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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 104 68 80
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 51 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.33% 3.22% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.81% 19.10% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 58
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £15,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
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
295 267 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.14% 16.83% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 231 206 293
Average salary £35,000 £49,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.29% +41.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -23 8 £35,000 +34.61%
Chester +3 7 £36,000 -34.54%
Northwich +4 2 £32,500 +106.34% 2
Knutsford -7 2 £29,000 -14.70%
Wilmslow -14 2 £48,250 +75.45% 1
Macclesfield -1 1 £20,500 -47.09%
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 28 (38.89%) Cisco
3 27 (37.50%) VPN
4 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 22 (30.56%) Finance
6 21 (29.17%) VMware
7 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
9 18 (25.00%) LAN
10 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
10 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (22.22%) WAN
12 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
14 12 (16.67%) Linux
14 12 (16.67%) SQL
14 12 (16.67%) Juniper
15 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
15 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
15 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (15.28%) Degree
16 10 (13.89%) Information Security
16 10 (13.89%) Network Security
16 10 (13.89%) Internet
16 10 (13.89%) Legal
16 10 (13.89%) ITIL
16 10 (13.89%) CISSP
17 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (12.50%) DNS
17 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.72%) IIS
3 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.17%) Site Server
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) nginx
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (37.50%) VPN
2 18 (25.00%) LAN
3 16 (22.22%) WAN
4 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
5 10 (13.89%) Network Security
5 10 (13.89%) Internet
6 9 (12.50%) DNS
7 8 (11.11%) SSL
7 8 (11.11%) SAN
7 8 (11.11%) Wireless
8 7 (9.72%) ADSL
8 7 (9.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (8.33%) Junos
10 5 (6.94%) MPLS
10 5 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (5.56%) NAS
12 3 (4.17%) DHCP
12 3 (4.17%) OSPF
12 3 (4.17%) EIGRP
13 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.17%) MySQL
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Legal
3 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Law
6 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.33%) Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Support
7 4 (5.56%) Forensic Investigator
7 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Help Desk Technician
8 3 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Middleware
2 3 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) Ajax
3 2 (2.78%) Sphinx
3 2 (2.78%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) SecurID
1 6 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Kindle
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.78%) CMDB
5 2 (2.78%) iPhone
5 2 (2.78%) Open Source
5 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.78%) EPoS
6 1 (1.39%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.67%) Linux
5 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.11%) UNIX
7 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.94%) Android
8 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.17%) AIX
9 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.39%) VMS
11 1 (1.39%) Solaris
11 1 (1.39%) CentOS
11 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.89%) Information Security
1 10 (13.89%) ITIL
2 8 (11.11%) Migration
2 8 (11.11%) Change Management
3 7 (9.72%) Computer Security
3 7 (9.72%) Data Privacy
4 5 (6.94%) Digital Forensics
4 5 (6.94%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.17%) ERP
6 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.78%) Cyber Security
7 2 (2.78%) Coaching
7 2 (2.78%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) Perl
3 2 (2.78%) VB6
3 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.78%) VB
3 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) VBScript
4 1 (1.39%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 10 (13.89%) CISSP
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.72%) CEH
5 6 (8.33%) EnCE
5 6 (8.33%) CCNA
6 4 (5.56%) MCSE
7 3 (4.17%) CCNP
7 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.17%) MCTS
7 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.78%) CISM
9 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.39%) CCIP
9 1 (1.39%) CCIE
9 1 (1.39%) MCSA
9 1 (1.39%) CISA
9 1 (1.39%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.50%) vSphere
4 7 (9.72%) XenApp
5 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.39%) XenServer
7 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.39%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.39%) Nagios
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) Opsview
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Cisco
2 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 21 (29.17%) VMware
4 12 (16.67%) Juniper
5 8 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 8 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.72%) Citrix
7 6 (8.33%) Fujitsu
7 6 (8.33%) HP
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle
9 3 (4.17%) Talend
10 2 (2.78%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.78%) Draytek
10 2 (2.78%) F5
10 2 (2.78%) Symantec
10 2 (2.78%) Dell
10 2 (2.78%) EMC
10 2 (2.78%) NetApp
11 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.39%) Avaya
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago