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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 34 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.94% 1.67% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.49% 14.55% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 14
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 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
97 55 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.89% 11.46% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81 40 79
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 £28,700 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +7 9 £50,000 -13.04% 5
St Helens 0 1 £32,000 -44.34%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Information Security
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) MCSE
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (34.78%) HP
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (30.43%) Office 365
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (30.43%) LAN
5 7 (30.43%) Avaya
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Replication
6 6 (26.09%) Wireless
6 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
6 6 (26.09%) MCITP
6 6 (26.09%) SonicWALL
6 6 (26.09%) Sophos
6 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
6 6 (26.09%) Dell
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) TWiki
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) Wireless
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (21.74%) WLAN
4 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) DSL
5 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) VPLS
5 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) ICT Support
1 6 (26.09%) IT Support
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Network Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Network Support
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Network Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Service Support Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Support Assistant
4 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) BYOD
5 1 (4.35%) CESG
5 1 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.35%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (4.35%) iPad
5 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Information Security
2 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Data Privacy
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) Security Management
5 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) MCSE
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) MCITP
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) CISSP
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.70%) CCDP
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 2 (8.70%) MCP
6 1 (4.35%) CISA
6 1 (4.35%) CLAS
6 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) COBIT
3 1 (4.35%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) VirtualBox
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) HP
4 7 (30.43%) Avaya
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 6 (26.09%) Dell
5 6 (26.09%) Meraki
5 6 (26.09%) SonicWALL
5 6 (26.09%) Sophos
6 5 (21.74%) Aruba
7 3 (13.04%) Citrix
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
9 1 (4.35%) EMC
9 1 (4.35%) NetApp
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