The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dudley with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Dudley
Rank 4 10 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dudley 10.00% 8.57% 6.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% 50.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £25,000 £21,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dudley with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dudley
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1 6 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dudley 10.00% 17.14% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Median salary £25,000 £21,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Dudley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dudley citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Dudley

Firewall
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Dudley

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dudley region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) VLAN
2 6 (50.00%) VoIP
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) MPLS
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
5 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) CCNP
6 2 (16.67%) PPP
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) ADSL
6 2 (16.67%) GIS
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) VLAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) ADSL
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) OSPF
6 2 (16.67%) PPP
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) GIS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (16.67%) High Availability
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) SIEM
1 2 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCSA
2 2 (16.67%) CCSE
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Draytek
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Huawei
3 2 (16.67%) Meraki
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware