Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 53 62
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 3.23% 1.27% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 14.29% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 6
Stockport median annual salary £47,500 £33,750 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.74% +29.81% -24.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,400 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £42,125 £36,750
Manchester median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.71% +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 Stockport with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Stockport
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 100 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 23.09% 8.88% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 92 34 28
Stockport median annual salary £44,471 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.83% +8.33% -10.45%
10th Percentile £21,788 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Stockport

Firewall
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Stockport

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Stockport over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 11 (78.57%) SIEM
2 9 (64.29%) Server Hardening
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) SAN
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Identity Management
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
6 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) Terminal Services
6 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
7 4 (28.57%) Splunk
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
7 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (28.57%) DMZ
7 4 (28.57%) IPv4

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) DHCP
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) DMZ
4 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (28.57%) IPv4
4 4 (28.57%) IPv6
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless Security
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) LDAP
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) IT Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) IT Security Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) SIEM
2 9 (64.29%) Server Hardening
3 6 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
5 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (28.57%) Patch Management
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (21.43%) Security Management
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (35.71%) Terminal Services
4 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (7.14%) Docker
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Splunk
3 4 (28.57%) Wyse
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix