The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 62 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 163 114 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.35% 2.94% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.26% 20.69% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 140 84 129
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Firewall
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
557 551 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.88% 14.19% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 488 419 465
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Manchester

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Manchester

Firewall
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale +7 38 £46,000 +48.38% 1
Bolton -6 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Oldham - 5 £32,500 - 2
Bury - 4 £27,000 - 1
Altrincham +12 2 £30,000 -22.07% 2
Cheadle +5 2 £42,250 +5.62% 2
Stockport +3 2 £33,750 -0.73% 2
Salford +4 1 - -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 157 (49.06%) Cisco
2 124 (38.75%) Windows
3 122 (38.13%) VMware
4 114 (35.63%) Active Directory
5 106 (33.13%) Microsoft
6 103 (32.19%) DNS
7 102 (31.88%) ITIL
8 93 (29.06%) LAN
9 91 (28.44%) WAN
10 80 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 79 (24.69%) SQL
12 73 (22.81%) Windows Server
13 70 (21.88%) VPN
14 64 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 62 (19.38%) Juniper
16 61 (19.06%) Internet
16 61 (19.06%) DHCP
17 60 (18.75%) CCNP
18 57 (17.81%) CCNA
19 56 (17.50%) Linux
20 53 (16.56%) Configuration Management
20 53 (16.56%) Cisco ASA
21 52 (16.25%) Network Security
21 52 (16.25%) Puppet
21 52 (16.25%) TCP/IP
22 51 (15.94%) Python
23 47 (14.69%) MS Exchange
23 47 (14.69%) Wireless
24 46 (14.38%) CheckPoint
24 46 (14.38%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (14.69%) MS Exchange
2 29 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (8.13%) CloudStack
3 26 (8.13%) JBoss
3 26 (8.13%) OpenStack
3 26 (8.13%) WebLogic
3 26 (8.13%) WebSphere
4 16 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (3.75%) IIS
6 11 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.19%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.88%) Apache
9 6 (1.88%) WordPress
10 4 (1.25%) CICS
10 4 (1.25%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.31%) CMS
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (6.88%) MS Excel
1 22 (6.88%) MS Office
2 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.25%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.06%) Office 365
2 24 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.63%) Amazon S3
4 17 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (2.81%) IaaS
7 7 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.25%) SaaS
10 2 (0.63%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.31%) GitHub
11 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (32.19%) DNS
2 93 (29.06%) LAN
3 91 (28.44%) WAN
4 70 (21.88%) VPN
5 61 (19.06%) DHCP
5 61 (19.06%) Internet
6 53 (16.56%) Cisco ASA
7 52 (16.25%) Network Security
7 52 (16.25%) TCP/IP
8 47 (14.69%) Wireless
9 46 (14.38%) SAN
10 45 (14.06%) VLAN
11 33 (10.31%) BGP
12 31 (9.69%) MPLS
12 31 (9.69%) VoIP
13 30 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (8.75%) Intrusion Detection
15 27 (8.44%) IP Telephony
16 26 (8.13%) OSPF
17 25 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.00%) MySQL
3 13 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.44%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.25%) DB2
7 4 (1.25%) MS Access
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.31%) Looker
9 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.25%) Fiddler
3 4 (1.25%) Firebug
3 4 (1.25%) JMeter
3 4 (1.25%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.25%) The Grinder
3 4 (1.25%) Toad
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (13.44%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.63%) Finance
3 12 (3.75%) Law
4 4 (1.25%) Banking
4 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.25%) Retail
5 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (22.19%) Network Engineer
2 43 (13.44%) Analyst
3 28 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (8.75%) Security Engineer
3 28 (8.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 27 (8.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 25 (7.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 23 (7.19%) Administrator
7 22 (6.88%) Support Engineer
8 19 (5.94%) IT Engineer
9 18 (5.63%) Security Specialist
10 15 (4.69%) IT Support
11 13 (4.06%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 13 (4.06%) IT Security Engineer
11 13 (4.06%) Network Security Engineer
11 13 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.75%) IT Manager
12 12 (3.75%) Security Manager
12 12 (3.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.00%) .NET
2 11 (3.44%) 802.1X
3 10 (3.13%) HTML
3 10 (3.13%) Web Services
4 6 (1.88%) LAMP
5 5 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.25%) SOAP
6 4 (1.25%) WAP
7 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.31%) Celery
7 1 (0.31%) COM
7 1 (0.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) Django
7 1 (0.31%) jQuery
7 1 (0.31%) Laravel
7 1 (0.31%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.31%) Middleware
7 1 (0.31%) ODBC
7 1 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.88%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.38%) Clustering
4 14 (4.38%) NHS
5 11 (3.44%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (2.81%) iPad
7 7 (2.19%) CCTV
8 6 (1.88%) FMCG
9 5 (1.56%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.56%) PKI
9 5 (1.56%) Replication
10 4 (1.25%) AS400
10 4 (1.25%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.25%) iSeries
10 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.25%) VSAM
11 3 (0.94%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (0.94%) PMI
12 2 (0.63%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 124 (38.75%) Windows
2 73 (22.81%) Windows Server
3 56 (17.50%) Linux
4 45 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (10.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (9.69%) Unix
7 12 (3.75%) CentOS
7 12 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.44%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.56%) Fedora
9 5 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.56%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.25%) Android
10 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.31%) Debian
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (31.88%) ITIL
2 53 (16.56%) Configuration Management
3 41 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (12.19%) DevOps
4 39 (12.19%) Network Management
4 39 (12.19%) Service Management
5 38 (11.88%) Scrum
6 27 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (8.44%) High Availability
7 26 (8.13%) DSDM
7 26 (8.13%) OWASP
7 26 (8.13%) RUP
7 26 (8.13%) SIEM
8 25 (7.81%) Change Management
8 25 (7.81%) Information Security
8 25 (7.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 21 (6.56%) Service Delivery
10 19 (5.94%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (5.31%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (24.69%) SQL
2 51 (15.94%) Python
3 36 (11.25%) PowerShell
4 31 (9.69%) Shell Script
5 28 (8.75%) Ruby
6 27 (8.44%) Bash Shell
7 26 (8.13%) PHP
8 21 (6.56%) Perl
9 4 (1.25%) COBOL
9 4 (1.25%) Java
9 4 (1.25%) JCL
10 3 (0.94%) VBScript
11 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (18.75%) CCNP
3 57 (17.81%) CCNA
4 24 (7.50%) Degree
5 16 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (4.38%) CISSP
7 10 (3.13%) CCSE
8 9 (2.81%) MCSE
9 8 (2.50%) CISM
9 8 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.50%) JNCIP
10 6 (1.88%) MCSA
10 6 (1.88%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.56%) JNCIA
11 5 (1.56%) NCDA
12 4 (1.25%) CCSA
12 4 (1.25%) MCP
13 3 (0.94%) CCIE
13 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.63%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.75%) PCI DSS
2 25 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (6.56%) SLA
4 7 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (35.63%) Active Directory
2 64 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (14.38%) vSphere
4 32 (10.00%) XenServer
5 28 (8.75%) Hyper-V
6 26 (8.13%) Xen
7 18 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.44%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.56%) vCloud
11 3 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.63%) iptables
12 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.31%) Firmware
13 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 52 (16.25%) Puppet
2 37 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (8.44%) SCCM
4 26 (8.13%) Cobbler
4 26 (8.13%) Tivoli
5 25 (7.81%) Nagios
6 20 (6.25%) OpenNMS
6 20 (6.25%) SCOM
7 17 (5.31%) Cacti
8 14 (4.38%) FortiGate
8 14 (4.38%) RANCID
9 13 (4.06%) Cisco Prime
10 12 (3.75%) WSUS
11 11 (3.44%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (1.88%) Ansible
12 6 (1.88%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (1.56%) Backup Exec
13 5 (1.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 157 (49.06%) Cisco
2 122 (38.13%) VMware
3 106 (33.13%) Microsoft
4 62 (19.38%) Juniper
5 46 (14.38%) CheckPoint
6 37 (11.56%) HP
7 35 (10.94%) Oracle
8 27 (8.44%) Citrix
9 26 (8.13%) EnterpriseDB
10 21 (6.56%) Huawei
11 20 (6.25%) Brocade
11 20 (6.25%) Ericsson
11 20 (6.25%) Foundry
11 20 (6.25%) ZyXEL
12 19 (5.94%) Intel Security
12 19 (5.94%) Veeam
13 18 (5.63%) NetApp
14 16 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
15 15 (4.69%) F5
16 13 (4.06%) Dell
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