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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 13 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 13.91% 33.68% 19.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.71% 80.00% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 10
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,200 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £46,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
35 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 30.43% 42.11% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 20
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £35,400 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Telford region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Telford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) VPN
2 23 (74.19%) VMware
3 20 (64.52%) DNS
3 20 (64.52%) Citrix
3 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
4 19 (61.29%) Linux
4 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
6 13 (41.94%) HP
6 13 (41.94%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (38.71%) Brocade
7 12 (38.71%) IP Telephony
7 12 (38.71%) DDNS
8 11 (35.48%) CCNA
8 11 (35.48%) Network Design
9 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (29.03%) Nagios
10 9 (29.03%) IPv4
10 9 (29.03%) IPv6
10 9 (29.03%) CCA
10 9 (29.03%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
10 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) VPN
2 20 (64.52%) DNS
2 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
3 13 (41.94%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (38.71%) DDNS
4 12 (38.71%) IP Telephony
5 9 (29.03%) IPv4
5 9 (29.03%) IPv6
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (29.03%) VLAN
6 8 (25.81%) NAS
6 8 (25.81%) SAN
6 8 (25.81%) DHCP
7 7 (22.58%) WAN
8 6 (19.35%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) Network Security
10 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
11 2 (6.45%) OSPF
11 2 (6.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2000
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Support Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco Support
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Network Support
7 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Network Design
2 3 (9.68%) Network Management
2 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNA
3 9 (29.03%) CCA
3 9 (29.03%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (25.81%) MCSE
4 8 (25.81%) MCSA
5 5 (16.13%) CCNP
6 2 (6.45%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Nagios
2 2 (6.45%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
1 23 (74.19%) VMware
2 20 (64.52%) Citrix
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) HP
5 12 (38.71%) Brocade
6 8 (25.81%) SonicWALL
6 8 (25.81%) SolarWinds
7 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.90%) Avaya
8 4 (12.90%) Juniper
8 4 (12.90%) Mitel
9 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.45%) McAfee
9 2 (6.45%) Nokia
10 1 (3.23%) Lotus
10 1 (3.23%) Remedy
10 1 (3.23%) Fortinet