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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 7 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 19.05% 1.14% 16.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.14% 5.56% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Median salary £29,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.54%
Firewall
Lancashire

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
7 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 33.33% 20.45% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 10
Median salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365

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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki