The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.97% 1.11% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 56.67% 7.69% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 1
Average salary £32,000 £29,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Firewall
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 21.13% 14.44% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 24
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £29,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Knutsford region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Knutsford

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Network Security
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
4 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (30.00%) BT
5 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (30.00%) CCENT
5 6 (30.00%) Internet
5 6 (30.00%) CCNA
5 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
7 4 (20.00%) Network Management
7 4 (20.00%) Network Design
7 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (20.00%) Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) LAN
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Data Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Network Security
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) Internet
4 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) Broadband
6 1 (5.00%) GSM
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Data Security
4 4 (20.00%) Network Design
4 4 (20.00%) Network Management
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Social Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) SIEM
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security
7 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security
7 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) CCENT
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCP
4 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) CEH
5 1 (5.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) BT
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix