Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > North East
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -24 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 47 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.72% 4.17% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.88% 24.88% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 44
North East median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £47,450 £52,500 £42,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 249 213 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.40% 16.77% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 215 194 153
North East median annual salary £32,500 £33,950 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.27% +4.46% -7.14%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £21,600
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,125 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -8 42 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Durham -2 5 £29,000 -38.95% 2
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (44.68%) VMware
3 19 (40.43%) WAN
3 19 (40.43%) LAN
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
4 16 (34.04%) Cisco
5 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
6 14 (29.79%) CCNA
6 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
6 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
7 13 (27.66%) CheckPoint
8 12 (25.53%) CCNP
8 12 (25.53%) Office 365
9 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
9 11 (23.40%) DNS
9 11 (23.40%) SQL
10 10 (21.28%) Retail
10 10 (21.28%) ITIL
10 10 (21.28%) Linux
10 10 (21.28%) VPN
11 9 (19.15%) HP
11 9 (19.15%) NHS
11 9 (19.15%) MPLS
11 9 (19.15%) OSPF
11 9 (19.15%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (19.15%) Network Management
11 9 (19.15%) Cloud Computing

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 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
4 3 (6.38%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) nginx
5 2 (4.26%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (25.53%) Office 365
3 9 (19.15%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (8.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (6.38%) SaaS
7 2 (4.26%) G Suite
7 2 (4.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) LAN
1 19 (40.43%) WAN
2 11 (23.40%) DNS
3 10 (21.28%) VPN
4 9 (19.15%) MPLS
4 9 (19.15%) OSPF
5 8 (17.02%) DHCP
5 8 (17.02%) SAN
6 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.51%) NAS
7 4 (8.51%) SMS
7 4 (8.51%) VLAN
8 3 (6.38%) VoIP
9 2 (4.26%) PBX
9 2 (4.26%) Wireless
10 1 (2.13%) BGP
10 1 (2.13%) DMZ
10 1 (2.13%) IPsec
10 1 (2.13%) SMTP
10 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MySQL
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Redis
5 1 (2.13%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Ant
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.38%) Maven
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (4.26%) ProC
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (21.28%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Automotive
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Communications Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Network Communications Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) LAMP
2 3 (6.38%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.13%) LDAP
3 1 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.13%) LINQ
3 1 (2.13%) WAP
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) NHS
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Replication
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server
3 10 (21.28%) Linux
4 7 (14.89%) Unix
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) CentOS
7 2 (4.26%) Solaris
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.13%) Android
8 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.13%) Debian
8 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Network Management
2 9 (19.15%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.51%) DevOps
5 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.51%) SIEM
6 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.38%) Email Filtering
6 3 (6.38%) Forensic Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) PHP
3 4 (8.51%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) Korn
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) CCNA
1 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.53%) CCNP
3 8 (17.02%) Degree
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.38%) MCSA
4 3 (6.38%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) CISA
5 2 (4.26%) CISM
5 2 (4.26%) CISMP
5 2 (4.26%) CISSP
5 2 (4.26%) CRISC
5 2 (4.26%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
6 1 (2.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) GDPR
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.38%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
3 2 (4.26%) ISO 31000
3 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.38%) vSphere
4 3 (6.38%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Gluster
5 1 (2.13%) LXC
5 1 (2.13%) NFS
5 1 (2.13%) Postfix
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Backup Exec
2 5 (10.64%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (8.51%) Puppet
4 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.38%) Terraform
5 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
5 2 (4.26%) QRadar
5 2 (4.26%) SCOM
6 1 (2.13%) Ansible
6 1 (2.13%) Graphite
6 1 (2.13%) Graylog
6 1 (2.13%) Icinga
6 1 (2.13%) logstash
6 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.13%) Salt
6 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.13%) WSUS
6 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
1 21 (44.68%) VMware
2 16 (34.04%) Cisco
3 13 (27.66%) CheckPoint
4 9 (19.15%) Extreme Networks
4 9 (19.15%) HP
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix
6 6 (12.77%) Symantec
7 4 (8.51%) Juniper
8 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle
8 3 (6.38%) Veritas
9 2 (4.26%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.26%) BroadSoft
9 2 (4.26%) Google
9 2 (4.26%) LogRhythm
9 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.26%) Splunk