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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 53 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.54% 7.22% 4.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.79% 33.33% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 13
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £35,250 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
47 60 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.90% 21.66% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 42 53 42
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 8
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 8 (34.78%) Citrix
7 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
7 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (26.09%) HP
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) MCSE
8 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 5 (21.74%) VoIP
9 5 (21.74%) WAN
9 5 (21.74%) DHCP
9 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
9 5 (21.74%) CISSP
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (21.74%) Clustering
9 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (21.74%) VoIP
4 5 (21.74%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) DHCP
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
5 4 (17.39%) SSL
6 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
7 2 (8.70%) SAN
8 1 (4.35%) LAN
8 1 (4.35%) MPLS
8 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
8 1 (4.35%) Ethereal
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Security Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) IT Security Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Technician
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 8
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Vista
7 2 (8.70%) UNIX
8 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
1 5 (21.74%) Change Management
1 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
1 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
3 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) MCSE
4 5 (21.74%) CISSP
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) CEH
5 4 (17.39%) CCNA
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 2 (8.70%) GPEN
7 2 (8.70%) GCIA
7 2 (8.70%) GCIH
7 2 (8.70%) CCIE
7 2 (8.70%) CCNP
8 1 (4.35%) CCDA
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.35%) MCSA
8 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (8.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) McAfee
7 2 (8.70%) Splunk
7 2 (8.70%) Sourcefire
7 2 (8.70%) Websense
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Juniper
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.35%) Mitel
8 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
8 1 (4.35%) Aruba
8 1 (4.35%) F5
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago