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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 39 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.10% 6.44% 6.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.15% 19.26% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 46 24
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +0.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
94 244 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.41% 33.42% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 70 216 127
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (72.73%) VMware
2 27 (61.36%) WAN
3 26 (59.09%) LAN
3 26 (59.09%) Cisco
4 25 (56.82%) Windows
4 25 (56.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (54.55%) VPN
6 19 (43.18%) Linux
6 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
7 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
8 17 (38.64%) SAN
8 17 (38.64%) Hyper-V
9 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
10 14 (31.82%) ITIL
10 14 (31.82%) Citrix
11 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
12 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (22.73%) Network Security
13 10 (22.73%) WLAN
13 10 (22.73%) DNS
13 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
15 8 (18.18%) VoIP
15 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (18.18%) Ubuntu
16 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
16 7 (15.91%) Software Licensing
16 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
16 7 (15.91%) Project Management
17 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) WAN
2 26 (59.09%) LAN
3 24 (54.55%) VPN
4 17 (38.64%) SAN
5 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
6 10 (22.73%) DNS
6 10 (22.73%) WLAN
6 10 (22.73%) Network Security
7 8 (18.18%) VoIP
8 6 (13.64%) SSL
8 6 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (11.36%) Wireless
9 5 (11.36%) DHCP
9 5 (11.36%) MPLS
10 4 (9.09%) Internet
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Team Leader
2 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) IT Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Product Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Network Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Voice Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 3 (6.82%) IVR
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.55%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) IPTV
5 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.09%) UNIX
7 4 (9.09%) Debian
8 3 (6.82%) Solaris
9 2 (4.55%) SUSE
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.55%) CentOS
10 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Project Management
2 7 (15.91%) Software Licensing
3 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.64%) Information Security
4 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.82%) Network Design
5 3 (6.82%) Cyber Security
5 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) SIEM
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Workflow
7 1 (2.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Perl
1 2 (4.55%) Python
1 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.27%) C
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.64%) CCNP
2 6 (13.64%) CCNA
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) CCIE
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) CCSE
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.82%) MCITP
5 3 (6.82%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.82%) MCP
5 3 (6.82%) MCSE
5 3 (6.82%) CCDE
5 3 (6.82%) OSCP
6 2 (4.55%) MCSA
7 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.27%) CCDP
7 1 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 17 (38.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) Terminal Server
4 3 (6.82%) ISA Server
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.82%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) XenServer
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) WSUS
2 3 (6.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.82%) vMotion
3 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.55%) logstash
3 2 (4.55%) Nagios
3 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) VMware
2 26 (59.09%) Cisco
3 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.82%) Citrix
5 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
6 5 (11.36%) Juniper
6 5 (11.36%) HP
6 5 (11.36%) F5
7 3 (6.82%) Dell
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.82%) Symantec
7 3 (6.82%) BT
7 3 (6.82%) 3Com
8 2 (4.55%) McAfee
8 2 (4.55%) Sophos
8 2 (4.55%) Websense
8 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) Intel
8 2 (4.55%) LogRhythm
8 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL