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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 29 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.52% 1.11% 5.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 54.29% 11.43% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 21
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £36,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
70 35 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.86% 9.75% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 67
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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 +21 38 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 44 (69.84%) Windows
2 42 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
4 31 (49.21%) SAN
4 31 (49.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (46.03%) NetApp
7 28 (44.44%) Cisco
8 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 27 (42.86%) VMware
9 25 (39.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 25 (39.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (34.92%) Lync
10 22 (34.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (30.16%) EMC
12 19 (30.16%) Blackberry
12 19 (30.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
12 19 (30.16%) SharePoint
12 19 (30.16%) Replication
12 19 (30.16%) Hyper-V
13 18 (28.57%) Linux
14 17 (26.98%) MCSE
14 17 (26.98%) SQL
14 17 (26.98%) PowerShell
15 16 (25.40%) ITIL
16 15 (23.81%) MCSA
16 15 (23.81%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 30 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (39.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 25 (39.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (34.92%) Lync
5 19 (30.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (30.16%) SharePoint
6 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (17.46%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (9.52%) IIS
9 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (49.21%) SAN
2 15 (23.81%) LAN
2 15 (23.81%) WAN
3 11 (17.46%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (14.29%) DNS
4 9 (14.29%) DHCP
5 8 (12.70%) NAS
6 7 (11.11%) VPN
7 5 (7.94%) MPLS
7 5 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.35%) IPsec
8 4 (6.35%) OSPF
8 4 (6.35%) BGP
8 4 (6.35%) EIGRP
8 4 (6.35%) IPv6
8 4 (6.35%) SSL
8 4 (6.35%) PPP
9 3 (4.76%) RIP
9 3 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Operations Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Web Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) IT Support
7 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Exchange Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.35%) Messaging Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Support Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Blackberry
1 19 (30.16%) Replication
2 11 (17.46%) Open Source
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) HACMP
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (69.84%) Windows
2 31 (49.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (28.57%) Linux
5 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 7 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.76%) UNIX
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.17%) AIX
9 2 (3.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.94%) Change Management
4 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.35%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.76%) Service Management
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.17%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (3.17%) Workflow
7 2 (3.17%) Six Sigma
8 1 (1.59%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) SQL
1 17 (26.98%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.05%) VBScript
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (26.98%) MCSE
3 15 (23.81%) MCSA
4 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (9.52%) MCP
7 5 (7.94%) CCNA
8 4 (6.35%) MCITP
8 4 (6.35%) MCTS
9 2 (3.17%) CCNP
9 2 (3.17%) IBM AIX Certification
10 1 (1.59%) CCIP
10 1 (1.59%) CCIE
10 1 (1.59%) CCSP
10 1 (1.59%) Degree
10 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
2 22 (34.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (30.16%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.94%) XenApp
5 5 (7.94%) XenServer
6 3 (4.76%) vSphere
7 2 (3.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) WSUS
2 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) NetApp
2 28 (44.44%) Cisco
3 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 27 (42.86%) VMware
4 19 (30.16%) EMC
5 7 (11.11%) HP
6 5 (7.94%) Citrix
7 4 (6.35%) CA
7 4 (6.35%) Dell
8 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.17%) F5
9 2 (3.17%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.17%) IBM
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