Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 60 75
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 51 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.42% 3.16% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.76% 22.54% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 13
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +45.83% -16.61%
10th Percentile £21,975 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £43,000 £36,450
North East median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% +26.67% -

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 206 142 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.85% 14.03% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 184 123 73
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,900
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £54,750
North East median annual salary £33,000 £33,875 £33,750
% change year-on-year -2.58% +0.37% -3.57%

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 January 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 22 January 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 +11 43 £35,000 -0.71% 8
North Shields - 6 £30,000 -
Sunderland - 2 £35,000 -
Gateshead - 1 £27,500 - 3
Firewall
North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 35 (68.63%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 24 (47.06%) VMware
4 22 (43.14%) TCP/IP
5 21 (41.18%) Hyper-V
6 20 (39.22%) DNS
6 20 (39.22%) Cisco
6 20 (39.22%) ITIL
6 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
7 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
8 18 (35.29%) Linux
9 17 (33.33%) DHCP
9 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (31.37%) VPN
10 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
12 14 (27.45%) Citrix
12 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (25.49%) WAN
13 13 (25.49%) VoIP
13 13 (25.49%) CCNA
14 12 (23.53%) SAN
14 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
14 12 (23.53%) VLAN
14 12 (23.53%) Office 365
14 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (21.57%) Clustering
16 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (19.61%) CISSP

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 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 5 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (9.80%) iPlanet
3 5 (9.80%) JBoss
3 5 (9.80%) MQSeries
3 5 (9.80%) OpenStack
3 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.80%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (23.53%) Office 365
3 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (13.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (7.84%) Amazon S3
5 4 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.92%) IaaS
6 2 (3.92%) PaaS
7 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) TCP/IP
2 20 (39.22%) DNS
3 17 (33.33%) DHCP
4 16 (31.37%) VPN
5 13 (25.49%) VoIP
5 13 (25.49%) WAN
6 12 (23.53%) SAN
6 12 (23.53%) VLAN
7 10 (19.61%) LAN
7 10 (19.61%) NAS
8 8 (15.69%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (13.73%) WLAN
10 6 (11.76%) SMTP
11 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (7.84%) DMZ
12 2 (3.92%) FCoE
12 2 (3.92%) IPsec
12 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
12 2 (3.92%) Network Security
12 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) Redis
2 1 (1.96%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (7.84%) Hudson
1 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Technical Support
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (9.80%) Security Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) ICT Manager
5 4 (7.84%) ICT Operations Manager
5 4 (7.84%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Operations Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) LDAP
1 6 (11.76%) WAP
2 5 (9.80%) J2EE
2 5 (9.80%) Software Packaging
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Clustering
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 4 (7.84%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.92%) CESG
5 2 (3.92%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
3 18 (35.29%) Linux
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.76%) Unix
7 5 (9.80%) AIX
7 5 (9.80%) CentOS
7 5 (9.80%) HPUX
7 5 (9.80%) Solaris
7 5 (9.80%) SUSE
8 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
2 8 (15.69%) Patch Management
2 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (15.69%) SIEM
3 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (11.76%) Information Security
3 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.80%) Change Control
4 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.80%) DevOps
4 5 (9.80%) High Availability
4 5 (9.80%) ISMS
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 4 (7.84%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) Python
3 4 (7.84%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) Ruby
4 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.92%) C-shell
4 2 (3.92%) Korn
4 2 (3.92%) Perl
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) CCNA
3 10 (19.61%) CISSP
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (17.65%) Degree
5 6 (11.76%) CCNP
5 6 (11.76%) CISM
5 6 (11.76%) MCSA
5 6 (11.76%) MCSE
6 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.84%) CEH
7 4 (7.84%) CISA
7 4 (7.84%) CISMP
7 4 (7.84%) CRISC
7 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.84%) GCIH
7 4 (7.84%) GSEC
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.96%) COBIT
4 1 (1.96%) GDPR
4 1 (1.96%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) Hyper-V
2 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
3 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.73%) XenApp
5 6 (11.76%) DFS Replication
6 5 (9.80%) KVM
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (9.80%) Terminal Services
6 5 (9.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Docker
8 2 (3.92%) Samba
9 1 (1.96%) Gluster
9 1 (1.96%) LXC
9 1 (1.96%) NFS
9 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 6 (11.76%) WSUS
3 5 (9.80%) Ansible
3 5 (9.80%) OpenView
3 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.80%) Puppet
3 5 (9.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (7.84%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
4 4 (7.84%) Packer
4 4 (7.84%) Terraform
5 1 (1.96%) Graphite
5 1 (1.96%) Graylog
5 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.96%) Icinga
5 1 (1.96%) logstash
5 1 (1.96%) Salt
5 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 24 (47.06%) VMware
3 20 (39.22%) Cisco
4 14 (27.45%) Citrix
5 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 9 (17.65%) Sun
5 9 (17.65%) Veritas
6 5 (9.80%) Cognos
6 5 (9.80%) F5
6 5 (9.80%) HP
6 5 (9.80%) Opsware
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle
6 5 (9.80%) PlateSpin
7 4 (7.84%) arcserve
7 4 (7.84%) CA
7 4 (7.84%) Sophos
7 4 (7.84%) Splunk
7 4 (7.84%) Symantec
7 4 (7.84%) Veeam
8 3 (5.88%) Borland