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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 60 39 57
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.97% 3.78% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 25.49% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 6
Average salary £33,750 £26,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.80% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.22%
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
92 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 20.13% 14.83% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 82 23 45
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 17 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Warrington

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) VPN
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Change Management
4 8 (34.78%) Fortinet
5 7 (30.43%) LAN
5 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 7 (30.43%) Juniper
5 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 7 (30.43%) Migration
5 7 (30.43%) Network Security
5 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) SSL
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Retail
6 6 (26.09%) SecurID
6 6 (26.09%) Fujitsu
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (26.09%) Junos
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
6 6 (26.09%) FortiGate
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (17.39%) MCSE
8 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
8 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) VPN
2 7 (30.43%) Network Security
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) SSL
3 6 (26.09%) Junos
4 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) WLAN
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) TACACS
6 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Security Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) SecurID
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Change Management
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) ERP
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VB
2 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
2 3 (13.04%) VB6
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.04%) MCTS
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCVP
5 1 (4.35%) GCIA
5 1 (4.35%) GCIH
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenServer
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) FortiGate
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Fortinet
4 7 (30.43%) Juniper
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 6 (26.09%) Fujitsu
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) Talend
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (4.35%) NetApp