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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 68 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 234 210 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.98% 3.20% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.55% 22.15% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 204 174 162
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,950
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
916 948 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.58% 14.43% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 762 765 873
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +20 155 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Cheshire +11 35 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Merseyside +10 23 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Lancashire +16 18 £29,000 -31.76% 1
Cumbria 0 1 £32,500 +31.63%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 199 (48.54%) Windows
2 192 (46.83%) Cisco
3 150 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 143 (34.88%) VMware
5 137 (33.41%) Windows Server
6 126 (30.73%) Active Directory
7 122 (29.76%) ITIL
8 116 (28.29%) LAN
9 102 (24.88%) DNS
10 95 (23.17%) VPN
11 93 (22.68%) SQL
12 92 (22.44%) WAN
13 89 (21.71%) Cisco Certification
14 82 (20.00%) Juniper
15 78 (19.02%) DHCP
15 78 (19.02%) Windows Server 2008
16 77 (18.78%) CheckPoint
17 74 (18.05%) MS Exchange
18 71 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 68 (16.59%) TCP/IP
20 63 (15.37%) CCNP
20 63 (15.37%) CCNA
21 62 (15.12%) Linux
21 62 (15.12%) Network Security
21 62 (15.12%) Cisco ASA
22 54 (13.17%) SAN
22 54 (13.17%) Wireless
22 54 (13.17%) Windows Server 2012
23 53 (12.93%) Office 365
24 52 (12.68%) 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 74 (18.05%) MS Exchange
2 38 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (6.10%) CloudStack
3 25 (6.10%) JBoss
3 25 (6.10%) OpenStack
3 25 (6.10%) WebLogic
3 25 (6.10%) WebSphere
4 23 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (3.90%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.17%) IIS
8 12 (2.93%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.22%) WordPress
11 4 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.98%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.49%) Apache
12 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.24%) CICS
Applications
1 31 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.34%) MS Office
3 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.98%) Infor M3
1 4 (0.98%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.49%) FastStats
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.93%) Office 365
2 22 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.93%) IaaS
4 7 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.22%) SaaS
6 4 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.73%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) GitHub
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (28.29%) LAN
2 102 (24.88%) DNS
3 95 (23.17%) VPN
4 92 (22.44%) WAN
5 78 (19.02%) DHCP
6 68 (16.59%) TCP/IP
7 62 (15.12%) Cisco ASA
7 62 (15.12%) Network Security
8 54 (13.17%) SAN
8 54 (13.17%) Wireless
9 52 (12.68%) MPLS
10 48 (11.71%) VLAN
11 43 (10.49%) VoIP
12 35 (8.54%) BGP
13 31 (7.56%) Internet
13 31 (7.56%) IP Telephony
13 31 (7.56%) Wi-Fi
14 28 (6.83%) OSPF
15 22 (5.37%) Ethernet
15 22 (5.37%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.46%) MySQL
6 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.49%) Looker
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.24%) DB2
10 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.24%) MS Access
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.46%) Metasploit
3 4 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.24%) Firebug
5 1 (0.24%) JMeter
5 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.24%) The Grinder
5 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 38 (9.27%) Telecoms
2 31 (7.56%) Finance
3 20 (4.88%) Law
4 9 (2.20%) Marketing
5 8 (1.95%) Retail
6 5 (1.22%) Legal
6 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.73%) Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 63 (15.37%) Analyst
3 36 (8.78%) Senior Network Engineer
4 35 (8.54%) IT Support
5 34 (8.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 32 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (7.80%) IT Engineer
7 29 (7.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 29 (7.07%) Support Engineer
8 27 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (6.59%) IT Manager
9 26 (6.34%) DevOps Engineer
10 24 (5.85%) Administrator
11 22 (5.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 22 (5.37%) Support Analyst
12 21 (5.12%) Security Engineer
12 21 (5.12%) Security Specialist
13 19 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
14 17 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
15 16 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.59%) .NET
2 9 (2.20%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.98%) HTML
3 4 (0.98%) Middleware
3 4 (0.98%) WAP
4 3 (0.73%) XMPP
5 1 (0.24%) Celery
5 1 (0.24%) COM
5 1 (0.24%) Django
5 1 (0.24%) ODBC
5 1 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.39%) iPad
5 16 (3.90%) Clustering
6 15 (3.66%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (2.68%) Replication
9 7 (1.71%) CCTV
9 7 (1.71%) HP StoreVirtual
10 6 (1.46%) FMCG
10 6 (1.46%) PKI
11 5 (1.22%) AS400
11 5 (1.22%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.98%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.98%) iSeries
13 3 (0.73%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 199 (48.54%) Windows
2 137 (33.41%) Windows Server
3 78 (19.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (15.12%) Linux
5 54 (13.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (9.27%) Unix
7 29 (7.07%) Windows 7
8 19 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (2.93%) Mac OS X
10 11 (2.68%) CentOS
10 11 (2.68%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.44%) Windows 10
12 9 (2.20%) Android
13 7 (1.71%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.98%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.73%) Fedora
17 3 (0.73%) Solaris
18 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (29.76%) ITIL
2 49 (11.95%) Information Security
3 39 (9.51%) SIEM
4 38 (9.27%) Configuration Management
5 34 (8.29%) DevOps
6 33 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (8.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 32 (7.80%) Scrum
8 28 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
9 27 (6.59%) Change Management
10 26 (6.34%) Kalman Filter
10 26 (6.34%) Service Management
11 25 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (6.10%) DSDM
11 25 (6.10%) OWASP
11 25 (6.10%) RUP
11 25 (6.10%) Service Delivery
12 24 (5.85%) Network Design
13 23 (5.61%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (5.37%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 93 (22.68%) SQL
2 36 (8.78%) Python
3 27 (6.59%) Bash Shell
4 26 (6.34%) Ruby
5 25 (6.10%) Shell Script
6 23 (5.61%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.39%) PHP
8 10 (2.44%) Perl
9 4 (0.98%) Java
10 3 (0.73%) VBScript
11 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.24%) C#
12 1 (0.24%) COBOL
12 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.24%) JCL
12 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (21.71%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (15.37%) CCNA
2 63 (15.37%) CCNP
3 30 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (5.85%) CISSP
5 22 (5.37%) MCSE
6 20 (4.88%) Security Cleared
7 18 (4.39%) Degree
8 16 (3.90%) CISM
9 12 (2.93%) CCIE
9 12 (2.93%) MCSA
10 11 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.68%) MCITP
10 11 (2.68%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.95%) MCP
12 7 (1.71%) CCSE
13 5 (1.22%) CCSA
13 5 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.98%) ISACA
14 4 (0.98%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (8.78%) PCI DSS
3 25 (6.10%) SLA
4 7 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 126 (30.73%) Active Directory
2 71 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (11.71%) vSphere
4 31 (7.56%) XenServer
5 27 (6.59%) Hyper-V
6 25 (6.10%) Xen
7 19 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.93%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.44%) XenApp
10 4 (0.98%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.49%) vCloud
12 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.24%) iptables
13 1 (0.24%) KVM
13 1 (0.24%) NFS
13 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (8.54%) Puppet
2 26 (6.34%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (6.10%) Cobbler
3 25 (6.10%) Tivoli
4 21 (5.12%) SCCM
5 14 (3.41%) Cacti
5 14 (3.41%) FortiGate
5 14 (3.41%) Nagios
5 14 (3.41%) SCOM
6 12 (2.93%) WSUS
7 11 (2.68%) OpenNMS
8 9 (2.20%) RANCID
9 8 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.22%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.98%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.73%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 192 (46.83%) Cisco
2 150 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 143 (34.88%) VMware
4 82 (20.00%) Juniper
5 77 (18.78%) CheckPoint
6 40 (9.76%) HP
7 39 (9.51%) Citrix
8 30 (7.32%) Oracle
9 25 (6.10%) EnterpriseDB
10 24 (5.85%) Intel Security
10 24 (5.85%) NetApp
11 17 (4.15%) Brocade
11 17 (4.15%) F5
11 17 (4.15%) Symantec
12 16 (3.90%) Dell
12 16 (3.90%) Sophos
13 15 (3.66%) Foundry
13 15 (3.66%) Nimble Storage
13 15 (3.66%) Veeam
14 13 (3.17%) Huawei
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