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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 47 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.15% 2.76% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 17.31% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 8
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
56 104 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.96% 15.95% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 81 58
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 3 July 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 3 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
Liverpool +9 9 £57,500 +27.77% 2
St Helens 0 4 £57,500 -
Wirral - 1 £37,500 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (25.00%) COBIT
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) MCP
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) SMTP
6 2 (12.50%) Ethernet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) OpenEdge
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) WEP
5 2 (12.50%) WPA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) SMTP
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) PSTN
5 2 (12.50%) ADSL
5 2 (12.50%) ISDN
5 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) WinDbg
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) COM
2 1 (6.25%) ODBC
2 1 (6.25%) WSDL
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.25%) OLE DB
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) ERP
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCP
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Unisys
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Sage
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Alias
4 1 (6.25%) Mitel
4 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam
4 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
Liverpool, Merseyside
University of Liverpool
Salary: From £38,511 to £48,743 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago