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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.18% 2.43% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.75% 26.19% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 9
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £21,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
53 42 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.52% 9.27% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 59
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £34,000
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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 23 January 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
Burnley - 2 £32,500 - 1
Skelmersdale -1 1 - -
Blackburn -15 1 - -
Lancaster - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) DNS
5 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (43.75%) WAN
6 7 (43.75%) HP
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
7 6 (37.50%) WMI
7 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) WatchGuard
8 5 (31.25%) vSphere
8 5 (31.25%) Office 365
8 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
8 5 (31.25%) SAN
8 5 (31.25%) Sophos
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (18.75%) Clustering
10 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) Wireless
11 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (6.25%) nginx
5 1 (6.25%) Lync
5 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) NAS
7 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
7 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (6.25%) OpenVPN
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) VoIP
7 1 (6.25%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) IPv4
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Service Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
1 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (6.25%) People Management
2 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (6.25%) Network Design
2 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCDP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Postfix
5 1 (6.25%) Corosync
5 1 (6.25%) KVM
5 1 (6.25%) Ceph
5 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
5 1 (6.25%) Varnish
5 1 (6.25%) Dovecot
5 1 (6.25%) Openswan
5 1 (6.25%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (6.25%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) WMI
2 1 (6.25%) logstash
2 1 (6.25%) Rsyslog
2 1 (6.25%) Bacula
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (6.25%) yum
2 1 (6.25%) Cacti
2 1 (6.25%) Munin
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) WatchGuard
4 5 (31.25%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) Percona
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) Draytek
5 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
Burnley, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago