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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 63 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 64 79 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.57% 4.90% 4.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.90% 30.50% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54 69 68
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
257 259 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.35% 16.06% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 215 184 235
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 1 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 83 (55.33%) Windows
2 73 (48.67%) Cisco
3 61 (40.67%) Active Directory
3 61 (40.67%) VMware
4 57 (38.00%) Linux
5 54 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (30.67%) Juniper
7 45 (30.00%) VPN
8 44 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (28.67%) Degree
9 43 (28.67%) Microsoft
10 41 (27.33%) CCNA
11 39 (26.00%) SQL Server
11 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
12 38 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (24.00%) Network Design
14 33 (22.00%) ITIL
15 32 (21.33%) SAN
16 31 (20.67%) MySQL
17 30 (20.00%) CCNP
17 30 (20.00%) DNS
17 30 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (18.00%) SQL
19 27 (18.00%) IIS
20 26 (17.33%) SC Cleared
21 25 (16.67%) MS Excel
21 25 (16.67%) Citrix
22 24 (16.00%) MS Exchange
23 23 (15.33%) Internet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (18.00%) IIS
2 24 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 20 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 18 (12.00%) Apache
5 17 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.33%) nginx
8 4 (2.67%) Lync
8 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.67%) CMS
10 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.67%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.67%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.67%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (30.00%) VPN
2 32 (21.33%) SAN
3 30 (20.00%) DNS
4 23 (15.33%) Internet
5 22 (14.67%) WAN
5 22 (14.67%) IPsec
6 21 (14.00%) Network Security
6 21 (14.00%) LAN
7 18 (12.00%) Wireless
8 16 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (10.67%) MPLS
8 16 (10.67%) VoIP
8 16 (10.67%) SMTP
9 15 (10.00%) ISDN
9 15 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 15 (10.00%) OSPF
9 15 (10.00%) VLAN
10 14 (9.33%) HTTP
10 14 (9.33%) DHCP
11 12 (8.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (20.67%) MySQL
3 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.67%) Big Data
5 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Subversion
1 5 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) Hudson
2 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (13.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.33%) Back Office
4 6 (4.00%) Legal
5 3 (2.00%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Publishing
6 2 (1.33%) Law
6 2 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (19.33%) Network Engineer
2 24 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 22 (14.67%) Administrator
4 18 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (10.00%) Consultant
6 14 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.67%) Architect
7 13 (8.67%) CLAS Consultant
8 12 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (7.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (7.33%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 10 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
10 10 (6.67%) Network Architect
11 9 (6.00%) Senior Network Architect
11 9 (6.00%) Senior Architect
11 9 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (5.33%) Systems Support
12 8 (5.33%) Systems Support Engineer
13 7 (4.67%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.33%) HTML
1 14 (9.33%) XML
2 3 (2.00%) .NET
3 2 (1.33%) Web Services
3 2 (1.33%) LAMP
4 1 (0.67%) Ajax
4 1 (0.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.67%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.00%) PKI
2 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.67%) Algorithms
4 11 (7.33%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.33%) Wiki
5 9 (6.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.00%) CESG
7 4 (2.67%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.00%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.33%) Open Source
10 1 (0.67%) Replication
10 1 (0.67%) IVR
10 1 (0.67%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.67%) Clustering
10 1 (0.67%) DataPower
10 1 (0.67%) DTV
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 83 (55.33%) Windows
2 57 (38.00%) Linux
3 44 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.67%) UNIX
6 13 (8.67%) Ubuntu
7 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.00%) AIX
9 6 (4.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.67%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.67%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.00%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.33%) openSUSE
12 2 (1.33%) Solaris
12 2 (1.33%) SUSE
13 1 (0.67%) Debian
13 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.00%) Network Design
2 33 (22.00%) ITIL
3 19 (12.67%) Mentoring
4 16 (10.67%) Load Balancing
5 15 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.67%) Security Architecture
7 12 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (7.33%) Document Management
8 11 (7.33%) DevOps
8 11 (7.33%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (6.67%) E-business
9 10 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.00%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.00%) CRM
11 8 (5.33%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.67%) Change Management
12 7 (4.67%) DNA
12 7 (4.67%) ITSM
12 7 (4.67%) Service Management
12 7 (4.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.00%) SQL
2 8 (5.33%) Java
3 4 (2.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.33%) VB
4 2 (1.33%) Perl
4 2 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (0.67%) Python
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (28.67%) Degree
3 41 (27.33%) CCNA
4 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
5 30 (20.00%) CCNP
5 30 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (17.33%) SC Cleared
7 19 (12.67%) MCSE
8 10 (6.67%) CCDP
9 8 (5.33%) MCSA
10 7 (4.67%) MCP
11 4 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.67%) MCITP
12 3 (2.00%) CCIE
13 2 (1.33%) CCDA
13 2 (1.33%) MCTS
14 1 (0.67%) HP ASE
14 1 (0.67%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.00%) SLA
2 13 (8.67%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) BS7799
System Software
1 61 (40.67%) Active Directory
2 38 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.67%) VMware ESX
4 13 (8.67%) vSphere
5 6 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.67%) Samba
7 1 (0.67%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.67%) Xen
7 1 (0.67%) Postfix
7 1 (0.67%) XenApp
7 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) Nagios
2 8 (5.33%) WSUS
2 8 (5.33%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.67%) ARCserve
3 7 (4.67%) logstash
4 5 (3.33%) SCCM
4 5 (3.33%) Puppet
5 4 (2.67%) SCOM
6 2 (1.33%) Cacti
6 2 (1.33%) Icinga
6 2 (1.33%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.33%) OpenView
7 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (48.67%) Cisco
2 61 (40.67%) VMware
3 46 (30.67%) Juniper
4 43 (28.67%) Microsoft
5 25 (16.67%) Citrix
6 22 (14.67%) CheckPoint
7 19 (12.67%) F5
8 12 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 10 (6.67%) Zend
10 9 (6.00%) IBM
11 8 (5.33%) EMC
11 8 (5.33%) WatchGuard
12 7 (4.67%) Veeam
12 7 (4.67%) 3PAR
13 6 (4.00%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.67%) Infoblox
14 4 (2.67%) Foundry
14 4 (2.67%) Splunk
14 4 (2.67%) Oracle
14 4 (2.67%) HP
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
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University of Bristol
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Krooter
Salary: Candidates seeking salaries from £15K to £30K will be considered
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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