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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 41 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.48% 2.24% 6.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 22.22% 53.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 15
Median salary £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 45 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.90% 10.09% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 94 36 40
Median salary £30,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 18 £30,000 +25.00% 2
South Shields - 3 £22,500 -
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 22 (53.66%) Windows
3 20 (48.78%) Cisco
4 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
4 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
4 19 (46.34%) VMware
5 18 (43.90%) DNS
6 17 (41.46%) Citrix
6 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
8 15 (36.59%) DHCP
9 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
10 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (31.71%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (31.71%) Presales
10 13 (31.71%) MS Office
10 13 (31.71%) Backup Exec
11 12 (29.27%) VLAN
11 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
11 12 (29.27%) SAN
11 12 (29.27%) Symantec
11 12 (29.27%) Sophos
11 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
11 12 (29.27%) Office 365
12 11 (26.83%) SMTP
12 11 (26.83%) SQL
13 10 (24.39%) Web Services
13 10 (24.39%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
2 13 (31.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (29.27%) Office 365
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (7.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
4 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.32%) PaaS
4 3 (7.32%) Route 53
4 3 (7.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) DNS
2 15 (36.59%) DHCP
3 12 (29.27%) SAN
3 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
3 12 (29.27%) VLAN
4 11 (26.83%) SMTP
5 10 (24.39%) DMZ
6 9 (21.95%) LAN
6 9 (21.95%) WAN
7 8 (19.51%) VPN
8 7 (17.07%) VoIP
9 5 (12.20%) Network Security
10 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.32%) Wireless
11 2 (4.88%) Internet
11 2 (4.88%) LDAP
11 2 (4.88%) SSH
12 1 (2.44%) BGP
12 1 (2.44%) IPsec
12 1 (2.44%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Redis
4 1 (2.44%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Security Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) LAMP
2 3 (7.32%) WAP
3 1 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Driving Licence
2 5 (12.20%) Replication
3 4 (9.76%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
5 10 (24.39%) Linux
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.20%) CentOS
8 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Presales
2 10 (24.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 10 (24.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (14.63%) Change Control
3 6 (14.63%) Information Security
3 6 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.76%) Email Filtering
5 4 (9.76%) Web Filtering
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps
6 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
5 2 (4.88%) CEH
5 2 (4.88%) CISA
5 2 (4.88%) CISM
5 2 (4.88%) CISSP
5 2 (4.88%) MCSA
5 2 (4.88%) SANS
5 2 (4.88%) SSCP
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (34.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (12.20%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.88%) NFS
7 1 (2.44%) Firmware
7 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.44%) Gluster
7 1 (2.44%) iptables
7 1 (2.44%) LXC
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Salt
3 1 (2.44%) Cacti
3 1 (2.44%) Graphite
3 1 (2.44%) Graylog
3 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.44%) Icinga
3 1 (2.44%) logstash
3 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 20 (48.78%) Cisco
3 19 (46.34%) VMware
4 17 (41.46%) Citrix
5 12 (29.27%) Sophos
5 12 (29.27%) Symantec
6 9 (21.95%) HP
7 6 (14.63%) Dell
8 5 (12.20%) arcserve
8 5 (12.20%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (7.32%) Intel Security
9 3 (7.32%) Qualys
9 3 (7.32%) Tripwire
10 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
10 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
10 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (2.44%) Draytek
11 1 (2.44%) F5
11 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
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