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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 35 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.01% 2.03% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 18.75% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,550
% change year-on-year
- +3.76%
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 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 9.55% 10.81% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 22
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Stockport

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (93.75%) DNS
3 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 14 (87.50%) DHCP
3 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
4 13 (81.25%) MS Office
4 13 (81.25%) MCDST
4 13 (81.25%) VLAN
4 13 (81.25%) CCENT
4 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) WAN
6 7 (43.75%) Apple
6 7 (43.75%) Change Control
6 7 (43.75%) iPad
6 7 (43.75%) iPhone
6 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
7 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
7 6 (37.50%) Wireshark
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
9 2 (12.50%) F5
9 2 (12.50%) Juniper
9 2 (12.50%) Wyse
9 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
10 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (93.75%) DNS
3 14 (87.50%) DHCP
4 13 (81.25%) VLAN
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) FTP
7 1 (6.25%) IPv4
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Network Support
2 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) IT Support
6 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
1 7 (43.75%) iPhone
1 7 (43.75%) iPad
2 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) MCDST
2 13 (81.25%) CCENT
3 1 (6.25%) NCDA
3 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Cobbler
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Apple
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Wyse
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec