The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank - 14 27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - 10.42% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 62.50% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Firewall
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 2.50% 16.67% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 12
Average salary £31,250 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £23,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Firewall
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wigan region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Wigan

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco