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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 40 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.10% 5.13% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.01% 22.34% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 10
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,100 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,900
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +9.25%
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
129 94 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.11% 22.98% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 104 82 94
Average salary £46,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 43 (59.72%) Microsoft
2 40 (55.56%) Cisco
3 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (40.28%) VPN
5 28 (38.89%) CCNA
6 27 (37.50%) Linux
7 22 (30.56%) TCP/IP
8 21 (29.17%) Windows
8 21 (29.17%) MPLS
8 21 (29.17%) VMware
9 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (27.78%) MCSE
9 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (26.39%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
10 19 (26.39%) CheckPoint
10 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
11 18 (25.00%) HP
12 16 (22.22%) CISSP
12 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 16 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (22.22%) GIAC
12 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (20.83%) Apache Pig
13 15 (20.83%) Big Data
13 15 (20.83%) Apache Hive
13 15 (20.83%) Apple iOS
13 15 (20.83%) Android
13 15 (20.83%) Multithreading

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 15 (20.83%) Apache Pig
2 11 (15.28%) Apache
2 11 (15.28%) IIS
3 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.28%) VPN
2 22 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 21 (29.17%) MPLS
4 20 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (12.50%) Wireless
6 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (11.11%) DNS
7 7 (9.72%) DHCP
8 5 (6.94%) Network Security
8 5 (6.94%) SMTP
9 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
10 3 (4.17%) Internet
10 3 (4.17%) LAN
10 3 (4.17%) WAN
11 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.78%) HTTP
11 2 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (2.78%) SSL
11 2 (2.78%) TACACS
11 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) Apache Hive
2 15 (20.83%) Big Data
2 15 (20.83%) Hadoop
3 11 (15.28%) MySQL
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Network Engineer
2 21 (29.17%) Cisco Engineer
2 21 (29.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 19 (26.39%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 19 (26.39%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 19 (26.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (18.06%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) IT Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Administrator
7 7 (9.72%) Consultant
7 7 (9.72%) Principal Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) IT Manager
9 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Java EE
1 15 (20.83%) STL
2 9 (12.50%) LAMP
3 2 (2.78%) COM
4 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Cybercrime
2 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (5.56%) iPad
2 4 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.39%) CESG
4 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.39%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) Linux
2 21 (29.17%) Windows
3 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (20.83%) Android
4 15 (20.83%) Apple iOS
5 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.17%) CentOS
7 3 (4.17%) FreeNAS
8 1 (1.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
3 15 (20.83%) Mobile Development
3 15 (20.83%) Multithreading
3 15 (20.83%) Reverse Engineering
4 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.72%) SIEM
6 5 (6.94%) Presales
7 4 (5.56%) High Availability
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL
8 3 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.17%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.78%) Change Control
9 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) C
1 15 (20.83%) C#
1 15 (20.83%) C++
1 15 (20.83%) Java
1 15 (20.83%) Objective-C
1 15 (20.83%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) Perl
2 10 (13.89%) Python
3 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.17%) PHP
4 3 (4.17%) Ruby
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (38.89%) CCNA
3 20 (27.78%) MCSE
3 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (22.22%) CISSP
4 16 (22.22%) GIAC
5 15 (20.83%) Linux+ Certification
5 15 (20.83%) SANS
5 15 (20.83%) SSCP
6 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 10 (13.89%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (6.94%) CCENT
8 5 (6.94%) MCITP
8 5 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.17%) CCNP
10 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.78%) HP ASE
10 2 (2.78%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.39%) CCIE
11 1 (1.39%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) vSphere
5 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.78%) Postfix
7 1 (1.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
1 4 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Microsoft
2 40 (55.56%) Cisco
3 21 (29.17%) VMware
4 19 (26.39%) CheckPoint
5 18 (25.00%) HP
6 8 (11.11%) Dell
6 8 (11.11%) Meraki
7 6 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 6 (8.33%) SonicWALL
8 4 (5.56%) Rackspace
8 4 (5.56%) Remedy
9 3 (4.17%) Apple
10 2 (2.78%) IronPort
10 2 (2.78%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.78%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.78%) Tripwire
11 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.39%) F5
11 1 (1.39%) LogLogic
11 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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