The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 53 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.32% 2.44% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 16.83% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 16
Average salary £23,000 £37,500 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.66% -17.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £26,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
84 101 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.93% 14.47% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 99
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Firewall
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Somerset region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Somerset

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Somerset

Firewall
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 9 - -
Bath +1 3 £23,000 -42.85% 6
Yeovil - 3 £34,000 - 1
Street +1 1 £45,000 +69.81%
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) VPN
3 22 (59.46%) DNS
4 20 (54.05%) DHCP
5 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
6 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
7 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
8 13 (35.14%) SAN
9 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
10 9 (24.32%) HP
10 9 (24.32%) MS Office
10 9 (24.32%) ITIL
10 9 (24.32%) Change Management
11 8 (21.62%) VMware
11 8 (21.62%) WAN
11 8 (21.62%) LAN
11 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
12 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (18.92%) Juniper
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco
12 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (16.22%) SonicWALL
13 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (16.22%) Apple
13 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
13 6 (16.22%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) VPN
2 22 (59.46%) DNS
3 20 (54.05%) DHCP
4 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
5 13 (35.14%) SAN
6 8 (21.62%) LAN
6 8 (21.62%) WAN
7 6 (16.22%) Wireless
8 4 (10.81%) Internet
9 3 (8.11%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (8.11%) LDAP
9 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.11%) FTP
10 2 (5.41%) HTTP
10 2 (5.41%) VoIP
10 2 (5.41%) IPsec
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (5.41%) Network Security
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) IT Support
2 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior IT Support
3 7 (18.92%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Help Desk Technician
4 6 (16.22%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 6 (16.22%) Support Technician
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Streaming Video
2 3 (8.11%) PDA
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.51%) Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
6 3 (8.11%) UNIX
6 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X Server
6 3 (8.11%) Android
6 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
1 9 (24.32%) Change Management
2 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
2 4 (10.81%) Information Security
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 3 (8.11%) Security Management
3 3 (8.11%) SIEM
3 3 (8.11%) Software Licensing
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CCNP
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCSA
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) MetaFrame
3 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.11%) Kerio MailServer
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
3 9 (24.32%) HP
4 8 (21.62%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) Juniper
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco
6 6 (16.22%) Apple
6 6 (16.22%) SonicWALL
7 5 (13.51%) Citrix
8 3 (8.11%) Avaya
8 3 (8.11%) Dell
8 3 (8.11%) SAP
8 3 (8.11%) ProCurve
8 3 (8.11%) Infor
8 3 (8.11%) Kerio
8 3 (8.11%) NEC
8 3 (8.11%) Mitel
9 2 (5.41%) Brocade
9 2 (5.41%) Nokia
10 1 (2.70%) Veritas
Somerset
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £20-25,000 + Bens
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