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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 2.67% 12.39% 6.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 66.67% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 8
Average salary £38,500 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.30% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
6 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 8.00% 18.58% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 18
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (33.33%) Brocade
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) AppSense
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade