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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 18 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.30% 1.27% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 16.67% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £33,500 £23,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.55% +6.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
11 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.29% 7.59% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 7
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) WSUS
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 5 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) IT Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) NetApp
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Nimble Storage