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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.13% 0.65% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 14.29% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £23,500 £22,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.17% 4.58% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 8
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
3 3 (42.86%) WSUS
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Firmware
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) Firmware
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Draytek
5 1 (14.29%) NETGEAR
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
Bolton
Blue Town Online
Salary: £28,695 - 33,242 per year
Posted: 5 days ago