51.61%) VMware
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco
5 7 (22.58%) Brocade
5 7 (22.58%) HP
6 5 (16.13%) SonicWALL
7 3 (9.68%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.23%) Mitel
8 1 (3.23%) Avaya
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) Lotus
8 1 (3.23%) Remedy