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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 6 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 19.05% 21.21% 15.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 25.00% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Average salary £20,000 £32,500 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% -47.58%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
35 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 83.33% 84.85% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 24
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 20 (83.33%) Internet
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) SLA
4 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (50.00%) Coaching
5 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (41.67%) FTP
5 10 (41.67%) PSTN
5 10 (41.67%) ADSL
5 10 (41.67%) ISDN
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 9 (37.50%) VPN
7 8 (33.33%) Information Management
7 8 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
7 8 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 8 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (33.33%) Presales
7 8 (33.33%) Analytics
7 8 (33.33%) SIEM
7 8 (33.33%) Security Operations
8 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) VMware
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Internet
2 12 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (41.67%) ADSL
3 10 (41.67%) FTP
3 10 (41.67%) ISDN
3 10 (41.67%) PSTN
4 9 (37.50%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.33%) IPsec
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) SMTP
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Consultant
2 12 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 12 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
3 10 (41.67%) Support Consultant
4 8 (33.33%) IT Consultant
4 8 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
4 8 (33.33%) Security Consultant
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (33.33%) Senior IT Consultant
4 8 (33.33%) Senior IT Security Consultant
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Server Support
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Coaching
2 8 (33.33%) Analytics
2 8 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 8 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (33.33%) Information Management
2 8 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Presales
2 8 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 8 (33.33%) SIEM
2 8 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (8.33%) Change Control
3 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) SLA
2 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) HP