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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 27 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 30 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.46% 6.57% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% 41.79% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 7
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +21.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £28,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
108 67 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.87% 15.73% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 75 60 45
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (70.97%) Linux
1 44 (70.97%) TCP/IP
2 38 (61.29%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (56.45%) CISSP
4 35 (56.45%) GIAC
4 35 (56.45%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (54.84%) Telecoms
5 34 (54.84%) CCNA
6 33 (53.23%) MCSE
6 33 (53.23%) STL
6 33 (53.23%) C
6 33 (53.23%) C#
6 33 (53.23%) C++
6 33 (53.23%) Java
6 33 (53.23%) Objective-C
6 33 (53.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (53.23%) SSCP
6 33 (53.23%) Ethical Hacking
6 33 (53.23%) Linux+ Certification
6 33 (53.23%) Java EE
6 33 (53.23%) Multithreading
6 33 (53.23%) Android
6 33 (53.23%) Apache Pig
6 33 (53.23%) Big Data
6 33 (53.23%) Hadoop
6 33 (53.23%) Reverse Engineering
6 33 (53.23%) Apache Hive
6 33 (53.23%) Apple iOS
6 33 (53.23%) Mobile Development

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 33 (53.23%) Apache Pig
2 9 (14.52%) Apache
3 8 (12.90%) IIS
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (70.97%) TCP/IP
2 12 (19.35%) VPN
3 10 (16.13%) DNS
3 10 (16.13%) MPLS
4 9 (14.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (14.52%) SMTP
5 8 (12.90%) DHCP
6 4 (6.45%) Internet
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.84%) LAN
7 3 (4.84%) SSL
7 3 (4.84%) WAN
7 3 (4.84%) Wireless
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.23%) HTTP
8 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (3.23%) TACACS
8 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (53.23%) Apache Hive
1 33 (53.23%) Big Data
1 33 (53.23%) Hadoop
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.52%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 34 (54.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Software Engineer
2 18 (29.03%) Principal Engineer
3 17 (27.42%) Principal Software Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Consultant
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Developer
9 4 (6.45%) IT Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Security Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Software Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) Java EE
1 33 (53.23%) STL
2 6 (9.68%) LAMP
3 1 (1.61%) COM
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.00%) Cybercrime
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.23%) iPad
3 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) CESG
4 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (70.97%) Linux
2 33 (53.23%) Android
2 33 (53.23%) Apple iOS
3 15 (24.19%) Windows
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.23%) Solaris
8 1 (1.61%) CentOS
8 1 (1.61%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Cybersecurity
2 35 (56.45%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (53.23%) Ethical Hacking
3 33 (53.23%) Mobile Development
3 33 (53.23%) Multithreading
3 33 (53.23%) Reverse Engineering
4 32 (51.61%) Software Engineering
5 19 (30.65%) Coaching
6 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.29%) SIEM
8 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.84%) ITIL
9 3 (4.84%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (4.84%) Presales
10 2 (3.23%) High Availability
10 2 (3.23%) Malware Analysis
10 2 (3.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 1 (1.61%) Android Development
11 1 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (53.23%) C
1 33 (53.23%) C#
1 33 (53.23%) C++
1 33 (53.23%) Java
1 33 (53.23%) Objective-C
2 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) Python
4 6 (9.68%) Perl
4 6 (9.68%) PHP
5 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) Ruby
5 4 (6.45%) VBScript
6 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (56.45%) CISSP
2 35 (56.45%) GIAC
3 34 (54.84%) CCNA
4 33 (53.23%) Linux+ Certification
4 33 (53.23%) MCSE
4 33 (53.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (53.23%) SANS
4 33 (53.23%) SSCP
5 21 (33.87%) Security Cleared
6 16 (25.81%) Network+ Certification
7 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) CCNP
8 2 (3.23%) GCIH
8 2 (3.23%) HP ASE
8 2 (3.23%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) vSphere
3 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) Postfix
4 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) SCCM
1 7 (11.29%) SCOM
2 2 (3.23%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) Cisco
3 12 (19.35%) VMware
4 8 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.06%) Palo Alto
6 4 (6.45%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) LogRhythm
7 3 (4.84%) Meraki
7 3 (4.84%) Remedy
8 2 (3.23%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.23%) IronPort
8 2 (3.23%) LogLogic
8 2 (3.23%) NetWitness
8 2 (3.23%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.23%) Rackspace
8 2 (3.23%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.61%) Apple
9 1 (1.61%) Dell
9 1 (1.61%) F5
9 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire
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