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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 74 63 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 67 55 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.50% 3.08% 5.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.31% 22.54% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 55 48 73
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,450 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
347 244 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.13% 13.67% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 316 207 208
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 76 (53.90%) Cisco
2 58 (41.13%) Windows
3 42 (29.79%) LAN
3 42 (29.79%) WAN
4 40 (28.37%) Linux
4 40 (28.37%) VMware
5 39 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (23.40%) TCP/IP
6 33 (23.40%) Network Security
7 31 (21.99%) Degree
8 29 (20.57%) Microsoft
9 28 (19.86%) Juniper
9 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (19.15%) Security Cleared
10 27 (19.15%) Data Centre
11 26 (18.44%) CheckPoint
11 26 (18.44%) CCNA
11 26 (18.44%) SQL
12 25 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (17.02%) SC Cleared
14 23 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (16.31%) MS Exchange
15 22 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (14.89%) Puppet
16 21 (14.89%) VPN
16 21 (14.89%) Java
16 21 (14.89%) Perl
16 21 (14.89%) CCNP
16 21 (14.89%) Red Hat
17 20 (14.18%) OSPF

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (16.31%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.22%) WebLogic
3 13 (9.22%) Lync
4 10 (7.09%) Apache
4 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.38%) nginx
5 9 (6.38%) Confluence
5 9 (6.38%) MediaWiki
6 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.26%) IIS
8 5 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.84%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Maximo
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) PaaS
2 3 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.79%) LAN
1 42 (29.79%) WAN
2 33 (23.40%) TCP/IP
2 33 (23.40%) Network Security
3 21 (14.89%) VPN
4 20 (14.18%) DNS
4 20 (14.18%) OSPF
5 19 (13.48%) BGP
5 19 (13.48%) Wireless
6 18 (12.77%) EIGRP
6 18 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (10.64%) MPLS
8 14 (9.93%) IPsec
8 14 (9.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (8.51%) DHCP
10 11 (7.80%) LDAP
11 10 (7.09%) VoIP
11 10 (7.09%) SAN
12 9 (6.38%) Internet
12 9 (6.38%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.80%) Hadoop
1 11 (7.80%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.38%) MySQL
2 9 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (6.38%) Subversion
2 9 (6.38%) JIRA
2 9 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.38%) Hudson
2 9 (6.38%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 12 (8.51%) Electronics
2 12 (8.51%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Retail
4 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.55%) Law
5 5 (3.55%) Military
6 4 (2.84%) Legal
6 4 (2.84%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Network Engineer
2 18 (12.77%) Analyst
3 17 (12.06%) Administrator
4 14 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.93%) Security Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Operations Manager
6 11 (7.80%) Network Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) Architect
6 11 (7.80%) Consultant
6 11 (7.80%) Senior Manager
7 10 (7.09%) Firewall Administrator
8 9 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Network Security Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.96%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.55%) Network Support
11 5 (3.55%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.77%) LAMP
2 11 (7.80%) CGI
3 2 (1.42%) JSP
3 2 (1.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.71%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) Middleware
4 1 (0.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) J2EE
4 1 (0.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 23 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (12.06%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.80%) Online Banking
5 9 (6.38%) Wiki
6 7 (4.96%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.13%) PKI
9 2 (1.42%) CESG
9 2 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.71%) PDA
10 1 (0.71%) PMI
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.71%) DTV
10 1 (0.71%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 58 (41.13%) Windows
2 40 (28.37%) Linux
3 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.80%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (7.80%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.38%) Debian
7 9 (6.38%) Ubuntu
7 9 (6.38%) CentOS
8 6 (4.26%) UNIX
9 5 (3.55%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.84%) Solaris
10 4 (2.84%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.13%) AIX
12 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.71%) HPUX
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.48%) ITIL
2 14 (9.93%) Change Management
3 13 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (9.22%) Project Management
3 13 (9.22%) Network Design
4 11 (7.80%) Project Planning
4 11 (7.80%) Operations Management
4 11 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.80%) Information Security
4 11 (7.80%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (7.80%) Waterfall
4 11 (7.80%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (7.09%) Computer Security
6 9 (6.38%) SIEM
6 9 (6.38%) Cyber Security
6 9 (6.38%) DevOps
6 9 (6.38%) Database Theory
6 9 (6.38%) Relational Database Theory
6 9 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (6.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.44%) SQL
2 21 (14.89%) Java
2 21 (14.89%) Perl
3 20 (14.18%) PHP
4 12 (8.51%) Python
4 12 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 10 (7.09%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.38%) Ruby
6 9 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.42%) C
9 1 (0.71%) VBScript
9 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (21.99%) Degree
3 27 (19.15%) Security Cleared
4 26 (18.44%) CCNA
5 24 (17.02%) SC Cleared
6 21 (14.89%) CCNP
7 11 (7.80%) CCSE
7 11 (7.80%) CCSA
8 9 (6.38%) CCIE
9 6 (4.26%) CCDP
9 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (3.55%) CISSP
11 3 (2.13%) MCSE
11 3 (2.13%) GIAC
11 3 (2.13%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.42%) CCENT
12 2 (1.42%) MCTS
12 2 (1.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) BS7799
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.80%) KVM
4 10 (7.09%) XenServer
5 9 (6.38%) iptables
5 9 (6.38%) Samba
5 9 (6.38%) Postfix
6 8 (5.67%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.55%) Snort
8 4 (2.84%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.84%) vSphere
9 3 (2.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.42%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.42%) XenApp
11 1 (0.71%) UAG
11 1 (0.71%) vCloud
11 1 (0.71%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (14.89%) Puppet
2 11 (7.80%) Graphite
3 9 (6.38%) ZABBIX
4 7 (4.96%) Salt
4 7 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.26%) Ansible
6 4 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.13%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.13%) SCOM
8 2 (1.42%) Nessus
8 2 (1.42%) WSUS
8 2 (1.42%) SCCM
8 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.71%) Kibana
9 1 (0.71%) logstash
9 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 76 (53.90%) Cisco
2 40 (28.37%) VMware
3 29 (20.57%) Microsoft
4 28 (19.86%) Juniper
5 26 (18.44%) CheckPoint
6 21 (14.89%) Red Hat
7 19 (13.48%) Citrix
8 15 (10.64%) F5
9 14 (9.93%) Oracle
10 12 (8.51%) SolarWinds
11 8 (5.67%) Avaya
12 7 (4.96%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (4.26%) McAfee
14 5 (3.55%) ArcSight
15 3 (2.13%) Riverbed
15 3 (2.13%) Symantec
16 2 (1.42%) BEA
16 2 (1.42%) HP
16 2 (1.42%) Infoblox
16 2 (1.42%) Blue Coat
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