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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 32 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.82% 2.90% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.33% 20.69% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 5
Average salary £38,750 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,700 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,450 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
60 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.75% 14.01% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 56
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (64.58%) Windows
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (50.00%) CCNA
2 24 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 24 (50.00%) WAN
3 23 (47.92%) TCP/IP
4 22 (45.83%) LAN
4 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
5 21 (43.75%) DNS
6 19 (39.58%) VMware
7 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
8 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (33.33%) Cisco
8 16 (33.33%) DHCP
8 16 (33.33%) ITIL
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (31.25%) MS Office
9 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (29.17%) SharePoint
10 14 (29.17%) VoIP
10 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
11 13 (27.08%) Linux
11 13 (27.08%) Hyper-V
12 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 12 (25.00%) Telecoms

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 11 (22.92%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.33%) Lync
5 2 (4.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) WAN
2 23 (47.92%) TCP/IP
3 22 (45.83%) LAN
4 21 (43.75%) DNS
5 16 (33.33%) DHCP
6 14 (29.17%) VoIP
7 11 (22.92%) SMTP
8 10 (20.83%) FTP
8 10 (20.83%) HTTP
8 10 (20.83%) DMZ
8 10 (20.83%) X.400
8 10 (20.83%) Network Security
9 7 (14.58%) Wireless
10 6 (12.50%) VPN
11 5 (10.42%) SAN
11 5 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (6.25%) VLAN
12 3 (6.25%) Internet
12 3 (6.25%) SSL
13 2 (4.17%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) DataStax
General
1 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 2 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Security Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Telecoms Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) IT Operations Manager
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Project Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Junior
9 1 (2.08%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) CESG
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.08%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 14 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (4.17%) Line Management
4 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.17%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.17%) Migration
4 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.17%) Service Management
4 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) Ada
4 1 (2.08%) ANSI C
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) CCNA
1 24 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (22.92%) MCSE
6 10 (20.83%) MCP
6 10 (20.83%) CISSP
6 10 (20.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (18.75%) MCTS
7 9 (18.75%) MCITP
8 5 (10.42%) CCNP
9 1 (2.08%) MCSA
9 1 (2.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
1 1 (2.08%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (27.08%) Hyper-V
3 10 (20.83%) vSphere
4 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.17%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (39.58%) VMware
3 16 (33.33%) Cisco
4 11 (22.92%) SonicWALL
5 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (14.58%) Juniper
6 7 (14.58%) McAfee
6 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
6 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
6 7 (14.58%) F5
7 4 (8.33%) Aruba
7 4 (8.33%) ProCurve
7 4 (8.33%) Mitel
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.25%) Dell
8 3 (6.25%) Veeam
9 2 (4.17%) Intel
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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