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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 47 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 89 73 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.66% 4.28% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.67% 24.91% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 47
Average salary £45,750 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.39% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,750 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £46,250 £60,000
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
281 293 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.73% 17.16% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 254 173 216
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 84 (50.00%) Windows
2 83 (49.40%) Cisco
3 68 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (32.14%) VMware
5 51 (30.36%) VPN
6 50 (29.76%) Microsoft
6 50 (29.76%) CCNA
7 47 (27.98%) Juniper
8 45 (26.79%) LAN
9 44 (26.19%) Active Directory
10 43 (25.60%) Linux
11 42 (25.00%) ITIL
11 42 (25.00%) WAN
12 39 (23.21%) Network Design
13 38 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 34 (20.24%) F5
15 32 (19.05%) Security Cleared
15 32 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (18.45%) CCNP
17 30 (17.86%) TCP/IP
17 30 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (16.67%) SLA
19 27 (16.07%) MS Exchange
19 27 (16.07%) Citrix
19 27 (16.07%) SQL
19 27 (16.07%) Configuration Management
19 27 (16.07%) SC Cleared
19 27 (16.07%) Puppet
19 27 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (16.07%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.90%) Apache
3 16 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 15 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (7.74%) IIS
6 12 (7.14%) nginx
7 10 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (5.95%) Lync
7 10 (5.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.57%) MediaWiki
8 6 (3.57%) Confluence
9 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (2.38%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (13.69%) MS Office
2 21 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.36%) VPN
2 45 (26.79%) LAN
3 42 (25.00%) WAN
4 32 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (17.86%) TCP/IP
6 24 (14.29%) MPLS
7 23 (13.69%) Network Security
7 23 (13.69%) Wireless
8 19 (11.31%) BGP
9 18 (10.71%) OSPF
9 18 (10.71%) IPsec
10 17 (10.12%) VLAN
10 17 (10.12%) DHCP
11 15 (8.93%) SAN
11 15 (8.93%) VoIP
12 13 (7.74%) ISDN
12 13 (7.74%) DNS
13 12 (7.14%) Internet
13 12 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (6.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.74%) MySQL
3 7 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (13.69%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.71%) Hudson
3 6 (3.57%) Subversion
3 6 (3.57%) JIRA
3 6 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.19%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (10.12%) Finance
2 6 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.98%) Electronics
3 5 (2.98%) Automotive
4 2 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.60%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 44 (26.19%) Network Engineer
2 22 (13.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.74%) Service Manager
6 13 (7.74%) Architect
7 11 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (6.55%) Service Desk Manager
7 11 (6.55%) Network Architect
7 11 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Senior Network Architect
8 9 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Senior Architect
9 7 (4.17%) Administrator
10 6 (3.57%) Analyst
10 6 (3.57%) IT Support
11 5 (2.98%) Network Support
11 5 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.14%) LAMP
2 4 (2.38%) CGI
3 2 (1.19%) .NET
3 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.14%) Open Source
4 10 (5.95%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.95%) Wiki
5 6 (3.57%) CESG
6 5 (2.98%) PKI
7 1 (0.60%) Statistics
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 84 (50.00%) Windows
2 43 (25.60%) Linux
3 38 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (10.71%) Ubuntu
6 15 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (7.74%) Debian
7 13 (7.74%) CentOS
8 12 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (6.55%) Windows 7
10 9 (5.36%) UNIX
11 6 (3.57%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.57%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.57%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.98%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.98%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.19%) AIX
14 2 (1.19%) Solaris
15 1 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.00%) ITIL
2 39 (23.21%) Network Design
3 27 (16.07%) Configuration Management
4 24 (14.29%) DevOps
5 18 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 16 (9.52%) Coaching
7 15 (8.93%) Problem Management
8 14 (8.33%) Service Management
8 14 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 14 (8.33%) Network Management
9 13 (7.74%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (7.74%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (7.74%) Change Management
9 13 (7.74%) ITSM
10 12 (7.14%) B2B
11 11 (6.55%) CRM
11 11 (6.55%) Software Deployment
12 10 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (5.36%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.07%) SQL
2 24 (14.29%) PHP
3 23 (13.69%) Perl
4 20 (11.90%) Bash Shell
5 18 (10.71%) Ruby
6 17 (10.12%) Python
7 10 (5.95%) Java
8 6 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.19%) C#
10 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (29.76%) CCNA
3 32 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 31 (18.45%) CCNP
5 27 (16.07%) SC Cleared
6 26 (15.48%) Degree
7 18 (10.71%) CCIE
8 9 (5.36%) MCP
8 9 (5.36%) JNCIE
8 9 (5.36%) CCDP
9 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.38%) MCITP
10 4 (2.38%) MCSE
10 4 (2.38%) CCDA
10 4 (2.38%) VCP4
11 3 (1.79%) CCSP
11 3 (1.79%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.19%) CCSA
12 2 (1.19%) CCDE
13 1 (0.60%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.14%) Samba
4 11 (6.55%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.57%) Postfix
5 6 (3.57%) XenServer
5 6 (3.57%) vSphere
6 5 (2.98%) XenApp
6 5 (2.98%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.38%) KVM
8 2 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (16.07%) Puppet
2 18 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (10.71%) Salt
3 12 (7.14%) Ansible
4 10 (5.95%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.57%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.98%) WSUS
7 5 (2.98%) SCCM
7 5 (2.98%) SCOM
7 5 (2.98%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.38%) Graphite
9 2 (1.19%) OpenView
9 2 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (1.19%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.60%) Nagios
10 1 (0.60%) Cacti
10 1 (0.60%) Icinga
Vendors
1 83 (49.40%) Cisco
2 54 (32.14%) VMware
3 50 (29.76%) Microsoft
4 47 (27.98%) Juniper
5 34 (20.24%) F5
6 27 (16.07%) Citrix
7 25 (14.88%) CheckPoint
8 16 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
9 13 (7.74%) Red Hat
10 12 (7.14%) McAfee
11 11 (6.55%) Symantec
12 7 (4.17%) Avaya
12 7 (4.17%) Oracle
13 6 (3.57%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.98%) Dell
15 4 (2.38%) Infoblox
15 4 (2.38%) Zend
15 4 (2.38%) Splunk
16 3 (1.79%) Meraki
17 2 (1.19%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol, Avon
EE
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nomensa Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago