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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 39 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 105 75 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.14% 3.73% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.17% 21.87% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80 66 43
Average salary £45,000 £39,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £45,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
348 343 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.03% 17.05% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 304 205 186
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 103 (57.87%) Cisco
2 78 (43.82%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (39.89%) Windows
4 50 (28.09%) CCNA
5 49 (27.53%) Juniper
6 45 (25.28%) LAN
6 45 (25.28%) VMware
7 44 (24.72%) WAN
8 43 (24.16%) Linux
9 39 (21.91%) Microsoft
10 38 (21.35%) TCP/IP
10 38 (21.35%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (20.79%) Security Cleared
12 35 (19.66%) SC Cleared
12 35 (19.66%) CCNP
12 35 (19.66%) F5
13 33 (18.54%) Network Design
14 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (16.85%) ITIL
17 29 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (15.73%) Puppet
18 28 (15.73%) Citrix
18 28 (15.73%) VPN
19 27 (15.17%) CheckPoint
20 26 (14.61%) Active Directory
20 26 (14.61%) PHP
21 25 (14.04%) Perl
21 25 (14.04%) Wireless
21 25 (14.04%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 20 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.55%) Apache
3 13 (7.30%) nginx
4 11 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (5.62%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.93%) IIS
6 7 (3.93%) Confluence
6 7 (3.93%) Lync
6 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.93%) MediaWiki
7 6 (3.37%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (6.74%) MS Office
2 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.28%) LAN
2 44 (24.72%) WAN
3 38 (21.35%) TCP/IP
3 38 (21.35%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (15.73%) VPN
5 25 (14.04%) Network Security
5 25 (14.04%) Wireless
6 22 (12.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (10.67%) OSPF
7 19 (10.67%) BGP
8 18 (10.11%) EIGRP
9 15 (8.43%) MPLS
10 13 (7.30%) IPsec
11 12 (6.74%) DHCP
12 11 (6.18%) DNS
12 11 (6.18%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (5.62%) Unified Communications
14 9 (5.06%) SAN
15 8 (4.49%) VLAN
16 7 (3.93%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.18%) MySQL
3 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.37%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (11.80%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.11%) Hudson
3 7 (3.93%) Subversion
3 7 (3.93%) JIRA
3 7 (3.93%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.12%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (12.36%) Finance
2 11 (6.18%) Banking
3 10 (5.62%) Retail
4 7 (3.93%) Electronics
5 5 (2.81%) Automotive
6 4 (2.25%) Military
6 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.12%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 39 (21.91%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (10.11%) Administrator
5 16 (8.99%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) Architect
8 12 (6.74%) Network Architect
9 10 (5.62%) Firewall Administrator
10 9 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.06%) Analyst
10 9 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.37%) Senior Manager
12 6 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.37%) Operations Manager
12 6 (3.37%) IT Support
13 5 (2.81%) Senior Architect
13 5 (2.81%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.87%) LAMP
2 6 (3.37%) CGI
3 2 (1.12%) .NET
3 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.18%) Online Banking
3 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.06%) Wiki
5 8 (4.49%) Open Source
6 6 (3.37%) PKI
6 6 (3.37%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) PMI
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) CESG
8 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.56%) RMADS
8 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (39.89%) Windows
2 43 (24.16%) Linux
3 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (8.99%) Ubuntu
6 14 (7.87%) Debian
6 14 (7.87%) CentOS
7 12 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.49%) Windows Vista
8 8 (4.49%) UNIX
9 7 (3.93%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.37%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (3.37%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.81%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.81%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.81%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.69%) Solaris
13 2 (1.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.54%) Network Design
2 30 (16.85%) ITIL
3 22 (12.36%) DevOps
4 18 (10.11%) Load Balancing
4 18 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (8.43%) Configuration Management
6 12 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (6.74%) Change Control
6 12 (6.74%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (5.62%) Change Management
8 9 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.06%) Network Management
9 8 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.49%) Project Management
9 8 (4.49%) B2B
10 7 (3.93%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.93%) Build Automation
10 7 (3.93%) Database Theory
10 7 (3.93%) Relational Database Theory
11 6 (3.37%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.61%) PHP
2 25 (14.04%) Perl
3 19 (10.67%) Bash Shell
4 18 (10.11%) Ruby
4 18 (10.11%) Python
5 17 (9.55%) SQL
6 13 (7.30%) Java
7 8 (4.49%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.12%) C
9 2 (1.12%) C#
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (43.82%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (28.09%) CCNA
3 37 (20.79%) Security Cleared
4 35 (19.66%) SC Cleared
4 35 (19.66%) CCNP
5 25 (14.04%) Degree
6 22 (12.36%) CCIE
7 12 (6.74%) CCSA
7 12 (6.74%) CCSE
8 8 (4.49%) JNCIE
9 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.81%) CCDP
9 5 (2.81%) MCSE
10 3 (1.69%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.12%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.12%) CCSP
11 2 (1.12%) CCDA
11 2 (1.12%) CISSP
12 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 31 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (14.61%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.30%) Samba
4 8 (4.49%) XenServer
5 7 (3.93%) iptables
5 7 (3.93%) Postfix
6 6 (3.37%) XenApp
6 6 (3.37%) KVM
6 6 (3.37%) vSphere
7 5 (2.81%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.81%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.81%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (15.73%) Puppet
2 18 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (10.11%) Salt
3 11 (6.18%) Ansible
4 10 (5.62%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.93%) ZABBIX
5 7 (3.93%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.37%) Graphite
7 5 (2.81%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.12%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (1.12%) WSUS
9 1 (0.56%) SCCM
9 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 103 (57.87%) Cisco
2 49 (27.53%) Juniper
3 45 (25.28%) VMware
4 39 (21.91%) Microsoft
5 35 (19.66%) F5
6 28 (15.73%) Citrix
7 27 (15.17%) CheckPoint
8 20 (11.24%) Barracuda Networks
9 14 (7.87%) Red Hat
10 10 (5.62%) SolarWinds
11 8 (4.49%) Symantec
11 8 (4.49%) McAfee
11 8 (4.49%) Oracle
12 3 (1.69%) Avaya
12 3 (1.69%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.69%) Meraki
13 2 (1.12%) Splunk
13 2 (1.12%) Nortel
13 2 (1.12%) Zend
14 1 (0.56%) Riverbed
Bristol, Somerset
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Car Allowance + Bonus, Excellent Pension, PMI
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Creditcall
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago