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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 32 32
Rank change year-on-year -11 0  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.22% 6.77% 6.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 25.19% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 22
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +34.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 31 135 85
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 13.78% 26.89% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 96 72
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +23.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNA
3 10 (43.48%) Network Security
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
4 8 (34.78%) CCNP
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
5 7 (30.43%) Presales
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (21.74%) CISSP
7 5 (21.74%) Wireless
7 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) MCSE
7 5 (21.74%) LAN
7 5 (21.74%) WAN
7 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (21.74%) Big Data
7 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
8 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 4 (17.39%) Java EE
8 4 (17.39%) Reverse Engineering

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 4 (17.39%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Network Security
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 5 (21.74%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) BGP
5 4 (17.39%) FTP
5 4 (17.39%) NetScreen
5 4 (17.39%) OSPF
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.04%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (8.70%) HTTP
7 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.35%) DNS
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
8 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
2 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Security Penetration Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Security Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Java EE
1 4 (17.39%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
2 7 (30.43%) Presales
3 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
4 4 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (17.39%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Security Management
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Server Building
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
5 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C
1 4 (17.39%) C#
1 4 (17.39%) C++
1 4 (17.39%) Java
1 4 (17.39%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNA
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) CCNP
5 5 (21.74%) CISSP
5 5 (21.74%) MCSE
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) CHECK Team Leader
6 4 (17.39%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (17.39%) GIAC
6 4 (17.39%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (17.39%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (17.39%) SANS
6 4 (17.39%) SSCP
7 1 (4.35%) CCIE
7 1 (4.35%) CEH
7 1 (4.35%) CISA
7 1 (4.35%) MCP
7 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
2 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
3 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 4 (17.39%) Radware
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Meraki
5 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
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