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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 32 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 54 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.11% 1.46% 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 49.54% 11.69% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 19
Average salary £28,140 £33,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.36% +0.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,250 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £44,250 £48,000
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
109 77 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.34% 12.46% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 74 52 74
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,750 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +25 48 £27,500 -18.51% 7
Northumberland - 2 £50,000 -
Durham +2 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 37 (55.22%) MS Exchange
2 37 (55.22%) Active Directory
3 29 (43.28%) Cisco
3 29 (43.28%) VMware
4 27 (40.30%) SAN
5 26 (38.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
6 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (35.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (34.33%) NetApp
9 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (29.85%) Linux
10 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
11 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (28.36%) Hyper-V
11 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (26.87%) Lync
13 17 (25.37%) MCSE
14 16 (23.88%) SQL
14 16 (23.88%) ITIL
14 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
15 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
15 15 (22.39%) EMC
15 15 (22.39%) Blackberry
15 15 (22.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 15 (22.39%) Replication
16 14 (20.90%) MCSA
16 14 (20.90%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 37 (55.22%) MS Exchange
2 24 (35.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (26.87%) Lync
5 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
5 15 (22.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (10.45%) IIS
7 7 (10.45%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.99%) Apache
9 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.30%) SAN
2 14 (20.90%) LAN
2 14 (20.90%) WAN
3 11 (16.42%) DNS
4 10 (14.93%) DHCP
4 10 (14.93%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (13.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (13.43%) NAS
6 7 (10.45%) VPN
7 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.96%) MPLS
8 5 (7.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (5.97%) OSPF
9 4 (5.97%) BGP
9 4 (5.97%) EIGRP
9 4 (5.97%) SSL
9 4 (5.97%) Network Security
10 3 (4.48%) IPv6
10 3 (4.48%) POP3
10 3 (4.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Subversion
1 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.48%) Banking
1 3 (4.48%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Field Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Web Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) IT Support
7 4 (5.97%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Technical Support
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Exchange Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (4.48%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Messaging Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) Memcached
2 1 (1.49%) REST
2 1 (1.49%) J2EE
2 1 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Replication
1 15 (22.39%) Blackberry
2 12 (17.91%) Open Source
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.99%) HACMP
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 26 (38.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (29.85%) Linux
5 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.94%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.46%) UNIX
8 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.99%) AIX
10 2 (2.99%) Solaris
11 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (13.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.45%) Project Management
4 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.46%) Change Management
5 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.48%) Service Management
7 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma
8 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.99%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (2.99%) Workflow
8 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) SQL
1 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.42%) VBScript
3 1 (1.49%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (25.37%) MCSE
3 14 (20.90%) MCSA
4 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.96%) MCP
6 6 (8.96%) CCNA
7 5 (7.46%) CCNP
8 4 (5.97%) MCTS
8 4 (5.97%) MCITP
9 2 (2.99%) IBM AIX Certification
10 1 (1.49%) CCSA
10 1 (1.49%) Degree
10 1 (1.49%) CCDE
10 1 (1.49%) CCDA
10 1 (1.49%) CCDP
10 1 (1.49%) CCIE
10 1 (1.49%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (55.22%) Active Directory
2 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (28.36%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.96%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.46%) XenApp
5 5 (7.46%) XenServer
6 4 (5.97%) vSphere
7 2 (2.99%) GPFS
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) WSUS
2 1 (1.49%) logstash
2 1 (1.49%) Kibana
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Cisco
1 29 (43.28%) VMware
2 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
3 23 (34.33%) NetApp
4 15 (22.39%) EMC
5 8 (11.94%) HP
6 6 (8.96%) Citrix
7 4 (5.97%) Dell
8 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.48%) F5
9 2 (2.99%) CA
9 2 (2.99%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.99%) IBM
10 1 (1.49%) Juniper
10 1 (1.49%) Veritas
10 1 (1.49%) Mitel
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