The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Manchester / Bolton
Rank - - 42
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton - - 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 30 13 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 23.08% 18.06% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 19
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bolton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Bolton.

Salary trend for Firewall in Bolton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Generation
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Softphone
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Generation
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft