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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 24 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.50% 2.08% 7.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.78% 12.90% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 14
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £31,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
46 31 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 18.70% 16.15% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 35
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +2 9 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Worcester - 5 £50,000 - 2
Droitwich - 1 £42,500 -
Malvern - 1 - - 1
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (59.09%) CCNP
3 13 (59.09%) VPN
4 12 (54.55%) WAN
4 12 (54.55%) LAN
4 12 (54.55%) Juniper
5 11 (50.00%) OSPF
5 11 (50.00%) BGP
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (45.45%) Presales
6 10 (45.45%) Windows
6 10 (45.45%) CCNA
7 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
7 9 (40.91%) SSL
7 9 (40.91%) VoIP
7 9 (40.91%) EIGRP
7 9 (40.91%) Wireless
7 9 (40.91%) VMware
7 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
7 9 (40.91%) MPLS
8 8 (36.36%) Multicast
8 8 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
8 8 (36.36%) FCoE
8 8 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (36.36%) iSCSI
8 8 (36.36%) VPLS
8 8 (36.36%) IPsec

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) VPN
2 12 (54.55%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) WAN
3 11 (50.00%) BGP
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (50.00%) OSPF
4 9 (40.91%) EIGRP
4 9 (40.91%) MPLS
4 9 (40.91%) SSL
4 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 9 (40.91%) VoIP
4 9 (40.91%) Wireless
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (36.36%) FCoE
5 8 (36.36%) IPsec
5 8 (36.36%) iSCSI
5 8 (36.36%) Multicast
5 8 (36.36%) RIP
5 8 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (36.36%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Consultant
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
1 8 (36.36%) Network Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Presales
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCNP
3 10 (45.45%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CCDP
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (9.09%) MCITP
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Juniper
3 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam
Redditch, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Broadway, Worcestershire
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Pracctice Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago