The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Lancashire / Blackburn
Rank 5 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 20.83% 5.88% 8.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 62.50% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Median salary £18,000 £23,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% -43.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,650 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,850 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackburn region.

Communications & Networking Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 33.33% 11.76% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Median salary £18,000 £26,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.07% -28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £47,500 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

The demand trend of job ads across the Blackburn region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

Firewall
Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Blackburn

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Blackburn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Blackburn region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Blackburn

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Blackburn region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) SMTP
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) Sendmail
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
2 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 2 (33.33%) SCNA
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) FTP
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) SMTP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Business Development Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
1 2 (33.33%) SCNA
1 2 (33.33%) SCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Sendmail
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard