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 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 66 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 66 105 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.54% 5.14% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.00% 29.58% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64 81 65
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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
300 355 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.07% 17.38% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 262 312 201
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 84 (58.33%) Windows
2 58 (40.28%) Security Cleared
3 57 (39.58%) SC Cleared
4 51 (35.42%) Linux
5 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
6 44 (30.56%) VMware
7 36 (25.00%) ITIL
8 35 (24.31%) Cisco
9 34 (23.61%) SIEM
10 33 (22.92%) DNS
11 32 (22.22%) Windows Server
12 31 (21.53%) vSphere
13 30 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (20.14%) CISSP
15 28 (19.44%) MS Exchange
16 27 (18.75%) TCP/IP
16 27 (18.75%) Information Security
16 27 (18.75%) ArcSight
17 26 (18.06%) Active Directory
18 25 (17.36%) VPN
19 24 (16.67%) CCNA
19 24 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
19 24 (16.67%) Intel Security
20 23 (15.97%) DHCP
21 22 (15.28%) LAN
22 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
22 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
23 20 (13.89%) Network Security
23 20 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
23 20 (13.89%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2000
2 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 10 (6.94%) CloudStack
4 10 (6.94%) JBoss
4 10 (6.94%) OpenStack
4 10 (6.94%) WebLogic
4 10 (6.94%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.47%) Apache
7 5 (3.47%) IIS
7 5 (3.47%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.92%) DNS
2 27 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 25 (17.36%) VPN
4 23 (15.97%) DHCP
5 22 (15.28%) LAN
6 20 (13.89%) Network Security
6 20 (13.89%) SAN
7 19 (13.19%) Internet
7 19 (13.19%) WAN
8 18 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (8.33%) MPLS
10 11 (7.64%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (6.94%) SSL
12 9 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (6.25%) IPsec
12 9 (6.25%) OSPF
13 8 (5.56%) Junos
13 8 (5.56%) VoIP
14 7 (4.86%) Ethernet
14 7 (4.86%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) MySQL
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.94%) Subversion
3 10 (6.94%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.47%) Selenium
4 5 (3.47%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.69%) GitLab
5 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 18 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.17%) Military
3 4 (2.78%) Finance
4 3 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.08%) Games
5 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.39%) Analyst
2 26 (18.06%) Network Engineer
3 19 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (11.81%) Security Analyst
4 17 (11.81%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (10.42%) Windows Engineer
6 13 (9.03%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (7.64%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.94%) SOC Analyst
9 9 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
10 8 (5.56%) IT Support
11 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Active Directory Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Active Directory Support
11 7 (4.86%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.42%) LAMP
2 10 (6.94%) .NET
3 7 (4.86%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.19%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 11 (7.64%) PKI
3 11 (7.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (5.56%) AS400
4 8 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.78%) SCADA
8 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.08%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.08%) Clustering
8 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.08%) Replication
8 3 (2.08%) Statistics
9 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 84 (58.33%) Windows
2 51 (35.42%) Linux
3 32 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (12.50%) Unix
6 13 (9.03%) Windows 2000
7 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.25%) Windows Vista
8 9 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.69%) Debian
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.00%) ITIL
2 34 (23.61%) SIEM
3 27 (18.75%) Information Security
4 20 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
5 18 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 16 (11.11%) DevOps
6 16 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 15 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (9.72%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.33%) Identity Management
9 12 (8.33%) Security Management
10 11 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (7.64%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (7.64%) Scrum
10 11 (7.64%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (6.94%) Computer Forensics
11 10 (6.94%) DSDM
11 10 (6.94%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 15 (10.42%) Bash Shell
3 14 (9.72%) Python
4 12 (8.33%) SQL
5 10 (6.94%) Ruby
6 7 (4.86%) Java
7 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.39%) C
8 2 (1.39%) Perl
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (40.28%) Security Cleared
2 57 (39.58%) SC Cleared
3 29 (20.14%) CISSP
4 24 (16.67%) CCNA
4 24 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (10.42%) GCIA
6 14 (9.72%) DV Cleared
7 11 (7.64%) GCIH
8 10 (6.94%) SANS
9 9 (6.25%) Degree
9 9 (6.25%) MCSE
9 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (4.86%) CCNP
11 6 (4.17%) CREST Certified
12 5 (3.47%) JNCIA
13 4 (2.78%) EnCE
13 4 (2.78%) GIAC
13 4 (2.78%) GSEC
13 4 (2.78%) VCP4
13 4 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.47%) HMG Infosec
4 4 (2.78%) ISO27002
5 3 (2.08%) ISO22301
5 3 (2.08%) RMADS
5 3 (2.08%) SLA
6 1 (0.69%) COBIT
6 1 (0.69%) GPG13
6 1 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 31 (21.53%) vSphere
2 30 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.06%) Active Directory
4 16 (11.11%) Snort
5 15 (10.42%) Xen
6 13 (9.03%) VMware ESX
7 10 (6.94%) XenServer
8 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
9 5 (3.47%) KVM
9 5 (3.47%) XenApp
10 4 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (2.78%) ISA Server
10 4 (2.78%) UAG
10 4 (2.78%) vCloud
11 3 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (2.08%) NFS
11 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (10.42%) Backup Exec
1 15 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (9.72%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (6.94%) Ansible
4 10 (6.94%) Cobbler
4 10 (6.94%) Puppet
4 10 (6.94%) Salt
4 10 (6.94%) Terraform
4 10 (6.94%) Tivoli
5 9 (6.25%) NetBackup
6 8 (5.56%) RSA enVision
7 6 (4.17%) SCCM
8 4 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.78%) MOM
8 4 (2.78%) SCOM
8 4 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (2.08%) AirWatch
9 3 (2.08%) QRadar
10 2 (1.39%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 44 (30.56%) VMware
3 35 (24.31%) Cisco
4 27 (18.75%) ArcSight
5 24 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 19 (13.19%) Juniper
7 17 (11.81%) LogRhythm
7 17 (11.81%) SolarWinds
7 17 (11.81%) Splunk
8 13 (9.03%) HP
8 13 (9.03%) Red Hat
8 13 (9.03%) Symantec
9 10 (6.94%) EnterpriseDB
9 10 (6.94%) Oracle
10 9 (6.25%) CheckPoint
10 9 (6.25%) Dell
10 9 (6.25%) IBM
11 8 (5.56%) Palo Alto
12 6 (4.17%) EMC
13 5 (3.47%) Citrix
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