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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 65 54 82
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 28 73 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.59% 4.52% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 23.10% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 63 33
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £72,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
200 316 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.52% 19.55% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 149 206 213
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 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 27 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 +3 12 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Chester -10 6 £32,250 -14.00%
Crewe +12 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Knutsford +9 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Wilmslow -5 1 £19,000 -41.53% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £52,500 -
Northwich - 1 £55,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Cisco
3 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
4 21 (40.38%) Linux
5 20 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (32.69%) SQL
8 16 (30.77%) VPN
9 15 (28.85%) WAN
10 13 (25.00%) LAN
10 13 (25.00%) DNS
10 13 (25.00%) CCNP
10 13 (25.00%) IIS
10 13 (25.00%) ITIL
11 12 (23.08%) DHCP
11 12 (23.08%) Juniper
11 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
11 12 (23.08%) Business Continuity
11 12 (23.08%) NAS
12 11 (21.15%) CCNA
12 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
13 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (19.23%) Software Licensing
13 10 (19.23%) Office 365
14 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (17.31%) Android

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 13 (25.00%) IIS
2 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) VPN
2 15 (28.85%) WAN
3 13 (25.00%) DNS
3 13 (25.00%) LAN
4 12 (23.08%) DHCP
4 12 (23.08%) NAS
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.46%) Network Security
7 7 (13.46%) SAN
8 5 (9.62%) VoIP
9 4 (7.69%) Internet
9 4 (7.69%) IP Telephony
9 4 (7.69%) Wireless
9 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
10 3 (5.77%) VLAN
10 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.77%) WLAN
11 2 (3.85%) ADSL
11 2 (3.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Network Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Support Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (17.31%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 9 (17.31%) Technical Support
5 9 (17.31%) Technical Support Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) IT Manager
6 6 (11.54%) IT Support
7 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Field Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Life Science
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Linux
3 20 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (17.31%) Android
6 8 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 5 (9.62%) Mac OS X
7 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) Unix
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.92%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 10 (19.23%) Software Licensing
4 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (15.38%) Time Management
5 5 (9.62%) Open Source
6 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.85%) ERP
8 2 (3.85%) Information Security
8 2 (3.85%) Network Design
8 2 (3.85%) Network Management
8 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
9 1 (1.92%) High Availability
9 1 (1.92%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.00%) CCNP
3 11 (21.15%) CCNA
4 7 (13.46%) CCIE
5 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) MCITP
6 3 (5.77%) MCP
6 3 (5.77%) MCSA
6 3 (5.77%) MCSE
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CCA
7 1 (1.92%) CISSP
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.92%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Cisco
2 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 12 (23.08%) Juniper
4 9 (17.31%) VMware
5 6 (11.54%) Apple
6 4 (7.69%) Brocade
6 4 (7.69%) Foundry
6 4 (7.69%) NetApp
6 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 4 (7.69%) QNAP
6 4 (7.69%) Zoho
7 3 (5.77%) GFI Software
7 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
7 3 (5.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix
8 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.92%) F5
9 1 (1.92%) Veeam
9 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard
Crewe, Cheshire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + various benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Private Healthcare, Life Insurance,
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago