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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 68 59 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +40
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 116 175 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.51% 4.43% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.39% 27.73% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 96 166 83
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
496 631 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.01% 15.97% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 430 524 427
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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
Rochdale 0 11 £20,000 -38.46%
Bolton +17 2 £33,500 +42.55%
Oldham 0 2 £25,000 -39.39%
Wigan +4 1 £20,000 -27.27%
Altrincham +2 1 - - 3
Salford - 1 £41,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (55.02%) Windows
2 95 (41.48%) Microsoft
3 84 (36.68%) Cisco
4 75 (32.75%) Windows Server
5 69 (30.13%) ITIL
5 69 (30.13%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (29.26%) LAN
7 65 (28.38%) TCP/IP
7 65 (28.38%) VPN
8 59 (25.76%) Active Directory
9 57 (24.89%) WAN
10 55 (24.02%) Linux
11 50 (21.83%) Internet
12 48 (20.96%) CCNA
13 45 (19.65%) VMware
14 43 (18.78%) SQL Server
15 39 (17.03%) MS Excel
15 39 (17.03%) MS Exchange
15 39 (17.03%) CCNP
16 37 (16.16%) DNS
17 36 (15.72%) Data Centre
18 34 (14.85%) Juniper
18 34 (14.85%) CheckPoint
18 34 (14.85%) Telecoms
19 33 (14.41%) Unix
20 31 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
21 30 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
21 30 (13.10%) Wireless
22 28 (12.23%) F5
23 27 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (17.03%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.35%) IIS
3 24 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (8.73%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.18%) Apache
8 4 (1.75%) CloudStack
8 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.75%) JBoss
8 4 (1.75%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.31%) Lync
10 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (17.03%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.73%) Office 365
3 17 (7.42%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.93%) IaaS
5 6 (2.62%) SaaS
6 3 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (29.26%) LAN
2 65 (28.38%) TCP/IP
2 65 (28.38%) VPN
3 57 (24.89%) WAN
4 50 (21.83%) Internet
5 37 (16.16%) DNS
6 31 (13.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (13.10%) Wireless
8 27 (11.79%) Network Security
9 26 (11.35%) MPLS
10 23 (10.04%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (10.04%) VLAN
11 22 (9.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 20 (8.73%) BGP
12 20 (8.73%) SAN
13 18 (7.86%) SSL
14 17 (7.42%) Cisco PIX
14 17 (7.42%) DHCP
14 17 (7.42%) FTP
14 17 (7.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.06%) MySQL
5 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) Informix
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Bugzilla
1 3 (1.31%) JIRA
2 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (14.85%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.48%) Finance
3 10 (4.37%) Legal
4 7 (3.06%) Retail
5 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.31%) Law
7 2 (0.87%) Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (19.21%) Network Engineer
2 41 (17.90%) Analyst
3 24 (10.48%) Support Engineer
4 21 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (9.17%) Consultant
5 19 (8.30%) Administrator
6 18 (7.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 17 (7.42%) Network Analyst
8 15 (6.55%) IT Support
9 14 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.24%) Cisco Engineer
10 12 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.24%) Security Engineer
10 12 (5.24%) SOC Specialist
11 11 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.80%) IT Manager
11 11 (4.80%) Linux Administrator
11 11 (4.80%) Support Consultant
12 10 (4.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 10 (4.37%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.37%) HTML
2 7 (3.06%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (0.44%) LAMP
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
4 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.72%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.61%) Management Information System
3 20 (8.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (6.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (3.49%) FlexPod
6 5 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.87%) EPoS
7 2 (0.87%) Handset
7 2 (0.87%) iPad
7 2 (0.87%) iPhone
7 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (55.02%) Windows
2 75 (32.75%) Windows Server
3 55 (24.02%) Linux
4 33 (14.41%) Unix
5 30 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (10.48%) Windows 7
8 23 (10.04%) Windows 8
9 13 (5.68%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.49%) Data ONTAP
11 7 (3.06%) Android
12 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.44%) Solaris
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.13%) ITIL
2 27 (11.79%) Information Security
3 25 (10.92%) Security Operations
4 24 (10.48%) SIEM
5 21 (9.17%) PRINCE2
6 20 (8.73%) Coaching
7 15 (6.55%) Load Balancing
7 15 (6.55%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (6.11%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.11%) Network Management
9 13 (5.68%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (5.68%) Presales
10 12 (5.24%) High Availability
10 12 (5.24%) Network Design
11 11 (4.80%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 9 (3.93%) Change Management
12 9 (3.93%) Service Management
13 8 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.61%) SQL
2 10 (4.37%) Shell Script
3 7 (3.06%) Python
4 6 (2.62%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.62%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.75%) Ruby
6 3 (1.31%) Java
6 3 (1.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 69 (30.13%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (20.96%) CCNA
3 39 (17.03%) CCNP
4 22 (9.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (6.99%) Degree
6 15 (6.55%) CCIE
7 13 (5.68%) CCSE
8 12 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.93%) MCSE
9 9 (3.93%) MCTS
10 8 (3.49%) NCDA
11 7 (3.06%) CISSP
11 7 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.62%) CISM
13 5 (2.18%) CCSA
13 5 (2.18%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (2.18%) HND
13 5 (2.18%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.75%) JNCIA
14 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.30%) SLA
2 15 (6.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (6.11%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.31%) QA
6 2 (0.87%) COBIT
6 2 (0.87%) COSO
6 2 (0.87%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.87%) ISO27005
System Software
1 59 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.99%) Hyper-V
2 16 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.11%) vSphere
4 9 (3.93%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.49%) XenApp
6 7 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.75%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.75%) Xen
7 4 (1.75%) XenServer
8 1 (0.44%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.44%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.44%) Postfix
8 1 (0.44%) Snort
8 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.44%) vCloud
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (4.80%) SCCM
2 10 (4.37%) SCOM
3 8 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (3.49%) SCOrch
4 7 (3.06%) CiscoWorks
4 7 (3.06%) FortiGate
4 7 (3.06%) Puppet
5 5 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.18%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.18%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.75%) Cacti
6 4 (1.75%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.31%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.87%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.44%) Foglight
9 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.44%) WSUS
9 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 95 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 84 (36.68%) Cisco
3 45 (19.65%) VMware
4 34 (14.85%) CheckPoint
4 34 (14.85%) Juniper
5 28 (12.23%) F5
6 21 (9.17%) SolarWinds
7 19 (8.30%) NetApp
8 16 (6.99%) Citrix
9 11 (4.80%) McAfee
10 10 (4.37%) Apple
11 9 (3.93%) HP
12 7 (3.06%) EMC
13 6 (2.62%) Oracle
13 6 (2.62%) Palo Alto
14 4 (1.75%) BT
14 4 (1.75%) Dell
14 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.75%) Symantec
14 4 (1.75%) Websense
Manchester, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + up to £6k Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago