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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 71 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.28% 1.55% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 13.40% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 20
Average salary £33,750 £32,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £24,400 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
64 97 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.21% 11.53% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 67 124
Average salary £33,000 £30,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.19% -25.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -4 10 £33,750 +4.65% 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 16 (53.33%) DNS
4 15 (50.00%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (30.00%) MPLS
9 9 (30.00%) ITIL
10 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) DHCP
10 8 (26.67%) LAN
10 8 (26.67%) WAN
10 8 (26.67%) OSPF
10 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (26.67%) BGP
10 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
11 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (23.33%) SAN
11 7 (23.33%) VoIP
11 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (23.33%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (20.00%) Linux
12 6 (20.00%) MySQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (16.67%) Apache
5 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (10.00%) CMS
5 3 (10.00%) Zope
5 3 (10.00%) Plone
5 3 (10.00%) nginx
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) DNS
2 9 (30.00%) MPLS
3 8 (26.67%) OSPF
3 8 (26.67%) BGP
3 8 (26.67%) DHCP
3 8 (26.67%) LAN
3 8 (26.67%) WAN
4 7 (23.33%) VoIP
4 7 (23.33%) SAN
4 7 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (23.33%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security
6 5 (16.67%) VLAN
6 5 (16.67%) SSL
7 4 (13.33%) IPv6
7 4 (13.33%) SNMP
7 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.33%) VPN
7 4 (13.33%) Multicast
7 4 (13.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) MariaDB
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Field Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) UNIX
7 3 (10.00%) CentOS
7 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 4 (13.33%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.33%) Server Building
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCNP
2 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) CCDP
4 3 (10.00%) CCSP
4 3 (10.00%) JNCIS
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.00%) qmail
5 3 (10.00%) Postfix
5 3 (10.00%) Varnish
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) Firmware
6 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
1 3 (10.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
1 3 (10.00%) systemd
2 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.67%) F5
5 4 (13.33%) WatchGuard
6 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) NetApp
6 3 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Meraki
8 1 (3.33%) Draytek
8 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.33%) EMC
8 1 (3.33%) BT
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