Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > North East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 54 52
Rank change year-on-year -23 -2 +51
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 51 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.49% 4.43% 4.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.72% 21.16% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 66
North East median annual salary £34,625 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.14% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £73,951 £45,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 187 241 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.32% 20.94% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 164 215 226
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,325 £21,350 £26,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -27 27 £35,000 -15.66% 11
Durham +19 8 £33,500 -29.62% 2
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (57.14%) WAN
2 19 (54.29%) LAN
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco
4 14 (40.00%) Windows
4 14 (40.00%) VMware
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 12 (34.29%) Hyper-V
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
7 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 10 (28.57%) CCNP
8 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
9 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.86%) ITIL
11 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (17.14%) Office 365
12 6 (17.14%) NHS
12 6 (17.14%) HP
12 6 (17.14%) Citrix
12 6 (17.14%) SQL
12 6 (17.14%) CCNA
13 5 (14.29%) CCDP
13 5 (14.29%) Linux
13 5 (14.29%) MPLS
13 5 (14.29%) OSPF
13 5 (14.29%) Retail
13 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
13 5 (14.29%) Wireless

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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.86%) Confluence
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) SaaS
4 2 (5.71%) G Suite
4 2 (5.71%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) WAN
2 19 (54.29%) LAN
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (14.29%) MPLS
3 5 (14.29%) Network Security
3 5 (14.29%) OSPF
3 5 (14.29%) Wireless
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) Wireless Security
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.86%) Skype
5 1 (2.86%) SMS
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) ProC
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Architect
1 7 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) LAMP
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) NHS
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.29%) Network Management
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (14.29%) Presales
5 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) Web Filtering
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) Line Management
6 3 (8.57%) Proactive Management
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Decision-Making
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PHP
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) Korn
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNP
3 6 (17.14%) CCNA
4 5 (14.29%) CCDP
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) CISM
6 1 (2.86%) CISSP
6 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) GDPR
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 8583
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Hyper-V
2 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 6 (17.14%) HP
6 5 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (8.57%) Juniper
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) Veeam
8 2 (5.71%) Google
8 2 (5.71%) Nokia
8 2 (5.71%) Veritas
9 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.86%) Dell
9 1 (2.86%) Lagan
9 1 (2.86%) Meraki
9 1 (2.86%) Northgate
9 1 (2.86%) Splunk