The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 33 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.06% 1.32% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.11% 7.69% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.98%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
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 Stockport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.03% 17.11% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 29
Average salary £33,500 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Firewall
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Stockport

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Stockport

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Change Control
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
7 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) Juniper
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat