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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 40 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.74% 3.24% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.36% 18.48% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 5
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
103 92 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 22.20% 17.52% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85 74 52
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Warrington

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (56.41%) Cisco
1 22 (56.41%) Network Security
2 20 (51.28%) Juniper
3 15 (38.46%) Windows
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
4 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
4 14 (35.90%) ITIL
5 13 (33.33%) Security Management
5 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (25.64%) Fortinet
7 10 (25.64%) F5
7 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
7 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Citrix
8 9 (23.08%) Information Security
8 9 (23.08%) FortiGate
8 9 (23.08%) Junos
8 9 (23.08%) FirePass
9 8 (20.51%) COBIT
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) LAN
10 7 (17.95%) WAN
10 7 (17.95%) ERP
10 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.95%) VPN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Network Security
2 9 (23.08%) Junos
2 9 (23.08%) FirePass
3 7 (17.95%) VPN
3 7 (17.95%) LAN
3 7 (17.95%) WAN
4 6 (15.38%) DHCP
4 6 (15.38%) DNS
5 5 (12.82%) VLAN
5 5 (12.82%) Wireshark
5 5 (12.82%) VoIP
5 5 (12.82%) DMZ
6 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) FWSM
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Legal
3 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Security Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Security Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Information Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Support Team Leader
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) IT Support
6 5 (12.82%) Team Leader
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
8 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior IT Support
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Life Science
1 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.26%) Open Source
2 4 (10.26%) RMADS
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
1 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) Security Management
3 9 (23.08%) Information Security
4 7 (17.95%) ERP
4 7 (17.95%) Problem Management
5 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (2.56%) Network Design
9 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.56%) Information Security Management
9 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) VB
2 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 3 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.38%) CCNP
3 6 (15.38%) CCNA
4 5 (12.82%) MCSA
4 5 (12.82%) CCIE
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) CCSE
6 1 (2.56%) CEH
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) COBIT
2 2 (5.13%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) FortiGate
2 7 (17.95%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) Juniper
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
4 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.64%) Fortinet
5 10 (25.64%) F5
6 9 (23.08%) Citrix
7 5 (12.82%) Avaya
8 4 (10.26%) HP
9 3 (7.69%) Dell
10 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire