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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.08% 2.65% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 13.95% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Average salary £18,000 £20,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -32.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
29 43 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 29.59% 19.03% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 27
Average salary £31,250 £25,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) SNMP
4 5 (50.00%) CCSA
4 5 (50.00%) CCSE
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (50.00%) WAAS
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (20.00%) ADSL
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) vSphere

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) SNMP
3 5 (50.00%) WAAS
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) ADSL
6 1 (10.00%) PBX
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) CCSA
2 5 (50.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Sophos
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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