The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 12 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 18.37% 41.67% 27.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 47.62% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 20
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +62.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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 Rochdale region.

Communications & Networking Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 79.59% 87.50% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 46
Average salary £48,000 £31,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.38% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £19,000 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £46,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Firewall
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Rochdale

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 (73.33%) VMware
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (66.67%) Internet
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) vSphere
4 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (40.00%) vCloud
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Kanban
6 4 (26.67%) WCF
6 4 (26.67%) WPF
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) C#
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) WPF
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Kanban
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) vSphere
3 6 (40.00%) vCloud
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Meraki