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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 58 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 73 75 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.75% 4.26% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.54% 23.81% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 68 47 44
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £22,300 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £52,000 £55,000
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
239 315 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.27% 17.89% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 225 200 234
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 77 (52.38%) Windows
2 76 (51.70%) Cisco
3 56 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (34.01%) VPN
4 50 (34.01%) VMware
5 46 (31.29%) Network Design
6 43 (29.25%) Microsoft
6 43 (29.25%) Juniper
6 43 (29.25%) ITIL
7 42 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 41 (27.89%) CCNA
9 39 (26.53%) LAN
10 38 (25.85%) WAN
11 34 (23.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (22.45%) Linux
13 32 (21.77%) Security Cleared
14 30 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (20.41%) F5
15 29 (19.73%) MS Office
15 29 (19.73%) SQL
16 28 (19.05%) SLA
17 27 (18.37%) Citrix
17 27 (18.37%) SC Cleared
18 26 (17.69%) Degree
18 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
19 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (16.33%) MPLS
21 23 (15.65%) Configuration Management
22 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
22 22 (14.97%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.52%) IIS
3 14 (9.52%) Apache
4 11 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.08%) Lync
7 5 (3.40%) MediaWiki
7 5 (3.40%) nginx
7 5 (3.40%) Confluence
8 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (19.73%) MS Office
2 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (34.01%) VPN
2 39 (26.53%) LAN
3 38 (25.85%) WAN
4 30 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (16.33%) MPLS
6 21 (14.29%) VLAN
7 20 (13.61%) Wireless
8 18 (12.24%) TCP/IP
8 18 (12.24%) IPsec
9 17 (11.56%) Network Security
10 16 (10.88%) BGP
10 16 (10.88%) DHCP
11 15 (10.20%) OSPF
11 15 (10.20%) ISDN
12 14 (9.52%) VoIP
13 12 (8.16%) SAN
13 12 (8.16%) Internet
14 11 (7.48%) Unified Communications
15 10 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (6.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.84%) MySQL
3 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.48%) Hudson
3 5 (3.40%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.40%) Subversion
3 5 (3.40%) JIRA
4 2 (1.36%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (12.24%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.36%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.36%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) French Language
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (25.85%) Network Engineer
2 24 (16.33%) Support Engineer
3 21 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (10.20%) Architect
5 14 (9.52%) Service Manager
6 13 (8.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (8.84%) Network Architect
6 13 (8.84%) Service Desk Manager
6 13 (8.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (7.48%) Senior Architect
8 11 (7.48%) Senior Network Architect
9 10 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Designer
10 8 (5.44%) Senior Designer
11 6 (4.08%) Administrator
12 5 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (3.40%) Consultant
12 5 (3.40%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) LAMP
2 2 (1.36%) .NET
2 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.84%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.16%) Open Source
4 10 (6.80%) Wiki
5 8 (5.44%) PKI
5 8 (5.44%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.08%) CESG
7 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 77 (52.38%) Windows
2 34 (23.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (22.45%) Linux
4 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (8.16%) Ubuntu
6 11 (7.48%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.12%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.40%) Debian
8 5 (3.40%) CentOS
8 5 (3.40%) UNIX
9 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.36%) SUSE
9 2 (1.36%) AIX
9 2 (1.36%) Solaris
9 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.36%) openSUSE
9 2 (1.36%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.29%) Network Design
2 43 (29.25%) ITIL
3 23 (15.65%) Configuration Management
4 22 (14.97%) Load Balancing
5 19 (12.93%) Mentoring
6 17 (11.56%) DevOps
6 17 (11.56%) Problem Management
7 15 (10.20%) Service Management
7 15 (10.20%) CRM
7 15 (10.20%) ITSM
7 15 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (10.20%) Coaching
8 13 (8.84%) Software Deployment
8 13 (8.84%) Network Management
9 12 (8.16%) B2B
10 11 (7.48%) Change Management
10 11 (7.48%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.08%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.73%) SQL
2 13 (8.84%) PHP
2 13 (8.84%) Bash Shell
3 11 (7.48%) Ruby
3 11 (7.48%) Perl
4 6 (4.08%) Python
5 5 (3.40%) Java
6 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.36%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (27.89%) CCNA
3 32 (21.77%) Security Cleared
4 27 (18.37%) SC Cleared
5 26 (17.69%) Degree
6 22 (14.97%) CCNP
7 15 (10.20%) CCIE
8 11 (7.48%) MCP
8 11 (7.48%) CCDP
9 9 (6.12%) JNCIE
9 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (3.40%) MCSE
11 4 (2.72%) CCDA
11 4 (2.72%) MCITP
12 2 (1.36%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.36%) CCSA
12 2 (1.36%) CCDE
13 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.68%) CCIP
13 1 (0.68%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 42 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.16%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.40%) Samba
4 5 (3.40%) Postfix
4 5 (3.40%) XenServer
5 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (10.88%) Puppet
2 11 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.48%) Salt
3 6 (4.08%) Ansible
4 5 (3.40%) WSUS
4 5 (3.40%) SCCM
4 5 (3.40%) SCOM
4 5 (3.40%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.36%) Icinga
6 2 (1.36%) Cacti
6 2 (1.36%) OpenView
6 2 (1.36%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.36%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.36%) Nagios
7 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 76 (51.70%) Cisco
2 50 (34.01%) VMware
3 43 (29.25%) Juniper
3 43 (29.25%) Microsoft
4 30 (20.41%) F5
5 27 (18.37%) Citrix
6 21 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 13 (8.84%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.76%) Avaya
9 6 (4.08%) Symantec
9 6 (4.08%) McAfee
10 5 (3.40%) Dell
10 5 (3.40%) Splunk
10 5 (3.40%) Zend
11 4 (2.72%) Infoblox
11 4 (2.72%) Oracle
12 3 (2.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 3 (2.04%) Ericsson
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