Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 57 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 45 54 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.11% 4.18% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.56% 24.43% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 35
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £62,500 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +81.16% +15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £29,325 £21,750 £25,200
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £41,750
North East median annual salary £62,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +78.57% +2.94% +13.33%

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 191 221 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.43% 17.09% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 154 198 137
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £38,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.24% +13.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £21,650 £21,425 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £52,500 £45,000
North East median annual salary £39,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +16.18% +4.62% -

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 0 38 £70,000 +100.00% 17
Gateshead +21 4 £28,500 +3.64% 3
Jarrow - 2 £35,000 -
Sunderland +3 1 £50,000 +53.85% 3
Firewall
North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 34 (75.56%) Cisco
1 34 (75.56%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (71.11%) CCNP
2 32 (71.11%) WAN
3 31 (68.89%) LAN
4 29 (64.44%) Wireless
4 29 (64.44%) Network Security
4 29 (64.44%) Presales
5 20 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (42.22%) CCDP
6 19 (42.22%) Cisco Wireless
6 19 (42.22%) Wireless Security
6 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
6 19 (42.22%) Technical Leadership
7 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (22.22%) Unified Communications
8 10 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (22.22%) Private Cloud
8 10 (22.22%) Telepresence
9 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.33%) VMware
10 5 (11.11%) Windows
10 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 5 (11.11%) CCNA
10 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
11 4 (8.89%) VPN
11 4 (8.89%) Information Security

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 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (71.11%) WAN
2 31 (68.89%) LAN
3 29 (64.44%) Network Security
3 29 (64.44%) Wireless
4 19 (42.22%) Cisco Wireless
4 19 (42.22%) Wireless Security
5 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (22.22%) Telepresence
6 10 (22.22%) Unified Communications
7 4 (8.89%) VPN
8 3 (6.67%) SAN
9 2 (4.44%) MPLS
9 2 (4.44%) NAS
9 2 (4.44%) PABX
10 1 (2.22%) DHCP
10 1 (2.22%) DNS
10 1 (2.22%) Internet
10 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.22%) Skype
10 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Architect
1 29 (64.44%) Cisco Architect
1 29 (64.44%) Cisco Network Architect
1 29 (64.44%) Network Architect
2 19 (42.22%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 19 (42.22%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) IT Support
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Support
5 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
1 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) AIX
3 2 (4.44%) CentOS
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Presales
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 19 (42.22%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (8.89%) Information Security
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Line Management
5 3 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.67%) Security Operations
5 3 (6.67%) SIEM
6 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.44%) Data Encryption
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Coaching
7 1 (2.22%) DevOps
7 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.22%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (75.56%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (71.11%) CCNP
3 19 (42.22%) CCDP
4 5 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.22%) CEH
6 1 (2.22%) CISM
6 1 (2.22%) CISSP
6 1 (2.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) GDPR
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) Cisco
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Juniper
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL