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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 36 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.85% 2.62% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.37% 8.82% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 7
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £36,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £40,500 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
91 102 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.20% 29.74% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 79 94 54
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (86.79%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) VMware
3 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
4 24 (45.28%) Finance
5 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (41.51%) MS Office
7 21 (39.62%) TCP/IP
8 19 (35.85%) Linux
9 17 (32.08%) Cisco
9 17 (32.08%) Citrix
9 17 (32.08%) SAN
10 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (30.19%) MCSE
11 14 (26.42%) Juniper
11 14 (26.42%) CheckPoint
12 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
12 13 (24.53%) VPN
13 12 (22.64%) Backup Exec
13 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
13 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
14 11 (20.75%) Veeam
14 11 (20.75%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (20.75%) Symantec
14 11 (20.75%) Norton AntiVirus
14 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
14 11 (20.75%) FTP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
1 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (16.98%) IIS
3 8 (15.09%) Lync
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (41.51%) MS Office
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) TCP/IP
2 17 (32.08%) SAN
3 13 (24.53%) VPN
4 11 (20.75%) FTP
4 11 (20.75%) DNS
4 11 (20.75%) WAN
4 11 (20.75%) DHCP
5 10 (18.87%) Wireless
5 10 (18.87%) LDAP
5 10 (18.87%) SSL
5 10 (18.87%) Telnet
6 8 (15.09%) VLAN
6 8 (15.09%) NetScaler
7 6 (11.32%) BGP
7 6 (11.32%) LAN
8 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (9.43%) iSCSI
8 5 (9.43%) EIGRP
9 4 (7.55%) MPLS
10 3 (5.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
1 8 (15.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (15.09%) MSI
1 8 (15.09%) InstallShield
1 8 (15.09%) ClearQuest
1 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Lead Network Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Help Desk Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Client/Server
2 8 (15.09%) Clustering
2 8 (15.09%) CMDB
3 7 (13.21%) PDA
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Linux
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) UNIX
5 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
2 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
3 10 (18.87%) Information Security
3 10 (18.87%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (16.98%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.55%) Change Management
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
5 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Cyber Security
7 2 (3.77%) Network Design
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management
7 2 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.77%) SIEM
8 1 (1.89%) Straight-Through Processing
8 1 (1.89%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Perl
3 8 (15.09%) Java
4 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (30.19%) MCSE
2 10 (18.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (15.09%) CCA
3 8 (15.09%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.43%) CCNA
6 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) CCNP
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) GIAC
8 1 (1.89%) Degree
8 1 (1.89%) GCIH
8 1 (1.89%) MCTS
8 1 (1.89%) MCITP
8 1 (1.89%) CISSP
8 1 (1.89%) MCP
8 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
2 11 (20.75%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (18.87%) XenApp
3 10 (18.87%) XenDesktop
4 9 (16.98%) VMware ESX
5 6 (11.32%) vSphere
6 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.89%) XenServer
7 1 (1.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Backup Exec
2 11 (20.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (18.87%) SCCM
3 10 (18.87%) SCOM
3 10 (18.87%) SCVMM
4 5 (9.43%) vMotion
5 3 (5.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) VMware
2 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.08%) Cisco
3 17 (32.08%) Citrix
4 14 (26.42%) Juniper
4 14 (26.42%) CheckPoint
5 11 (20.75%) Veeam
5 11 (20.75%) Symantec
6 10 (18.87%) Websense
7 4 (7.55%) Nokia
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle
8 3 (5.66%) Sophos
9 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.89%) F5
9 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.89%) LogLogic
9 1 (1.89%) AppSense
9 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.89%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) McAfee
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Aviation
Salary: Competitive salary + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago