The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.06% 7.79% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 35.29% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 3
Average salary £42,500 £22,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.18% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £28,850 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
Firewall
Manchester

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 13.64% 22.08% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 29
Average salary £42,500 £23,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.78% -19.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £17,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Bolton

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bolton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) Nagios
3 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (27.27%) LAMP
3 3 (27.27%) Replication
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) nginx
3 3 (27.27%) SaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (27.27%) Opsview
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) nginx
1 3 (27.27%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
1 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) CCSA
1 1 (9.09%) CCSE
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Juniper
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Aruba