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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 61 60 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 25 70 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.62% 4.08% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.12% 24.05% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 62 36
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £18,450 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +12.00%
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
177 291 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.57% 16.96% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 135 199 223
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Warrington +10 10 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Chester -1 4 £32,000 +6.66%
Runcorn - 2 £35,000 -
Crewe +18 1 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Knutsford +14 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Alderley Edge - 1 £52,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 28 (57.14%) Cisco
2 23 (46.94%) Windows
3 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
3 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (34.69%) WAN
5 16 (32.65%) LAN
5 16 (32.65%) CCNP
5 16 (32.65%) DNS
5 16 (32.65%) Windows Server
6 15 (30.61%) DHCP
6 15 (30.61%) Linux
6 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
7 14 (28.57%) Juniper
8 13 (26.53%) SQL
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (24.49%) CCNA
9 12 (24.49%) VPN
9 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
9 12 (24.49%) ITIL
10 10 (20.41%) Business Continuity
10 10 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (18.37%) Network Security
11 9 (18.37%) Office 365
11 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (18.37%) CCIE
12 8 (16.33%) IIS
12 8 (16.33%) VMware
12 8 (16.33%) NAS

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 8 (16.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) WAN
2 16 (32.65%) DNS
2 16 (32.65%) LAN
3 15 (30.61%) DHCP
4 12 (24.49%) VPN
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (18.37%) Network Security
7 8 (16.33%) NAS
8 7 (14.29%) SAN
8 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 6 (12.24%) Wireshark
10 5 (10.20%) Wireless
11 4 (8.16%) BGP
11 4 (8.16%) IP Telephony
11 4 (8.16%) OSPF
11 4 (8.16%) VoIP
12 3 (6.12%) Internet
12 3 (6.12%) MPLS
12 3 (6.12%) VLAN
12 3 (6.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Network Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) IT Manager
3 6 (12.24%) IT Support
3 6 (12.24%) Network Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Network Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.04%) Life Science
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server
3 15 (30.61%) Linux
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.20%) Android
5 5 (10.20%) Mac OS X
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Unix
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.04%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Business Continuity
3 7 (14.29%) Open Source
4 6 (12.24%) Software Licensing
5 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Time Management
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) ERP
7 2 (4.08%) Information Security
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.08%) Network Design
7 2 (4.08%) Network Management
7 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.08%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.04%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (32.65%) CCNP
3 12 (24.49%) CCNA
4 9 (18.37%) CCIE
5 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.12%) MCITP
6 3 (6.12%) MCP
6 3 (6.12%) MCSA
6 3 (6.12%) MCSE
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CCA
8 1 (2.04%) CISSP
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.08%) SLA
4 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) MobiControl
2 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Cisco
2 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
3 14 (28.57%) Juniper
4 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.33%) VMware
6 6 (12.24%) Palo Alto
7 5 (10.20%) Apple
8 4 (8.16%) Brocade
8 4 (8.16%) Foundry
8 4 (8.16%) NetApp
8 4 (8.16%) QNAP
8 4 (8.16%) Zoho
9 3 (6.12%) GFI Software
9 3 (6.12%) LANDesk
9 3 (6.12%) Motorola
10 2 (4.08%) Citrix
10 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.08%) SOTI
10 2 (4.08%) Symantec
11 1 (2.04%) F5
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