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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 68 67 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 128 143 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.70% 3.95% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.20% 23.56% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 118 121 97
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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
508 607 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.67% 16.77% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 440 483 451
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Bury - 7 £35,500 - 3
Altrincham +9 5 £32,000 +28.00%
Rochdale +11 4 £31,250 -23.78% 1
Bolton +16 3 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Oldham +1 3 £22,500 -40.00%
Cheadle -2 1 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
Salford - 1 £41,500 - 1
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 142 (58.68%) Windows
2 106 (43.80%) Microsoft
3 101 (41.74%) Cisco
4 85 (35.12%) Windows Server
5 81 (33.47%) ITIL
6 76 (31.40%) Active Directory
7 72 (29.75%) VMware
8 71 (29.34%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (29.34%) LAN
9 64 (26.45%) VPN
10 57 (23.55%) Linux
11 53 (21.90%) WAN
12 51 (21.07%) TCP/IP
12 51 (21.07%) Juniper
12 51 (21.07%) CheckPoint
13 49 (20.25%) CCNA
14 48 (19.83%) MS Exchange
15 45 (18.60%) DNS
16 43 (17.77%) CCNP
17 41 (16.94%) Information Security
18 39 (16.12%) Network Security
18 39 (16.12%) Windows Server 2008
19 38 (15.70%) VLAN
20 37 (15.29%) Unix
20 37 (15.29%) MS Excel
20 37 (15.29%) SQL Server
21 35 (14.46%) SQL
21 35 (14.46%) Internet
22 34 (14.05%) DHCP
23 32 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 48 (19.83%) MS Exchange
2 29 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.20%) CloudStack
3 15 (6.20%) JBoss
3 15 (6.20%) OpenStack
3 15 (6.20%) WebLogic
3 15 (6.20%) WebSphere
4 14 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.55%) IIS
6 10 (4.13%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.31%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.07%) Apache
9 3 (1.24%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Infor M3
1 3 (1.24%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (12.81%) Office 365
3 22 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.07%) IaaS
6 3 (1.24%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.41%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (29.34%) LAN
2 64 (26.45%) VPN
3 53 (21.90%) WAN
4 51 (21.07%) TCP/IP
5 45 (18.60%) DNS
6 39 (16.12%) Network Security
7 38 (15.70%) VLAN
8 35 (14.46%) Internet
9 34 (14.05%) DHCP
10 30 (12.40%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (11.98%) Wireless
12 28 (11.57%) MPLS
12 28 (11.57%) SAN
13 25 (10.33%) VoIP
14 23 (9.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (8.68%) BGP
16 19 (7.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 18 (7.44%) IPsec
18 17 (7.02%) OSPF
19 16 (6.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (11.16%) Telecoms
2 21 (8.68%) Finance
3 12 (4.96%) Law
3 12 (4.96%) Legal
4 3 (1.24%) Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (20.25%) Analyst
2 40 (16.53%) Network Engineer
3 23 (9.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 20 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (7.02%) IT Engineer
5 17 (7.02%) Security Analyst
6 16 (6.61%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.61%) Security Engineer
6 16 (6.61%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (6.20%) Consultant
8 13 (5.37%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (5.37%) Support Analyst
9 12 (4.96%) IT Support
9 12 (4.96%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 11 (4.55%) Administrator
10 11 (4.55%) Security Specialist
10 11 (4.55%) SOC Specialist
11 10 (4.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.20%) .NET
2 6 (2.48%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.48%) HTML
3 3 (1.24%) Middleware
3 3 (1.24%) WAP
3 3 (1.24%) XMPP
4 1 (0.41%) Celery
4 1 (0.41%) COM
4 1 (0.41%) Django
4 1 (0.41%) LAMP
4 1 (0.41%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.57%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.68%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 15 (6.20%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (2.89%) Clustering
7 4 (1.65%) AS400
7 4 (1.65%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.65%) CCTV
7 4 (1.65%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.65%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.24%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.24%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.24%) FMCG
8 3 (1.24%) iPad
8 3 (1.24%) iSeries
8 3 (1.24%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.24%) Replication
9 2 (0.83%) Handset
9 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 142 (58.68%) Windows
2 85 (35.12%) Windows Server
3 57 (23.55%) Linux
4 39 (16.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (15.29%) Unix
6 27 (11.16%) Windows 7
7 21 (8.68%) Windows 8
8 19 (7.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (7.02%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.48%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.07%) Android
12 5 (2.07%) CentOS
13 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.41%) AIX
15 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (33.47%) ITIL
2 41 (16.94%) Information Security
3 32 (13.22%) SIEM
4 19 (7.85%) Load Balancing
4 19 (7.85%) PRINCE2
4 19 (7.85%) Security Operations
4 19 (7.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 18 (7.44%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (7.44%) DevOps
6 17 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (6.61%) Configuration Management
7 16 (6.61%) Network Management
7 16 (6.61%) Scrum
8 15 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.20%) DSDM
8 15 (6.20%) Network Design
8 15 (6.20%) OWASP
8 15 (6.20%) RUP
9 14 (5.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.46%) SQL
2 18 (7.44%) Shell Script
3 16 (6.61%) Python
4 15 (6.20%) Bash Shell
4 15 (6.20%) Ruby
5 8 (3.31%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.48%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (29.34%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (20.25%) CCNA
3 43 (17.77%) CCNP
4 22 (9.09%) Degree
5 19 (7.85%) CISSP
6 15 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (5.79%) CCIE
8 13 (5.37%) CISM
9 12 (4.96%) CCSE
10 8 (3.31%) MCSE
11 6 (2.48%) CCSA
12 5 (2.07%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (2.07%) HND
12 5 (2.07%) MCSA
12 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.65%) ISACA
13 4 (1.65%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.24%) MCTS
14 3 (1.24%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.20%) SLA
3 11 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.83%) COBIT
5 2 (0.83%) COSO
5 2 (0.83%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.41%) ISO27002
System Software
1 76 (31.40%) Active Directory
2 30 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.57%) vSphere
4 18 (7.44%) XenServer
5 15 (6.20%) Xen
6 9 (3.72%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.72%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.24%) XenApp
9 2 (0.83%) vCloud
10 1 (0.41%) Firmware
10 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.41%) NFS
10 1 (0.41%) Postfix
10 1 (0.41%) Snort
10 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (6.61%) Tivoli
2 15 (6.20%) Cobbler
2 15 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (6.20%) Puppet
3 8 (3.31%) SCCM
4 6 (2.48%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.07%) WSUS
6 4 (1.65%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.65%) SCOM
7 3 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.24%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.24%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.83%) Cacti
8 2 (0.83%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.41%) Nessus
9 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 106 (43.80%) Microsoft
2 101 (41.74%) Cisco
3 72 (29.75%) VMware
4 51 (21.07%) CheckPoint
4 51 (21.07%) Juniper
5 25 (10.33%) F5
6 20 (8.26%) Citrix
7 19 (7.85%) Intel Security
8 17 (7.02%) NetApp
9 16 (6.61%) HP
10 15 (6.20%) EnterpriseDB
10 15 (6.20%) Oracle
11 14 (5.79%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.72%) Apple
12 9 (3.72%) MobileIron
12 9 (3.72%) Nimble Storage
12 9 (3.72%) Veeam
13 8 (3.31%) Symantec
14 6 (2.48%) Dell
14 6 (2.48%) Red Hat
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 23 days holiday, free parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Insight Media Internet Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Subject to skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: £31,368 per annum 17.5% shift allowance, inc benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago