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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
Rank 238 238 263
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 10 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.43% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £36,715 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.57% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £50,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,901 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +1.17%
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
1102 923 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.99% 13.98% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 920 803 993
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £55,000 £52,500
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
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 26 January 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
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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
Cheshire 0 5 £32,000 -36.00%
Manchester -12 3 £41,430 -21.08%
Merseyside - 2 £32,000 -
DMZ
England

DMZ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) DNS
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) VPN
4 10 (58.82%) Juniper
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
5 8 (47.06%) DHCP
6 7 (41.18%) Citrix
6 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
6 7 (41.18%) VoIP
6 7 (41.18%) Avaya
6 7 (41.18%) VLAN
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) CA
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) UNIX
8 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter

DMZ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) DNS
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) VPN
4 8 (47.06%) DHCP
5 7 (41.18%) VoIP
5 7 (41.18%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (11.76%) LAN
8 2 (11.76%) SAN
8 2 (11.76%) Internet
9 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Android
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (17.65%) People Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCTS
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Juniper
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) Avaya
4 4 (23.53%) CA
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) Websense
5 3 (17.65%) Clearswift
5 3 (17.65%) Kaspersky
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) Nortel