The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.46% 3.58% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.14% 14.49% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 1
Average salary £31,500 £32,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.81% -34.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
73 69 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.11% 24.73% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 62 58
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Firewall
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 46 (92.00%) Windows
2 29 (58.00%) VMware
3 26 (52.00%) TCP/IP
4 25 (50.00%) Linux
4 25 (50.00%) SQL
5 24 (48.00%) Cisco
6 22 (44.00%) Finance
7 21 (42.00%) Juniper
8 18 (36.00%) CheckPoint
9 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
9 17 (34.00%) FTP
9 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (32.00%) DHCP
10 16 (32.00%) DNS
10 16 (32.00%) SSL
10 16 (32.00%) LDAP
10 16 (32.00%) Telnet
10 16 (32.00%) Information Security
11 15 (30.00%) VPN
11 15 (30.00%) Perl
12 14 (28.00%) MS Office
13 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
13 13 (26.00%) Network Architecture
13 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
15 11 (22.00%) Citrix
15 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (22.00%) Network Security
16 10 (20.00%) SAN
17 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (12.00%) Lync
4 6 (12.00%) IIS
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (34.00%) FTP
3 16 (32.00%) DHCP
3 16 (32.00%) DNS
3 16 (32.00%) SSL
3 16 (32.00%) LDAP
3 16 (32.00%) Telnet
4 15 (30.00%) VPN
5 11 (22.00%) Network Security
6 10 (20.00%) SAN
7 9 (18.00%) WAN
8 8 (16.00%) Wireless
9 7 (14.00%) SMTP
9 7 (14.00%) HTTP
9 7 (14.00%) VLAN
10 6 (12.00%) NetScaler
11 4 (8.00%) LAN
12 3 (6.00%) MPLS
12 3 (6.00%) BGP
12 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) ClearQuest
1 5 (10.00%) MSI
1 5 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Junior
7 1 (2.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.00%) Clustering
3 5 (10.00%) PDA
3 5 (10.00%) CMDB
4 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (92.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) UNIX
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Information Security
2 13 (26.00%) Network Architecture
3 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (14.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (6.00%) Change Management
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.00%) SIEM
6 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Network Design
7 1 (2.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) Service Management
7 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Network Management
7 1 (2.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) Perl
3 9 (18.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.00%) Python
6 5 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) MCSE
2 8 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (12.00%) CCA
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (10.00%) CCNP
5 5 (10.00%) CCNA
5 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) MCP
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (2.00%) CCIP
7 1 (2.00%) CCSP
7 1 (2.00%) CISSP
7 1 (2.00%) GIAC
7 1 (2.00%) GCIH
7 1 (2.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (16.00%) XenDesktop
2 8 (16.00%) XenApp
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (14.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (8.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Snort
6 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (16.00%) SCCM
2 8 (16.00%) SCOM
2 8 (16.00%) SCVMM
2 8 (16.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) VMware
2 24 (48.00%) Cisco
3 21 (42.00%) Juniper
4 18 (36.00%) CheckPoint
5 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.00%) Citrix
7 8 (16.00%) Veeam
7 8 (16.00%) Websense
7 8 (16.00%) Symantec
8 6 (12.00%) Oracle
9 2 (4.00%) McAfee
9 2 (4.00%) Sophos
10 1 (2.00%) Nokia
10 1 (2.00%) HP
10 1 (2.00%) AppSense
10 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.00%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.00%) F5
10 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.00%) LogLogic
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