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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 41 29 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.21% 6.07% 4.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.30% 34.15% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 30
Average salary £38,500 £42,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +35.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,876 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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
107 82 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.44% 17.79% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 85 64 151
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 18 (39.13%) Cisco
4 16 (34.78%) WAN
4 16 (34.78%) CCNA
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 14 (30.43%) DNS
5 14 (30.43%) Linux
5 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
6 13 (28.26%) High Availability
7 11 (23.91%) Information Security
7 11 (23.91%) LAN
8 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
8 10 (21.74%) Web Services
8 10 (21.74%) CCNP
8 10 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (19.57%) Security Management
9 9 (19.57%) SSL
9 9 (19.57%) SAN
9 9 (19.57%) VPN
9 9 (19.57%) DHCP
10 8 (17.39%) MPLS
10 8 (17.39%) OSPF
10 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
10 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
10 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) WAN
2 14 (30.43%) DNS
3 11 (23.91%) LAN
4 10 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 9 (19.57%) DHCP
5 9 (19.57%) SAN
5 9 (19.57%) SSL
5 9 (19.57%) VPN
6 8 (17.39%) MPLS
6 8 (17.39%) OSPF
7 7 (15.22%) BGP
7 7 (15.22%) HTTP
7 7 (15.22%) IPsec
8 6 (13.04%) RIP
8 6 (13.04%) VLAN
8 6 (13.04%) VPLS
9 4 (8.70%) LTE
9 4 (8.70%) MVNO
9 4 (8.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) GIS
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Chief Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Information Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.22%) AS400
3 7 (15.22%) Clustering
3 7 (15.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (15.22%) Mainframe
4 5 (10.87%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (6.52%) CCTV
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.52%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
6 2 (4.35%) iPad
6 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.17%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) High Availability
2 11 (23.91%) Information Security
3 10 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Security Management
5 7 (15.22%) Capacity Management
5 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (15.22%) TOGAF
5 7 (15.22%) Use Case
6 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 6 (13.04%) Network Design
6 6 (13.04%) Security Operations
6 6 (13.04%) Threat Management
7 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (10.87%) Presales
7 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (8.70%) BPMN
8 4 (8.70%) Line Management
8 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 4 (8.70%) Perl
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.70%) Python
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) CCNA
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) CCNP
3 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (15.22%) CISSP
4 7 (15.22%) MCSA
4 7 (15.22%) MCSE
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.70%) RHCE
5 4 (8.70%) RHCSA
5 4 (8.70%) SCSA
6 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.52%) JNCIP
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
7 2 (4.35%) MCITP
7 2 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.70%) HIPAA
4 3 (6.52%) ISO27002
5 1 (2.17%) SAS 70
5 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.70%) Xen
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.52%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) Terminal Server
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) VMware
2 18 (39.13%) Cisco
3 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.22%) IBM
4 6 (13.04%) Juniper
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 5 (10.87%) Citrix
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.52%) Lumension
7 3 (6.52%) NetApp
8 2 (4.35%) F5
8 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.35%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.17%) Crossbeam
9 1 (2.17%) EMC
9 1 (2.17%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.17%) Splunk
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
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