The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 53 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.46% 4.36% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.75% 24.44% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 21
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £17,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £42,350 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,900 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 90 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.92% 17.82% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 83 114
Average salary £24,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £24,000 £25,060
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
North East

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -18 7 £30,500 -6.15% 1
South Shields - 1 £19,000 -
Sunderland - 1 £35,000 -
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) ADSL
6 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) DSL
6 4 (19.05%) Nagios
7 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) HTTP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) ADSL
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) DSL
4 3 (14.29%) HTTP
4 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (9.52%) LDAP
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) SMTP
6 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) MS Access
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JUnit
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
2 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Sensu
1 3 (14.29%) REST
1 3 (14.29%) Guice
1 3 (14.29%) Play Framework
1 3 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (14.29%) Django
1 3 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Network Design
3 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Scala
2 3 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCTS
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) RHCE
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nagios
2 3 (14.29%) collectd
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) WSUS
2 3 (14.29%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 13 days ago