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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 22 21
Rank change year-on-year -22 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.36% 10.89% 8.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 44.44% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 43 30
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £37,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £74,000 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  

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 40 99 86
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 16.81% 24.50% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 30 95 85
Median salary £31,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.05% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +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

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) CHECK Team Leader
4 4 (30.77%) CHECK Team Member
4 4 (30.77%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) HBase
5 3 (23.08%) Redis
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
5 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (23.08%) Go
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Google
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS

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 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Wireless
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (23.08%) HBase
1 3 (23.08%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Penetration Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Security Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Regulatory Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Security Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) Go
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) CHECK Team Leader
2 4 (30.77%) CHECK Team Member
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) GCIA
4 1 (7.69%) GCIH
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 1 (7.69%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Google
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk