The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 31 61 47
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.91% 3.06% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.10% 24.56% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 11
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Firewall
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 57 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.32% 12.45% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 62
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Firewall
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 23 (54.76%) Windows
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) WAN
3 21 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (47.62%) LAN
5 19 (45.24%) CCNA
6 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
7 17 (40.48%) Cisco
8 16 (38.10%) DNS
9 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
9 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (35.71%) VMware
10 14 (33.33%) VoIP
10 14 (33.33%) ITIL
10 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
12 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
12 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (28.57%) MS Office
12 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
13 11 (26.19%) DHCP
13 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
14 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
15 9 (21.43%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
4 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (19.05%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (9.52%) Lync
7 2 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) WAN
2 20 (47.62%) LAN
3 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 16 (38.10%) DNS
5 14 (33.33%) VoIP
6 11 (26.19%) DHCP
7 7 (16.67%) SMTP
7 7 (16.67%) Wireless
8 6 (14.29%) X.400
8 6 (14.29%) Network Security
8 6 (14.29%) FTP
8 6 (14.29%) HTTP
8 6 (14.29%) DMZ
9 5 (11.90%) VPN
9 5 (11.90%) SAN
9 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (7.14%) VLAN
10 3 (7.14%) SSL
10 3 (7.14%) Internet
11 2 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) DataStax
General
1 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Designer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) Designer
7 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Security Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) CESG
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (4.76%) Line Management
4 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.76%) B2B
4 2 (4.76%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) VBScript
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) ANSI C
3 1 (2.38%) Ada
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (45.24%) CCNA
3 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (19.05%) MCP
5 8 (19.05%) MCSE
6 7 (16.67%) CCNP
6 7 (16.67%) MCTS
6 7 (16.67%) MCITP
7 6 (14.29%) CISSP
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.76%) CCDP
8 2 (4.76%) CCIE
9 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.76%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) Cisco
3 15 (35.71%) VMware
4 9 (21.43%) SonicWALL
5 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 7 (16.67%) McAfee
6 7 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 7 (16.67%) Juniper
6 7 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 7 (16.67%) F5
7 4 (9.52%) Aruba
7 4 (9.52%) ProCurve
7 4 (9.52%) Mitel
8 3 (7.14%) Veeam
9 2 (4.76%) Dell
9 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle
10 1 (2.38%) Intel
10 1 (2.38%) Citrix
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