The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 10 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 4.76% - 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
Firewall
Manchester

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 19.05% 5.88% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Average salary £22,500 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Firewall
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Oldham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Local Government
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) IT Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Senior IT Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco