The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
North West / Lancashire
Rank 30 43 36
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.76% 2.41% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.34% 34.78% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 17
Median salary £36,250 £27,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.25% -22.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 61 23 69
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.63% 6.93% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 67
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Lancashire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Lancashire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Lancashire

Firewall
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +3 6 £25,000 -33.33%
Blackburn +4 3 £18,000 -32.07%
Burnley - 2 £35,000 -
Preston -11 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Firewall
North West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 38 (82.61%) Cisco
2 24 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (47.83%) CCNP
3 22 (47.83%) Network Security
4 21 (45.65%) Juniper
4 21 (45.65%) WAN
5 20 (43.48%) JNCIP
6 18 (39.13%) Network Design
6 18 (39.13%) Network Management
6 18 (39.13%) Mentoring
6 18 (39.13%) MPLS
6 18 (39.13%) OSPF
6 18 (39.13%) BGP
7 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
8 16 (34.78%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (34.78%) CCNA
9 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
9 15 (32.61%) Solaris
9 15 (32.61%) LAN
9 15 (32.61%) VMware
10 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
11 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
11 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (23.91%) SQL
11 11 (23.91%) Oracle
11 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
11 11 (23.91%) Unix
11 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
12 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) Network Security
2 21 (45.65%) WAN
3 18 (39.13%) BGP
3 18 (39.13%) MPLS
3 18 (39.13%) OSPF
4 15 (32.61%) LAN
5 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.04%) FTP
6 6 (13.04%) HTTP
6 6 (13.04%) Internet
6 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (13.04%) SMTP
6 6 (13.04%) VPN
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.52%) SAN
7 3 (6.52%) Wireless
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.35%) NAS
8 2 (4.35%) VoIP
8 2 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 17 (36.96%) Lead Network Engineer
3 15 (32.61%) Analyst
4 13 (28.26%) Support Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) IT Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) IT Support
5 10 (21.74%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Solaris
2 11 (23.91%) Unix
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Mentoring
1 18 (39.13%) Network Design
1 18 (39.13%) Network Management
2 16 (34.78%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.04%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Analytics
5 2 (4.35%) Business Development
5 2 (4.35%) Data Analytics
5 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) SIEM
5 2 (4.35%) Use Case
5 2 (4.35%) Validation
5 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (2.17%) Data Security
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.17%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) PHP
2 2 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (47.83%) CCNP
3 20 (43.48%) JNCIP
4 16 (34.78%) CCNA
5 7 (15.22%) MCSE
5 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.70%) CISSP
6 4 (8.70%) RHCE
6 4 (8.70%) SCNA
6 4 (8.70%) SCSA
6 4 (8.70%) Sun Certification
7 3 (6.52%) Degree
8 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.35%) MCP
8 2 (4.35%) SANS
8 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.04%) Sendmail
4 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) Cisco
2 21 (45.65%) Juniper
3 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 15 (32.61%) VMware
5 11 (23.91%) Oracle
6 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.04%) Lotus
8 4 (8.70%) Dell
8 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.35%) F5
9 2 (4.35%) HP
9 2 (4.35%) Mitel
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp
9 2 (4.35%) Veeam
9 2 (4.35%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.17%) Panasonic
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
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