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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.35% 0.76% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 3.77% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £26,000 £38,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.46% -10.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
22 53 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 11.76% 20.23% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 37
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Stockport

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 20 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) Windows
4 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
4 17 (70.83%) DNS
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (62.50%) DHCP
7 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (54.17%) WAN
8 13 (54.17%) LAN
9 11 (45.83%) MS Office
9 11 (45.83%) VLAN
10 9 (37.50%) MCDST
10 9 (37.50%) CCENT
10 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
10 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 7 (29.17%) Apple
12 7 (29.17%) Terminal Services
12 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
12 7 (29.17%) Symantec
12 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
12 7 (29.17%) MCSE
12 7 (29.17%) Backup Exec
12 7 (29.17%) Wyse
12 7 (29.17%) Finance
12 7 (29.17%) iPad
12 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
12 7 (29.17%) iPhone

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Office
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 17 (70.83%) DNS
3 15 (62.50%) DHCP
4 13 (54.17%) WAN
4 13 (54.17%) LAN
5 11 (45.83%) VLAN
6 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
8 2 (8.33%) VoIP
8 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) Network Support
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (12.50%) IT Support
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) IT Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.33%) Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
1 7 (29.17%) iPad
1 7 (29.17%) iPhone
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Change Control
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (37.50%) MCDST
2 9 (37.50%) CCENT
3 7 (29.17%) MCSE
4 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) Terminal Services
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Apple
2 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
2 7 (29.17%) Symantec
2 7 (29.17%) Wyse
3 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) VMware