Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 43 67
Rank change year-on-year -40 +24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.25% 4.89% 3.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.33% 23.59% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 33
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,595 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.27% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,675 £24,000 £22,300
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £43,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,600
% change year-on-year -4.11% +2.53% +13.02%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 150 195 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.01% 20.74% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 130 174 138
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -9.09% +14.93%
10th Percentile £22,975 £21,975 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £52,125 £65,000
North East median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +2.94%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Tyne and Wear

Firewall
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 21 £54,345 +55.27% 10
Gateshead +17 3 £24,750 -10.00%
Sunderland -2 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Jarrow - 1 £35,000 -
Firewall
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (53.85%) WAN
3 13 (50.00%) LAN
3 13 (50.00%) CCNP
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) Network Security
5 10 (38.46%) Wireless
5 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 10 (38.46%) Presales
6 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco Wireless
6 9 (34.62%) CCDP
7 7 (26.92%) Wireless Security
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) CCNA
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
10 4 (15.38%) Internet
10 4 (15.38%) VPN
10 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (15.38%) VMware
11 3 (11.54%) Information Security
11 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
11 3 (11.54%) Office 365
11 3 (11.54%) HP
11 3 (11.54%) IIS
11 3 (11.54%) SQL

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) WAN
2 13 (50.00%) LAN
3 10 (38.46%) Network Security
3 10 (38.46%) Wireless
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (26.92%) Wireless Security
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 4 (15.38%) VPN
7 3 (11.54%) MPLS
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (7.69%) PABX
8 2 (7.69%) SAN
9 1 (3.85%) DNS
9 1 (3.85%) NAS
9 1 (3.85%) OSPF
9 1 (3.85%) Skype
9 1 (3.85%) Telepresence
9 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
9 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) ProC
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Architect
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Network Architect
1 10 (38.46%) Network Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Presales
3 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) SIEM
6 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
6 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.69%) Line Management
6 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Security
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.85%) Security Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Korn
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (34.62%) CCDP
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CISM
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Meraki
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk