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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 65 61 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.52% 1.91% 5.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 11.20% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 37
Average salary £30,000 £28,636 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
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
84 125 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.58% 17.08% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 87 143
Average salary £37,500 £28,068 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.60% -29.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,616
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 15 £27,500 -3.96% 1
Durham +7 4 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (69.35%) Windows
1 43 (69.35%) MS Exchange
2 39 (62.90%) Active Directory
3 34 (54.84%) Cisco
3 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (53.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (48.39%) SAN
7 29 (46.77%) NetApp
7 29 (46.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 27 (43.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (43.55%) VMware
9 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 22 (35.48%) Lync
10 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (32.26%) SharePoint
11 19 (30.65%) EMC
11 19 (30.65%) Replication
11 19 (30.65%) Blackberry
11 19 (30.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (29.03%) LAN
12 18 (29.03%) WAN
13 17 (27.42%) ITIL
14 16 (25.81%) MCSE
14 16 (25.81%) SQL
14 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
14 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (69.35%) MS Exchange
2 33 (53.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (46.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (43.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (35.48%) Lync
6 20 (32.26%) SharePoint
7 19 (30.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (17.74%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (6.45%) IIS
11 1 (1.61%) Apache
11 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 30 (48.39%) SAN
2 18 (29.03%) LAN
2 18 (29.03%) WAN
3 14 (22.58%) MPLS
3 14 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (17.74%) OSPF
4 11 (17.74%) BGP
4 11 (17.74%) DNS
5 9 (14.52%) NAS
6 8 (12.90%) VPN
7 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
7 7 (11.29%) DHCP
7 7 (11.29%) EIGRP
7 7 (11.29%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (9.68%) IPv6
8 6 (9.68%) IPsec
8 6 (9.68%) VLAN
9 5 (8.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (8.06%) PPP
10 4 (6.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Subversion
1 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Field Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Network Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.06%) Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) IT Support
6 4 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.45%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (6.45%) Messaging Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Managed Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.61%) Memcached
2 1 (1.61%) REST
2 1 (1.61%) J2EE
2 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Blackberry
1 19 (30.65%) Replication
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Open Source
4 2 (3.23%) HACMP
4 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (69.35%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.29%) Windows 8
5 7 (11.29%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.68%) UNIX
7 5 (8.06%) Linux
8 2 (3.23%) AIX
8 2 (3.23%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.45%) Change Control
4 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
4 4 (6.45%) Network Design
4 4 (6.45%) Change Management
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.84%) Test Management
5 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.23%) Workflow
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.23%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.23%) Service Management
7 1 (1.61%) Data Security
7 1 (1.61%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) SQL
1 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.35%) VBScript
3 2 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (25.81%) MCSE
3 14 (22.58%) MCSA
4 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
5 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
6 11 (17.74%) CCNP
7 8 (12.90%) CCNA
8 6 (9.68%) MCP
9 5 (8.06%) CCSP
10 4 (6.45%) MCTS
10 4 (6.45%) MCITP
11 3 (4.84%) JNCIS
11 3 (4.84%) CCDP
12 2 (3.23%) CCIE
12 2 (3.23%) Degree
12 2 (3.23%) IBM AIX Certification
13 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
13 1 (1.61%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (62.90%) Active Directory
2 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.90%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.45%) XenApp
5 4 (6.45%) XenServer
6 2 (3.23%) GPFS
7 1 (1.61%) NFS
7 1 (1.61%) vSphere
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.61%) Nagios
2 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.61%) logstash
2 1 (1.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Cisco
2 29 (46.77%) NetApp
3 27 (43.55%) VMware
4 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 19 (30.65%) EMC
6 8 (12.90%) F5
7 5 (8.06%) WatchGuard
7 5 (8.06%) Citrix
8 4 (6.45%) CA
9 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.23%) HP
10 2 (3.23%) IBM
11 1 (1.61%) Dell
11 1 (1.61%) Juniper
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