The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Telford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 15 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 12.77% 19.84% 5.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 67.57% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Average salary £24,750 £31,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £18,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £52,500 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 40.43% 29.37% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 14
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Shropshire

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 18 April 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 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 34 (82.93%) Security Cleared
3 27 (65.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 26 (63.41%) SC Cleared
5 23 (56.10%) Incident Management
6 22 (53.66%) CheckPoint
7 21 (51.22%) VoIP
8 19 (46.34%) F5
9 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (43.90%) Advertising
10 17 (41.46%) WAN
10 17 (41.46%) Network Management
10 17 (41.46%) Fortinet
11 16 (39.02%) Load Balancing
11 16 (39.02%) WAN Optimisation
11 16 (39.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (39.02%) McAfee
12 15 (36.59%) BGP
12 15 (36.59%) MPLS
12 15 (36.59%) OSPF
12 15 (36.59%) DMVPN
12 15 (36.59%) Blue Coat
13 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (17.07%) DNS
14 7 (17.07%) CCNP
14 7 (17.07%) Windows
15 6 (14.63%) Nokia
15 6 (14.63%) Network Design
16 5 (12.20%) Apache
16 5 (12.20%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (12.20%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) VoIP
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (41.46%) WAN
4 16 (39.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (36.59%) BGP
5 15 (36.59%) MPLS
5 15 (36.59%) OSPF
5 15 (36.59%) DMVPN
6 7 (17.07%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) DHCP
7 4 (9.76%) BIG-IP
7 4 (9.76%) Network Security
7 4 (9.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.32%) DDNS
9 2 (4.88%) LAN
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
General
1 18 (43.90%) Advertising
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Network Support
3 6 (14.63%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Design Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
1 1 (2.44%) XML
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.44%) Informatics
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) AIX
5 2 (4.88%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Root Cause Analysis
2 23 (56.10%) Incident Management
3 17 (41.46%) Network Management
4 16 (39.02%) Load Balancing
4 16 (39.02%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (14.63%) Network Design
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.88%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL
7 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.44%) Python
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) Security Cleared
2 26 (63.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.07%) CCNP
5 3 (7.32%) CCNA
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.88%) CCA
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.88%) CCSA
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) XenServer
2 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.88%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.44%) Munin
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 22 (53.66%) CheckPoint
3 19 (46.34%) F5
4 17 (41.46%) Fortinet
5 16 (39.02%) McAfee
6 15 (36.59%) Blue Coat
7 6 (14.63%) Nokia
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.76%) Citrix
9 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.32%) VMware
10 2 (4.88%) Lotus
10 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.44%) Juniper
11 1 (2.44%) BMC
11 1 (2.44%) Remedy
11 1 (2.44%) OPNET