Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > North East
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 79 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 30 32 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.64% 2.27% 4.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 16.75% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 55
North East median annual salary £40,915 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.90% -6.67% +6.23%
10th Percentile £31,800 £20,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,842 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 155 191 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.66% 13.55% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 123 166 228
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,750 £21,425
90th Percentile £58,008 £59,375 £52,615
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +13 16 £42,915 -5.88% 11
Durham +7 14 £37,500 +32.74% 7
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (53.33%) Azure
3 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 13 (43.33%) CCNP
4 13 (43.33%) OSPF
4 13 (43.33%) BGP
5 12 (40.00%) Degree
6 11 (36.67%) SolarWinds
6 11 (36.67%) VPN
7 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) LAN
7 10 (33.33%) AWS
8 9 (30.00%) Unix
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (30.00%) Wireless
8 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
9 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
9 8 (26.67%) WAN
9 8 (26.67%) Perl
9 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) Network Security
9 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
10 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
10 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (23.33%) Python
10 7 (23.33%) Oracle
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (23.33%) DNS

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 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) Azure
2 10 (33.33%) AWS
3 3 (10.00%) Office 365
4 2 (6.67%) GCP
4 2 (6.67%) IaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.33%) PaaS
5 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) BGP
1 13 (43.33%) OSPF
2 11 (36.67%) VPN
3 10 (33.33%) LAN
4 9 (30.00%) Wireless
5 8 (26.67%) Network Security
5 8 (26.67%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (23.33%) DNS
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (20.00%) DHCP
7 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 5 (16.67%) PBX
8 5 (16.67%) SNMP
8 5 (16.67%) TACACS
8 5 (16.67%) VoIP
8 5 (16.67%) VXLAN
8 5 (16.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
1 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Unix
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) AIX
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 5 (16.67%) Coaching
5 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 5 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Perl
2 7 (23.33%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) CCNP
3 12 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (20.00%) CCNA
5 4 (13.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 5 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.67%) Mesos
2 2 (6.67%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) Automic
3 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) SolarWinds
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) Symantec
5 5 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) F5
6 2 (6.67%) Meraki
6 2 (6.67%) Mitel
6 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.33%) BMC
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.33%) Zscaler