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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 68 58 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -38
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 6 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.88% 1.37% 15.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 8.70% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 48
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% -29.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+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
58 69 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.94% 15.79% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 98
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
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 29 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) VoIP
4 8 (38.10%) VPN
4 8 (38.10%) Project Management
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) WAN
6 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) CCIE
7 5 (23.81%) CCNP
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (19.05%) High Availability
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
8 4 (19.05%) NetApp
8 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (19.05%) Electronics
8 4 (19.05%) Workflow

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) VoIP
2 8 (38.10%) VPN
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 3 (14.29%) IPsec
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) PBX
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) WAAS
6 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) MSMQ
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
3 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) BCP
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CCIE
1 5 (23.81%) CCNP
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCDA
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
5 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Endeca
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) IronPort
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba
6 1 (4.76%) Nokia
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) BT
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) BMC