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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 58 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.79% 1.45% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 14.75% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 21
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,800 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £37,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -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
60 61 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.15% 9.85% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 51 45 83
Average salary £32,500 £24,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% -37.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 12 £32,500 +6.55% 1
Sunderland -9 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Gateshead - 1 £32,500 -
Prudhoe - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall
North East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (65.63%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) VMware
4 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
6 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (31.25%) WAN
10 10 (31.25%) LAN
10 10 (31.25%) SQL
10 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
11 9 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (28.13%) DNS
11 9 (28.13%) SAN
11 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
11 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 7 (21.88%) CCNP
13 7 (21.88%) NetApp
13 7 (21.88%) MPLS
14 6 (18.75%) OSPF
14 6 (18.75%) BGP
14 6 (18.75%) Finance
14 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
1 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (15.63%) Apache
6 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
6 3 (9.38%) CMS
6 3 (9.38%) Zope
6 3 (9.38%) Plone
6 3 (9.38%) nginx
7 2 (6.25%) Lync
7 2 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) LAN
1 10 (31.25%) WAN
2 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) SAN
2 9 (28.13%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (21.88%) MPLS
4 6 (18.75%) OSPF
4 6 (18.75%) BGP
5 5 (15.63%) IPsec
5 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
5 5 (15.63%) VLAN
5 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 5 (15.63%) SSL
5 5 (15.63%) VoIP
6 4 (12.50%) PPP
6 4 (12.50%) L2TP
7 3 (9.38%) X.21
7 3 (9.38%) DSL
7 3 (9.38%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (9.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.38%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Network Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Field Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Support
3 3 (9.38%) Support Technician
3 3 (9.38%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (9.38%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.50%) UNIX
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.38%) CentOS
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL
1 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.50%) Network Design
3 3 (9.38%) Test Management
3 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.13%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) Line Management
5 1 (3.13%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Python
2 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (9.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.88%) CCNP
3 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) CCNA
5 4 (12.50%) CCSP
6 3 (9.38%) CCDP
6 3 (9.38%) JNCIS
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (6.25%) CCIE
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.13%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) qmail
4 3 (9.38%) Postfix
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.38%) Varnish
5 1 (3.13%) Firmware
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HAProxy
1 3 (9.38%) Ansible
1 3 (9.38%) systemd
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) NetApp
5 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.63%) F5
6 4 (12.50%) WatchGuard
7 3 (9.38%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
8 2 (6.25%) Juniper
8 2 (6.25%) CA
8 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.13%) BT
9 1 (3.13%) Draytek
9 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.13%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) Meraki
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago