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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 5.26% 16.67% 42.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 20.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 9
Average salary £29,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £39,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 45 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 68.42% 83.33% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 18
Average salary £58,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.88% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) DSLAM
3 2 (33.33%) DSL
3 2 (33.33%) L2TP
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) PPP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) IPv6
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Broadband
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) DSLAM
3 2 (33.33%) DSL
3 2 (33.33%) L2TP
3 2 (33.33%) LLU
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) IPv6
3 2 (33.33%) Broadband
3 2 (33.33%) PPP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago