The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 3.33% 2.03% 4.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 23.53% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Median salary £22,500 £43,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.67% +79.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £27,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £47,500 £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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 17 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 14.00% 8.63% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 36
Median salary £28,000 £25,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +3.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Firewall
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Stoke-on-Trent

Firewall
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) RIP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) IPv4
3 3 (42.86%) IPv6
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) Life Science
3 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) HND

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) G Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) IPv4
2 3 (42.86%) IPv6
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) OSPF
2 3 (42.86%) RIP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Support
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Life Science
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HND
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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