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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 62 80 108
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 248 230 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.05% 3.44% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.81% 23.12% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 214 186 165
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
961 995 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.71% 14.88% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 801 796 927
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 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +8 155 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Cheshire +4 40 £32,500 -10.34% 11
Merseyside +7 26 £37,500 - 4
Lancashire +12 15 £31,250 +13.63% 3
Cumbria +3 4 £30,000 +21.50% 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 219 (49.44%) Cisco
2 191 (43.12%) Windows
3 152 (34.31%) VMware
4 145 (32.73%) Microsoft
5 138 (31.15%) Active Directory
5 138 (31.15%) ITIL
6 133 (30.02%) Windows Server
7 125 (28.22%) DNS
8 121 (27.31%) LAN
9 106 (23.93%) WAN
10 104 (23.48%) Cisco Certification
11 95 (21.44%) VPN
12 94 (21.22%) SQL
13 91 (20.54%) DHCP
14 83 (18.74%) Juniper
15 77 (17.38%) MS Exchange
15 77 (17.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 76 (17.16%) CCNP
17 75 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
18 72 (16.25%) CheckPoint
19 71 (16.03%) CCNA
19 71 (16.03%) Network Security
20 69 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
20 69 (15.58%) TCP/IP
21 64 (14.45%) Wireless
22 60 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
23 58 (13.09%) Linux
24 56 (12.64%) vSphere
25 55 (12.42%) MPLS
26 54 (12.19%) SAN

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 77 (17.38%) MS Exchange
2 38 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (5.87%) WebSphere
4 25 (5.64%) CloudStack
4 25 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (5.64%) JBoss
4 25 (5.64%) OpenStack
4 25 (5.64%) WebLogic
5 20 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.26%) IIS
9 9 (2.03%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.13%) WordPress
12 4 (0.90%) Apache
12 4 (0.90%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.68%) CICS
14 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (6.77%) MS Office
2 26 (5.87%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.23%) BPCS
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.51%) Office 365
2 15 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.26%) IaaS
5 8 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.81%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.13%) SaaS
7 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.68%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.23%) GitHub
10 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (28.22%) DNS
2 121 (27.31%) LAN
3 106 (23.93%) WAN
4 95 (21.44%) VPN
5 91 (20.54%) DHCP
6 71 (16.03%) Network Security
7 69 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
7 69 (15.58%) TCP/IP
8 64 (14.45%) Wireless
9 55 (12.42%) MPLS
10 54 (12.19%) SAN
11 51 (11.51%) VLAN
12 46 (10.38%) VoIP
13 44 (9.93%) Internet
14 37 (8.35%) BGP
15 36 (8.13%) IP Telephony
15 36 (8.13%) Wi-Fi
16 34 (7.67%) WLAN
17 30 (6.77%) Cisco Nexus
18 29 (6.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.81%) MySQL
6 7 (1.58%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.68%) DB2
8 3 (0.68%) MS Access
9 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.45%) Looker
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.93%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.35%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.68%) Fiddler
3 3 (0.68%) Firebug
3 3 (0.68%) JMeter
3 3 (0.68%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.68%) The Grinder
3 3 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 50 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 38 (8.58%) Finance
3 19 (4.29%) Law
4 11 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.03%) Marketing
5 9 (2.03%) Retail
6 5 (1.13%) Banking
7 4 (0.90%) Legal
8 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Automotive
9 2 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (22.12%) Network Engineer
2 67 (15.12%) Analyst
3 44 (9.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 41 (9.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 37 (8.35%) IT Support
6 35 (7.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 33 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (7.22%) IT Engineer
9 30 (6.77%) Security Engineer
10 29 (6.55%) IT Manager
11 26 (5.87%) Support Engineer
12 25 (5.64%) 3rd Line Support
12 25 (5.64%) Administrator
12 25 (5.64%) DevOps Engineer
13 22 (4.97%) Support Analyst
14 21 (4.74%) Security Specialist
15 19 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
16 18 (4.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 17 (3.84%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 17 (3.84%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.77%) .NET
2 11 (2.48%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.58%) HTML
4 4 (0.90%) WAP
5 3 (0.68%) SOAP
6 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.45%) LAMP
6 2 (0.45%) Web Services
7 1 (0.23%) Celery
7 1 (0.23%) COM
7 1 (0.23%) CSS
7 1 (0.23%) Django
7 1 (0.23%) jQuery
7 1 (0.23%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.23%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) ODBC
7 1 (0.23%) RequireJS
7 1 (0.23%) Symfony
7 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.03%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.29%) iPad
5 18 (4.06%) Clustering
5 18 (4.06%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (3.39%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.71%) Replication
8 8 (1.81%) HP StoreVirtual
8 8 (1.81%) NHS
9 7 (1.58%) CCTV
10 6 (1.35%) FMCG
10 6 (1.35%) PKI
11 5 (1.13%) AS400
11 5 (1.13%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.13%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.90%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.90%) iSeries
13 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 191 (43.12%) Windows
2 133 (30.02%) Windows Server
3 77 (17.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (13.09%) Linux
6 37 (8.35%) Unix
7 33 (7.45%) Windows 7
8 23 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.93%) Mac OS X
9 13 (2.93%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.48%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.26%) CentOS
12 7 (1.58%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.13%) Android
14 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.90%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.68%) Fedora
15 3 (0.68%) Solaris
16 2 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (31.15%) ITIL
2 42 (9.48%) Configuration Management
3 41 (9.26%) Information Security
4 38 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (8.13%) Service Management
5 36 (8.13%) SIEM
6 34 (7.67%) Scrum
7 33 (7.45%) DevOps
7 33 (7.45%) Service Delivery
8 31 (7.00%) Network Design
9 30 (6.77%) Change Management
9 30 (6.77%) Network Management
10 29 (6.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 26 (5.87%) Cybersecurity
11 26 (5.87%) Kalman Filter
12 25 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (5.64%) DSDM
12 25 (5.64%) OWASP
12 25 (5.64%) RUP
13 24 (5.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 94 (21.22%) SQL
2 41 (9.26%) Python
3 28 (6.32%) PowerShell
4 27 (6.09%) Shell Script
5 26 (5.87%) Bash Shell
5 26 (5.87%) Ruby
6 22 (4.97%) PHP
7 13 (2.93%) Perl
8 4 (0.90%) Java
9 3 (0.68%) COBOL
9 3 (0.68%) JCL
9 3 (0.68%) VBScript
10 2 (0.45%) C#
10 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.23%) VB
11 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 104 (23.48%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (17.16%) CCNP
3 71 (16.03%) CCNA
4 32 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (5.64%) MCSE
6 23 (5.19%) CISSP
7 19 (4.29%) Degree
8 17 (3.84%) Security Cleared
9 14 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (3.16%) MCSA
10 12 (2.71%) CCIE
10 12 (2.71%) CISM
10 12 (2.71%) MCITP
11 11 (2.48%) SC Cleared
12 10 (2.26%) MCP
13 8 (1.81%) CCSE
14 6 (1.35%) JNCIP
15 5 (1.13%) CCSA
15 5 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.90%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (8.80%) PCI DSS
3 30 (6.77%) SLA
4 7 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 138 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 75 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (12.64%) vSphere
4 31 (7.00%) XenServer
5 29 (6.55%) Hyper-V
6 25 (5.64%) Xen
7 21 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.26%) XenApp
9 9 (2.03%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.58%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.45%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.45%) vCloud
14 1 (0.23%) iptables
14 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (9.26%) Puppet
2 28 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (5.64%) Cobbler
3 25 (5.64%) SCCM
3 25 (5.64%) Tivoli
4 19 (4.29%) Nagios
5 16 (3.61%) Cacti
5 16 (3.61%) OpenNMS
5 16 (3.61%) SCOM
6 14 (3.16%) FortiGate
7 12 (2.71%) RANCID
8 10 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (2.26%) WSUS
9 7 (1.58%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (1.35%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 219 (49.44%) Cisco
2 152 (34.31%) VMware
3 145 (32.73%) Microsoft
4 83 (18.74%) Juniper
5 72 (16.25%) CheckPoint
6 48 (10.84%) HP
7 45 (10.16%) Citrix
8 33 (7.45%) Oracle
9 26 (5.87%) NetApp
10 25 (5.64%) EnterpriseDB
11 23 (5.19%) Intel Security
12 22 (4.97%) F5
13 19 (4.29%) Brocade
14 18 (4.06%) Huawei
14 18 (4.06%) Veeam
15 17 (3.84%) Dell
15 17 (3.84%) Ericsson
15 17 (3.84%) Foundry
15 17 (3.84%) Meraki
16 16 (3.61%) Apple
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