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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 75 84 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 117 114 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.27% 2.84% 4.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.12% 20.21% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 95 111 154
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
506 564 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 14.07% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 424 497 503
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +12 7 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Bolton +5 6 £42,500 +93.18% 2
Rochdale -6 3 £29,250 -35.00% 3
Wigan - 3 £24,000 - 1
Altrincham +2 2 £38,500 -16.30% 2
Salford +6 1 £20,500 -40.57% 3
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 128 (48.85%) Windows
2 125 (47.71%) Microsoft
3 122 (46.56%) Cisco
4 84 (32.06%) LAN
4 84 (32.06%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (27.48%) DNS
6 71 (27.10%) WAN
6 71 (27.10%) VMware
7 67 (25.57%) ITIL
8 66 (25.19%) Active Directory
9 65 (24.81%) MS Excel
10 64 (24.43%) DHCP
11 63 (24.05%) VPN
11 63 (24.05%) MS Exchange
12 61 (23.28%) CCNA
13 55 (20.99%) CCNP
14 53 (20.23%) TCP/IP
15 52 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 48 (18.32%) MS Office
17 47 (17.94%) VoIP
18 46 (17.56%) MPLS
19 45 (17.18%) Data Centre
20 44 (16.79%) SAN
20 44 (16.79%) Wireless
21 41 (15.65%) Finance
21 41 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
22 40 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
22 40 (15.27%) BGP
23 39 (14.89%) Degree
24 37 (14.12%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (24.05%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (7.63%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.20%) IIS
6 9 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.05%) Apache
8 7 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.91%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.53%) nginx
11 3 (1.15%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.38%) Jetty
13 1 (0.38%) WordPress
13 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.38%) Documentum
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 65 (24.81%) MS Excel
2 48 (18.32%) MS Office
3 6 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Sage 50
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.29%) Office 365
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (32.06%) LAN
2 72 (27.48%) DNS
3 71 (27.10%) WAN
4 64 (24.43%) DHCP
5 63 (24.05%) VPN
6 53 (20.23%) TCP/IP
7 47 (17.94%) VoIP
8 46 (17.56%) MPLS
9 44 (16.79%) SAN
9 44 (16.79%) Wireless
10 40 (15.27%) BGP
11 34 (12.98%) Network Security
12 24 (9.16%) Internet
13 23 (8.78%) VLAN
14 20 (7.63%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (6.87%) OSPF
16 17 (6.49%) IPv4
16 17 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (4.58%) Ethernet
18 11 (4.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.96%) MySQL
3 7 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.15%) Subversion
2 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (15.65%) Finance
2 20 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.29%) Retail
4 5 (1.91%) Banking
5 2 (0.76%) Local Government
5 2 (0.76%) Law
5 2 (0.76%) Legal
5 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (22.52%) Network Engineer
2 40 (15.27%) Support Engineer
3 36 (13.74%) Analyst
4 25 (9.54%) Architect
5 20 (7.63%) Support Analyst
6 18 (6.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.49%) IT Support
8 16 (6.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (6.11%) Consultant
9 13 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (4.58%) Network Analyst
10 12 (4.58%) Security Architect
11 10 (3.82%) Network Support
11 10 (3.82%) Technical Support
12 9 (3.44%) Network Security Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) Design Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) Security Engineer
12 9 (3.44%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.29%) EDI
2 5 (1.91%) Middleware
2 5 (1.91%) Web Services
3 4 (1.53%) LAMP
4 3 (1.15%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.76%) COM
5 2 (0.76%) JSP
6 1 (0.38%) HTML
6 1 (0.38%) EJB
6 1 (0.38%) CSS
6 1 (0.38%) RSS
6 1 (0.38%) XMPP
6 1 (0.38%) jQuery
6 1 (0.38%) HTML5
6 1 (0.38%) Memcached
6 1 (0.38%) CSS3
6 1 (0.38%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.18%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.20%) N-Tier
3 11 (4.20%) Clustering
4 9 (3.44%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.05%) Replication
5 8 (3.05%) iPhone
5 8 (3.05%) iPad
6 7 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.53%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.15%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.15%) CESG
10 3 (1.15%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.15%) PKI
10 3 (1.15%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 128 (48.85%) Windows
2 41 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (11.45%) Linux
5 25 (9.54%) Windows 7
6 24 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (8.02%) Windows 8
8 20 (7.63%) UNIX
9 11 (4.20%) Android
10 9 (3.44%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.67%) Solaris
11 7 (2.67%) Debian
11 7 (2.67%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.29%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.29%) CentOS
12 6 (2.29%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.38%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.57%) ITIL
2 33 (12.60%) Project Management
3 29 (11.07%) Information Security
4 23 (8.78%) Network Design
5 20 (7.63%) PRINCE2
6 19 (7.25%) Incident Management
7 18 (6.87%) Service Delivery
7 18 (6.87%) Change Management
7 18 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (6.49%) Load Balancing
9 15 (5.73%) Network Management
10 14 (5.34%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (5.34%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.58%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (4.58%) Change Control
12 11 (4.20%) Network Architecture
12 11 (4.20%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (4.20%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (4.20%) Infrastructure Management
13 10 (3.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.45%) SQL
2 9 (3.44%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.29%) PHP
4 4 (1.53%) Ruby
5 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.76%) VB
6 2 (0.76%) C
6 2 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.38%) Java
7 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) Python
7 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (32.06%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (23.28%) CCNA
3 55 (20.99%) CCNP
4 39 (14.89%) Degree
5 33 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (8.78%) CISSP
7 16 (6.11%) MCSE
8 14 (5.34%) CCDA
8 14 (5.34%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (5.34%) CCENT
9 12 (4.58%) MCDST
10 10 (3.82%) CCIE
11 9 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.44%) Security Cleared
12 8 (3.05%) NCDA
13 7 (2.67%) CISM
13 7 (2.67%) CCSP
14 5 (1.91%) MCTS
14 5 (1.91%) JNCIS
15 4 (1.53%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.21%) SLA
2 14 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.76%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 66 (25.19%) Active Directory
2 52 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (12.60%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.25%) vSphere
5 17 (6.49%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.67%) ISA Server
7 6 (2.29%) XenApp
8 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.53%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.53%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.53%) pfSense
9 3 (1.15%) XenServer
10 2 (0.76%) NFS
10 2 (0.76%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.38%) Xen
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.38%) Snort
11 1 (0.38%) Varnish
11 1 (0.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (2.67%) SCCM
2 6 (2.29%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.91%) SCVMM
3 5 (1.91%) Puppet
4 4 (1.53%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.53%) SCOM
4 4 (1.53%) Nagios
4 4 (1.53%) ARCserve
4 4 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.15%) Cisco LMS
5 3 (1.15%) Opsview
5 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.76%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.38%) Ansible
7 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 125 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 122 (46.56%) Cisco
3 71 (27.10%) VMware
4 37 (14.12%) Citrix
5 28 (10.69%) NetApp
6 25 (9.54%) CheckPoint
7 22 (8.40%) Juniper
8 11 (4.20%) HP
8 11 (4.20%) Symantec
9 10 (3.82%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.44%) Oracle
10 9 (3.44%) Apple
11 8 (3.05%) Dell
11 8 (3.05%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.05%) F5
12 7 (2.67%) Blue Coat
12 7 (2.67%) Websense
12 7 (2.67%) EMC
13 6 (2.29%) IBM
13 6 (2.29%) Wyse
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