The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 56 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.03% 1.92% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 15.79% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 7
Average salary £21,000 £31,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,650 £36,400 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 76 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.34% 12.16% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 77
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Firewall
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Merseyside region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Merseyside

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Firewall
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Liverpool +9 4 £19,000 -39.68% 2
Prescot - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Law
4 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) DMZ
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) COM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) OpenEdge
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) ADSL
4 2 (16.67%) ISDN
4 2 (16.67%) PSTN
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) WEP
4 2 (16.67%) WPA
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) DMZ
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Telnet
5 1 (8.33%) SSH
5 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (25.00%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) COM
1 2 (16.67%) EDI
2 1 (8.33%) WSDL
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) OLE DB
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) ODBC
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
3 1 (8.33%) ISSMP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Juniper
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Avaya
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Aruba
4 1 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Alias
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Unisys
Merseyside
Equals One
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Equals One
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago