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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 25 60 38
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.41% 2.15% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 21.74% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 10
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £22,200 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
55 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.52% 9.89% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 52
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 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 20 (54.05%) Cisco
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (45.95%) CCNA
3 16 (43.24%) Windows
3 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
4 15 (40.54%) WAN
4 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 13 (35.14%) LAN
5 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
6 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
6 12 (32.43%) VoIP
7 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
7 11 (29.73%) DNS
7 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
8 10 (27.03%) ITIL
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (24.32%) McAfee
10 8 (21.62%) CCNP
10 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
10 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.62%) VMware
10 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (18.92%) F5
11 7 (18.92%) Wireless
11 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
11 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (18.92%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (5.41%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) WAN
2 13 (35.14%) LAN
3 12 (32.43%) VoIP
4 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
4 11 (29.73%) DNS
5 7 (18.92%) Wireless
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (16.22%) DHCP
7 5 (13.51%) SAN
8 4 (10.81%) SMTP
8 4 (10.81%) VPN
9 3 (8.11%) SSL
9 3 (8.11%) X.400
9 3 (8.11%) VLAN
9 3 (8.11%) Network Security
9 3 (8.11%) FTP
9 3 (8.11%) HTTP
9 3 (8.11%) DMZ
9 3 (8.11%) Internet
9 3 (8.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support
5 2 (5.41%) Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Junior
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) CESG
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.11%) Information Security
3 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) SIEM
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.41%) B2B
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) Scrum
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) ANSI C
3 1 (2.70%) Ada
3 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (45.95%) CCNA
3 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
4 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
5 8 (21.62%) CCNP
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (16.22%) CISSP
8 4 (10.81%) MCP
8 4 (10.81%) MCSE
9 3 (8.11%) CCIE
9 3 (8.11%) CEH
9 3 (8.11%) MCTS
9 3 (8.11%) MCITP
9 3 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (5.41%) GPEN
10 2 (5.41%) Degree
10 2 (5.41%) CCDP
10 2 (5.41%) MCSA
10 2 (5.41%) GCIA
10 2 (5.41%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Nessus
1 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) McAfee
4 8 (21.62%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
5 7 (18.92%) Juniper
5 7 (18.92%) HP
5 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
5 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
5 7 (18.92%) F5
6 5 (13.51%) SonicWALL
7 4 (10.81%) Mitel
7 4 (10.81%) ProCurve
7 4 (10.81%) Aruba
8 3 (8.11%) Veeam
9 2 (5.41%) Splunk
9 2 (5.41%) Websense
9 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
9 2 (5.41%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) Symantec
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago