Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 34 35
Rank change year-on-year +26 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 20.69% 5.65% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 92.31% 45.45% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 6
Bolton median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £23,500 £33,000 £33,125
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £46,875
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year -4.19% +1.21% -0.60%

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 22 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 22.41% 12.43% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 52
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +20.81%
10th Percentile £23,500 £33,250 £21,081
90th Percentile £53,750 £77,500 £52,375
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bolton

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
7 8 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
7 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 7 (29.17%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (25.00%) VMware Server
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (25.00%) Driving Licence
9 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (20.83%) CCNA
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (20.83%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (16.67%) Compliance Management
11 4 (16.67%) Office 365
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (16.67%) CISSP

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (12.50%) DHCP
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) VLAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.33%) Skype
5 2 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MS Access
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) IT Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Server Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
6 4 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (16.67%) Security Manager
7 3 (12.50%) IT Support
7 3 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
9 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) IT Systems Administrator
9 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Debian
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) Compliance Management
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Security Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery Management
5 2 (8.33%) Break/Fix
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Case Management
5 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.33%) Network Management
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNA
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CISSP
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) MCP
3 3 (12.50%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 3 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Meraki
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos
5 2 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Novell
6 1 (4.17%) Pegasus
6 1 (4.17%) Sage