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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 39 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 25 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.87% 5.53% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.27% 36.51% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 14
Average salary £39,000 £29,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
103 63 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.08% 15.14% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 100 57 75
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 May 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
Chorley +1 8 £38,000 +26.66%
Preston -2 4 £33,750 +3.84% 4
Burnley - 4 £26,250 -
Blackpool - 2 £40,000 -
Blackburn -12 1 £42,500 +49.12%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (60.98%) Windows
3 23 (56.10%) Cisco
4 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
5 17 (41.46%) VMware
6 16 (39.02%) SAN
7 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (31.71%) HP
9 12 (29.27%) DNS
9 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.83%) VPN
10 11 (26.83%) Linux
11 10 (24.39%) CCNA
11 10 (24.39%) Citrix
11 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (24.39%) ITIL
11 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (21.95%) Network Security
12 9 (21.95%) UNIX
12 9 (21.95%) Solaris
12 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
13 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
13 8 (19.51%) MySQL
13 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
13 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (14.63%) Business Continuity

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) Lync
4 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.88%) nginx
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.44%) WordPress
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) SAN
2 12 (29.27%) DNS
3 11 (26.83%) VPN
4 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
4 9 (21.95%) Network Security
5 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (12.20%) NAS
7 4 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (9.76%) OSPF
7 4 (9.76%) Wireless
8 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.32%) LAN
8 3 (7.32%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.88%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (4.88%) OpenVPN
9 2 (4.88%) VoIP
9 2 (4.88%) WAN
9 2 (4.88%) SSL
9 2 (4.88%) Internet
10 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) DB2
6 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.76%) Back Office
1 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Billing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.76%) Project Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Support Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Network Support
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Network Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) XML
1 1 (2.44%) XSL
1 1 (2.44%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Replication
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.95%) UNIX
4 9 (21.95%) Solaris
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.63%) CentOS
6 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.76%) AIX
8 2 (4.88%) OpenBSD
8 2 (4.88%) FreeBSD
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Business Continuity
3 5 (12.20%) Data Security
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Network Design
4 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (9.76%) Software Licensing
5 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Time Management
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.44%) ERP
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.44%) Open Source
7 1 (2.44%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) VBScript
3 4 (9.76%) VBA
3 4 (9.76%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) CCNA
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) CCDP
3 5 (12.20%) MCSE
3 5 (12.20%) CCNP
4 4 (9.76%) MCP
4 4 (9.76%) MCTS
4 4 (9.76%) MCITP
4 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.20%) vSphere
6 3 (7.32%) XenApp
6 3 (7.32%) iptables
7 2 (4.88%) NFS
7 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.88%) Postfix
7 2 (4.88%) Sendmail
7 2 (4.88%) Varnish
7 2 (4.88%) Dovecot
7 2 (4.88%) Openswan
7 2 (4.88%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (4.88%) OpenSIPS
7 2 (4.88%) Corosync
7 2 (4.88%) KVM
7 2 (4.88%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Nagios
2 4 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.88%) yum
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (4.88%) logstash
3 2 (4.88%) Rsyslog
3 2 (4.88%) Bacula
3 2 (4.88%) Pacemaker
3 2 (4.88%) Cacti
3 2 (4.88%) Munin
4 1 (2.44%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) Cisco
3 17 (41.46%) VMware
4 13 (31.71%) HP
5 10 (24.39%) Citrix
6 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
7 6 (14.63%) Juniper
7 6 (14.63%) SolarWinds
7 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
8 5 (12.20%) McAfee
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle
9 4 (9.76%) NetApp
9 4 (9.76%) SonicWALL
10 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
10 3 (7.32%) IBM
10 3 (7.32%) Percona
11 2 (4.88%) Nortel
11 2 (4.88%) BT
12 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
12 1 (2.44%) Veeam
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