The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 45 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.75% 3.14% 11.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.03% 21.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 32
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 60 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.47% 14.49% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 64
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Hampshire

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 24 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) VPN
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
6 9 (31.03%) IIS
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle
6 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
6 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
6 9 (31.03%) Endeca
7 8 (27.59%) VoIP
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) Project Management
8 7 (24.14%) VMware
9 6 (20.69%) MSMQ
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.24%) WAN
10 5 (17.24%) LAN
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (13.79%) IPsec
11 4 (13.79%) Electronics
11 4 (13.79%) Workflow
11 4 (13.79%) NetApp
11 4 (13.79%) Red Hat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (31.03%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) VPN
2 8 (27.59%) VoIP
3 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) IPsec
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) BGP
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) MPLS
5 2 (6.90%) OSPF
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security
5 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.45%) WAAS
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (3.45%) PBX
6 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (13.79%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Military
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Administrator
2 9 (31.03%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.79%) Workflow
4 4 (13.79%) High Availability
4 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.45%) BCP
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCIE
2 3 (10.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Endeca
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) IronPort
6 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.45%) Aruba
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) BT
6 1 (3.45%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Sage
6 1 (3.45%) Nokia
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth Hospitals
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum + allowance for on-call duties
Posted: 18 hours ago