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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 64 66 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.63% 1.52% 5.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.11% 10.08% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 32
Average salary £29,500 £28,636 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.01% -28.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £20,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
90 119 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.45% 15.03% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 74 88 150
Average salary £35,000 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,680 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,405
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -2 14 £27,500 -3.96% 5
Durham -1 4 - -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (67.92%) Windows
1 36 (67.92%) MS Exchange
2 35 (66.04%) Active Directory
3 31 (58.49%) Cisco
4 30 (56.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (52.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (50.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 26 (49.06%) SAN
8 25 (47.17%) NetApp
9 24 (45.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 24 (45.28%) VMware
10 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
11 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (35.85%) Lync
12 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (33.96%) EMC
12 18 (33.96%) SharePoint
13 17 (32.08%) Blackberry
13 17 (32.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (32.08%) Replication
13 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (28.30%) ITIL
15 14 (26.42%) LAN
15 14 (26.42%) WAN
16 13 (24.53%) MPLS
16 13 (24.53%) Hyper-V
17 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
17 12 (22.64%) Wi-Fi

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (67.92%) MS Exchange
2 28 (52.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 27 (50.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (45.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (35.85%) Lync
6 18 (33.96%) SharePoint
7 17 (32.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (20.75%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (3.77%) IIS
11 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) SAN
2 14 (26.42%) LAN
2 14 (26.42%) WAN
3 13 (24.53%) MPLS
4 12 (22.64%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (18.87%) OSPF
5 10 (18.87%) BGP
6 9 (16.98%) DNS
7 7 (13.21%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (13.21%) NAS
8 6 (11.32%) VLAN
8 6 (11.32%) DHCP
9 5 (9.43%) VoIP
9 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
9 5 (9.43%) IPv6
9 5 (9.43%) EIGRP
9 5 (9.43%) IPsec
10 4 (7.55%) L2TP
10 4 (7.55%) VPN
10 4 (7.55%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
1 12 (22.64%) Field Engineer
2 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
2 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (7.55%) Support Specialist
3 4 (7.55%) Support Technician
3 4 (7.55%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (7.55%) Messaging Specialist
3 4 (7.55%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Technical Leader
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) IT Support
3 4 (7.55%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Specialist
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Blackberry
1 17 (32.08%) Replication
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
5 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.55%) UNIX
8 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.55%) Migration
3 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
3 4 (7.55%) Network Design
3 4 (7.55%) Change Control
3 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) Patch Management
4 3 (5.66%) Test Management
5 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.89%) High Availability
6 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.89%) Line Management
6 1 (1.89%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) VBScript
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (22.64%) MCSE
4 11 (20.75%) MCSA
5 10 (18.87%) CCNP
6 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
7 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
7 8 (15.09%) CCNA
8 5 (9.43%) MCP
8 5 (9.43%) CCSP
9 4 (7.55%) MCITP
9 4 (7.55%) MCTS
10 3 (5.66%) CCDP
10 3 (5.66%) JNCIS
11 2 (3.77%) Degree
11 2 (3.77%) CCIE
12 1 (1.89%) CCIP
12 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (66.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (24.53%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.77%) XenApp
5 2 (3.77%) XenServer
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Cisco
2 25 (47.17%) NetApp
3 24 (45.28%) VMware
4 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
5 18 (33.96%) EMC
6 7 (13.21%) F5
7 4 (7.55%) WatchGuard
7 4 (7.55%) CA
7 4 (7.55%) Citrix
8 2 (3.77%) Juniper
8 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.89%) Meraki
9 1 (1.89%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
9 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.89%) Draytek
9 1 (1.89%) BT
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