The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 28 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.88% 1.72% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
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 Preston with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 4.39% 6.90% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

Firewall
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Preston

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 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 Preston region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) VMware

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) VMware