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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 52 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 35 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.49% 6.62% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.44% 51.47% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 5
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £27,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £48,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
45 68 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.18% 12.85% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36 44 26
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -19 9 £24,000 -12.72% 1
Jarrow - 2 - -
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) SLA
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) IIS
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (17.65%) Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) NAS
7 3 (17.65%) Degree

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 2 (11.76%) PSTN
4 2 (11.76%) SNMP
4 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) LDAP
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Server Support
5 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (5.88%) Managed Services Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Data Management
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) BCP
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.76%) Server Building
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Presales
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) iptables
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) Draytek
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat