Firewall Jobs in the North East

Firewall
England > North East

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 30 51 55
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 90 61 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.10% 5.05% 4.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.44% 31.44% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 74 57 63
10th Percentile £26,500 £32,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,813 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.86% -16.62%
75th Percentile £63,750 £49,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,825 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 247 194 242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 16.73% 16.07% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 223 100 147
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,125 £22,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,563 £28,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,155 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.81% +13.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £48,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,605 £70,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the North East

Firewall
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in the North East.

Salary trend for Firewall in the North East

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in the North East over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the North East

Firewall
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North East region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Tyne and Wear +3 62 £42,500 -3.84% 10
Durham +12 23 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Northumberland +3 5 £27,000 -1.82%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) Confluence
3 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (33.33%) Azure
2 29 (32.22%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (21.11%) Entra ID
4 5 (5.56%) AWS
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.22%) Slack
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Dropbox
6 1 (1.11%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.11%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) DNS
2 16 (17.78%) LAN
2 16 (17.78%) WAN
2 16 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (15.56%) DHCP
3 14 (15.56%) VoIP
3 14 (15.56%) VPN
4 10 (11.11%) OSPF
5 9 (10.00%) MPLS
6 8 (8.89%) BGP
7 7 (7.78%) VLAN
8 6 (6.67%) Network Security
9 5 (5.56%) SD-WAN
9 5 (5.56%) Wireless
10 4 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (4.44%) DMZ
10 4 (4.44%) Ethernet VPN
10 4 (4.44%) FabricPath
10 4 (4.44%) SSL
10 4 (4.44%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.22%) Git
2 2 (2.22%) GitLab
2 2 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 38 (42.22%) Social Skills
2 12 (13.33%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.56%) Legal
4 4 (4.44%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.33%) Law
6 2 (2.22%) Retail
7 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Finance
7 1 (1.11%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Tech for Good
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) Security Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Lead
5 9 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Network Specialist
6 8 (8.89%) Team Leader
7 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 7 (7.78%) IT Support
7 7 (7.78%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
7 7 (7.78%) Network Team Leader
7 7 (7.78%) Project Leader
8 6 (6.67%) Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) ICT Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.78%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.56%) Clustering
5 4 (4.44%) IoT
6 3 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.22%) Cyber Threat
7 2 (2.22%) Handset
7 2 (2.22%) Operational Technology
7 2 (2.22%) PKI
7 2 (2.22%) Robotics
7 2 (2.22%) Tandem
8 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 43 (47.78%) Windows
2 40 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.44%) Windows 10
3 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (2.22%) Linux
7 2 (2.22%) Unix
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (18.89%) Network Architecture
4 15 (16.67%) SIEM
5 14 (15.56%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (12.22%) Web Filtering
7 10 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (10.00%) Cloud Security
8 9 (10.00%) Document Management
8 9 (10.00%) Security Management
8 9 (10.00%) User Experience
9 8 (8.89%) Decision-Making
9 8 (8.89%) Energy Management
9 8 (8.89%) Operations Management
9 8 (8.89%) Project Delivery
9 8 (8.89%) Threat Analysis
9 8 (8.89%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (8.89%) Zero Trust
10 7 (7.78%) Cloud Operations
10 7 (7.78%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) Bash
3 5 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Degree
2 10 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.00%) CCNP
4 6 (6.67%) CISSP
4 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.56%) CCNA
5 5 (5.56%) CISA
5 5 (5.56%) CISMP
5 5 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) GIAC
6 4 (4.44%) SANS
7 3 (3.33%) CCIE
7 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.22%) CISM
8 2 (2.22%) HNC
8 2 (2.22%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.22%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.22%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.22%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (12.22%) NIST
3 9 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (4.44%) SLA
5 2 (2.22%) NCSC
System Software
1 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.33%) vSphere
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.22%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.22%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (8.89%) FortiGate
2 8 (8.89%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (5.56%) Autotask
3 5 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (5.56%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (5.56%) SCCM
4 2 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (32.22%) Cisco
2 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.78%) VMware
4 14 (15.56%) Juniper
4 14 (15.56%) Palo Alto
5 12 (13.33%) Aruba
6 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.56%) Intel
7 4 (4.44%) Apple
7 4 (4.44%) Datto
7 4 (4.44%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.33%) Meraki
9 2 (2.22%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.22%) Mitel
10 1 (1.11%) Citrix
10 1 (1.11%) Google
10 1 (1.11%) Huawei
10 1 (1.11%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.11%) Rapid7
10 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow