Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 55 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.37% 3.87% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 17.50% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 15
Liverpool median annual salary £70,000 £44,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.30% -11.00% -
10th Percentile £40,850 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,875 £70,000
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +2.27% -9.74% -2.50%

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 126 240 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 16.56% 22.10% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79 157 69
Liverpool median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £20,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,000
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -16.67%

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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (72.22%) Network Security
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 6 (33.33%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) CCNP
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 4 (22.22%) Data Privacy
6 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Network Design
6 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (22.22%) VoIP
6 4 (22.22%) BGP
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) CCNA
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
7 3 (16.67%) Capita
7 3 (16.67%) Statistics
7 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Network Security
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (22.22%) BGP
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
4 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.56%) 802.11
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) OSPF
6 1 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) TACACS
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Data Privacy
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design
2 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
2 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Network Management
3 3 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.56%) Presales
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CISM
4 1 (5.56%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) HIPAA
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware NSX
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Capita
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed