The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Manchester / Rochdale
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 38.46% 4.35% 8.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 5.71% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 4
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -31.97%  
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 Rochdale with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Rochdale
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 39 35 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 100.00% 76.09% 64.44%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 29
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.95%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Rochdale

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rochdale 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 Rochdale

Firewall
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Rochdale

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Rochdale over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Rochdale

Firewall
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 28 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 42 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (82.00%) Internet
3 34 (68.00%) DNS
4 30 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (58.00%) PCI DSS
6 28 (56.00%) CCNP
7 26 (52.00%) Cisco
7 26 (52.00%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (48.00%) VMware
8 24 (48.00%) Juniper
9 23 (46.00%) TACACS
9 23 (46.00%) Broadband
9 23 (46.00%) WAN
9 23 (46.00%) Ethernet
9 23 (46.00%) Network Management
10 21 (42.00%) Windows
11 19 (38.00%) Python
11 19 (38.00%) Nagios
11 19 (38.00%) Ericsson
11 19 (38.00%) OpenNMS
11 19 (38.00%) Huawei
12 18 (36.00%) PowerShell
12 18 (36.00%) Configuration Management
12 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (36.00%) Perl
12 18 (36.00%) Puppet
13 17 (34.00%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (34.00%) Amazon S3
14 16 (32.00%) SCCM
14 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rochdale 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 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (34.00%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (34.00%) Amazon S3
3 11 (22.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (82.00%) Internet
2 34 (68.00%) DNS
3 26 (52.00%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (46.00%) Broadband
4 23 (46.00%) Ethernet
4 23 (46.00%) TACACS
4 23 (46.00%) WAN
5 16 (32.00%) LAN
5 16 (32.00%) MPLS
6 12 (24.00%) BGP
7 11 (22.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 11 (22.00%) IPv6
7 11 (22.00%) VoIP
8 8 (16.00%) MRTG
8 8 (16.00%) SNMP
9 7 (14.00%) SAN
10 6 (12.00%) NAS
11 1 (2.00%) IPsec
11 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Designer
2 11 (22.00%) Network Designer
2 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 10 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Linux Support
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) DBA
4 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior DBA
4 6 (12.00%) Senior SQL DBA
4 6 (12.00%) SQL DBA
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Linux
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Network Management
2 18 (36.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (22.00%) Network Design
4 11 (22.00%) Network Planning
5 10 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 10 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 10 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Change Management
7 7 (14.00%) ITIL
8 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (12.00%) Data Architecture
8 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.00%) DevOps
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Python
2 18 (36.00%) Perl
2 18 (36.00%) PowerShell
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (56.00%) CCNP
3 12 (24.00%) JNCIP
4 7 (14.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCA
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (58.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) vCloud
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (38.00%) Nagios
1 19 (38.00%) OpenNMS
2 18 (36.00%) Puppet
3 16 (32.00%) SCCM
4 15 (30.00%) RANCID
5 8 (16.00%) Cacti
6 6 (12.00%) SCOM
7 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.00%) Ansible
8 1 (2.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Cisco
2 24 (48.00%) Juniper
2 24 (48.00%) VMware
3 19 (38.00%) Ericsson
3 19 (38.00%) Huawei
4 7 (14.00%) Brocade
4 7 (14.00%) Foundry
4 7 (14.00%) ZyXEL
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (6.00%) Zerto
7 2 (4.00%) Veeam
8 1 (2.00%) Apple
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum dep on experience + on call allowance + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago