The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 55 40 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.54% 4.98% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 19.83% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £25,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 116 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 13.51% 25.11% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 98 56
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £63,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Firewall
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Warrington

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 26 (83.87%) DNS
2 23 (74.19%) VoIP
3 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
3 20 (64.52%) LAN
4 19 (61.29%) Citrix
4 19 (61.29%) VMware
5 18 (58.06%) WAN
6 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
6 17 (54.84%) Wireless
7 14 (45.16%) SAN
7 14 (45.16%) IIS
8 13 (41.94%) Windows
8 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
8 13 (41.94%) SCCM
9 12 (38.71%) DHCP
10 11 (35.48%) VPN
10 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
10 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
11 10 (32.26%) Cisco
11 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
12 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
13 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
14 6 (19.35%) Advertising
14 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (19.35%) VLAN
15 5 (16.13%) Cisco PIX
15 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (45.16%) IIS
3 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) DNS
2 23 (74.19%) VoIP
3 20 (64.52%) LAN
4 18 (58.06%) WAN
5 17 (54.84%) Wireless
6 14 (45.16%) SAN
7 12 (38.71%) DHCP
8 11 (35.48%) VPN
9 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 6 (19.35%) VLAN
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (16.13%) DMZ
11 5 (16.13%) IPsec
11 5 (16.13%) MPLS
11 5 (16.13%) SSL
12 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
12 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
13 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (19.35%) Advertising
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) IT Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Citrix Specialist
7 4 (12.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior IT Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) IT Support
9 2 (6.45%) Switch Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Life Science
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (16.13%) Security Patching
2 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
2 4 (12.90%) Service Continuity Management
3 3 (9.68%) High Availability
3 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Line Management
5 1 (3.23%) Network Design
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCA
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
1 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Citrix
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec