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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 57 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 9 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.92% 1.60% 5.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.35% 12.68% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 32
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
England

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
85 71 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.63% 12.59% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 86
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 34 £30,000 -4.00% 2
Durham - 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 46 (64.79%) MS Exchange
2 45 (63.38%) Windows
3 42 (59.15%) Active Directory
4 33 (46.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (42.25%) Cisco
6 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (40.85%) SAN
7 29 (40.85%) NetApp
8 28 (39.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 27 (38.03%) VMware
10 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
10 25 (35.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 22 (30.99%) Lync
11 22 (30.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (26.76%) EMC
13 19 (26.76%) SharePoint
13 19 (26.76%) Replication
13 19 (26.76%) Blackberry
13 19 (26.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 18 (25.35%) MCSE
15 17 (23.94%) SQL
15 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
15 17 (23.94%) LAN
15 17 (23.94%) WAN
15 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
15 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
15 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (21.13%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 46 (64.79%) MS Exchange
2 33 (46.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (39.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (35.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (30.99%) Lync
6 19 (26.76%) SharePoint
6 19 (26.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (15.49%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (8.45%) IIS
10 1 (1.41%) Apache
10 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.85%) SAN
2 17 (23.94%) LAN
2 17 (23.94%) WAN
3 12 (16.90%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (14.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (12.68%) MPLS
5 9 (12.68%) VPN
5 9 (12.68%) NAS
6 7 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (9.86%) DNS
7 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.45%) DHCP
7 6 (8.45%) OSPF
7 6 (8.45%) BGP
7 6 (8.45%) EIGRP
8 5 (7.04%) SSL
9 4 (5.63%) PPP
9 4 (5.63%) VLAN
9 4 (5.63%) IPv6
9 4 (5.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
1 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Field Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Operations Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Web Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) IT Support
5 7 (9.86%) Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.63%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.63%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (5.63%) Messaging Specialist
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.63%) Exchange Specialist
8 4 (5.63%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Specialist
8 4 (5.63%) Messaging Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) Memcached
2 1 (1.41%) REST
2 1 (1.41%) J2EE
2 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Blackberry
1 19 (26.76%) Replication
2 12 (16.90%) Open Source
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) HACMP
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (63.38%) Windows
2 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (21.13%) Linux
6 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.23%) UNIX
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.82%) AIX
10 2 (2.82%) Solaris
11 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (12.68%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (7.04%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.82%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (2.82%) Workflow
7 2 (2.82%) Service Management
7 2 (2.82%) Six Sigma
8 1 (1.41%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.41%) Data Security
8 1 (1.41%) Time Management
8 1 (1.41%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) SQL
1 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.90%) VBScript
3 2 (2.82%) Python
4 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (25.35%) MCSE
3 15 (21.13%) MCSA
4 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
4 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.27%) CCNP
5 8 (11.27%) CCNA
6 6 (8.45%) MCP
7 4 (5.63%) MCTS
7 4 (5.63%) MCITP
8 2 (2.82%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (2.82%) CCIE
8 2 (2.82%) CCSP
9 1 (1.41%) CCDA
9 1 (1.41%) CCDP
9 1 (1.41%) CCIP
9 1 (1.41%) CCSA
9 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (59.15%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) XenApp
4 5 (7.04%) XenServer
4 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.63%) vSphere
6 2 (2.82%) GPFS
7 1 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Nagios
1 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.41%) logstash
1 1 (1.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Cisco
2 29 (40.85%) NetApp
3 27 (38.03%) VMware
4 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
5 19 (26.76%) EMC
6 6 (8.45%) Citrix
6 6 (8.45%) HP
7 5 (7.04%) F5
8 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.63%) CA
9 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.82%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.82%) Dell
10 2 (2.82%) IBM
11 1 (1.41%) Juniper
11 1 (1.41%) Veritas
11 1 (1.41%) Mitel
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