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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.16% 2.81% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.18% 25.93% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 13
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £24,800 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £30,250 £39,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
68 54 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.36% 10.84% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 63 49 97
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £11,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Preston +9 7 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Blackpool - 1 £40,000 -
Burnley - 1 £35,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 19 (55.88%) Cisco
4 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 18 (52.94%) VMware
5 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (47.06%) SAN
6 11 (32.35%) VPN
6 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
7 10 (29.41%) Linux
7 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 10 (29.41%) HP
7 10 (29.41%) Citrix
8 9 (26.47%) Juniper
8 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (23.53%) Solaris
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (23.53%) Business Continuity
10 7 (20.59%) vSphere
10 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
10 7 (20.59%) UNIX
10 7 (20.59%) Apache
10 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
10 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 7 (20.59%) DNS
11 6 (17.65%) McAfee
11 6 (17.65%) IIS
11 6 (17.65%) MCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Apache
3 6 (17.65%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) VPN
3 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
4 7 (20.59%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) Network Security
6 5 (14.71%) NAS
7 4 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.82%) Wireless
8 3 (8.82%) Internet
8 3 (8.82%) LAN
8 3 (8.82%) WAN
8 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
9 2 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (2.94%) OSPF
10 1 (2.94%) BGP
10 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.94%) FTP
10 1 (2.94%) RIP
10 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (11.76%) Back Office
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Manager
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) XML
1 2 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Replication
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Solaris
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) UNIX
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.94%) Android
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Business Continuity
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Data Security
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Software Licensing
5 3 (8.82%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) PHP
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 5 (14.71%) CCNA
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.71%) MCTS
3 5 (14.71%) MCP
4 4 (11.76%) MCITP
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) vSphere
4 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 18 (52.94%) VMware
4 10 (29.41%) HP
4 10 (29.41%) Citrix
5 9 (26.47%) Juniper
6 6 (17.65%) McAfee
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle
7 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
8 4 (11.76%) NetApp
8 4 (11.76%) SonicWALL
9 3 (8.82%) Nortel
9 3 (8.82%) BT
10 2 (5.88%) Sun
10 2 (5.88%) WatchGuard
11 1 (2.94%) Veeam
11 1 (2.94%) Percona
11 1 (2.94%) IBM
11 1 (2.94%) Apple
11 1 (2.94%) Google
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