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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 45 57 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.95% 3.05% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 13.64% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 12
Average salary £38,750 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,200 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,472
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.52%
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
60 110 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 13.16% 22.36% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50 83 60
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,000 £51,500
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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Warrington

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 20 (46.51%) ITIL
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
1 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (41.86%) Cisco
3 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
3 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 17 (39.53%) Network Security
4 16 (37.21%) Security Management
5 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
5 15 (34.88%) Information Security
6 14 (32.56%) COBIT
6 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (32.56%) Finance
7 13 (30.23%) ERP
7 13 (30.23%) Juniper
8 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (25.58%) DNS
9 11 (25.58%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (25.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (23.26%) SQL
11 9 (20.93%) LAN
11 9 (20.93%) WAN
11 9 (20.93%) Citrix
11 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (18.60%) DHCP
13 7 (16.28%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) Network Security
2 11 (25.58%) DNS
3 9 (20.93%) LAN
3 9 (20.93%) WAN
4 8 (18.60%) DHCP
5 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
5 6 (13.95%) VPN
6 5 (11.63%) DMZ
6 5 (11.63%) VoIP
6 5 (11.63%) VLAN
7 3 (6.98%) Wireless
7 3 (6.98%) SSL
8 1 (2.33%) Junos
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.33%) FirePass
8 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.33%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Legal
3 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Security Analyst
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Information Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.63%) IT Support
5 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Team Leader
5 5 (11.63%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (13.95%) Life Science
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) RMADS
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
1 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 16 (37.21%) Security Management
3 15 (34.88%) Information Security
4 13 (30.23%) ERP
5 11 (25.58%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (25.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
7 6 (13.95%) Migration
7 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.63%) Open Source
8 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (9.30%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (9.30%) Information Security Management
10 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.98%) Project Management
10 3 (6.98%) Data Management
10 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
11 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
11 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
12 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) VB
2 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
2 3 (6.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) CCNP
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 6 (13.95%) CCIE
4 5 (11.63%) MCSA
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
5 3 (6.98%) MCTS
6 2 (4.65%) CEH
7 1 (2.33%) CISM
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) COBIT
2 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) Juniper
4 9 (20.93%) Citrix
5 6 (13.95%) HP
5 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.63%) Dell
6 5 (11.63%) Avaya
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Mitel
7 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.65%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire