The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 60 54 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.43% 2.17% 6.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.61% 15.19% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 36
Average salary £27,500 £28,636 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.96% -23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
Firewall
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 79 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.93% 14.29% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 70 123
Average salary £37,500 £28,068 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.60% -29.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,232
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 11 £27,500 -3.96% 1
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
Sunderland -2 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Gateshead - 1 £32,500 -
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 42 (79.25%) Windows
1 42 (79.25%) MS Exchange
2 38 (71.70%) Active Directory
3 33 (62.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 33 (62.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (56.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (54.72%) NetApp
5 29 (54.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (52.83%) SAN
7 27 (50.94%) Cisco
8 26 (49.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 24 (45.28%) VMware
10 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
10 22 (41.51%) Lync
11 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (35.85%) EMC
12 19 (35.85%) SharePoint
12 19 (35.85%) Blackberry
12 19 (35.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (35.85%) Replication
13 18 (33.96%) LAN
13 18 (33.96%) WAN
13 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (30.19%) PowerShell
15 16 (30.19%) MCSE
15 16 (30.19%) SQL
16 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
17 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (26.42%) Wi-Fi

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 42 (79.25%) MS Exchange
2 33 (62.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (54.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (49.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (41.51%) Lync
6 19 (35.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (35.85%) SharePoint
7 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (20.75%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (7.55%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (52.83%) SAN
2 18 (33.96%) LAN
2 18 (33.96%) WAN
3 14 (26.42%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (15.09%) MPLS
4 8 (15.09%) NAS
5 7 (13.21%) VPN
6 6 (11.32%) OSPF
6 6 (11.32%) BGP
6 6 (11.32%) EIGRP
6 6 (11.32%) IPsec
7 5 (9.43%) VLAN
7 5 (9.43%) DNS
7 5 (9.43%) PPP
8 4 (7.55%) VoIP
8 4 (7.55%) L2TP
8 4 (7.55%) SNMP
8 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.66%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Field Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) IT Support
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (7.55%) Messaging Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Support Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Managed Services Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Blackberry
1 19 (35.85%) Replication
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) HACMP
3 2 (3.77%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (79.25%) Windows
2 33 (62.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (56.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.32%) UNIX
7 4 (7.55%) Linux
8 2 (3.77%) AIX
8 2 (3.77%) Solaris
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
3 4 (7.55%) Network Design
3 4 (7.55%) Change Management
4 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.66%) Test Management
4 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.77%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (3.77%) Workflow
5 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma
5 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.77%) Service Management
6 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
1 16 (30.19%) PowerShell
2 12 (22.64%) VBScript
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (30.19%) MCSE
3 14 (26.42%) MCSA
4 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
5 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
5 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (15.09%) CCNP
7 7 (13.21%) CCNA
8 6 (11.32%) MCP
9 4 (7.55%) CCSP
9 4 (7.55%) MCTS
9 4 (7.55%) MCITP
10 3 (5.66%) JNCIS
10 3 (5.66%) CCDP
11 2 (3.77%) CCIE
11 2 (3.77%) IBM AIX Certification
11 2 (3.77%) Degree
12 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.89%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (71.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (28.30%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.55%) XenApp
5 4 (7.55%) XenServer
6 2 (3.77%) GPFS
7 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) NetApp
2 27 (50.94%) Cisco
3 24 (45.28%) VMware
4 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
5 19 (35.85%) EMC
6 6 (11.32%) F5
7 5 (9.43%) WatchGuard
8 4 (7.55%) CA
8 4 (7.55%) Citrix
9 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.77%) HP
10 2 (3.77%) IBM
11 1 (1.89%) Dell
11 1 (1.89%) Juniper
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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