The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Blackburn region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 14 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 11.11% 1.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 22.22% 13.85% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 5
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £17,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £35,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Firewall
Lancashire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Blackburn region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) iPhone
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) NetApp
3 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) Veeam
3 5 (45.45%) WatchGuard
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
1 3 (27.27%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Manager
1 3 (27.27%) IT Support
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) NetApp
3 5 (45.45%) Veeam
3 5 (45.45%) WatchGuard
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago