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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 49 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 30 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.28% 4.96% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 27.78% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 17
Median salary £36,500 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.95% +3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,490 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.40% -2.35%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 114 144 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.07% 17.87% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 104 133 74
Median salary £36,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.46% -4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,910 £26,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +11 14 £38,750 +15.67% 6
Teesside - 2 £36,500 -
Durham -23 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Northumberland - 1 - -
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.00%) DNS
4 25 (46.30%) Cisco
5 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
6 22 (40.74%) ITIL
7 21 (38.89%) VMware
8 20 (37.04%) Citrix
9 19 (35.19%) SQL
9 19 (35.19%) MS Exchange
9 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (33.33%) DHCP
11 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (27.78%) Hyper-V
13 15 (27.78%) Presales
13 15 (27.78%) SAN
14 14 (25.93%) Office 365
15 13 (24.07%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
15 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
16 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (22.22%) SMTP
16 12 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
17 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (20.37%) Linux
17 11 (20.37%) Backup Exec

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 19 (35.19%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.96%) IIS
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.85%) Confluence
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) Liferay
6 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (25.93%) Office 365
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) PaaS
3 3 (5.56%) Route 53
3 3 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) DNS
2 18 (33.33%) DHCP
3 15 (27.78%) SAN
4 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
5 12 (22.22%) SMTP
6 10 (18.52%) DMZ
6 10 (18.52%) VLAN
6 10 (18.52%) VPN
6 10 (18.52%) Wireless
7 9 (16.67%) LAN
8 8 (14.81%) Network Security
8 8 (14.81%) WAN
9 7 (12.96%) Internet
9 7 (12.96%) VoIP
10 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (7.41%) NetScaler
11 4 (7.41%) PBX
12 3 (5.56%) WLAN
13 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Amazon RDS
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Applications Support
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) HTML
2 6 (11.11%) SOAP
2 6 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) LAMP
3 3 (5.56%) WAP
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Replication
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Fintech
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.37%) Linux
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.41%) Unix
7 3 (5.56%) CentOS
7 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 15 (27.78%) Presales
3 12 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 10 (18.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 7 (12.96%) Migration
5 7 (12.96%) Validation
6 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Security Management
6 5 (9.26%) Service Management
6 5 (9.26%) SIEM
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Change Control
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.41%) DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) ITSM
7 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.11%) Python
3 6 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.11%) CCNP
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) CCNA
3 5 (9.26%) CISSP
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (7.41%) MCSA
5 3 (5.56%) CISA
6 2 (3.70%) CISM
6 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) MCP
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CCDE
7 1 (1.85%) CCDP
7 1 (1.85%) CCIE
7 1 (1.85%) CRISC
7 1 (1.85%) HNC
7 1 (1.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.85%) Docker
6 1 (1.85%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Backup Exec
2 6 (11.11%) Nagios
2 6 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.85%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Opsview
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (46.30%) Cisco
3 21 (38.89%) VMware
4 20 (37.04%) Citrix
5 11 (20.37%) Sophos
6 10 (18.52%) Symantec
7 6 (11.11%) HP
7 6 (11.11%) Oracle
7 6 (11.11%) Splunk
8 5 (9.26%) AppDynamics
8 5 (9.26%) arcserve
8 5 (9.26%) Dell
8 5 (9.26%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.70%) Google
9 2 (3.70%) Juniper
9 2 (3.70%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.85%) F5
10 1 (1.85%) Qualys
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum Company car or car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
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Central Employment
Salary: Competitive + car allowance or company car
Posted: 3 days ago
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