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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 39 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.34% 5.66% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 21.95% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +2.56%
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 Worcestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.09% 25.79% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 29
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
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
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 27 February 2015. 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
Kidderminster +2 2 £31,500 -21.25%
Redditch +5 1 - - 2
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) VPN
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) PPP
3 4 (40.00%) ATM
3 4 (40.00%) ISDN
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) DSL
3 4 (40.00%) X.21
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) DSL
3 4 (40.00%) X.21
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 4 (40.00%) PPP
3 4 (40.00%) ATM
3 4 (40.00%) ISDN
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) DDNS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) System Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) QA
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Netcool
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £26-£32k per year depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday