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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 50 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 60 29 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.29% 3.17% 6.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.03% 13.81% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 53 28 43
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,900 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,900 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
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
222 210 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.58% 22.95% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 182 185 245
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +17 23 £30,750 -23.12% 6
Gloucester -8 14 £29,750 -37.69% 1
Cirencester - 11 £37,500 - 1
Tewkesbury -7 1 £40,000 +30.08%
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 105 (78.95%) Windows
2 74 (55.64%) VMware
3 71 (53.38%) Linux
4 63 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 57 (42.86%) Cisco
6 54 (40.60%) MS Exchange
7 46 (34.59%) SQL
8 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
9 44 (33.08%) VPN
10 43 (32.33%) TCP/IP
11 42 (31.58%) Juniper
12 40 (30.08%) DNS
13 31 (23.31%) Perl
14 30 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (21.05%) SQL Server
15 28 (21.05%) Python
16 27 (20.30%) MySQL
16 27 (20.30%) Active Directory
17 25 (18.80%) CCNA
17 25 (18.80%) Finance
18 24 (18.05%) MS Office
19 23 (17.29%) Citrix
19 23 (17.29%) SAN
19 23 (17.29%) Hyper-V
19 23 (17.29%) Degree
19 23 (17.29%) Cyber Security
20 22 (16.54%) MPLS
21 21 (15.79%) LDAP
21 21 (15.79%) MS Excel
21 21 (15.79%) PowerShell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 54 (40.60%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.29%) IIS
3 15 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (8.27%) Apache
6 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (6.02%) Lync
8 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.75%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.75%) nginx
9 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (18.05%) MS Office
2 21 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (33.08%) VPN
2 43 (32.33%) TCP/IP
3 40 (30.08%) DNS
4 23 (17.29%) SAN
5 22 (16.54%) MPLS
6 21 (15.79%) LDAP
7 20 (15.04%) SMTP
8 19 (14.29%) WAN
9 17 (12.78%) HTTP
9 17 (12.78%) Internet
10 16 (12.03%) DHCP
11 14 (10.53%) FTP
12 13 (9.77%) LAN
12 13 (9.77%) SSL
12 13 (9.77%) Telnet
13 11 (8.27%) Wireless
13 11 (8.27%) VLAN
13 11 (8.27%) Network Security
14 10 (7.52%) SNMP
14 10 (7.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 27 (20.30%) MySQL
3 8 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Visual Studio
1 8 (6.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (6.02%) ClearQuest
1 8 (6.02%) MSI
1 8 (6.02%) InstallShield
1 8 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.75%) Hudson
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (18.80%) Finance
2 18 (13.53%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.54%) Network Engineer
3 19 (14.29%) Analyst
4 16 (12.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Consultant
5 14 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 13 (9.77%) Lead Network Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Help Desk Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Principal Consultant
8 7 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (4.51%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (3.76%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) .NET
2 4 (3.01%) JSP
2 4 (3.01%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Clustering
2 10 (7.52%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.02%) CMDB
4 7 (5.26%) PDA
4 7 (5.26%) Open Source
5 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.01%) RMADS
6 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.50%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 105 (78.95%) Windows
2 71 (53.38%) Linux
3 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.02%) Solaris
6 11 (8.27%) UNIX
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.76%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.01%) CentOS
10 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.75%) Debian
12 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.29%) Cyber Security
2 20 (15.04%) ITIL
3 19 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 18 (13.53%) Load Balancing
5 17 (12.78%) Information Security
6 13 (9.77%) Configuration Management
7 11 (8.27%) Network Architecture
8 10 (7.52%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (6.77%) Change Management
10 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.26%) TDD
10 7 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.26%) Software Deployment
11 5 (3.76%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.76%) Malware Analysis
11 5 (3.76%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.76%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (3.01%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (3.01%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.59%) SQL
2 31 (23.31%) Perl
3 28 (21.05%) Python
4 21 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.02%) PHP
6 10 (7.52%) Java
7 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.26%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.50%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (18.80%) CCNA
3 23 (17.29%) Degree
4 19 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 18 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (12.03%) MCSE
7 13 (9.77%) SC Cleared
8 11 (8.27%) DV Cleared
9 10 (7.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (6.02%) CCNP
10 8 (6.02%) CCA
10 8 (6.02%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (3.01%) CISSP
12 3 (2.26%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.75%) JNCIP
14 1 (0.75%) MCTS
14 1 (0.75%) MCITP
14 1 (0.75%) MCP
14 1 (0.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.51%) QA
3 4 (3.01%) JSP 440
3 4 (3.01%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (20.30%) Active Directory
3 23 (17.29%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.27%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (7.52%) XenApp
5 10 (7.52%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.77%) vSphere
6 9 (6.77%) VMware ESX
7 7 (5.26%) qmail
8 3 (2.26%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.50%) XenServer
10 1 (0.75%) iptables
10 1 (0.75%) Samba
10 1 (0.75%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (13.53%) Backup Exec
2 13 (9.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (9.02%) SCCM
3 12 (9.02%) SCOM
4 10 (7.52%) SCVMM
5 8 (6.02%) Puppet
6 7 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.26%) yum
6 7 (5.26%) Nagios
6 7 (5.26%) Zenoss
7 5 (3.76%) vMotion
8 3 (2.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.75%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (55.64%) VMware
2 57 (42.86%) Cisco
3 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
4 42 (31.58%) Juniper
5 23 (17.29%) Citrix
6 19 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 18 (13.53%) Oracle
8 15 (11.28%) Symantec
9 11 (8.27%) Veeam
10 10 (7.52%) Websense
11 9 (6.77%) F5
12 8 (6.02%) HP
13 5 (3.76%) Apple
13 5 (3.76%) Sophos
14 4 (3.01%) Nokia
14 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.50%) Dell
15 2 (1.50%) NetApp
15 2 (1.50%) Brocade
16 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Aviation
Salary: Competitive salary + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cirencester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to 25k + Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago