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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 34 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.11% 0.62% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 10.00% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 3
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.44%
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 Stockport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.62% 6.21% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 16
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £39,500 £47,500
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 29 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Stockport

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) HP
3 11 (52.38%) DNS
3 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
3 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 10 (47.62%) VPN
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) VMware
6 8 (38.10%) VLAN
6 8 (38.10%) Network Security
6 8 (38.10%) ProCurve
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
9 5 (23.81%) Symantec
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (23.81%) Wireless
9 5 (23.81%) Wyse
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
9 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) MCSE
9 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
9 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
9 5 (23.81%) PowerShell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) DNS
1 11 (52.38%) LAN
1 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 10 (47.62%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) VLAN
3 8 (38.10%) Network Security
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Technician
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Planning
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Change Control
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
3 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) HP
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) ProCurve
4 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 5 (23.81%) Symantec
5 5 (23.81%) Wyse
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
7 2 (9.52%) Lotus
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix
8 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
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