Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > North East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 58 60
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2 +44
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 37 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.65% 4.17% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.47% 22.26% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 36 64 47
North East median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.41% +23.33%
10th Percentile £21,875 £24,000 £24,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 190 283 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.62% 18.72% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 161 250 188
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £52,884 £48,225
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 14 December 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 14 December 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 29 £58,750 +67.86% 13
Durham +23 8 £29,000 -42.28% 5
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) WAN
3 20 (54.05%) LAN
3 20 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (43.24%) CCNP
5 14 (37.84%) Network Security
6 13 (35.14%) Wireless
6 13 (35.14%) Presales
7 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
7 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.03%) VMware
8 10 (27.03%) Wireless Security
8 10 (27.03%) CCDP
8 10 (27.03%) Windows
8 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco Wireless
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
8 10 (27.03%) Technical Leadership
9 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
10 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
11 7 (18.92%) CCNA
11 7 (18.92%) ITIL
12 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
12 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (13.51%) Line Management
14 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Office 365
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) WAN
2 20 (54.05%) LAN
3 14 (37.84%) Network Security
4 13 (35.14%) Wireless
5 10 (27.03%) Cisco Wireless
5 10 (27.03%) Wireless Security
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.81%) VPN
8 3 (8.11%) Internet
8 3 (8.11%) SAN
8 3 (8.11%) Telepresence
8 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications
9 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (5.41%) MPLS
9 2 (5.41%) NAS
9 2 (5.41%) PABX
9 2 (5.41%) VoIP
10 1 (2.70%) DNS
10 1 (2.70%) Skype
10 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco Architect
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco Network Architect
1 13 (35.14%) Network Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Fintech
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
1 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Presales
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
3 10 (27.03%) Technical Leadership
4 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (13.51%) Line Management
5 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) SIEM
6 4 (10.81%) Web Filtering
7 3 (8.11%) Information Security
7 3 (8.11%) Proactive Management
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.41%) Security Management
8 2 (5.41%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (43.24%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) CCDP
4 7 (18.92%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) CISM
6 1 (2.70%) CISSP
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Terraform
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Veeam
6 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) Meraki
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Splunk