Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Firewall
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 68 106
Rank change year-on-year +13 +38 -35
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 58 54 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.18% 3.57% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.48% 22.88% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 59 49 14
North East median annual salary £36,500 £35,600 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.53% +13.02% +9.45%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,950 £24,700
90th Percentile £75,000 £45,000 £38,200
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 270 236 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.47% 15.59% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 243 207 95
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £21,750 £24,750 £21,450
90th Percentile £52,807 £60,054 £52,942
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +23 46 £35,000 - 9
Durham -23 7 £52,884 +24.43% 1
Teesside - 1 £36,500 -
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (58.62%) Windows
2 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
3 24 (41.38%) ITIL
4 22 (37.93%) Cisco
5 20 (34.48%) TCP/IP
5 20 (34.48%) DNS
6 19 (32.76%) WAN
7 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
7 18 (31.03%) VMware
8 15 (25.86%) Linux
8 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
9 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (24.14%) LAN
9 14 (24.14%) Windows Server
10 13 (22.41%) DHCP
10 13 (22.41%) VPN
11 12 (20.69%) VoIP
11 12 (20.69%) SAN
12 11 (18.97%) Citrix
12 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
13 10 (17.24%) Office 365
13 10 (17.24%) VLAN
13 10 (17.24%) Clustering
14 9 (15.52%) CCNA
14 9 (15.52%) CISSP
14 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
14 9 (15.52%) Sun

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 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.62%) Apache
3 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.62%) iPlanet
3 5 (8.62%) JBoss
3 5 (8.62%) MQSeries
3 5 (8.62%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.62%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (17.24%) Office 365
3 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
5 4 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (5.17%) IaaS
6 3 (5.17%) PaaS
7 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (34.48%) DNS
1 20 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 19 (32.76%) WAN
3 14 (24.14%) LAN
4 13 (22.41%) DHCP
4 13 (22.41%) VPN
5 12 (20.69%) SAN
5 12 (20.69%) VoIP
6 10 (17.24%) VLAN
7 9 (15.52%) NAS
8 8 (13.79%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.34%) Unified Communications
9 6 (10.34%) WLAN
10 5 (8.62%) Internet
10 5 (8.62%) LDAP
10 5 (8.62%) SMTP
11 3 (5.17%) DMZ
11 3 (5.17%) Network Security
11 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (6.90%) Hudson
1 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (13.79%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Team Leader
3 6 (10.34%) Technical Support
4 5 (8.62%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (6.90%) IT Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Network Team Leader
5 4 (6.90%) Support Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Support Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) J2EE
1 5 (8.62%) WAP
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) HTML
2 3 (5.17%) SOAP
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Clustering
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Replication
5 2 (3.45%) CESG
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.72%) Fintech
6 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Linux
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.07%) Unix
6 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.62%) AIX
7 5 (8.62%) HPUX
7 5 (8.62%) Solaris
7 5 (8.62%) SUSE
8 3 (5.17%) CentOS
8 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 7 (12.07%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (12.07%) SIEM
4 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) Contract Management
4 6 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (10.34%) People Management
5 5 (8.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (8.62%) High Availability
5 5 (8.62%) Information Security
5 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.62%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.90%) DevOps
6 4 (6.90%) ISMS
6 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.90%) Security Management
6 4 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.07%) Java
2 7 (12.07%) Python
3 4 (6.90%) Ruby
4 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.17%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.45%) C-shell
5 2 (3.45%) Korn
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.52%) CCNA
2 9 (15.52%) CISSP
3 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.90%) CCNP
5 4 (6.90%) CEH
5 4 (6.90%) CISM
5 4 (6.90%) Degree
5 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) GCIH
5 4 (6.90%) GSEC
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (6.90%) MCSA
6 3 (5.17%) MCSE
7 2 (3.45%) CISA
7 2 (3.45%) CISMP
7 2 (3.45%) CRISC
8 1 (1.72%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.72%) COBIT
4 1 (1.72%) GDPR
4 1 (1.72%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
2 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) XenApp
4 5 (8.62%) DFS Replication
4 5 (8.62%) KVM
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (8.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Docker
6 2 (3.45%) Samba
6 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Backup Exec
1 5 (8.62%) OpenView
1 5 (8.62%) WSUS
2 4 (6.90%) Ansible
2 4 (6.90%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.90%) Packer
2 4 (6.90%) Puppet
2 4 (6.90%) Terraform
3 3 (5.17%) Nagios
4 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (37.93%) Cisco
3 18 (31.03%) VMware
4 11 (18.97%) Citrix
5 9 (15.52%) Sun
6 8 (13.79%) Oracle
6 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
6 8 (13.79%) Veritas
7 7 (12.07%) Splunk
8 5 (8.62%) Cognos
8 5 (8.62%) F5
8 5 (8.62%) HP
8 5 (8.62%) Opsware
8 5 (8.62%) PlateSpin
9 3 (5.17%) arcserve
9 3 (5.17%) Borland
9 3 (5.17%) CA
9 3 (5.17%) Juniper
9 3 (5.17%) Sophos
9 3 (5.17%) Symantec