Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 59 58
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.04% 2.10% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.50% 12.50% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 33
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +27.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £52,163 £75,000 £56,250
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% -1.73% -13.50%

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 107 128 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 18.77% 16.80% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 74 79 144
Liverpool median annual salary £42,448 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.25% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,050 £27,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £60,000 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 13 (56.52%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) LAN
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
3 9 (39.13%) CCNP
3 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Office 365
5 7 (30.43%) Information Security
5 7 (30.43%) CCNA
5 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
6 6 (26.09%) OSPF
6 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 6 (26.09%) Citrix
6 6 (26.09%) WLAN
6 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 5 (21.74%) VoIP
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) DNS
7 5 (21.74%) SAN
7 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (21.74%) VLAN
7 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
7 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) LAN
3 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) BGP
4 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) WLAN
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
5 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (21.74%) SAN
5 5 (21.74%) VLAN
5 5 (21.74%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) NAS
7 3 (13.04%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
8 2 (8.70%) Internet
8 2 (8.70%) IPsec
8 2 (8.70%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Information Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) PMI
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Information Security
1 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
2 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Change Control
4 3 (13.04%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Data Security
4 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security Management
4 3 (13.04%) Security Management
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM
4 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Perl
1 4 (17.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CCNP
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) CISM
4 3 (13.04%) CISSP
4 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 3 (13.04%) MCSE
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
2 2 (8.70%) OpenView
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.35%) Nessus
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) TrustSec
3 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Meraki
8 1 (4.35%) Veeam