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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 64 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.99% 3.08% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.48% 22.54% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 18
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,002
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £47,750 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
91 71 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 12.08% 13.65% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 91 56 92
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £43,500 £50,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bath -7 8 £37,000 +13.84% 11
Frome - 3 £25,500 - 2
Yeovil -1 1 £27,500 -43.58% 1
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) MS Exchange
3 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
4 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 17 (53.13%) LAN
6 16 (50.00%) VMware
7 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
8 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (37.50%) DHCP
9 12 (37.50%) DNS
10 11 (34.38%) Citrix
10 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (34.38%) SQL
10 11 (34.38%) Finance
11 9 (28.13%) Linux
11 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
11 9 (28.13%) HP
11 9 (28.13%) SAN
11 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
12 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (25.00%) WAN
12 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (25.00%) VPN
12 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
12 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (21.88%) ITIL
14 6 (18.75%) Cisco
14 6 (18.75%) Internet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (81.25%) MS Exchange
2 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (18.75%) IIS
5 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) LAN
2 12 (37.50%) DHCP
2 12 (37.50%) DNS
3 9 (28.13%) SAN
4 8 (25.00%) WAN
4 8 (25.00%) VPN
5 6 (18.75%) Internet
5 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.63%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (15.63%) Intranet
6 5 (15.63%) Wireless
7 4 (12.50%) VLAN
8 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.38%) IPv4
8 3 (9.38%) IPv6
9 1 (3.13%) PBX
9 1 (3.13%) VoIP
9 1 (3.13%) LDAP
9 1 (3.13%) DASS2
9 1 (3.13%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) IT Support
2 8 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Support Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Open Source
1 3 (9.38%) PDA
2 2 (6.25%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) CCTV
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (28.13%) Linux
5 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
6 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.25%) SUSE
8 2 (6.25%) Debian
8 2 (6.25%) Fedora
8 2 (6.25%) CentOS
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.13%) AIX
9 1 (3.13%) UNIX
9 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
3 3 (9.38%) Python
3 3 (9.38%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.63%) XenServer
5 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (9.38%) MetaFrame
6 3 (9.38%) Xen
7 1 (3.13%) XenApp
7 1 (3.13%) vSphere
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Citrix
4 9 (28.13%) HP
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco
6 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.50%) Apple
8 3 (9.38%) SAP
8 3 (9.38%) Avaya
8 3 (9.38%) Juniper
8 3 (9.38%) Dell
8 3 (9.38%) SonicWALL
9 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.13%) Meru Networks
10 1 (3.13%) Oracle
10 1 (3.13%) Siemens
10 1 (3.13%) Veritas
10 1 (3.13%) Nortel
10 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
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