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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / North East
Rank 61 60 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.68% 2.47% 6.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 25.00% 48.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 27
Median salary £31,875 £24,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £22,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,400 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
99 60 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.14% 9.88% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 87 51 60
Median salary £28,000 £33,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% -30.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -6 10 £29,750 +23.95% 3
Durham +8 1 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 24 (53.33%) Cisco
2 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (35.56%) Information Security
4 15 (33.33%) MS Office
4 15 (33.33%) Windows
5 13 (28.89%) VMware
6 12 (26.67%) Tripwire
6 12 (26.67%) Intel Security
6 12 (26.67%) Degree
6 12 (26.67%) Qualys
7 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
7 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (24.44%) LAN
7 11 (24.44%) CISM
8 10 (22.22%) CISA
8 10 (22.22%) WAN
8 10 (22.22%) CISSP
8 10 (22.22%) Forcepoint
8 10 (22.22%) SSCP
8 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 10 (22.22%) Mathematics
8 10 (22.22%) ArcSight
8 10 (22.22%) Change Control
9 9 (20.00%) vSphere
9 9 (20.00%) VoIP
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (17.78%) Driving Licence
10 8 (17.78%) Security Operations
11 7 (15.56%) SANS
11 7 (15.56%) Computer Science

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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) LAN
2 10 (22.22%) WAN
3 9 (20.00%) VoIP
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (13.33%) DHCP
4 6 (13.33%) DNS
4 6 (13.33%) VPN
5 5 (11.11%) HTTP
6 4 (8.89%) VLAN
7 3 (6.67%) LDAP
7 3 (6.67%) Network Security
7 3 (6.67%) SAN
7 3 (6.67%) SSH
8 2 (4.44%) BGP
8 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.44%) IPsec
8 2 (4.44%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) Redis
2 2 (4.44%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Analyst
1 10 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Information Security Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Information Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) ArcSight Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 10 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 8 (17.78%) Driving Licence
3 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.22%) iPhone
6 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Information Security
2 10 (22.22%) Change Control
3 8 (17.78%) Security Operations
4 7 (15.56%) Service Management
5 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
6 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.89%) Email Filtering
7 4 (8.89%) Web Filtering
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.44%) ITSM
10 1 (2.22%) Computer Forensics
10 1 (2.22%) Network Management
10 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) PHP
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CISM
3 10 (22.22%) CISA
3 10 (22.22%) CISSP
3 10 (22.22%) SSCP
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (15.56%) CEH
5 7 (15.56%) SANS
6 6 (13.33%) CCNA
7 5 (11.11%) CCNP
7 5 (11.11%) MCSA
8 4 (8.89%) MCSE
9 2 (4.44%) MCP
9 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.22%) MCT
10 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
3 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.22%) BS7799
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) vSphere
2 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) NFS
5 2 (4.44%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (4.44%) Gluster
5 2 (4.44%) LXC
5 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) Firmware
6 1 (2.22%) iptables
6 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.67%) Ansible
2 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) Salt
3 2 (4.44%) Graphite
3 2 (4.44%) Graylog
3 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
3 2 (4.44%) Icinga
3 2 (4.44%) logstash
3 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
3 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.22%) Cacti
4 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.22%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco
2 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) Intel Security
4 12 (26.67%) Qualys
4 12 (26.67%) Tripwire
5 10 (22.22%) ArcSight
5 10 (22.22%) Forcepoint
6 7 (15.56%) HP
7 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.89%) Dell
9 3 (6.67%) Sophos
10 2 (4.44%) AppSense
10 2 (4.44%) Citrix
10 2 (4.44%) IBM
10 2 (4.44%) Splunk
10 2 (4.44%) Symantec
11 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.22%) Draytek
11 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
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