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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 1.09% - 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% - 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £34,500 - £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
27 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 29.35% 23.08% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 15
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) F5