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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 53 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 77 74 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.81% 4.09% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.94% 29.48% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 66 47 40
Average salary £39,250 £42,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
351 251 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.36% 13.86% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 210 197 257
Average salary £38,800 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.36% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 18 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (53.55%) Windows
2 71 (45.81%) Cisco
3 58 (37.42%) Active Directory
4 56 (36.13%) DNS
5 53 (34.19%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (33.55%) TCP/IP
7 49 (31.61%) LAN
7 49 (31.61%) Degree
8 46 (29.68%) WAN
9 45 (29.03%) Microsoft
10 43 (27.74%) Linux
10 43 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (27.74%) VMware
10 43 (27.74%) Capacity Planning
11 42 (27.10%) VPN
11 42 (27.10%) CCNA
12 40 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (25.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (23.87%) Network Security
15 36 (23.23%) MySQL
16 33 (21.29%) Citrix
17 30 (19.35%) MS Exchange
18 29 (18.71%) Wireless
18 29 (18.71%) Ethernet
19 27 (17.42%) Telecoms
19 27 (17.42%) MCSE
19 27 (17.42%) SQL Server
20 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
21 25 (16.13%) SAN
22 23 (14.84%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.55%) Apache
3 17 (10.97%) IIS
4 10 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.29%) Zimbra
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (36.13%) DNS
2 52 (33.55%) TCP/IP
3 49 (31.61%) LAN
4 46 (29.68%) WAN
5 42 (27.10%) VPN
6 37 (23.87%) Network Security
7 29 (18.71%) Wireless
7 29 (18.71%) Ethernet
8 25 (16.13%) SAN
9 21 (13.55%) DHCP
10 20 (12.90%) NetScaler
11 19 (12.26%) MPLS
11 19 (12.26%) HTTP
11 19 (12.26%) SMTP
12 18 (11.61%) ISDN
13 14 (9.03%) IPsec
14 13 (8.39%) VPLS
14 13 (8.39%) DWDM
15 12 (7.74%) Frame Relay
15 12 (7.74%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.23%) MySQL
2 27 (17.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.58%) Big Data
4 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 27 (17.42%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.97%) Advertising
3 15 (9.68%) Finance
4 10 (6.45%) Back Office
5 4 (2.58%) Legal
5 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.94%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (19.35%) Consultant
2 28 (18.06%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (16.77%) Administrator
4 20 (12.90%) Technical Support
5 17 (10.97%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (9.03%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (8.39%) Network Engineer
9 11 (7.10%) Architect
10 10 (6.45%) Solutions Consultant
10 10 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
10 10 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.81%) Security Consultant
12 8 (5.16%) Network Consultant
12 8 (5.16%) Network Architect
12 8 (5.16%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 7 (4.52%) Technical Design Authority
13 7 (4.52%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (4.52%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.03%) HTML
1 14 (9.03%) XML
2 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Wiki
2 14 (9.03%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (8.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.81%) Cryptography
5 7 (4.52%) PKI
6 6 (3.87%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.58%) Clustering
7 4 (2.58%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.29%) Replication
9 2 (1.29%) FMCG
10 1 (0.65%) Open Source
10 1 (0.65%) DTV
10 1 (0.65%) Statistics
10 1 (0.65%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 83 (53.55%) Windows
2 43 (27.74%) Linux
2 43 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
4 22 (14.19%) Ubuntu
5 15 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.39%) UNIX
7 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.94%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.29%) Debian
8 2 (1.29%) Solaris
8 2 (1.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.74%) Capacity Planning
2 20 (12.90%) E-Commerce
2 20 (12.90%) E-business
2 20 (12.90%) Document Management
3 19 (12.26%) ITIL
4 12 (7.74%) Load Balancing
4 12 (7.74%) Strategic Planning
4 12 (7.74%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (7.74%) SIEM
5 9 (5.81%) Security Architecture
5 9 (5.81%) Information Security
5 9 (5.81%) CRM
6 8 (5.16%) Network Management
7 7 (4.52%) Project Planning
8 6 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (3.23%) Business Continuity
10 4 (2.58%) DNA
10 4 (2.58%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (2.58%) High Availability
11 3 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.84%) SQL
2 6 (3.87%) Java
3 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.94%) Python
3 3 (1.94%) Perl
4 2 (1.29%) VB
5 1 (0.65%) C
5 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (34.19%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (31.61%) Degree
3 42 (27.10%) CCNA
4 40 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (17.42%) MCSE
6 20 (12.90%) CCNP
7 17 (10.97%) Security Cleared
8 16 (10.32%) MCTS
8 16 (10.32%) MCSA
9 11 (7.10%) SC Cleared
9 11 (7.10%) MCP
10 9 (5.81%) MCITP
11 8 (5.16%) CCIE
12 5 (3.23%) CCA
12 5 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (3.23%) DV Cleared
12 5 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.29%) CISSP
13 2 (1.29%) HNC
13 2 (1.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.55%) SLA
2 10 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.52%) HMG Infosec
4 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.94%) BS7799
System Software
1 58 (37.42%) Active Directory
2 39 (25.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.19%) VMware ESX
4 20 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 16 (10.32%) vSphere
6 3 (1.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.29%) Samba
7 2 (1.29%) NFS
7 2 (1.29%) XenApp
7 2 (1.29%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.65%) Xen
8 1 (0.65%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (5.81%) Nagios
2 3 (1.94%) SCCM
2 3 (1.94%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.29%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.65%) MOM
Vendors
1 71 (45.81%) Cisco
2 45 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 43 (27.74%) VMware
4 33 (21.29%) Citrix
5 20 (12.90%) Zend
6 14 (9.03%) Juniper
7 11 (7.10%) Oracle
8 8 (5.16%) Fortinet
9 7 (4.52%) Meru Networks
9 7 (4.52%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.87%) HP
10 6 (3.87%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.23%) Apple
12 4 (2.58%) McAfee
12 4 (2.58%) Infoblox
13 3 (1.94%) F5
13 3 (1.94%) Dell
13 3 (1.94%) IBM
13 3 (1.94%) Blue Coat
14 2 (1.29%) Scalix
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago