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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.72% 1.59% 4.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.56% 7.50% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 15
Average salary £38,500 £23,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.82% -25.39%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
64 40 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.55% 21.16% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 54 40 70
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £38,000
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 1 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco
3 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (46.15%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
7 9 (34.62%) VPN
8 8 (30.77%) CCNA
8 8 (30.77%) Juniper
8 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (26.92%) Change Management
9 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 6 (23.08%) MPLS
10 6 (23.08%) Project Management
11 5 (19.23%) BGP
11 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
11 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
11 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
11 5 (19.23%) LAN
11 5 (19.23%) Nokia

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) VPN
2 6 (23.08%) MPLS
3 5 (19.23%) BGP
3 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
3 5 (19.23%) LAN
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (15.38%) Network Security
4 4 (15.38%) VLAN
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
5 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (7.69%) HTTP
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) VoIP
6 2 (7.69%) SMTP
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Project Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) UNIX
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.69%) Solaris
7 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Change Management
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CCNA
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) GCIH
3 1 (3.85%) GIAC
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) Snort
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Juniper
5 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
5 5 (19.23%) Nokia
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Meraki
8 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
8 2 (7.69%) Aruba
8 2 (7.69%) Apple
9 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.85%) LogLogic
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