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

Firewall
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 5.56% 5.71% 5.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 33.33% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Median salary £35,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £51,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.40% -2.35%  

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 18 18 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 16.67% 17.14% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 16
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £19,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Bolton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Legal
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (50.00%) WSUS
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Nimble Storage

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Kali Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) Compliance Management
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Qualys