The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 51 83
Rank change year-on-year -32 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 154 156 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.66% 4.45% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.48% 29.32% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 144 146 93
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 629 532 490
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.94% 15.18% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 535 467 414
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,182 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Manchester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Manchester.

Salary trend for Firewall in Manchester

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Manchester

Firewall
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale -1 14 £46,000 +31.42% 3
Stockport - 11 £47,500 - 4
Bury -10 7 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Bolton -1 6 £35,000 -33.33%
Salford - 6 £37,500 -
Cheadle - 5 £50,000 -
Oldham +3 2 £37,500 +87.50%
Firewall
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 151 (51.36%) Cisco
2 132 (44.90%) Windows
3 114 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (37.76%) Active Directory
5 103 (35.03%) WAN
6 101 (34.35%) LAN
7 95 (32.31%) DNS
8 94 (31.97%) Windows Server
9 92 (31.29%) Microsoft
10 86 (29.25%) CCNP
11 80 (27.21%) TCP/IP
12 79 (26.87%) ITIL
13 77 (26.19%) Network Security
14 75 (25.51%) VMware
15 68 (23.13%) MPLS
16 67 (22.79%) Juniper
17 64 (21.77%) CheckPoint
17 64 (21.77%) VPN
18 55 (18.71%) DHCP
19 54 (18.37%) CCNA
20 48 (16.33%) Linux
20 48 (16.33%) MS Exchange
21 47 (15.99%) Hyper-V
22 45 (15.31%) Cybersecurity
23 44 (14.97%) VLAN
24 43 (14.63%) Wireless
24 43 (14.63%) SIEM
25 41 (13.95%) Network Management
25 41 (13.95%) Finance
25 41 (13.95%) Network Design

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 48 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.84%) IIS
3 24 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.40%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.72%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.04%) Apache
8 5 (1.70%) JBoss
8 5 (1.70%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.70%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.36%) nginx
10 2 (0.68%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.34%) DNN
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.90%) Office 365
2 19 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.12%) SaaS
4 13 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.04%) IaaS
6 2 (0.68%) G Suite
6 2 (0.68%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 103 (35.03%) WAN
2 101 (34.35%) LAN
3 95 (32.31%) DNS
4 80 (27.21%) TCP/IP
5 77 (26.19%) Network Security
6 68 (23.13%) MPLS
7 64 (21.77%) VPN
8 55 (18.71%) DHCP
9 44 (14.97%) VLAN
10 43 (14.63%) Wireless
11 39 (13.27%) Ethernet
12 38 (12.93%) BGP
13 36 (12.24%) Internet
14 34 (11.56%) Junos
15 32 (10.88%) SAN
16 28 (9.52%) Broadband
17 26 (8.84%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (8.16%) SSL
19 23 (7.82%) VoIP
20 22 (7.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.10%) MySQL
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.34%) Big Data
3 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.70%) Bitbucket
2 5 (1.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.34%) Ant
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) NUnit
4 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.34%) QUnit
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
4 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (13.95%) Finance
2 37 (12.59%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.46%) Legal
4 12 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (4.08%) Retail
5 8 (2.72%) Law
6 6 (2.04%) Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (34.35%) Network Engineer
2 58 (19.73%) Analyst
3 41 (13.95%) Security Engineer
4 37 (12.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 30 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 29 (9.86%) Network Security Engineer
7 28 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 28 (9.52%) Support Analyst
8 26 (8.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 26 (8.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 26 (8.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 26 (8.84%) Infrastructure Support
8 26 (8.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 20 (6.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 20 (6.80%) Support Engineer
10 18 (6.12%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 18 (6.12%) Network Analyst
11 17 (5.78%) IT Support
11 17 (5.78%) Windows Engineer
12 15 (5.10%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.06%) Web Services
2 8 (2.72%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.34%) .NET
4 1 (0.34%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (3.74%) Clustering
6 7 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.38%) Replication
7 6 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.70%) iPad
9 4 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.68%) User Experience
10 2 (0.68%) Wiki
11 1 (0.34%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 132 (44.90%) Windows
2 94 (31.97%) Windows Server
3 48 (16.33%) Linux
4 24 (8.16%) Windows 7
5 23 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (6.46%) Unix
6 19 (6.46%) Windows 10
7 11 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.70%) CentOS
8 5 (1.70%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.36%) HPUX
10 3 (1.02%) Debian
10 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.87%) ITIL
2 45 (15.31%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (14.63%) SIEM
4 41 (13.95%) Network Design
4 41 (13.95%) Network Management
5 34 (11.56%) Change Management
5 34 (11.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 33 (11.22%) Configuration Management
7 32 (10.88%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (9.52%) High Availability
9 22 (7.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 21 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (6.80%) Information Security
12 18 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
13 17 (5.78%) Migration
13 17 (5.78%) Performance Monitoring
14 15 (5.10%) Service Delivery
15 14 (4.76%) Mentoring
15 14 (4.76%) Server Hardening
16 13 (4.42%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.88%) SQL
2 24 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.08%) Perl
3 12 (4.08%) Python
4 10 (3.40%) VBScript
5 8 (2.72%) C
6 7 (2.38%) Java
7 3 (1.02%) PHP
8 2 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 114 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (29.25%) CCNP
3 54 (18.37%) CCNA
4 40 (13.61%) Degree
5 22 (7.48%) JNCIP
6 21 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (6.46%) MCSE
8 16 (5.44%) CCIE
9 15 (5.10%) CISSP
10 13 (4.42%) MCP
11 12 (4.08%) CCSE
12 10 (3.40%) MCSA
13 9 (3.06%) CCSA
14 8 (2.72%) CCSP
15 7 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (2.04%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 5 (1.70%) CISA
17 5 (1.70%) CISM
18 4 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
19 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.50%) PCI DSS
2 21 (7.14%) SLA
3 15 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 111 (37.76%) Active Directory
2 47 (15.99%) Hyper-V
3 32 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (9.18%) ProxySG
5 21 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.72%) Docker
7 6 (2.04%) vSphere
8 4 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) MDaemon
10 1 (0.34%) NFS
10 1 (0.34%) Postfix
10 1 (0.34%) XenApp
10 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (10.54%) SCCM
2 30 (10.20%) FortiGate
3 29 (9.86%) WSUS
4 26 (8.84%) Puppet
5 23 (7.82%) Nagios
6 22 (7.48%) Cacti
7 19 (6.46%) OpenNMS
8 17 (5.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 17 (5.78%) Cisco Prime
8 17 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (4.76%) RANCID
10 7 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (1.70%) Nessus
11 5 (1.70%) Packer
12 3 (1.02%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.68%) CSIRT
13 2 (0.68%) Nexpose
13 2 (0.68%) Nmap
13 2 (0.68%) QRadar
14 1 (0.34%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 151 (51.36%) Cisco
2 92 (31.29%) Microsoft
3 75 (25.51%) VMware
4 67 (22.79%) Juniper
5 64 (21.77%) CheckPoint
6 40 (13.61%) Palo Alto
7 31 (10.54%) HP
8 28 (9.52%) Blue Coat
9 24 (8.16%) Fortinet
10 21 (7.14%) NetApp
11 16 (5.44%) Avaya
11 16 (5.44%) Ericsson
11 16 (5.44%) Huawei
12 14 (4.76%) F5
13 13 (4.42%) Dell
13 13 (4.42%) Splunk
14 12 (4.08%) Citrix
15 9 (3.06%) Red Hat
16 8 (2.72%) BT
17 7 (2.38%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modulus Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Training, Travel Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + overtime!
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + On Call + Over Time
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MAG
Salary: From £34,344 to £38,856 per annum plus contributory pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews + free par
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Cloudsource Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum dep on experience + on call allowance + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago