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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 64 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 141 115 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.90% 2.86% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.90% 20.00% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 120 100 87
Average salary £39,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.58% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
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
590 575 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.31% 14.32% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 462 452 553
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Stockport +14 14 £26,000 -32.46% 2
Altrincham -1 7 £25,000 -44.44%
Oldham +4 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheadle +12 3 £39,000 +69.56% 1
Bolton +6 3 £47,500 +115.90%
Rochdale -10 2 £41,000 +60.78%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 169 (53.99%) Cisco
2 165 (52.72%) Windows
3 153 (48.88%) Microsoft
4 109 (34.82%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (34.82%) VMware
5 103 (32.91%) Active Directory
6 99 (31.63%) MS Excel
7 96 (30.67%) MS Exchange
8 91 (29.07%) LAN
9 80 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 78 (24.92%) WAN
10 78 (24.92%) CCNA
11 77 (24.60%) ITIL
12 74 (23.64%) CCNP
13 73 (23.32%) DNS
14 65 (20.77%) DHCP
14 65 (20.77%) SAN
15 63 (20.13%) VPN
16 60 (19.17%) Finance
17 57 (18.21%) SQL Server
18 56 (17.89%) BGP
19 52 (16.61%) Citrix
19 52 (16.61%) Hyper-V
20 51 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
20 51 (16.29%) MPLS
21 50 (15.97%) TCP/IP
22 48 (15.34%) NetApp
23 45 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
24 44 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
25 42 (13.42%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 96 (30.67%) MS Exchange
2 42 (13.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (12.78%) SharePoint
4 31 (9.90%) IIS
5 14 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.28%) Apache
10 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.64%) nginx
10 2 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.32%) Lync
11 1 (0.32%) Documentum
Applications
1 99 (31.63%) MS Excel
2 37 (11.82%) MS Office
3 5 (1.60%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.32%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.83%) Office 365
2 6 (1.92%) Mimecast
3 5 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.28%) SaaS
5 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.64%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 91 (29.07%) LAN
2 78 (24.92%) WAN
3 73 (23.32%) DNS
4 65 (20.77%) SAN
4 65 (20.77%) DHCP
5 63 (20.13%) VPN
6 56 (17.89%) BGP
7 51 (16.29%) MPLS
8 50 (15.97%) TCP/IP
9 40 (12.78%) Wireless
10 38 (12.14%) Network Security
10 38 (12.14%) VoIP
11 28 (8.95%) VLAN
12 25 (7.99%) OSPF
13 20 (6.39%) SSL
13 20 (6.39%) NAS
14 19 (6.07%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (6.07%) HSRP
15 16 (5.11%) IPv4
16 14 (4.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.56%) MySQL
5 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.32%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.64%) Subversion
2 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
General
1 60 (19.17%) Finance
2 18 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.92%) Banking
4 5 (1.60%) Retail
5 3 (0.96%) Law
5 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.64%) Local Government
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 78 (24.92%) Network Engineer
2 56 (17.89%) Support Engineer
3 30 (9.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 27 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (7.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (7.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 23 (7.35%) Analyst
8 21 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (6.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 18 (5.75%) IT Support
11 17 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (5.43%) Consultant
11 17 (5.43%) Technical Support
11 17 (5.43%) Cisco Engineer
12 15 (4.79%) Technical Engineer
12 15 (4.79%) Technical Support Engineer
12 15 (4.79%) Support Analyst
13 12 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.83%) Administrator
13 12 (3.83%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.15%) Web Services
2 5 (1.60%) Middleware
3 3 (0.96%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.64%) LAMP
4 2 (0.64%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.64%) EDI
4 2 (0.64%) .NET
5 1 (0.32%) COM
5 1 (0.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.15%) Replication
2 13 (4.15%) Clustering
3 12 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.24%) iPhone
4 7 (2.24%) iPad
5 6 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.60%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.28%) PKI
7 4 (1.28%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.96%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.32%) Open Source
10 1 (0.32%) SCADA
10 1 (0.32%) RMADS
10 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 165 (52.72%) Windows
2 51 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (13.42%) Windows 7
5 38 (12.14%) Windows 8
6 32 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (6.71%) Linux
8 15 (4.79%) Solaris
9 12 (3.83%) UNIX
10 10 (3.19%) Android
11 9 (2.88%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.56%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.28%) CentOS
14 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.64%) Debian
15 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.32%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.60%) ITIL
2 28 (8.95%) PRINCE2
2 28 (8.95%) Project Management
3 26 (8.31%) Mentoring
4 23 (7.35%) Network Design
5 20 (6.39%) Information Security
5 20 (6.39%) Incident Management
5 20 (6.39%) Change Management
6 19 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (5.11%) Service Delivery
7 16 (5.11%) Business Continuity
7 16 (5.11%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (4.79%) Line Management
9 13 (4.15%) Problem Management
9 13 (4.15%) Service Management
10 11 (3.51%) Network Management
10 11 (3.51%) Coaching
11 10 (3.19%) Change Control
11 10 (3.19%) ERP
12 9 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.42%) SQL
2 30 (9.58%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.92%) C
5 3 (0.96%) PHP
5 3 (0.96%) VB
6 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.64%) Ruby
6 2 (0.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 109 (34.82%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (24.92%) CCNA
3 74 (23.64%) CCNP
4 44 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (12.78%) Degree
6 33 (10.54%) MCSE
7 17 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (5.11%) CISSP
9 14 (4.47%) Security Cleared
10 13 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (3.51%) CCDA
12 9 (2.88%) MCITP
12 9 (2.88%) NCDA
13 8 (2.56%) CCIE
14 7 (2.24%) MCSA
14 7 (2.24%) CISM
15 6 (1.92%) CCA
15 6 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.92%) CCENT
15 6 (1.92%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.90%) SLA
2 12 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 103 (32.91%) Active Directory
2 80 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (16.61%) Hyper-V
4 29 (9.27%) vSphere
5 27 (8.63%) XenDesktop
6 14 (4.47%) Terminal Services
7 11 (3.51%) XenApp
8 10 (3.19%) XenServer
9 4 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.64%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.64%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (5.43%) Backup Exec
2 12 (3.83%) SCCM
3 7 (2.24%) SCOM
3 7 (2.24%) WMI
3 7 (2.24%) WSUS
4 5 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.60%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.96%) Puppet
5 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.96%) Nagios
6 2 (0.64%) Opsview
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 169 (53.99%) Cisco
2 153 (48.88%) Microsoft
3 109 (34.82%) VMware
4 52 (16.61%) Citrix
5 48 (15.34%) NetApp
6 34 (10.86%) CheckPoint
7 26 (8.31%) Wyse
8 24 (7.67%) Juniper
9 23 (7.35%) HP
10 18 (5.75%) Fortinet
11 17 (5.43%) Symantec
12 16 (5.11%) Oracle
13 15 (4.79%) WatchGuard
14 14 (4.47%) CA
15 11 (3.51%) 3PAR
15 11 (3.51%) Meraki
16 10 (3.19%) EMC
17 9 (2.88%) SolarWinds
18 8 (2.56%) Sophos
18 8 (2.56%) Dell
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Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits incl health
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + On-call / bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Manchester
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Manchester
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Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
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Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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