Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 63 28
Rank change year-on-year +14 -35 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 32 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 5.17% 4.37% 7.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.68% 26.45% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 59
Cheltenham median annual salary £40,000 £51,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.95% -10.87% +15.00%
10th Percentile £30,225 £33,625 £26,600
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £82,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.53% -10.53%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 69 121 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 13.72% 16.51% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 65 94 147
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +17.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,325 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £70,000 £82,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.25%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Cheltenham

Firewall
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Cheltenham

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (57.69%) Windows
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
3 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 8 (30.77%) Citrix
6 7 (26.92%) Advertising
6 7 (26.92%) Python
6 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) HTTP
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (23.08%) Office 365
7 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (19.23%) SAN
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 5 (19.23%) VPN
8 5 (19.23%) DHCP
8 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
9 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (15.38%) SMTP
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) Perl
9 4 (15.38%) PHP

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Pig
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) HTTP
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 5 (19.23%) VPN
4 4 (15.38%) Internet
4 4 (15.38%) SMTP
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) NAS
5 3 (11.54%) VoIP
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (7.69%) SSL
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
2 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.69%) CodeSonar
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) git-flow
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Robot Framework
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 7 (26.92%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Analyst
1 4 (15.38%) Consultant
1 4 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Customer Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Java EE
1 3 (11.54%) REST
1 3 (11.54%) STL
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) Django
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Android
5 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Unix
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) API Design
5 2 (7.69%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Kanban
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) C
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CCA
1 4 (15.38%) CCNA
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CEH
4 1 (3.85%) GIAC
4 1 (3.85%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SANS
4 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GDPR
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.69%) Docker
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Salt
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.69%) Aruba
6 2 (7.69%) EqualLogic
6 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) New Relic
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds