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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 78 87 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 126 115 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.28% 2.83% 4.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.70% 20.10% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 102 111 151
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
555 572 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.43% 14.09% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 446 494 496
Average salary £36,750 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.08% -6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Rochdale -1 10 £31,000 -31.11% 2
Bolton +4 7 £42,500 +93.18% 1
Stockport +4 4 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Wigan - 3 £24,000 -
Salford +4 2 £20,500 -40.57%
Altrincham -7 2 £38,500 -16.30%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 119 (48.77%) Windows
2 111 (45.49%) Microsoft
3 107 (43.85%) Cisco
4 82 (33.61%) LAN
5 69 (28.28%) DNS
5 69 (28.28%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (27.46%) WAN
7 65 (26.64%) ITIL
8 63 (25.82%) VPN
8 63 (25.82%) Active Directory
9 61 (25.00%) DHCP
9 61 (25.00%) VMware
10 58 (23.77%) TCP/IP
11 56 (22.95%) MS Exchange
12 50 (20.49%) MS Excel
13 49 (20.08%) CCNA
14 42 (17.21%) VoIP
14 42 (17.21%) Wireless
15 41 (16.80%) CCNP
15 41 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 41 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 40 (16.39%) Finance
17 38 (15.57%) SAN
17 38 (15.57%) MS Office
17 38 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (14.75%) SQL Server
19 35 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
19 35 (14.34%) MPLS
19 35 (14.34%) Network Security
20 34 (13.93%) Internet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 30 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (7.79%) SharePoint
5 17 (6.97%) IIS
6 8 (3.28%) Apache
7 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.05%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.64%) nginx
10 3 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.41%) Jetty
12 1 (0.41%) WordPress
12 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.41%) Documentum
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 50 (20.49%) MS Excel
2 38 (15.57%) MS Office
3 6 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.05%) SaaS
1 5 (2.05%) Office 365
2 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (33.61%) LAN
2 69 (28.28%) DNS
3 67 (27.46%) WAN
4 63 (25.82%) VPN
5 61 (25.00%) DHCP
6 58 (23.77%) TCP/IP
7 42 (17.21%) VoIP
7 42 (17.21%) Wireless
8 38 (15.57%) SAN
9 35 (14.34%) MPLS
9 35 (14.34%) Network Security
10 34 (13.93%) Internet
11 26 (10.66%) BGP
12 19 (7.79%) VLAN
13 18 (7.38%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (6.97%) IPv4
15 16 (6.56%) OSPF
16 15 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (4.51%) WLAN
17 11 (4.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.33%) MySQL
3 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.23%) Subversion
2 3 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (16.39%) Finance
2 17 (6.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.23%) Legal
4 3 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (0.82%) Banking
5 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
6 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (16.80%) Network Engineer
2 38 (15.57%) Analyst
3 33 (13.52%) Support Engineer
4 28 (11.48%) Architect
5 21 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (7.38%) Support Analyst
7 16 (6.56%) Consultant
7 16 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (6.56%) IT Support
8 15 (6.15%) Network Analyst
9 13 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (5.33%) Security Architect
10 10 (4.10%) Network Support
10 10 (4.10%) Security Consultant
11 9 (3.69%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Security Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Security Manager
12 8 (3.28%) IT Security Architect
12 8 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.05%) EDI
2 4 (1.64%) Web Services
2 4 (1.64%) LAMP
3 3 (1.23%) XMPP
3 3 (1.23%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.23%) HTML
4 2 (0.82%) COM
4 2 (0.82%) JSP
5 1 (0.41%) jQuery
5 1 (0.41%) HTML5
5 1 (0.41%) Memcached
5 1 (0.41%) CSS3
5 1 (0.41%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 1 (0.41%) EJB
5 1 (0.41%) CSS
5 1 (0.41%) RSS
5 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.52%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.51%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.28%) Replication
5 7 (2.87%) Clustering
5 7 (2.87%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.87%) iPad
5 7 (2.87%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.87%) iPhone
6 5 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.23%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.23%) CESG
8 3 (1.23%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.82%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 119 (48.77%) Windows
2 41 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 41 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (11.48%) Linux
4 19 (7.79%) Windows 7
5 18 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.56%) Windows 8
7 15 (6.15%) UNIX
8 11 (4.51%) Android
9 9 (3.69%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (2.46%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.46%) Debian
11 5 (2.05%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.23%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.23%) Solaris
12 3 (1.23%) CentOS
12 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.64%) ITIL
2 33 (13.52%) Information Security
3 29 (11.89%) Project Management
4 20 (8.20%) PRINCE2
4 20 (8.20%) Load Balancing
5 19 (7.79%) Incident Management
6 17 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (6.97%) Change Control
6 17 (6.97%) Mentoring
7 16 (6.56%) Service Delivery
7 16 (6.56%) Network Design
7 16 (6.56%) Network Management
8 15 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (6.15%) Change Management
8 15 (6.15%) Coaching
9 13 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (4.51%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (4.51%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.48%) SQL
2 7 (2.87%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.46%) PHP
4 4 (1.64%) Ruby
5 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.82%) C
7 1 (0.41%) Java
7 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) VBScript
7 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 69 (28.28%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (20.08%) CCNA
3 41 (16.80%) CCNP
4 35 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (13.11%) Degree
6 25 (10.25%) CISSP
7 15 (6.15%) CCENT
8 13 (5.33%) MCDST
8 13 (5.33%) MCSE
9 11 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (4.10%) CCIE
10 10 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.69%) CISM
11 9 (3.69%) MCTS
12 7 (2.87%) CCSP
12 7 (2.87%) Security Cleared
12 7 (2.87%) NCDA
13 6 (2.46%) CCDA
14 5 (2.05%) JNCIS
15 4 (1.64%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.48%) SLA
2 18 (7.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (6.56%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 63 (25.82%) Active Directory
2 38 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.79%) vSphere
5 14 (5.74%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.87%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.64%) XenApp
7 4 (1.64%) pfSense
8 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.23%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.82%) NFS
9 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.41%) Snort
10 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.41%) Xen
10 1 (0.41%) Varnish
10 1 (0.41%) XenServer
10 1 (0.41%) KVM
10 1 (0.41%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 9 (3.69%) SCCM
2 8 (3.28%) SCOM
3 5 (2.05%) SCVMM
3 5 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.05%) Puppet
3 5 (2.05%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.05%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.64%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.64%) ARCserve
4 4 (1.64%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.23%) Nagios
5 3 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.23%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.23%) Cisco LMS
5 3 (1.23%) Opsview
5 3 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 111 (45.49%) Microsoft
2 107 (43.85%) Cisco
3 61 (25.00%) VMware
4 31 (12.70%) Citrix
5 22 (9.02%) NetApp
5 22 (9.02%) CheckPoint
6 17 (6.97%) Juniper
7 13 (5.33%) F5
8 10 (4.10%) SolarWinds
9 9 (3.69%) HP
9 9 (3.69%) Dell
9 9 (3.69%) Symantec
10 8 (3.28%) Apple
11 7 (2.87%) IBM
11 7 (2.87%) WatchGuard
11 7 (2.87%) Websense
11 7 (2.87%) Blue Coat
12 6 (2.46%) NetScout
12 6 (2.46%) Veeam
12 6 (2.46%) EMC
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