The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 45 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.61% 6.01% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 38.75% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 14
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +27.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 80 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.12% 15.50% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 58
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Firewall
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Liverpool region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Liverpool

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (64.29%) Retail
4 9 (64.29%) Information Security
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
4 9 (64.29%) ISSAP
4 9 (64.29%) ISSMP
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) UNIX
4 9 (64.29%) CISSP
4 9 (64.29%) CISM
4 9 (64.29%) Law
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
7 3 (21.43%) CCNA
7 3 (21.43%) VoIP
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 2 (14.29%) Network Management
8 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 2 (14.29%) DHCP
8 2 (14.29%) RIP
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) VPN
8 2 (14.29%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) PBX
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) RIP
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
General
1 9 (64.29%) Law
1 9 (64.29%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Information Security Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 9 (64.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) CISSP
1 9 (64.29%) CISM
1 9 (64.29%) ISSAP
1 9 (64.29%) ISSMP
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper