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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 62 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 55 85 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.08% 5.41% 4.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.11% 32.44% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 48 73 63
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £27,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
238 262 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.33% 16.68% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 205 208 201
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (53.57%) Windows
2 66 (47.14%) Cisco
3 58 (41.43%) Active Directory
4 56 (40.00%) VMware
5 55 (39.29%) Linux
6 51 (36.43%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (32.86%) Degree
9 42 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 41 (29.29%) Microsoft
11 40 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (27.14%) MySQL
13 37 (26.43%) CCNA
13 37 (26.43%) Juniper
14 36 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 35 (25.00%) DNS
16 34 (24.29%) VPN
16 34 (24.29%) Security Cleared
17 29 (20.71%) Citrix
18 28 (20.00%) SAN
18 28 (20.00%) Network Design
19 26 (18.57%) SC Cleared
19 26 (18.57%) MCSE
20 25 (17.86%) IIS
20 25 (17.86%) CCNP
21 24 (17.14%) ITIL
21 24 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
22 23 (16.43%) SQL
22 23 (16.43%) MS Exchange
23 22 (15.71%) VMware ESX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (17.86%) IIS
2 23 (16.43%) MS Exchange
3 20 (14.29%) Apache
4 19 (13.57%) SharePoint
5 16 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.57%) nginx
8 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.43%) Zimbra
9 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.71%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.71%) CMS
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.71%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.71%) Confluence
10 1 (0.71%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.00%) DNS
2 34 (24.29%) VPN
3 28 (20.00%) SAN
4 19 (13.57%) SMTP
5 18 (12.86%) Internet
5 18 (12.86%) IPsec
6 17 (12.14%) Wireless
6 17 (12.14%) LAN
6 17 (12.14%) HTTP
7 16 (11.43%) WAN
7 16 (11.43%) Network Security
8 15 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (10.00%) NetScaler
9 14 (10.00%) DHCP
10 12 (8.57%) ISDN
11 11 (7.86%) TCP/IP
12 10 (7.14%) VoIP
12 10 (7.14%) PPTP
12 10 (7.14%) iSCSI
13 9 (6.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (27.14%) MySQL
3 8 (5.71%) Big Data
3 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 17 (12.14%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.14%) Back Office
4 6 (4.29%) Legal
5 3 (2.14%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.43%) Publishing
6 2 (1.43%) Law
6 2 (1.43%) Electronics
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.57%) Systems Administrator
2 24 (17.14%) Administrator
3 20 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 19 (13.57%) Network Engineer
5 15 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (10.71%) Consultant
6 13 (9.29%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) CLAS Consultant
7 12 (8.57%) Windows Administrator
7 12 (8.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (7.14%) Architect
8 10 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Network Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Senior Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Senior Network Architect
11 6 (4.29%) Design Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Network Design Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.14%) XML
1 17 (12.14%) HTML
2 3 (2.14%) .NET
3 2 (1.43%) Web Services
4 1 (0.71%) Ajax
4 1 (0.71%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.71%) LAMP
4 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) PKI
2 14 (10.00%) Wiki
3 13 (9.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) DataPower
6 1 (0.71%) IVR
6 1 (0.71%) DTV
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Open Source
6 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 75 (53.57%) Windows
2 55 (39.29%) Linux
3 48 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 17 (12.14%) Ubuntu
7 12 (8.57%) UNIX
8 8 (5.71%) Mac OS X
9 7 (5.00%) AIX
10 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.14%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.14%) Debian
12 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.43%) Solaris
13 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.71%) CentOS
14 1 (0.71%) SUSE
14 1 (0.71%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.00%) Network Design
2 24 (17.14%) ITIL
3 15 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (9.29%) Load Balancing
4 13 (9.29%) Document Management
4 13 (9.29%) E-Commerce
4 13 (9.29%) E-business
4 13 (9.29%) Security Architecture
5 9 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.43%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (5.71%) DevOps
6 8 (5.71%) High Availability
6 8 (5.71%) DNA
7 6 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.29%) CRM
8 5 (3.57%) Network Management
9 4 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (2.86%) Project Management
9 4 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.86%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.43%) SQL
2 9 (6.43%) Java
3 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.86%) Perl
4 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.14%) Python
6 2 (1.43%) VB
6 2 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (36.43%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (32.86%) Degree
3 37 (26.43%) CCNA
4 36 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (24.29%) Security Cleared
6 26 (18.57%) SC Cleared
6 26 (18.57%) MCSE
7 25 (17.86%) CCNP
8 13 (9.29%) MCSA
9 7 (5.00%) MCP
10 4 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.86%) MCTS
11 3 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.14%) CCDP
11 3 (2.14%) CCA
11 3 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.43%) MCITP
13 1 (0.71%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.71%) HP MASE
13 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.43%) SLA
2 13 (9.29%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) BS7799
System Software
1 58 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 40 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.71%) VMware ESX
4 17 (12.14%) vSphere
5 9 (6.43%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.14%) Samba
8 2 (1.43%) NFS
8 2 (1.43%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.71%) Squid
9 1 (0.71%) Xen
9 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.71%) XenApp
9 1 (0.71%) XenServer
9 1 (0.71%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Nagios
2 8 (5.71%) logstash
2 8 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 7 (5.00%) ARCserve
4 5 (3.57%) WSUS
5 2 (1.43%) Puppet
5 2 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.43%) SCCM
6 1 (0.71%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) Icinga
6 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.71%) Cacti
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.71%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 66 (47.14%) Cisco
2 56 (40.00%) VMware
3 41 (29.29%) Microsoft
4 37 (26.43%) Juniper
5 29 (20.71%) Citrix
6 15 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 14 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 13 (9.29%) Zend
8 13 (9.29%) F5
9 8 (5.71%) IBM
9 8 (5.71%) WatchGuard
10 7 (5.00%) EMC
10 7 (5.00%) 3PAR
10 7 (5.00%) Veeam
11 6 (4.29%) Oracle
11 6 (4.29%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.57%) HP
13 4 (2.86%) Foundry
13 4 (2.86%) Brocade
14 3 (2.14%) Apple
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