Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 59 58
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 3.02% 2.74% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 21.13% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 3
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +42.86% -9.26%
10th Percentile £24,625 £29,000 £23,850
90th Percentile £33,875 £35,000 £30,650
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year -7.14% +10.24% -2.31%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 50 71 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 12.59% 12.98% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 67 48
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% -2.86% +29.63%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,250 £18,175
90th Percentile £52,500 £65,000 £56,250
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year -7.14% -7.28% +25.83%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Skype
6 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) XenApp
7 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
7 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001

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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Field Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Network Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Snort
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam