The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 49 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.07% 3.07% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.09% 14.55% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 11
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £38,900 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Firewall
North West

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
55 110 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.56% 21.11% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 50 106 64
Average salary £28,000 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.08% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,150 £18,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Firewall
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +7 7 £30,000 +30.43%
Preston -2 3 £32,500 +26.21% 1
Lancaster - 1 £16,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 27 (71.05%) VMware
2 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) MS Exchange
2 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (55.26%) SAN
5 19 (50.00%) Citrix
6 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (42.11%) WAN
8 15 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (36.84%) CCNA
9 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
11 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
13 8 (21.05%) Project Management
13 8 (21.05%) LAN
13 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (18.42%) iPhone
14 7 (18.42%) VPN
14 7 (18.42%) Terminal Services
15 6 (15.79%) CCNP
15 6 (15.79%) HP
15 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
15 6 (15.79%) XenApp
15 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (15.79%) Migration

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 23 (60.53%) MS Exchange
2 15 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.26%) Lync
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) SAN
2 16 (42.11%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) LAN
4 7 (18.42%) VPN
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.53%) Wireless
7 3 (7.89%) NAS
7 3 (7.89%) VLAN
8 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.26%) VoIP
9 1 (2.63%) IPsec
9 1 (2.63%) Network Security
9 1 (2.63%) DHCP
9 1 (2.63%) DNS
9 1 (2.63%) SSL
9 1 (2.63%) ADSL
9 1 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) OLAP
2 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Consultant
2 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (15.79%) Network Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) IT Support
5 5 (13.16%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Network Support
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Server Support
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) iPhone
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) iSeries
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.16%) Linux
6 3 (7.89%) AIX
7 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Analytics
4 2 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) CCNA
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.79%) CCNP
4 4 (10.53%) MCSE
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) MCSA
5 3 (7.89%) CCIE
5 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Terminal Services
4 6 (15.79%) XenApp
5 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 3 (7.89%) XenServer
7 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) VMware
2 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 19 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (15.79%) HP
6 5 (13.16%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) Mitel
8 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.63%) Draytek
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) Intel
8 1 (2.63%) Avaya
8 1 (2.63%) Sage
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec
Burnley, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR / Pension /Health / Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago