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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 82 65
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 142 103 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.61% 3.01% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.15% 20.56% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 118 89 143
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £48,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 588 501 621
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.94% 14.63% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 467 430 484
Median salary £40,000 £41,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +10.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +9 15 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Altrincham -2 9 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bury +1 8 £32,500 -16.12% 1
Salford +1 8 £44,625 +7.53% 2
Stockport - 5 £32,500 - 1
Oldham -28 2 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Wigan -17 1 £37,500 +87.50%
Firewall
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 162 (53.47%) Cisco
2 122 (40.26%) Cisco Certification
3 119 (39.27%) Windows
4 107 (35.31%) Active Directory
5 104 (34.32%) WAN
5 104 (34.32%) DNS
6 103 (33.99%) CCNP
7 93 (30.69%) VMware
8 88 (29.04%) LAN
9 80 (26.40%) Network Security
10 79 (26.07%) Microsoft
11 70 (23.10%) ITIL
12 67 (22.11%) TCP/IP
13 66 (21.78%) Windows Server
14 65 (21.45%) DHCP
15 61 (20.13%) Linux
16 60 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 58 (19.14%) Data Centre
18 57 (18.81%) CCNA
19 55 (18.15%) SQL
20 54 (17.82%) Finance
21 52 (17.16%) CheckPoint
22 51 (16.83%) Juniper
23 50 (16.50%) Internet
23 50 (16.50%) VPN
24 48 (15.84%) Wireless
25 45 (14.85%) MPLS
26 43 (14.19%) Fortinet
27 42 (13.86%) Network Management
28 38 (12.54%) BGP

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 30 (9.90%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.91%) IIS
3 12 (3.96%) JBoss
3 12 (3.96%) WebLogic
3 12 (3.96%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.31%) CloudStack
4 7 (2.31%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.32%) CMS
7 4 (1.32%) nginx
7 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.32%) WordPress
8 2 (0.66%) Apache
9 1 (0.33%) DNN
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.33%) SAS
9 1 (0.33%) Zimbra
Applications
1 36 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.60%) MS Office
3 4 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.91%) Office 365
3 21 (6.93%) Amazon S3
4 17 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (3.63%) SaaS
6 2 (0.66%) IaaS
6 2 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 104 (34.32%) DNS
1 104 (34.32%) WAN
2 88 (29.04%) LAN
3 80 (26.40%) Network Security
4 67 (22.11%) TCP/IP
5 65 (21.45%) DHCP
6 50 (16.50%) Internet
6 50 (16.50%) VPN
7 48 (15.84%) Wireless
8 45 (14.85%) MPLS
9 38 (12.54%) BGP
10 37 (12.21%) VLAN
11 36 (11.88%) Ethernet
12 33 (10.89%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (9.90%) SAN
13 30 (9.90%) VoIP
14 27 (8.91%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (7.59%) Broadband
15 23 (7.59%) TACACS
16 22 (7.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.97%) MySQL
2 9 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.98%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.31%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.65%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.66%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.33%) Ant
8 1 (0.33%) Maven
8 1 (0.33%) NUnit
8 1 (0.33%) QUnit
8 1 (0.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 54 (17.82%) Finance
2 37 (12.21%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (6.93%) Retail
4 6 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.65%) Law
5 5 (1.65%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Banking
6 3 (0.99%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 85 (28.05%) Network Engineer
2 53 (17.49%) Analyst
3 38 (12.54%) Security Engineer
4 25 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (7.59%) Consultant
5 23 (7.59%) Support Analyst
5 23 (7.59%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.26%) Network Consultant
7 21 (6.93%) Network Security Consultant
7 21 (6.93%) Security Consultant
8 20 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (6.60%) Windows Engineer
9 19 (6.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 19 (6.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 19 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 19 (6.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 19 (6.27%) Infrastructure Support
9 19 (6.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 17 (5.61%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (5.28%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.60%) Web Services
2 10 (3.30%) .NET
3 5 (1.65%) CSS
3 5 (1.65%) HTML
4 4 (1.32%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.32%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.32%) jQuery
4 4 (1.32%) Laravel
4 4 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.33%) FFmpeg
6 1 (0.33%) Java EE
6 1 (0.33%) LAMP
6 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.14%) Data Centre
2 35 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.31%) Clustering
6 7 (2.31%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.31%) iPad
6 7 (2.31%) NHS
7 6 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.65%) CCTV
8 5 (1.65%) Replication
9 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.99%) Life Science
10 2 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.33%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.33%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (39.27%) Windows
2 66 (21.78%) Windows Server
3 61 (20.13%) Linux
4 30 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (5.94%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.63%) Unix
8 8 (2.64%) CentOS
8 8 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.31%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.33%) Android
12 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.10%) ITIL
2 42 (13.86%) Network Management
3 30 (9.90%) Configuration Management
3 30 (9.90%) Information Security
3 30 (9.90%) Network Design
4 29 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (9.24%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (8.91%) High Availability
7 26 (8.58%) SIEM
8 24 (7.92%) DevOps
9 19 (6.27%) Scrum
9 19 (6.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (5.94%) Change Management
11 17 (5.61%) Mentoring
12 16 (5.28%) Performance Monitoring
13 15 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (4.95%) Migration
13 15 (4.95%) Server Hardening
14 14 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.62%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.15%) SQL
2 30 (9.90%) PowerShell
3 27 (8.91%) Python
4 18 (5.94%) Perl
5 11 (3.63%) PHP
6 8 (2.64%) Ruby
6 8 (2.64%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.98%) Java
7 6 (1.98%) VBScript
8 4 (1.32%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.66%) C#
11 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (40.26%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (33.99%) CCNP
3 57 (18.81%) CCNA
4 33 (10.89%) Degree
5 27 (8.91%) CCIE
6 19 (6.27%) CCSE
7 17 (5.61%) CISSP
8 16 (5.28%) CCSA
9 15 (4.95%) CCSP
9 15 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (4.29%) JNCIP
11 6 (1.98%) CISM
11 6 (1.98%) MCSE
12 5 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.32%) CISA
14 3 (0.99%) CISMP
14 3 (0.99%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.99%) NCDA
14 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.55%) PCI DSS
2 23 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 107 (35.31%) Active Directory
2 60 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (10.89%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.29%) Terminal Services
5 12 (3.96%) vSphere
6 11 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.64%) Docker
7 8 (2.64%) ProxySG
8 7 (2.31%) Xen
8 7 (2.31%) XenServer
9 6 (1.98%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.33%) MDaemon
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.33%) pfSense
11 1 (0.33%) Postfix
11 1 (0.33%) vCloud
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (9.24%) Puppet
2 26 (8.58%) FortiGate
3 24 (7.92%) Nagios
3 24 (7.92%) SCCM
4 23 (7.59%) WSUS
5 19 (6.27%) OpenNMS
6 18 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (4.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 15 (4.95%) Cisco Prime
7 15 (4.95%) RANCID
8 12 (3.96%) Cacti
9 6 (1.98%) Ansible
9 6 (1.98%) SCOM
10 5 (1.65%) Packer
11 4 (1.32%) cPanel
11 4 (1.32%) Nessus
12 3 (0.99%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.99%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.66%) Nmap
Vendors
1 162 (53.47%) Cisco
2 93 (30.69%) VMware
3 79 (26.07%) Microsoft
4 52 (17.16%) CheckPoint
5 51 (16.83%) Juniper
6 43 (14.19%) Fortinet
7 28 (9.24%) HP
8 24 (7.92%) Palo Alto
9 20 (6.60%) NetApp
9 20 (6.60%) Splunk
10 19 (6.27%) Ericsson
10 19 (6.27%) Huawei
11 17 (5.61%) F5
12 15 (4.95%) Oracle
13 14 (4.62%) Avaya
14 13 (4.29%) Citrix
14 13 (4.29%) Red Hat
15 11 (3.63%) Dell
16 9 (2.97%) Riverbed
16 9 (2.97%) SonicWALL
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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