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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 87 57 99
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +42
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 111 167 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.77% 4.06% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.11% 28.79% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 107 151 83
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £27,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
552 580 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.80% 14.11% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 486 505 470
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Bolton +5 9 £22,000 -6.38% 1
Rochdale -8 9 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Altrincham +4 5 £46,000 +104.44% 3
Stockport -2 3 £27,500 -
Salford - 1 £34,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 118 (52.91%) Windows
2 108 (48.43%) Cisco
3 82 (36.77%) VMware
4 70 (31.39%) Microsoft
5 63 (28.25%) WAN
6 62 (27.80%) LAN
7 55 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (24.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (24.22%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (23.32%) Active Directory
9 52 (23.32%) TCP/IP
10 48 (21.52%) DNS
10 48 (21.52%) Internet
11 44 (19.73%) ITIL
11 44 (19.73%) SQL
11 44 (19.73%) SQL Server
12 43 (19.28%) CCNA
13 41 (18.39%) CheckPoint
13 41 (18.39%) MS Exchange
14 39 (17.49%) Juniper
15 37 (16.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 35 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
17 33 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
17 33 (14.80%) Citrix
18 32 (14.35%) MS Excel
19 27 (12.11%) Linux
19 27 (12.11%) Hyper-V
20 26 (11.66%) Network Security
20 26 (11.66%) VPN
20 26 (11.66%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 41 (18.39%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.21%) IIS
2 25 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.69%) Apache
6 5 (2.24%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.79%) Lync
7 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.45%) DNN
9 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.28%) Office 365
3 11 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.48%) SaaS
5 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (28.25%) WAN
2 62 (27.80%) LAN
3 52 (23.32%) TCP/IP
4 48 (21.52%) DNS
4 48 (21.52%) Internet
5 26 (11.66%) VPN
5 26 (11.66%) Network Security
6 22 (9.87%) SMTP
6 22 (9.87%) MPLS
7 20 (8.97%) SAN
8 18 (8.07%) OSPF
8 18 (8.07%) BGP
9 17 (7.62%) VLAN
10 16 (7.17%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (6.28%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (5.83%) DHCP
13 12 (5.38%) EIGRP
13 12 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (4.93%) iSCSI
14 11 (4.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.93%) MySQL
4 5 (2.24%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.35%) MS Access
7 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.48%) JMeter
2 1 (0.45%) Hudson
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (11.66%) Finance
2 13 (5.83%) Retail
3 9 (4.04%) Marketing
4 7 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.14%) Banking
5 3 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.90%) Law
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (18.39%) Analyst
2 36 (16.14%) Network Engineer
3 22 (9.87%) Administrator
4 21 (9.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (9.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (8.97%) Support Analyst
6 19 (8.52%) IT Support
7 18 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (6.73%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (6.28%) Network Support
9 14 (6.28%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 12 (5.38%) NOC Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) .NET Software Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Consultant
12 10 (4.48%) Security Analyst
13 9 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.28%) .NET
2 6 (2.69%) Web Services
3 5 (2.24%) SOAP
4 3 (1.35%) CSS
5 2 (0.90%) HTML
5 2 (0.90%) WCF
5 2 (0.90%) WPF
5 2 (0.90%) HTML5
6 1 (0.45%) CSS3
6 1 (0.45%) jQuery
6 1 (0.45%) Middleware
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.24%) Blackberry
1 5 (2.24%) CMDB
2 4 (1.79%) Clustering
3 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.90%) Open Source
3 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.45%) iPad
4 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.45%) iPhone
4 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.45%) PKI
4 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 118 (52.91%) Windows
2 54 (24.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (16.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (12.11%) Linux
6 14 (6.28%) UNIX
7 11 (4.93%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.93%) Windows 8
7 11 (4.93%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.69%) Solaris
9 5 (2.24%) AIX
10 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.35%) HPUX
11 3 (1.35%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.35%) Android
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.73%) ITIL
2 22 (9.87%) Project Management
3 19 (8.52%) Incident Management
4 17 (7.62%) Information Security
5 14 (6.28%) Service Delivery
5 14 (6.28%) Load Balancing
6 13 (5.83%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.83%) CRM
6 13 (5.83%) Network Design
7 12 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (4.48%) Software Engineering
8 10 (4.48%) Load Testing
8 10 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (4.48%) Capacity Management
9 9 (4.04%) SIEM
9 9 (4.04%) Network Management
9 9 (4.04%) Content Management
10 8 (3.59%) Change Management
10 8 (3.59%) ISMS
11 6 (2.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.73%) SQL
2 6 (2.69%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.35%) C#
5 3 (1.35%) Java
6 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.45%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (24.22%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (19.28%) CCNA
3 33 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (11.21%) MCSE
4 25 (11.21%) Degree
5 18 (8.07%) Security Cleared
6 17 (7.62%) CCNP
7 15 (6.73%) SC Cleared
8 13 (5.83%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (4.04%) MCTS
9 9 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (4.04%) CCDP
10 8 (3.59%) MCSA
10 8 (3.59%) CISSP
10 8 (3.59%) EnCE
11 6 (2.69%) MCITP
12 5 (2.24%) CCENT
12 5 (2.24%) NCDA
13 4 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.73%) SLA
2 15 (6.73%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 55 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (23.32%) Active Directory
3 27 (12.11%) Hyper-V
4 25 (11.21%) vSphere
5 11 (4.93%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.69%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.24%) vCloud
8 4 (1.79%) XenApp
9 3 (1.35%) XenServer
9 3 (1.35%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.45%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.45%) Docker
11 1 (0.45%) UAG
11 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (3.59%) CiscoWorks
2 6 (2.69%) SCOM
3 5 (2.24%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.24%) HP NNM
3 5 (2.24%) SCCM
4 4 (1.79%) Nagios
4 4 (1.79%) Cacti
5 3 (1.35%) OpenView
5 3 (1.35%) WSUS
6 2 (0.90%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.45%) SCSM
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 108 (48.43%) Cisco
2 82 (36.77%) VMware
3 70 (31.39%) Microsoft
4 41 (18.39%) CheckPoint
5 39 (17.49%) Juniper
6 33 (14.80%) Citrix
7 24 (10.76%) HP
8 17 (7.62%) NetApp
9 16 (7.17%) F5
10 14 (6.28%) Oracle
11 9 (4.04%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.14%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.14%) Symantec
12 7 (3.14%) Avaya
13 6 (2.69%) Blue Coat
14 5 (2.24%) ProCurve
14 5 (2.24%) Dell
15 4 (1.79%) Hitachi
15 4 (1.79%) Veeam
15 4 (1.79%) LANDesk
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 20,000 - 23,000
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Salary: £28000 per annum
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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