The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 45 49
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.50% 2.15% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.64% 10.98% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 8
Median salary £45,000 £33,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -24.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £33,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 106 82 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 19.89% 19.57% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 75 70 49
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Firewall
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Merseyside

Firewall
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Liverpool +5 17 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Bootle - 4 £53,573 -
Prescot - 3 £42,500 -
Firewall
North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 30 (66.67%) Cisco
2 22 (48.89%) VMware
3 21 (46.67%) Network Security
4 20 (44.44%) ITIL
5 18 (40.00%) Windows
6 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (26.67%) CCNA
10 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 12 (26.67%) VPN
10 12 (26.67%) DNS
10 12 (26.67%) DHCP
11 11 (24.44%) Citrix
12 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (22.22%) WLAN
12 10 (22.22%) WAN
12 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 10 (22.22%) Information Security
13 9 (20.00%) Physics
13 9 (20.00%) Human Factors
13 9 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (20.00%) VLAN
13 9 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
14 8 (17.78%) Meraki

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) GroupWise
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) BPCS
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Network Security
2 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (26.67%) DHCP
3 12 (26.67%) DNS
3 12 (26.67%) VPN
4 10 (22.22%) WAN
4 10 (22.22%) WLAN
5 9 (20.00%) VLAN
6 8 (17.78%) VoIP
7 6 (13.33%) LAN
7 6 (13.33%) NAS
8 5 (11.11%) DMVPN
8 5 (11.11%) IPsec
8 5 (11.11%) ISDN
8 5 (11.11%) PSTN
8 5 (11.11%) SSL
9 4 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (6.67%) SAN
11 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
1 9 (20.00%) Network Analyst
1 9 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 9 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.56%) FlexPod
3 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.67%) iSeries
4 3 (6.67%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Information Security
3 9 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.00%) Human Factors
3 9 (20.00%) Physics
3 9 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (17.78%) Service Management
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Change Management
5 7 (15.56%) Data Protection
5 7 (15.56%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (8.89%) ITSM
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.89%) Service Design
7 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) VB
3 2 (4.44%) C
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.67%) CCNA
3 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (13.33%) MCITP
6 6 (13.33%) NCDA
7 4 (8.89%) CCNP
7 4 (8.89%) MCSE
8 3 (6.67%) MCSA
9 1 (2.22%) CEH
9 1 (2.22%) Degree
9 1 (2.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.56%) vSphere
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) NDS
5 1 (2.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (2.22%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco
2 22 (48.89%) VMware
3 11 (24.44%) Citrix
4 8 (17.78%) Meraki
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.56%) HP
6 6 (13.33%) NetApp
7 4 (8.89%) EMC
8 3 (6.67%) Infor
9 2 (4.44%) Mitel
9 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.22%) Brocade
10 1 (2.22%) FireEye
10 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
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