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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 60 51 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.96% 1.87% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.94% 11.39% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 10
Average salary £32,750 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.75% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.10% 16.42% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -8 12 £34,000 -3.54% 1
Southport - 1 £18,000 -
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (87.10%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 20 (64.52%) WAN
3 20 (64.52%) VMware
3 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (61.29%) DNS
5 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
6 14 (45.16%) Linux
7 13 (41.94%) ITIL
7 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
7 13 (41.94%) HP
7 13 (41.94%) Cisco
8 12 (38.71%) DHCP
8 12 (38.71%) LAN
8 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
9 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
9 11 (35.48%) VPN
9 11 (35.48%) SAN
10 10 (32.26%) EMC
10 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
11 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (25.81%) VLAN
12 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
12 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (25.81%) Solaris
13 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
13 7 (22.58%) vSphere
14 6 (19.35%) XenServer
14 6 (19.35%) Kaspersky

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
1 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) WAN
2 19 (61.29%) DNS
3 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
4 12 (38.71%) DHCP
4 12 (38.71%) LAN
5 11 (35.48%) VPN
5 11 (35.48%) SAN
6 8 (25.81%) VLAN
7 6 (19.35%) IPsec
7 6 (19.35%) Kerberos
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (9.68%) Internet
9 3 (9.68%) SMTP
10 2 (6.45%) NAS
10 2 (6.45%) SSH
10 2 (6.45%) SNMP
10 2 (6.45%) WLAN
10 2 (6.45%) LDAP
10 2 (6.45%) Extranet
10 2 (6.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) WSH
2 5 (16.13%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) PKI
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Statistics
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.81%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Network Design
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) VB
3 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCSE
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) MCITP
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 20 (64.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
4 7 (22.58%) vSphere
5 6 (19.35%) XenServer
5 6 (19.35%) NFS
6 5 (16.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
2 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
2 6 (19.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.45%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) HP
3 13 (41.94%) Cisco
4 10 (32.26%) EMC
4 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
5 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
6 6 (19.35%) Kaspersky
6 6 (19.35%) Symantec
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Apple
8 1 (3.23%) CA
8 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
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