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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 62 91 103
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 268 205 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.21% 3.07% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.22% 20.92% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 230 155 172
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £52,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
1022 980 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.05% 14.68% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 835 774 859
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +27 168 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Cheshire +11 50 £33,250 -11.33% 5
Merseyside +5 30 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Lancashire +14 10 £35,000 +27.27% 4
Cumbria +14 3 £30,000 +27.65%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 247 (49.70%) Cisco
2 198 (39.84%) Windows
3 174 (35.01%) VMware
4 160 (32.19%) Active Directory
5 157 (31.59%) DNS
6 152 (30.58%) Microsoft
7 149 (29.98%) LAN
8 138 (27.77%) ITIL
9 137 (27.57%) WAN
10 133 (26.76%) Windows Server
11 123 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
12 109 (21.93%) DHCP
13 100 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 98 (19.72%) SQL
15 95 (19.11%) VPN
16 88 (17.71%) CCNA
16 88 (17.71%) Juniper
17 87 (17.51%) CCNP
18 86 (17.30%) Network Security
19 78 (15.69%) MS Exchange
19 78 (15.69%) Wireless
20 77 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
21 76 (15.29%) Linux
22 75 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
23 74 (14.89%) TCP/IP
24 71 (14.29%) CheckPoint
25 70 (14.08%) Internet
26 64 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
27 60 (12.07%) VLAN
28 58 (11.67%) MPLS

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 78 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.43%) WebSphere
4 26 (5.23%) CloudStack
4 26 (5.23%) JBoss
4 26 (5.23%) OpenStack
4 26 (5.23%) WebLogic
5 23 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.62%) IIS
9 10 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.81%) Apache
11 6 (1.21%) Skype for Business
11 6 (1.21%) WordPress
12 4 (0.80%) CICS
12 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (6.44%) MS Office
2 28 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.20%) BPCS
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.66%) Office 365
2 30 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.62%) Amazon S3
3 18 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.81%) IaaS
6 7 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.80%) SaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.20%) GitHub
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (31.59%) DNS
2 149 (29.98%) LAN
3 137 (27.57%) WAN
4 109 (21.93%) DHCP
5 95 (19.11%) VPN
6 86 (17.30%) Network Security
7 78 (15.69%) Wireless
8 75 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
9 74 (14.89%) TCP/IP
10 70 (14.08%) Internet
11 60 (12.07%) VLAN
12 58 (11.67%) MPLS
13 57 (11.47%) SAN
14 56 (11.27%) VoIP
15 50 (10.06%) WLAN
16 49 (9.86%) BGP
17 42 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
18 41 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
19 39 (7.85%) IP Telephony
19 39 (7.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.82%) MySQL
3 17 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.01%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.80%) DB2
8 4 (0.80%) MS Access
9 3 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.20%) Looker
11 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.21%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.80%) Fiddler
4 4 (0.80%) Firebug
4 4 (0.80%) JMeter
4 4 (0.80%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.80%) The Grinder
4 4 (0.80%) Toad
5 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 54 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 34 (6.84%) Finance
3 15 (3.02%) Law
4 11 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.81%) Marketing
5 9 (1.81%) Retail
6 6 (1.21%) Banking
7 3 (0.60%) Back Office
7 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.40%) Automotive
8 2 (0.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (24.35%) Network Engineer
2 63 (12.68%) Analyst
3 50 (10.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 43 (8.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 42 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (7.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 35 (7.04%) Security Engineer
8 33 (6.64%) IT Engineer
9 30 (6.04%) Administrator
9 30 (6.04%) IT Support
9 30 (6.04%) Support Engineer
10 28 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (4.43%) IT Manager
12 21 (4.23%) Security Specialist
13 20 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
14 19 (3.82%) Network Security Engineer
15 18 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
15 18 (3.62%) Cisco Analyst
16 17 (3.42%) Cisco Network Analyst
16 17 (3.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.84%) .NET
2 13 (2.62%) 802.1X
3 12 (2.41%) Web Services
4 11 (2.21%) HTML
5 6 (1.21%) LAMP
6 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.80%) SOAP
7 4 (0.80%) WAP
8 2 (0.40%) CSS
8 2 (0.40%) jQuery
9 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.20%) Celery
9 1 (0.20%) COM
9 1 (0.20%) Django
9 1 (0.20%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.20%) Middleware
9 1 (0.20%) ODBC
9 1 (0.20%) RequireJS
9 1 (0.20%) Symfony
9 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.43%) NHS
5 21 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
6 19 (3.82%) Driving Licence
7 18 (3.62%) Clustering
7 18 (3.62%) iPad
8 9 (1.81%) Replication
9 7 (1.41%) CCTV
10 6 (1.21%) FMCG
10 6 (1.21%) HP StoreVirtual
11 5 (1.01%) PKI
12 4 (0.80%) AS400
12 4 (0.80%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.80%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.80%) iSeries
12 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.80%) VSAM
13 3 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 198 (39.84%) Windows
2 133 (26.76%) Windows Server
3 77 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (15.29%) Linux
5 64 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (7.85%) Unix
7 32 (6.44%) Windows 7
8 23 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (2.82%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.62%) CentOS
11 11 (2.21%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.21%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.01%) Android
13 5 (1.01%) Fedora
14 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.40%) Debian
15 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (27.77%) ITIL
2 56 (11.27%) Configuration Management
3 51 (10.26%) Network Management
4 49 (9.86%) Service Management
5 46 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (8.45%) Information Security
7 39 (7.85%) DevOps
8 38 (7.65%) Scrum
9 37 (7.44%) Service Delivery
10 34 (6.84%) SIEM
11 33 (6.64%) Network Design
12 29 (5.84%) Change Management
12 29 (5.84%) High Availability
12 29 (5.84%) Security Management
13 28 (5.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 27 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (5.23%) DSDM
15 26 (5.23%) OWASP
15 26 (5.23%) RUP
16 23 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 98 (19.72%) SQL
2 52 (10.46%) Python
3 42 (8.45%) PowerShell
4 31 (6.24%) Shell Script
5 29 (5.84%) Bash Shell
5 29 (5.84%) PHP
5 29 (5.84%) Ruby
6 21 (4.23%) Perl
7 4 (0.80%) COBOL
7 4 (0.80%) Java
7 4 (0.80%) JCL
8 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.60%) VBScript
9 2 (0.40%) C#
10 1 (0.20%) VB
10 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 123 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (17.71%) CCNA
3 87 (17.51%) CCNP
4 32 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (5.63%) Degree
6 22 (4.43%) MCSE
7 17 (3.42%) CISSP
8 15 (3.02%) MCSA
8 15 (3.02%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.62%) CCIE
9 13 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.21%) MCP
11 10 (2.01%) CCSE
11 10 (2.01%) CISM
11 10 (2.01%) MCITP
12 9 (1.81%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.61%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.01%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.01%) NCDA
15 4 (0.80%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (8.85%) PCI DSS
3 35 (7.04%) SLA
4 7 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 160 (32.19%) Active Directory
2 100 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (10.87%) vSphere
4 41 (8.25%) Hyper-V
5 32 (6.44%) XenServer
6 26 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (5.23%) Xen
7 11 (2.21%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.81%) XenApp
9 8 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.21%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.01%) vCloud
12 4 (0.80%) Firmware
13 3 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.40%) iptables
14 2 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 54 (10.87%) Puppet
2 39 (7.85%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (6.04%) SCCM
4 26 (5.23%) Cobbler
4 26 (5.23%) Tivoli
5 25 (5.03%) Nagios
6 20 (4.02%) OpenNMS
6 20 (4.02%) SCOM
7 17 (3.42%) Cacti
8 16 (3.22%) FortiGate
9 14 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 14 (2.82%) RANCID
10 13 (2.62%) Cisco Prime
11 12 (2.41%) WSUS
12 9 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (1.21%) Ansible
13 6 (1.21%) Backup Exec
13 6 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (1.01%) vMotion
Vendors
1 247 (49.70%) Cisco
2 174 (35.01%) VMware
3 152 (30.58%) Microsoft
4 88 (17.71%) Juniper
5 71 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 51 (10.26%) HP
7 47 (9.46%) Citrix
8 35 (7.04%) Oracle
9 26 (5.23%) EnterpriseDB
10 25 (5.03%) NetApp
11 22 (4.43%) F5
12 21 (4.23%) Huawei
12 21 (4.23%) Intel Security
12 21 (4.23%) Meraki
12 21 (4.23%) Veeam
13 20 (4.02%) Brocade
13 20 (4.02%) Ericsson
13 20 (4.02%) Foundry
13 20 (4.02%) ZyXEL
14 19 (3.82%) Nimble Storage
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