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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 49 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.10% 1.61% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.50% 12.35% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 8
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £33,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £65,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
113 81 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.26% 13.06% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 89 65 91
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +6 7 £50,000 -23.07% 2
St Helens - 5 - -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
3 24 (75.00%) DNS
4 20 (62.50%) PowerShell
5 19 (59.38%) ITIL
6 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
7 16 (50.00%) HP
8 15 (46.88%) LDAP
8 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
9 14 (43.75%) Kerberos
9 14 (43.75%) NFS
9 14 (43.75%) .NET
9 14 (43.75%) PKI
9 14 (43.75%) IPsec
10 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
11 12 (37.50%) DHCP
12 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
12 11 (34.38%) MCSE
12 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (34.38%) MCITP
13 10 (31.25%) HP SIM
13 10 (31.25%) Dell
13 10 (31.25%) IBM
13 10 (31.25%) Linux
13 10 (31.25%) Server Monitoring
14 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
14 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (25.00%) Degree
15 8 (25.00%) VMware

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) DNS
2 15 (46.88%) LDAP
2 15 (46.88%) TCP/IP
3 14 (43.75%) Kerberos
3 14 (43.75%) IPsec
4 12 (37.50%) DHCP
5 7 (21.88%) LAN
5 7 (21.88%) WAN
6 6 (18.75%) Internet
7 5 (15.63%) Intranet
7 5 (15.63%) SSL
7 5 (15.63%) VLAN
7 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless
9 2 (6.25%) SAN
9 2 (6.25%) VoIP
9 2 (6.25%) VPN
10 1 (3.13%) RIP
10 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
1 5 (15.63%) Law
1 5 (15.63%) Multimedia
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Technical Support
2 5 (15.63%) Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) ICT Technician
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Technician
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) WSH
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) PKI
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) VLE
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Linux
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
6 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
6 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
7 3 (9.38%) UNIX
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (15.63%) Software Deployment
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Management
7 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
3 7 (21.88%) VB
4 5 (15.63%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) MCSE
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (34.38%) MCITP
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) CISM
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) CISSP
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) ISSAP
3 3 (9.38%) ISSMP
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) NFS
3 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.25%) XenServer
6 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) HP SIM
2 5 (15.63%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) HP
3 10 (31.25%) Dell
3 10 (31.25%) IBM
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.25%) Kaspersky
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
9 1 (3.13%) CA
9 1 (3.13%) Juniper
9 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.13%) Aruba
9 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
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