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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 41 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 67 36 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.35% 4.04% 5.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.90% 16.98% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59 35 34
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,250 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £45,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
210 212 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.91% 23.82% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 172 191 218
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,200 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 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 31 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 +18 27 £31,500 -20.25% 2
Gloucester -4 17 £27,000 -40.00% 4
Cirencester +9 9 £37,500 +19.04%
Tewkesbury -8 1 £40,000 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 117 (78.00%) Windows
2 88 (58.67%) Linux
3 82 (54.67%) VMware
4 68 (45.33%) Cisco
5 66 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (37.33%) MS Exchange
7 52 (34.67%) SQL
7 52 (34.67%) TCP/IP
8 51 (34.00%) Microsoft
9 50 (33.33%) VPN
10 47 (31.33%) Juniper
11 46 (30.67%) DNS
12 36 (24.00%) Perl
13 35 (23.33%) Python
13 35 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
14 33 (22.00%) Cyber Security
15 31 (20.67%) Active Directory
16 30 (20.00%) MySQL
17 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
18 27 (18.00%) Finance
18 27 (18.00%) CCNA
18 27 (18.00%) Degree
19 25 (16.67%) PowerShell
19 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
19 25 (16.67%) SAN
19 25 (16.67%) CheckPoint
19 25 (16.67%) LDAP
19 25 (16.67%) SMTP
20 24 (16.00%) MS Office
20 24 (16.00%) Aerospace

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 56 (37.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.00%) IIS
3 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.67%) Apache
6 8 (5.33%) Lync
7 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.67%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.67%) nginx
8 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (16.00%) MS Office
2 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (34.67%) TCP/IP
2 50 (33.33%) VPN
3 46 (30.67%) DNS
4 25 (16.67%) SAN
4 25 (16.67%) LDAP
4 25 (16.67%) SMTP
5 23 (15.33%) HTTP
6 22 (14.67%) WAN
6 22 (14.67%) MPLS
7 21 (14.00%) DHCP
8 20 (13.33%) Internet
9 18 (12.00%) FTP
9 18 (12.00%) Network Security
10 17 (11.33%) Telnet
10 17 (11.33%) LAN
10 17 (11.33%) SSL
11 11 (7.33%) Wireless
11 11 (7.33%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (6.67%) VLAN
13 9 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.00%) MySQL
2 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (5.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (5.33%) ClearQuest
1 8 (5.33%) MSI
1 8 (5.33%) InstallShield
1 8 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.67%) Hudson
2 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.67%) Subversion
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (18.00%) Finance
2 24 (16.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.33%) Electronics
4 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (19.33%) Network Engineer
2 23 (15.33%) Analyst
2 23 (15.33%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.00%) Consultant
3 18 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (12.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 17 (11.33%) Lead Network Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (6.00%) Principal Consultant
7 9 (6.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 8 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Help Desk Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.00%) .NET
2 4 (2.67%) JSP
2 4 (2.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) Clustering
2 10 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.33%) CMDB
3 8 (5.33%) Open Source
4 7 (4.67%) PDA
5 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.67%) RMADS
6 4 (2.67%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.33%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.33%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.67%) Statistics
9 1 (0.67%) PKI
9 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 117 (78.00%) Windows
2 88 (58.67%) Linux
3 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.67%) Solaris
6 14 (9.33%) UNIX
7 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.67%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.00%) CentOS
10 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.33%) AIX
12 1 (0.67%) Debian
12 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.00%) Cyber Security
2 22 (14.67%) ITIL
2 22 (14.67%) Information Security
3 17 (11.33%) Incident Management
3 17 (11.33%) Load Balancing
4 14 (9.33%) Configuration Management
5 13 (8.67%) Network Architecture
6 10 (6.67%) Change Management
6 10 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (5.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (4.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.67%) TDD
8 7 (4.67%) Software Deployment
9 5 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.33%) Business Continuity
10 4 (2.67%) Network Design
10 4 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.67%) SQL
2 36 (24.00%) Perl
3 35 (23.33%) Python
4 25 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 14 (9.33%) PHP
6 10 (6.67%) Java
7 9 (6.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.67%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (18.00%) CCNA
2 27 (18.00%) Degree
3 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (11.33%) SC Cleared
6 15 (10.00%) MCSE
7 14 (9.33%) DV Cleared
8 11 (7.33%) CCNP
9 9 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (5.33%) CCA
10 8 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.67%) CISSP
12 3 (2.00%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.67%) CCIP
14 1 (0.67%) JNCIP
14 1 (0.67%) MCTS
14 1 (0.67%) MCITP
14 1 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.67%) QA
3 4 (2.67%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (20.67%) Active Directory
3 24 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.67%) XenApp
4 10 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 10 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (6.00%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.33%) vSphere
7 7 (4.67%) qmail
8 3 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.33%) XenServer
10 1 (0.67%) iptables
10 1 (0.67%) Samba
10 1 (0.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (9.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 14 (9.33%) Backup Exec
2 12 (8.00%) SCCM
2 12 (8.00%) SCOM
3 10 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 8 (5.33%) Puppet
5 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.67%) yum
5 7 (4.67%) Nagios
5 7 (4.67%) Zenoss
6 5 (3.33%) vMotion
7 2 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.67%) OpenView
8 1 (0.67%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (54.67%) VMware
2 68 (45.33%) Cisco
3 51 (34.00%) Microsoft
4 47 (31.33%) Juniper
5 25 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 23 (15.33%) Oracle
7 22 (14.67%) Citrix
8 17 (11.33%) Symantec
9 10 (6.67%) Websense
9 10 (6.67%) Veeam
10 9 (6.00%) F5
11 8 (5.33%) HP
12 5 (3.33%) Apple
13 4 (2.67%) Nokia
13 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.67%) Sophos
14 2 (1.33%) Brocade
14 2 (1.33%) NetApp
14 2 (1.33%) McAfee
14 2 (1.33%) Dell
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