The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 53 50 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 8 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.40% 1.71% 7.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.43% 14.04% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 37
Average salary £27,500 £28,636 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.96% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,382 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Firewall
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 57 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.39% 12.15% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 114
Average salary £27,500 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,232
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 47 (83.93%) MS Exchange
2 46 (82.14%) Windows
3 43 (76.79%) Active Directory
4 37 (66.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 36 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (58.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (53.57%) NetApp
9 29 (51.79%) SAN
9 29 (51.79%) Cisco
9 29 (51.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 26 (46.43%) VMware
10 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
11 22 (39.29%) Lync
12 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (37.50%) LAN
12 21 (37.50%) WAN
12 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (33.93%) Hyper-V
14 19 (33.93%) Replication
14 19 (33.93%) SharePoint
14 19 (33.93%) EMC
14 19 (33.93%) Blackberry
14 19 (33.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (32.14%) SQL
16 17 (30.36%) MCSE
16 17 (30.36%) PowerShell
16 17 (30.36%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (28.57%) Wi-Fi

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 47 (83.93%) MS Exchange
2 37 (66.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 32 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (51.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (39.29%) Lync
6 19 (33.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (33.93%) SharePoint
7 17 (30.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (19.64%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (8.93%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) SAN
2 21 (37.50%) LAN
2 21 (37.50%) WAN
3 16 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (14.29%) NAS
5 7 (12.50%) VPN
6 6 (10.71%) MPLS
7 5 (8.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.14%) OSPF
8 4 (7.14%) BGP
8 4 (7.14%) EIGRP
8 4 (7.14%) DNS
8 4 (7.14%) DHCP
9 3 (5.36%) SSL
9 3 (5.36%) PPP
9 3 (5.36%) VLAN
9 3 (5.36%) IPsec
9 3 (5.36%) IPv6
10 2 (3.57%) HSRP
10 2 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Field Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.71%) IT Support
4 5 (8.93%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 4 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.14%) Exchange Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Managed Services Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Blackberry
1 19 (33.93%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) Open Source
2 2 (3.57%) HACMP
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (58.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
5 9 (16.07%) Windows 8
6 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.93%) Linux
8 3 (5.36%) UNIX
9 2 (3.57%) AIX
9 2 (3.57%) Solaris
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (8.93%) Change Management
4 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.57%) Workflow
6 2 (3.57%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.57%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.79%) Line Management
7 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 17 (30.36%) PowerShell
3 12 (21.43%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (30.36%) MCSE
3 15 (26.79%) MCSA
4 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
4 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
5 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (12.50%) CCNA
7 6 (10.71%) MCP
8 4 (7.14%) CCNP
8 4 (7.14%) MCTS
8 4 (7.14%) MCITP
9 2 (3.57%) IBM AIX Certification
10 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.79%) Degree
10 1 (1.79%) CCIP
10 1 (1.79%) CCIE
10 1 (1.79%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (76.79%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (33.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.93%) XenApp
4 5 (8.93%) XenServer
4 5 (8.93%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 2 (3.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) NetApp
2 29 (51.79%) Cisco
3 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 26 (46.43%) VMware
4 19 (33.93%) EMC
5 6 (10.71%) WatchGuard
6 5 (8.93%) Citrix
7 4 (7.14%) CA
7 4 (7.14%) HP
8 3 (5.36%) F5
8 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.57%) Dell
9 2 (3.57%) IBM
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat