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 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 16 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 4.65% 12.24% 20.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 13.95% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Average salary £29,500 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.32% -24.28%
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 Rochdale region.

Communications & Networking Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 60.47% 87.76% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 16
Average salary £58,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.20% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,500 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (33.33%) Broadband
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) PPP
3 2 (33.33%) IPv6
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) DSLAM
3 2 (33.33%) DSL
3 2 (33.33%) L2TP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) ADSL
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) LLU
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) DSLAM
2 2 (33.33%) DSL
2 2 (33.33%) L2TP
2 2 (33.33%) Broadband
2 2 (33.33%) PPP
2 2 (33.33%) IPv6
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) JNCIS
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper