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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / North West
Rank 68 95 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 242 155 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.02% 2.79% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.82% 19.25% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 189 134 250
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,675
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
870 805 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.44% 14.48% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 655 669 906
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -3 150 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Cheshire +25 35 £37,500 +19.04% 8
Lancashire +16 32 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Merseyside +12 19 £53,286 +25.37% 3
Cumbria - 1 £30,000 - 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 291 (56.61%) Cisco
2 190 (36.96%) WAN
3 184 (35.80%) Active Directory
4 182 (35.41%) VMware
5 180 (35.02%) Windows
6 179 (34.82%) Cisco Certification
7 176 (34.24%) DNS
8 162 (31.52%) LAN
9 151 (29.38%) Network Security
10 144 (28.02%) CCNP
11 136 (26.46%) Microsoft
12 125 (24.32%) DHCP
13 117 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 107 (20.82%) ITIL
15 102 (19.84%) Linux
16 96 (18.68%) SQL
16 96 (18.68%) Windows Server
17 93 (18.09%) Internet
18 92 (17.90%) TCP/IP
19 90 (17.51%) CCNA
20 84 (16.34%) VPN
21 82 (15.95%) Network Management
22 78 (15.18%) Finance
23 76 (14.79%) Juniper
24 75 (14.59%) Data Centre
25 73 (14.20%) BGP
26 72 (14.01%) Wireless
26 72 (14.01%) SQL Server
27 70 (13.62%) VLAN
28 69 (13.42%) Hyper-V

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 58 (11.28%) MS Exchange
2 25 (4.86%) IIS
3 21 (4.09%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (3.50%) JBoss
5 18 (3.50%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.53%) CloudStack
6 13 (2.53%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.36%) Apache
9 6 (1.17%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.97%) CMS
10 5 (0.97%) nginx
10 5 (0.97%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.97%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.97%) WordPress
11 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.39%) CICS
13 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 42 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.47%) MS Office
3 5 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.58%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) BPCS
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
1 50 (9.73%) Office 365
2 31 (6.03%) Amazon S3
3 26 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.75%) SaaS
7 4 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.39%) IaaS
9 2 (0.39%) PaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 190 (36.96%) WAN
2 176 (34.24%) DNS
3 162 (31.52%) LAN
4 151 (29.38%) Network Security
5 125 (24.32%) DHCP
6 93 (18.09%) Internet
7 92 (17.90%) TCP/IP
8 84 (16.34%) VPN
9 73 (14.20%) BGP
10 72 (14.01%) Wireless
11 70 (13.62%) VLAN
12 66 (12.84%) MPLS
13 65 (12.65%) Cisco ASA
13 65 (12.65%) VoIP
14 63 (12.26%) WLAN
15 60 (11.67%) Intrusion Detection
16 56 (10.89%) OSPF
17 48 (9.34%) Ethernet
18 47 (9.14%) SAN
19 46 (8.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.70%) MySQL
3 15 (2.92%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
6 10 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.95%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.39%) DB2
8 2 (0.39%) MS Access
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (3.11%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.72%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.36%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.97%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.97%) JMeter
5 5 (0.97%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.78%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.58%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.58%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.39%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.39%) Firebug
8 2 (0.39%) JUnit
8 2 (0.39%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.39%) Selenium
8 2 (0.39%) The Grinder
8 2 (0.39%) Toad
9 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 78 (15.18%) Finance
2 56 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.86%) Retail
4 21 (4.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.56%) Banking
5 8 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.78%) Back Office
7 3 (0.58%) Law
7 3 (0.58%) Legal
7 3 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (24.71%) Network Engineer
2 85 (16.54%) Analyst
3 47 (9.14%) Support Engineer
4 45 (8.75%) Security Engineer
5 43 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 35 (6.81%) IT Support
7 34 (6.61%) IT Engineer
8 31 (6.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 31 (6.03%) Network Analyst
8 31 (6.03%) Support Analyst
9 27 (5.25%) Consultant
10 26 (5.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 26 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
10 26 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
11 23 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
11 23 (4.47%) Network Consultant
12 22 (4.28%) Security Consultant
13 21 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (4.09%) Network Manager
13 21 (4.09%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.03%) Web Services
2 21 (4.09%) .NET
3 10 (1.95%) HTML
4 7 (1.36%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.17%) CSS
5 6 (1.17%) LAMP
6 5 (0.97%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.97%) AngularJS
6 5 (0.97%) jQuery
6 5 (0.97%) Laravel
6 5 (0.97%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.39%) SOAP
8 1 (0.19%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.19%) XML
8 1 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.59%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.00%) NHS
4 29 (5.64%) Management Information System
5 26 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (3.89%) Driving Licence
7 17 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.95%) Replication
10 7 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.36%) iPad
10 7 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (0.97%) CCTV
12 4 (0.78%) Clustering
12 4 (0.78%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.78%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.58%) IPTV
13 3 (0.58%) Life Science
13 3 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 180 (35.02%) Windows
2 102 (19.84%) Linux
3 96 (18.68%) Windows Server
4 59 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (7.20%) Unix
7 28 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.92%) Solaris
9 12 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.14%) CentOS
11 9 (1.75%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.17%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.17%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.39%) AIX
14 2 (0.39%) Fedora
14 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (20.82%) ITIL
2 82 (15.95%) Network Management
3 56 (10.89%) Service Management
4 55 (10.70%) Information Security
5 53 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (10.12%) Configuration Management
7 47 (9.14%) Network Design
8 43 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (7.39%) Mentoring
9 38 (7.39%) Security Management
10 35 (6.81%) DevOps
11 30 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
11 30 (5.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 29 (5.64%) High Availability
12 29 (5.64%) Scrum
12 29 (5.64%) SIEM
13 25 (4.86%) Identity Access Management
14 24 (4.67%) Data Protection
15 22 (4.28%) ITSM
16 21 (4.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (18.68%) SQL
2 55 (10.70%) PowerShell
3 46 (8.95%) Python
4 28 (5.45%) Perl
5 22 (4.28%) PHP
6 18 (3.50%) Shell Script
7 16 (3.11%) Ruby
8 13 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.97%) Java
9 5 (0.97%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.39%) C
10 2 (0.39%) C#
10 2 (0.39%) COBOL
10 2 (0.39%) JCL
10 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.39%) VBScript
11 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (34.82%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (28.02%) CCNP
3 90 (17.51%) CCNA
4 49 (9.53%) Degree
5 33 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (6.03%) JNCIP
7 29 (5.64%) CCIE
8 26 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (4.28%) CCSE
9 22 (4.28%) CISSP
10 21 (4.09%) MCSE
11 14 (2.72%) CCSA
11 14 (2.72%) CCSP
12 12 (2.33%) MCP
13 10 (1.95%) MCSA
13 10 (1.95%) Security Cleared
14 9 (1.75%) A+ Certification
14 9 (1.75%) BC Cleared
14 9 (1.75%) MCITP
15 8 (1.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.75%) PCI DSS
2 38 (7.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (5.84%) SLA
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 184 (35.80%) Active Directory
2 117 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (13.42%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.42%) vSphere
5 23 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.53%) Xen
6 13 (2.53%) XenServer
7 11 (2.14%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.56%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.17%) Docker
9 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.17%) Sendmail
10 5 (0.97%) Firmware
10 5 (0.97%) vCloud
11 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.58%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.39%) pfSense
13 1 (0.19%) NDS
Systems Management
1 49 (9.53%) Puppet
2 36 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (6.61%) FortiGate
4 32 (6.23%) Nagios
5 29 (5.64%) SCCM
6 23 (4.47%) OpenNMS
7 18 (3.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 18 (3.50%) RANCID
8 17 (3.31%) Cisco Prime
8 17 (3.31%) WSUS
9 13 (2.53%) Cacti
10 12 (2.33%) Ansible
10 12 (2.33%) SCOM
11 9 (1.75%) Cobbler
11 9 (1.75%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.97%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.97%) cPanel
12 5 (0.97%) Packer
12 5 (0.97%) vMotion
13 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 291 (56.61%) Cisco
2 182 (35.41%) VMware
3 136 (26.46%) Microsoft
4 76 (14.79%) Juniper
5 69 (13.42%) CheckPoint
6 51 (9.92%) HP
7 44 (8.56%) Fortinet
8 39 (7.59%) Oracle
9 36 (7.00%) Citrix
10 33 (6.42%) Palo Alto
11 25 (4.86%) Ericsson
11 25 (4.86%) Huawei
12 24 (4.67%) SonicWALL
13 23 (4.47%) NetApp
13 23 (4.47%) Splunk
14 20 (3.89%) Avaya
15 19 (3.70%) F5
15 19 (3.70%) Veeam
16 18 (3.50%) Meraki
17 17 (3.31%) Red Hat
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Logic Business Systems
Salary: From £19,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary & Excellent benef
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £16000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + OT + Great Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car, Toolbox
Posted: 25 days ago
Keswick
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago