Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 52 76
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 -36
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 44 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.55% 4.00% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.33% 27.42% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 12
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £35,000 £30,126 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.18% +25.52% -16.61%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £41,750 £36,975
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,500 £30,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00% -16.61%

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 161 124 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.65% 14.59% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 146 112 68
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +17.65%
10th Percentile £21,375 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £48,500 £45,000 £55,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% -5.71%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 20 (45.45%) VMware
4 18 (40.91%) Cisco
5 17 (38.64%) Linux
5 17 (38.64%) Hyper-V
6 15 (34.09%) DNS
6 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
7 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
8 13 (29.55%) ITIL
9 12 (27.27%) VoIP
9 12 (27.27%) SAN
9 12 (27.27%) DHCP
9 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (25.00%) WAN
10 11 (25.00%) VPN
10 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 11 (25.00%) Clustering
11 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (22.73%) NAS
12 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (20.45%) Citrix
12 9 (20.45%) CISSP
12 9 (20.45%) Veritas
12 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
13 8 (18.18%) Sun
13 8 (18.18%) LAN
13 8 (18.18%) Patch Management

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (11.36%) Apache
3 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (11.36%) iPlanet
3 5 (11.36%) JBoss
3 5 (11.36%) MQSeries
3 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.36%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.91%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (15.91%) Office 365
4 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 4 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.55%) IaaS
5 2 (4.55%) PaaS
6 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 15 (34.09%) DNS
3 12 (27.27%) DHCP
3 12 (27.27%) SAN
3 12 (27.27%) VoIP
4 11 (25.00%) VPN
4 11 (25.00%) WAN
5 10 (22.73%) NAS
6 8 (18.18%) LAN
6 8 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (15.91%) VLAN
8 6 (13.64%) SMTP
8 6 (13.64%) WLAN
9 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (9.09%) DMZ
10 2 (4.55%) FCoE
10 2 (4.55%) IPsec
10 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
11 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) Redis
2 1 (2.27%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (9.09%) Hudson
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Technical Support
2 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
2 6 (13.64%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (11.36%) Security Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) ICT Manager
4 4 (9.09%) ICT Operations Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Operational Security Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Security Operations Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) LDAP
1 6 (13.64%) WAP
2 5 (11.36%) J2EE
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Replication
3 4 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.55%) CESG
5 2 (4.55%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) PKI
6 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Unix
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.36%) AIX
6 5 (11.36%) CentOS
6 5 (11.36%) HPUX
6 5 (11.36%) Solaris
6 5 (11.36%) SUSE
7 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
3 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (15.91%) SIEM
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security
4 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.36%) Change Control
5 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) High Availability
5 5 (11.36%) ISMS
5 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 4 (9.09%) Security Management
6 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) Python
3 4 (9.09%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) C-shell
4 2 (4.55%) Korn
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) CISSP
2 7 (15.91%) CCNA
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.64%) CISM
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) CISA
4 4 (9.09%) CISMP
4 4 (9.09%) CRISC
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) CEH
5 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) GCIH
5 3 (6.82%) GSEC
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.27%) IISP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.27%) COBIT
4 1 (2.27%) GDPR
4 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Hyper-V
2 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
4 7 (15.91%) XenApp
5 6 (13.64%) DFS Replication
6 5 (11.36%) KVM
6 5 (11.36%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (11.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Docker
8 2 (4.55%) Samba
9 1 (2.27%) Gluster
9 1 (2.27%) LXC
9 1 (2.27%) NFS
9 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) WSUS
2 5 (11.36%) Ansible
2 5 (11.36%) OpenView
2 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 4 (9.09%) Packer
3 4 (9.09%) Terraform
4 1 (2.27%) Graphite
4 1 (2.27%) Graylog
4 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.27%) Icinga
4 1 (2.27%) logstash
4 1 (2.27%) Salt
4 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (45.45%) VMware
3 18 (40.91%) Cisco
4 9 (20.45%) Citrix
4 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.45%) Veritas
5 8 (18.18%) Sun
6 5 (11.36%) Cognos
6 5 (11.36%) F5
6 5 (11.36%) HP
6 5 (11.36%) Opsware
6 5 (11.36%) Oracle
6 5 (11.36%) PlateSpin
7 4 (9.09%) arcserve
7 4 (9.09%) CA
7 4 (9.09%) Sophos
7 4 (9.09%) Symantec
7 4 (9.09%) Veeam
8 3 (6.82%) Borland
8 3 (6.82%) Splunk