Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 61 63
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.09% 2.72% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.64% 15.91% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 12
Liverpool median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% +12.50% -30.43%
10th Percentile £30,125 £41,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £67,000
Merseyside median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 101 132 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 14.29% 17.12% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 86 74 119
Liverpool median annual salary £48,750 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.29% - +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,825 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £52,500 £60,500
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 26 (72.22%) Cisco
2 25 (69.44%) WAN
3 24 (66.67%) LAN
3 24 (66.67%) CCNP
3 24 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 19 (52.78%) Security Management
5 19 (52.78%) Network Security
5 19 (52.78%) High Availability
6 18 (50.00%) Patch Management
6 18 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
6 18 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (50.00%) Windows
7 17 (47.22%) VoIP
7 17 (47.22%) VPN
7 17 (47.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (47.22%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (47.22%) SIEM
8 16 (44.44%) Network Management
8 16 (44.44%) Cisco Wireless
8 16 (44.44%) Proactive Monitoring
8 16 (44.44%) Task Automation
8 16 (44.44%) ITIL
8 16 (44.44%) Wireless
8 16 (44.44%) Change Management
9 15 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (41.67%) Business Continuity
9 15 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 15 (41.67%) Cisco ISE

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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) nginx
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) WAN
2 24 (66.67%) LAN
3 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 19 (52.78%) Network Security
5 17 (47.22%) Cisco IOS
5 17 (47.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (47.22%) VoIP
5 17 (47.22%) VPN
6 16 (44.44%) Cisco Wireless
6 16 (44.44%) Wireless
7 15 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (41.67%) Cisco ISE
8 14 (38.89%) IPsec
8 14 (38.89%) MPLS
8 14 (38.89%) Multicast
8 14 (38.89%) SSL
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (13.89%) DNS
10 5 (13.89%) WLAN
11 4 (11.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Network Engineer
2 19 (52.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (50.00%) Security Engineer
4 16 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (38.89%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 14 (38.89%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Technician
9 1 (2.78%) Network Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) High Availability
1 19 (52.78%) Security Management
2 18 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 18 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
3 17 (47.22%) SIEM
4 16 (44.44%) Change Management
4 16 (44.44%) ITIL
4 16 (44.44%) Network Management
4 16 (44.44%) Proactive Monitoring
4 16 (44.44%) Task Automation
5 15 (41.67%) Business Continuity
5 15 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (38.89%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (38.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (36.11%) Project Management
8 12 (33.33%) Web Filtering
9 11 (30.56%) ITIL V3
10 9 (25.00%) Information Security
11 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Perl
1 4 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) CCNP
1 24 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (38.89%) Degree
3 13 (36.11%) CISSP
4 12 (33.33%) CCDP
5 7 (19.44%) CCNA
6 4 (11.11%) MCSE
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (8.33%) MCSA
8 2 (5.56%) CISA
8 2 (5.56%) CISM
9 1 (2.78%) CCIE
9 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Firmware
2 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco UCCX
2 14 (38.89%) Nessus
3 12 (33.33%) TrustSec
4 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Cisco
2 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
3 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) IronPort
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) Darktrace
6 2 (5.56%) Dell KACE
6 2 (5.56%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.56%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) Trend Micro
6 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.78%) Capita
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Sophos
7 1 (2.78%) Veeam