The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.78% 4.30% 4.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 18.18% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 3
Average salary £27,000 £53,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.76% +79.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £27,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £61,250 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Firewall
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 20.72% 23.66% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 42
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Gloucester region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Gloucester

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) DNS
2 19 (65.52%) Cisco
3 18 (62.07%) MS Exchange
3 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 18 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (58.62%) MPLS
5 16 (55.17%) VPN
5 16 (55.17%) Incident Management
6 15 (51.72%) Juniper
7 7 (24.14%) IIS
7 7 (24.14%) WAN
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.69%) LAN
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
10 4 (13.79%) CCNA
10 4 (13.79%) SMTP
10 4 (13.79%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) PHP
10 4 (13.79%) SQL
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 18 (62.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Lync
3 2 (6.90%) Documentum
3 2 (6.90%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) DNS
2 17 (58.62%) MPLS
3 16 (55.17%) VPN
4 7 (24.14%) WAN
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 4 (13.79%) SMTP
8 3 (10.34%) Internet
9 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (6.90%) VLAN
9 2 (6.90%) HTTP
9 2 (6.90%) SNMP
10 1 (3.45%) VoIP
10 1 (3.45%) Network Security
10 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
10 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (3.45%) SSL
10 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Documentum Support
4 2 (6.90%) Documentum Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) RMADS
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) CentOS
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
3 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security
4 1 (3.45%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.45%) Network Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) PHP
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenServer
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 15 (51.72%) Juniper
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Websense
7 1 (3.45%) IronPort
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.45%) F5