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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 56 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 44 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.65% 2.95% 4.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.45% 13.50% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 24
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
196 200 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.72% 21.83% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 166 150 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 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 July 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 +10 24 £37,500 +0.67% 1
Gloucester -2 12 £27,000 -49.76%
Cirencester 0 4 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (66.36%) Windows
2 50 (46.73%) VMware
2 50 (46.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (44.86%) Cisco
4 46 (42.99%) Linux
5 45 (42.06%) Microsoft
6 43 (40.19%) MS Exchange
7 38 (35.51%) DNS
8 32 (29.91%) Juniper
9 30 (28.04%) MPLS
10 27 (25.23%) LAN
11 26 (24.30%) TCP/IP
11 26 (24.30%) VPN
12 23 (21.50%) Citrix
13 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (18.69%) WAN
15 20 (18.69%) MS Excel
15 20 (18.69%) SQL
16 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
16 19 (17.76%) MS Office
16 19 (17.76%) CCNA
17 18 (16.82%) Incident Management
18 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
18 17 (15.89%) Finance
19 16 (14.95%) SMTP
19 16 (14.95%) PHP
19 16 (14.95%) Security Cleared
19 16 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (14.02%) vSphere

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (40.19%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (14.02%) IIS
4 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (5.61%) Apache
7 5 (4.67%) Lync
8 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.87%) Documentum
10 1 (0.93%) SAS
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (18.69%) MS Excel
2 19 (17.76%) MS Office
3 10 (9.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) SaaS
2 2 (1.87%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (35.51%) DNS
2 30 (28.04%) MPLS
3 27 (25.23%) LAN
4 26 (24.30%) TCP/IP
4 26 (24.30%) VPN
5 20 (18.69%) WAN
6 16 (14.95%) SMTP
7 15 (14.02%) SAN
7 15 (14.02%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (12.15%) Network Security
8 13 (12.15%) BGP
9 12 (11.21%) EIGRP
10 9 (8.41%) Internet
10 9 (8.41%) Wireless
11 8 (7.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (6.54%) VLAN
12 7 (6.54%) DHCP
12 7 (6.54%) VoIP
12 7 (6.54%) HTTP
13 5 (4.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) MySQL
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (2.80%) ClearQuest
1 3 (2.80%) MSI
1 3 (2.80%) InstallShield
1 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (15.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.87%) Advertising
3 2 (1.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.23%) Analyst
1 27 (25.23%) Support Engineer
2 15 (14.02%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (11.21%) Network Analyst
3 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) Senior Network Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Administrator
6 7 (6.54%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Field Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.67%) Help Desk Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Security Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.80%) Tester
9 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) .NET
2 4 (3.74%) HTML
3 2 (1.87%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Clustering
2 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.74%) PDA
4 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.80%) CMDB
4 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.87%) RMADS
6 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 71 (66.36%) Windows
2 46 (42.99%) Linux
3 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (14.02%) UNIX
5 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (9.35%) Mac OS X
7 7 (6.54%) Solaris
8 5 (4.67%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.80%) CentOS
9 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) Incident Management
2 13 (12.15%) Load Balancing
3 11 (10.28%) Change Management
4 10 (9.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (8.41%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (6.54%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (5.61%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (5.61%) Cyber Security
7 6 (5.61%) Project Management
8 5 (4.67%) ITIL
8 5 (4.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.74%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.74%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.74%) Information Security
9 4 (3.74%) SIEM
10 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.80%) Network Design
10 3 (2.80%) Service Management
10 3 (2.80%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.69%) SQL
2 16 (14.95%) PHP
3 10 (9.35%) Python
4 7 (6.54%) Java
5 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.80%) Perl
7 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.87%) Ruby
7 2 (1.87%) VBScript
8 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (17.76%) CCNA
3 16 (14.95%) Security Cleared
4 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
4 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (10.28%) MCSE
6 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.67%) CISSP
6 5 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.74%) Degree
7 4 (3.74%) CCA
7 4 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.80%) CCNP
8 3 (2.80%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.87%) GCIH
9 2 (1.87%) GIAC
10 1 (0.93%) GCIA
10 1 (0.93%) GSEC
10 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) SLA
2 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.87%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (46.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
3 15 (14.02%) Hyper-V
3 15 (14.02%) vSphere
4 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.67%) XenApp
6 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.74%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.74%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.87%) Snort
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.93%) Postfix
8 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (13.08%) SCCM
2 13 (12.15%) Backup Exec
3 11 (10.28%) SCOM
4 5 (4.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.74%) vMotion
5 4 (3.74%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 50 (46.73%) VMware
2 48 (44.86%) Cisco
3 45 (42.06%) Microsoft
4 32 (29.91%) Juniper
5 23 (21.50%) Citrix
6 12 (11.21%) Nokia
6 12 (11.21%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.48%) Symantec
8 6 (5.61%) Veeam
9 5 (4.67%) Apple
9 5 (4.67%) Oracle
9 5 (4.67%) HP
9 5 (4.67%) Websense
10 4 (3.74%) F5
10 4 (3.74%) Sophos
11 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.80%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.87%) LogLogic
12 2 (1.87%) LogRhythm
12 2 (1.87%) Dell
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester
CPS Group
Salary: £28k per year + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 16 days ago