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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 60 67 109
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +42
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 60 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.31% 3.12% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.75% 18.52% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 22
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,600 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
338 270 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 16.84% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 282 246 290
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +17 21 £40,000 -13.97%
Chester +18 10 £42,500 +24.08%
Wilmslow -1 4 £42,500 -37.03% 3
Crewe +20 2 £45,000 +60.71%
Knutsford -12 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Daresbury - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 37 (42.05%) Cisco
2 32 (36.36%) Network Security
3 31 (35.23%) Windows
4 29 (32.95%) LAN
5 26 (29.55%) WAN
5 26 (29.55%) Juniper
6 23 (26.14%) Finance
7 20 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 19 (21.59%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (20.45%) VMware
10 17 (19.32%) CCNP
10 17 (19.32%) Linux
10 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
10 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
11 16 (18.18%) Information Security
12 15 (17.05%) VPN
12 15 (17.05%) UNIX
12 15 (17.05%) CCNA
12 15 (17.05%) CheckPoint
13 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
13 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
13 14 (15.91%) Cyber Security
14 13 (14.77%) SQL
14 13 (14.77%) Wireless
15 12 (13.64%) DNS
16 11 (12.50%) Citrix
16 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
17 10 (11.36%) Degree
17 10 (11.36%) Technical Analysis

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) IIS
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.14%) nginx
5 1 (1.14%) Lync
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.36%) Network Security
2 29 (32.95%) LAN
3 26 (29.55%) WAN
4 20 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 15 (17.05%) VPN
6 13 (14.77%) Wireless
7 12 (13.64%) DNS
8 11 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (10.23%) FirePass
9 9 (10.23%) Junos
10 8 (9.09%) SSL
11 7 (7.95%) SAN
11 7 (7.95%) DHCP
12 6 (6.82%) Internet
12 6 (6.82%) MPLS
12 6 (6.82%) VLAN
13 5 (5.68%) OSPF
13 5 (5.68%) EIGRP
13 5 (5.68%) VoIP
13 5 (5.68%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 23 (26.14%) Security Engineer
3 20 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (14.77%) Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.82%) Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) HTML
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) Ajax
3 1 (1.14%) Sphinx
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Open Source
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) CMDB
3 4 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.55%) SecurID
4 3 (3.41%) RMADS
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Life Science
6 1 (1.14%) CCTV
6 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) iPhone
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.23%) Windows
2 17 (19.32%) Linux
3 15 (17.05%) UNIX
4 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.95%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.14%) Android
9 1 (1.14%) CentOS
9 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) Information Security
2 14 (15.91%) Cyber Security
3 10 (11.36%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (7.95%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (7.95%) SIEM
5 6 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (6.82%) ITIL
6 5 (5.68%) Coaching
6 5 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.55%) Migration
8 3 (3.41%) Security Management
8 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.41%) Password Management
8 3 (3.41%) Network Management
9 2 (2.27%) Change Control
9 2 (2.27%) Quality Management
9 2 (2.27%) Project Management
9 2 (2.27%) Network Design
10 1 (1.14%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) VB
2 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
2 3 (3.41%) VB6
2 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.14%) Ruby
4 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (21.59%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
2 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.32%) CCNP
3 15 (17.05%) CCNA
4 10 (11.36%) Degree
5 7 (7.95%) CISSP
6 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.55%) A+ Certification
7 4 (4.55%) CCIE
8 3 (3.41%) MCSE
9 2 (2.27%) MCSA
9 2 (2.27%) MCT
9 2 (2.27%) CCIP
9 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.14%) CCVP
10 1 (1.14%) MCITP
10 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.14%) COBIT
4 1 (1.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.41%) Snort
4 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.27%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.14%) UAG
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Opsview
3 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (42.05%) Cisco
2 26 (29.55%) Juniper
3 18 (20.45%) VMware
4 15 (17.05%) CheckPoint
5 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.50%) Citrix
7 9 (10.23%) Fortinet
7 9 (10.23%) F5
8 7 (7.95%) HP
9 6 (6.82%) Avaya
9 6 (6.82%) Splunk
10 4 (4.55%) ArcSight
10 4 (4.55%) Symantec
11 3 (3.41%) Sourcefire
11 3 (3.41%) Draytek
12 2 (2.27%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.27%) Dell
12 2 (2.27%) EMC
13 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.14%) Wyse
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Package & Bonus (Car Allowance)
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Venturi
Salary: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago