The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 80 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 119 122 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.94% 2.97% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.55% 17.60% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 102 88 100
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
579 693 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.31% 16.89% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 454 551 548
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
North West

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -10 8 £22,000 -
Rochdale -3 6 £29,250 -41.79% 2
Altrincham +14 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Stockport -1 4 £38,500 -10.46%
Oldham - 4 £32,500 - 3
Wigan +7 2 £37,250 +36.44%
Cheadle - 1 £23,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 124 (61.69%) Cisco
2 121 (60.20%) Windows
3 92 (45.77%) VMware
4 88 (43.78%) Microsoft
5 78 (38.81%) Active Directory
6 76 (37.81%) WAN
6 76 (37.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (36.32%) LAN
8 67 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 66 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
10 58 (28.86%) CCNA
11 52 (25.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 50 (24.88%) MS Exchange
13 49 (24.38%) TCP/IP
13 49 (24.38%) ITIL
13 49 (24.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 46 (22.89%) Finance
15 43 (21.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 42 (20.90%) HP
17 41 (20.40%) Juniper
17 41 (20.40%) SQL Server
18 40 (19.90%) SQL
19 34 (16.92%) MS Excel
20 33 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
20 33 (16.42%) vSphere
21 32 (15.92%) DNS
21 32 (15.92%) BGP
22 30 (14.93%) Internet
22 30 (14.93%) CheckPoint
23 28 (13.93%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (24.88%) MS Exchange
2 33 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (11.94%) IIS
4 16 (7.96%) WebSphere
5 15 (7.46%) SharePoint
5 15 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.48%) Apache
9 6 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.99%) Lync
11 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.50%) DNN
13 1 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 34 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (6.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.00%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.45%) Office 365
2 11 (5.47%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (37.81%) WAN
2 73 (36.32%) LAN
3 49 (24.38%) TCP/IP
4 32 (15.92%) DNS
4 32 (15.92%) BGP
5 30 (14.93%) Internet
6 28 (13.93%) SAN
7 26 (12.94%) MPLS
8 24 (11.94%) SSL
9 23 (11.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (11.44%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (11.44%) VPN
9 23 (11.44%) EIGRP
9 23 (11.44%) OSPF
10 20 (9.95%) SMTP
10 20 (9.95%) HTTP
11 18 (8.96%) Network Security
12 17 (8.46%) VLAN
12 17 (8.46%) VoIP
12 17 (8.46%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.40%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.48%) MySQL
5 4 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (22.89%) Finance
2 9 (4.48%) Banking
3 7 (3.48%) Retail
4 6 (2.99%) Marketing
5 4 (1.99%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (20.40%) Consultant
2 39 (19.40%) Network Engineer
3 27 (13.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (12.94%) Analyst
5 24 (11.94%) Administrator
6 18 (8.96%) IT Support
6 18 (8.96%) Support Consultant
7 15 (7.46%) Firewall Engineer
7 15 (7.46%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.97%) Support Engineer
9 13 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 12 (5.97%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
11 11 (5.47%) Network Support
12 10 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.98%) Network Consultant
12 10 (4.98%) Windows Administrator
12 10 (4.98%) Cisco Support
12 10 (4.98%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.46%) SOAP
2 5 (2.49%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (2.49%) .NET
3 3 (1.49%) Web Services
4 2 (1.00%) CSS
4 2 (1.00%) Middleware
4 2 (1.00%) LAMP
5 1 (0.50%) RESTful
5 1 (0.50%) HTML5
5 1 (0.50%) CSS3
5 1 (0.50%) jQuery
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.50%) COM
5 1 (0.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.98%) Clustering
2 5 (2.49%) PKI
3 4 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.49%) RMADS
4 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.49%) CESG
4 3 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.00%) iPhone
5 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.00%) iPad
6 1 (0.50%) Open Source
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.50%) Social Media
6 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.50%) CMDB
6 1 (0.50%) Replication
6 1 (0.50%) GIS
6 1 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 121 (60.20%) Windows
2 76 (37.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (21.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (13.43%) Windows XP
5 27 (13.43%) Linux
6 26 (12.94%) Windows 8
7 25 (12.44%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.98%) UNIX
9 7 (3.48%) AIX
10 6 (2.99%) HPUX
10 6 (2.99%) Solaris
10 6 (2.99%) Android
10 6 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.00%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.50%) CentOS
13 1 (0.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.38%) ITIL
2 25 (12.44%) Project Management
3 23 (11.44%) Network Design
4 20 (9.95%) Load Balancing
5 18 (8.96%) Service Delivery
6 17 (8.46%) CRM
6 17 (8.46%) Network Management
6 17 (8.46%) Capacity Management
7 15 (7.46%) PRINCE2
8 14 (6.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (5.97%) Information Security
10 12 (5.97%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.98%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.98%) Service Management
11 10 (4.98%) Software Deployment
12 9 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (3.48%) ERP
14 6 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (2.99%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.90%) SQL
2 7 (3.48%) Shell Script
2 7 (3.48%) Java
3 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.49%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.99%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.00%) PHP
6 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 66 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (28.86%) CCNA
3 49 (24.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (11.94%) MCSE
4 24 (11.94%) Degree
5 22 (10.95%) CCNP
5 22 (10.95%) MCTS
6 17 (8.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (7.96%) NCDA
8 14 (6.97%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.48%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.98%) CISSP
10 8 (3.98%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (3.98%) CCENT
11 7 (3.48%) CCDP
11 7 (3.48%) MCSA
12 5 (2.49%) CISA
12 5 (2.49%) CISM
12 5 (2.49%) MCP
13 4 (1.99%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.44%) SLA
2 15 (7.46%) PCI DSS
3 14 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 78 (38.81%) Active Directory
2 52 (25.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (16.42%) vSphere
4 16 (7.96%) Hyper-V
5 15 (7.46%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.49%) XenApp
7 2 (1.00%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.00%) XenServer
8 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.50%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.50%) Xen
8 1 (0.50%) KVM
8 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (11.44%) SCOM
2 21 (10.45%) SCCM
3 19 (9.45%) CiscoWorks
4 15 (7.46%) HP NNM
5 13 (6.47%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.49%) WSUS
7 5 (2.49%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.99%) OpenView
8 4 (1.99%) Nagios
8 4 (1.99%) Cacti
9 2 (1.00%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.50%) Puppet
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.50%) SCSM
10 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 124 (61.69%) Cisco
2 92 (45.77%) VMware
3 88 (43.78%) Microsoft
4 42 (20.90%) HP
5 41 (20.40%) Juniper
6 30 (14.93%) CheckPoint
7 27 (13.43%) NetApp
8 21 (10.45%) F5
9 17 (8.46%) Citrix
10 16 (7.96%) Fortinet
11 15 (7.46%) Oracle
12 13 (6.47%) Symantec
13 12 (5.97%) Avaya
13 12 (5.97%) Hitachi
14 11 (5.47%) ProCurve
14 11 (5.47%) Red Hat
15 6 (2.99%) McAfee
16 5 (2.49%) WatchGuard
16 5 (2.49%) Dell
17 4 (1.99%) LANDesk
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £55 - £75 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car, Bonus, Health Cover
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous commission and bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applitracker
Salary: £50,000 + PACKAGE + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 days ago