Period
to 22 August 2018

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 22 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > North East
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 65 60
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 +32
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 38 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.62% 3.32% 4.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.06% 18.27% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 58
North East median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.96% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,750 £43,825
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 227 208 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.51% 18.18% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 196 183 228
North East median annual salary £34,375 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.79% - -
10th Percentile £20,813 £21,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,625 £48,800 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 August 2018.

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 22 August 2018. 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 -12 35 £32,500 -14.47% 6
Durham +17 6 £33,500 -33.00% 3
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 North East region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 22 (53.66%) LAN
1 22 (53.66%) WAN
2 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
5 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (31.71%) VMware
5 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
6 12 (29.27%) CCNP
7 11 (26.83%) CCNA
7 11 (26.83%) HP
7 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
8 10 (24.39%) Extreme Networks
8 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (24.39%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (24.39%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (24.39%) Network Management
8 10 (24.39%) Retail
8 10 (24.39%) NHS
8 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
8 10 (24.39%) MPLS
8 10 (24.39%) OSPF
9 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
10 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (19.51%) ITIL
10 8 (19.51%) Unix

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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.44%) Confluence
6 1 (2.44%) nginx
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.07%) Office 365
3 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.32%) SaaS
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.88%) G Suite
5 2 (4.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) LAN
1 22 (53.66%) WAN
2 10 (24.39%) MPLS
2 10 (24.39%) OSPF
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) SAN
4 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) NAS
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security
6 2 (4.88%) SMS
6 2 (4.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Ant
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.32%) Maven
1 3 (7.32%) ProC
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 10 (24.39%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) LAMP
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 10 (24.39%) NHS
3 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 3 (7.32%) Replication
5 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Fintech
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Unix
4 3 (7.32%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Debian
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Network Management
2 10 (24.39%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Analytics
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps
6 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) Proactive Management
6 3 (7.32%) Server Management
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
6 3 (7.32%) SIEM
6 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) Perl
3 4 (9.76%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) C
4 3 (7.32%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) Korn
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (29.27%) CCNP
3 11 (26.83%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) Master's Degree
6 2 (4.88%) CCDP
7 1 (2.44%) CISM
7 1 (2.44%) CISSP
7 1 (2.44%) MCSE
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.76%) GDPR
3 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.32%) QA
3 3 (7.32%) SLA
4 2 (4.88%) ISO 31000
5 1 (2.44%) ISO 8583
5 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) Postfix
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Terraform
3 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.88%) QRadar
3 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) VMware
4 11 (26.83%) HP
5 10 (24.39%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (12.20%) Citrix
6 5 (12.20%) Juniper
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 4 (9.76%) Symantec
8 3 (7.32%) Splunk
9 2 (4.88%) AlienVault
9 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.88%) Asigra
9 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm
9 2 (4.88%) McAfee
9 2 (4.88%) Micro Focus
9 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.88%) Veeam