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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 12 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 0 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 14.95% - 22.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 88.89% - 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 19
Average salary £27,500 - £27,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
18 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 16.82% 8.82% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 25
Average salary £27,500 £52,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.61% +90.90%
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 30 January 2015, 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 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
1 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) LAN
4 12 (52.17%) WatchGuard
5 11 (47.83%) WAN
5 11 (47.83%) MPLS
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) DHCP
6 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 9 (39.13%) DNS
6 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
6 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (34.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (34.78%) VLAN
7 8 (34.78%) Wireless
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
8 7 (30.43%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
8 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (30.43%) WMI
8 7 (30.43%) WSUS
8 7 (30.43%) vSphere
9 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (26.09%) Validation

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
1 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (34.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) LAN
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
2 11 (47.83%) MPLS
3 9 (39.13%) DHCP
3 9 (39.13%) DNS
4 8 (34.78%) VLAN
4 8 (34.78%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) VPLS
5 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
5 3 (13.04%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Administrator
1 8 (34.78%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (26.09%) Validation
1 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) ERP
2 5 (21.74%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
3 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 6 (26.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) WMI
1 7 (30.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) WatchGuard
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco
5 6 (26.09%) Sophos
5 6 (26.09%) Avaya
5 6 (26.09%) EMC