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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 62 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 63 35 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.72% 1.93% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.42% 11.90% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 53 27 31
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,600 £20,500 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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
281 294 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.60% 16.21% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 204 232 205
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +12 23 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Knutsford +6 12 £20,750 -28.44% 2
Chester -14 8 £45,000 -7.06% 1
Crewe - 4 £38,750 - 1
Wilmslow - 3 £20,000 - 1
Macclesfield +15 2 £25,000 +21.95%
Northwich - 2 £28,000 - 1
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 57 (39.86%) Cisco
2 49 (34.27%) Microsoft
3 48 (33.57%) Windows
4 46 (32.17%) Network Security
5 45 (31.47%) DNS
6 40 (27.97%) Finance
7 36 (25.17%) VMware
8 34 (23.78%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (20.98%) LAN
9 30 (20.98%) ITIL
10 29 (20.28%) WAN
11 28 (19.58%) Active Directory
11 28 (19.58%) MS Exchange
12 27 (18.88%) SQL
12 27 (18.88%) DHCP
12 27 (18.88%) TCP/IP
13 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (17.48%) CCNA
15 23 (16.08%) CCNP
15 23 (16.08%) SSL
15 23 (16.08%) Information Security
16 22 (15.38%) Security Management
16 22 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (14.69%) VPN
18 20 (13.99%) Wireless
19 19 (13.29%) SAN
20 18 (12.59%) Citrix
20 18 (12.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 17 (11.89%) CheckPoint
21 17 (11.89%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 28 (19.58%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.20%) IIS
5 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.80%) nginx
7 3 (2.10%) Jetty
7 3 (2.10%) Apache
7 3 (2.10%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.40%) WordPress
9 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.90%) PaaS
3 6 (4.20%) Office 365
4 5 (3.50%) Route 53
4 5 (3.50%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.50%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (32.17%) Network Security
2 45 (31.47%) DNS
3 30 (20.98%) LAN
4 29 (20.28%) WAN
5 27 (18.88%) DHCP
5 27 (18.88%) TCP/IP
6 23 (16.08%) SSL
7 21 (14.69%) VPN
8 20 (13.99%) Wireless
9 19 (13.29%) SAN
10 17 (11.89%) VoIP
11 11 (7.69%) HTTP
11 11 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (6.99%) iSCSI
12 10 (6.99%) MPLS
13 9 (6.29%) Internet
13 9 (6.29%) Ethernet
13 9 (6.29%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (5.59%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.10%) Big Data
3 2 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Maven
1 5 (3.50%) Hudson
1 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.80%) Metasploit
3 3 (2.10%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.10%) JUnit
General
1 40 (27.97%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.29%) Legal
4 8 (5.59%) Financial Institution
4 8 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.20%) Banking
6 4 (2.80%) Retail
7 2 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (1.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (20.98%) Network Engineer
2 26 (18.18%) Analyst
3 17 (11.89%) Infrastructure Manager
4 16 (11.19%) Information Analyst
4 16 (11.19%) Information Security Analyst
4 16 (11.19%) Security Analyst
5 14 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 12 (8.39%) Project Manager
7 11 (7.69%) Network Manager
7 11 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) HTML
2 7 (4.90%) XML
2 7 (4.90%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.80%) Web Services
4 3 (2.10%) JSP
4 3 (2.10%) Servlets
5 2 (1.40%) CSS
6 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Life Science
1 11 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.20%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.20%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.10%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.10%) RMADS
7 2 (1.40%) Photography
7 2 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.40%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.57%) Windows
2 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (11.89%) Linux
5 11 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.29%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.50%) CentOS
8 5 (3.50%) UNIX
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.40%) Android
10 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.98%) ITIL
2 23 (16.08%) Information Security
3 22 (15.38%) Security Management
4 18 (12.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (11.89%) ERP
6 14 (9.79%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (8.39%) Software Delivery
8 10 (6.99%) DevOps
8 10 (6.99%) Load Balancing
8 10 (6.99%) Information Security Management
9 9 (6.29%) Open Source
10 8 (5.59%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (5.59%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.59%) Project Management
11 7 (4.90%) Service Management
11 7 (4.90%) Migration
11 7 (4.90%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.90%) Network Design
12 6 (4.20%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.88%) SQL
2 4 (2.80%) Ruby
3 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.10%) Java
4 2 (1.40%) PHP
4 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (23.78%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (17.48%) CCNA
3 23 (16.08%) CCNP
4 17 (11.89%) Degree
5 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.29%) MCSE
7 7 (4.90%) MCSA
8 6 (4.20%) CCENT
8 6 (4.20%) CISSP
9 5 (3.50%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.80%) CCIE
10 4 (2.80%) MCP
10 4 (2.80%) CEH
10 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.80%) MCITP
11 3 (2.10%) MCTS
12 1 (0.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) COBIT
2 13 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.29%) SLA
4 5 (3.50%) QA
5 3 (2.10%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (19.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.10%) XenApp
4 3 (2.10%) vSphere
4 3 (2.10%) Snort
4 3 (2.10%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.70%) Firmware
6 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) Backup Exec
1 5 (3.50%) Puppet
1 5 (3.50%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.10%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.40%) WSUS
3 2 (1.40%) SCCM
4 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 57 (39.86%) Cisco
2 49 (34.27%) Microsoft
3 36 (25.17%) VMware
4 18 (12.59%) Citrix
5 17 (11.89%) CheckPoint
6 15 (10.49%) Juniper
7 11 (7.69%) HP
8 9 (6.29%) BT
9 8 (5.59%) Dell
10 5 (3.50%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.50%) RightScale
11 4 (2.80%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.10%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.10%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.10%) Splunk
12 3 (2.10%) Meru Networks
12 3 (2.10%) Apple
12 3 (2.10%) Mitel
12 3 (2.10%) Avaya
13 2 (1.40%) Symantec
Crewe, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + car, bonus, fuel card
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + holidays, mobile, pension.
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + comprehensive benefits!
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago