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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 29 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.65% 3.13% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.94% 10.89% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 8
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £36,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
83 101 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.90% 28.69% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 77 92 48
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
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 22 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 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 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 24 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
4 23 (41.07%) SQL
5 22 (39.29%) MS Office
6 21 (37.50%) Linux
6 21 (37.50%) Finance
7 17 (30.36%) Citrix
7 17 (30.36%) SAN
8 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (28.57%) MCSE
9 15 (26.79%) Cisco
10 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 13 (23.21%) DNS
11 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
12 12 (21.43%) SCCM
12 12 (21.43%) SCOM
12 12 (21.43%) VPN
12 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (21.43%) WAN
12 12 (21.43%) Backup Exec
13 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
13 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
13 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
13 11 (19.64%) Juniper
13 11 (19.64%) Symantec

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
1 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (17.86%) IIS
3 8 (14.29%) Lync
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.57%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (39.29%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
2 17 (30.36%) SAN
3 13 (23.21%) DNS
4 12 (21.43%) VPN
4 12 (21.43%) WAN
5 10 (17.86%) Wireless
6 9 (16.07%) DHCP
7 8 (14.29%) SMTP
7 8 (14.29%) VLAN
7 8 (14.29%) NetScaler
8 7 (12.50%) FTP
8 7 (12.50%) SSL
8 7 (12.50%) LAN
8 7 (12.50%) BGP
9 6 (10.71%) Internet
9 6 (10.71%) HTTP
9 6 (10.71%) LDAP
9 6 (10.71%) EIGRP
9 6 (10.71%) Telnet
9 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 8 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (14.29%) ClearQuest
1 8 (14.29%) MSI
1 8 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Field Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Field Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Client/Server
2 8 (14.29%) Clustering
2 8 (14.29%) CMDB
3 7 (12.50%) PDA
4 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Linux
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.93%) UNIX
6 4 (7.14%) Solaris
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
3 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (10.71%) Information Security
4 6 (10.71%) Network Architecture
5 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) Project Management
5 5 (8.93%) Change Management
6 4 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Cyber Security
7 3 (5.36%) SIEM
8 2 (3.57%) Service Management
8 2 (3.57%) Network Design
8 2 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Load Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Python
2 8 (14.29%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) Perl
3 5 (8.93%) PHP
4 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) VBScript
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (28.57%) MCSE
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (14.29%) CCA
3 8 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.71%) CCNA
6 2 (3.57%) CCNP
6 2 (3.57%) CISSP
6 2 (3.57%) GIAC
6 2 (3.57%) GCIH
6 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) MCTS
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
2 11 (19.64%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (17.86%) XenApp
3 10 (17.86%) XenDesktop
4 9 (16.07%) VMware ESX
5 8 (14.29%) vSphere
6 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
7 2 (3.57%) Snort
8 1 (1.79%) Postfix
8 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCCM
1 12 (21.43%) SCOM
1 12 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 11 (19.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (17.86%) SCVMM
4 5 (8.93%) vMotion
5 3 (5.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (30.36%) Citrix
3 15 (26.79%) Cisco
4 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
4 11 (19.64%) Juniper
4 11 (19.64%) Symantec
4 11 (19.64%) Veeam
5 10 (17.86%) Websense
6 5 (8.93%) Nokia
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle
7 3 (5.36%) Sophos
8 2 (3.57%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.57%) LogLogic
9 1 (1.79%) F5
9 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.79%) AppSense
9 1 (1.79%) HP
9 1 (1.79%) McAfee
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