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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 61 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 162 107 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.30% 2.70% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.17% 19.74% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 143 93 100
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,200 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
619 542 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.42% 13.65% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 483 423 555
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +23 14 £26,000 -32.46% 2
Altrincham +1 8 £25,000 -44.44%
Cheadle +12 4 £39,000 +69.56%
Rochdale -9 4 £36,750 +50.00% 2
Oldham +8 3 £41,250 +26.92% 2
Bolton - 3 £47,500 - 1
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 181 (52.92%) Cisco
2 176 (51.46%) Windows
3 158 (46.20%) Microsoft
4 121 (35.38%) Active Directory
5 118 (34.50%) VMware
6 110 (32.16%) Cisco Certification
7 99 (28.95%) MS Exchange
7 99 (28.95%) MS Excel
8 91 (26.61%) LAN
9 87 (25.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 86 (25.15%) ITIL
11 83 (24.27%) DNS
12 82 (23.98%) WAN
13 81 (23.68%) CCNA
14 75 (21.93%) CCNP
15 69 (20.18%) Finance
16 68 (19.88%) SQL Server
17 66 (19.30%) VPN
18 62 (18.13%) SAN
19 60 (17.54%) DHCP
20 56 (16.37%) BGP
21 54 (15.79%) MPLS
21 54 (15.79%) Hyper-V
22 53 (15.50%) Citrix
23 52 (15.20%) TCP/IP
24 51 (14.91%) SQL
25 49 (14.33%) Windows Server 2008
26 48 (14.04%) NetApp
27 46 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
28 44 (12.87%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 99 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 41 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 34 (9.94%) IIS
5 16 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.75%) Apache
10 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.58%) nginx
11 2 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.58%) Documentum
11 2 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.29%) Lync
Applications
1 99 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 32 (9.36%) MS Office
3 5 (1.46%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.58%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.58%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.97%) Office 365
2 10 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.92%) SaaS
3 8 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (26.61%) LAN
2 83 (24.27%) DNS
3 82 (23.98%) WAN
4 66 (19.30%) VPN
5 62 (18.13%) SAN
6 60 (17.54%) DHCP
7 56 (16.37%) BGP
8 54 (15.79%) MPLS
9 52 (15.20%) TCP/IP
10 44 (12.87%) Wireless
11 38 (11.11%) Network Security
11 38 (11.11%) VoIP
12 34 (9.94%) VLAN
13 26 (7.60%) OSPF
14 25 (7.31%) SSL
15 22 (6.43%) NAS
16 20 (5.85%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (5.85%) Internet
17 17 (4.97%) HSRP
18 16 (4.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.34%) MySQL
5 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.58%) DataEase
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.58%) Subversion
2 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
General
1 69 (20.18%) Finance
2 21 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.63%) Banking
4 7 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (0.88%) Law
6 2 (0.58%) Legal
6 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (21.35%) Network Engineer
2 58 (16.96%) Support Engineer
3 32 (9.36%) 3rd Line Support
3 32 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (8.77%) Analyst
5 26 (7.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 22 (6.43%) Administrator
7 22 (6.43%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (5.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (5.56%) Support Analyst
10 18 (5.26%) Consultant
10 18 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (4.97%) IT Support
11 17 (4.97%) Technical Support
12 16 (4.68%) Technical Support Engineer
12 16 (4.68%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (4.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 15 (4.39%) Cisco Engineer
14 14 (4.09%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.51%) Web Services
2 8 (2.34%) .NET
3 6 (1.75%) Middleware
4 3 (0.88%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.58%) LAMP
5 2 (0.58%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.51%) Replication
2 12 (3.51%) Clustering
2 12 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.75%) iPhone
4 6 (1.75%) iPad
5 5 (1.46%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.46%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.17%) PKI
6 4 (1.17%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.88%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.58%) GIS
8 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.58%) LLPG
8 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.29%) CMDB
9 1 (0.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 176 (51.46%) Windows
2 49 (14.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (12.28%) Windows 7
5 39 (11.40%) Windows 8
6 33 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (7.89%) Linux
8 14 (4.09%) Solaris
9 11 (3.22%) UNIX
10 9 (2.63%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.05%) Android
12 6 (1.75%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.17%) CentOS
14 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.88%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.88%) Debian
15 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.29%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (25.15%) ITIL
2 31 (9.06%) PRINCE2
3 28 (8.19%) Project Management
4 27 (7.89%) Information Security
5 26 (7.60%) Business Continuity
5 26 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (7.60%) Mentoring
6 21 (6.14%) Network Design
7 20 (5.85%) Change Management
8 19 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.68%) Incident Management
9 16 (4.68%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (4.39%) Line Management
10 15 (4.39%) Problem Management
11 14 (4.09%) Service Management
11 14 (4.09%) Migration
12 12 (3.51%) Change Control
13 11 (3.22%) Coaching
14 9 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (2.34%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (14.91%) SQL
2 30 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.05%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.75%) C
5 4 (1.17%) VB
6 3 (0.88%) PHP
7 2 (0.58%) C#
7 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.58%) Ruby
8 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 110 (32.16%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (23.68%) CCNA
3 75 (21.93%) CCNP
4 46 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (10.82%) MCSE
6 36 (10.53%) Degree
7 19 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (4.39%) CISSP
8 15 (4.39%) Security Cleared
9 14 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (3.22%) MCSA
10 11 (3.22%) CCDA
11 10 (2.92%) CISM
11 10 (2.92%) MCITP
12 9 (2.63%) NCDA
13 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
13 7 (2.05%) MCTS
13 7 (2.05%) CCA
13 7 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.77%) SLA
2 16 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 121 (35.38%) Active Directory
2 87 (25.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 32 (9.36%) vSphere
5 25 (7.31%) XenDesktop
6 14 (4.09%) Terminal Services
7 11 (3.22%) XenApp
8 10 (2.92%) XenServer
9 5 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.58%) Firmware
11 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.29%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.29%) iptables
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (4.97%) Backup Exec
2 11 (3.22%) SCCM
3 9 (2.63%) WSUS
4 7 (2.05%) SCOM
4 7 (2.05%) WMI
5 5 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.46%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.17%) Nagios
7 3 (0.88%) Puppet
7 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.58%) Opsview
9 1 (0.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 181 (52.92%) Cisco
2 158 (46.20%) Microsoft
3 118 (34.50%) VMware
4 53 (15.50%) Citrix
5 48 (14.04%) NetApp
6 33 (9.65%) CheckPoint
7 29 (8.48%) HP
8 28 (8.19%) Juniper
9 26 (7.60%) Wyse
10 19 (5.56%) WatchGuard
11 17 (4.97%) Symantec
11 17 (4.97%) Fortinet
12 16 (4.68%) Oracle
13 14 (4.09%) CA
14 11 (3.22%) Meraki
14 11 (3.22%) 3PAR
15 10 (2.92%) EMC
16 9 (2.63%) F5
17 8 (2.34%) Dell
17 8 (2.34%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + on-call payments + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + On-call / bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + On call (£3K), Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Aviation House, London or Piccadilly Gate,...
Ofsted
Salary: £28,866 - £31,866 per annum (depending on location)
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competetive, bonus + more
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36491 - £50510 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Oldham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
AccessPay
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
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