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 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 43 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.50% 2.28% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 17.54% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 3
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +116.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,000 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £28,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
110 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 24.77% 13.01% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 96 52 50
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Warrington

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 19 (73.08%) Cisco
1 19 (73.08%) Juniper
2 14 (53.85%) Network Security
3 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (38.46%) Fortinet
4 10 (38.46%) F5
5 9 (34.62%) Junos
5 9 (34.62%) FortiGate
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (34.62%) FirePass
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 8 (30.77%) VPN
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) CCNP
7 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (23.08%) Citrix
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 6 (23.08%) LAN
7 6 (23.08%) WAN
7 6 (23.08%) DHCP
8 5 (19.23%) VoIP
8 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) Avaya
8 5 (19.23%) DMZ

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Network Security
2 9 (34.62%) Junos
2 9 (34.62%) FirePass
3 8 (30.77%) VPN
4 6 (23.08%) DNS
4 6 (23.08%) LAN
4 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) DHCP
5 5 (19.23%) VoIP
5 5 (19.23%) DMZ
5 5 (19.23%) VLAN
6 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
7 1 (3.85%) WLAN
7 1 (3.85%) FWSM
7 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Security Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (11.54%) RMADS
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Security Management
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) VB
2 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
2 3 (11.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (19.23%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCIE
5 1 (3.85%) CCVP
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) CCSE
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
1 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
1 19 (73.08%) Juniper
2 13 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (38.46%) Fortinet
3 10 (38.46%) F5
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
5 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 5 (19.23%) Avaya
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire