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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 57 62 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 34 65 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.34% 3.79% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.38% 22.81% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 28
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,275 £17,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £59,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
185 285 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.17% 16.62% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 138 205 221
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 8 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Warrington +6 8 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Macclesfield -5 4 £24,750 -1.00%
Frodsham - 3 £32,500 - 2
Crewe +10 2 £52,500 +27.27%
Runcorn - 2 £35,000 -
Wilmslow 0 1 £18,000 -10.00% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £52,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (58.33%) Cisco
2 29 (48.33%) Windows
3 25 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (30.00%) DNS
6 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (28.33%) CCNP
7 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
7 17 (28.33%) WAN
7 17 (28.33%) DHCP
7 17 (28.33%) LAN
8 15 (25.00%) ITIL
8 15 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 14 (23.33%) Juniper
10 13 (21.67%) SQL
10 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (20.00%) Office 365
11 12 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (20.00%) Linux
11 12 (20.00%) VPN
11 12 (20.00%) CCNA
11 12 (20.00%) VMware
12 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
13 10 (16.67%) Apple
13 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 9 (15.00%) CCIE
14 9 (15.00%) Wireless
14 9 (15.00%) Business Continuity

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 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) DNS
2 17 (28.33%) DHCP
2 17 (28.33%) LAN
2 17 (28.33%) WAN
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (20.00%) VPN
4 9 (15.00%) Network Security
4 9 (15.00%) Wireless
5 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.67%) SAN
7 6 (10.00%) BGP
7 6 (10.00%) NAS
7 6 (10.00%) OSPF
7 6 (10.00%) Wireshark
8 5 (8.33%) IP Telephony
8 5 (8.33%) VoIP
9 4 (6.67%) MPLS
9 4 (6.67%) NetScaler
10 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 6 (10.00%) IT Support
5 6 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.00%) User Experience
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.00%) Linux
6 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X
8 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
8 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.67%) Mac OS
10 3 (5.00%) Android
11 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.67%) Unix
12 1 (1.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 7 (11.67%) Open Source
4 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.00%) Time Management
5 5 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 4 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) Software Licensing
6 4 (6.67%) Web Filtering
7 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.33%) Network Design
8 2 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (28.33%) CCNP
3 12 (20.00%) CCNA
4 9 (15.00%) CCIE
5 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.67%) MCITP
6 4 (6.67%) MCP
6 4 (6.67%) MCSA
6 4 (6.67%) MCSE
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.67%) CCA
8 1 (1.67%) CISSP
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) MobiControl
3 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Cisco
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (23.33%) Juniper
5 12 (20.00%) VMware
6 10 (16.67%) Apple
7 7 (11.67%) Citrix
8 6 (10.00%) GFI Software
8 6 (10.00%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.67%) Brocade
9 4 (6.67%) Foundry
9 4 (6.67%) NetApp
9 4 (6.67%) QNAP
9 4 (6.67%) Zoho
10 3 (5.00%) LANDesk
10 3 (5.00%) LogRhythm
10 3 (5.00%) Motorola
10 3 (5.00%) Samsung
11 2 (3.33%) Avaya
11 2 (3.33%) SOTI
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