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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / North West
Rank 72 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 228 192 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.84% 3.49% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.36% 23.27% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 181 159 231
Median salary £38,500 £41,375 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +11.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
865 825 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.56% 14.98% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 666 683 926
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 146 £40,000 -6.97% 33
Lancashire +7 32 £31,250 -3.84% 4
Cheshire -10 25 £37,500 +19.04% 6
Merseyside -10 19 £44,000 -7.36% 5
Cumbria +6 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 288 (56.47%) Cisco
2 193 (37.84%) DNS
3 185 (36.27%) Active Directory
3 185 (36.27%) VMware
4 184 (36.08%) Windows
5 182 (35.69%) WAN
6 162 (31.76%) Cisco Certification
7 159 (31.18%) LAN
8 141 (27.65%) Microsoft
9 134 (26.27%) DHCP
10 132 (25.88%) Network Security
11 131 (25.69%) CCNP
12 117 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 113 (22.16%) ITIL
14 104 (20.39%) SQL
15 103 (20.20%) Linux
16 100 (19.61%) Windows Server
17 97 (19.02%) Internet
18 87 (17.06%) TCP/IP
19 84 (16.47%) CCNA
20 82 (16.08%) Network Management
21 79 (15.49%) VPN
22 77 (15.10%) Juniper
23 76 (14.90%) Wireless
24 74 (14.51%) VLAN
25 73 (14.31%) Finance
25 73 (14.31%) SQL Server
26 70 (13.73%) BGP
27 69 (13.53%) Cisco ASA
27 69 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012

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 65 (12.75%) MS Exchange
2 25 (4.90%) WebSphere
3 23 (4.51%) IIS
4 22 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (4.12%) JBoss
5 21 (4.12%) WebLogic
6 17 (3.33%) CloudStack
6 17 (3.33%) OpenStack
7 13 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.76%) Apache
9 7 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.98%) CMS
10 5 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.98%) nginx
10 5 (0.98%) WordPress
11 3 (0.59%) CICS
11 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.20%) GroupWise
Applications
1 42 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.49%) MS Office
3 5 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) BPCS
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (9.41%) Office 365
3 35 (6.86%) Amazon S3
4 30 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.37%) SaaS
8 5 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.39%) PaaS
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 193 (37.84%) DNS
2 182 (35.69%) WAN
3 159 (31.18%) LAN
4 134 (26.27%) DHCP
5 132 (25.88%) Network Security
6 97 (19.02%) Internet
7 87 (17.06%) TCP/IP
8 79 (15.49%) VPN
9 76 (14.90%) Wireless
10 74 (14.51%) VLAN
11 70 (13.73%) BGP
12 69 (13.53%) Cisco ASA
13 67 (13.14%) VoIP
13 67 (13.14%) WLAN
14 63 (12.35%) MPLS
15 54 (10.59%) Intrusion Detection
15 54 (10.59%) OSPF
16 53 (10.39%) SAN
17 49 (9.61%) Wi-Fi
18 48 (9.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.31%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.12%) MySQL
3 17 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
4 13 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.55%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.59%) DB2
7 3 (0.59%) MS Access
8 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.37%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.98%) JMeter
5 5 (0.98%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.78%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.59%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.59%) Firebug
7 3 (0.59%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.59%) The Grinder
7 3 (0.59%) Toad
7 3 (0.59%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.39%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.39%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.20%) JIRA
9 1 (0.20%) JUnit
9 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 73 (14.31%) Finance
2 58 (11.37%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.73%) Retail
4 15 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.18%) Banking
7 4 (0.78%) Back Office
8 3 (0.59%) Marketing
9 2 (0.39%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 126 (24.71%) Network Engineer
2 74 (14.51%) Analyst
3 50 (9.80%) Support Engineer
4 48 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 43 (8.43%) Security Engineer
6 40 (7.84%) IT Engineer
7 36 (7.06%) IT Support
8 34 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
9 32 (6.27%) Senior Network Engineer
10 30 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 28 (5.49%) Support Analyst
12 25 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
13 24 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
14 22 (4.31%) IT Support Engineer
14 22 (4.31%) Network Analyst
14 22 (4.31%) Windows Engineer
15 21 (4.12%) Consultant
16 20 (3.92%) Network Manager
17 19 (3.73%) Administrator
18 18 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.08%) Web Services
2 27 (5.29%) .NET
3 12 (2.35%) HTML
4 8 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.37%) 802.1X
5 7 (1.37%) CSS
5 7 (1.37%) LAMP
6 6 (1.18%) jQuery
7 5 (0.98%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.98%) Laravel
7 5 (0.98%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.59%) SOAP
9 1 (0.20%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.20%) FFmpeg
9 1 (0.20%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.20%) RequireJS
9 1 (0.20%) Symfony
9 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.20%) XML
9 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.94%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.06%) NHS
4 27 (5.29%) Video Conferencing
5 25 (4.90%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.73%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (1.96%) Replication
9 8 (1.57%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.37%) iPad
11 5 (0.98%) CCTV
11 5 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.78%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.59%) Clustering
13 3 (0.59%) Life Science
13 3 (0.59%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.59%) Physics
13 3 (0.59%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.59%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 184 (36.08%) Windows
2 103 (20.20%) Linux
3 100 (19.61%) Windows Server
4 69 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (7.06%) Unix
7 34 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.14%) Windows 8
9 14 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (2.55%) Mac OS X
10 13 (2.55%) Solaris
11 12 (2.35%) CentOS
12 9 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.37%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.39%) AIX
16 2 (0.39%) Fedora
17 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (22.16%) ITIL
2 82 (16.08%) Network Management
3 57 (11.18%) Service Management
4 56 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (10.98%) Configuration Management
5 48 (9.41%) Network Design
6 41 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (7.84%) DevOps
7 40 (7.84%) Information Security
8 37 (7.25%) Mentoring
9 36 (7.06%) Security Management
10 34 (6.67%) Scrum
11 27 (5.29%) SIEM
12 26 (5.10%) High Availability
13 25 (4.90%) Identity Access Management
14 24 (4.71%) ITSM
15 23 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (4.51%) Data Protection
16 22 (4.31%) Programme Management
17 20 (3.92%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 104 (20.39%) SQL
2 58 (11.37%) PowerShell
3 53 (10.39%) Python
4 30 (5.88%) Perl
5 26 (5.10%) PHP
6 23 (4.51%) Shell Script
7 20 (3.92%) Ruby
8 16 (3.14%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.18%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.78%) Java
11 3 (0.59%) C#
11 3 (0.59%) COBOL
11 3 (0.59%) JCL
11 3 (0.59%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.39%) C
13 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 162 (31.76%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (25.69%) CCNP
3 84 (16.47%) CCNA
4 41 (8.04%) Degree
5 35 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (5.69%) JNCIP
7 24 (4.71%) MCSE
8 23 (4.51%) CCIE
9 21 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (3.33%) CCSE
11 15 (2.94%) CISSP
12 14 (2.75%) MCP
13 13 (2.55%) MCSA
14 11 (2.16%) MCITP
15 10 (1.96%) CCSA
15 10 (1.96%) CCSP
16 8 (1.57%) A+ Certification
17 6 (1.18%) BC Cleared
17 6 (1.18%) JNCIA
17 6 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.02%) PCI DSS
2 40 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (5.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 185 (36.27%) Active Directory
2 117 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (12.94%) Hyper-V
4 40 (7.84%) vSphere
5 26 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.33%) Xen
6 17 (3.33%) XenServer
7 14 (2.75%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (1.37%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.18%) vCloud
12 5 (0.98%) Firmware
12 5 (0.98%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.78%) Docker
14 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.59%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.39%) pfSense
15 2 (0.39%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 55 (10.78%) Puppet
2 39 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (6.08%) Nagios
4 30 (5.88%) SCCM
5 24 (4.71%) OpenNMS
6 21 (4.12%) FortiGate
7 19 (3.73%) Cisco CUCM
7 19 (3.73%) RANCID
8 17 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
9 15 (2.94%) SCOM
10 14 (2.75%) WSUS
11 13 (2.55%) Ansible
11 13 (2.55%) Cacti
11 13 (2.55%) Cobbler
11 13 (2.55%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.18%) Backup Exec
12 6 (1.18%) vMotion
13 5 (0.98%) cPanel
14 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.78%) Packer
Vendors
1 288 (56.47%) Cisco
2 185 (36.27%) VMware
3 141 (27.65%) Microsoft
4 77 (15.10%) Juniper
5 62 (12.16%) CheckPoint
6 50 (9.80%) HP
7 43 (8.43%) Oracle
8 36 (7.06%) Citrix
9 33 (6.47%) Fortinet
10 28 (5.49%) Ericsson
10 28 (5.49%) Huawei
11 25 (4.90%) NetApp
12 24 (4.71%) F5
13 23 (4.51%) SonicWALL
14 22 (4.31%) Palo Alto
15 21 (4.12%) Meraki
16 20 (3.92%) Avaya
16 20 (3.92%) Veeam
17 19 (3.73%) Brocade
17 19 (3.73%) Splunk
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