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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.20% 2.16% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.84% 18.03% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 10
Median salary £33,000 £51,250 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.60% +33.98%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
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
83 61 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.24% 11.96% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 71 50 61
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 1 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 +8 4 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 10 (38.46%) Information Security
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 8 (30.77%) LAN
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (26.92%) Project Management
7 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
7 7 (26.92%) Replication
8 6 (23.08%) Wireless
8 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (23.08%) CISSP
8 6 (23.08%) Avaya
8 6 (23.08%) SAN
8 6 (23.08%) MCSE
8 6 (23.08%) WLAN
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (19.23%) Meraki
9 5 (19.23%) Data Privacy
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (19.23%) Aruba

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 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) TWiki
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
2 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 6 (23.08%) Wireless
2 6 (23.08%) WLAN
3 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
4 4 (15.38%) WebEx
5 3 (11.54%) NAS
5 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 5 (19.23%) Legal
3 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 3 (11.54%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Wireless Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 4 (15.38%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) ICT Assistant
4 3 (11.54%) ICT Manager
4 3 (11.54%) ICT Support
4 3 (11.54%) IT Assistant
4 3 (11.54%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support Assistant
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.85%) BYOD
6 1 (3.85%) CESG
6 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (3.85%) iPad
6 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Information Security
3 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
5 5 (19.23%) Data Privacy
5 5 (19.23%) Network Design
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 4 (15.38%) ISMS
6 4 (15.38%) Security Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (23.08%) CISSP
3 6 (23.08%) MCSE
4 5 (19.23%) CISM
5 4 (15.38%) CISA
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (11.54%) CCNA
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (11.54%) MCITP
6 3 (11.54%) MCP
6 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.69%) CCDP
7 2 (7.69%) MCSA
8 1 (3.85%) CCNP
8 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.85%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
2 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (7.69%) ISO22301
3 2 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (7.69%) SLA
4 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cacti
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) Avaya
5 5 (19.23%) Aruba
5 5 (19.23%) Meraki
6 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) Dell
6 4 (15.38%) EMC
6 4 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) SonicWALL
7 3 (11.54%) Sophos
7 3 (11.54%) Symantec
8 2 (7.69%) NetApp
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.85%) Veeam
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