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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 81 49 69
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 64 86 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.27% 4.49% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.68% 29.35% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 44 67 39
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
362 293 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.50% 15.28% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 319 212 161
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 95 (56.21%) Cisco
2 72 (42.60%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (41.42%) Windows
4 50 (29.59%) Linux
4 50 (29.59%) CCNA
5 44 (26.04%) TCP/IP
6 42 (24.85%) LAN
7 41 (24.26%) WAN
8 39 (23.08%) VMware
9 37 (21.89%) Microsoft
10 36 (21.30%) CCNP
11 35 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (20.12%) Degree
13 33 (19.53%) Juniper
14 31 (18.34%) Network Security
15 30 (17.75%) Security Cleared
16 29 (17.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (17.16%) Data Centre
16 29 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (16.57%) Puppet
17 28 (16.57%) SC Cleared
18 27 (15.98%) CheckPoint
18 27 (15.98%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (15.38%) Perl
20 25 (14.79%) PHP
21 24 (14.20%) Citrix
22 23 (13.61%) Active Directory
23 22 (13.02%) VPN
23 22 (13.02%) Wireless
23 22 (13.02%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (12.43%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.88%) Apache
3 13 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.10%) nginx
5 11 (6.51%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (5.92%) Lync
7 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (4.14%) IIS
9 6 (3.55%) MediaWiki
9 6 (3.55%) Confluence
10 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.18%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) MS Office
1 5 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) PaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (0.59%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (26.04%) TCP/IP
2 42 (24.85%) LAN
3 41 (24.26%) WAN
4 31 (18.34%) Network Security
5 27 (15.98%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (13.02%) Wireless
6 22 (13.02%) VPN
7 20 (11.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (10.65%) BGP
8 18 (10.65%) EIGRP
9 17 (10.06%) OSPF
10 14 (8.28%) MPLS
10 14 (8.28%) SAN
11 13 (7.69%) DNS
12 11 (6.51%) IPsec
12 11 (6.51%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (5.92%) DHCP
14 8 (4.73%) LDAP
15 7 (4.14%) SSL
15 7 (4.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.10%) Hadoop
1 12 (7.10%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.73%) MySQL
4 6 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (8.88%) Jenkins
2 13 (7.69%) Hudson
3 12 (7.10%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (3.55%) Subversion
4 6 (3.55%) JIRA
4 6 (3.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.18%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (10.06%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Electronics
2 12 (7.10%) Banking
3 10 (5.92%) Retail
4 5 (2.96%) Military
4 5 (2.96%) Automotive
5 3 (1.78%) Law
6 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (19.53%) Network Engineer
2 20 (11.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (10.65%) Administrator
3 18 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (8.28%) Analyst
5 13 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.10%) Senior Manager
6 12 (7.10%) Operations Manager
7 10 (5.92%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Firewall Administrator
8 9 (5.33%) Architect
8 9 (5.33%) Consultant
9 8 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.14%) Security Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.96%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.96%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.47%) LAMP
2 12 (7.10%) CGI
3 1 (0.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) J2EE
3 1 (0.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (17.16%) Data Centre
3 17 (10.06%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.51%) Online Banking
5 7 (4.14%) Wiki
6 6 (3.55%) PKI
7 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.37%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.59%) PMI
9 1 (0.59%) Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) CESG
9 1 (0.59%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.59%) RMADS
9 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 70 (41.42%) Windows
2 50 (29.59%) Linux
3 29 (17.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (13.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (8.28%) Ubuntu
6 14 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (7.69%) Debian
7 13 (7.69%) CentOS
8 12 (7.10%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (6.51%) UNIX
10 8 (4.73%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.73%) Windows Vista
11 7 (4.14%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.96%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.78%) Solaris
14 2 (1.18%) AIX
14 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.43%) ITIL
2 16 (9.47%) Network Design
3 15 (8.88%) Change Management
3 15 (8.88%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (8.88%) DevOps
4 14 (8.28%) Project Management
5 13 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (7.10%) Project Planning
6 12 (7.10%) Operations Management
6 12 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.10%) Waterfall
7 11 (6.51%) Change Control
8 10 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (5.92%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.73%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.73%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.14%) SIEM
10 7 (4.14%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.38%) Perl
2 25 (14.79%) PHP
3 20 (11.83%) Python
4 18 (10.65%) Java
5 16 (9.47%) SQL
6 14 (8.28%) Bash Shell
7 13 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 13 (7.69%) Ruby
8 11 (6.51%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.18%) C
10 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.59%) VBScript
10 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (42.60%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (29.59%) CCNA
3 36 (21.30%) CCNP
4 34 (20.12%) Degree
5 30 (17.75%) Security Cleared
6 28 (16.57%) SC Cleared
7 14 (8.28%) CCIE
8 12 (7.10%) CCSE
9 11 (6.51%) CCSA
10 6 (3.55%) CCDP
11 5 (2.96%) MCSE
11 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.37%) CISSP
13 3 (1.78%) GIAC
14 2 (1.18%) JNCIA
14 2 (1.18%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.18%) CCSP
15 1 (0.59%) MCSA
15 1 (0.59%) CCDA
15 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) BS7799
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 29 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (13.61%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.10%) Samba
3 12 (7.10%) KVM
4 7 (4.14%) XenApp
4 7 (4.14%) XenServer
5 6 (3.55%) vSphere
5 6 (3.55%) iptables
5 6 (3.55%) Postfix
6 5 (2.96%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.78%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.78%) Snort
9 2 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (16.57%) Puppet
2 12 (7.10%) Graphite
3 11 (6.51%) Salt
3 11 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.92%) Backup Exec
5 9 (5.33%) Ansible
6 7 (4.14%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.55%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.96%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.59%) WSUS
10 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 95 (56.21%) Cisco
2 39 (23.08%) VMware
3 37 (21.89%) Microsoft
4 33 (19.53%) Juniper
5 27 (15.98%) CheckPoint
6 24 (14.20%) Citrix
7 20 (11.83%) F5
7 20 (11.83%) Red Hat
8 14 (8.28%) Oracle
9 12 (7.10%) Barracuda Networks
10 11 (6.51%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.33%) McAfee
12 8 (4.73%) Symantec
13 5 (2.96%) ArcSight
14 4 (2.37%) Avaya
15 3 (1.78%) Nortel
16 2 (1.18%) Meraki
17 1 (0.59%) LogRhythm
17 1 (0.59%) LogLogic
17 1 (0.59%) Websense
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Creditcall
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago