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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 51 75 75
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 73 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.19% 2.29% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.80% 13.38% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 62 31 40
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,500 £16,900
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £65,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
283 299 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.24% 17.11% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 199 226 259
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
Warrington +17 26 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Crewe - 8 £41,250 - 3
Knutsford - 7 £42,500 -
Chester -5 6 £22,500 -59.09% 5
Macclesfield +17 2 £25,000 -3.84% 2
Wilmslow - 2 £30,000 - 1
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 -
Northwich - 1 £28,000 - 1
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 60 (39.22%) Cisco
2 50 (32.68%) Network Security
3 49 (32.03%) Windows
3 49 (32.03%) Finance
4 45 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 39 (25.49%) DNS
6 38 (24.84%) LAN
6 38 (24.84%) VMware
7 36 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (22.88%) WAN
9 32 (20.92%) Active Directory
10 31 (20.26%) SQL
11 30 (19.61%) CCNP
12 29 (18.95%) ITIL
12 29 (18.95%) Information Security
13 28 (18.30%) CCNA
13 28 (18.30%) Security Management
14 26 (16.99%) TCP/IP
14 26 (16.99%) MS Exchange
14 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (14.38%) SSL
15 22 (14.38%) DHCP
15 22 (14.38%) Citrix
15 22 (14.38%) CheckPoint
16 20 (13.07%) Juniper
16 20 (13.07%) SAN
16 20 (13.07%) VPN
16 20 (13.07%) Linux
17 19 (12.42%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (11.76%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 26 (16.99%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (5.88%) IIS
4 8 (5.23%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.96%) nginx
8 2 (1.31%) Jetty
8 2 (1.31%) WordPress
8 2 (1.31%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.31%) Apache
8 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.54%) MS Office
3 4 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.92%) PaaS
3 5 (3.27%) Office 365
4 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.31%) Route 53
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.31%) SaaS
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 50 (32.68%) Network Security
2 39 (25.49%) DNS
3 38 (24.84%) LAN
4 35 (22.88%) WAN
5 26 (16.99%) TCP/IP
6 22 (14.38%) SSL
6 22 (14.38%) DHCP
7 20 (13.07%) SAN
7 20 (13.07%) VPN
8 18 (11.76%) Wireless
8 18 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (9.80%) VoIP
10 11 (7.19%) Wireshark
11 10 (6.54%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (6.54%) HTTP
12 8 (5.23%) iSCSI
13 7 (4.58%) IP Telephony
13 7 (4.58%) Ethernet
13 7 (4.58%) SMTP
13 7 (4.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.61%) Big Data
2 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.31%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.31%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.31%) Hudson
2 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.31%) JUnit
2 2 (1.31%) Maven
General
1 49 (32.03%) Finance
2 11 (7.19%) Financial Institution
3 9 (5.88%) Legal
3 9 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.27%) Banking
5 4 (2.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (24.18%) Network Engineer
2 27 (17.65%) Analyst
3 20 (13.07%) Security Engineer
4 19 (12.42%) Security Analyst
5 18 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 16 (10.46%) Information Security Analyst
6 16 (10.46%) Information Analyst
7 14 (9.15%) Project Manager
7 14 (9.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 13 (8.50%) Support Engineer
8 13 (8.50%) Network Manager
9 12 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.23%) IT Support
11 6 (3.92%) Monitoring Specialist
11 6 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
12 5 (3.27%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.27%) Support Team Leader
12 5 (3.27%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.88%) HTML
2 7 (4.58%) XML
3 5 (3.27%) Web Services
4 4 (2.61%) JSP
5 2 (1.31%) Servlets
5 2 (1.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.54%) Life Science
3 8 (5.23%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.92%) RMADS
6 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.31%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.31%) Photography
9 1 (0.65%) NHS
9 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.03%) Windows
2 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (13.07%) Linux
4 19 (12.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.19%) UNIX
7 10 (6.54%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.31%) CentOS
9 2 (1.31%) Android
9 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.95%) ITIL
1 29 (18.95%) Information Security
2 28 (18.30%) Security Management
3 18 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (10.46%) ERP
5 14 (9.15%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (9.15%) Software Delivery
6 11 (7.19%) Information Security Management
7 10 (6.54%) Network Design
8 9 (5.88%) Migration
8 9 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.88%) Cyber Security
8 9 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (5.88%) Open Source
9 8 (5.23%) Load Balancing
9 8 (5.23%) SIEM
10 7 (4.58%) DDoS Mitigation
10 7 (4.58%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.92%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.26%) SQL
2 3 (1.96%) Ruby
3 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.31%) Java
3 2 (1.31%) PHP
4 1 (0.65%) VB
4 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (19.61%) CCNP
3 28 (18.30%) CCNA
4 17 (11.11%) Degree
5 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.23%) CISSP
7 7 (4.58%) MCSA
7 7 (4.58%) CCIE
7 7 (4.58%) A+ Certification
7 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.92%) MCSE
9 4 (2.61%) CEH
10 3 (1.96%) MCTS
10 3 (1.96%) MCITP
10 3 (1.96%) CCENT
11 1 (0.65%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.65%) CISM
11 1 (0.65%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.11%) COBIT
2 11 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.88%) SLA
4 4 (2.61%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 32 (20.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.23%) Snort
5 6 (3.92%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.96%) vSphere
7 2 (1.31%) XenApp
8 1 (0.65%) Xen
8 1 (0.65%) Firmware
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.96%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.31%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.31%) SCCM
3 2 (1.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
4 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 60 (39.22%) Cisco
2 45 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 38 (24.84%) VMware
4 22 (14.38%) Citrix
4 22 (14.38%) CheckPoint
5 20 (13.07%) Juniper
6 13 (8.50%) HP
7 9 (5.88%) Sourcefire
8 8 (5.23%) Dell
9 6 (3.92%) Avaya
9 6 (3.92%) BT
9 6 (3.92%) Splunk
10 4 (2.61%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.61%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.96%) Meru Networks
11 3 (1.96%) F5
11 3 (1.96%) Mitel
12 2 (1.31%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.31%) Symantec
12 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group
Salary: £26000 - £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + + Company Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandbach
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £29700.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £21000 - £35000 per annum + Certified training
Posted: 15 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + premium company car + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago