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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 78 55 111
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +56
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 117 164 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.84% 4.25% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.38% 29.18% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 113 151 71
Average salary £39,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.94% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £26,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £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
574 562 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 14.57% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 495 495 432
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +7 14 £46,000 +15.00% 5
Bolton +1 9 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Rochdale -7 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Stockport +3 3 £27,500 -15.38%
Salford +2 1 £34,500 +18.96%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 116 (52.73%) Windows
2 98 (44.55%) Cisco
3 77 (35.00%) VMware
4 66 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 57 (25.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (23.18%) DNS
7 50 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 49 (22.27%) LAN
8 49 (22.27%) SQL Server
9 48 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
10 47 (21.36%) ITIL
10 47 (21.36%) SQL
10 47 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (20.91%) WAN
11 46 (20.91%) Active Directory
12 44 (20.00%) Juniper
12 44 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 44 (20.00%) Internet
13 43 (19.55%) CCNA
13 43 (19.55%) MS Exchange
14 40 (18.18%) Citrix
15 39 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (16.82%) MS Excel
17 35 (15.91%) Hyper-V
18 34 (15.45%) Network Security
19 30 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
20 29 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
21 26 (11.82%) Project Management
22 25 (11.36%) MCSE
22 25 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (19.55%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (9.09%) IIS
4 17 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.73%) Apache
7 5 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.27%) Lync
8 2 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.45%) Site Server
9 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (6.36%) SaaS
4 11 (5.00%) Office 365
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.18%) DNS
2 50 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 49 (22.27%) LAN
4 46 (20.91%) WAN
5 44 (20.00%) Internet
6 34 (15.45%) Network Security
7 23 (10.45%) VPN
8 21 (9.55%) SMTP
9 18 (8.18%) SAN
10 17 (7.73%) MPLS
10 17 (7.73%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (7.27%) DHCP
12 14 (6.36%) VLAN
13 12 (5.45%) Wireless
14 11 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (3.64%) iSCSI
15 8 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (3.18%) OSPF
17 6 (2.73%) BGP
17 6 (2.73%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.00%) MySQL
3 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.36%) MS Access
6 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.36%) JMeter
2 1 (0.45%) Hudson
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (7.27%) Finance
2 13 (5.91%) Retail
3 9 (4.09%) Marketing
3 9 (4.09%) Law
4 7 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.73%) Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (21.82%) Analyst
2 26 (11.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 23 (10.45%) Network Engineer
4 20 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 19 (8.64%) Support Engineer
6 18 (8.18%) Security Analyst
6 18 (8.18%) IT Support
7 17 (7.73%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (7.27%) IT Support Analyst
9 15 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (6.36%) Network Support
10 14 (6.36%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (6.36%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (5.91%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 13 (5.91%) NOC Engineer
12 12 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 12 (5.45%) Administrator
13 10 (4.55%) Architect
13 10 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.64%) .NET
2 7 (3.18%) Web Services
3 4 (1.82%) WCF
3 4 (1.82%) WPF
4 2 (0.91%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) Middleware
5 1 (0.45%) HTML5
5 1 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.73%) Blackberry
2 5 (2.27%) CMDB
3 2 (0.91%) iPhone
3 2 (0.91%) Open Source
3 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.45%) iPad
4 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.45%) Firmware
4 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.45%) Replication
4 1 (0.45%) Clustering
4 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 116 (52.73%) Windows
2 57 (25.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (17.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (8.18%) Linux
6 16 (7.27%) UNIX
7 9 (4.09%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.64%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.82%) Solaris
10 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.36%) Android
10 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.91%) AIX
12 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.36%) ITIL
2 26 (11.82%) Project Management
3 21 (9.55%) Information Security
4 19 (8.64%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (8.18%) Incident Management
6 14 (6.36%) Load Testing
7 12 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 11 (5.00%) Network Design
8 11 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.00%) CRM
9 10 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.09%) Change Management
10 9 (4.09%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.09%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.64%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (3.64%) ISMS
11 8 (3.64%) SIEM
11 8 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (3.18%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.36%) SQL
2 6 (2.73%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.82%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.82%) C#
3 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.91%) Java
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) Ruby
6 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 48 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (19.55%) CCNA
3 29 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (11.36%) MCSE
5 24 (10.91%) Security Cleared
6 22 (10.00%) Degree
7 21 (9.55%) SC Cleared
8 15 (6.82%) CCNP
9 14 (6.36%) CTC Cleared
10 13 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (4.55%) MCSA
12 8 (3.64%) CISSP
12 8 (3.64%) EnCE
13 7 (3.18%) MCITP
13 7 (3.18%) CCDP
14 6 (2.73%) CCA
14 6 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (2.27%) MCTS
15 5 (2.27%) NCDA
16 4 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.09%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.09%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (20.91%) Active Directory
3 35 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 22 (10.00%) vSphere
5 13 (5.91%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.73%) vCloud
7 5 (2.27%) XenApp
8 4 (1.82%) XenServer
8 4 (1.82%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.45%) UAG
10 1 (0.45%) Docker
10 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.45%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 4 (1.82%) Nagios
1 4 (1.82%) WSUS
1 4 (1.82%) Cacti
2 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.91%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.91%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.91%) SCOM
3 2 (0.91%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.45%) SCSM
4 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.45%) Puppet
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (44.55%) Cisco
2 77 (35.00%) VMware
3 66 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 44 (20.00%) Juniper
4 44 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 40 (18.18%) Citrix
6 17 (7.73%) F5
7 16 (7.27%) HP
8 15 (6.82%) Oracle
8 15 (6.82%) NetApp
9 9 (4.09%) Splunk
10 7 (3.18%) Symantec
11 6 (2.73%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.73%) Dell
12 5 (2.27%) WatchGuard
12 5 (2.27%) Veeam
13 4 (1.82%) Exinda
13 4 (1.82%) Aruba
13 4 (1.82%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.82%) LANDesk
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £40500 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago