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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 29 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.47% 2.94% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.03% 15.09% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 4
Average salary £37,500 £32,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% +42.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,850 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,500 £42,500
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
69 53 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.40% 19.49% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 62 44 57
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
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 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 45 (84.91%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Cisco
2 28 (52.83%) VMware
3 27 (50.94%) Linux
4 26 (49.06%) SQL
4 26 (49.06%) Finance
5 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
6 23 (43.40%) Juniper
7 20 (37.74%) CheckPoint
8 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
9 17 (32.08%) FTP
9 17 (32.08%) Information Security
10 16 (30.19%) Telnet
10 16 (30.19%) DHCP
10 16 (30.19%) LDAP
10 16 (30.19%) DNS
10 16 (30.19%) SSL
10 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (26.42%) Perl
11 14 (26.42%) MS Office
12 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
12 13 (24.53%) VPN
12 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (24.53%) Network Security
12 13 (24.53%) Network Architecture
13 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
15 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
15 9 (16.98%) CCNA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.09%) IIS
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.55%) Lync
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
2 17 (32.08%) FTP
3 16 (30.19%) Telnet
3 16 (30.19%) DHCP
3 16 (30.19%) LDAP
3 16 (30.19%) DNS
3 16 (30.19%) SSL
4 13 (24.53%) VPN
4 13 (24.53%) Network Security
5 7 (13.21%) HTTP
5 7 (13.21%) WAN
5 7 (13.21%) SMTP
5 7 (13.21%) SAN
6 6 (11.32%) VLAN
6 6 (11.32%) Wireless
6 6 (11.32%) LAN
7 5 (9.43%) MPLS
7 5 (9.43%) BGP
8 4 (7.55%) NetScaler
8 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
1 5 (9.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (9.43%) ClearQuest
1 5 (9.43%) MSI
1 5 (9.43%) InstallShield
1 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Network Engineer
2 16 (30.19%) Lead Network Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.43%) CMDB
3 4 (7.55%) Clustering
4 3 (5.66%) PDA
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.77%) EPoS
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (84.91%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Linux
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.89%) UNIX
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Information Security
2 13 (24.53%) Network Architecture
3 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
3 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
4 7 (13.21%) Change Management
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (13.21%) Cyber Security
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Service Management
6 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Time Management
7 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.77%) SIEM
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.77%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) Perl
3 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.43%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.98%) CCNA
2 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) MCSE
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.43%) CCNP
3 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) CCA
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (5.66%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) CISSP
6 1 (1.89%) CCSP
6 1 (1.89%) CCIP
6 1 (1.89%) GIAC
6 1 (1.89%) GCIH
6 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
4 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.32%) XenApp
4 6 (11.32%) XenDesktop
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.77%) vSphere
7 1 (1.89%) Snort
7 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Backup Exec
2 6 (11.32%) SCCM
2 6 (11.32%) SCOM
2 6 (11.32%) SCVMM
2 6 (11.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Cisco
1 28 (52.83%) VMware
2 23 (43.40%) Juniper
3 20 (37.74%) CheckPoint
4 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.09%) Citrix
6 6 (11.32%) Veeam
6 6 (11.32%) Websense
6 6 (11.32%) Symantec
7 5 (9.43%) Oracle
8 3 (5.66%) Nokia
9 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.77%) Aruba
9 2 (3.77%) McAfee
9 2 (3.77%) Sophos
10 1 (1.89%) HP
10 1 (1.89%) AppSense
10 1 (1.89%) F5
10 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.89%) LogLogic
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