The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 58 36 60
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.47% 3.67% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.40% 19.40% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 11
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.82%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 67 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 21.67% 18.93% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 101 44 38
Average salary £29,500 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.17% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Cheshire

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 31 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Warrington

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 27 (77.14%) Cisco
2 20 (57.14%) VPN
3 17 (48.57%) Change Management
3 17 (48.57%) Network Security
4 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
4 16 (45.71%) Juniper
5 15 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 15 (42.86%) SSL
5 15 (42.86%) Junos
6 13 (37.14%) SecurID
6 13 (37.14%) VMware
7 12 (34.29%) Windows
8 10 (28.57%) Migration
9 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.71%) Fujitsu
9 9 (25.71%) Retail
9 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (25.71%) Windows 8
10 8 (22.86%) Fortinet
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) LAN
11 7 (20.00%) WAN
12 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
12 6 (17.14%) VB
12 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
12 6 (17.14%) .NET
12 6 (17.14%) FortiGate

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) VPN
2 17 (48.57%) Network Security
3 15 (42.86%) SSL
3 15 (42.86%) Junos
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (20.00%) LAN
5 7 (20.00%) WAN
6 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) SAN
7 3 (8.57%) DNS
8 1 (2.86%) TACACS
8 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.71%) Telecoms
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
1 9 (25.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Network Engineer
2 16 (45.71%) Security Engineer
2 16 (45.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Applications Support
5 6 (17.14%) Applications Support Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) SecurID
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
2 9 (25.71%) Windows 8
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Change Management
2 10 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.57%) ERP
3 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.86%) Information Security
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.86%) SIEM
5 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) VB
2 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
2 6 (17.14%) VB6
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) MCSE
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCTS
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) GCIA
5 1 (2.86%) GCIH
5 1 (2.86%) CEH
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) FortiGate
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Cisco
2 16 (45.71%) Juniper
3 15 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 13 (37.14%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) Fujitsu
6 8 (22.86%) Fortinet
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) Talend
8 2 (5.71%) F5
8 2 (5.71%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) NetApp
9 1 (2.86%) HP