Period
to 23 May 2018

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 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 53 63
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.90% 3.13% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.11% 17.02% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 7
Liverpool median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -21.74%
10th Percentile £25,375 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £52,600 £64,833
Merseyside median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -34.78%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 94 141 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 13.97% 18.38% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 99
Liverpool median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,050 £24,975 £21,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,550 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84% +8.57%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

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

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Liverpool over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 22 (66.67%) WAN
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 21 (63.64%) Network Security
2 21 (63.64%) LAN
3 19 (57.58%) VoIP
3 19 (57.58%) Security Management
4 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (54.55%) CCNP
4 18 (54.55%) High Availability
4 18 (54.55%) SIEM
4 18 (54.55%) Patch Management
4 18 (54.55%) Programme Delivery
5 17 (51.52%) VPN
5 17 (51.52%) Wireless
5 17 (51.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (51.52%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (48.48%) Cisco Wireless
6 16 (48.48%) Proactive Monitoring
6 16 (48.48%) Network Management
7 15 (45.45%) Cisco ISE
7 15 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (45.45%) Windows
7 15 (45.45%) Business Continuity
7 15 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (42.42%) Degree
8 14 (42.42%) IPsec
8 14 (42.42%) SSL
8 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
8 14 (42.42%) CISSP

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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) WAN
2 21 (63.64%) LAN
2 21 (63.64%) Network Security
3 19 (57.58%) VoIP
4 17 (51.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (51.52%) VPN
4 17 (51.52%) Wireless
5 16 (48.48%) Cisco Wireless
6 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (45.45%) Cisco ISE
7 14 (42.42%) IPsec
7 14 (42.42%) MPLS
7 14 (42.42%) Multicast
7 14 (42.42%) SSL
7 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
8 13 (39.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.06%) Internet
9 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
9 2 (6.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 19 (57.58%) Network Engineer
3 16 (48.48%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (48.48%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (42.42%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 14 (42.42%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support
6 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Security Management
2 18 (54.55%) High Availability
2 18 (54.55%) Patch Management
2 18 (54.55%) Programme Delivery
2 18 (54.55%) SIEM
3 17 (51.52%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (48.48%) Network Management
4 16 (48.48%) Proactive Monitoring
5 15 (45.45%) Business Continuity
5 15 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (42.42%) Change Management
6 14 (42.42%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (42.42%) Task Automation
6 14 (42.42%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (39.39%) ITIL
7 13 (39.39%) Project Management
8 12 (36.36%) Web Filtering
9 11 (33.33%) ITIL V3
10 7 (21.21%) Information Security
11 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) Python
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) CCNP
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CISSP
2 14 (42.42%) Degree
3 12 (36.36%) CCDP
4 3 (9.09%) CISM
5 2 (6.06%) CISA
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 22301
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Firmware
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco UCCX
2 13 (39.39%) Nessus
3 11 (33.33%) TrustSec
4 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) IronPort
4 2 (6.06%) Darktrace
4 2 (6.06%) Dell KACE
4 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
4 2 (6.06%) Juniper
4 2 (6.06%) LogRhythm
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec
4 2 (6.06%) Trend Micro
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) AVG
5 1 (3.03%) Capita
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) NICE Systems
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk