The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 35 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.65% 5.63% 4.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 31.71% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 9
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £41,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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 Worcestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 21.17% 17.75% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55 39 35
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Firewall
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redditch - 9 £30,000 -
Worcester -11 1 £24,000 -38.46% 2
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) IIS
5 6 (37.50%) VLAN
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) Network Design
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) WLAN
6 5 (31.25%) Wireless
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) BGP
8 3 (18.75%) Netcool

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) VLAN
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) WLAN
3 5 (31.25%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 2 (12.50%) DSL
6 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 2 (12.50%) X.21
6 2 (12.50%) ATM
6 2 (12.50%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Informix
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) IT Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Network Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) RMADS
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Security Management
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) ISMS
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
2 2 (12.50%) Database Security
2 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCEE
4 1 (6.25%) CCAA
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Postfix
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Netcool
2 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Sage
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) Mitel
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 to £26000 per annum - company car or car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 6 days ago