The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Manchester / Oldham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 6.90% 2.63% 7.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 100.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £37,500 £20,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  

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 Oldham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 20.69% 2.63% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Median salary £37,500 £20,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oldham 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 Oldham

Firewall
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Oldham.

Salary trend for Firewall in Oldham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Oldham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) GPRS
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oldham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) 802.11
1 2 (66.67%) ADSL
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) GPRS
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) SDH
1 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP Voice
1 2 (66.67%) CCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) VMware