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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 81 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 56 72 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.98% 3.96% 4.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.23% 26.87% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42 57 61
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
345 268 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.37% 14.73% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 313 217 200
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 91 (56.88%) Cisco
2 66 (41.25%) Windows
3 61 (38.13%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (32.50%) Linux
5 45 (28.13%) WAN
6 43 (26.88%) TCP/IP
7 42 (26.25%) CCNA
7 42 (26.25%) LAN
8 40 (25.00%) VMware
9 37 (23.13%) Degree
10 34 (21.25%) Network Security
11 33 (20.63%) CCNP
11 33 (20.63%) Data Centre
12 32 (20.00%) Puppet
12 32 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 31 (19.38%) Juniper
13 31 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (18.75%) Perl
15 29 (18.13%) PHP
16 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (16.88%) CheckPoint
17 27 (16.88%) Security Cleared
17 27 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (15.63%) Red Hat
19 24 (15.00%) SQL
19 24 (15.00%) SC Cleared
20 23 (14.38%) Cisco ASA
20 23 (14.38%) Java
20 23 (14.38%) Wireless
21 22 (13.75%) Python

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.75%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.63%) Apache
3 16 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 14 (8.75%) nginx
5 11 (6.88%) Lync
5 11 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 8 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.00%) MediaWiki
7 8 (5.00%) Confluence
8 6 (3.75%) IIS
9 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.25%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.38%) PaaS
2 2 (1.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (28.13%) WAN
2 43 (26.88%) TCP/IP
3 42 (26.25%) LAN
4 34 (21.25%) Network Security
5 23 (14.38%) Wireless
5 23 (14.38%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (13.13%) OSPF
6 21 (13.13%) BGP
6 21 (13.13%) VPN
7 20 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 17 (10.63%) MPLS
8 17 (10.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (8.75%) SAN
9 14 (8.75%) DNS
10 13 (8.13%) IPsec
11 11 (6.88%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (6.25%) LDAP
13 9 (5.63%) VoIP
13 9 (5.63%) DHCP
14 8 (5.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.38%) Hadoop
1 15 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.25%) MySQL
3 8 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (8.75%) Hudson
4 8 (5.00%) Subversion
4 8 (5.00%) JIRA
4 8 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (11.25%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Electronics
3 12 (7.50%) Banking
4 10 (6.25%) Retail
5 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.13%) Military
7 4 (2.50%) Law
8 3 (1.88%) Legal
8 3 (1.88%) Automotive
9 2 (1.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.63%) Advertising
10 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (12.50%) Administrator
3 18 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (9.38%) Operations Manager
5 15 (9.38%) Analyst
5 15 (9.38%) Senior Manager
6 14 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Firewall Administrator
7 10 (6.25%) Consultant
7 10 (6.25%) Security Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Architect
9 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.38%) Network Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Network Architect
10 6 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.75%) Network Administrator
11 5 (3.13%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.13%) LAMP
2 15 (9.38%) CGI
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) J2EE
3 1 (0.63%) COM
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 31 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.88%) Online Banking
5 9 (5.63%) Wiki
6 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.50%) PKI
8 3 (1.88%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.88%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.63%) RMADS
9 1 (0.63%) DTV
9 1 (0.63%) PDA
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) CESG
9 1 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 66 (41.25%) Windows
2 52 (32.50%) Linux
3 28 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (13.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 15 (9.38%) Debian
7 15 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (9.38%) CentOS
8 11 (6.88%) UNIX
9 10 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.75%) Windows Vista
11 5 (3.13%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.50%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.88%) Solaris
14 2 (1.25%) AIX
14 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.88%) ITIL
2 18 (11.25%) Change Management
3 17 (10.63%) Project Management
4 16 (10.00%) DevOps
5 15 (9.38%) Waterfall
5 15 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.38%) Project Planning
5 15 (9.38%) Operations Management
6 14 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.13%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (7.50%) Network Design
9 11 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.63%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.63%) SIEM
10 9 (5.63%) Change Control
11 8 (5.00%) Database Theory
11 8 (5.00%) Relational Database Theory
11 8 (5.00%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.75%) Perl
2 29 (18.13%) PHP
3 24 (15.00%) SQL
4 23 (14.38%) Java
5 22 (13.75%) Python
6 16 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 15 (9.38%) Bash Shell
8 14 (8.75%) JavaScript
8 14 (8.75%) Ruby
9 3 (1.88%) C
10 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.63%) VBScript
10 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (38.13%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (26.25%) CCNA
3 37 (23.13%) Degree
4 33 (20.63%) CCNP
5 27 (16.88%) Security Cleared
6 24 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (8.13%) CCIE
8 11 (6.88%) CCSA
8 11 (6.88%) CCSE
9 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.75%) CCDP
10 6 (3.75%) CISSP
11 5 (3.13%) MCSE
12 3 (1.88%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.88%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.88%) GIAC
13 2 (1.25%) MCTS
13 2 (1.25%) CCSP
13 2 (1.25%) MCP
14 1 (0.63%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) BS7799
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 27 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (9.38%) KVM
4 14 (8.75%) Samba
5 9 (5.63%) XenServer
6 8 (5.00%) iptables
6 8 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.00%) Postfix
7 6 (3.75%) XenApp
8 4 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.50%) vSphere
8 4 (2.50%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.88%) Snort
10 2 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.25%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.25%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (20.00%) Puppet
2 15 (9.38%) Graphite
3 12 (7.50%) Salt
3 12 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.88%) Ansible
5 8 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 8 (5.00%) ZABBIX
6 6 (3.75%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.25%) Nessus
8 2 (1.25%) WSUS
8 2 (1.25%) SCOM
9 1 (0.63%) Kibana
9 1 (0.63%) logstash
9 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (56.88%) Cisco
2 40 (25.00%) VMware
3 32 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (19.38%) Juniper
5 27 (16.88%) CheckPoint
6 25 (15.63%) Red Hat
7 22 (13.75%) Citrix
8 18 (11.25%) F5
9 17 (10.63%) Oracle
10 11 (6.88%) Barracuda Networks
11 10 (6.25%) SolarWinds
12 8 (5.00%) McAfee
13 6 (3.75%) Avaya
13 6 (3.75%) Symantec
14 5 (3.13%) ArcSight
15 3 (1.88%) Riverbed
16 2 (1.25%) Meraki
17 1 (0.63%) LogRhythm
17 1 (0.63%) LogLogic
17 1 (0.63%) Websense
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago