The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 21 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.13% 3.68% 7.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.39% 16.15% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 41
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 130 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 27.02% 22.77% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 109 90 176
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Firewall
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 53 (53.54%) Windows
2 52 (52.53%) Cisco
3 45 (45.45%) VPN
4 43 (43.43%) Linux
5 37 (37.37%) TCP/IP
6 36 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 31 (31.31%) WAN
8 29 (29.29%) VMware
9 25 (25.25%) UNIX
9 25 (25.25%) SQL Server
9 25 (25.25%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (25.25%) VLAN
10 23 (23.23%) Microsoft
11 22 (22.22%) SQL
11 22 (22.22%) LAN
11 22 (22.22%) Wireless
12 21 (21.21%) MySQL
12 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (19.19%) MS Exchange
13 19 (19.19%) Juniper
14 17 (17.17%) DNS
15 15 (15.15%) CheckPoint
15 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
15 15 (15.15%) IPsec
15 15 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (14.14%) PHP5
16 14 (14.14%) jQuery
16 14 (14.14%) Ajax
16 14 (14.14%) Apple iOS
16 14 (14.14%) MVC

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.14%) Apache
3 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.07%) IIS
6 2 (2.02%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.02%) Lync
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.01%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) SaaS
2 3 (3.03%) Office 365
3 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (45.45%) VPN
2 37 (37.37%) TCP/IP
3 31 (31.31%) WAN
4 25 (25.25%) VLAN
5 22 (22.22%) LAN
5 22 (22.22%) Wireless
6 17 (17.17%) DNS
7 15 (15.15%) IPsec
8 13 (13.13%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (10.10%) SSL
9 10 (10.10%) Network Security
10 9 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (9.09%) HTTPS
10 9 (9.09%) OSPF
10 9 (9.09%) Ethernet
10 9 (9.09%) HTTP
11 8 (8.08%) VoIP
11 8 (8.08%) SAN
11 8 (8.08%) NAS
12 4 (4.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.21%) MySQL
3 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (4.04%) Electronics
1 4 (4.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 15 (15.15%) Network Engineer
3 14 (14.14%) Web Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Developer
4 13 (13.13%) IT Support
5 10 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Field Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.06%) Product Development Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Development Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Senior Security Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) IT Support Technician
11 4 (4.04%) Network Support
11 4 (4.04%) Administrator
11 4 (4.04%) Support Technician
12 3 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) jQuery
1 14 (14.14%) Ajax
1 14 (14.14%) LAMP
1 14 (14.14%) CSS
1 14 (14.14%) HTML
2 7 (7.07%) .NET
3 1 (1.01%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) PKI
2 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.04%) IPTV
4 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (53.54%) Windows
2 43 (43.43%) Linux
3 25 (25.25%) UNIX
4 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (14.14%) Apple iOS
6 8 (8.08%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.05%) Solaris
8 5 (5.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.14%) MVC
1 14 (14.14%) ITIL
2 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.10%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.07%) Project Management
6 6 (6.06%) Benchmarking
6 6 (6.06%) Product Management
6 6 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (5.05%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.04%) Workflow
8 4 (4.04%) Cyber Security
8 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.04%) Coaching
9 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.02%) Migration
10 2 (2.02%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.02%) Performance Testing
10 2 (2.02%) Security Architecture
10 2 (2.02%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.22%) SQL
2 14 (14.14%) PHP5
2 14 (14.14%) PHP
2 14 (14.14%) C#
2 14 (14.14%) C++
2 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.14%) Shell Script
3 9 (9.09%) Ruby
3 9 (9.09%) Perl
3 9 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (2.02%) C
4 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (25.25%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (14.14%) CCNP
2 14 (14.14%) CCNA
3 11 (11.11%) Degree
3 11 (11.11%) MCP
4 6 (6.06%) CCDP
5 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.04%) MCITP
7 2 (2.02%) CISSP
7 2 (2.02%) CCSE
7 2 (2.02%) CCSA
7 2 (2.02%) VCP4
8 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) GIAC
8 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.05%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.09%) Snort
4 6 (6.06%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.02%) XenApp
6 1 (1.01%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) WSUS
3 3 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 52 (52.53%) Cisco
2 29 (29.29%) VMware
3 23 (23.23%) Microsoft
4 19 (19.19%) Juniper
5 15 (15.15%) CheckPoint
6 12 (12.12%) F5
7 11 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 8 (8.08%) Citrix
9 7 (7.07%) Fortinet
10 6 (6.06%) IronPort
11 5 (5.05%) Crossbeam
11 5 (5.05%) Sourcefire
12 4 (4.04%) Oracle
12 4 (4.04%) Software AG
12 4 (4.04%) webMethods
12 4 (4.04%) IBM
12 4 (4.04%) Sony
13 2 (2.02%) McAfee
13 2 (2.02%) Splunk
14 1 (1.01%) Riverbed