The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 42 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 99 59 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.95% 3.18% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.64% 17.66% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 83 48 48
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
263 334 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.80% 18.02% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 222 304 218
Median salary £37,000 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.98% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,724 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 102 (58.62%) Windows
2 86 (49.43%) Cisco
3 76 (43.68%) VPN
4 72 (41.38%) DNS
5 71 (40.80%) Linux
6 57 (32.76%) TCP/IP
7 56 (32.18%) ITIL
8 55 (31.61%) VMware
8 55 (31.61%) Cisco ASA
9 53 (30.46%) Microsoft
10 51 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 49 (28.16%) WAN
12 48 (27.59%) Active Directory
12 48 (27.59%) Security Cleared
13 46 (26.44%) VoIP
14 44 (25.29%) SC Cleared
15 41 (23.56%) LAN
15 41 (23.56%) SQL
16 38 (21.84%) MPLS
17 37 (21.26%) CheckPoint
18 36 (20.69%) SMTP
19 34 (19.54%) Broadband
19 34 (19.54%) Telecoms
19 34 (19.54%) Data Centre
20 31 (17.82%) MS Exchange
21 29 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
22 27 (15.52%) DHCP
23 25 (14.37%) NetScreen
24 24 (13.79%) Juniper
24 24 (13.79%) vSphere

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (17.82%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.90%) IIS
3 11 (6.32%) Skype for Business
4 10 (5.75%) CloudStack
4 10 (5.75%) JBoss
4 10 (5.75%) OpenStack
4 10 (5.75%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.75%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.72%) Apache
8 3 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.15%) Moodle
9 2 (1.15%) Totara
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.17%) Office 365
3 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (43.68%) VPN
2 72 (41.38%) DNS
3 57 (32.76%) TCP/IP
4 55 (31.61%) Cisco ASA
5 49 (28.16%) WAN
6 46 (26.44%) VoIP
7 41 (23.56%) LAN
8 38 (21.84%) MPLS
9 36 (20.69%) SMTP
10 34 (19.54%) Broadband
11 27 (15.52%) DHCP
12 25 (14.37%) NetScreen
13 19 (10.92%) Internet
13 19 (10.92%) Wireless
14 16 (9.20%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (9.20%) SSL
15 14 (8.05%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (7.47%) Network Security
17 12 (6.90%) VLAN
18 10 (5.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.02%) MySQL
3 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.15%) ActiveReports
4 2 (1.15%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.32%) TeamCity
3 10 (5.75%) Subversion
4 3 (1.72%) AppScan
4 3 (1.72%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.57%) GitLab
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) Selenium
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (19.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.30%) Finance
2 4 (2.30%) Military
3 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (35.06%) Network Engineer
2 26 (14.94%) Analyst
3 24 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.75%) Consultant
7 10 (5.75%) Junior
7 10 (5.75%) Network Manager
8 9 (5.17%) Junior Network Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) SOC Analyst
9 8 (4.60%) Security Analyst
10 7 (4.02%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) IT Manager
11 6 (3.45%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.45%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.90%) .NET
2 11 (6.32%) LAMP
3 5 (2.87%) CSS
4 3 (1.72%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.72%) Web Services
5 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.15%) HTML
5 2 (1.15%) XSLT
6 1 (0.57%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.57%) CSS3
6 1 (0.57%) Django
6 1 (0.57%) HTML5
6 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.54%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.32%) PKI
5 8 (4.60%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.02%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (3.45%) Clustering
7 6 (3.45%) Digital Media
7 6 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.30%) Replication
9 3 (1.72%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.72%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.15%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.57%) IPTV
11 1 (0.57%) NHS
11 1 (0.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 102 (58.62%) Windows
2 71 (40.80%) Linux
3 18 (10.34%) Unix
3 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (9.77%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.17%) Windows XP
8 8 (4.60%) Windows 2000
8 8 (4.60%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.02%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.30%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.72%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.57%) Debian
12 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.18%) ITIL
2 22 (12.64%) SIEM
3 19 (10.92%) ITIL V3
4 18 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (10.34%) Service Management
5 17 (9.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.20%) Configuration Management
6 16 (9.20%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (8.62%) Project Management
8 14 (8.05%) Security Architecture
9 13 (7.47%) Change Management
10 12 (6.90%) DevOps
10 12 (6.90%) Information Security
10 12 (6.90%) Scrum
11 11 (6.32%) Coaching
12 10 (5.75%) Auto-Scaling
12 10 (5.75%) Build Automation
12 10 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (5.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.56%) SQL
2 16 (9.20%) Python
3 12 (6.90%) Java
4 11 (6.32%) Bash Shell
4 11 (6.32%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.75%) Ruby
6 8 (4.60%) C++
7 5 (2.87%) C
7 5 (2.87%) Perl
7 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.72%) C#
8 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 44 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 29 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (11.49%) Degree
5 19 (10.92%) CCNA
6 16 (9.20%) DV Cleared
7 15 (8.62%) CISSP
8 14 (8.05%) CCNP
8 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (6.90%) GCIA
9 12 (6.90%) SANS
10 11 (6.32%) MCSE
11 9 (5.17%) CREST Certified
11 9 (5.17%) GCIH
12 5 (2.87%) CEH
13 4 (2.30%) CCDP
13 4 (2.30%) CCSP
13 4 (2.30%) JNCIA
13 4 (2.30%) MCP
14 3 (1.72%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.07%) SLA
2 14 (8.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.30%) QA
4 3 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 24 (13.79%) vSphere
4 14 (8.05%) Snort
4 14 (8.05%) XenServer
5 11 (6.32%) Xen
6 9 (5.17%) Hyper-V
7 8 (4.60%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.45%) Firmware
9 4 (2.30%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.15%) Docker
10 2 (1.15%) NFS
10 2 (1.15%) Squid
10 2 (1.15%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.57%) KVM
11 1 (0.57%) UAG
11 1 (0.57%) vCloud
11 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.47%) Ansible
2 13 (7.47%) Puppet
3 10 (5.75%) Backup Exec
3 10 (5.75%) Cobbler
3 10 (5.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (5.75%) RSA enVision
3 10 (5.75%) Salt
3 10 (5.75%) Terraform
3 10 (5.75%) Tivoli
4 8 (4.60%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (4.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (4.02%) NetBackup
5 7 (4.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (2.30%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.72%) Nessus
7 3 (1.72%) SCCM
7 3 (1.72%) WSUS
8 2 (1.15%) Cacti
8 2 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (49.43%) Cisco
2 55 (31.61%) VMware
3 53 (30.46%) Microsoft
4 37 (21.26%) CheckPoint
5 24 (13.79%) Juniper
6 16 (9.20%) ArcSight
6 16 (9.20%) HP
6 16 (9.20%) Palo Alto
7 14 (8.05%) SolarWinds
7 14 (8.05%) Splunk
8 13 (7.47%) Intel Security
9 12 (6.90%) Red Hat
10 11 (6.32%) LogRhythm
11 10 (5.75%) EnterpriseDB
11 10 (5.75%) Oracle
11 10 (5.75%) Symantec
12 9 (5.17%) Avaya
13 8 (4.60%) F5
14 7 (4.02%) IBM
14 7 (4.02%) Meraki
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