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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 72 60 111
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +51
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 133 143 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.29% 3.81% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.01% 26.88% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 128 131 72
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
554 532 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.70% 14.18% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 474 455 452
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Altrincham +3 14 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Bolton +2 10 £22,000 - 1
Stockport +1 8 £33,000 +1.53%
Rochdale -11 8 £47,000 +32.39% 1
Sale +3 2 £35,000 - 1
Wigan -3 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 122 (51.69%) Windows
2 105 (44.49%) Cisco
3 78 (33.05%) VMware
4 63 (26.69%) Microsoft
5 59 (25.00%) DNS
6 54 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (22.46%) Internet
7 53 (22.46%) LAN
8 51 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (21.19%) WAN
10 49 (20.76%) TCP/IP
10 49 (20.76%) Juniper
11 48 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
11 48 (20.34%) ITIL
12 47 (19.92%) CheckPoint
13 46 (19.49%) SQL Server
14 45 (19.07%) SQL
15 44 (18.64%) Citrix
16 42 (17.80%) Active Directory
16 42 (17.80%) CCNA
17 41 (17.37%) MS Exchange
17 41 (17.37%) Network Security
18 39 (16.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 39 (16.53%) MS Excel
19 33 (13.98%) VPN
20 31 (13.14%) Hyper-V
21 30 (12.71%) Windows Server 2003
22 26 (11.02%) Project Management
23 25 (10.59%) Information Security
23 25 (10.59%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (17.37%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.32%) IIS
3 21 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.69%) Apache
8 3 (1.27%) Lync
9 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.42%) Site Server
10 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 39 (16.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (6.36%) SaaS
4 8 (3.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (25.00%) DNS
2 53 (22.46%) Internet
2 53 (22.46%) LAN
3 50 (21.19%) WAN
4 49 (20.76%) TCP/IP
5 41 (17.37%) Network Security
6 33 (13.98%) VPN
7 21 (8.90%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (8.47%) SMTP
8 20 (8.47%) Wireless
9 18 (7.63%) VLAN
10 16 (6.78%) MPLS
11 15 (6.36%) DHCP
12 13 (5.51%) SAN
13 10 (4.24%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (3.81%) OSPF
15 8 (3.39%) iSCSI
16 7 (2.97%) BGP
16 7 (2.97%) Broadband
17 6 (2.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (3.81%) MySQL
3 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.27%) MS Access
3 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (5.93%) JMeter
2 1 (0.42%) Hudson
2 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (8.47%) Finance
2 13 (5.51%) Retail
3 12 (5.08%) Law
4 9 (3.81%) Marketing
5 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.12%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (22.88%) Analyst
2 31 (13.14%) Network Engineer
3 26 (11.02%) Security Analyst
4 22 (9.32%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (8.47%) Support Analyst
6 18 (7.63%) Support Engineer
6 18 (7.63%) IT Support
7 17 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (6.78%) IT Support Analyst
8 16 (6.78%) Senior Security Analyst
9 15 (6.36%) Infrastructure Manager
9 15 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (5.93%) NOC Engineer
10 14 (5.93%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 13 (5.51%) Architect
12 10 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.47%) .NET
2 7 (2.97%) Web Services
3 4 (1.69%) WCF
3 4 (1.69%) WPF
4 2 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.42%) Middleware
5 1 (0.42%) HTML5
5 1 (0.42%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.12%) Blackberry
1 5 (2.12%) CMDB
2 4 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (0.85%) Open Source
3 2 (0.85%) Clustering
3 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.42%) Statistics
4 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.42%) PKI
4 1 (0.42%) Replication
4 1 (0.42%) Firmware
4 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 122 (51.69%) Windows
2 54 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (16.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (12.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (8.05%) Linux
6 17 (7.20%) UNIX
7 7 (2.97%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.54%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.54%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.69%) Solaris
9 4 (1.69%) Android
10 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.34%) ITIL
2 26 (11.02%) Project Management
3 25 (10.59%) Information Security
3 25 (10.59%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (8.05%) Incident Management
5 14 (5.93%) Load Testing
6 13 (5.51%) Network Design
7 12 (5.08%) Software Engineering
8 11 (4.66%) CRM
8 11 (4.66%) Line Management
9 10 (4.24%) Coaching
9 10 (4.24%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.24%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.81%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.81%) Change Control
10 9 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (3.39%) SIEM
11 8 (3.39%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.39%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.39%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.07%) SQL
2 6 (2.54%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.69%) C#
4 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.85%) Java
5 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) Ruby
6 1 (0.42%) Groovy
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (17.80%) CCNA
3 25 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.59%) Security Cleared
4 24 (10.17%) Degree
5 21 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (8.05%) MCSE
6 19 (8.05%) CCNP
7 15 (6.36%) CTC Cleared
8 14 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (3.81%) CISSP
9 9 (3.81%) CCDP
10 8 (3.39%) MCSA
10 8 (3.39%) EnCE
11 6 (2.54%) CCA
11 6 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.69%) MCITP
13 3 (1.27%) MCTS
13 3 (1.27%) NCDA
13 3 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (21.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (17.80%) Active Directory
3 31 (13.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.93%) vSphere
5 13 (5.51%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.97%) XenApp
7 6 (2.54%) vCloud
7 6 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.12%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.69%) XenServer
10 3 (1.27%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.42%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.42%) UAG
11 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.12%) WSUS
2 3 (1.27%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.27%) SCOM
3 2 (0.85%) Cacti
3 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.85%) Nagios
3 2 (0.85%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.85%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 105 (44.49%) Cisco
2 78 (33.05%) VMware
3 63 (26.69%) Microsoft
4 49 (20.76%) Juniper
5 47 (19.92%) CheckPoint
6 44 (18.64%) Citrix
7 23 (9.75%) F5
8 17 (7.20%) HP
9 14 (5.93%) Oracle
10 12 (5.08%) NetApp
11 11 (4.66%) Symantec
12 10 (4.24%) Splunk
13 7 (2.97%) Blue Coat
13 7 (2.97%) SonicWALL
14 6 (2.54%) ProCurve
15 5 (2.12%) Veeam
15 5 (2.12%) Fortinet
16 4 (1.69%) IronPort
16 4 (1.69%) BT
16 4 (1.69%) CA
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Salary: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: 40K to 45K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
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