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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 29 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.76% 5.75% 8.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 23.81% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 11
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
58 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 27.23% 24.14% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 53 19 37
Average salary £31,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) VoIP
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) SNMP
7 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) CCSE
7 3 (21.43%) CCSA
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) WAAS
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
8 2 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (21.43%) WAAS
4 3 (21.43%) SNMP
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%) PBX
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
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 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
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 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
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 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) CCSA
4 3 (21.43%) CCSE
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
6 1 (7.14%) MCDST
6 1 (7.14%) MCITP
6 1 (7.14%) CCA
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
6 1 (7.14%) Mitel
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Dell