The table below looks at the statistics for DMZ skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 252 234 251
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 9 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.15% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.99% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 3
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £44,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.42% +27.14%
DMZ
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1047 1007 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.13% 14.69% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 878 838 895
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DMZ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DMZ across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DMZ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DMZ
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DMZ across the North West region.

DMZ Salary Trend in the North West

DMZ
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DMZ across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

DMZ Salary Histogram in the North West

DMZ
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Manchester +4 5 £47,500 -13.63%
Merseyside - 3 £63,000 -
Cheshire -18 1 £60,000 +27.65%
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing DMZ 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 DMZ.

1 10 (76.92%) CA
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) VMware ESX
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
3 7 (53.85%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (53.85%) SAN
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 6 (46.15%) SLA
4 6 (46.15%) EMC
4 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
4 6 (46.15%) Change Management
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (46.15%) e-Health
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Server
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (46.15%) VMFS
4 6 (46.15%) vCloud
4 6 (46.15%) Capacity Management
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing DMZ 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 DMZ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Specialist
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Specialist
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Client/Server
1 6 (46.15%) e-Health
2 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (46.15%) Change Management
3 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (46.15%) Capacity Management
4 4 (30.77%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
7 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware ESX
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (46.15%) vCloud
2 6 (46.15%) VMFS
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Server
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) CA
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) EMC
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) Symantec
6 3 (23.08%) Websense
6 3 (23.08%) Clearswift
6 3 (23.08%) Kaspersky
7 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) Dell