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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > North East
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 56 62 32
Rank change year-on-year +6 -30 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 64 42 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.83% 3.61% 6.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.12% 23.46% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 62
10th Percentile £27,950 £25,950 £32,525
25th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £32,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,600 £37,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.27% - -25.00%
75th Percentile £40,000 £57,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £62,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

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 236 179 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.14% 15.39% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 144 116 122
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £28,625 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
75th Percentile £43,750 £51,063 £44,688
90th Percentile £54,625 £70,625 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Cleveland - 24 £40,000 -
Durham -4 19 £35,000 +8.11% 2
Tyne and Wear -20 18 £32,250 -26.29% 5
Northumberland - 3 £34,000 -
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 48 (75.00%) LAN
2 39 (60.94%) ITIL
3 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
4 37 (57.81%) Linux
5 35 (54.69%) Windows
6 34 (53.13%) Degree
7 33 (51.56%) Mathematics
7 33 (51.56%) Computer Science
7 33 (51.56%) SolarWinds
7 33 (51.56%) Unix
8 30 (46.88%) Cisco
9 27 (42.19%) Ansible
10 26 (40.63%) Azure
10 26 (40.63%) Migration
11 25 (39.06%) WAN
11 25 (39.06%) SQL Server
11 25 (39.06%) Microsoft Office
11 25 (39.06%) Collaborative Working
11 25 (39.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 24 (37.50%) GitHub Actions
12 24 (37.50%) CI/CD
12 24 (37.50%) Azure DevOps
12 24 (37.50%) Docker
12 24 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
12 24 (37.50%) DevOps
12 24 (37.50%) Kubernetes
12 24 (37.50%) Apigee
12 24 (37.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 24 (37.50%) Kafka
12 24 (37.50%) Jenkins

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 24 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (40.63%) Azure
2 24 (37.50%) Apigee
2 24 (37.50%) Azure DevOps
2 24 (37.50%) GitHub
2 24 (37.50%) GitHub Actions
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (75.00%) LAN
2 25 (39.06%) WAN
3 20 (31.25%) Wireless
4 19 (29.69%) DNS
5 17 (26.56%) DHCP
6 15 (23.44%) BGP
7 14 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (18.75%) OSPF
9 11 (17.19%) Ethernet
9 11 (17.19%) SAN
9 11 (17.19%) SSL
10 10 (15.63%) Unified Communications
10 10 (15.63%) VPN
10 10 (15.63%) WLAN
11 9 (14.06%) 3G
11 9 (14.06%) 4G
11 9 (14.06%) FCoE
11 9 (14.06%) IPsec
11 9 (14.06%) Junos
11 9 (14.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 24 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (14.06%) Social Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Network Engineer
2 24 (37.50%) Unix Scripter
3 15 (23.44%) Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) SQL Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Systems Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Unix Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Applications Support
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Firewall Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Juniper Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Unix Support
5 5 (7.81%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) IT Support
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) IT Technician
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) Kafka
2 3 (4.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) PKI
2 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
3 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.56%) Anti-Spyware
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (57.81%) Linux
2 35 (54.69%) Windows
3 33 (51.56%) Unix
4 24 (37.50%) AIX
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.69%) Debian
6 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) ITIL
2 33 (51.56%) Computer Science
2 33 (51.56%) Mathematics
3 26 (40.63%) Migration
4 25 (39.06%) Collaborative Working
4 25 (39.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 24 (37.50%) CI/CD
5 24 (37.50%) CRM
5 24 (37.50%) DevOps
5 24 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (21.88%) Load Balancing
7 10 (15.63%) Change Control
8 9 (14.06%) Adaptive Security
8 9 (14.06%) Information Management
8 9 (14.06%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (14.06%) Network Design
8 9 (14.06%) Operations Management
8 9 (14.06%) WAN Optimisation
8 9 (14.06%) Web Filtering
9 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) Bash
1 24 (37.50%) SAPscript
1 24 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) Degree
2 24 (37.50%) CCNA
2 24 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (26.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) CISM
4 1 (1.56%) CISSP
4 1 (1.56%) GCIH
4 1 (1.56%) GIAC
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (37.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 24 (37.50%) Docker
2 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) Ansible
2 24 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 9 (14.06%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (14.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (4.69%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) CASB
5 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (51.56%) SolarWinds
3 30 (46.88%) Cisco
4 24 (37.50%) Oracle
4 24 (37.50%) SAP
5 13 (20.31%) Palo Alto
6 12 (18.75%) F5
7 9 (14.06%) Barracuda Networks
7 9 (14.06%) Forcepoint
7 9 (14.06%) Juniper
8 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.81%) Meraki
8 5 (7.81%) VMware
9 4 (6.25%) Citrix
10 2 (3.13%) Aruba
10 2 (3.13%) Veeam
11 1 (1.56%) Adobe
11 1 (1.56%) Qualys