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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.66% 4.60% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 31.75% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 14
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
87 63 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.29% 14.48% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 84 53 74
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Chorley 0 5 £33,500 +11.66%
Burnley - 5 £25,000 -
Blackburn -6 2 £45,000 +57.89%
Preston +3 1 £42,500 -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 21 (56.76%) Windows
4 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 16 (43.24%) HP
6 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
6 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
6 15 (40.54%) VMware
7 14 (37.84%) DNS
8 12 (32.43%) SQL
9 11 (29.73%) SAN
9 11 (29.73%) Office 365
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (27.03%) CCNA
11 9 (24.32%) ITIL
11 9 (24.32%) LAN
12 8 (21.62%) Linux
12 8 (21.62%) WAN
13 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
13 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (18.92%) UNIX
13 7 (18.92%) MySQL
13 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (18.92%) vSphere
13 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (16.22%) SolarWinds
14 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
14 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (16.22%) CentOS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) Lync
5 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.41%) nginx
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) WordPress
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) SAN
3 9 (24.32%) LAN
4 8 (21.62%) WAN
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (16.22%) Network Security
6 6 (16.22%) DHCP
6 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (16.22%) VPN
7 4 (10.81%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (10.81%) Wireless
7 4 (10.81%) OSPF
8 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
9 2 (5.41%) NAS
9 2 (5.41%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (5.41%) OpenVPN
9 2 (5.41%) VoIP
9 2 (5.41%) SSL
10 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Back Office
1 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Project Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Network Support
8 1 (2.70%) Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.70%) Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.92%) UNIX
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) CentOS
4 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
4 6 (16.22%) Solaris
5 4 (10.81%) AIX
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) OpenBSD
7 2 (5.41%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (10.81%) Network Design
2 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
3 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Time Management
4 2 (5.41%) Data Security
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) Web Development
5 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) People Management
5 1 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.51%) VBScript
4 4 (10.81%) VBA
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (27.03%) CCNA
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.51%) CCDP
3 5 (13.51%) CCNP
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) vSphere
3 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) iptables
5 2 (5.41%) Corosync
5 2 (5.41%) KVM
5 2 (5.41%) Ceph
5 2 (5.41%) Postfix
5 2 (5.41%) Sendmail
5 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.41%) Varnish
5 2 (5.41%) Dovecot
5 2 (5.41%) Openswan
5 2 (5.41%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (5.41%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (5.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) WMI
1 6 (16.22%) Nagios
2 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.41%) logstash
3 2 (5.41%) Rsyslog
3 2 (5.41%) Pacemaker
3 2 (5.41%) Bacula
3 2 (5.41%) Cacti
3 2 (5.41%) Munin
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (5.41%) yum
4 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) HP
4 15 (40.54%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
6 6 (16.22%) SolarWinds
6 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
6 6 (16.22%) Citrix
7 5 (13.51%) Sophos
7 5 (13.51%) WatchGuard
8 4 (10.81%) SonicWALL
8 4 (10.81%) McAfee
8 4 (10.81%) Juniper
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle
9 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
9 3 (8.11%) Percona
10 2 (5.41%) BT
10 2 (5.41%) IBM
10 2 (5.41%) Nortel
11 1 (2.70%) Epicor
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