The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 28 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.16% 3.03% 7.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 16.13% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 12
Average salary £22,000 £23,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% -44.70%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.06% 18.79% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 27
Average salary £23,000 £28,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.29% -32.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Manchester

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 13 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Juniper
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 12 (75.00%) Network Security
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) CTC Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Aruba
3 4 (25.00%) Exinda
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) CTC Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Juniper
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Aruba
2 4 (25.00%) Exinda
Bolton, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
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