The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 82 57
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 88 57 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.42% 3.09% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.99% 16.38% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 71 43 58
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
284 348 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.50% 18.87% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 225 316 226
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 96 (64.00%) Windows
2 69 (46.00%) Linux
3 65 (43.33%) Cisco
4 61 (40.67%) DNS
5 59 (39.33%) VMware
6 58 (38.67%) VPN
7 51 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 48 (32.00%) TCP/IP
9 47 (31.33%) Microsoft
9 47 (31.33%) Security Cleared
10 44 (29.33%) SC Cleared
11 43 (28.67%) ITIL
12 42 (28.00%) Active Directory
13 40 (26.67%) VoIP
14 38 (25.33%) Cisco ASA
15 36 (24.00%) SQL
16 34 (22.67%) MPLS
17 33 (22.00%) SMTP
18 32 (21.33%) WAN
19 29 (19.33%) Broadband
19 29 (19.33%) CheckPoint
20 27 (18.00%) Telecoms
21 26 (17.33%) LAN
21 26 (17.33%) MS Exchange
21 26 (17.33%) vSphere
22 24 (16.00%) Data Centre
23 23 (15.33%) NetScreen
24 22 (14.67%) Juniper
24 22 (14.67%) DHCP
24 22 (14.67%) Amazon AWS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 11 (7.33%) CloudStack
3 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (7.33%) JBoss
3 11 (7.33%) OpenStack
3 11 (7.33%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.33%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (6.00%) IIS
5 8 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.00%) Apache
7 3 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.33%) Moodle
8 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.67%) Office 365
4 2 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (40.67%) DNS
2 58 (38.67%) VPN
3 48 (32.00%) TCP/IP
4 40 (26.67%) VoIP
5 38 (25.33%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (22.67%) MPLS
7 33 (22.00%) SMTP
8 32 (21.33%) WAN
9 29 (19.33%) Broadband
10 26 (17.33%) LAN
11 23 (15.33%) NetScreen
12 22 (14.67%) DHCP
13 17 (11.33%) SSL
14 15 (10.00%) Internet
15 12 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (8.00%) SAN
16 11 (7.33%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (6.00%) Network Security
18 8 (5.33%) NAS
18 8 (5.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) MySQL
3 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.33%) ActiveReports
5 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (9.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.33%) Subversion
3 11 (7.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.00%) AppScan
4 3 (2.00%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.33%) Selenium
5 2 (1.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.67%) GitLab
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Military
3 2 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Billing
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (30.67%) Network Engineer
2 25 (16.67%) Analyst
3 15 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.33%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (7.33%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (6.00%) Consultant
5 9 (6.00%) Junior
5 9 (6.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 9 (6.00%) Security Analyst
6 8 (5.33%) IT Support
6 8 (5.33%) SOC Analyst
7 7 (4.67%) Security Consultant
8 6 (4.00%) Junior Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Network Team Leader
8 6 (4.00%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.67%) .NET
1 13 (8.67%) LAMP
2 5 (3.33%) CSS
3 4 (2.67%) Web Services
4 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.33%) HTML
4 2 (1.33%) XSLT
5 1 (0.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.67%) CSS3
5 1 (0.67%) Django
5 1 (0.67%) HTML5
5 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.00%) PKI
4 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.33%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (4.67%) Clustering
6 7 (4.67%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.33%) Replication
8 4 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.00%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.00%) SCADA
10 2 (1.33%) AS400
10 2 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.33%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.67%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 96 (64.00%) Windows
2 69 (46.00%) Linux
3 20 (13.33%) Unix
4 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (9.33%) Windows Server
7 11 (7.33%) Windows 2000
7 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.33%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.33%) Windows Vista
9 8 (5.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.67%) Debian
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.67%) ITIL
2 22 (14.67%) SIEM
3 20 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (12.67%) Configuration Management
5 18 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (10.67%) Information Security
8 15 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (8.67%) DevOps
9 13 (8.67%) ITIL V3
9 13 (8.67%) Scrum
9 13 (8.67%) Security Architecture
10 11 (7.33%) Auto-Scaling
10 11 (7.33%) Build Automation
10 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.33%) DSDM
10 11 (7.33%) OWASP
10 11 (7.33%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (7.33%) RUP
10 11 (7.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.00%) SQL
2 17 (11.33%) Python
3 13 (8.67%) Bash Shell
3 13 (8.67%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.33%) Java
4 11 (7.33%) Ruby
5 7 (4.67%) C++
6 5 (3.33%) C
6 5 (3.33%) Perl
7 3 (2.00%) C#
7 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.33%) PHP
9 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (31.33%) Security Cleared
2 44 (29.33%) SC Cleared
3 21 (14.00%) Degree
4 17 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (10.67%) CISSP
6 15 (10.00%) CCNA
6 15 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 9 (6.00%) GCIA
7 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (6.00%) SANS
8 8 (5.33%) MCSE
9 7 (4.67%) CREST Certified
9 7 (4.67%) GCIH
10 5 (3.33%) CCNP
10 5 (3.33%) CEH
11 4 (2.67%) CISA
11 4 (2.67%) CISM
12 3 (2.00%) GIAC
12 3 (2.00%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) SLA
2 12 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.33%) QA
5 1 (0.67%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.67%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.67%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 51 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (17.33%) vSphere
4 13 (8.67%) Snort
4 13 (8.67%) Xen
5 12 (8.00%) XenServer
6 11 (7.33%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.33%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.00%) Firmware
9 3 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.00%) NFS
9 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.00%) UAG
9 3 (2.00%) vCloud
10 2 (1.33%) KVM
10 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.67%) Docker
11 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.00%) Ansible
2 12 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (8.00%) Puppet
3 11 (7.33%) Cobbler
3 11 (7.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (7.33%) Salt
3 11 (7.33%) Terraform
3 11 (7.33%) Tivoli
4 10 (6.67%) Backup Exec
5 8 (5.33%) NetBackup
5 8 (5.33%) RSA enVision
6 7 (4.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (4.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (4.00%) SCCM
8 5 (3.33%) AirWatch
9 4 (2.67%) SCOM
10 3 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (2.00%) MOM
10 3 (2.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (43.33%) Cisco
2 59 (39.33%) VMware
3 47 (31.33%) Microsoft
4 29 (19.33%) CheckPoint
5 22 (14.67%) Juniper
6 17 (11.33%) Intel Security
7 15 (10.00%) HP
8 14 (9.33%) ArcSight
9 13 (8.67%) Red Hat
9 13 (8.67%) SolarWinds
10 11 (7.33%) EnterpriseDB
10 11 (7.33%) Oracle
10 11 (7.33%) Palo Alto
10 11 (7.33%) Splunk
10 11 (7.33%) Symantec
11 9 (6.00%) Dell
11 9 (6.00%) IBM
12 8 (5.33%) LogRhythm
13 7 (4.67%) Avaya
14 5 (3.33%) Meraki
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