The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North West / Merseyside
Rank 47 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.35% 1.36% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.32% 9.46% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Median salary £53,573 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.05% +63.63%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
74 74 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.75% 14.40% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57 52 56
Median salary £42,500 £41,900 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.43% +30.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 March 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Firewall
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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
Liverpool +19 9 £45,000 -6.73%
Bootle - 9 £53,573 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 27 (55.10%) Cisco
2 24 (48.98%) Network Security
3 22 (44.90%) DNS
4 21 (42.86%) DHCP
4 21 (42.86%) WLAN
4 21 (42.86%) VMware
5 20 (40.82%) WAN
5 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
6 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (36.73%) VLAN
8 17 (34.69%) Service Management
8 17 (34.69%) ITIL
9 16 (32.65%) Windows
9 16 (32.65%) LAN
10 13 (26.53%) NHS
10 13 (26.53%) Citrix
10 13 (26.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (24.49%) VPN
12 11 (22.45%) Internet
12 11 (22.45%) Information Security
12 11 (22.45%) Identity Access Management
13 10 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (20.41%) Security Management
14 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (18.37%) Physics
14 9 (18.37%) Human Factors
14 9 (18.37%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
14 9 (18.37%) Meraki
14 9 (18.37%) Data Centre

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) GroupWise
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) BPCS
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) Office 365
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) Network Security
2 22 (44.90%) DNS
3 21 (42.86%) DHCP
3 21 (42.86%) WLAN
4 20 (40.82%) WAN
5 18 (36.73%) VLAN
6 16 (32.65%) LAN
7 13 (26.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (24.49%) VPN
9 11 (22.45%) Internet
10 8 (16.33%) VoIP
11 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (10.20%) DMVPN
12 5 (10.20%) IPsec
12 5 (10.20%) ISDN
12 5 (10.20%) PSTN
12 5 (10.20%) SSL
13 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (6.12%) Wireless
14 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
1 9 (18.37%) Network Analyst
1 9 (18.37%) Network Security Analyst
1 9 (18.37%) Security Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Network Security Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Technology Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.16%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Identity Management Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) NHS
2 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.24%) Driving Licence
3 6 (12.24%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (8.16%) FlexPod
5 3 (6.12%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.24%) Linux
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) ITIL
1 17 (34.69%) Service Management
2 11 (22.45%) Identity Access Management
2 11 (22.45%) Information Security
3 10 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (20.41%) Security Management
4 9 (18.37%) Human Factors
4 9 (18.37%) Physics
4 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (14.29%) Network Management
7 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
7 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (12.24%) ITSM
7 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.24%) Programme Management
7 6 (12.24%) Service Design
8 5 (10.20%) Time Management
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) C
3 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.20%) CCNA
4 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.12%) MCITP
5 3 (6.12%) NCDA
6 2 (4.08%) CCNP
7 1 (2.04%) CEH
7 1 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.04%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) MCSE
7 1 (2.04%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.04%) SSCP
7 1 (2.04%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) vSphere
4 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) NDS
5 1 (2.04%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (2.04%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Cisco
2 21 (42.86%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) Citrix
4 9 (18.37%) Meraki
4 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.29%) HP
6 5 (10.20%) EMC
7 3 (6.12%) NetApp
8 2 (4.08%) Aruba
8 2 (4.08%) Mitel
8 2 (4.08%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.04%) Apple
9 1 (2.04%) Brocade
9 1 (2.04%) FireEye
9 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds