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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.21% 1.81% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% 9.20% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £41,700 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £56,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,550
% change year-on-year
- +3.76%
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
39 87 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.30% 19.64% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 72 49
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) ERP
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (28.57%) COBIT
6 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) Juniper
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) IIS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.14%) PABX
4 1 (7.14%) HSRP
4 1 (7.14%) GLBP
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Market Research
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (28.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
1 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
5 1 (7.14%) F5