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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 51 49 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 83 84 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.26% 4.23% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.78% 26.75% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 61 68 32
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
335 314 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.19% 15.82% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 298 205 153
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 93 (55.03%) Cisco
2 76 (44.97%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (43.20%) Windows
4 51 (30.18%) CCNA
5 46 (27.22%) LAN
5 46 (27.22%) Linux
6 45 (26.63%) WAN
7 42 (24.85%) VMware
8 39 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 38 (22.49%) Juniper
10 37 (21.89%) Microsoft
11 36 (21.30%) CCNP
12 34 (20.12%) Data Centre
13 32 (18.93%) Security Cleared
13 32 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (18.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (17.75%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (17.75%) SC Cleared
16 28 (16.57%) Network Security
16 28 (16.57%) Citrix
17 27 (15.98%) ITIL
17 27 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (15.98%) Puppet
18 26 (15.38%) F5
18 26 (15.38%) Active Directory
18 26 (15.38%) VPN
18 26 (15.38%) CheckPoint
19 25 (14.79%) Perl
20 24 (14.20%) PHP
21 23 (13.61%) Degree

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 21 (12.43%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.06%) Apache
3 14 (8.28%) nginx
4 11 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (5.92%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.73%) Confluence
6 8 (4.73%) MediaWiki
7 7 (4.14%) Lync
7 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.14%) WebLogic
7 7 (4.14%) IIS
8 6 (3.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.59%) SAS
12 1 (0.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (4.73%) MS Office
2 4 (2.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.22%) LAN
2 45 (26.63%) WAN
3 39 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 30 (17.75%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (16.57%) Network Security
6 26 (15.38%) VPN
7 22 (13.02%) Wireless
8 21 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (11.24%) OSPF
9 19 (11.24%) BGP
9 19 (11.24%) EIGRP
10 14 (8.28%) IPsec
11 13 (7.69%) MPLS
12 12 (7.10%) DNS
13 11 (6.51%) SAN
13 11 (6.51%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (5.92%) DHCP
14 10 (5.92%) LDAP
15 8 (4.73%) SSL
15 8 (4.73%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.92%) MySQL
3 8 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.55%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (11.83%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.65%) Hudson
3 8 (4.73%) Subversion
3 8 (4.73%) JIRA
3 8 (4.73%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.55%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.18%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (11.83%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Banking
3 10 (5.92%) Retail
4 6 (3.55%) Electronics
5 5 (2.96%) Automotive
6 4 (2.37%) Military
7 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (19.53%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (10.65%) Administrator
3 18 (10.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.10%) Architect
6 12 (7.10%) Analyst
7 10 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (5.92%) Network Architect
7 10 (5.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Firewall Administrator
8 9 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Consultant
10 6 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.55%) Operations Manager
10 6 (3.55%) IT Support
11 5 (2.96%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.10%) LAMP
2 6 (3.55%) CGI
3 1 (0.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.12%) Data Centre
2 27 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.51%) Online Banking
4 9 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.33%) Wiki
5 7 (4.14%) PKI
6 6 (3.55%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.59%) PMI
8 1 (0.59%) Clustering
8 1 (0.59%) CESG
8 1 (0.59%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.59%) RMADS
8 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.20%) Windows
2 46 (27.22%) Linux
3 31 (18.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (13.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.47%) Ubuntu
6 15 (8.88%) Debian
6 15 (8.88%) CentOS
7 12 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.51%) UNIX
9 8 (4.73%) Windows Vista
10 7 (4.14%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.55%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (3.55%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.96%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.37%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.78%) Solaris
15 2 (1.18%) AIX
16 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.98%) ITIL
2 22 (13.02%) Network Design
3 20 (11.83%) DevOps
4 18 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (8.28%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 12 (7.10%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (7.10%) Change Control
8 11 (6.51%) Load Balancing
9 10 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.33%) Change Management
11 8 (4.73%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.73%) Project Management
11 8 (4.73%) Data Modelling
11 8 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.73%) Database Theory
11 8 (4.73%) Relational Database Theory
12 7 (4.14%) Security Hardening
13 6 (3.55%) Build Automation
13 6 (3.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.79%) Perl
2 24 (14.20%) PHP
3 19 (11.24%) Bash Shell
4 18 (10.65%) Ruby
5 17 (10.06%) Python
6 16 (9.47%) SQL
7 14 (8.28%) Java
8 7 (4.14%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.55%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.18%) C
11 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.59%) VBScript
11 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (44.97%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (30.18%) CCNA
3 36 (21.30%) CCNP
4 32 (18.93%) Security Cleared
5 30 (17.75%) SC Cleared
6 23 (13.61%) Degree
7 16 (9.47%) CCIE
8 12 (7.10%) CCSE
9 11 (6.51%) CCSA
10 6 (3.55%) CCDP
11 5 (2.96%) MCSE
11 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.37%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.78%) GIAC
13 3 (1.78%) CISSP
14 2 (1.18%) CCSP
14 2 (1.18%) JNCIA
14 2 (1.18%) JNCIS
15 1 (0.59%) JNCIP
15 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) BS7799
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 32 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.28%) Samba
4 9 (5.33%) XenServer
5 8 (4.73%) Postfix
5 8 (4.73%) iptables
6 7 (4.14%) XenApp
7 6 (3.55%) KVM
7 6 (3.55%) vSphere
8 5 (2.96%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.37%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.78%) Snort
11 2 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (15.98%) Puppet
2 16 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (9.47%) Salt
3 10 (5.92%) Ansible
3 10 (5.92%) Backup Exec
4 8 (4.73%) ZABBIX
5 7 (4.14%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.55%) Graphite
7 5 (2.96%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.59%) WSUS
9 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (55.03%) Cisco
2 42 (24.85%) VMware
3 38 (22.49%) Juniper
4 37 (21.89%) Microsoft
5 28 (16.57%) Citrix
6 26 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 26 (15.38%) F5
7 16 (9.47%) Red Hat
8 15 (8.88%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (5.92%) SolarWinds
10 8 (4.73%) Oracle
10 8 (4.73%) Symantec
10 8 (4.73%) McAfee
11 3 (1.78%) Nortel
11 3 (1.78%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.78%) Meraki
12 2 (1.18%) Avaya
13 1 (0.59%) Apple
13 1 (0.59%) BEA
13 1 (0.59%) Riverbed
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago