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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 48 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 30 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.24% 4.67% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 25.00% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 11
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
150 92 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.19% 18.66% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 95 62 50
Median salary £44,000 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £53,140 £50,000
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -16 26 £45,000 +2.85% 5
St Helens -4 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Wirral -8 1 £24,000 -46.66%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 31 (54.39%) WLAN
2 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
3 27 (47.37%) WAN
3 27 (47.37%) LAN
4 26 (45.61%) DNS
5 24 (42.11%) DHCP
6 22 (38.60%) Cisco
7 20 (35.09%) Windows
8 19 (33.33%) Service Management
9 17 (29.82%) VLAN
9 17 (29.82%) Network Security
10 16 (28.07%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (28.07%) VMware
10 16 (28.07%) NHS
11 15 (26.32%) Internet
12 14 (24.56%) VPN
12 14 (24.56%) Security Management
13 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (22.81%) Identity Access Management
13 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
14 12 (21.05%) Meraki
15 11 (19.30%) Wireless
15 11 (19.30%) Network Design
16 10 (17.54%) Network Management
17 9 (15.79%) Driving Licence
17 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
18 8 (14.04%) ITSM
18 8 (14.04%) Programme Management
18 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.75%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) BPCS
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (54.39%) WLAN
2 27 (47.37%) LAN
2 27 (47.37%) WAN
3 26 (45.61%) DNS
4 24 (42.11%) DHCP
5 17 (29.82%) Network Security
5 17 (29.82%) VLAN
6 16 (28.07%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (26.32%) Internet
8 14 (24.56%) VPN
9 11 (19.30%) Wireless
10 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (14.04%) VoIP
12 5 (8.77%) MPLS
13 4 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (7.02%) DMVPN
13 4 (7.02%) IPsec
13 4 (7.02%) ISDN
13 4 (7.02%) PSTN
13 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Law
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Network Security Manager
2 8 (14.04%) Security Manager
2 8 (14.04%) WLAN Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Network Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Technology Manager
4 5 (8.77%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Identity Management Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) IT Security Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) NHS
2 9 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 8 (14.04%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.26%) iPad
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) Replication
6 2 (3.51%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.75%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Service Management
2 14 (24.56%) Security Management
3 13 (22.81%) Identity Access Management
4 11 (19.30%) Network Design
5 10 (17.54%) Network Management
6 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.04%) Data Protection
6 8 (14.04%) ITIL
6 8 (14.04%) ITSM
6 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
6 8 (14.04%) Programme Management
6 8 (14.04%) Service Design
7 6 (10.53%) Time Management
7 6 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.02%) Information Security
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) Software Deployment
9 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) C
2 2 (3.51%) C#
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.28%) CCNP
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.02%) CCNA
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) CEH
7 1 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.75%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.75%) SSCP
7 1 (1.75%) VCAP
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) vSphere
4 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.51%) XenApp
5 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.75%) NDS
6 1 (1.75%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (1.75%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Nagios
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
1 1 (1.75%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Cisco
2 16 (28.07%) VMware
3 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.05%) Meraki
5 8 (14.04%) Aruba
6 7 (12.28%) Citrix
7 6 (10.53%) EMC
7 6 (10.53%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) Apple
9 2 (3.51%) Avaya
9 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.75%) Brocade
10 1 (1.75%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
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