Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Manchester > Rochdale
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 25 61 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 32.89% 44.20% 15.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 51.02% 51.69% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 61 10
Rochdale median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.75% -35.00%
10th Percentile £22,200 £32,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £60,000 £31,225
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

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 Rochdale with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Rochdale
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 49 118 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 64.47% 85.51% 71.05%
Number of salaries quoted 47 116 71
Rochdale median annual salary £45,000 £39,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.65% -12.78% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £60,000 £70,000
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £41,592 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.23% +10.91% +4.17%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Rochdale

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

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 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (68.00%) Configuration Management
2 17 (68.00%) Puppet
3 15 (60.00%) Internet
4 14 (56.00%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (52.00%) Windows
6 12 (48.00%) Broadband
6 12 (48.00%) Ethernet
6 12 (48.00%) Nagios
6 12 (48.00%) DNS
6 12 (48.00%) TACACS
6 12 (48.00%) Network Management
6 12 (48.00%) PCI DSS
6 12 (48.00%) OpenNMS
7 11 (44.00%) MRTG
7 11 (44.00%) Cacti
7 11 (44.00%) RANCID
7 11 (44.00%) BGP
7 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
7 11 (44.00%) Huawei
7 11 (44.00%) SCCM
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco
7 11 (44.00%) Juniper
7 11 (44.00%) Ericsson
7 11 (44.00%) SNMP
8 10 (40.00%) LAN
9 9 (36.00%) Python
9 9 (36.00%) Perl
9 9 (36.00%) MPLS
9 9 (36.00%) WAN

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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Internet
2 14 (56.00%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (48.00%) Broadband
3 12 (48.00%) DNS
3 12 (48.00%) Ethernet
3 12 (48.00%) TACACS
4 11 (44.00%) BGP
4 11 (44.00%) MRTG
4 11 (44.00%) SNMP
5 10 (40.00%) LAN
6 9 (36.00%) MPLS
6 9 (36.00%) WAN
7 6 (24.00%) VoIP
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
9 4 (16.00%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (16.00%) IPv6
10 3 (12.00%) HSRP
10 3 (12.00%) Junos
10 3 (12.00%) LLU
10 3 (12.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) IT Support
3 5 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Designer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Database Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) BYOD
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Configuration Management
2 12 (48.00%) Network Management
3 8 (32.00%) Change Management
4 6 (24.00%) Business Transformation
4 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Email Filtering
5 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (8.00%) Network Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (8.00%) Web Filtering
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Perl
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CCNP
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) JNCIP
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) Puppet
2 12 (48.00%) Nagios
2 12 (48.00%) OpenNMS
3 11 (44.00%) Cacti
3 11 (44.00%) RANCID
3 11 (44.00%) SCCM
4 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (12.00%) SCOM
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
1 11 (44.00%) Ericsson
1 11 (44.00%) Huawei
1 11 (44.00%) Juniper
2 6 (24.00%) Veeam
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Zerto
3 3 (12.00%) Brocade
3 3 (12.00%) Foundry
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) ZyXEL
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle