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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.35% 1.39% 5.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 25.00% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
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
7 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.73% 5.56% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 18
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +74.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £28,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
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 30 January 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) WSUS
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Firmware
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) Legal
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) CTC Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Veeam
7 1 (10.00%) NETGEAR
7 1 (10.00%) Draytek
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