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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North West / Cheshire
Rank 67 51 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.32% 3.88% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 26.70% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 44 46
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
138 191 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.35% 14.55% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 80 160 292
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £80,000
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +15 12 £45,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 3 £22,000 -
Chester +4 2 £34,000 -24.44% 3
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 42 (51.22%) Cisco
2 39 (47.56%) Windows
3 35 (42.68%) Windows Server
4 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
4 27 (32.93%) DNS
5 26 (31.71%) VMware
5 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (29.27%) DHCP
7 23 (28.05%) VoIP
7 23 (28.05%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
8 21 (25.61%) MS Exchange
9 20 (24.39%) LAN
9 20 (24.39%) WAN
10 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
10 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (21.95%) Network Security
11 18 (21.95%) Office 365
12 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (19.51%) TCP/IP
13 16 (19.51%) SQL
14 15 (18.29%) CCNA
14 15 (18.29%) MPLS
14 15 (18.29%) Information Security
15 14 (17.07%) BGP
15 14 (17.07%) SLA
15 14 (17.07%) Apple
15 14 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (17.07%) Windows 8
16 13 (15.85%) Linux

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 21 (25.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.54%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.95%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) DNS
2 24 (29.27%) DHCP
3 23 (28.05%) VoIP
4 20 (24.39%) LAN
4 20 (24.39%) WAN
5 18 (21.95%) Network Security
6 16 (19.51%) TCP/IP
7 15 (18.29%) MPLS
8 14 (17.07%) BGP
8 14 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (15.85%) EIGRP
10 12 (14.63%) OSPF
11 11 (13.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (13.41%) Ethernet
12 10 (12.20%) Wireless
13 9 (10.98%) SAN
13 9 (10.98%) VPN
14 8 (9.76%) VLAN
15 6 (7.32%) VPLS
16 5 (6.10%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Network Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) IT Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Support Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) IT Support
5 13 (15.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (13.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (12.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 9 (10.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (10.98%) Analyst
9 7 (8.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Firewall Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (6.10%) Network Operations Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Operations Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Web Services
2 2 (2.44%) .NET
2 2 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) jQuery
3 1 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.22%) RequireJS
3 1 (1.22%) Symfony
3 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) EMC VNX
3 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) Windows
2 35 (42.68%) Windows Server
3 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
5 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (17.07%) Windows 8
7 13 (15.85%) Linux
8 11 (13.41%) Mac OS X
9 6 (7.32%) Unix
10 5 (6.10%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.22%) Debian
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Information Security
2 12 (14.63%) ITIL
3 9 (10.98%) Security Patching
3 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.76%) Load Balancing
5 7 (8.54%) Process Improvement
6 6 (7.32%) Network Management
6 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.32%) Software Deployment
7 5 (6.10%) Budget Control
7 5 (6.10%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.10%) Line Management
7 5 (6.10%) Migration
7 5 (6.10%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (6.10%) Service Management
8 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (3.66%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.66%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) C#
2 2 (2.44%) PHP
2 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
3 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (28.05%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.29%) CCNA
3 11 (13.41%) CCNP
3 11 (13.41%) MCITP
3 11 (13.41%) MCP
3 11 (13.41%) MCSA
3 11 (13.41%) MCSE
3 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.76%) Degree
5 6 (7.32%) A+ Certification
5 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (7.32%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (6.10%) BC Cleared
6 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) CCIE
8 1 (1.22%) CISA
8 1 (1.22%) CISM
8 1 (1.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) SLA
2 7 (8.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.54%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (6.10%) vSphere
6 4 (4.88%) Firmware
7 3 (3.66%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.10%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.88%) Puppet
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.44%) RSA enVision
5 2 (2.44%) SCCM
6 1 (1.22%) Ansible
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) Cisco
2 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
3 26 (31.71%) VMware
4 14 (17.07%) Apple
5 12 (14.63%) Avaya
6 11 (13.41%) Palo Alto
7 10 (12.20%) CheckPoint
8 8 (9.76%) HP
9 6 (7.32%) EMC
9 6 (7.32%) Juniper
9 6 (7.32%) SonicWALL
10 4 (4.88%) arcserve
10 4 (4.88%) IBM
10 4 (4.88%) Meraki
10 4 (4.88%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (4.88%) Oracle
10 4 (4.88%) ProCurve
10 4 (4.88%) Sophos
10 4 (4.88%) Symantec
11 3 (3.66%) Fortinet
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