The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 44 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.36% 2.74% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 13.92% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -30.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 75 79 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 19.69% 19.65% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 39 68 33
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Firewall
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (47.62%) CCNA
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (42.86%) Network Security
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 8 (38.10%) Change Management
8 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 6 (28.57%) VPN
9 6 (28.57%) NetApp
9 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (28.57%) VMware
9 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
9 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (28.57%) MCITP
9 6 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (28.57%) NCDA
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (28.57%) FlexPod
9 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (42.86%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) NAS
3 6 (28.57%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) VLAN
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) ATM
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.76%) FTP
7 1 (4.76%) HTTP
7 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.76%) SMTP
7 1 (4.76%) SNMP
7 1 (4.76%) SSH
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Server Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Server Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 6 (28.57%) FlexPod
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (38.10%) Change Management
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Network Management
6 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Statistics
7 1 (4.76%) Data Privacy
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Network Design
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNA
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (28.57%) MCITP
4 6 (28.57%) NCDA
4 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (14.29%) CCNP
5 3 (14.29%) MCSA
5 3 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (28.57%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) SCDPM
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
1 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) NetApp
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) EMC
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Meraki
4 2 (9.52%) Mitel
4 2 (9.52%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.76%) FireEye