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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 38 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 66 42 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.50% 4.68% 6.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.04% 20.59% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 41
Average salary £35,500 £39,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.12% -5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,100 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
206 204 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.28% 22.74% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 166 181 202
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +6 23 £33,000 +0.76% 6
Gloucester +8 20 £27,000 -35.71% 1
Cirencester +5 8 £38,750 +12.31%
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 107 (78.68%) Windows
2 84 (61.76%) Linux
3 69 (50.74%) VMware
4 61 (44.85%) Cisco
5 53 (38.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 51 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 50 (36.76%) MS Exchange
8 49 (36.03%) SQL
9 47 (34.56%) VPN
10 44 (32.35%) DNS
10 44 (32.35%) Microsoft
10 44 (32.35%) Juniper
11 37 (27.21%) Python
12 36 (26.47%) Perl
13 35 (25.74%) Cyber Security
14 32 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
15 31 (22.79%) Active Directory
16 29 (21.32%) MySQL
17 27 (19.85%) Degree
18 26 (19.12%) Aerospace
18 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
18 26 (19.12%) SMTP
19 25 (18.38%) HTTP
19 25 (18.38%) Oracle
19 25 (18.38%) LDAP
19 25 (18.38%) PowerShell
20 24 (17.65%) Security Cleared
20 24 (17.65%) CCNA
21 22 (16.18%) ITIL
21 22 (16.18%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 50 (36.76%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.29%) IIS
3 12 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.62%) Apache
4 9 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.41%) Lync
7 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.74%) nginx
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (13.24%) MS Office
1 18 (13.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 47 (34.56%) VPN
3 44 (32.35%) DNS
4 26 (19.12%) SMTP
5 25 (18.38%) LDAP
5 25 (18.38%) HTTP
6 22 (16.18%) Internet
7 20 (14.71%) MPLS
7 20 (14.71%) DHCP
8 18 (13.24%) FTP
8 18 (13.24%) SAN
8 18 (13.24%) Network Security
9 17 (12.50%) Telnet
9 17 (12.50%) SSL
10 16 (11.76%) WAN
11 11 (8.09%) LAN
11 11 (8.09%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (5.88%) Wireless
12 8 (5.88%) VLAN
12 8 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.32%) MySQL
2 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio
1 5 (3.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (3.68%) ClearQuest
1 5 (3.68%) MSI
1 5 (3.68%) InstallShield
1 5 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.74%) Hudson
2 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) Subversion
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (19.12%) Aerospace
2 22 (16.18%) Finance
3 5 (3.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.71%) Analyst
3 18 (13.24%) Consultant
3 18 (13.24%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 17 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 15 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (9.56%) Architect
7 10 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (6.62%) Principal Consultant
8 9 (6.62%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (6.62%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 7 (5.15%) Security Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Developer
10 6 (4.41%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) Help Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) .NET
2 4 (2.94%) JSP
2 4 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Clustering
2 8 (5.88%) Open Source
3 7 (5.15%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.68%) CMDB
5 5 (3.68%) PDA
6 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.94%) RMADS
6 4 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.47%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.47%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) Statistics
8 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 107 (78.68%) Windows
2 84 (61.76%) Linux
3 20 (14.71%) Solaris
4 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.35%) UNIX
7 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.68%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.94%) AIX
9 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.47%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.74%) Debian
11 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.74%) Cyber Security
2 22 (16.18%) ITIL
2 22 (16.18%) Information Security
3 14 (10.29%) Incident Management
4 13 (9.56%) Load Balancing
4 13 (9.56%) Network Architecture
5 11 (8.09%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.35%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (6.62%) Change Management
7 9 (6.62%) Unit Testing
8 7 (5.15%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.15%) TDD
8 7 (5.15%) Software Deployment
8 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.68%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.94%) Network Design
11 4 (2.94%) Validation
11 4 (2.94%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.03%) SQL
2 37 (27.21%) Python
3 36 (26.47%) Perl
4 25 (18.38%) PowerShell
5 15 (11.03%) PHP
6 9 (6.62%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.15%) Java
7 7 (5.15%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (19.85%) Degree
3 24 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 24 (17.65%) CCNA
4 17 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.56%) DV Cleared
6 12 (8.82%) CCNP
7 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.15%) MCSE
9 6 (4.41%) CCA
9 6 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.68%) CISSP
10 5 (3.68%) VCP4
11 3 (2.21%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.74%) GIAC
13 1 (0.74%) GCIH
13 1 (0.74%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 53 (38.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (22.79%) Active Directory
3 20 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.88%) XenApp
4 8 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.15%) qmail
5 7 (5.15%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.68%) vSphere
7 3 (2.21%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.47%) XenServer
9 1 (0.74%) Snort
9 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.74%) Samba
9 1 (0.74%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (7.35%) Backup Exec
2 10 (7.35%) SCCM
2 10 (7.35%) SCOM
3 8 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 8 (5.88%) Puppet
4 7 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.15%) yum
4 7 (5.15%) Nagios
4 7 (5.15%) Zenoss
5 3 (2.21%) OpenView
5 3 (2.21%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (50.74%) VMware
2 61 (44.85%) Cisco
3 44 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 44 (32.35%) Juniper
4 25 (18.38%) Oracle
5 22 (16.18%) CheckPoint
6 14 (10.29%) Symantec
7 13 (9.56%) Citrix
8 9 (6.62%) F5
9 8 (5.88%) Websense
9 8 (5.88%) Veeam
9 8 (5.88%) HP
10 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.68%) Apple
11 3 (2.21%) IBM
11 3 (2.21%) BMC
11 3 (2.21%) Sophos
12 2 (1.47%) Brocade
12 2 (1.47%) NetApp
12 2 (1.47%) Dell
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