Period
to 20 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 46 73
Rank change year-on-year -26 +27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 39 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.88% 4.69% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.21% 23.08% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 31
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,750 £42,500
North East median annual salary £32,500 £35,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year -8.45% +5.97% +3.08%

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 193 156 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.24% 20.34% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 163 139 149
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £20,813 £21,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £59,250 £47,550 £62,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 July 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 July 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 -23 34 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Sunderland -10 3 £32,500 +18.18% 1
North Tyneside 0 2 £27,500 -46.08%
Firewall
North East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 21 (53.85%) LAN
1 21 (53.85%) WAN
2 17 (43.59%) Cisco
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
6 13 (33.33%) CCNA
6 13 (33.33%) SQL
6 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.77%) CCNP
7 12 (30.77%) VMware
7 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (28.21%) Retail
9 10 (25.64%) HP
9 10 (25.64%) NHS
9 10 (25.64%) MPLS
9 10 (25.64%) OSPF
9 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
9 10 (25.64%) Extreme Networks
9 10 (25.64%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (25.64%) Network Management
9 10 (25.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.51%) Unix
11 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
11 7 (17.95%) MySQL

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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) IIS
3 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.26%) Apache
5 2 (5.13%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.56%) Confluence
6 1 (2.56%) nginx
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.95%) Office 365
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.69%) SaaS
5 2 (5.13%) G Suite
5 2 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) LAN
1 21 (53.85%) WAN
2 10 (25.64%) MPLS
2 10 (25.64%) OSPF
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
5 4 (10.26%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) Wireless
6 3 (7.69%) DHCP
6 3 (7.69%) Internet
6 3 (7.69%) NAS
6 3 (7.69%) VoIP
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security
7 2 (5.13%) PBX
7 2 (5.13%) SMS
7 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Ant
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.69%) Maven
1 3 (7.69%) ProC
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 11 (28.21%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Communications Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Network Communications Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Security Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) LAMP
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.56%) LINQ
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.64%) NHS
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 8 (20.51%) Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Unix
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Debian
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Network Management
2 10 (25.64%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Forensic Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Information Governance
7 2 (5.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) C
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) Korn
5 3 (7.69%) Perl
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCNA
3 12 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) Master's Degree
6 2 (5.13%) CCDP
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) GDPR
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (5.13%) ISO 31000
3 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.56%) ISO 8583
4 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) Postfix
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Terraform
3 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.13%) QRadar
3 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) CheckPoint
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) VMware
4 10 (25.64%) Extreme Networks
4 10 (25.64%) HP
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 5 (12.82%) Symantec
6 4 (10.26%) Juniper
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix
7 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.69%) Splunk
8 2 (5.13%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (5.13%) AlienVault
8 2 (5.13%) ArcSight
8 2 (5.13%) BroadSoft
8 2 (5.13%) Google
8 2 (5.13%) LogRhythm
8 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds