The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 24 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.50% 8.99% 3.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 50.00% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 4
Median salary £37,250 £40,000 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +46.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £33,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
30 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 20.98% 17.98% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 8
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,187 £26,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (58.33%) VMware
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) NetApp
3 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (25.00%) WSUS
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) NHS
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Compliance Management
4 3 (25.00%) Veeam
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) PaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Intranet
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) Softphone
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Compliance Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) BCP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Draytek
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
5 1 (8.33%) Nimble Storage