Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 55 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.94% 3.86% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.92% 20.43% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 18
Liverpool median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £34,050 £34,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £54,730 £64,750
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +16.88%

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 111 186 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 15.55% 18.90% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 79 125 82
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,800 £25,850 £21,025
90th Percentile £69,000 £54,730 £52,500
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 11 (52.38%) Network Security
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (33.33%) VoIP
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) LAN
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (28.57%) SIEM
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 5 (23.81%) F5
5 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Data Privacy
5 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) CCNP
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (14.29%) Network Design

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Network Security
2 7 (33.33%) VoIP
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
5 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) IPsec
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) Multicast
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.76%) IPv4
7 1 (4.76%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Security Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) IT Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Telephony Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Telephony Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
2 6 (28.57%) SIEM
3 5 (23.81%) Data Privacy
3 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 3 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) CISM
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
2 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware NSX
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) F5
4 3 (14.29%) Capita
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) AVG
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) NICE Systems
6 1 (4.76%) Polycom
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk