Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 5.80% 2.52% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 12.50% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 6
Bolton median annual salary £31,250 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% -33.33% +23.53%
10th Percentile £22,450 £32,750 £49,375
90th Percentile £56,250 £44,000 £53,750
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% - +13.33%

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 18 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 13.04% 20.17% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 43 27
Bolton median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £19,175 £22,750 £21,800
90th Percentile £61,125 £55,500 £53,750
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Exinda
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) IaaS

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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) Exinda
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam