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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 51 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.64% 4.08% 4.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.32% 38.00% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 24
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
79 50 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.39% 10.73% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 108
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £16,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Preston -1 8 £25,000 -23.07%
Chorley - 4 £42,500 -
Blackpool - 2 £40,000 - 1
Blackburn -14 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Burnley - 1 £35,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (72.09%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
3 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
4 21 (48.84%) Cisco
5 20 (46.51%) VMware
6 18 (41.86%) SAN
7 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (32.56%) Linux
9 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
9 12 (27.91%) Solaris
9 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
9 12 (27.91%) VPN
10 11 (25.58%) HP
10 11 (25.58%) ITIL
10 11 (25.58%) UNIX
10 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (23.26%) Citrix
11 10 (23.26%) DNS
12 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
12 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
12 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity
13 8 (18.60%) Juniper
13 8 (18.60%) Apache
13 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
13 8 (18.60%) MySQL
14 7 (16.28%) IIS
14 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.60%) Apache
3 7 (16.28%) IIS
4 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.33%) WordPress
6 1 (2.33%) nginx
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) SAN
2 12 (27.91%) VPN
3 10 (23.26%) DNS
4 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (16.28%) Network Security
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (11.63%) NAS
7 4 (9.30%) Internet
7 4 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.98%) LAN
9 2 (4.65%) WAN
9 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.65%) Wireless
9 2 (4.65%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (2.33%) OSPF
10 1 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (2.33%) OpenVPN
10 1 (2.33%) DHCP
10 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) DB2
6 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.30%) Back Office
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Systems Engineer
1 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) Support Manager
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Manager
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) XML
1 2 (4.65%) XSL
2 1 (2.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Replication
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 12 (27.91%) Solaris
4 11 (25.58%) UNIX
4 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.63%) CentOS
6 5 (11.63%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.30%) AIX
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.33%) OpenBSD
9 1 (2.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity
3 5 (11.63%) Data Security
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (9.30%) Software Licensing
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Open Source
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.33%) ERP
7 1 (2.33%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Network Design
7 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.33%) Web Development
7 1 (2.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) PHP
3 4 (9.30%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) VBScript
4 3 (6.98%) VBA
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
3 6 (13.95%) MCSE
4 5 (11.63%) MCTS
5 4 (9.30%) MCITP
5 4 (9.30%) MCP
6 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (4.65%) MCSA
8 1 (2.33%) CCNP
8 1 (2.33%) CCDP
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.93%) VMware ESX
4 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
4 7 (16.28%) vSphere
5 4 (9.30%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.65%) iptables
7 1 (2.33%) NFS
7 1 (2.33%) Postfix
7 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.33%) Varnish
7 1 (2.33%) Dovecot
7 1 (2.33%) Openswan
7 1 (2.33%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (2.33%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (2.33%) Corosync
7 1 (2.33%) KVM
7 1 (2.33%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Nagios
2 4 (9.30%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) yum
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.33%) logstash
3 1 (2.33%) Rsyslog
3 1 (2.33%) Bacula
3 1 (2.33%) Pacemaker
3 1 (2.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.33%) Cacti
3 1 (2.33%) Munin
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) Cisco
3 20 (46.51%) VMware
4 11 (25.58%) HP
5 10 (23.26%) Citrix
6 8 (18.60%) Juniper
7 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.95%) McAfee
8 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
8 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle
9 4 (9.30%) NetApp
9 4 (9.30%) SonicWALL
10 3 (6.98%) BT
10 3 (6.98%) Nortel
10 3 (6.98%) IBM
11 2 (4.65%) Sun
11 2 (4.65%) WatchGuard
11 2 (4.65%) Percona
12 1 (2.33%) Veeam
Blackpool
Computer Futures
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