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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 70 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 27 79 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.33% 4.67% 3.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 21.88% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 67 56
Median salary £33,250 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +10.38%
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
206 361 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.80% 21.36% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 159 228 256
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Warrington +5 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Chester -9 5 £32,500 -25.71%
Knutsford +12 4 £32,000 -28.88%
Wilmslow -4 2 £18,750 -43.60% 1
Crewe +14 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Northwich - 1 £55,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (66.13%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 30 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 25 (40.32%) Cisco
3 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
4 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (27.42%) VPN
5 17 (27.42%) Linux
5 17 (27.42%) SQL
6 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
6 15 (24.19%) IIS
6 15 (24.19%) DNS
6 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
6 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
6 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (22.58%) VMware
7 14 (22.58%) Business Continuity
8 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (19.35%) SAN
9 12 (19.35%) WAN
9 12 (19.35%) ITIL
9 12 (19.35%) NAS
9 12 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (17.74%) DHCP
11 10 (16.13%) LAN
11 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
11 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
11 10 (16.13%) Software Licensing
11 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (16.13%) Office 365

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 15 (24.19%) IIS
1 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) VPN
2 15 (24.19%) DNS
2 15 (24.19%) TCP/IP
3 12 (19.35%) NAS
3 12 (19.35%) SAN
3 12 (19.35%) WAN
4 11 (17.74%) DHCP
5 10 (16.13%) LAN
6 8 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (11.29%) VoIP
8 6 (9.68%) Internet
9 5 (8.06%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (8.06%) IP Telephony
9 5 (8.06%) Network Security
10 4 (6.45%) Wireless
11 3 (4.84%) Broadband
11 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (4.84%) VLAN
12 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
1 4 (6.45%) Retail
1 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Support Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 10 (16.13%) Technical Support
4 10 (16.13%) Technical Support Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Network Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) IT Manager
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) IT Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) IT Support
8 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Field Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Network Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.06%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.23%) Life Science
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.61%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (27.42%) Linux
5 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (14.52%) Android
7 8 (12.90%) Apple iOS
7 8 (12.90%) Windows 8
8 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
9 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
9 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.61%) Unix
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.61%) Windows CE
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Business Continuity
2 12 (19.35%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Software Licensing
4 9 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (12.90%) Time Management
6 6 (9.68%) Information Security
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.84%) ERP
8 3 (4.84%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.84%) Open Source
8 3 (4.84%) OWASP
8 3 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.84%) Social Engineering
8 3 (4.84%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.52%) CCNP
3 7 (11.29%) CCNA
4 4 (6.45%) CISSP
5 3 (4.84%) CCIE
5 3 (4.84%) CEH
5 3 (4.84%) CISM
5 3 (4.84%) CREST Certified
5 3 (4.84%) MCITP
5 3 (4.84%) MCP
5 3 (4.84%) MCSA
5 3 (4.84%) MCSE
5 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.84%) OSCP
5 3 (4.84%) Tigerscheme
6 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) HNC
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.23%) SLA
5 1 (1.61%) ISO22301
System Software
1 30 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) Terminal Services
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.84%) vSphere
4 2 (3.23%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.23%) SCCM
1 2 (3.23%) WSUS
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.61%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Cisco
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) VMware
3 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 9 (14.52%) Apple
4 9 (14.52%) Citrix
5 7 (11.29%) Symantec
6 6 (9.68%) Juniper
6 6 (9.68%) NetApp
7 5 (8.06%) Sophos
8 4 (6.45%) Brocade
8 4 (6.45%) Foundry
8 4 (6.45%) GFI Software
8 4 (6.45%) QNAP
8 4 (6.45%) Zoho
9 2 (3.23%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.61%) Veeam
10 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
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