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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 64 43
Rank change year-on-year +22 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.00% 2.16% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.43% 18.07% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 26
Median salary £30,000 £31,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -47.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £30,000 £28,025
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £63,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  

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 61 83 116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 11.62% 11.94% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43 72 106
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% -1.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,598 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Cannock - 6 £32,500 - 5
Burton-upon-Trent +14 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Tamworth - 5 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +14 3 £27,000 -10.00% 4
Stafford - 1 £25,000 -
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 21 (72.41%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (41.38%) WAN
3 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 12 (41.38%) LAN
4 11 (37.93%) Windows
5 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (34.48%) MPLS
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) HP
7 8 (27.59%) VMware
8 7 (24.14%) Wireless
8 7 (24.14%) CCNP
9 6 (20.69%) Juniper
9 6 (20.69%) Fortinet
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (17.24%) Motorola
10 5 (17.24%) SLA
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.24%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
11 4 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.79%) OSPF
11 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
11 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) LAN
1 12 (41.38%) WAN
2 10 (34.48%) MPLS
3 7 (24.14%) Wireless
4 5 (17.24%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (13.79%) OSPF
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.34%) IPv4
6 3 (10.34%) IPv6
6 3 (10.34%) LDAP
6 3 (10.34%) RIP
6 3 (10.34%) SSL
6 3 (10.34%) VLAN
6 3 (10.34%) VoIP
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) WLAN
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.90%) DNS
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security
8 1 (3.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Network Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Network Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Network Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Technician
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
1 4 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (10.34%) Life Science
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) AS400
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Unix
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) DevOps
2 2 (6.90%) High Availability
2 2 (6.90%) Migration
2 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
2 2 (6.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.45%) Data Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.45%) Server Building
3 1 (3.45%) Server Hardening
3 1 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 7 (24.14%) CCNP
4 2 (6.90%) CCSA
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) HND
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) HP
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Fortinet
4 6 (20.69%) Juniper
5 5 (17.24%) Motorola
6 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) arcserve
8 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) McAfee
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.45%) Sophos
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.45%) Webroot
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