Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 33 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 5.82% 4.53% 7.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.31% 20.00% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 16
Bolton median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +93.18%
10th Percentile £30,625 £33,500 £28,875
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £50,625
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 26 65 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 13.76% 22.65% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 55 33
Bolton median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +70.45%
10th Percentile £29,500 £22,638 £25,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £52,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Legal
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 4 (36.36%) Process Management
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) SaaS
4 4 (36.36%) Network Management
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
4 4 (36.36%) Network Design
4 4 (36.36%) JNCIP
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (36.36%) Coaching
4 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence

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 3 (27.27%) K2 blackpearl
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (27.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) MPLS
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Operations Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Service Operations Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Kali Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Coaching
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 4 (36.36%) Network Management
2 4 (36.36%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Process Management
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (27.27%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Case Management
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Practice Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) JNCIP
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) AppDynamics
3 3 (27.27%) Dynatrace
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Qualys