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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 40 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.54% 2.81% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.69% 32.43% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 22
Average salary £37,250 £32,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.40% +40.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £32,500 £55,000
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
49 37 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.21% 8.67% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 67
Average salary £42,500 £30,750 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.21% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £17,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £37,150
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Blackburn -13 7 £41,000 +26.15%
Burnley - 5 £32,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 10 (37.04%) HP
5 10 (37.04%) DNS
6 9 (33.33%) WAN
6 9 (33.33%) CCNA
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (29.63%) LAN
8 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
8 7 (25.93%) Linux
8 7 (25.93%) MySQL
8 7 (25.93%) DHCP
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (25.93%) Office 365
9 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 6 (22.22%) WMI
9 6 (22.22%) CentOS
9 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
9 6 (22.22%) Ubuntu
9 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (22.22%) Nagios
9 6 (22.22%) UNIX
9 6 (22.22%) Solaris

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) Lync
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) nginx
4 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.70%) WordPress
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
2 9 (33.33%) WAN
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
4 7 (25.93%) DHCP
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (18.52%) SAN
6 4 (14.81%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (11.11%) Wireless
7 3 (11.11%) Network Security
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 2 (7.41%) VPN
8 2 (7.41%) VoIP
8 2 (7.41%) SSL
8 2 (7.41%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (7.41%) OpenVPN
9 1 (3.70%) Internet
9 1 (3.70%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support
5 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Replication
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 6 (22.22%) Solaris
3 6 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 6 (22.22%) CentOS
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) AIX
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) OpenBSD
7 2 (7.41%) FreeBSD
7 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Network Design
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
1 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) People Management
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) VBScript
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
5 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CCNA
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCDP
2 5 (18.52%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) VCP4
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) vSphere
3 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) Postfix
5 2 (7.41%) Sendmail
5 2 (7.41%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) Varnish
5 2 (7.41%) Dovecot
5 2 (7.41%) Openswan
5 2 (7.41%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (7.41%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (7.41%) Corosync
5 2 (7.41%) KVM
5 2 (7.41%) Ceph
5 2 (7.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Nagios
1 6 (22.22%) WMI
2 2 (7.41%) Cacti
2 2 (7.41%) Munin
2 2 (7.41%) yum
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (7.41%) logstash
2 2 (7.41%) Rsyslog
2 2 (7.41%) Bacula
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) HP
5 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 5 (18.52%) WatchGuard
6 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 5 (18.52%) Sophos
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 2 (7.41%) Percona
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle
8 2 (7.41%) IBM
9 1 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (3.70%) Epicor
9 1 (3.70%) Lotus
9 1 (3.70%) Draytek
9 1 (3.70%) NETGEAR
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Amber IT Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago