Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 52 54
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 30 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.39% 2.94% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.42% 18.75% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 33
Liverpool median annual salary £39,548 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.67% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,050 £34,500
90th Percentile £51,938 £75,000 £54,730
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -21.05% +5.56% -

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 118 112 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 21.18% 15.69% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 77 79 123
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,650 £24,800 £25,800
90th Percentile £61,000 £69,000 £54,730
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.05% +11.76% +6.25%

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 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) WAN
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) LAN
3 11 (36.67%) VoIP
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) Wireless
5 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (26.67%) Clustering
6 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
7 7 (23.33%) AIX
7 7 (23.33%) Linux
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) IBM
7 7 (23.33%) Unix
7 7 (23.33%) CCNP
7 7 (23.33%) Intel
7 7 (23.33%) PowerHA
7 7 (23.33%) SIEM
7 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (20.00%) VLAN
8 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (20.00%) Security Management
9 5 (16.67%) IPsec
9 5 (16.67%) VPN

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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) WAN
2 11 (36.67%) LAN
2 11 (36.67%) VoIP
3 10 (33.33%) Wireless
4 6 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (20.00%) VLAN
5 5 (16.67%) IPsec
5 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 3 (10.00%) Multicast
7 3 (10.00%) SSL
7 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.67%) BGP
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Support
3 7 (23.33%) Technical Support
3 7 (23.33%) Unix Support
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Support
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.67%) PMI
5 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) AIX
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (23.33%) SIEM
3 6 (20.00%) Security Management
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.00%) Data Security
5 3 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (10.00%) ISMS
5 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) Network Management
5 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CISM
3 4 (13.33%) CISSP
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) CEH
5 1 (3.33%) CISA
5 1 (3.33%) CRISC
5 1 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) PowerHA
4 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (10.00%) Nessus
2 2 (6.67%) Nagios
2 2 (6.67%) OpenView
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) IBM
3 7 (23.33%) Intel
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
4 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Meraki
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds