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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 50 62 108
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +46
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 49 72 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.22% 4.32% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.56% 24.49% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 22
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £25,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
208 294 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.90% 17.65% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 161 243 240
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Wilmslow -1 11 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Warrington -1 9 £51,250 +33.98% 1
Chester +12 8 £33,750 -18.18%
Macclesfield - 6 £37,375 - 1
Frodsham - 4 £32,500 -
Northwich 0 3 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Crewe -1 3 £34,000 -12.25% 1
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 41 (54.67%) Cisco
2 33 (44.00%) Windows
3 29 (38.67%) Windows Server
4 27 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (33.33%) DNS
6 24 (32.00%) LAN
7 23 (30.67%) WAN
7 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
8 22 (29.33%) DHCP
8 22 (29.33%) VMware
9 19 (25.33%) CCNA
9 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (24.00%) VoIP
11 17 (22.67%) CCNP
11 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (21.33%) Windows 7
12 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
13 15 (20.00%) Apple
13 15 (20.00%) Office 365
14 14 (18.67%) Network Security
14 14 (18.67%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
14 14 (18.67%) ITIL
14 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
14 14 (18.67%) Linux
14 14 (18.67%) BGP
14 14 (18.67%) Wireless
15 13 (17.33%) Juniper
16 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP

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 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Office
2 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) DNS
2 24 (32.00%) LAN
3 23 (30.67%) WAN
4 22 (29.33%) DHCP
5 18 (24.00%) VoIP
6 14 (18.67%) BGP
6 14 (18.67%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (18.67%) Network Security
6 14 (18.67%) Wireless
7 11 (14.67%) OSPF
7 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
8 10 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 10 (13.33%) MPLS
9 9 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (12.00%) VPN
10 6 (8.00%) Wireshark
11 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
11 5 (6.67%) SAN
12 4 (5.33%) SSL
12 4 (5.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Back Office
3 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) IT Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (12.00%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) IT Support
5 7 (9.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Team Leader
6 6 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) jQuery
2 1 (1.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.33%) RequireJS
2 1 (1.33%) Symfony
2 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.00%) Windows
2 29 (38.67%) Windows Server
3 19 (25.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (21.33%) Windows 7
6 14 (18.67%) Linux
7 10 (13.33%) Mac OS X
8 9 (12.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (8.00%) Windows 10
10 4 (5.33%) Mac OS
10 4 (5.33%) Unix
10 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.33%) Android
11 1 (1.33%) Debian
11 1 (1.33%) Windows CE
11 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.33%) Information Security
3 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (8.00%) Open Source
4 6 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (8.00%) Security Patching
5 5 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.67%) Network Management
6 4 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.33%) Time Management
6 4 (5.33%) Web Filtering
7 3 (4.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.00%) Project Management
7 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) C#
2 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.33%) PHP
2 1 (1.33%) Python
2 1 (1.33%) Ruby
2 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (25.33%) CCNA
3 17 (22.67%) CCNP
4 10 (13.33%) CCIE
5 7 (9.33%) MCITP
5 7 (9.33%) MCP
5 7 (9.33%) MCSA
5 7 (9.33%) MCSE
5 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.00%) A+ Certification
6 3 (4.00%) Degree
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.00%) SLA
3 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) Active Directory
1 16 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.00%) Firmware
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) MobiControl
2 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Cisco
2 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (29.33%) VMware
4 15 (20.00%) Apple
5 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
6 13 (17.33%) Juniper
7 7 (9.33%) Avaya
7 7 (9.33%) Citrix
8 6 (8.00%) GFI Software
8 6 (8.00%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.33%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.33%) HP
9 4 (5.33%) Meraki
9 4 (5.33%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.00%) arcserve
10 3 (4.00%) LANDesk
10 3 (4.00%) LogRhythm
10 3 (4.00%) Motorola
10 3 (4.00%) Sophos
10 3 (4.00%) Symantec
Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St Helens and Warrington
Networx
Salary: Circa £35,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Northwich
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 19 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago