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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 36 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.70% 1.76% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.95% 16.36% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 11
Median salary £33,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.60% +27.77%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
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
105 55 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.44% 10.78% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 92 39 84
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 June 2016.

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 24 June 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
Liverpool +5 11 £40,000 -30.43% 5
St Helens 0 3 £32,000 -44.34%
Birkenhead - 1 - - 2
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 16 (53.33%) VMware
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (36.67%) Office 365
6 11 (36.67%) VPN
6 11 (36.67%) Information Security
7 10 (33.33%) LAN
8 9 (30.00%) MCSE
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (30.00%) HP
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (26.67%) Avaya
9 8 (26.67%) SQL
9 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (23.33%) Wireless
10 7 (23.33%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (20.00%) Replication
11 6 (20.00%) SonicWALL
11 6 (20.00%) MCITP
11 6 (20.00%) WLAN

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 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) TWiki
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) VPN
2 10 (33.33%) LAN
3 7 (23.33%) Wireless
4 6 (20.00%) WLAN
5 5 (16.67%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) DNS
6 4 (13.33%) SAN
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.67%) DSL
8 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
8 2 (6.67%) Network Security
8 2 (6.67%) SMTP
8 2 (6.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) IT Support
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) ICT Support
2 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Network Support
3 5 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Support Technician
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Support Assistant
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (10.00%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Information Security
2 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.67%) Network Design
4 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (10.00%) Email Filtering
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Security Management
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Web Filtering
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) MCSE
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) HP
4 8 (26.67%) Avaya
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (20.00%) Dell
5 6 (20.00%) Meraki
5 6 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 6 (20.00%) Sophos
6 5 (16.67%) Aruba
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) Apple
8 2 (6.67%) EMC
9 1 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (3.33%) NetApp
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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