The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 / Staffordshire
Rank 53 47 34
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.84% 3.75% 6.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 34.72% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 36
Median salary £23,000 £36,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.11% -34.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £26,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £49,250 £72,500
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 56 72 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 12.87% 10.79% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 48 67 91
Median salary £29,500 £33,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.59% -0.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Staffordshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Staffordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +4 5 £22,500 -47.67% 1
Burton-upon-Trent +6 1 £35,000 -20.45%
Stafford - 1 £23,500 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (41.18%) Network Security
4 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 13 (38.24%) LAN
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 10 (29.41%) DNS
6 10 (29.41%) CCNA
7 9 (26.47%) Qualys
7 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (26.47%) CISSP
7 9 (26.47%) CCNP
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
7 9 (26.47%) Security Operations
8 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (23.53%) SIEM
8 8 (23.53%) Linux
8 8 (23.53%) MCSE
8 8 (23.53%) WAN
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (23.53%) CCSA
8 8 (23.53%) SSCP
8 8 (23.53%) CEH
8 8 (23.53%) CISMP
9 7 (20.59%) Migration
9 7 (20.59%) MPLS
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (14.71%) Site Server
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) Mimecast
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) Network Security
2 13 (38.24%) LAN
3 10 (29.41%) DNS
3 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 8 (23.53%) WAN
5 7 (20.59%) MPLS
6 6 (17.65%) VLAN
6 6 (17.65%) Wireless
7 5 (14.71%) OSPF
8 4 (11.76%) DHCP
8 4 (11.76%) VoIP
8 4 (11.76%) VPN
9 3 (8.82%) IPv4
9 3 (8.82%) IPv6
9 3 (8.82%) LDAP
9 3 (8.82%) RIP
9 3 (8.82%) SSL
10 2 (5.88%) BGP
10 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
10 2 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Redis
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) GDB
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) GitLab
General
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Security Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Security Operations Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Technical Support
5 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (14.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (14.71%) Administrator
6 5 (14.71%) Network Administrator
7 3 (8.82%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.94%) LAMP
1 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Life Science
3 2 (5.88%) AS400
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 8 (23.53%) Linux
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) Unix
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
1 9 (26.47%) Security Operations
2 8 (23.53%) SIEM
2 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 7 (20.59%) Migration
4 5 (14.71%) Server Building
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) High Availability
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) Go
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) CISSP
4 8 (23.53%) CCSA
4 8 (23.53%) CEH
4 8 (23.53%) CISMP
4 8 (23.53%) MCSE
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (23.53%) SSCP
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) HND
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.71%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.94%) Ceph
4 1 (2.94%) KVM
4 1 (2.94%) Varnish
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Grafana
2 1 (2.94%) Graphite
2 1 (2.94%) Icinga
2 1 (2.94%) Kibana
2 1 (2.94%) logstash
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Qualys
3 6 (17.65%) SonicWALL
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) Acronis
4 5 (14.71%) arcserve
4 5 (14.71%) Cyberoam
4 5 (14.71%) HP
4 5 (14.71%) Intel Security
4 5 (14.71%) Kaspersky
4 5 (14.71%) Proofpoint
4 5 (14.71%) Sophos
4 5 (14.71%) Symantec
4 5 (14.71%) WatchGuard
4 5 (14.71%) Webroot
5 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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