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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 38 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.50% 3.64% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.29% 25.32% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 16
Median salary £29,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,500 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
51 79 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.75% 14.39% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41 78 46
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,400 £16,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +21 3 £29,000 -31.76%
Chorley -6 3 - -
Burnley +1 2 £38,000 +8.57%
Preston -3 2 £52,500 +110.00% 1
Accrington - 2 £14,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (44.83%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (24.14%) WAN
4 7 (24.14%) LAN
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.69%) DHCP
5 6 (20.69%) DNS
5 6 (20.69%) CCNA
5 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) Network Security
5 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
5 6 (20.69%) XenApp
6 5 (17.24%) iPad
6 5 (17.24%) VPN
6 5 (17.24%) Unix
6 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
7 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.79%) CCNP
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (13.79%) VLAN
7 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
7 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence

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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) LAN
1 7 (24.14%) WAN
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) Network Security
3 5 (17.24%) VPN
4 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
4 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) VLAN
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.90%) HTTP
5 2 (6.90%) MPLS
5 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.90%) Wireless
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.45%) Frame Relay
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.34%) Field Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Technician
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technician
4 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) iPad
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Unix
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) Solaris
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.34%) Information Management
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Business Development
4 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) High Availability
4 1 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Security Management
4 1 (3.45%) Server Building
4 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) CISM
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.69%) XenApp
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) Avaya
6 2 (6.90%) Brocade
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.90%) Hitachi
6 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Meraki
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
Preston, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: 3 days ago