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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 46 65 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -33
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.40% 2.23% 5.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.65% 14.78% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 30
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £20,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
92 115 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 16.46% 15.05% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 75 97 87
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Bath +9 5 £35,000 +55.55% 2
Taunton +12 2 - -
Ilminster - 1 £22,500 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) VPN
3 20 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 20 (62.50%) LAN
4 18 (56.25%) WAN
4 18 (56.25%) Wireless
5 17 (53.13%) Cisco
6 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (40.63%) CCNA
8 12 (37.50%) WLAN
8 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (34.38%) MCSE
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (34.38%) VMware
10 10 (31.25%) Juniper
10 10 (31.25%) MPLS
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 10 (31.25%) SonicWALL
10 10 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (28.13%) DNS
11 9 (28.13%) VoIP
12 8 (25.00%) MS Office
13 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
13 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
13 6 (18.75%) Citrix
13 6 (18.75%) DHCP
13 6 (18.75%) Ethernet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) VPN
2 20 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 20 (62.50%) LAN
3 18 (56.25%) WAN
3 18 (56.25%) Wireless
4 12 (37.50%) WLAN
5 10 (31.25%) MPLS
6 9 (28.13%) DNS
6 9 (28.13%) VoIP
7 6 (18.75%) DHCP
7 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 6 (18.75%) SAN
7 6 (18.75%) VLAN
8 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (12.50%) SMTP
9 4 (12.50%) QSIG
9 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
9 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
10 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (9.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Team Leader
2 10 (31.25%) Network Team Leader
3 5 (15.63%) Support Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support
4 4 (12.50%) Help Desk Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (3.13%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) UNIX
5 2 (6.25%) HPUX
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Memory Management
2 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 2 (6.25%) Security Management
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) Ruby
2 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (40.63%) CCNA
2 11 (34.38%) MCSE
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) CCSA
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) HND
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) Postfix
3 2 (6.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nagios
1 2 (6.25%) Cacti
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.25%) SmokePing
1 2 (6.25%) Icinga
1 2 (6.25%) Graphite
1 2 (6.25%) Cobbler
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Juniper
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) SonicWALL
4 6 (18.75%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Siemens
7 3 (9.38%) Brocade
7 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Nokia
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
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