Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 36 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.81% 1.80% 5.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.00% 21.05% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 11
Preston median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +40.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £27,516 £25,675 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £36,750 £43,750
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% +19.66%

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 Preston with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 20 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 8.03% 8.56% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 20
Preston median annual salary £31,000 £33,654 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.88% +34.61% -9.91%
10th Percentile £17,850 £22,150 £17,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,275
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £33,077 £30,000
% change year-on-year -1.74% +10.26% +7.14%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

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
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Preston over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 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 Preston region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) GDPR
4 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8

Firewall
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
1 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Capita
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel