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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 53 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.92% 1.77% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 13.51% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £19,000 £31,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.68% -10.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
51 74 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.72% 13.07% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43 51 57
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Law
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) ADSL
5 2 (25.00%) ISDN
5 2 (25.00%) PSTN
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) OpenEdge
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) ADSL
4 2 (25.00%) ISDN
4 2 (25.00%) PSTN
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) SMTP
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) DMZ
4 2 (25.00%) WEP
4 2 (25.00%) WPA
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Telnet
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (37.50%) Law
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) COM
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
2 1 (12.50%) WSDL
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (12.50%) OLE DB
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCP
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) ISSAP
2 1 (12.50%) ISSMP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel
4 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Unisys
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Alias
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago