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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 35 54 25
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.04% 3.36% 7.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 24.07% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 14
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +34.37%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
45 54 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.10% 13.95% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 50 59
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £44,550 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) DNS
3 34 (87.18%) TCP/IP
4 33 (84.62%) Microsoft
5 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
6 28 (71.79%) Dell
6 28 (71.79%) IIS
7 25 (64.10%) SAN
7 25 (64.10%) Load Balancing
8 24 (61.54%) Google
8 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (56.41%) Internet
10 20 (51.28%) Web Services
10 20 (51.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (48.72%) High Availability
11 19 (48.72%) DevOps
12 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (35.90%) Cisco
14 13 (33.33%) Linux
14 13 (33.33%) VMware
15 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
16 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (28.21%) CCNA
17 10 (25.64%) DHCP
18 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (23.08%) SMTP
18 9 (23.08%) HTTP
18 9 (23.08%) Windows Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 28 (71.79%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (51.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (89.74%) DNS
2 34 (87.18%) TCP/IP
3 25 (64.10%) SAN
4 22 (56.41%) Internet
5 10 (25.64%) DHCP
6 9 (23.08%) HTTP
6 9 (23.08%) SMTP
7 7 (17.95%) LAN
7 7 (17.95%) WAN
8 5 (12.82%) HTTPS
8 5 (12.82%) Network Security
9 4 (10.26%) DMZ
9 4 (10.26%) FTP
9 4 (10.26%) X.400
10 2 (5.13%) Wireless
11 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (2.56%) VoIP
11 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (5.13%) Big Data
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.13%) Redis
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Front Office
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Administrator
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) IT Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.26%) IT Manager
5 4 (10.26%) IT Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) CESG
3 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 38 (97.44%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Debian
4 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Load Balancing
2 19 (48.72%) DevOps
2 19 (48.72%) High Availability
3 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.13%) Web Filtering
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.56%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) CCNA
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) MCSE
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.38%) RHCE
4 4 (10.26%) CISSP
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) MCTS
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) Docker
4 2 (5.13%) LXC
4 2 (5.13%) VirtualBox
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 28 (71.79%) Dell
3 24 (61.54%) Google
4 14 (35.90%) Cisco
5 13 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.26%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) IronPort
8 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.56%) Veeam
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