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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 7 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 21.51% 30.00% 16.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 58.82% 65.85% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 9
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £20,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £46,250 £37,500
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
34 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 36.56% 45.56% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 16
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (60.00%) VPN
4 14 (56.00%) Citrix
5 13 (52.00%) DNS
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (44.00%) HP
7 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
9 8 (32.00%) DDNS
9 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (28.00%) CCNA
10 7 (28.00%) Network Design
10 7 (28.00%) Brocade
10 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (24.00%) MCSE
11 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (24.00%) IP Telephony
11 6 (24.00%) SonicWALL
12 5 (20.00%) MCSA
12 5 (20.00%) DHCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 15 (60.00%) VPN
2 13 (52.00%) DNS
3 8 (32.00%) DDNS
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (24.00%) IP Telephony
5 5 (20.00%) NAS
5 5 (20.00%) SAN
5 5 (20.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) IPv4
6 4 (16.00%) IPv6
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 3 (12.00%) Network Security
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.00%) WAN
8 2 (8.00%) LAN
8 2 (8.00%) SNMP
8 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (8.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Network Support
5 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Network Design
2 3 (12.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (28.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (24.00%) MCSE
5 5 (20.00%) MCSA
5 5 (20.00%) CCA
5 5 (20.00%) CCNP
6 2 (8.00%) CCDP
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) XenServer
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Citrix
3 11 (44.00%) HP
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (28.00%) Brocade
6 6 (24.00%) SonicWALL
7 3 (12.00%) Mitel
7 3 (12.00%) Avaya
7 3 (12.00%) Juniper
8 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (8.00%) Nokia
8 2 (8.00%) McAfee
9 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (4.00%) IBM