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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 31 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.86% 1.59% 4.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 6.82% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 16
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -25.39%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
63 44 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.88% 23.28% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 52 44 73
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
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 19 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (78.26%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 13 (56.52%) VMware
5 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) VPN
9 7 (30.43%) CCNA
9 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
9 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (30.43%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 6 (26.09%) Project Management
10 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
11 5 (21.74%) Change Management
11 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
11 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
11 5 (21.74%) MPLS
11 5 (21.74%) BGP
11 5 (21.74%) SLA
11 5 (21.74%) LAN
11 5 (21.74%) Juniper
11 5 (21.74%) Nokia

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
1 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 5 (21.74%) MPLS
2 5 (21.74%) BGP
2 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (17.39%) VLAN
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) HTTP
5 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) VoIP
5 2 (8.70%) SMTP
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Project Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
6 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Digital Media
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) EPoS
3 2 (8.70%) Firmware
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) UNIX
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.70%) Solaris
8 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile Device Management
1 7 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CCNA
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Juniper
4 5 (21.74%) Nokia
4 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Meraki
6 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.70%) Aruba
6 2 (8.70%) Apple
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday