Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 63 55
Rank change year-on-year +36 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 6.03% 1.86% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.04% 10.61% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 36 5 27
Liverpool median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -21.74%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £34,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £56,350
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -28.26%

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 115 132 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 18.25% 17.58% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 96 75 155
Liverpool median annual salary £46,250 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £56,250 £60,000
Merseyside median annual salary £42,198 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.61% +2.67% -0.66%

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 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 25 (65.79%) WAN
2 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 24 (63.16%) LAN
3 23 (60.53%) CCNP
3 23 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 20 (52.63%) Windows
5 18 (47.37%) Security Management
5 18 (47.37%) Network Security
5 18 (47.37%) VPN
6 17 (44.74%) ITIL
6 17 (44.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (44.74%) High Availability
6 17 (44.74%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (42.11%) Proactive Monitoring
7 16 (42.11%) Programme Delivery
7 16 (42.11%) Task Automation
7 16 (42.11%) Network Management
7 16 (42.11%) Patch Management
7 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (42.11%) VoIP
7 16 (42.11%) Change Management
8 15 (39.47%) CISSP
8 15 (39.47%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (39.47%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (39.47%) Wireless
8 15 (39.47%) Cisco ISE
8 15 (39.47%) SIEM
9 14 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus

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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (31.58%) MS Visio
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) WAN
2 24 (63.16%) LAN
3 20 (52.63%) TCP/IP
4 18 (47.37%) Network Security
4 18 (47.37%) VPN
5 17 (44.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (42.11%) VoIP
7 15 (39.47%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (39.47%) Cisco ISE
7 15 (39.47%) Wireless
8 14 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (36.84%) Cisco Wireless
9 13 (34.21%) IPsec
10 12 (31.58%) MPLS
10 12 (31.58%) Multicast
10 12 (31.58%) SSL
11 6 (15.79%) WLAN
12 5 (13.16%) DNS
12 5 (13.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 20 (52.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (36.84%) Network Security Engineer
3 14 (36.84%) Security Engineer
3 14 (36.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 14 (36.84%) Senior Security Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Security Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Information Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Support
8 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) PMI
6 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Security Management
2 17 (44.74%) High Availability
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (42.11%) Change Management
3 16 (42.11%) Network Management
3 16 (42.11%) Patch Management
3 16 (42.11%) Proactive Monitoring
3 16 (42.11%) Programme Delivery
3 16 (42.11%) Task Automation
4 15 (39.47%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (39.47%) SIEM
5 14 (36.84%) Business Continuity
5 14 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (34.21%) Project Management
7 12 (31.58%) Web Filtering
8 11 (28.95%) ITIL V3
9 9 (23.68%) Information Security
10 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Perl
1 4 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) CCNP
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CISSP
3 13 (34.21%) Degree
4 12 (31.58%) CCDP
5 7 (18.42%) CCNA
6 4 (10.53%) CISM
7 3 (7.89%) MCSA
7 3 (7.89%) MCSE
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.26%) CISA
9 1 (2.63%) CCIE
9 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (2.63%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Firmware
2 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (31.58%) Nessus
2 12 (31.58%) TrustSec
3 2 (5.26%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.63%) OpenView
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) SolarWinds
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix
4 5 (13.16%) Juniper
5 3 (7.89%) IronPort
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Darktrace
6 2 (5.26%) Dell KACE
6 2 (5.26%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.26%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.63%) Capita
7 1 (2.63%) Meraki
7 1 (2.63%) Veeam