The table below looks at the statistics for FirePass 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 FirePass over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks FirePass
Rank - - 252
Permanent jobs citing FirePass 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £17,000
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £17,000
% change year-on-year
- +150.00%
FirePass
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
998 957 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.63% 14.29% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 831 777 867
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000