The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 96 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 27 47 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.41% 2.96% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 17.80% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 57
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £15,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £63,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Firewall
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
301 264 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.70% 16.61% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 233 197 285
Average salary £35,000 £44,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cheshire region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Cheshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 10 £36,750 -33.18% 1
Warrington -21 10 £33,750 -32.50% 1
Knutsford -7 2 £29,000 -14.70%
Macclesfield +4 1 £20,500 -47.09%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Cisco
3 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 25 (36.23%) VPN
5 22 (31.88%) Finance
5 22 (31.88%) VMware
5 22 (31.88%) Windows 7
6 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
7 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
7 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
9 13 (18.84%) SQL
9 13 (18.84%) LAN
9 13 (18.84%) WAN
10 12 (17.39%) Linux
11 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
11 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
11 11 (15.94%) Juniper
11 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (15.94%) Network Security
11 11 (15.94%) Information Security
12 10 (14.49%) Degree
12 10 (14.49%) Legal
12 10 (14.49%) Migration
12 10 (14.49%) CISSP
12 10 (14.49%) ITIL
13 9 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (13.04%) DNS
13 9 (13.04%) Change Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.14%) IIS
3 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Site Server
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.90%) nginx
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) VPN
2 13 (18.84%) LAN
2 13 (18.84%) WAN
3 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.94%) Network Security
4 9 (13.04%) DNS
5 8 (11.59%) Internet
5 8 (11.59%) SSL
6 7 (10.14%) SAN
6 7 (10.14%) Junos
6 7 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (7.25%) Wireless
7 5 (7.25%) ADSL
8 4 (5.80%) NAS
8 4 (5.80%) DHCP
8 4 (5.80%) MPLS
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.90%) DMZ
9 2 (2.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Legal
3 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Law
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.94%) Network Engineer
1 11 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Security Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Forensic Investigator
6 4 (5.80%) IT Support
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Developer
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) Middleware
2 4 (5.80%) .NET
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) Ajax
4 2 (2.90%) Sphinx
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) SecurID
2 6 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Kindle
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.90%) iPhone
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.90%) EPoS
6 1 (1.45%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.45%) Open Source
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) Windows 7
3 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (17.39%) Linux
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (13.04%) Windows 8
7 8 (11.59%) Windows XP
7 8 (11.59%) UNIX
8 5 (7.25%) Android
8 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.35%) AIX
9 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.45%) VMS
11 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Information Security
2 10 (14.49%) Migration
2 10 (14.49%) ITIL
3 9 (13.04%) Change Management
4 7 (10.14%) Computer Security
4 7 (10.14%) Data Privacy
5 5 (7.25%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (7.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.35%) ERP
7 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Cyber Security
8 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.90%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.90%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) VB6
2 4 (5.80%) VB
2 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
1 10 (14.49%) CISSP
2 9 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.14%) CCNA
4 7 (10.14%) CEH
5 6 (8.70%) EnCE
6 5 (7.25%) MCSE
7 3 (4.35%) CCNP
7 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.35%) MCTS
8 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) MCSA
8 2 (2.90%) CISM
9 1 (1.45%) CISA
9 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.45%) CCIE
9 1 (1.45%) MCP
9 1 (1.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (27.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) vSphere
4 7 (10.14%) XenApp
5 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.35%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.45%) XenServer
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Cisco
2 27 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 22 (31.88%) VMware
4 11 (15.94%) Juniper
5 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 8 (11.59%) Fortinet
7 7 (10.14%) Citrix
7 7 (10.14%) Fujitsu
8 5 (7.25%) Oracle
9 4 (5.80%) HP
10 3 (4.35%) Talend
11 2 (2.90%) F5
11 2 (2.90%) EMC
11 2 (2.90%) NetApp
12 1 (1.45%) Symantec
12 1 (1.45%) IBM
12 1 (1.45%) Sage
12 1 (1.45%) Dell
12 1 (1.45%) Aruba
12 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
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