The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / North East
Rank 46 66 44
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 25 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.01% 1.79% 5.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.94% 18.33% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 18
Median salary £30,000 £27,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £41,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 60 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.50% 9.74% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 104 51 55
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Firewall
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Firewall Salary Trend in the North East

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the North East

Firewall
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Tyne and Wear +19 21 £30,000 +25.00% 4
Durham +1 2 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (55.56%) Cisco
3 27 (50.00%) Windows
4 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 22 (40.74%) VMware
5 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
5 19 (35.19%) DNS
6 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 18 (33.33%) MS Office
6 18 (33.33%) Citrix
6 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (29.63%) DHCP
8 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
9 14 (25.93%) Backup Exec
9 14 (25.93%) Hyper-V
9 14 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (25.93%) VLAN
10 13 (24.07%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (24.07%) SAN
10 13 (24.07%) Presales
11 12 (22.22%) Symantec
11 12 (22.22%) Sophos
11 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 12 (22.22%) Information Security
11 12 (22.22%) Office 365
12 11 (20.37%) VPN
12 11 (20.37%) SMTP
12 11 (20.37%) LAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) nginx
6 1 (1.85%) Confluence
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) Liferay
6 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) Office 365
3 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.56%) PaaS
4 3 (5.56%) Route 53
4 3 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.19%) DNS
2 16 (29.63%) DHCP
3 14 (25.93%) VLAN
4 13 (24.07%) SAN
5 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 11 (20.37%) LAN
6 11 (20.37%) SMTP
6 11 (20.37%) VPN
7 10 (18.52%) DMZ
7 10 (18.52%) WAN
8 8 (14.81%) VoIP
9 6 (11.11%) Network Security
10 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (7.41%) HTTP
10 4 (7.41%) Wireless
11 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (3.70%) Internet
12 2 (3.70%) LDAP
12 2 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) Redis
4 1 (1.85%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
1 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
1 10 (18.52%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) LAMP
2 3 (5.56%) WAP
3 1 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Clustering
2 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 5 (9.26%) Replication
5 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
5 11 (20.37%) Linux
6 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.26%) CentOS
8 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Presales
2 12 (22.22%) Information Security
3 10 (18.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 10 (18.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 9 (16.67%) Change Control
5 8 (14.81%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
7 6 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.26%) Security Operations
8 5 (9.26%) Service Management
9 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.41%) DevOps
9 4 (7.41%) Email Filtering
9 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.41%) Web Filtering
10 3 (5.56%) Migration
10 3 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.96%) CCNA
3 7 (12.96%) CISA
3 7 (12.96%) CISM
3 7 (12.96%) CISSP
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.96%) SSCP
4 5 (9.26%) MCSA
5 4 (7.41%) CEH
5 4 (7.41%) MCSE
5 4 (7.41%) SANS
6 2 (3.70%) CCNP
6 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.85%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) MCT
7 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.96%) vSphere
5 6 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (3.70%) NFS
8 2 (3.70%) XenApp
9 1 (1.85%) Docker
9 1 (1.85%) Firmware
9 1 (1.85%) Gluster
9 1 (1.85%) iptables
9 1 (1.85%) LXC
9 1 (1.85%) Shibboleth
9 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.70%) Salt
3 2 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) Cacti
4 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.85%) Graphite
4 1 (1.85%) Graylog
4 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.85%) Icinga
4 1 (1.85%) logstash
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (55.56%) Cisco
3 22 (40.74%) VMware
4 18 (33.33%) Citrix
5 12 (22.22%) Sophos
5 12 (22.22%) Symantec
6 11 (20.37%) HP
7 9 (16.67%) Intel Security
7 9 (16.67%) Qualys
7 9 (16.67%) Tripwire
8 7 (12.96%) ArcSight
8 7 (12.96%) Dell
8 7 (12.96%) Forcepoint
9 5 (9.26%) arcserve
9 5 (9.26%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (3.70%) AppSense
10 2 (3.70%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.85%) Draytek
11 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
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