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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 36 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.07% 4.46% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.42% 21.25% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 1
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +93.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
59 80 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.93% 21.00% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 56 65 18
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (34.48%) CCNA
7 9 (31.03%) HP
7 9 (31.03%) VoIP
7 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (27.59%) CCNP
8 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
8 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 7 (24.14%) SQL
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) VMware
9 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
9 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) SAN
10 6 (20.69%) McAfee
10 6 (20.69%) MCSE
10 6 (20.69%) WAN
10 6 (20.69%) LAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) Lync
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) VoIP
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) LAN
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (17.24%) DHCP
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) Wireless
6 3 (10.34%) MPLS
6 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
7 2 (6.90%) ADSL2+
7 2 (6.90%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (6.90%) OSPF
7 2 (6.90%) BGP-4
7 2 (6.90%) SS7
7 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.45%) SMTP
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) Ethereal
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Design Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) IT Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
6 4 (13.79%) Linux
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
2 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (6.90%) SIEM
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Information Security
3 2 (6.90%) B2B
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (34.48%) CCNA
5 8 (27.59%) CCNP
6 6 (20.69%) MCSE
7 5 (17.24%) CISSP
7 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) CEH
8 3 (10.34%) CCIE
9 2 (6.90%) MCSA
9 2 (6.90%) CCDP
9 2 (6.90%) Degree
9 2 (6.90%) GCIA
9 2 (6.90%) GCIH
9 2 (6.90%) GPEN
10 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 3 (10.34%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nessus
1 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) HP
4 8 (27.59%) Citrix
5 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
5 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) McAfee
7 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
7 4 (13.79%) Mitel
7 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
7 4 (13.79%) Juniper
7 4 (13.79%) ProCurve
7 4 (13.79%) Aruba
7 4 (13.79%) F5
8 2 (6.90%) Splunk
8 2 (6.90%) Symantec
8 2 (6.90%) Dell
8 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
8 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
8 2 (6.90%) Websense
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth Hospitals
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago