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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 68 55 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -37
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 6 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.56% 1.50% 14.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.54% 9.09% 40.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 48
Average salary £30,000 £38,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% -30.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
57 66 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.58% 16.50% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 102
Average salary £38,250 £38,536 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.74% -29.93%
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 19 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) VPN
3 10 (47.62%) VoIP
4 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 7 (33.33%) WAN
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) NetApp
8 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (19.05%) CCIE
8 4 (19.05%) CCNP
8 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
8 4 (19.05%) Electronics
8 4 (19.05%) Workflow
8 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) VoIP
1 10 (47.62%) VPN
2 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (9.52%) VLAN
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
7 1 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) PBX
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Server Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) MSMQ
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
3 4 (19.05%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCIE
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCDA
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Endeca
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.76%) Aruba
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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