The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North West / Cheshire
Rank 51 79 56
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 24 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.61% 1.85% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 11.54% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 61
Median salary £36,750 £31,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £22,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £34,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
135 208 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.55% 16.02% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 85 154 269
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 17 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Chester +3 3 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Wilmslow -4 1 £30,000 +62.16%
Knutsford -7 1 £36,000 +14.28%
Macclesfield - 1 £24,000 -
Northwich - 1 £32,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £18,500 -
Crewe - 1 £29,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 44 (55.70%) Cisco
2 33 (41.77%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (40.51%) Windows
4 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
5 23 (29.11%) VMware
5 23 (29.11%) Network Security
6 22 (27.85%) VoIP
7 20 (25.32%) WAN
7 20 (25.32%) LAN
7 20 (25.32%) CCNA
8 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
8 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
9 18 (22.78%) DNS
9 18 (22.78%) SLA
10 17 (21.52%) Information Security
11 16 (20.25%) Finance
11 16 (20.25%) CCNP
12 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
12 15 (18.99%) DHCP
12 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (17.72%) Office 365
13 14 (17.72%) Palo Alto
14 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
14 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
14 13 (16.46%) MPLS
14 13 (16.46%) EIGRP
14 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
14 13 (16.46%) BGP
15 12 (15.19%) OSPF

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
2 3 (3.80%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) Network Security
2 22 (27.85%) VoIP
3 20 (25.32%) LAN
3 20 (25.32%) WAN
4 18 (22.78%) DNS
5 15 (18.99%) DHCP
5 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
6 13 (16.46%) BGP
6 13 (16.46%) EIGRP
6 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
6 13 (16.46%) MPLS
7 12 (15.19%) OSPF
8 11 (13.92%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (13.92%) SAN
9 10 (12.66%) Unified Communications
10 9 (11.39%) VPN
11 8 (10.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (8.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (7.59%) VLAN
13 6 (7.59%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Back Office
4 2 (2.53%) Advertising
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) IT Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) IT Support
4 10 (12.66%) Network Manager
4 10 (12.66%) Network Operations Manager
4 10 (12.66%) Operations Manager
5 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Network Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Web Services
2 2 (2.53%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.06%) EMC VNX
3 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Windows
2 25 (31.65%) Windows Server
3 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.66%) Linux
4 10 (12.66%) Windows 7
5 9 (11.39%) Windows 8
5 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.13%) Unix
7 7 (8.86%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Information Security
2 12 (15.19%) ITIL
3 10 (12.66%) Budget Control
3 10 (12.66%) Line Management
3 10 (12.66%) Service Management
4 6 (7.59%) Network Management
4 6 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (7.59%) Security Patching
4 6 (7.59%) Software Deployment
5 5 (6.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.06%) Data Security
6 4 (5.06%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.06%) Process Improvement
6 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (3.80%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.80%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (3.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
3 1 (1.27%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) Ruby
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (41.77%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (25.32%) CCNA
3 16 (20.25%) CCNP
4 10 (12.66%) BC Cleared
4 10 (12.66%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.13%) Degree
5 8 (10.13%) MCP
6 7 (8.86%) A+ Certification
6 7 (8.86%) CISSP
6 7 (8.86%) MCITP
6 7 (8.86%) MCSA
6 7 (8.86%) MCSE
6 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.59%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (3.80%) CISM
9 2 (2.53%) CCIE
10 1 (1.27%) CISA
10 1 (1.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.78%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.59%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (6.33%) vSphere
6 4 (5.06%) Firmware
6 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.06%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.06%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.53%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.27%) Ansible
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (55.70%) Cisco
2 23 (29.11%) VMware
3 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.72%) Palo Alto
5 12 (15.19%) Avaya
6 11 (13.92%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.13%) Juniper
8 7 (8.86%) Apple
8 7 (8.86%) HP
9 6 (7.59%) SonicWALL
10 5 (6.33%) EMC
10 5 (6.33%) Riverbed
10 5 (6.33%) Sophos
11 4 (5.06%) arcserve
11 4 (5.06%) IBM
11 4 (5.06%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (5.06%) Oracle
11 4 (5.06%) Symantec
12 2 (2.53%) ArcSight
12 2 (2.53%) F5
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
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