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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 32 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.60% 5.16% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 33.33% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 3
Average salary £45,000 £22,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
21 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 15.11% 15.48% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 18
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bolton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) nginx
3 2 (28.57%) SaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (28.57%) Opsview
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Nagios
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
1 2 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCSE
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Aruba