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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 53 60 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 12 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.23% 1.96% 6.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.87% 10.81% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 40
Average salary £30,000 £26,068 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.08% -25.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
77 111 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.80% 18.17% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 57 69 130
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,170 £20,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,116
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 18 £30,000 +4.76% 2
Durham +11 4 - - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (66.23%) MS Exchange
2 49 (63.64%) Windows
3 47 (61.04%) Active Directory
4 41 (53.25%) Cisco
5 37 (48.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 36 (46.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (44.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (42.86%) VMware
9 32 (41.56%) SAN
9 32 (41.56%) NetApp
9 32 (41.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 30 (38.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
12 24 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (28.57%) Hyper-V
13 22 (28.57%) Lync
14 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (27.27%) LAN
14 21 (27.27%) WAN
15 20 (25.97%) SharePoint
15 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
15 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (24.68%) EMC
16 19 (24.68%) SQL
16 19 (24.68%) Replication
16 19 (24.68%) Blackberry
16 19 (24.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 17 (22.08%) ITIL
17 17 (22.08%) MCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (66.23%) MS Exchange
2 37 (48.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 32 (41.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (38.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (28.57%) Lync
6 20 (25.97%) SharePoint
7 19 (24.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (6.49%) IIS
11 1 (1.30%) Apache
11 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (16.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.56%) SAN
2 21 (27.27%) LAN
2 21 (27.27%) WAN
3 16 (20.78%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (19.48%) MPLS
5 14 (18.18%) DNS
6 12 (15.58%) OSPF
6 12 (15.58%) BGP
7 11 (14.29%) DHCP
8 9 (11.69%) VPN
8 9 (11.69%) NAS
9 8 (10.39%) IPv6
9 8 (10.39%) EIGRP
9 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
10 7 (9.09%) VLAN
10 7 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (7.79%) IPsec
11 6 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (7.79%) PPP
12 5 (6.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Subversion
1 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Field Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Consultant
4 7 (9.09%) IT Support
5 6 (7.79%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.49%) Web Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.19%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.19%) Exchange Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.19%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.30%) Memcached
2 1 (1.30%) REST
2 1 (1.30%) J2EE
2 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Blackberry
1 19 (24.68%) Replication
2 8 (10.39%) Open Source
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) HACMP
5 1 (1.30%) PKI
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (63.64%) Windows
2 36 (46.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (44.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.29%) Linux
6 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
7 9 (11.69%) Windows 8
8 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.49%) UNIX
10 3 (3.90%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.60%) AIX
11 2 (2.60%) Solaris
12 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) ITIL
2 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 7 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.49%) Change Management
4 5 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.49%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 4 (5.19%) Change Control
5 4 (5.19%) Migration
5 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.60%) Workflow
7 2 (2.60%) Service Management
7 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.60%) Network Design
7 2 (2.60%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (2.60%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 17 (22.08%) PowerShell
3 12 (15.58%) VBScript
4 2 (2.60%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (22.08%) MCSE
4 15 (19.48%) MCSA
4 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
4 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
5 10 (12.99%) CCNP
6 9 (11.69%) CCNA
7 6 (7.79%) MCP
8 4 (5.19%) CCSP
8 4 (5.19%) MCTS
8 4 (5.19%) MCITP
9 3 (3.90%) CCDP
10 2 (2.60%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.60%) IBM AIX Certification
10 2 (2.60%) CCIE
11 1 (1.30%) CCDA
11 1 (1.30%) CCIP
11 1 (1.30%) CCSA
11 1 (1.30%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (61.04%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.39%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.49%) XenApp
5 5 (6.49%) XenServer
6 3 (3.90%) vSphere
7 2 (2.60%) GPFS
8 1 (1.30%) NFS
8 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Nagios
1 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.30%) logstash
1 1 (1.30%) Kibana
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Cisco
2 33 (42.86%) VMware
3 32 (41.56%) NetApp
4 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
5 19 (24.68%) EMC
6 7 (9.09%) F5
7 6 (7.79%) Citrix
8 5 (6.49%) HP
9 4 (5.19%) WatchGuard
9 4 (5.19%) CA
9 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.60%) Dell
11 2 (2.60%) IBM
12 1 (1.30%) Juniper
12 1 (1.30%) Mitel
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