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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 11 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 15.00% 13.89% 43.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 16.13% 61.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 17
Average salary £32,500 £24,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% -2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
30 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 75.00% 86.11% 70.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 29
Average salary £42,000 £36,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.06% +62.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £44,900
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 23 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) IP Telephony
2 7 (87.50%) WatchGuard
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) ADSL
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Telnet
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) ADSL
1 7 (87.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Telnet
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) WatchGuard
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft