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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 55 56 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +49
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 74 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.65% 4.37% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.58% 24.92% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36 63 23
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
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
190 297 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.93% 17.54% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 228 234
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +17 9 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Wilmslow +2 7 £22,000 +10.00% 2
Warrington -15 6 £46,000 +22.66% 2
Macclesfield -9 4 £24,750 -1.00% 1
Frodsham - 4 £32,500 -
Northwich -3 3 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Crewe +4 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Runcorn +1 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 38 (55.07%) Cisco
2 31 (44.93%) Windows
3 26 (37.68%) Windows Server
4 22 (31.88%) DNS
4 22 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (30.43%) DHCP
6 20 (28.99%) WAN
6 20 (28.99%) LAN
6 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
7 19 (27.54%) CCNP
8 18 (26.09%) VMware
8 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
10 15 (21.74%) ITIL
10 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
10 15 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (20.29%) Juniper
11 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
11 14 (20.29%) CCNA
12 13 (18.84%) Apple
12 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 12 (17.39%) VPN
13 12 (17.39%) Wireless
14 11 (15.94%) Linux
14 11 (15.94%) Network Security
14 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (15.94%) Office 365
15 10 (14.49%) SQL
15 10 (14.49%) VoIP

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 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.88%) DNS
2 21 (30.43%) DHCP
3 20 (28.99%) LAN
3 20 (28.99%) WAN
4 15 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (17.39%) VPN
5 12 (17.39%) Wireless
6 11 (15.94%) Network Security
7 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
7 10 (14.49%) VoIP
8 8 (11.59%) BGP
9 6 (8.70%) OSPF
9 6 (8.70%) VLAN
9 6 (8.70%) Wireshark
10 5 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.25%) MPLS
10 5 (7.25%) SAN
10 5 (7.25%) WLAN
11 4 (5.80%) EIGRP
11 4 (5.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Network Engineer
2 19 (27.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (11.59%) IT Support
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Network Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Team Leader
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Cisco Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) CSS
1 1 (1.45%) HTML
1 1 (1.45%) jQuery
1 1 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (1.45%) RequireJS
1 1 (1.45%) Symfony
1 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.35%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 26 (37.68%) Windows Server
3 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (15.94%) Linux
6 8 (11.59%) Mac OS X
6 8 (11.59%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.80%) Mac OS
9 3 (4.35%) Unix
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.45%) Android
10 1 (1.45%) Debian
10 1 (1.45%) Windows CE
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.14%) Open Source
4 6 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.25%) Process Improvement
6 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.80%) Time Management
6 4 (5.80%) Web Filtering
7 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.35%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.35%) Project Management
7 3 (4.35%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (2.90%) ERP
8 2 (2.90%) Information Security
8 2 (2.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.54%) CCNP
3 14 (20.29%) CCNA
4 9 (13.04%) CCIE
5 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.70%) MCITP
6 6 (8.70%) MCP
6 6 (8.70%) MCSA
6 6 (8.70%) MCSE
6 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.45%) CCA
8 1 (1.45%) CISSP
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.90%) Firmware
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) MobiControl
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) Cisco
2 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.09%) VMware
4 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
4 14 (20.29%) Juniper
5 13 (18.84%) Apple
6 7 (10.14%) Citrix
7 6 (8.70%) GFI Software
7 6 (8.70%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.80%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.80%) HP
8 4 (5.80%) NetApp
9 3 (4.35%) Avaya
9 3 (4.35%) LANDesk
9 3 (4.35%) LogRhythm
9 3 (4.35%) Meraki
9 3 (4.35%) Motorola
9 3 (4.35%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.35%) Samsung
10 2 (2.90%) SOTI
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
360 Resourcing
Salary: up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Northwich
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 20 days ago
Northwich
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 21 days ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
Amita UK Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Bonus and oncall call out fees
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago