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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 49 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.79% 2.77% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% 24.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% -
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
113 54 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 25.22% 11.49% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 96 45 51
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,400 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 24 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Warrington

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (60.87%) Cisco
1 14 (60.87%) Juniper
2 11 (47.83%) Fortinet
2 11 (47.83%) Network Security
2 11 (47.83%) F5
3 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
3 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) FirePass
4 9 (39.13%) Junos
4 9 (39.13%) FortiGate
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
8 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) WAN
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
9 3 (13.04%) VoIP
9 3 (13.04%) DHCP
9 3 (13.04%) DNS
9 3 (13.04%) CCNA
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Network Security
2 9 (39.13%) Junos
2 9 (39.13%) FirePass
3 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) DMZ
5 3 (13.04%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) TACACS
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) WLAN
7 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.70%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Security Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) CCTV
1 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
2 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
3 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) SIEM
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
2 2 (8.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCVP
4 1 (4.35%) GCIA
4 1 (4.35%) GCIH
4 1 (4.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenServer
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
1 14 (60.87%) Juniper
2 11 (47.83%) Fortinet
2 11 (47.83%) F5
3 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Avaya
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (4.35%) NetApp