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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 54 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 157 109 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.50% 3.24% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.02% 22.29% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 147 94 96
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £68,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +10.66%
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
541 489 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.51% 14.52% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 476 416 490
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 July 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 July 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 +14 16 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Bury - 12 £35,500 -
Altrincham - 8 £25,000 - 2
Bolton +2 6 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Salford +9 1 £35,000 +70.73%
Stockport +1 1 £32,500 +25.00% 2
Oldham -8 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Sale - 1 £32,500 -
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 135 (51.53%) Windows
2 114 (43.51%) Cisco
3 103 (39.31%) Microsoft
4 94 (35.88%) VMware
5 91 (34.73%) ITIL
6 90 (34.35%) Active Directory
7 84 (32.06%) Windows Server
8 65 (24.81%) LAN
9 59 (22.52%) DNS
10 57 (21.76%) SQL
10 57 (21.76%) Cisco Certification
11 56 (21.37%) Juniper
12 55 (20.99%) CheckPoint
13 54 (20.61%) VPN
14 53 (20.23%) WAN
15 50 (19.08%) TCP/IP
16 49 (18.70%) MS Exchange
17 46 (17.56%) Linux
18 44 (16.79%) DHCP
18 44 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 44 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
19 40 (15.27%) CCNA
20 39 (14.89%) Information Security
21 38 (14.50%) VLAN
22 37 (14.12%) Network Security
22 37 (14.12%) vSphere
23 36 (13.74%) Cisco ASA
24 35 (13.36%) SAN
25 34 (12.98%) CCNP
26 33 (12.60%) MPLS

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 49 (18.70%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (9.16%) CloudStack
3 24 (9.16%) JBoss
3 24 (9.16%) OpenStack
3 24 (9.16%) WebLogic
3 24 (9.16%) WebSphere
4 17 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.67%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.53%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.53%) IIS
7 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.53%) WordPress
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.40%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Infor M3
1 4 (1.53%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.07%) Office 365
2 16 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.58%) IaaS
4 9 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.53%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.76%) SaaS
7 2 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (24.81%) LAN
2 59 (22.52%) DNS
3 54 (20.61%) VPN
4 53 (20.23%) WAN
5 50 (19.08%) TCP/IP
6 44 (16.79%) DHCP
7 38 (14.50%) VLAN
8 37 (14.12%) Network Security
9 36 (13.74%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (13.36%) SAN
11 33 (12.60%) MPLS
12 32 (12.21%) VoIP
13 25 (9.54%) Wireless
14 24 (9.16%) BGP
15 22 (8.40%) Internet
16 20 (7.63%) Junos
17 17 (6.49%) Ethernet
17 17 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (6.11%) OSPF
19 15 (5.73%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.91%) MySQL
2 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.76%) Looker
4 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (7.63%) Finance
2 18 (6.87%) Law
3 17 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.29%) Retail
5 5 (1.91%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (16.41%) Analyst
2 40 (15.27%) Network Engineer
3 25 (9.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (9.16%) IT Engineer
4 24 (9.16%) Support Engineer
5 22 (8.40%) Security Specialist
6 21 (8.02%) IT Support
7 19 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 19 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (6.49%) Support Analyst
9 16 (6.11%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 15 (5.73%) Security Analyst
11 14 (5.34%) Administrator
11 14 (5.34%) Security Engineer
12 13 (4.96%) Cisco Engineer
12 13 (4.96%) IT Analyst
13 12 (4.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 12 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.16%) .NET
2 4 (1.53%) HTML
2 4 (1.53%) Middleware
2 4 (1.53%) WAP
3 3 (1.15%) XMPP
4 2 (0.76%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.38%) Celery
5 1 (0.38%) COM
5 1 (0.38%) Django
5 1 (0.38%) LAMP
5 1 (0.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.78%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.58%) Clustering
2 12 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.05%) iPad
4 7 (2.67%) CCTV
5 6 (2.29%) FMCG
5 6 (2.29%) PKI
6 5 (1.91%) AS400
6 5 (1.91%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.91%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.53%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.53%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.53%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (1.53%) iSeries
8 3 (1.15%) Replication
8 3 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 135 (51.53%) Windows
2 84 (32.06%) Windows Server
3 46 (17.56%) Linux
4 44 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (11.83%) Unix
6 24 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.34%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.44%) CentOS
10 8 (3.05%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.67%) Android
11 7 (2.67%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.29%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.91%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.15%) Fedora
16 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (34.73%) ITIL
2 39 (14.89%) Information Security
3 33 (12.60%) Configuration Management
4 31 (11.83%) SIEM
5 29 (11.07%) DevOps
5 29 (11.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 27 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (10.31%) Scrum
7 25 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (9.16%) DSDM
8 24 (9.16%) OWASP
8 24 (9.16%) RUP
9 22 (8.40%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (8.02%) Change Management
10 21 (8.02%) Service Management
11 20 (7.63%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (6.49%) High Availability
13 16 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (5.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 57 (21.76%) SQL
2 32 (12.21%) Python
3 24 (9.16%) Bash Shell
3 24 (9.16%) Ruby
3 24 (9.16%) Shell Script
4 15 (5.73%) PHP
5 14 (5.34%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.67%) Perl
7 4 (1.53%) Java
8 2 (0.76%) VBScript
9 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (21.76%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (15.27%) CCNA
3 34 (12.98%) CCNP
4 22 (8.40%) CISSP
5 18 (6.87%) CISM
6 17 (6.49%) Degree
6 17 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.82%) CCSE
8 9 (3.44%) MCSE
9 8 (3.05%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.67%) CCIE
11 6 (2.29%) CCSA
12 5 (1.91%) MCSA
13 4 (1.53%) ISACA
13 4 (1.53%) MCP
14 3 (1.15%) CCSP
14 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.76%) CISA
15 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.76%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.87%) SLA
3 17 (6.49%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.76%) COBIT
5 2 (0.76%) COSO
6 1 (0.38%) ISO27002
System Software
1 90 (34.35%) Active Directory
2 44 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (14.12%) vSphere
4 30 (11.45%) XenServer
5 24 (9.16%) Xen
6 20 (7.63%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.05%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.76%) vCloud
11 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.38%) iptables
11 1 (0.38%) NFS
11 1 (0.38%) Snort
11 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (11.45%) Puppet
2 25 (9.54%) Tivoli
3 24 (9.16%) Cobbler
3 24 (9.16%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.96%) FortiGate
4 13 (4.96%) SCCM
5 9 (3.44%) Nagios
5 9 (3.44%) SCOM
6 8 (3.05%) WSUS
7 7 (2.67%) Cacti
8 6 (2.29%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (2.29%) OpenNMS
8 6 (2.29%) RANCID
9 5 (1.91%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.15%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.76%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.38%) Proventia
Vendors
1 114 (43.51%) Cisco
2 103 (39.31%) Microsoft
3 94 (35.88%) VMware
4 56 (21.37%) Juniper
5 55 (20.99%) CheckPoint
6 24 (9.16%) EnterpriseDB
6 24 (9.16%) Intel Security
6 24 (9.16%) Oracle
7 23 (8.78%) HP
8 19 (7.25%) Citrix
8 19 (7.25%) F5
9 15 (5.73%) Nimble Storage
9 15 (5.73%) Symantec
10 13 (4.96%) NetApp
11 12 (4.58%) Veeam
12 11 (4.20%) MobileIron
13 10 (3.82%) Sophos
14 8 (3.05%) Dell
14 8 (3.05%) Huawei
14 8 (3.05%) ScanSafe
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