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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 57 55 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.66% 1.82% 6.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.42% 13.41% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 31
Average salary £27,500 £28,636 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.96% -28.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
53 82 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.08% 13.60% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 69 126
Average salary £35,000 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,750
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +7 9 £27,500 -6.99% 5
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
Sunderland 0 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 29 May 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 35 (76.09%) Windows
1 35 (76.09%) MS Exchange
2 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (58.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (54.35%) SAN
7 25 (54.35%) NetApp
7 25 (54.35%) Cisco
8 23 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (47.83%) VMware
10 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
11 19 (41.30%) Lync
12 18 (39.13%) EMC
12 18 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (36.96%) Blackberry
13 17 (36.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (36.96%) SharePoint
13 17 (36.96%) Replication
14 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (30.43%) LAN
15 14 (30.43%) WAN
16 12 (26.09%) MCSE
16 12 (26.09%) SQL
16 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
16 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
16 12 (26.09%) Wi-Fi

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (76.09%) MS Exchange
2 28 (60.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 27 (58.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (41.30%) Lync
6 17 (36.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (36.96%) SharePoint
7 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (23.91%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) SAN
2 14 (30.43%) LAN
2 14 (30.43%) WAN
3 12 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (17.39%) MPLS
5 7 (15.22%) NAS
6 6 (13.04%) OSPF
6 6 (13.04%) BGP
7 5 (10.87%) VoIP
7 5 (10.87%) EIGRP
7 5 (10.87%) VLAN
7 5 (10.87%) IPsec
8 4 (8.70%) L2TP
8 4 (8.70%) PPP
8 4 (8.70%) VPN
8 4 (8.70%) DNS
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.52%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (6.52%) SNMP
9 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Field Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (8.70%) Messaging Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Support Technician
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Support Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support
4 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Blackberry
1 17 (36.96%) Replication
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.70%) UNIX
8 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.70%) TOGAF
3 4 (8.70%) Network Design
4 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.52%) Test Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.17%) High Availability
6 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.17%) Line Management
6 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
1 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.74%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (26.09%) MCSE
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (23.91%) MCSA
4 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 8 (17.39%) CCNP
6 7 (15.22%) CCNA
7 5 (10.87%) MCP
8 4 (8.70%) MCTS
8 4 (8.70%) MCITP
8 4 (8.70%) CCSP
9 3 (6.52%) CCDP
9 3 (6.52%) JNCIS
10 2 (4.35%) Degree
10 2 (4.35%) CCIE
11 1 (2.17%) CCIP
11 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) XenServer
6 1 (2.17%) Firmware
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) NetApp
1 25 (54.35%) Cisco
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (39.13%) EMC
5 6 (13.04%) F5
6 4 (8.70%) WatchGuard
6 4 (8.70%) CA
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix
8 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.17%) Meraki
9 1 (2.17%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.17%) Draytek
9 1 (2.17%) BT
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