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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 15 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 6.58% 13.95% 8.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £30,000 £21,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £19,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £23,050 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.22%
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
31 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 40.79% 41.86% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 15
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £18,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
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 17 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Telford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) XenServer
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) SonicWALL
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) IBM Notes
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Lotus
7 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
8 2 (16.67%) SAP
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) DDNS
4 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Assistant
3 2 (16.67%) IT Assistant
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Assistant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) iPhone
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) SonicWALL
5 3 (25.00%) Lotus
6 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
7 1 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) BMC
7 1 (8.33%) Nokia
7 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (8.33%) F5