Period
to 22 September 2018

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 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 36 36
Rank change year-on-year +26 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 14.79% 5.83% 4.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 72.41% 34.29% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 9
Bolton median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% -19.05% +23.53%
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,250 £39,400
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £53,750
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.88% -0.59% +6.25%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 29 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 20.42% 16.99% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 45
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £77,500 £53,250
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Bolton over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 14 (66.67%) Windows
4 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
6 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
7 8 (38.10%) Unified Communications
7 8 (38.10%) Citrix
7 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
8 7 (33.33%) Driving Licence
8 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (28.57%) VMware Server
9 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (19.05%) Information Security
11 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (19.05%) Compliance Management
11 4 (19.05%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 4 (19.05%) LAN
11 4 (19.05%) WAN
11 4 (19.05%) DHCP
11 4 (19.05%) ITIL
11 4 (19.05%) CISSP
11 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 4 (19.05%) Legal
11 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
2 8 (38.10%) Unified Communications
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) VLAN
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.52%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) IT Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) IT Manager
4 4 (19.05%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
1 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Compliance Management
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 3 (14.29%) Security Management
3 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Network Management
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery Management
4 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CISA
3 1 (4.76%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Server
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) vCenter Server
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) Meraki
6 2 (9.52%) Sophos
6 2 (9.52%) Veeam
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) HP