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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 41 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.53% 1.67% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.10% 11.27% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 9
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £65,000 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
78 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.93% 14.85% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69 50 69
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 19 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) HP
4 11 (47.83%) DNS
5 10 (43.48%) Kerberos
5 10 (43.48%) NFS
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 10 (43.48%) MCSE
5 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
5 10 (43.48%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (43.48%) IPsec
5 10 (43.48%) MCITP
5 10 (43.48%) PKI
5 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
6 9 (39.13%) HP SIM
6 9 (39.13%) Server Monitoring
6 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
6 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
6 9 (39.13%) .NET
6 9 (39.13%) LDAP
6 9 (39.13%) IBM
6 9 (39.13%) Dell
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
7 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
8 6 (26.09%) ISSAP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
2 11 (47.83%) DNS
3 10 (43.48%) IPsec
3 10 (43.48%) Kerberos
4 9 (39.13%) LDAP
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (26.09%) LAN
6 6 (26.09%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) DHCP
8 3 (13.04%) VoIP
9 2 (8.70%) PBX
9 2 (8.70%) RIP
9 2 (8.70%) VPN
9 2 (8.70%) OSPF
9 2 (8.70%) Wireless
9 2 (8.70%) SAN
10 1 (4.35%) Internet
10 1 (4.35%) MPLS
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Law
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Technical Support
2 7 (30.43%) Security Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Information Security Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Server Monitoring
3 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
4 6 (26.09%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Network Management
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) MCSE
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (43.48%) MCITP
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) CISM
3 6 (26.09%) ISSAP
3 6 (26.09%) ISSMP
3 6 (26.09%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CCNP
5 3 (13.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) NFS
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco
4 9 (39.13%) IBM
4 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
4 9 (39.13%) Dell
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.35%) Aruba
7 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago