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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 38 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 103 62 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.37% 3.49% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.49% 21.91% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 88 48 53
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £23,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £43,250 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
317 283 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.52% 15.92% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 284 182 208
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 90 (53.89%) Cisco
2 75 (44.91%) Windows
3 73 (43.71%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (29.94%) VMware
5 49 (29.34%) CCNA
6 46 (27.54%) LAN
7 45 (26.95%) Juniper
8 44 (26.35%) Microsoft
8 44 (26.35%) WAN
9 41 (24.55%) Linux
10 37 (22.16%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (21.56%) TCP/IP
11 36 (21.56%) Active Directory
12 35 (20.96%) VPN
12 35 (20.96%) ITIL
12 35 (20.96%) Network Design
13 34 (20.36%) Security Cleared
13 34 (20.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (19.16%) SC Cleared
14 32 (19.16%) F5
15 29 (17.37%) Puppet
15 29 (17.37%) CCNP
15 29 (17.37%) Citrix
16 26 (15.57%) PHP
17 25 (14.97%) Perl
18 24 (14.37%) Degree
18 24 (14.37%) Configuration Management
18 24 (14.37%) Wireless
18 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (13.17%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.18%) Apache
3 14 (8.38%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.19%) nginx
5 11 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (5.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (4.79%) IIS
8 7 (4.19%) Lync
9 6 (3.59%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.59%) MediaWiki
9 6 (3.59%) Confluence
10 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (11.98%) MS Office
2 13 (7.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.54%) LAN
2 44 (26.35%) WAN
3 37 (22.16%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (21.56%) TCP/IP
5 35 (20.96%) VPN
6 24 (14.37%) Wireless
7 23 (13.77%) Network Security
8 20 (11.98%) MPLS
9 18 (10.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (10.18%) DHCP
11 15 (8.98%) BGP
12 14 (8.38%) OSPF
12 14 (8.38%) VLAN
13 13 (7.78%) EIGRP
14 12 (7.19%) IPsec
14 12 (7.19%) DNS
15 11 (6.59%) SAN
16 10 (5.99%) Unified Communications
17 9 (5.39%) ISDN
18 8 (4.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) MySQL
3 6 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.59%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (13.17%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.78%) Hudson
3 6 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (3.59%) Subversion
3 6 (3.59%) JIRA
4 2 (1.20%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (10.78%) Finance
2 7 (4.19%) Electronics
3 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.99%) Automotive
4 2 (1.20%) Legal
4 2 (1.20%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) French Language
5 1 (0.60%) Military
5 1 (0.60%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (22.16%) Network Engineer
2 25 (14.97%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (11.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (10.18%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.38%) Architect
6 13 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) Network Architect
8 10 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (5.99%) Administrator
8 10 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Service Manager
10 8 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Analyst
11 7 (4.19%) Senior Network Architect
11 7 (4.19%) Service Desk Manager
11 7 (4.19%) Senior Architect
12 6 (3.59%) IT Support
12 6 (3.59%) Senior Manager
12 6 (3.59%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.78%) LAMP
2 6 (3.59%) CGI
3 2 (1.20%) .NET
3 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.99%) Open Source
4 9 (5.39%) Wiki
4 9 (5.39%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.59%) PKI
6 2 (1.20%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Statistics
7 1 (0.60%) Clustering
7 1 (0.60%) CESG
7 1 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.60%) RMADS
7 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (44.91%) Windows
2 41 (24.55%) Linux
3 34 (20.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (13.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.58%) Ubuntu
6 13 (7.78%) CentOS
6 13 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (7.78%) Debian
7 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.79%) UNIX
8 8 (4.79%) Windows Vista
9 7 (4.19%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.59%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (3.59%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.59%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.59%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.99%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.80%) AIX
12 3 (1.80%) Solaris
13 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.96%) ITIL
1 35 (20.96%) Network Design
2 24 (14.37%) Configuration Management
3 23 (13.77%) DevOps
4 20 (11.98%) Load Balancing
5 18 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (7.78%) Change Management
7 12 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (7.19%) Coaching
7 12 (7.19%) Network Management
8 11 (6.59%) Mentoring
9 10 (5.99%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (5.99%) B2B
10 9 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.39%) Service Management
10 9 (5.39%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.39%) Change Control
11 8 (4.79%) ITSM
12 7 (4.19%) Project Management
12 7 (4.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.57%) PHP
2 25 (14.97%) Perl
3 22 (13.17%) SQL
4 19 (11.38%) Python
4 19 (11.38%) Bash Shell
5 18 (10.78%) Ruby
6 12 (7.19%) Java
7 8 (4.79%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.19%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.20%) C
9 2 (1.20%) C#
10 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (43.71%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (29.34%) CCNA
3 34 (20.36%) Security Cleared
4 32 (19.16%) SC Cleared
5 29 (17.37%) CCNP
6 24 (14.37%) Degree
7 20 (11.98%) CCIE
8 9 (5.39%) JNCIE
9 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.99%) MCP
10 5 (2.99%) MCSE
11 4 (2.40%) CCSA
12 3 (1.80%) CCSE
12 3 (1.80%) CCSP
12 3 (1.80%) CCDA
12 3 (1.80%) CCDP
12 3 (1.80%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.20%) CCDE
13 2 (1.20%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.17%) SLA
2 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 36 (21.56%) Active Directory
2 32 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.19%) Samba
4 7 (4.19%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.59%) Postfix
5 6 (3.59%) XenApp
5 6 (3.59%) XenServer
5 6 (3.59%) vSphere
5 6 (3.59%) KVM
5 6 (3.59%) iptables
6 5 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.80%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (17.37%) Puppet
2 18 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (10.78%) Salt
3 12 (7.19%) Ansible
4 10 (5.99%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.19%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.59%) Graphite
6 6 (3.59%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (1.20%) WSUS
8 2 (1.20%) SCCM
8 2 (1.20%) SCOM
9 1 (0.60%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.60%) OpenView
Vendors
1 90 (53.89%) Cisco
2 50 (29.94%) VMware
3 45 (26.95%) Juniper
4 44 (26.35%) Microsoft
5 32 (19.16%) F5
6 29 (17.37%) Citrix
7 19 (11.38%) CheckPoint
8 18 (10.78%) Barracuda Networks
9 14 (8.38%) Red Hat
10 11 (6.59%) Symantec
10 11 (6.59%) McAfee
11 9 (5.39%) Oracle
12 8 (4.79%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.40%) Avaya
14 3 (1.80%) Dell
14 3 (1.80%) Meraki
14 3 (1.80%) Splunk
14 3 (1.80%) Zend
15 2 (1.20%) Nortel
15 2 (1.20%) Mitel
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