The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 72 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 64 83 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.20% 4.29% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 24.34% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 59 65 50
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,700 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
240 341 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.99% 17.63% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 223 236 259
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Bristol

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 70 (53.85%) Cisco
2 68 (52.31%) Windows
3 47 (36.15%) VMware
4 45 (34.62%) Juniper
5 44 (33.85%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (33.85%) Network Design
6 42 (32.31%) Active Directory
6 42 (32.31%) VPN
7 41 (31.54%) ITIL
8 35 (26.92%) Linux
9 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
10 33 (25.38%) WAN
10 33 (25.38%) SQL
10 33 (25.38%) Security Cleared
11 32 (24.62%) LAN
11 32 (24.62%) CCNA
12 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (23.85%) F5
13 28 (21.54%) SC Cleared
14 27 (20.77%) Degree
14 27 (20.77%) MS Office
15 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 26 (20.00%) SLA
15 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
17 24 (18.46%) Load Balancing
18 23 (17.69%) MPLS
18 23 (17.69%) Citrix
19 22 (16.92%) Wireless
20 21 (16.15%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 20 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.62%) SharePoint
3 17 (13.08%) Apache
4 15 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (10.77%) IIS
6 7 (5.38%) nginx
7 6 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (4.62%) Lync
8 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.08%) Confluence
9 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.08%) MediaWiki
10 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (20.77%) MS Office
2 21 (16.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (32.31%) VPN
2 33 (25.38%) WAN
3 32 (24.62%) LAN
4 25 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (17.69%) MPLS
6 22 (16.92%) Wireless
7 19 (14.62%) VLAN
8 18 (13.85%) DHCP
9 16 (12.31%) SAN
9 16 (12.31%) Internet
10 15 (11.54%) BGP
10 15 (11.54%) TCP/IP
11 14 (10.77%) ISDN
11 14 (10.77%) IPsec
11 14 (10.77%) OSPF
11 14 (10.77%) Network Security
12 13 (10.00%) VoIP
13 12 (9.23%) DNS
14 10 (7.69%) NAS
14 10 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.31%) MySQL
3 13 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.38%) Hudson
2 7 (5.38%) Subversion
3 4 (3.08%) JIRA
3 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (14.62%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.77%) Legal
4 1 (0.77%) Publishing
4 1 (0.77%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (24.62%) Network Engineer
2 24 (18.46%) Support Engineer
3 17 (13.08%) Architect
4 16 (12.31%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (11.54%) Network Architect
6 14 (10.77%) Service Manager
7 13 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
7 13 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
7 13 (10.00%) Senior Architect
8 12 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) Administrator
11 7 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.62%) Consultant
12 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (4.62%) Systems Support
12 6 (4.62%) Systems Support Engineer
12 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) LAMP
2 2 (1.54%) .NET
2 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.46%) Open Source
4 10 (7.69%) Wiki
5 8 (6.15%) PKI
6 6 (4.62%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.62%) CESG
7 5 (3.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.77%) Replication
8 1 (0.77%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.77%) Statistics
8 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 68 (52.31%) Windows
2 35 (26.92%) Linux
3 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.23%) Ubuntu
6 9 (6.92%) UNIX
6 9 (6.92%) Mac OS X
6 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.15%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.62%) AIX
9 4 (3.08%) CentOS
9 4 (3.08%) Debian
10 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.54%) openSUSE
10 2 (1.54%) Solaris
10 2 (1.54%) SUSE
11 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.85%) Network Design
2 41 (31.54%) ITIL
3 24 (18.46%) Load Balancing
4 20 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 17 (13.08%) Problem Management
5 17 (13.08%) Mentoring
6 15 (11.54%) Service Management
6 15 (11.54%) CRM
6 15 (11.54%) ITSM
7 14 (10.77%) DevOps
8 13 (10.00%) Coaching
8 13 (10.00%) Software Deployment
9 12 (9.23%) Network Management
10 11 (8.46%) Change Management
10 11 (8.46%) B2B
10 11 (8.46%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (6.92%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (5.38%) Document Management
13 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.38%) SQL
2 9 (6.92%) PHP
2 9 (6.92%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.38%) Ruby
3 7 (5.38%) Java
3 7 (5.38%) Perl
4 3 (2.31%) Python
4 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.54%) C#
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (33.85%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (25.38%) Security Cleared
3 32 (24.62%) CCNA
4 28 (21.54%) SC Cleared
5 27 (20.77%) Degree
6 18 (13.85%) CCNP
7 14 (10.77%) CCIE
8 11 (8.46%) MCP
8 11 (8.46%) CCDP
9 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (6.15%) JNCIE
11 6 (4.62%) MCSE
12 4 (3.08%) CCDA
12 4 (3.08%) MCITP
13 2 (1.54%) CCDE
13 2 (1.54%) CCSA
14 1 (0.77%) JNCIS
14 1 (0.77%) CCIP
14 1 (0.77%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.00%) SLA
2 5 (3.85%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 42 (32.31%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.46%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.08%) Samba
4 4 (3.08%) Postfix
4 4 (3.08%) XenServer
5 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) Puppet
2 7 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.38%) Salt
3 6 (4.62%) WSUS
3 6 (4.62%) SCCM
4 5 (3.85%) SCOM
4 5 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.08%) ARCserve
5 4 (3.08%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.31%) Ansible
7 2 (1.54%) Icinga
7 2 (1.54%) Cacti
7 2 (1.54%) OpenView
7 2 (1.54%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (53.85%) Cisco
2 47 (36.15%) VMware
3 45 (34.62%) Juniper
4 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
5 31 (23.85%) F5
6 23 (17.69%) Citrix
7 16 (12.31%) CheckPoint
8 12 (9.23%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (5.38%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.62%) IBM
10 6 (4.62%) Zend
11 5 (3.85%) Splunk
11 5 (3.85%) Avaya
11 5 (3.85%) Dell
11 5 (3.85%) EMC
11 5 (3.85%) McAfee
12 4 (3.08%) Symantec
12 4 (3.08%) Oracle
12 4 (3.08%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.08%) WatchGuard
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