The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 63 72 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 131 118 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.86% 3.61% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.20% 22.82% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 122 97 95
Median salary £41,750 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
500 517 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.75% 15.81% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 433 423 453
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Manchester

Firewall
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +12 7 £32,000 +21.90% 2
Bury - 7 £35,500 -
Rochdale +5 6 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Bolton +10 4 £52,500 +20.00% 4
Oldham -5 1 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Sale - 1 £32,500 - 1
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 134 (54.69%) Windows
2 109 (44.49%) Cisco
3 106 (43.27%) Microsoft
4 88 (35.92%) ITIL
5 84 (34.29%) VMware
5 84 (34.29%) Windows Server
6 81 (33.06%) Active Directory
7 73 (29.80%) LAN
8 69 (28.16%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (24.90%) VPN
10 60 (24.49%) WAN
11 55 (22.45%) Juniper
12 54 (22.04%) CheckPoint
13 50 (20.41%) CCNA
14 47 (19.18%) Linux
15 46 (18.78%) TCP/IP
15 46 (18.78%) MS Exchange
16 45 (18.37%) DNS
17 44 (17.96%) VLAN
18 43 (17.55%) CCNP
19 41 (16.73%) Network Security
20 40 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (16.33%) SQL
20 40 (16.33%) Information Security
21 39 (15.92%) DHCP
22 37 (15.10%) Windows Server 2008
22 37 (15.10%) Office 365
23 35 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
24 34 (13.88%) MS Excel
25 32 (13.06%) MS Office

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (18.78%) MS Exchange
2 26 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (7.76%) CloudStack
3 19 (7.76%) JBoss
3 19 (7.76%) OpenStack
3 19 (7.76%) WebLogic
3 19 (7.76%) WebSphere
4 16 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.27%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.04%) Apache
7 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.63%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.63%) WordPress
9 3 (1.22%) IIS
10 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (13.88%) MS Excel
2 32 (13.06%) MS Office
3 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Infor M3
1 4 (1.63%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.10%) Office 365
2 29 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.67%) IaaS
5 5 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.22%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.41%) SaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (29.80%) LAN
2 61 (24.90%) VPN
3 60 (24.49%) WAN
4 46 (18.78%) TCP/IP
5 45 (18.37%) DNS
6 44 (17.96%) VLAN
7 41 (16.73%) Network Security
8 39 (15.92%) DHCP
9 35 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (12.65%) MPLS
10 31 (12.65%) Wireless
11 29 (11.84%) SAN
12 26 (10.61%) VoIP
13 25 (10.20%) Internet
14 19 (7.76%) BGP
15 17 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (6.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 16 (6.53%) SSL
17 15 (6.12%) IPsec
18 13 (5.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.86%) MySQL
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (8.57%) Finance
2 17 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.71%) Law
4 6 (2.45%) Legal
5 4 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (18.78%) Network Engineer
2 45 (18.37%) Analyst
3 22 (8.98%) IT Engineer
4 21 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 20 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 20 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (7.76%) IT Support
7 18 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (6.94%) Security Engineer
9 16 (6.53%) Security Specialist
10 15 (6.12%) Security Analyst
10 15 (6.12%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.31%) Administrator
11 13 (5.31%) Cisco Engineer
11 13 (5.31%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 12 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.76%) .NET
2 6 (2.45%) HTML
3 4 (1.63%) Middleware
3 4 (1.63%) WAP
4 3 (1.22%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.22%) XMPP
5 1 (0.41%) Celery
5 1 (0.41%) COM
5 1 (0.41%) Django
5 1 (0.41%) LAMP
5 1 (0.41%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.08%) Clustering
5 7 (2.86%) CCTV
5 7 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.45%) FMCG
6 6 (2.45%) PKI
7 5 (2.04%) AS400
7 5 (2.04%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.04%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.63%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.63%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.63%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (1.63%) iSeries
8 4 (1.63%) Replication
9 3 (1.22%) iPad
9 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 134 (54.69%) Windows
2 84 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 47 (19.18%) Linux
4 37 (15.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (12.65%) Unix
6 25 (10.20%) Windows 7
7 18 (7.35%) Windows 8
7 18 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (6.94%) Windows 10
9 8 (3.27%) CentOS
9 8 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.86%) Android
10 7 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.45%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.04%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.82%) Fedora
13 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (35.92%) ITIL
2 40 (16.33%) Information Security
3 29 (11.84%) SIEM
4 22 (8.98%) DevOps
5 21 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (8.57%) Scrum
5 21 (8.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 20 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 19 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (7.76%) DSDM
7 19 (7.76%) Load Balancing
7 19 (7.76%) OWASP
7 19 (7.76%) RUP
7 19 (7.76%) Service Management
8 18 (7.35%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (6.53%) High Availability
10 16 (6.53%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (6.12%) Change Management
12 14 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.33%) SQL
2 21 (8.57%) Python
3 19 (7.76%) Bash Shell
3 19 (7.76%) Ruby
3 19 (7.76%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.49%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.27%) PHP
6 4 (1.63%) Java
7 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (28.16%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (20.41%) CCNA
3 43 (17.55%) CCNP
4 21 (8.57%) Degree
5 20 (8.16%) CISSP
6 17 (6.94%) CISM
7 15 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (5.31%) CCIE
8 13 (5.31%) CCSE
9 8 (3.27%) MCSE
10 6 (2.45%) CCSA
11 5 (2.04%) MCSA
11 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.63%) ISACA
13 3 (1.22%) CCSP
13 3 (1.22%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (1.22%) HND
13 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.22%) MCP
14 2 (0.82%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (7.35%) SLA
3 9 (3.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.82%) COBIT
5 2 (0.82%) COSO
5 2 (0.82%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.41%) ISO27002
System Software
1 81 (33.06%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (12.24%) vSphere
4 25 (10.20%) XenServer
5 19 (7.76%) Xen
6 14 (5.71%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.27%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.82%) vCloud
9 2 (0.82%) XenApp
10 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.41%) iptables
10 1 (0.41%) NFS
10 1 (0.41%) Postfix
10 1 (0.41%) Snort
10 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (8.16%) Tivoli
2 19 (7.76%) Cobbler
2 19 (7.76%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (7.76%) Puppet
3 11 (4.49%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.45%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (2.45%) WSUS
5 5 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.04%) SCCM
6 4 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.22%) Nagios
7 3 (1.22%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.82%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.41%) Cacti
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.41%) Proventia
9 1 (0.41%) SCOM
9 1 (0.41%) SmokePing
9 1 (0.41%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 109 (44.49%) Cisco
2 106 (43.27%) Microsoft
3 84 (34.29%) VMware
4 55 (22.45%) Juniper
5 54 (22.04%) CheckPoint
6 24 (9.80%) F5
7 19 (7.76%) Citrix
7 19 (7.76%) EnterpriseDB
7 19 (7.76%) HP
7 19 (7.76%) Oracle
8 18 (7.35%) Intel Security
9 12 (4.90%) Symantec
9 12 (4.90%) Veeam
10 11 (4.49%) NetApp
10 11 (4.49%) Nimble Storage
11 10 (4.08%) MobileIron
12 8 (3.27%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.86%) 3PAR
13 7 (2.86%) ScanSafe
13 7 (2.86%) Sophos
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Sale
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Altrincham
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago