The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 60 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 177 96 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.17% 2.56% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.22% 19.39% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 171 88 119
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.49% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
675 495 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.91% 13.18% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 567 415 547
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Manchester

Firewall
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 22 £27,250 - 1
Stockport +1 13 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Cheadle - 10 £39,000 -
Rochdale +4 5 £32,500 -47.58% 1
Bolton +7 4 £32,500 -
Sale - 3 £35,000 -
Oldham +3 1 £45,000 -24.76% 1
Salford -8 1 £18,000 -37.93%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £45,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 163 (52.75%) Windows
2 141 (45.63%) Cisco
3 116 (37.54%) Microsoft
4 108 (34.95%) VMware
5 105 (33.98%) Active Directory
6 84 (27.18%) LAN
7 82 (26.54%) DNS
8 79 (25.57%) WAN
9 76 (24.60%) MS Exchange
10 75 (24.27%) ITIL
10 75 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 70 (22.65%) SQL Server
12 64 (20.71%) Cisco Certification
13 62 (20.06%) MS Excel
14 61 (19.74%) TCP/IP
15 55 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 53 (17.15%) Finance
17 50 (16.18%) SQL
18 49 (15.86%) CCNA
18 49 (15.86%) Citrix
19 48 (15.53%) VPN
20 45 (14.56%) Hyper-V
21 44 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
21 44 (14.24%) SAN
21 44 (14.24%) CheckPoint
22 43 (13.92%) Network Security
23 42 (13.59%) Internet
23 42 (13.59%) Juniper
23 42 (13.59%) Wireless
24 41 (13.27%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 76 (24.60%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (7.44%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.47%) IIS
5 14 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.97%) Apache
8 2 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.65%) Documentum
8 2 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.32%) Lync
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) Site Server
9 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (20.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.62%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.65%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.65%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.83%) SaaS
2 18 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (5.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (27.18%) LAN
2 82 (26.54%) DNS
3 79 (25.57%) WAN
4 61 (19.74%) TCP/IP
5 48 (15.53%) VPN
6 44 (14.24%) SAN
7 43 (13.92%) Network Security
8 42 (13.59%) Internet
8 42 (13.59%) Wireless
9 41 (13.27%) DHCP
10 31 (10.03%) MPLS
11 30 (9.71%) VLAN
12 21 (6.80%) VoIP
13 19 (6.15%) SMTP
14 17 (5.50%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (5.18%) BGP
16 15 (4.85%) OSPF
16 15 (4.85%) NAS
17 14 (4.53%) IP Telephony
17 14 (4.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.65%) DataEase
6 2 (0.65%) MySQL
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.59%) JMeter
2 7 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (17.15%) Finance
2 13 (4.21%) Law
3 10 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.62%) Banking
5 4 (1.29%) Retail
6 3 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (14.89%) Analyst
2 40 (12.94%) Network Engineer
3 39 (12.62%) Support Engineer
4 30 (9.71%) Security Analyst
5 28 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (8.74%) 3rd Line Support
7 22 (7.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (6.47%) Administrator
8 20 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (6.15%) Architect
10 16 (5.18%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (5.18%) Senior Security Analyst
10 16 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (4.85%) Senior Architect
11 15 (4.85%) Network Architect
11 15 (4.85%) Senior Network Architect
12 13 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
13 12 (3.88%) VoIP Engineer
13 12 (3.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.12%) .NET
2 13 (4.21%) Web Services
3 4 (1.29%) WCF
3 4 (1.29%) WPF
4 2 (0.65%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.32%) Middleware
5 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.27%) Replication
4 4 (1.29%) Clustering
5 2 (0.65%) LLPG
5 2 (0.65%) PKI
5 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.65%) GIS
5 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.65%) iPhone
6 1 (0.32%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.32%) iPad
6 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.32%) EFT
6 1 (0.32%) PDA
6 1 (0.32%) Statistics
6 1 (0.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 163 (52.75%) Windows
2 55 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (8.41%) Windows 7
5 26 (8.41%) Linux
6 24 (7.77%) Windows 8
7 14 (4.53%) UNIX
8 6 (1.94%) Android
9 5 (1.62%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.29%) Solaris
11 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.65%) AIX
12 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.27%) ITIL
2 36 (11.65%) Information Security
3 30 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (9.39%) Kalman Filter
5 24 (7.77%) Business Continuity
6 20 (6.47%) Migration
7 19 (6.15%) Network Design
7 19 (6.15%) Project Management
8 15 (4.85%) PRINCE2
8 15 (4.85%) Line Management
9 13 (4.21%) Coaching
10 12 (3.88%) Change Control
10 12 (3.88%) Service Delivery
11 11 (3.56%) Mentoring
12 10 (3.24%) Data Analysis
13 9 (2.91%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (2.59%) Incident Management
14 8 (2.59%) Service Management
14 8 (2.59%) Load Testing
15 7 (2.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.18%) SQL
2 20 (6.47%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.94%) C
5 4 (1.29%) C#
6 2 (0.65%) VB
7 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (20.71%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (15.86%) CCNA
3 41 (13.27%) CCNP
4 35 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (10.03%) MCSE
6 24 (7.77%) Security Cleared
7 21 (6.80%) SC Cleared
8 18 (5.83%) Degree
8 18 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (4.85%) CISSP
10 13 (4.21%) MCSA
11 12 (3.88%) CCA
11 12 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (3.88%) MCITP
12 11 (3.56%) CISM
13 5 (1.62%) MCTS
13 5 (1.62%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.29%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.56%) SLA
3 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 105 (33.98%) Active Directory
2 75 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (14.56%) Hyper-V
4 26 (8.41%) vSphere
5 16 (5.18%) XenDesktop
6 10 (3.24%) XenApp
6 10 (3.24%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.59%) XenServer
7 8 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.29%) vCloud
8 4 (1.29%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.97%) Firmware
10 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.32%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 11 (3.56%) WSUS
1 11 (3.56%) Backup Exec
2 7 (2.27%) WMI
3 6 (1.94%) SCCM
3 6 (1.94%) SCOM
4 3 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.97%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.65%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.32%) Cacti
6 1 (0.32%) Puppet
6 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 141 (45.63%) Cisco
2 116 (37.54%) Microsoft
3 108 (34.95%) VMware
4 49 (15.86%) Citrix
5 44 (14.24%) CheckPoint
6 42 (13.59%) Juniper
7 29 (9.39%) F5
8 28 (9.06%) HP
9 20 (6.47%) NetApp
10 18 (5.83%) WatchGuard
11 16 (5.18%) Symantec
12 15 (4.85%) Wyse
13 10 (3.24%) Splunk
14 9 (2.91%) ProCurve
15 8 (2.59%) Oracle
15 8 (2.59%) 3PAR
16 7 (2.27%) EMC
16 7 (2.27%) SonicWALL
16 7 (2.27%) Blue Coat
17 6 (1.94%) Sophos
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