The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 68 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 256 221 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.09% 3.65% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.78% 24.86% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 222 171 229
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,225
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £50,000 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
956 889 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.26% 14.69% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 778 708 961
Median salary £38,000 £41,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Firewall
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Firewall Salary Trend in the North West

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the North West

Firewall
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +17 175 £40,000 -5.88% 27
Cheshire -16 35 £35,750 -20.55% 6
Merseyside -12 26 £44,000 -2.22% 6
Lancashire -11 17 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Cumbria +10 4 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 261 (49.90%) Cisco
2 202 (38.62%) Windows
3 201 (38.43%) DNS
4 187 (35.76%) Active Directory
5 185 (35.37%) VMware
6 172 (32.89%) WAN
7 162 (30.98%) LAN
8 150 (28.68%) Microsoft
9 136 (26.00%) DHCP
10 135 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
11 128 (24.47%) ITIL
12 126 (24.09%) Windows Server
13 115 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 111 (21.22%) Network Security
15 110 (21.03%) SQL
16 105 (20.08%) CCNP
17 97 (18.55%) Linux
18 96 (18.36%) Internet
19 94 (17.97%) VPN
20 85 (16.25%) CCNA
21 82 (15.68%) Wireless
21 82 (15.68%) Windows Server 2008
22 81 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
23 79 (15.11%) TCP/IP
24 75 (14.34%) Juniper
24 75 (14.34%) VLAN
24 75 (14.34%) Network Management
25 73 (13.96%) SQL Server
26 72 (13.77%) WLAN
26 72 (13.77%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (13.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.16%) WebSphere
4 24 (4.59%) CloudStack
4 24 (4.59%) JBoss
4 24 (4.59%) OpenStack
4 24 (4.59%) WebLogic
5 22 (4.21%) IIS
6 21 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.29%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.91%) Apache
10 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.15%) WordPress
11 5 (0.96%) CMS
11 5 (0.96%) nginx
11 5 (0.96%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.76%) CICS
13 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 37 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.74%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) BPCS
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.09%) Office 365
2 55 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (6.69%) Amazon S3
4 30 (5.74%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (0.96%) SaaS
7 5 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.57%) PaaS
10 2 (0.38%) IaaS
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.19%) GitHub
11 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 201 (38.43%) DNS
2 172 (32.89%) WAN
3 162 (30.98%) LAN
4 136 (26.00%) DHCP
5 111 (21.22%) Network Security
6 96 (18.36%) Internet
7 94 (17.97%) VPN
8 82 (15.68%) Wireless
9 79 (15.11%) TCP/IP
10 75 (14.34%) VLAN
11 72 (13.77%) Cisco ASA
11 72 (13.77%) WLAN
12 65 (12.43%) BGP
12 65 (12.43%) VoIP
13 56 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
14 54 (10.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 54 (10.33%) OSPF
14 54 (10.33%) SAN
15 52 (9.94%) MPLS
16 51 (9.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.40%) MySQL
3 21 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.06%) Amazon Redshift
5 16 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.76%) DB2
7 4 (0.76%) MS Access
7 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.34%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.76%) Fiddler
5 4 (0.76%) Firebug
5 4 (0.76%) JMeter
5 4 (0.76%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.76%) The Grinder
5 4 (0.76%) Toad
6 3 (0.57%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.57%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.19%) JIRA
7 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
General
1 59 (11.28%) Telecoms
2 52 (9.94%) Finance
3 13 (2.49%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.53%) Retail
5 7 (1.34%) Law
6 5 (0.96%) Banking
7 4 (0.76%) Back Office
7 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.57%) Marketing
9 2 (0.38%) Automotive
9 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (24.86%) Network Engineer
2 57 (10.90%) Analyst
3 50 (9.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (9.18%) Support Engineer
5 42 (8.03%) Security Engineer
6 41 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 38 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
8 37 (7.07%) IT Engineer
9 36 (6.88%) IT Support
10 34 (6.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 28 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 28 (5.35%) Administrator
11 28 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (4.21%) Network Security Engineer
13 21 (4.02%) IT Support Engineer
14 20 (3.82%) Security Manager
14 20 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (3.44%) Security Specialist
16 17 (3.25%) Cisco Analyst
16 17 (3.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.88%) .NET
2 28 (5.35%) Web Services
3 13 (2.49%) 802.1X
4 12 (2.29%) HTML
5 8 (1.53%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.34%) CSS
6 7 (1.34%) LAMP
7 6 (1.15%) jQuery
8 5 (0.96%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.96%) Laravel
8 5 (0.96%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (0.76%) SOAP
10 1 (0.19%) FFmpeg
10 1 (0.19%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.19%) RequireJS
10 1 (0.19%) Symfony
10 1 (0.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.19%) XML
10 1 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.07%) NHS
4 29 (5.54%) Video Conferencing
5 26 (4.97%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.87%) Driving Licence
6 15 (2.87%) iPad
7 12 (2.29%) Replication
8 6 (1.15%) Clustering
8 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.96%) CCTV
9 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.76%) EMC VNX
10 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.76%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.76%) VSAM
11 3 (0.57%) HP StoreVirtual
11 3 (0.57%) IPTV
11 3 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 202 (38.62%) Windows
2 126 (24.09%) Windows Server
3 97 (18.55%) Linux
4 82 (15.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (7.65%) Windows 7
7 34 (6.50%) Unix
8 23 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.06%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.49%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.29%) CentOS
12 10 (1.91%) Windows 10
13 8 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.53%) Solaris
14 6 (1.15%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.57%) Fedora
18 2 (0.38%) AIX
18 2 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (24.47%) ITIL
2 75 (14.34%) Network Management
3 61 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (11.66%) Configuration Management
4 56 (10.71%) Service Management
5 47 (8.99%) DevOps
6 41 (7.84%) Network Design
7 40 (7.65%) Scrum
8 37 (7.07%) Information Security
8 37 (7.07%) Security Management
9 35 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (6.12%) Service Delivery
11 29 (5.54%) SIEM
12 27 (5.16%) High Availability
12 27 (5.16%) Mentoring
13 26 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (4.97%) ITSM
14 25 (4.78%) Change Management
14 25 (4.78%) Identity Access Management
15 24 (4.59%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 110 (21.03%) SQL
2 61 (11.66%) Python
3 59 (11.28%) PowerShell
4 31 (5.93%) Perl
4 31 (5.93%) PHP
5 30 (5.74%) Shell Script
6 28 (5.35%) Ruby
7 23 (4.40%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.34%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.76%) C#
9 4 (0.76%) COBOL
9 4 (0.76%) JCL
10 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.57%) VBScript
11 2 (0.38%) C
12 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 135 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (20.08%) CCNP
3 85 (16.25%) CCNA
4 39 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (7.27%) Degree
6 27 (5.16%) MCSE
7 18 (3.44%) JNCIP
8 16 (3.06%) CISSP
8 16 (3.06%) MCSA
9 14 (2.68%) CCIE
9 14 (2.68%) MCP
10 12 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.10%) CCSE
11 11 (2.10%) MCITP
12 8 (1.53%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.53%) NCDA
13 6 (1.15%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (1.15%) Security Cleared
14 5 (0.96%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.18%) PCI DSS
2 43 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (4.97%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 187 (35.76%) Active Directory
2 115 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (12.24%) Hyper-V
4 49 (9.37%) vSphere
5 32 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (4.59%) Xen
6 24 (4.59%) XenServer
7 17 (3.25%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.15%) vCloud
11 5 (0.96%) Firmware
11 5 (0.96%) XenApp
12 4 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.57%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.57%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.38%) pfSense
14 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 64 (12.24%) Puppet
2 43 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (7.27%) SCCM
4 33 (6.31%) Nagios
5 27 (5.16%) SCOM
6 26 (4.97%) OpenNMS
7 21 (4.02%) Cacti
8 20 (3.82%) Cobbler
8 20 (3.82%) RANCID
8 20 (3.82%) Tivoli
9 17 (3.25%) Cisco CUCM
9 17 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
10 13 (2.49%) Ansible
10 13 (2.49%) FortiGate
11 11 (2.10%) WSUS
12 6 (1.15%) vMotion
13 5 (0.96%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.96%) cPanel
13 5 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 261 (49.90%) Cisco
2 185 (35.37%) VMware
3 150 (28.68%) Microsoft
4 75 (14.34%) Juniper
5 53 (10.13%) CheckPoint
6 47 (8.99%) HP
7 43 (8.22%) Citrix
7 43 (8.22%) Oracle
8 27 (5.16%) Ericsson
8 27 (5.16%) Huawei
9 25 (4.78%) Brocade
10 24 (4.59%) EnterpriseDB
10 24 (4.59%) Foundry
10 24 (4.59%) NetApp
10 24 (4.59%) ZyXEL
11 22 (4.21%) SonicWALL
12 21 (4.02%) Apple
12 21 (4.02%) Fortinet
12 21 (4.02%) Veeam
13 20 (3.82%) Meraki
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