The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 2.63% 7.14% 8.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 46.67% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Average salary £21,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £33,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 13.16% 15.31% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 19
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Firewall
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Altrincham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) UNIX
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) Information Security
6 4 (36.36%) Line Management
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) JMeter
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
8 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) VPN
8 2 (18.18%) SMTP
8 2 (18.18%) .NET

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (36.36%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 2 (18.18%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Draytek
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec