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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 25 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.62% 3.70% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.47% 18.03% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 6
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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
77 61 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.55% 20.54% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 76 52 55
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (44.68%) Linux
4 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
5 16 (34.04%) VMware
5 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (31.91%) Cisco
7 14 (29.79%) LAN
7 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (27.66%) UNIX
8 13 (27.66%) SQL
9 12 (25.53%) MS Office
9 12 (25.53%) DNS
9 12 (25.53%) Finance
9 12 (25.53%) SCCM
10 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (23.40%) SMTP
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
10 11 (23.40%) SLA
10 11 (23.40%) BGP
11 10 (21.28%) CheckPoint
11 10 (21.28%) MPLS
11 10 (21.28%) Citrix
11 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (21.28%) Juniper
11 10 (21.28%) CCNA
11 10 (21.28%) Nokia
11 10 (21.28%) MCSE
11 10 (21.28%) MS Visio

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (14.89%) IIS
1 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
1 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.64%) Lync
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 10 (21.28%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
2 14 (29.79%) LAN
3 12 (25.53%) DNS
4 11 (23.40%) BGP
4 11 (23.40%) SMTP
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (21.28%) MPLS
5 10 (21.28%) EIGRP
6 9 (19.15%) SAN
7 8 (17.02%) Wireless
8 7 (14.89%) DHCP
8 7 (14.89%) VPN
9 5 (10.64%) WAN
9 5 (10.64%) HTTP
9 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (10.64%) Internet
10 4 (8.51%) Network Security
11 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
11 3 (6.38%) IPv4
11 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (6.38%) ClearQuest
1 3 (6.38%) MSI
1 3 (6.38%) InstallShield
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Network Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Senior Network Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Server Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Incident Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) SCCM Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) PDA
3 3 (6.38%) CMDB
3 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Linux
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.66%) UNIX
5 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.64%) Solaris
8 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Change Management
1 10 (21.28%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (10.64%) Project Management
3 5 (10.64%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.51%) Cyber Security
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Line Management
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.38%) SIEM
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.38%) SDLC
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
6 2 (4.26%) Information Security
7 1 (2.13%) Network Design
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) Python
2 7 (14.89%) PHP
3 3 (6.38%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
4 2 (4.26%) VBScript
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) MCSE
1 10 (21.28%) CCNA
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.38%) CCA
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CISSP
5 2 (4.26%) GIAC
5 2 (4.26%) GCIH
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.77%) vSphere
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
5 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.26%) Snort
6 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) SCCM
2 9 (19.15%) SCOM
3 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.51%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.38%) vMotion
4 3 (6.38%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) VMware
3 15 (31.91%) Cisco
4 10 (21.28%) Citrix
4 10 (21.28%) Juniper
4 10 (21.28%) Nokia
4 10 (21.28%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) Symantec
5 4 (8.51%) Veeam
6 3 (6.38%) Websense
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
7 2 (4.26%) Remedy
7 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.26%) LogLogic
7 2 (4.26%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.13%) Sophos
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago