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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North West / Manchester
Rank 76 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 150 110 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.92% 3.38% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.46% 22.68% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 113 92 163
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
567 485 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.83% 14.89% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 438 422 510
Median salary £40,000 £40,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.92% +15.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +6 28 £40,000 +100.00% 3
Altrincham 0 11 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Salford +6 8 £44,250 +6.62% 1
Bury -4 8 £30,000 -29.41%
Stockport - 5 £32,500 -
Oldham -30 3 £25,000 -
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £32,500 - 1
Sale - 1 £28,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 184 (55.42%) Cisco
2 127 (38.25%) DNS
3 124 (37.35%) Cisco Certification
4 123 (37.05%) WAN
5 122 (36.75%) Windows
6 121 (36.45%) Active Directory
7 120 (36.14%) VMware
8 110 (33.13%) CCNP
9 105 (31.63%) LAN
10 86 (25.90%) Microsoft
11 84 (25.30%) Network Security
12 80 (24.10%) DHCP
12 80 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
13 79 (23.80%) ITIL
14 74 (22.29%) Linux
14 74 (22.29%) Internet
15 67 (20.18%) SQL
15 67 (20.18%) Data Centre
16 64 (19.28%) TCP/IP
17 62 (18.67%) Windows Server
18 58 (17.47%) Finance
19 55 (16.57%) Wireless
19 55 (16.57%) VPN
19 55 (16.57%) CCNA
20 53 (15.96%) Juniper
20 53 (15.96%) Network Management
21 49 (14.76%) SQL Server
22 48 (14.46%) CheckPoint
23 47 (14.16%) Configuration Management
24 46 (13.86%) BGP

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 32 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.53%) IIS
3 18 (5.42%) JBoss
3 18 (5.42%) WebLogic
3 18 (5.42%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.92%) CloudStack
4 13 (3.92%) OpenStack
5 10 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.81%) Apache
6 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.51%) CMS
7 5 (1.51%) nginx
7 5 (1.51%) WordPress
8 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.20%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.60%) CICS
11 1 (0.30%) DNN
11 1 (0.30%) Zimbra
Applications
1 29 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.72%) MS Office
3 5 (1.51%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.34%) Amazon S3
3 27 (8.13%) Office 365
4 26 (7.83%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (2.11%) SaaS
8 4 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) IaaS
10 2 (0.60%) PaaS
11 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 127 (38.25%) DNS
2 123 (37.05%) WAN
3 105 (31.63%) LAN
4 84 (25.30%) Network Security
5 80 (24.10%) DHCP
6 74 (22.29%) Internet
7 64 (19.28%) TCP/IP
8 55 (16.57%) VPN
8 55 (16.57%) Wireless
9 46 (13.86%) BGP
10 44 (13.25%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (12.05%) VLAN
12 38 (11.45%) MPLS
13 35 (10.54%) Ethernet
14 33 (9.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (9.94%) SAN
15 32 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
16 31 (9.34%) Intrusion Detection
16 31 (9.34%) WLAN
17 30 (9.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.42%) MySQL
3 14 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.01%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.01%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.60%) DB2
6 2 (0.60%) MS Access
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 13 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.11%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.51%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.20%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.90%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.60%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.60%) Firebug
7 2 (0.60%) JMeter
7 2 (0.60%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.60%) The Grinder
7 2 (0.60%) Toad
8 1 (0.30%) JIRA
8 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 58 (17.47%) Finance
2 42 (12.65%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (6.33%) Retail
4 5 (1.51%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.90%) Banking
5 3 (0.90%) Legal
5 3 (0.90%) Marketing
6 2 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 81 (24.40%) Network Engineer
2 47 (14.16%) Analyst
3 36 (10.84%) Security Engineer
4 32 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (8.13%) Support Engineer
6 25 (7.53%) Consultant
7 22 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (6.63%) Network Consultant
8 21 (6.33%) Network Security Consultant
8 21 (6.33%) Security Consultant
8 21 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
9 16 (4.82%) Cisco Engineer
9 16 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (4.82%) Senior Windows Engineer
10 15 (4.52%) Administrator
10 15 (4.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 15 (4.52%) Network Analyst
11 14 (4.22%) IT Engineer
11 14 (4.22%) Senior Support Engineer
11 14 (4.22%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.43%) Web Services
2 19 (5.72%) .NET
3 10 (3.01%) HTML
4 6 (1.81%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.81%) CSS
4 6 (1.81%) LAMP
5 5 (1.51%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.51%) jQuery
5 5 (1.51%) Laravel
5 5 (1.51%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.90%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.60%) SOAP
8 1 (0.30%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.30%) XML
8 1 (0.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.18%) Data Centre
2 37 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.72%) NHS
4 17 (5.12%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.41%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.81%) iPad
8 6 (1.81%) Replication
9 5 (1.51%) CCTV
9 5 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.20%) Clustering
11 3 (0.90%) IPTV
11 3 (0.90%) Life Science
12 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.60%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.60%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 122 (36.75%) Windows
2 74 (22.29%) Linux
3 62 (18.67%) Windows Server
4 41 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (5.72%) Unix
7 16 (4.82%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.31%) CentOS
9 8 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.51%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.20%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.60%) Fedora
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (23.80%) ITIL
2 53 (15.96%) Network Management
3 47 (14.16%) Configuration Management
4 42 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (10.24%) DevOps
6 29 (8.73%) Scrum
7 28 (8.43%) Information Security
8 27 (8.13%) Service Management
9 26 (7.83%) High Availability
10 25 (7.53%) Security Management
11 24 (7.23%) Network Design
12 22 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (6.63%) SIEM
13 20 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (5.72%) Server Hardening
15 18 (5.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 17 (5.12%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (5.12%) Mentoring
17 16 (4.82%) Change Management
18 15 (4.52%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (20.18%) SQL
2 43 (12.95%) Python
3 40 (12.05%) PowerShell
4 26 (7.83%) Perl
5 18 (5.42%) PHP
5 18 (5.42%) Shell Script
6 15 (4.52%) Ruby
7 10 (3.01%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.51%) Java
8 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.60%) COBOL
9 2 (0.60%) JCL
9 2 (0.60%) VBScript
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 124 (37.35%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (33.13%) CCNP
3 55 (16.57%) CCNA
4 34 (10.24%) Degree
5 27 (8.13%) CCIE
6 22 (6.63%) CCSE
7 15 (4.52%) JNCIP
8 14 (4.22%) CCSA
8 14 (4.22%) CCSP
9 13 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (3.61%) CISSP
11 8 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.81%) CISM
13 5 (1.51%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.51%) MCSE
13 5 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.20%) NCDA
15 3 (0.90%) CISA
15 3 (0.90%) CISMP
16 2 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.35%) PCI DSS
2 33 (9.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 121 (36.45%) Active Directory
2 80 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.84%) Hyper-V
4 26 (7.83%) vSphere
5 17 (5.12%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.92%) Xen
6 13 (3.92%) XenServer
7 11 (3.31%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.41%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.81%) Docker
10 5 (1.51%) vCloud
11 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.90%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.30%) Firmware
13 1 (0.30%) iptables
13 1 (0.30%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 45 (13.55%) Puppet
2 32 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (9.04%) Nagios
4 28 (8.43%) SCCM
5 23 (6.93%) OpenNMS
6 21 (6.33%) FortiGate
7 18 (5.42%) RANCID
8 16 (4.82%) Cisco Prime
8 16 (4.82%) WSUS
9 14 (4.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 13 (3.92%) Cacti
11 11 (3.31%) Ansible
11 11 (3.31%) SCOM
12 9 (2.71%) Cobbler
12 9 (2.71%) Tivoli
13 5 (1.51%) cPanel
13 5 (1.51%) Packer
13 5 (1.51%) vMotion
14 4 (1.20%) Nessus
15 3 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 184 (55.42%) Cisco
2 120 (36.14%) VMware
3 86 (25.90%) Microsoft
4 53 (15.96%) Juniper
5 48 (14.46%) CheckPoint
6 39 (11.75%) Fortinet
7 29 (8.73%) HP
8 25 (7.53%) Ericsson
8 25 (7.53%) Huawei
9 24 (7.23%) Oracle
10 22 (6.63%) Splunk
11 21 (6.33%) Citrix
12 18 (5.42%) NetApp
13 17 (5.12%) F5
13 17 (5.12%) Red Hat
14 13 (3.92%) Brocade
14 13 (3.92%) EnterpriseDB
14 13 (3.92%) Foundry
14 13 (3.92%) Palo Alto
14 13 (3.92%) ZyXEL
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