The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 56 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 70 70 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.84% 4.33% 4.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.03% 29.29% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 57 61 60
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
259 239 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.20% 14.77% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 215 202 197
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South West

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 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 83 (54.97%) Windows
2 73 (48.34%) Cisco
3 60 (39.74%) Active Directory
3 60 (39.74%) VMware
4 56 (37.09%) Linux
4 56 (37.09%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (35.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (32.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 48 (31.79%) Degree
8 46 (30.46%) Microsoft
9 45 (29.80%) DNS
10 42 (27.81%) CCNA
11 41 (27.15%) MySQL
12 39 (25.83%) SQL Server
13 38 (25.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 34 (22.52%) Juniper
15 32 (21.19%) VPN
16 31 (20.53%) SAN
17 30 (19.87%) Citrix
17 30 (19.87%) MS Exchange
18 29 (19.21%) CCNP
18 29 (19.21%) Security Cleared
19 28 (18.54%) MCSE
20 25 (16.56%) Windows 7
21 24 (15.89%) TCP/IP
21 24 (15.89%) VMware ESX
22 23 (15.23%) Apache
22 23 (15.23%) IIS
22 23 (15.23%) Windows Server 2003
22 23 (15.23%) Capacity Planning

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 30 (19.87%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.23%) Apache
2 23 (15.23%) IIS
3 18 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (11.26%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.97%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.31%) nginx
7 2 (1.32%) Zimbra
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.66%) CMS
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.66%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.66%) Confluence
8 1 (0.66%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.66%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (13.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (29.80%) DNS
2 32 (21.19%) VPN
3 31 (20.53%) SAN
4 24 (15.89%) TCP/IP
5 22 (14.57%) LAN
6 21 (13.91%) Network Security
7 20 (13.25%) WAN
8 19 (12.58%) SMTP
8 19 (12.58%) DHCP
9 18 (11.92%) NetScaler
10 17 (11.26%) Wireless
10 17 (11.26%) IPsec
10 17 (11.26%) HTTP
11 16 (10.60%) Internet
12 13 (8.61%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (7.95%) ISDN
13 12 (7.95%) iSCSI
14 11 (7.28%) VoIP
15 10 (6.62%) PPTP
16 9 (5.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.15%) MySQL
2 39 (25.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.30%) Big Data
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Subversion
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 22 (14.57%) Finance
2 20 (13.25%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.62%) Back Office
4 6 (3.97%) Legal
5 3 (1.99%) Advertising
5 3 (1.99%) Banking
5 3 (1.99%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Law
6 2 (1.32%) Publishing
7 1 (0.66%) Military
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.88%) Systems Administrator
2 23 (15.23%) Network Engineer
2 23 (15.23%) Administrator
3 20 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 19 (12.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (12.58%) Consultant
5 15 (9.93%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) CLAS Consultant
6 12 (7.95%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 12 (7.95%) Windows Administrator
7 10 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.96%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) Architect
9 8 (5.30%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.64%) Technical Support
11 6 (3.97%) Senior Architect
11 6 (3.97%) Network Design Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Senior Network Architect
11 6 (3.97%) Design Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.26%) XML
1 17 (11.26%) HTML
2 3 (1.99%) .NET
3 2 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) LAMP
4 1 (0.66%) Ajax
4 1 (0.66%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.66%) Middleware
4 1 (0.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Wiki
2 15 (9.93%) PKI
3 13 (8.61%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.64%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.31%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) IVR
8 1 (0.66%) DataPower
8 1 (0.66%) DTV
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) Open Source
8 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 83 (54.97%) Windows
2 56 (37.09%) Linux
3 53 (35.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (16.56%) Windows 7
5 23 (15.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (13.25%) Ubuntu
7 11 (7.28%) UNIX
8 7 (4.64%) AIX
9 5 (3.31%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.65%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.65%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.99%) Debian
11 3 (1.99%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.32%) Solaris
13 1 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.23%) Capacity Planning
2 22 (14.57%) ITIL
3 21 (13.91%) Network Design
4 17 (11.26%) Document Management
4 17 (11.26%) E-Commerce
4 17 (11.26%) E-business
5 12 (7.95%) Security Architecture
5 12 (7.95%) Load Balancing
6 9 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.30%) High Availability
7 8 (5.30%) Network Management
7 8 (5.30%) DNA
8 7 (4.64%) DevOps
9 6 (3.97%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.65%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (2.65%) Project Management
11 4 (2.65%) Time Management
11 4 (2.65%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.65%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.57%) SQL
2 9 (5.96%) Java
3 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.65%) Perl
3 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.99%) Python
5 2 (1.32%) VB
5 2 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (37.09%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (31.79%) Degree
3 42 (27.81%) CCNA
4 38 (25.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (19.21%) CCNP
5 29 (19.21%) Security Cleared
6 28 (18.54%) MCSE
7 21 (13.91%) SC Cleared
8 16 (10.60%) MCSA
9 5 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.31%) CCA
9 5 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.31%) MCP
10 4 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.65%) MCTS
11 2 (1.32%) CCIE
11 2 (1.32%) CCDP
11 2 (1.32%) MCITP
12 1 (0.66%) RHCE
12 1 (0.66%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) SLA
2 12 (7.95%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) BS7799
System Software
1 60 (39.74%) Active Directory
2 49 (32.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (15.89%) VMware ESX
4 22 (14.57%) vSphere
5 11 (7.28%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.99%) Samba
8 2 (1.32%) NFS
9 1 (0.66%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.66%) Squid
9 1 (0.66%) Xen
9 1 (0.66%) Postfix
9 1 (0.66%) XenApp
9 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) Nagios
2 8 (5.30%) logstash
2 8 (5.30%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.64%) ARCserve
4 5 (3.31%) WSUS
5 2 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.32%) SCCM
6 1 (0.66%) SCOM
6 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.66%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (48.34%) Cisco
2 60 (39.74%) VMware
3 46 (30.46%) Microsoft
4 34 (22.52%) Juniper
5 30 (19.87%) Citrix
6 17 (11.26%) Zend
7 13 (8.61%) CheckPoint
7 13 (8.61%) SolarWinds
8 11 (7.28%) F5
9 9 (5.96%) Oracle
10 8 (5.30%) IBM
10 8 (5.30%) WatchGuard
11 7 (4.64%) EMC
11 7 (4.64%) 3PAR
11 7 (4.64%) Veeam
12 6 (3.97%) HP
12 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.31%) Apple
14 4 (2.65%) Foundry
14 4 (2.65%) Brocade
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