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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / North East
Rank 49 63 55
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.77% 1.87% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 20.34% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 12
Median salary £30,000 £38,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.07% +28.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,775 £41,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 108 59 78
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 16.95% 9.18% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 100 49 54
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +12 20 £30,000 -22.07% 6
Durham - 2 £38,750 - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (58.14%) Windows
3 23 (53.49%) Cisco
4 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
5 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
5 19 (44.19%) VMware
6 18 (41.86%) DNS
6 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
6 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (39.53%) Citrix
8 15 (34.88%) MS Office
8 15 (34.88%) DHCP
8 15 (34.88%) Hyper-V
8 15 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
9 14 (32.56%) Presales
10 13 (30.23%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
10 13 (30.23%) SAN
10 13 (30.23%) Backup Exec
11 12 (27.91%) VLAN
11 12 (27.91%) Symantec
11 12 (27.91%) Sophos
11 12 (27.91%) SQL
11 12 (27.91%) Office 365
12 11 (25.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 11 (25.58%) SMTP
12 11 (25.58%) Information Security

Firewall
Top Related 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 18 (41.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) Confluence
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Liferay
5 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Excel
2 15 (34.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (27.91%) Office 365
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (6.98%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (6.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (6.98%) PaaS
4 3 (6.98%) Route 53
4 3 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) DNS
2 15 (34.88%) DHCP
3 13 (30.23%) SAN
3 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
4 12 (27.91%) VLAN
5 11 (25.58%) SMTP
6 10 (23.26%) DMZ
7 9 (20.93%) VPN
8 7 (16.28%) LAN
8 7 (16.28%) WAN
9 6 (13.95%) Network Security
10 4 (9.30%) VoIP
10 4 (9.30%) Wireless
11 3 (6.98%) HTTP
12 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (2.33%) Internet
13 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
13 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Security Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) LAMP
2 3 (6.98%) WAP
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) Driving Licence
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.63%) Replication
4 4 (9.30%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
4 10 (23.26%) Linux
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.98%) CentOS
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Presales
2 11 (25.58%) Information Security
2 11 (25.58%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 10 (23.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 6 (13.95%) Change Control
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps
6 4 (9.30%) Email Filtering
6 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
6 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.30%) Service Management
6 4 (9.30%) Web Filtering
7 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) CISA
1 7 (16.28%) CISM
1 7 (16.28%) CISSP
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) SSCP
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.30%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CEH
5 3 (6.98%) MCSA
5 3 (6.98%) MCSE
5 3 (6.98%) SANS
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.33%) CRISC
7 1 (2.33%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
3 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (34.88%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
5 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (9.30%) vSphere
7 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.33%) Docker
8 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.33%) Shibboleth
8 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.33%) Xen
8 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) CSIRT
2 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) Cisco
3 19 (44.19%) VMware
4 17 (39.53%) Citrix
5 12 (27.91%) Sophos
5 12 (27.91%) Symantec
6 10 (23.26%) HP
7 7 (16.28%) Intel Security
7 7 (16.28%) Qualys
7 7 (16.28%) Tripwire
8 6 (13.95%) ArcSight
8 6 (13.95%) Dell
8 6 (13.95%) Forcepoint
9 5 (11.63%) arcserve
9 5 (11.63%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
11 1 (2.33%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.33%) F5
11 1 (2.33%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (2.33%) WSO2
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