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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 70 73 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 198 227 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.61% 3.72% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.68% 22.72% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 177 193 167
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
873 999 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.94% 16.38% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 731 779 818
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +9 131 £41,750 -1.76% 26
Cheshire -20 25 £43,750 -2.77% 5
Lancashire -4 18 £28,250 -28.48% 4
Merseyside +17 16 £33,000 -42.60% 7
Cumbria -1 1 £32,500 +20.37% 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 193 (54.37%) Windows
2 161 (45.35%) Cisco
3 143 (40.28%) Microsoft
4 128 (36.06%) Windows Server
5 119 (33.52%) Active Directory
6 118 (33.24%) VMware
7 114 (32.11%) ITIL
8 103 (29.01%) LAN
9 96 (27.04%) Cisco Certification
10 91 (25.63%) VPN
11 89 (25.07%) WAN
12 77 (21.69%) CheckPoint
13 75 (21.13%) Juniper
14 71 (20.00%) SQL
15 70 (19.72%) Linux
15 70 (19.72%) CCNA
16 69 (19.44%) MS Exchange
17 67 (18.87%) DNS
18 60 (16.90%) CCNP
19 59 (16.62%) DHCP
19 59 (16.62%) Windows Server 2008
20 58 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
20 58 (16.34%) TCP/IP
21 57 (16.06%) Office 365
22 56 (15.77%) Information Security
23 55 (15.49%) SQL Server
24 54 (15.21%) Network Security
25 53 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
26 50 (14.08%) VLAN
27 48 (13.52%) MS Excel

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 69 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 33 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (5.63%) JBoss
5 19 (5.35%) CloudStack
5 19 (5.35%) OpenStack
5 19 (5.35%) WebLogic
5 19 (5.35%) WebSphere
6 18 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (4.79%) IIS
8 11 (3.10%) Skype for Business
9 10 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.82%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.41%) Apache
11 4 (1.13%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.13%) WordPress
12 2 (0.56%) TWiki
13 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (13.52%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.58%) MS Office
3 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Infor M3
1 4 (1.13%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.56%) FastStats
2 2 (0.56%) Line 500
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (16.06%) Office 365
2 34 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.54%) IaaS
5 7 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.85%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.56%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 103 (29.01%) LAN
2 91 (25.63%) VPN
3 89 (25.07%) WAN
4 67 (18.87%) DNS
5 59 (16.62%) DHCP
6 58 (16.34%) TCP/IP
7 54 (15.21%) Network Security
8 53 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (14.08%) VLAN
10 44 (12.39%) MPLS
11 42 (11.83%) Wireless
12 41 (11.55%) SAN
13 35 (9.86%) VoIP
14 32 (9.01%) Internet
15 21 (5.92%) BGP
15 21 (5.92%) IP Telephony
16 20 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (5.07%) NAS
18 17 (4.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 17 (4.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.97%) MySQL
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (9.86%) Finance
2 29 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.23%) Law
4 10 (2.82%) Retail
5 9 (2.54%) Marketing
6 7 (1.97%) Legal
7 3 (0.85%) Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (19.44%) Network Engineer
2 67 (18.87%) Analyst
3 32 (9.01%) 3rd Line Support
3 32 (9.01%) IT Support
4 29 (8.17%) IT Engineer
5 27 (7.61%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (7.61%) Support Engineer
6 26 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 25 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 24 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.48%) IT Manager
10 21 (5.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 21 (5.92%) Senior Network Engineer
11 20 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 20 (5.63%) Administrator
11 20 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
13 18 (5.07%) Security Analyst
13 18 (5.07%) Security Engineer
14 17 (4.79%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.35%) .NET
2 6 (1.69%) HTML
3 4 (1.13%) Middleware
3 4 (1.13%) WAP
4 3 (0.85%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.85%) XMPP
5 1 (0.28%) Celery
5 1 (0.28%) COM
5 1 (0.28%) Django
5 1 (0.28%) Gearman
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
5 1 (0.28%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.58%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.20%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.66%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.38%) Clustering
6 10 (2.82%) Replication
7 7 (1.97%) CCTV
7 7 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.97%) PKI
7 7 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.69%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.69%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.69%) FMCG
8 6 (1.69%) iPad
9 5 (1.41%) AS400
9 5 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.41%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.13%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 193 (54.37%) Windows
2 128 (36.06%) Windows Server
3 70 (19.72%) Linux
4 59 (16.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (9.86%) Unix
7 34 (9.58%) Windows 7
8 22 (6.20%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.07%) Windows 10
10 17 (4.79%) Android
11 14 (3.94%) Apple iOS
12 12 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (3.10%) Mac OS X
14 8 (2.25%) CentOS
14 8 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.13%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.56%) Fedora
16 2 (0.56%) Solaris
16 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (32.11%) ITIL
2 56 (15.77%) Information Security
3 38 (10.70%) SIEM
4 28 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 25 (7.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 24 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (6.48%) DevOps
8 22 (6.20%) Scrum
9 20 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (5.35%) Change Management
10 19 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (5.35%) DSDM
10 19 (5.35%) Load Balancing
10 19 (5.35%) OWASP
10 19 (5.35%) Project Management
10 19 (5.35%) RUP
10 19 (5.35%) Service Management
11 18 (5.07%) Network Design
11 18 (5.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.00%) SQL
2 23 (6.48%) Python
3 22 (6.20%) Bash Shell
4 21 (5.92%) Shell Script
5 20 (5.63%) Ruby
6 16 (4.51%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.54%) PHP
8 5 (1.41%) Java
9 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.56%) C#
10 2 (0.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 96 (27.04%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (19.72%) CCNA
3 60 (16.90%) CCNP
4 28 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (7.61%) Degree
6 25 (7.04%) CISSP
7 21 (5.92%) MCSE
8 20 (5.63%) CCIE
8 20 (5.63%) CISM
9 15 (4.23%) Security Cleared
10 13 (3.66%) CCSE
11 10 (2.82%) MCITP
11 10 (2.82%) MCSA
11 10 (2.82%) SC Cleared
12 8 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.25%) MCP
13 6 (1.69%) CCSA
13 6 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.13%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (6.20%) PCI DSS
2 22 (6.20%) SLA
3 6 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.85%) COBIT
6 2 (0.56%) COSO
6 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.56%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.56%) QA
7 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.28%) ISO27002
System Software
1 119 (33.52%) Active Directory
2 58 (16.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (10.70%) vSphere
4 25 (7.04%) XenServer
5 19 (5.35%) Hyper-V
5 19 (5.35%) Xen
6 12 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.25%) XenApp
9 3 (0.85%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.56%) vCloud
10 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.28%) iptables
11 1 (0.28%) KVM
11 1 (0.28%) NFS
11 1 (0.28%) Postfix
11 1 (0.28%) Snort
11 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (5.63%) Puppet
1 20 (5.63%) Tivoli
2 19 (5.35%) Cobbler
3 11 (3.10%) FortiGate
4 8 (2.25%) WSUS
5 6 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.41%) SCCM
7 4 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.85%) Nagios
8 3 (0.85%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.56%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.28%) MobiControl
10 1 (0.28%) Proventia
10 1 (0.28%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 161 (45.35%) Cisco
2 143 (40.28%) Microsoft
3 118 (33.24%) VMware
4 77 (21.69%) CheckPoint
5 75 (21.13%) Juniper
6 29 (8.17%) HP
7 28 (7.89%) Citrix
8 26 (7.32%) F5
9 23 (6.48%) Oracle
10 19 (5.35%) EnterpriseDB
11 18 (5.07%) Intel Security
12 17 (4.79%) NetApp
13 15 (4.23%) Symantec
14 14 (3.94%) Dell
14 14 (3.94%) Sophos
15 13 (3.66%) Veeam
16 11 (3.10%) Nimble Storage
16 11 (3.10%) SonicWALL
17 10 (2.82%) MobileIron
18 9 (2.54%) GFI Software
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: £23000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
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Manchester
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Actis Recruitment.
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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