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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 94 66
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 167 96 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.26% 2.58% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.07% 19.24% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 154 88 111
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
617 499 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.73% 13.41% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 495 430 527
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Stockport +6 13 £25,000 -35.06% 2
Cheadle - 7 £39,000 -
Rochdale -3 6 £32,500 +32.65%
Altrincham -6 4 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Wigan - 3 £27,500 -
Oldham +7 2 £41,250 +65.00% 2
Bolton +1 2 £23,500 +6.81% 2
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 176 (52.85%) Windows
1 176 (52.85%) Cisco
2 145 (43.54%) Microsoft
3 121 (36.34%) Active Directory
4 119 (35.74%) VMware
5 97 (29.13%) Cisco Certification
6 95 (28.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 94 (28.23%) MS Exchange
8 90 (27.03%) MS Excel
9 86 (25.83%) LAN
10 84 (25.23%) WAN
11 81 (24.32%) ITIL
12 78 (23.42%) DNS
13 72 (21.62%) CCNA
14 69 (20.72%) VPN
15 68 (20.42%) CCNP
16 65 (19.52%) SQL Server
17 64 (19.22%) Finance
18 59 (17.72%) SAN
19 56 (16.82%) Hyper-V
20 54 (16.22%) Citrix
20 54 (16.22%) TCP/IP
21 48 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
22 47 (14.11%) SQL
23 46 (13.81%) DHCP
23 46 (13.81%) MPLS
23 46 (13.81%) BGP
24 45 (13.51%) Wireless
24 45 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
25 44 (13.21%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 94 (28.23%) MS Exchange
2 39 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (9.91%) IIS
4 29 (8.71%) SharePoint
5 19 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.90%) Apache
9 2 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.60%) Documentum
9 2 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.30%) Lync
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 90 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.61%) MS Office
3 5 (1.50%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.60%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.80%) Office 365
2 12 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.00%) SaaS
3 10 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (25.83%) LAN
2 84 (25.23%) WAN
3 78 (23.42%) DNS
4 69 (20.72%) VPN
5 59 (17.72%) SAN
6 54 (16.22%) TCP/IP
7 46 (13.81%) DHCP
7 46 (13.81%) MPLS
7 46 (13.81%) BGP
8 45 (13.51%) Wireless
9 44 (13.21%) Network Security
10 38 (11.41%) VLAN
11 31 (9.31%) VoIP
12 25 (7.51%) Internet
12 25 (7.51%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (7.21%) SSL
14 23 (6.91%) OSPF
15 21 (6.31%) NAS
16 19 (5.71%) IP Telephony
17 15 (4.50%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.60%) DataEase
5 2 (0.60%) MySQL
5 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
General
1 64 (19.22%) Finance
2 17 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.00%) Banking
4 7 (2.10%) Retail
4 7 (2.10%) Law
5 2 (0.60%) Legal
5 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.60%) Billing
5 2 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (21.92%) Network Engineer
2 50 (15.02%) Support Engineer
3 39 (11.71%) Analyst
4 33 (9.91%) 3rd Line Support
5 30 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (7.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (6.91%) Administrator
7 23 (6.91%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (6.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 18 (5.41%) Consultant
9 18 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 18 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (5.11%) Cisco Engineer
10 17 (5.11%) Security Analyst
11 15 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
11 15 (4.50%) Technical Support
12 14 (4.20%) Technical Support Engineer
12 14 (4.20%) Technical Engineer
12 14 (4.20%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.30%) Web Services
2 10 (3.00%) .NET
3 6 (1.80%) Middleware
4 3 (0.90%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.60%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.20%) Clustering
3 11 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.80%) Replication
6 5 (1.50%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.20%) PKI
7 4 (1.20%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.20%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.90%) iPad
8 3 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.90%) iPhone
8 3 (0.90%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.60%) GIS
9 2 (0.60%) LLPG
9 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.30%) CMDB
10 1 (0.30%) PDA
10 1 (0.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 176 (52.85%) Windows
2 48 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (11.41%) Windows 7
6 36 (10.81%) Windows 8
7 29 (8.71%) Linux
8 15 (4.50%) Solaris
9 11 (3.30%) UNIX
10 10 (3.00%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.40%) Android
12 6 (1.80%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.90%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.90%) CentOS
14 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.60%) Debian
14 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (24.32%) ITIL
2 30 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (8.41%) Business Continuity
3 28 (8.41%) Information Security
4 25 (7.51%) Project Management
5 24 (7.21%) Kalman Filter
6 22 (6.61%) Network Design
7 21 (6.31%) PRINCE2
8 19 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 19 (5.71%) Migration
9 18 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 16 (4.80%) Line Management
10 16 (4.80%) Change Management
10 16 (4.80%) Incident Management
11 15 (4.50%) Service Management
11 15 (4.50%) Problem Management
12 12 (3.60%) Change Control
13 9 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (2.40%) Data Protection
14 8 (2.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (14.11%) SQL
2 28 (8.41%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.10%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.80%) C
5 4 (1.20%) VB
6 2 (0.60%) C#
7 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (29.13%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (21.62%) CCNA
3 68 (20.42%) CCNP
4 37 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (9.91%) MCSE
6 24 (7.21%) Degree
7 18 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 18 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (3.30%) CISM
9 11 (3.30%) MCSA
9 11 (3.30%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.30%) CISSP
10 10 (3.00%) MCITP
11 8 (2.40%) CCDA
12 7 (2.10%) CCA
12 7 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (2.10%) NCDA
13 6 (1.80%) VCP4
14 5 (1.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.11%) SLA
2 22 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 121 (36.34%) Active Directory
2 95 (28.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (16.82%) Hyper-V
4 28 (8.41%) vSphere
5 23 (6.91%) XenDesktop
6 14 (4.20%) Terminal Services
7 12 (3.60%) XenApp
8 9 (2.70%) XenServer
9 7 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.50%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.60%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.60%) Firmware
13 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.30%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (4.80%) Backup Exec
2 10 (3.00%) WSUS
3 8 (2.40%) SCCM
4 7 (2.10%) SCOM
4 7 (2.10%) WMI
5 4 (1.20%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.60%) Nagios
7 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.30%) Cacti
8 1 (0.30%) Puppet
8 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 176 (52.85%) Cisco
2 145 (43.54%) Microsoft
3 119 (35.74%) VMware
4 54 (16.22%) Citrix
5 44 (13.21%) NetApp
6 38 (11.41%) CheckPoint
7 36 (10.81%) Juniper
8 33 (9.91%) HP
9 25 (7.51%) Wyse
10 21 (6.31%) Symantec
11 20 (6.01%) WatchGuard
12 18 (5.41%) Fortinet
13 17 (5.11%) CA
14 16 (4.80%) Oracle
14 16 (4.80%) F5
15 10 (3.00%) 3PAR
15 10 (3.00%) Meraki
16 9 (2.70%) ProCurve
17 8 (2.40%) EMC
17 8 (2.40%) Sophos
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Salary: £1 per annum + SALARY NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £21,000 - £27,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on-call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car & Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28,695 - 33,242 per year
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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