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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 48 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.59% 1.16% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 9.84% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £23,000 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.98% -30.00%
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
52 61 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.82% 11.80% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 53
Average salary £32,000 £32,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £52,500
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 3 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Law
3 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) CISSP
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 5 (38.46%) CISM
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) ISSAP
4 5 (38.46%) ISSMP
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Retail
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) OpenEdge
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) PSTN
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
4 2 (15.38%) ADSL
4 2 (15.38%) ISDN
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (15.38%) DMZ
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) WEP
4 2 (15.38%) WPA
5 1 (7.69%) SSH
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (53.85%) Law
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) COM
2 1 (7.69%) ODBC
2 1 (7.69%) WSDL
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.69%) OLE DB
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
1 5 (38.46%) CISM
1 5 (38.46%) ISSAP
1 5 (38.46%) ISSMP
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) MCP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.69%) Alias
5 1 (7.69%) Sage
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Unisys