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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 60 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.45% 1.45% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 8.60% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 15
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £17,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
46 93 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.50% 16.91% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40 78 55
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,188 £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
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 30 September 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
Preston - 2 £31,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 22 (68.75%) MS Exchange
1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) Cisco
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 18 (56.25%) SAN
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (43.75%) Citrix
7 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
8 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (31.25%) WAN
9 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (25.00%) CCNA
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
12 6 (18.75%) LAN
12 6 (18.75%) Project Management
12 6 (18.75%) Migration
13 5 (15.63%) Clustering
13 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
13 5 (15.63%) NetApp
13 5 (15.63%) Linux
13 5 (15.63%) SQL
13 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (15.63%) XenApp
13 5 (15.63%) iPhone

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 22 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.25%) Lync
6 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) SAN
2 10 (31.25%) WAN
3 6 (18.75%) LAN
4 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (9.38%) NAS
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.25%) VLAN
7 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) OLAP
2 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) IT Support
5 4 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Network Support
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
1 5 (15.63%) iPhone
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 3 (9.38%) AIX
8 2 (6.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Project Management
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) High Availability
4 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNA
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) MCSA
3 3 (9.38%) A+ Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.63%) XenApp
3 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) XenServer
5 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 18 (56.25%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) NetApp
5 4 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Lotus
6 1 (3.13%) Sage
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam
Carnforth
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
University of Cumbria
Salary: From £24,774 to £30,433 per annum negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago