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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 48 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.91% 4.74% 4.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.91% 24.42% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 20
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +10.38%
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
43 86 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.41% 19.41% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 83 53
Median salary £27,000 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.40% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackburn +8 3 £29,000 -35.55% 3
Chorley -13 3 £37,500 +11.94%
Accrington - 2 £25,750 -
Preston +1 1 £25,000 -41.17% 3
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
4 10 (40.00%) WAN
5 8 (32.00%) DHCP
5 8 (32.00%) DNS
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (28.00%) LAN
6 7 (28.00%) VPN
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (20.00%) SAN
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.00%) Information Security
9 4 (16.00%) SonicWALL
9 4 (16.00%) Network Security
9 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (16.00%) vSphere
9 4 (16.00%) CCNP
9 4 (16.00%) CCNA
9 4 (16.00%) MS Office
9 4 (16.00%) Internet

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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) WAN
2 8 (32.00%) DHCP
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
3 7 (28.00%) LAN
3 7 (28.00%) VPN
4 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.00%) SAN
6 4 (16.00%) Internet
6 4 (16.00%) Network Security
7 3 (12.00%) Broadband
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.00%) MPLS
7 3 (12.00%) PBX
7 3 (12.00%) VLAN
7 3 (12.00%) VoIP
8 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
9 1 (4.00%) Frame Relay
9 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support
3 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
1 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) EqualLogic
1 3 (12.00%) VCE vBlock
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Debian
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Document Management
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Security Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (12.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Threat Detection
6 1 (4.00%) Data Security
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.00%) XenApp
6 1 (4.00%) Postfix
6 1 (4.00%) Varnish
6 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) SonicWALL
5 3 (12.00%) Brocade
5 3 (12.00%) BT
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) Hitachi
5 3 (12.00%) Lotus
5 3 (12.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (12.00%) Sage
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Meraki
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
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