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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North West / Merseyside
Rank 52 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.14% 3.21% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.84% 17.89% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 6
Median salary £44,000 £47,500 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +36.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £34,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £57,450 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
87 95 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.36% 17.96% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 63 62 41
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,800 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -7 15 £44,000 -7.36% 1
Bootle - 3 £53,573 - 1
Wirral - 1 £24,000 - 1
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 29 (59.18%) WLAN
2 25 (51.02%) DNS
3 24 (48.98%) Cisco
4 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
4 23 (46.94%) WAN
4 23 (46.94%) DHCP
5 22 (44.90%) LAN
6 20 (40.82%) Service Management
6 20 (40.82%) Network Security
7 19 (38.78%) VLAN
8 16 (32.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (32.65%) NHS
9 13 (26.53%) Internet
9 13 (26.53%) Windows
9 13 (26.53%) VMware
9 13 (26.53%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (24.49%) Meraki
10 12 (24.49%) Security Management
11 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (22.45%) ITIL
12 10 (20.41%) VoIP
12 10 (20.41%) Network Management
13 9 (18.37%) VPN
13 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
13 9 (18.37%) Network Design
14 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (16.33%) ITSM
14 8 (16.33%) Programme Management
14 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
14 8 (16.33%) Video Conferencing

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 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.04%) GroupWise
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) BPCS
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (59.18%) WLAN
2 25 (51.02%) DNS
3 23 (46.94%) DHCP
3 23 (46.94%) WAN
4 22 (44.90%) LAN
5 20 (40.82%) Network Security
6 19 (38.78%) VLAN
7 16 (32.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (26.53%) Internet
9 10 (20.41%) VoIP
10 9 (18.37%) VPN
11 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (16.33%) Wireless
12 5 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (10.20%) DMVPN
12 5 (10.20%) IPsec
12 5 (10.20%) ISDN
12 5 (10.20%) PSTN
13 4 (8.16%) SSL
14 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Network Security Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Security Manager
3 7 (14.29%) WLAN Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Network Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Technology Manager
5 5 (10.20%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Identity Management Specialist
6 4 (8.16%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (8.16%) Security Specialist
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) NHS
2 8 (16.33%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.12%) Physics
5 3 (6.12%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Service Management
2 13 (26.53%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (24.49%) Security Management
4 11 (22.45%) ITIL
5 10 (20.41%) Network Management
6 9 (18.37%) Network Design
7 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.33%) Data Protection
7 8 (16.33%) ITSM
7 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.33%) Programme Management
7 8 (16.33%) Service Design
8 6 (12.24%) Time Management
8 6 (12.24%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.16%) Information Security
9 4 (8.16%) Software Deployment
10 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) C
3 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.16%) CCNP
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) CEH
5 1 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.04%) SSCP
5 1 (2.04%) VCAP
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
6 1 (2.04%) NDS
6 1 (2.04%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (2.04%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Cisco
2 13 (26.53%) VMware
3 12 (24.49%) Meraki
4 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.33%) Citrix
6 7 (14.29%) Aruba
7 5 (10.20%) HP
8 4 (8.16%) EMC
9 2 (4.08%) Mitel
9 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.08%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.04%) Apple
10 1 (2.04%) Brocade
10 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
Liverpool, Merseyside
Acorn Insurance
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Office for Nuclear Regulation
Salary: From £49,946 to £57,199 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago