The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 55 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.16% 2.30% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.97% 15.91% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 12
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
117 88 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.06% 14.45% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 94 70 107
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
North West

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
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 25 July 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 9 £45,000 -14.28% 1
St Helens - 5 - -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) DNS
2 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 21 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 19 (67.86%) ITIL
5 17 (60.71%) HP
5 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
6 15 (53.57%) LDAP
6 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
7 14 (50.00%) Kerberos
7 14 (50.00%) NFS
7 14 (50.00%) IPsec
7 14 (50.00%) PKI
8 13 (46.43%) VB.NET
8 13 (46.43%) .NET
9 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
9 11 (39.29%) MCSE
9 11 (39.29%) DHCP
9 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (39.29%) MCITP
10 10 (35.71%) HP SIM
10 10 (35.71%) Server Monitoring
10 10 (35.71%) Dell
10 10 (35.71%) IBM
11 9 (32.14%) Linux
11 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
11 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (28.57%) VB
12 8 (28.57%) VMware

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (17.86%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) DNS
2 15 (53.57%) LDAP
2 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 14 (50.00%) Kerberos
3 14 (50.00%) IPsec
4 11 (39.29%) DHCP
5 6 (21.43%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) SSL
6 5 (17.86%) VLAN
6 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (17.86%) LAN
6 5 (17.86%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) Intranet
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.57%) VPN
8 1 (3.57%) VoIP
8 1 (3.57%) HTTP
8 1 (3.57%) Wireless
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security
8 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (17.86%) MySQL
General
1 5 (17.86%) Multimedia
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Technical Support
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) ICT Technician
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Technician
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) WSH
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) PKI
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) VLE
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
4 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (17.86%) Software Deployment
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 1 (3.57%) Network Design
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (46.43%) VB.NET
3 8 (28.57%) VB
4 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) MCSE
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (39.29%) MCITP
2 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) CISM
3 2 (7.14%) ISSAP
3 2 (7.14%) ISSMP
3 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) NFS
3 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.71%) XenServer
6 2 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) HP SIM
2 5 (17.86%) SCCM
3 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
1 17 (60.71%) HP
2 10 (35.71%) Dell
2 10 (35.71%) IBM
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.57%) Aruba
7 1 (3.57%) CA
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 22 days ago