Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 60 53
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 +36
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 57 18 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 8.78% 2.85% 5.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.73% 20.00% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 50 16 44
Warrington median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £34,375 £31,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £51,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -

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 Warrington with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 169 90 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 26.04% 14.26% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 124 70 146
Warrington median annual salary £40,250 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.79% -17.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,825 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +2.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Warrington

Firewall
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Warrington

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Warrington over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 49 (85.96%) Cisco
2 38 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (63.16%) WAN
4 34 (59.65%) VPN
5 31 (54.39%) DNS
5 31 (54.39%) DHCP
6 29 (50.88%) CCNP
6 29 (50.88%) MPLS
7 28 (49.12%) IPsec
7 28 (49.12%) SSL
7 28 (49.12%) LAN
8 26 (45.61%) Load Balancing
9 25 (43.86%) Wireless
10 24 (42.11%) OSPF
10 24 (42.11%) BGP
10 24 (42.11%) EIGRP
11 23 (40.35%) CCNA
11 23 (40.35%) Wireshark
12 20 (35.09%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (35.09%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (35.09%) Riverbed
12 20 (35.09%) Windows
12 20 (35.09%) NX-OS
13 18 (31.58%) F5
13 18 (31.58%) Cisco PIX
14 17 (29.82%) ITIL
14 17 (29.82%) TACACS
15 16 (28.07%) Network Security
15 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) G Suite
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Office 365
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (63.16%) WAN
2 34 (59.65%) VPN
3 31 (54.39%) DHCP
3 31 (54.39%) DNS
4 29 (50.88%) MPLS
5 28 (49.12%) IPsec
5 28 (49.12%) LAN
5 28 (49.12%) SSL
6 25 (43.86%) Wireless
7 24 (42.11%) BGP
7 24 (42.11%) EIGRP
7 24 (42.11%) OSPF
8 23 (40.35%) Wireshark
9 20 (35.09%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (35.09%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (35.09%) NX-OS
10 18 (31.58%) Cisco PIX
11 17 (29.82%) TACACS
12 16 (28.07%) Network Security
13 15 (26.32%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) GIS
1 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) IT Technician
5 5 (8.77%) Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Network Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.51%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (10.53%) Driving Licence
4 5 (8.77%) Life Science
5 3 (5.26%) CESG
5 3 (5.26%) Cybercrime
5 3 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.75%) Replication
7 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.77%) Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Load Balancing
2 17 (29.82%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (17.54%) ITIL V3
4 10 (17.54%) ITSM
4 10 (17.54%) Service Management
5 9 (15.79%) Open Source
6 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.53%) ITIL V2
7 6 (10.53%) Time Management
8 4 (7.02%) Information Security
9 3 (5.26%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (5.26%) Privileged Access Management
9 3 (5.26%) Project Management
9 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.51%) Business Transformation
10 2 (3.51%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (3.51%) Network Management
10 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) Perl
2 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (50.88%) CCNP
3 23 (40.35%) CCNA
4 10 (17.54%) Degree
5 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 7 (12.28%) CCIE
6 7 (12.28%) MCP
7 6 (10.53%) A+ Certification
7 6 (10.53%) DBS Check
7 6 (10.53%) MCSE
7 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (7.02%) CISSP
9 3 (5.26%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.75%) CISA
10 1 (1.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (85.96%) Cisco
2 20 (35.09%) Riverbed
3 18 (31.58%) F5
4 13 (22.81%) Juniper
5 12 (21.05%) VMware
6 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.54%) Palo Alto
7 6 (10.53%) Google
8 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix
10 1 (1.75%) Dell
10 1 (1.75%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds