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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 31 17 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.40% 3.08% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 16.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +42.55%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
27 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 18.88% 18.46% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 4
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £34,550
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 22 January 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) WSUS
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Business Development
4 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM

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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) Softphone
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) BCP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Compliance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage