The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 13 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.61% 3.92% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 81.25% 22.22% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 3
Average salary £32,500 £42,105 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.81% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 17.98% 17.65% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 8
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £32,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
4 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (75.00%) CCNA
5 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
5 11 (68.75%) VMware
6 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (56.25%) SAN
8 8 (50.00%) LAN
8 8 (50.00%) WAN
9 7 (43.75%) VPN
9 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (37.50%) DNS
11 5 (31.25%) VoIP
11 5 (31.25%) Clustering
11 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
11 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
11 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
11 5 (31.25%) VMware Server
11 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (25.00%) WAP
12 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (12.50%) MCITP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) VPN
4 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CCNA
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCDP
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Server
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Brocade
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint