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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 36 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.92% 1.76% 5.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.59% 12.66% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 27
Average salary £28,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,500 £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
88 79 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.70% 13.93% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 82
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +16 37 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Northumberland - 2 £50,000 -
Durham +5 1 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (66.20%) Windows
2 43 (60.56%) MS Exchange
3 40 (56.34%) Active Directory
4 31 (43.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (42.25%) SAN
5 30 (42.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (40.85%) NetApp
6 29 (40.85%) Cisco
6 29 (40.85%) VMware
7 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
8 25 (35.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (35.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (30.99%) Lync
9 22 (30.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (26.76%) EMC
10 19 (26.76%) SharePoint
10 19 (26.76%) Replication
10 19 (26.76%) Blackberry
10 19 (26.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
11 18 (25.35%) MCSE
11 18 (25.35%) Hyper-V
12 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
12 17 (23.94%) Linux
13 16 (22.54%) LAN
13 16 (22.54%) WAN
14 15 (21.13%) MCSA
14 15 (21.13%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (60.56%) MS Exchange
2 30 (42.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (35.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (35.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (30.99%) Lync
5 19 (26.76%) SharePoint
5 19 (26.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (15.49%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (9.86%) IIS
9 2 (2.82%) Apache
10 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) 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 30 (42.25%) SAN
2 16 (22.54%) LAN
2 16 (22.54%) WAN
3 12 (16.90%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (12.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (12.68%) NAS
5 8 (11.27%) VPN
5 8 (11.27%) DNS
6 7 (9.86%) DHCP
6 7 (9.86%) MPLS
7 6 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.04%) SSL
8 5 (7.04%) OSPF
8 5 (7.04%) BGP
8 5 (7.04%) EIGRP
9 4 (5.63%) Network Security
9 4 (5.63%) IPsec
9 4 (5.63%) IPv6
9 4 (5.63%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
1 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (4.23%) Banking
1 3 (4.23%) Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Field Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Web Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.04%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Exchange Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.63%) IT Support
7 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Messaging Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) SOAP
2 1 (1.41%) J2EE
2 1 (1.41%) Memcached
2 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Replication
1 19 (26.76%) Blackberry
2 12 (16.90%) Open Source
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.82%) HACMP
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (66.20%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (23.94%) Linux
5 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
8 6 (8.45%) UNIX
9 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.23%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.82%) AIX
11 2 (2.82%) Solaris
12 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (12.68%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.04%) Change Management
4 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.63%) Project Management
5 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.23%) Service Management
6 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.82%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.82%) Workflow
7 2 (2.82%) Six Sigma
8 1 (1.41%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
2 15 (21.13%) SQL
3 12 (16.90%) VBScript
4 2 (2.82%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) Perl
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (25.35%) MCSE
3 15 (21.13%) MCSA
4 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
4 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
5 11 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.45%) MCP
6 6 (8.45%) CCNP
6 6 (8.45%) CCNA
7 4 (5.63%) MCITP
7 4 (5.63%) MCTS
8 2 (2.82%) CCIE
8 2 (2.82%) CCSP
8 2 (2.82%) IBM AIX Certification
9 1 (1.41%) CCDA
9 1 (1.41%) CCDP
9 1 (1.41%) CCIP
9 1 (1.41%) CCSA
9 1 (1.41%) CCDE
9 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (56.34%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (25.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.04%) XenApp
4 5 (7.04%) XenServer
5 4 (5.63%) vSphere
6 2 (2.82%) GPFS
7 1 (1.41%) NFS
7 1 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Nagios
1 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.41%) logstash
1 1 (1.41%) Kibana
1 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) NetApp
1 29 (40.85%) Cisco
1 29 (40.85%) VMware
2 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.76%) EMC
4 7 (9.86%) HP
5 6 (8.45%) Citrix
6 4 (5.63%) F5
6 4 (5.63%) CA
7 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.23%) Dell
8 2 (2.82%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
9 1 (1.41%) Juniper
9 1 (1.41%) Veritas
9 1 (1.41%) Mitel
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