The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 73 37 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.87% 4.09% 7.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.78% 21.26% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 64 36 54
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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 Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
204 174 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.19% 19.23% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 165 152 206
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +4 28 £50,000 +52.67% 2
Gloucester +13 22 £25,750 -38.69% 1
Tewkesbury - 2 £30,000 -
Cirencester -2 1 £35,500 -5.33%
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 96 (81.36%) Windows
2 83 (70.34%) Linux
3 61 (51.69%) VMware
4 53 (44.92%) Cisco
5 49 (41.53%) TCP/IP
6 46 (38.98%) SQL
7 42 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (33.90%) VPN
8 40 (33.90%) DNS
9 38 (32.20%) Python
10 37 (31.36%) MS Exchange
10 37 (31.36%) Juniper
11 36 (30.51%) Cyber Security
12 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
12 35 (29.66%) Perl
13 27 (22.88%) HTTP
13 27 (22.88%) SMTP
14 26 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (22.03%) Active Directory
14 26 (22.03%) MySQL
14 26 (22.03%) Aerospace
15 25 (21.19%) Degree
16 24 (20.34%) CheckPoint
16 24 (20.34%) LDAP
17 23 (19.49%) Finance
18 22 (18.64%) Internet
18 22 (18.64%) Solaris
18 22 (18.64%) Oracle
19 21 (17.80%) CCNA
19 21 (17.80%) Information Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 37 (31.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (8.47%) IIS
4 7 (5.93%) Apache
5 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.54%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (41.53%) TCP/IP
2 40 (33.90%) VPN
2 40 (33.90%) DNS
3 27 (22.88%) HTTP
3 27 (22.88%) SMTP
4 24 (20.34%) LDAP
5 22 (18.64%) Internet
6 19 (16.10%) DHCP
7 18 (15.25%) FTP
8 17 (14.41%) MPLS
8 17 (14.41%) Telnet
8 17 (14.41%) SSL
9 16 (13.56%) Network Security
10 14 (11.86%) SAN
11 13 (11.02%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (8.47%) LAN
12 10 (8.47%) WAN
13 8 (6.78%) Ethernet
14 7 (5.93%) Kerberos
14 7 (5.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) MySQL
2 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (4.24%) MSI
1 5 (4.24%) InstallShield
1 5 (4.24%) ClearQuest
1 5 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (22.03%) Aerospace
2 23 (19.49%) Finance
3 5 (4.24%) Electronics
4 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (20.34%) Network Engineer
2 22 (18.64%) Analyst
3 18 (15.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 18 (15.25%) Consultant
4 17 (14.41%) Lead Network Engineer
5 16 (13.56%) Support Engineer
6 12 (10.17%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (9.32%) Architect
8 9 (7.63%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (7.63%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 9 (7.63%) Principal Consultant
9 8 (6.78%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Security Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.08%) Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Network Security Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (4.24%) Server Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 4 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) .NET
2 2 (1.69%) JSP
3 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Open Source
2 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.24%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.24%) CMDB
4 4 (3.39%) Clustering
5 3 (2.54%) EPoS
5 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.69%) PDA
6 2 (1.69%) RMADS
7 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 96 (81.36%) Windows
2 83 (70.34%) Linux
3 22 (18.64%) Solaris
4 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.47%) UNIX
6 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.39%) AIX
9 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.51%) Cyber Security
2 21 (17.80%) Information Security
3 19 (16.10%) ITIL
4 13 (11.02%) Change Management
4 13 (11.02%) Network Architecture
5 12 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (9.32%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
8 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.93%) TDD
8 7 (5.93%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.93%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.93%) Software Deployment
9 5 (4.24%) Project Management
9 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.54%) Service Management
11 3 (2.54%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.54%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.98%) SQL
2 38 (32.20%) Python
3 35 (29.66%) Perl
4 20 (16.95%) PowerShell
5 12 (10.17%) PHP
6 9 (7.63%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.93%) Bourne shell
8 5 (4.24%) Java
9 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.19%) Degree
3 21 (17.80%) CCNA
4 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
5 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.63%) CCNP
6 9 (7.63%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.39%) MCSE
9 3 (2.54%) CCA
9 3 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.54%) CISSP
10 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.85%) CCIP
11 1 (0.85%) CCIE
11 1 (0.85%) CCSP
11 1 (0.85%) MCP
11 1 (0.85%) MCSA
11 1 (0.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) SLA
3 4 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.69%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (22.03%) Active Directory
3 15 (12.71%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.93%) qmail
4 7 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.24%) XenApp
5 5 (4.24%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.54%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.85%) vSphere
8 1 (0.85%) XenServer
8 1 (0.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (6.78%) Backup Exec
3 7 (5.93%) Nagios
3 7 (5.93%) Zenoss
3 7 (5.93%) yum
3 7 (5.93%) Puppet
3 7 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.08%) SCCM
4 6 (5.08%) SCOM
5 5 (4.24%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.54%) OpenView
6 3 (2.54%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 61 (51.69%) VMware
2 53 (44.92%) Cisco
3 37 (31.36%) Juniper
4 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
5 24 (20.34%) CheckPoint
6 22 (18.64%) Oracle
7 10 (8.47%) Symantec
8 8 (6.78%) Citrix
9 5 (4.24%) Websense
9 5 (4.24%) Veeam
9 5 (4.24%) F5
10 4 (3.39%) HP
11 3 (2.54%) BMC
11 3 (2.54%) IBM
11 3 (2.54%) Nokia
11 3 (2.54%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.69%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.69%) Aruba
12 2 (1.69%) Sophos
12 2 (1.69%) McAfee
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago