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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 64 84 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.45% 5.31% 4.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.88% 32.68% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 74 63
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
268 257 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.45% 16.26% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 227 189 212
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 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,000 £60,000
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 19 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 85 (55.19%) Windows
2 74 (48.05%) Cisco
3 65 (42.21%) Active Directory
4 62 (40.26%) VMware
5 56 (36.36%) Linux
6 54 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (30.52%) VPN
8 47 (30.52%) Juniper
9 46 (29.87%) Degree
10 45 (29.22%) Microsoft
11 44 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 41 (26.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (25.97%) Security Cleared
13 40 (25.97%) CCNA
14 37 (24.03%) Network Design
15 36 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 35 (22.73%) MySQL
17 33 (21.43%) ITIL
17 33 (21.43%) DNS
18 32 (20.78%) SAN
19 31 (20.13%) CCNP
20 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
21 28 (18.18%) IIS
21 28 (18.18%) SC Cleared
22 26 (16.88%) SQL
23 25 (16.23%) MS Excel
24 24 (15.58%) MCSE
24 24 (15.58%) MS Exchange
24 24 (15.58%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (18.18%) IIS
2 24 (15.58%) MS Exchange
3 22 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 17 (11.04%) Apache
5 15 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.19%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.25%) nginx
8 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.95%) Lync
10 2 (1.30%) Zimbra
10 2 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.65%) CMS
11 1 (0.65%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.65%) Confluence
11 1 (0.65%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.52%) VPN
2 33 (21.43%) DNS
3 32 (20.78%) SAN
4 23 (14.94%) IPsec
5 21 (13.64%) Internet
6 20 (12.99%) Wireless
6 20 (12.99%) WAN
6 20 (12.99%) Network Security
7 19 (12.34%) SMTP
7 19 (12.34%) LAN
8 17 (11.04%) HTTP
8 17 (11.04%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (9.74%) ISDN
9 15 (9.74%) VoIP
9 15 (9.74%) OSPF
10 14 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 14 (9.09%) VLAN
11 13 (8.44%) MPLS
11 13 (8.44%) DHCP
12 11 (7.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 35 (22.73%) MySQL
3 10 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.19%) Big Data
5 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Subversion
2 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 21 (13.64%) Finance
2 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.49%) Back Office
4 6 (3.90%) Legal
5 3 (1.95%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.30%) Marketing
6 2 (1.30%) Publishing
6 2 (1.30%) Law
6 2 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.88%) Administrator
3 23 (14.94%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.74%) Consultant
6 13 (8.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) CLAS Consultant
7 12 (7.79%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.79%) Windows Administrator
7 12 (7.79%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Architect
7 12 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (7.14%) Network Architect
9 10 (6.49%) Senior Network Architect
9 10 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) Senior Architect
10 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Design Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.04%) XML
1 17 (11.04%) HTML
2 3 (1.95%) .NET
3 2 (1.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) CSS
4 1 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) LAMP
4 1 (0.65%) Ajax
4 1 (0.65%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.69%) PKI
2 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.79%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.49%) Wiki
5 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.25%) CESG
7 3 (1.95%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.95%) Open Source
7 3 (1.95%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.30%) Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) IVR
9 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.65%) DTV
9 1 (0.65%) Replication
9 1 (0.65%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.65%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 85 (55.19%) Windows
2 56 (36.36%) Linux
3 49 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (14.94%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 14 (9.09%) UNIX
7 9 (5.84%) Mac OS X
7 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.55%) AIX
9 4 (2.60%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.60%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.95%) Debian
10 3 (1.95%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.30%) openSUSE
11 2 (1.30%) Solaris
11 2 (1.30%) SUSE
12 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.03%) Network Design
2 33 (21.43%) ITIL
3 20 (12.99%) Mentoring
4 17 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.39%) Load Balancing
6 13 (8.44%) Security Architecture
7 11 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (6.49%) Document Management
9 9 (5.84%) CRM
9 9 (5.84%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.84%) E-business
9 9 (5.84%) DevOps
10 8 (5.19%) High Availability
10 8 (5.19%) DNA
10 8 (5.19%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (3.90%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.90%) Service Management
12 6 (3.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.88%) SQL
2 9 (5.84%) Java
3 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.60%) Perl
5 3 (1.95%) Python
6 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.30%) Ruby
6 2 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (29.87%) Degree
3 40 (25.97%) Security Cleared
3 40 (25.97%) CCNA
4 36 (23.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (20.13%) CCNP
6 28 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 24 (15.58%) MCSE
8 13 (8.44%) MCSA
9 10 (6.49%) MCP
10 9 (5.84%) CCDP
11 4 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.60%) MCTS
11 4 (2.60%) MCITP
12 3 (1.95%) CCIE
13 2 (1.30%) CCDA
14 1 (0.65%) RHCE
14 1 (0.65%) HP ASE
14 1 (0.65%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.39%) SLA
2 13 (8.44%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (0.65%) BS7799
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (42.21%) Active Directory
2 41 (26.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.34%) VMware ESX
4 14 (9.09%) vSphere
5 6 (3.90%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.25%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.95%) Samba
9 2 (1.30%) NFS
10 1 (0.65%) Postfix
10 1 (0.65%) XenApp
10 1 (0.65%) XenServer
10 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.65%) Squid
10 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) Nagios
2 8 (5.19%) Backup Exec
2 8 (5.19%) logstash
3 7 (4.55%) WSUS
3 7 (4.55%) ARCserve
4 4 (2.60%) SCCM
5 3 (1.95%) SCOM
5 3 (1.95%) Puppet
6 2 (1.30%) Icinga
6 2 (1.30%) Cacti
7 1 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 74 (48.05%) Cisco
2 62 (40.26%) VMware
3 47 (30.52%) Juniper
4 45 (29.22%) Microsoft
5 24 (15.58%) Citrix
6 21 (13.64%) CheckPoint
7 20 (12.99%) F5
8 14 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 9 (5.84%) Zend
10 8 (5.19%) WatchGuard
10 8 (5.19%) IBM
10 8 (5.19%) EMC
11 7 (4.55%) Oracle
11 7 (4.55%) 3PAR
11 7 (4.55%) Veeam
12 6 (3.90%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.25%) HP
14 4 (2.60%) Foundry
14 4 (2.60%) Brocade
15 3 (1.95%) Infoblox
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