The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.68% 3.74% 9.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 14.81% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 13
Average salary £38,750 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £22,550 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Firewall
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 27 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.31% 25.23% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 57
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Firewall
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Wakefield

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) VoIP
5 7 (50.00%) CCNP
5 7 (50.00%) CCNA
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) SNMP
8 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) CCSE
8 4 (28.57%) CCSA
8 4 (28.57%) WAAS
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (21.43%) MCSE
9 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 2 (14.29%) MCSA
10 2 (14.29%) PBX
10 2 (14.29%) ITIL
10 2 (14.29%) MCP
10 2 (14.29%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) VoIP
4 4 (28.57%) WAAS
4 4 (28.57%) SNMP
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) PBX
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) IPsec
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) Intranet
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
2 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
2 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) CCSA
4 4 (28.57%) CCSE
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
6 2 (14.29%) MCSA
6 2 (14.29%) MCP
7 1 (7.14%) MCDST
7 1 (7.14%) MCITP
7 1 (7.14%) CCA
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago