Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 79 54
Rank change year-on-year +31 -25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 62 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.93% 2.65% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.94% 18.83% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 53
North East median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £31,789 £24,625 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -

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.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 259 239 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.60% 14.06% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 180 207 204
North East median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -4.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,000 £47,125
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Firewall in the North East

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in the North East over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +17 38 £62,500 +92.31% 2
Durham +23 24 £38,000 +25.62%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 39 (62.90%) Cisco
2 37 (59.68%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (56.45%) CCNP
4 31 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (48.39%) LAN
6 29 (46.77%) Wireless
7 27 (43.55%) Network Security
8 26 (41.94%) Data Centre
9 23 (37.10%) WAN
10 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (30.65%) Mentoring
12 18 (29.03%) Presales
13 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
14 16 (25.81%) ITIL
15 15 (24.19%) Linux
16 14 (22.58%) Windows
16 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
17 13 (20.97%) Unix
17 13 (20.97%) SolarWinds
17 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 12 (19.35%) AIX
18 12 (19.35%) Oracle
18 12 (19.35%) CCDP
19 11 (17.74%) CCNA
19 11 (17.74%) Degree
19 11 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
19 11 (17.74%) Palo Alto
19 11 (17.74%) Google Cloud Platform
20 10 (16.13%) Performance Tuning

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (17.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (9.68%) IaaS
4 6 (9.68%) PaaS
5 4 (6.45%) Office 365
6 3 (4.84%) SaaS
7 1 (1.61%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.61%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (48.39%) LAN
2 29 (46.77%) Wireless
3 27 (43.55%) Network Security
4 23 (37.10%) WAN
5 11 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (16.13%) Cisco Wireless
6 10 (16.13%) Wireless Security
7 9 (14.52%) DNS
8 8 (12.90%) DHCP
8 8 (12.90%) Telepresence
8 8 (12.90%) Unified Communications
9 7 (11.29%) BGP
9 7 (11.29%) OSPF
10 6 (9.68%) VPN
11 5 (8.06%) MPLS
12 4 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (6.45%) SAN
12 4 (6.45%) VoIP
13 3 (4.84%) Cisco ISE
13 3 (4.84%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Architect
1 18 (29.03%) Cisco Architect
1 18 (29.03%) Cisco Network Architect
1 18 (29.03%) Network Architect
2 14 (22.58%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (14.52%) IT Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Network Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Oracle Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Unix Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Network Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) WAP
2 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Private Cloud
3 5 (8.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) Windows
3 13 (20.97%) Unix
4 12 (19.35%) AIX
5 7 (11.29%) HPUX
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Solaris
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Mentoring
2 18 (29.03%) Presales
3 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (25.81%) ITIL
5 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (16.13%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
9 7 (11.29%) Mathematics
9 7 (11.29%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
10 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
11 5 (8.06%) Coaching
11 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.06%) High Availability
11 5 (8.06%) Information Security
12 4 (6.45%) Business Continuity
12 4 (6.45%) Migration
13 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) Perl
2 7 (11.29%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) C
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (59.68%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (56.45%) CCNP
3 12 (19.35%) CCDP
4 11 (17.74%) CCNA
4 11 (17.74%) Degree
5 4 (6.45%) AWS Certification
5 4 (6.45%) MCSA
5 4 (6.45%) MCSE
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.23%) CCIE
6 2 (3.23%) CISSP
7 1 (1.61%) CEH
7 1 (1.61%) CISA
7 1 (1.61%) CISM
7 1 (1.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
3 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.61%) GDPR
4 1 (1.61%) NCSC
4 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.23%) Docker
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Ansible
2 4 (6.45%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Terraform
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.61%) Automic
4 1 (1.61%) CASB
4 1 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.61%) Mesos
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (62.90%) Cisco
2 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) SolarWinds
4 12 (19.35%) Oracle
5 11 (17.74%) Palo Alto
6 10 (16.13%) VMware
7 6 (9.68%) F5
8 5 (8.06%) HP
8 5 (8.06%) Meraki
9 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.84%) Citrix
9 3 (4.84%) Symantec
9 3 (4.84%) Zscaler
10 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.23%) Google
10 2 (3.23%) Juniper
11 1 (1.61%) BMC
11 1 (1.61%) Dell
11 1 (1.61%) Sage
11 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL