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 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 52 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.80% 1.18% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.25% 10.45% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £39,600 £45,000
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 67 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.78% 11.26% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 54 49 76
Average salary £32,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 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 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
Liverpool +11 7 £23,000 -26.98% 1
Prescot - 1 £42,500 -
Wirral - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Law
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) DNS
5 6 (31.58%) DHCP
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) MS Office
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
5 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
5 6 (31.58%) UNIX
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) CISSP
6 5 (26.32%) CISM
6 5 (26.32%) Information Security
6 5 (26.32%) Retail
6 5 (26.32%) ISSAP
6 5 (26.32%) ISSMP
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) Juniper
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) Avaya

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) OpenEdge
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) VLAN
6 2 (10.53%) PSTN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) SMTP
6 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) ADSL
6 2 (10.53%) ISDN
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WEP
6 2 (10.53%) WPA
6 2 (10.53%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) DMZ
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.26%) MS Access
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (47.37%) Law
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Information Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) COM
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) EDI
3 1 (5.26%) WSDL
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.26%) OLE DB
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) ODBC
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
1 5 (26.32%) CISM
1 5 (26.32%) ISSAP
1 5 (26.32%) ISSMP
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Avaya
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Mitel
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) Alias
6 1 (5.26%) Sage
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Unisys
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