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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 38 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 108 83 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.30% 4.38% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.03% 23.38% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 96 70 54
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
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
251 355 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.65% 18.72% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 218 327 228
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,966 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 97 (51.32%) Cisco
2 92 (48.68%) Windows
3 83 (43.92%) VPN
4 73 (38.62%) DNS
5 72 (38.10%) Linux
6 60 (31.75%) Cisco ASA
7 57 (30.16%) Active Directory
8 55 (29.10%) WAN
9 53 (28.04%) ITIL
9 53 (28.04%) Microsoft
10 52 (27.51%) TCP/IP
11 48 (25.40%) VMware
12 46 (24.34%) CheckPoint
12 46 (24.34%) LAN
12 46 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (23.81%) VoIP
14 44 (23.28%) SQL
14 44 (23.28%) MPLS
15 42 (22.22%) Data Centre
16 40 (21.16%) Security Cleared
17 36 (19.05%) SC Cleared
17 36 (19.05%) SMTP
18 34 (17.99%) Broadband
18 34 (17.99%) Telecoms
19 33 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (14.81%) DHCP
20 28 (14.81%) Wireless
21 27 (14.29%) MS Exchange
21 27 (14.29%) Juniper
22 25 (13.23%) NetScreen

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 27 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.82%) CloudStack
2 11 (5.82%) JBoss
2 11 (5.82%) OpenStack
2 11 (5.82%) WebLogic
2 11 (5.82%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (5.29%) IIS
4 6 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.59%) Apache
7 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.06%) Moodle
8 2 (1.06%) Totara
9 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.23%) Office 365
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 83 (43.92%) VPN
2 73 (38.62%) DNS
3 60 (31.75%) Cisco ASA
4 55 (29.10%) WAN
5 52 (27.51%) TCP/IP
6 46 (24.34%) LAN
7 45 (23.81%) VoIP
8 44 (23.28%) MPLS
9 36 (19.05%) SMTP
10 34 (17.99%) Broadband
11 28 (14.81%) DHCP
11 28 (14.81%) Wireless
12 25 (13.23%) NetScreen
12 25 (13.23%) Network Security
13 24 (12.70%) Internet
14 23 (12.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (10.58%) VLAN
16 16 (8.47%) SSL
17 15 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
18 12 (6.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.17%) MySQL
3 2 (1.06%) ActiveReports
3 2 (1.06%) Couchbase
3 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.88%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.35%) TeamCity
3 11 (5.82%) Subversion
4 3 (1.59%) AppScan
4 3 (1.59%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.53%) Selenium
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (17.99%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.65%) Finance
3 4 (2.12%) Military
4 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Billing
5 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (39.15%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 27 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 26 (13.76%) Analyst
4 15 (7.94%) Network Manager
5 12 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (5.82%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (5.82%) Security Analyst
7 10 (5.29%) Consultant
7 10 (5.29%) Junior
7 10 (5.29%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (4.76%) Junior Network Engineer
8 9 (4.76%) Network Security Manager
8 9 (4.76%) Security Manager
8 9 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.23%) Security Engineer
10 7 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.88%) .NET
2 12 (6.35%) LAMP
3 5 (2.65%) CSS
4 4 (2.12%) Web Services
5 3 (1.59%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.06%) HTML
6 2 (1.06%) J2EE
6 2 (1.06%) Middleware
6 2 (1.06%) RESTful
6 2 (1.06%) SOAP
6 2 (1.06%) Spring
6 2 (1.06%) XSLT
7 1 (0.53%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.53%) CSS3
7 1 (0.53%) HTML5
7 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.82%) PKI
5 10 (5.29%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.76%) NHS
7 8 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.17%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.65%) Clustering
9 5 (2.65%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.59%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.59%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.59%) Replication
11 2 (1.06%) IPTV
11 2 (1.06%) Learning Management System
11 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (48.68%) Windows
2 72 (38.10%) Linux
3 17 (8.99%) Unix
4 16 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.94%) Windows Server
6 12 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.65%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.12%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.12%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.59%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.59%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.59%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.04%) ITIL
2 24 (12.70%) Service Management
3 22 (11.64%) Network Management
4 21 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (10.05%) ITIL V3
6 17 (8.99%) SIEM
7 16 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (7.94%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.94%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (7.41%) Security Architecture
10 13 (6.88%) Change Management
10 13 (6.88%) DevOps
10 13 (6.88%) Scrum
11 12 (6.35%) Information Security
11 12 (6.35%) Project Management
12 11 (5.82%) Auto-Scaling
12 11 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.82%) OWASP
12 11 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.28%) SQL
2 15 (7.94%) Python
3 13 (6.88%) Java
4 12 (6.35%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.35%) Shell Script
5 11 (5.82%) Ruby
6 9 (4.76%) C++
7 5 (2.65%) C
8 4 (2.12%) Perl
8 4 (2.12%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.59%) C#
9 3 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.59%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (21.16%) Security Cleared
2 36 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 33 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (11.64%) CCNA
4 22 (11.64%) Degree
5 16 (8.47%) CCNP
6 13 (6.88%) CISSP
6 13 (6.88%) DV Cleared
7 11 (5.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (5.29%) GCIA
8 10 (5.29%) SANS
9 7 (3.70%) CREST Certified
9 7 (3.70%) GCIH
9 7 (3.70%) MCSE
10 5 (2.65%) CEH
10 5 (2.65%) MCP
11 4 (2.12%) CCDP
11 4 (2.12%) CCSP
11 4 (2.12%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.59%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.17%) SLA
2 12 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.17%) QA
4 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 46 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.52%) vSphere
4 15 (7.94%) XenServer
5 12 (6.35%) Xen
6 11 (5.82%) Snort
7 8 (4.23%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.17%) Firmware
9 3 (1.59%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.59%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.06%) Docker
10 2 (1.06%) Squid
10 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.53%) KVM
11 1 (0.53%) NFS
11 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.41%) Ansible
2 14 (7.41%) Puppet
3 11 (5.82%) Cobbler
3 11 (5.82%) Salt
3 11 (5.82%) Terraform
3 11 (5.82%) Tivoli
4 8 (4.23%) RSA enVision
5 7 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (3.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (3.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (2.65%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.59%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.59%) Nessus
8 3 (1.59%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.59%) WSUS
9 2 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 97 (51.32%) Cisco
2 53 (28.04%) Microsoft
3 48 (25.40%) VMware
4 46 (24.34%) CheckPoint
5 27 (14.29%) Juniper
6 19 (10.05%) HP
7 18 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 16 (8.47%) F5
8 16 (8.47%) Palo Alto
9 15 (7.94%) Red Hat
10 14 (7.41%) IBM
10 14 (7.41%) Splunk
11 13 (6.88%) ArcSight
12 11 (5.82%) EnterpriseDB
12 11 (5.82%) IronPort
12 11 (5.82%) Oracle
13 9 (4.76%) LogRhythm
14 7 (3.70%) Avaya
14 7 (3.70%) CA
14 7 (3.70%) Nokia
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