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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North West / Lancashire
Rank 28 34 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 32 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.48% 3.69% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.51% 41.94% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 8
Median salary £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,100 £23,300 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £43,600 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
81 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.40% 8.81% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 69 29 41
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Chorley +13 14 £25,000 -33.33%
Blackburn 0 4 £17,500 -50.70% 1
Preston -10 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Burnley - 2 £26,000 -
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 28 (73.68%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) WAN
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (42.11%) Network Security
5 15 (39.47%) LAN
5 15 (39.47%) CCNP
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 14 (36.84%) JNCIP
6 14 (36.84%) VMware
7 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
7 13 (34.21%) Solaris
8 12 (31.58%) MPLS
8 12 (31.58%) OSPF
8 12 (31.58%) BGP
8 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 12 (31.58%) Juniper
8 12 (31.58%) Network Management
8 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
8 12 (31.58%) Network Design
9 11 (28.95%) CCNA
10 10 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
11 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
11 9 (23.68%) Unix
11 9 (23.68%) SQL
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle
11 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
11 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint

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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) WAN
2 16 (42.11%) Network Security
3 15 (39.47%) LAN
4 12 (31.58%) BGP
4 12 (31.58%) MPLS
4 12 (31.58%) OSPF
5 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.16%) FTP
6 5 (13.16%) HTTP
6 5 (13.16%) Internet
6 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (13.16%) SMTP
6 5 (13.16%) VPN
7 3 (7.89%) DHCP
7 3 (7.89%) NAS
7 3 (7.89%) SAN
7 3 (7.89%) Wireless
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.26%) DNS
8 2 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Lead Network Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Support Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) IT Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) IT Support
5 8 (21.05%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) Business Development Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Business Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Solaris
2 9 (23.68%) Unix
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
4 5 (13.16%) Linux
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) AIX
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
1 12 (31.58%) Network Design
1 12 (31.58%) Network Management
2 10 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.16%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Business Development
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.63%) Data Security
7 1 (2.63%) SIEM
7 1 (2.63%) Use Case
7 1 (2.63%) Validation
7 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CCNP
3 14 (36.84%) JNCIP
4 11 (28.95%) CCNA
5 7 (18.42%) MCSE
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.53%) CISSP
6 4 (10.53%) RHCE
6 4 (10.53%) SCNA
6 4 (10.53%) SCSA
6 4 (10.53%) Sun Certification
7 3 (7.89%) Degree
8 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
8 2 (5.26%) MCP
9 1 (2.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
2 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) Sendmail
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) Juniper
4 9 (23.68%) Oracle
5 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.16%) Lotus
7 3 (7.89%) Dell
7 3 (7.89%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.89%) Veeam
7 3 (7.89%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.26%) Citrix
9 1 (2.63%) Mitel
9 1 (2.63%) Panasonic
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