The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North West / Lancashire
Rank 25 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 32 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.08% 2.25% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.06% 38.10% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 14
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,250 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.04% 5.92% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 20 39
Median salary £30,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £36,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Lancashire region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Lancashire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Firewall
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +15 12 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Blackburn +8 5 £18,000 -22.58%
Burnley - 3 £35,000 -
Preston -13 2 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 32 (78.05%) Cisco
2 22 (53.66%) WAN
3 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (43.90%) Network Security
4 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 16 (39.02%) CCNP
5 16 (39.02%) LAN
5 16 (39.02%) JNCIP
6 15 (36.59%) VMware
6 15 (36.59%) Juniper
6 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
6 15 (36.59%) Solaris
7 14 (34.15%) MPLS
7 14 (34.15%) OSPF
7 14 (34.15%) BGP
7 14 (34.15%) Network Design
7 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
7 14 (34.15%) Network Management
7 14 (34.15%) Mentoring
8 12 (29.27%) CCNA
8 12 (29.27%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
9 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
9 11 (26.83%) SQL
9 11 (26.83%) Oracle
9 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
9 11 (26.83%) Unix
9 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) WAN
2 18 (43.90%) Network Security
3 16 (39.02%) LAN
4 14 (34.15%) BGP
4 14 (34.15%) MPLS
4 14 (34.15%) OSPF
5 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
6 6 (14.63%) FTP
6 6 (14.63%) HTTP
6 6 (14.63%) Internet
6 6 (14.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (14.63%) SMTP
6 6 (14.63%) VPN
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 3 (7.32%) Wireless
8 2 (4.88%) NAS
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) WLAN
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) Lead Network Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Support Analyst
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) IT Analyst
4 10 (24.39%) IT Support
4 10 (24.39%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.88%) Business Development Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Solaris
2 11 (26.83%) Unix
3 8 (19.51%) Windows
4 7 (17.07%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) AIX
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Mentoring
1 14 (34.15%) Network Design
1 14 (34.15%) Network Management
2 12 (29.27%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
4 6 (14.63%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Business Development
5 2 (4.88%) Data Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) SIEM
5 2 (4.88%) Use Case
5 2 (4.88%) Validation
5 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (2.44%) Data Security
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (39.02%) CCNP
2 16 (39.02%) JNCIP
3 12 (29.27%) CCNA
4 7 (17.07%) MCSE
4 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.76%) CISSP
5 4 (9.76%) RHCE
5 4 (9.76%) SCNA
5 4 (9.76%) SCSA
5 4 (9.76%) Sun Certification
6 3 (7.32%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
7 2 (4.88%) MCP
7 2 (4.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.63%) Sendmail
4 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Cisco
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 15 (36.59%) Juniper
3 15 (36.59%) VMware
4 11 (26.83%) Oracle
5 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
6 6 (14.63%) Lotus
7 4 (9.76%) Dell
7 4 (9.76%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.88%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) Mitel
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) Veeam
8 2 (4.88%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix
9 1 (2.44%) Panasonic
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