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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 37 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.33% 1.57% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 6.00% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 10
Average salary £31,000 £22,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.77% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
57 50 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.58% 26.18% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 68
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
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 29 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 9 (40.91%) VPN
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco
8 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
9 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (27.27%) CCNA
11 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
11 5 (22.73%) Finance
11 5 (22.73%) Project Management
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (22.73%) Digital Media
12 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
12 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
12 4 (18.18%) MPLS
12 4 (18.18%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) MPLS
2 4 (18.18%) BGP
2 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) VLAN
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Project Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Digital Media
2 3 (13.64%) Firmware
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) EPoS
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 2 (9.09%) Solaris
8 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
1 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CCNA
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) MCTS
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) Nokia
5 3 (13.64%) Meraki
6 2 (9.09%) Apple
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 2 (9.09%) Aruba