The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 13 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 3.23% - 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £41,500 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 25.81% 11.27% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 2
Average salary £20,000 £43,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.48% +48.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Salford region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Salford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salford region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Salford region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard