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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 40 63 39
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 34 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.53% 1.99% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.79% 16.48% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 10
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,200 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
95 91 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.45% 12.07% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 87 91 56
Average salary £42,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.06% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +24 21 £27,500 -25.67% 4
Street - 3 £47,500 -
Yeovil -12 2 £50,000 +81.81%
Clevedon - 2 £28,500 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) TCP/IP
2 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (47.17%) Cisco
4 24 (45.28%) VPN
5 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
7 20 (37.74%) WAN
7 20 (37.74%) VMware
8 19 (35.85%) LAN
9 18 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
11 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
12 15 (28.30%) DNS
13 14 (26.42%) DHCP
14 13 (24.53%) MCSE
14 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
14 13 (24.53%) Wireless
14 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (24.53%) Juniper
15 12 (22.64%) CCNA
15 12 (22.64%) MPLS
15 12 (22.64%) Linux
15 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
15 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (20.75%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (20.75%) SonicWALL
16 11 (20.75%) WLAN
17 10 (18.87%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.55%) Lync
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.89%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) TCP/IP
2 24 (45.28%) VPN
3 20 (37.74%) WAN
4 19 (35.85%) LAN
5 15 (28.30%) DNS
6 14 (26.42%) DHCP
7 13 (24.53%) Wireless
8 12 (22.64%) MPLS
9 11 (20.75%) WLAN
10 8 (15.09%) SAN
11 7 (13.21%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (13.21%) Network Security
12 5 (9.43%) IPv4
13 4 (7.55%) Internet
13 4 (7.55%) VLAN
14 3 (5.66%) iSCSI
14 3 (5.66%) OSPF
14 3 (5.66%) VoIP
14 3 (5.66%) SMTP
15 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) Informix
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Support Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Team Leader
3 11 (20.75%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (13.21%) IT Support
4 7 (13.21%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security Architect
6 5 (9.43%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Security Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Network Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Support Technician
8 3 (5.66%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) J2EE
1 1 (1.89%) EJB
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) JSP
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) XML
1 1 (1.89%) XSD
1 1 (1.89%) Flash
1 1 (1.89%) JMS
1 1 (1.89%) WSDL
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) Ajax
1 1 (1.89%) WCF
1 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 11 (20.75%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.77%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Handset
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (22.64%) Linux
6 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
7 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (11.32%) UNIX
9 2 (3.77%) HPUX
9 2 (3.77%) Solaris
9 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (9.43%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Process Management
2 5 (9.43%) Information Security
2 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
2 5 (9.43%) Release Management
2 5 (9.43%) Network Architecture
2 5 (9.43%) Line Management
3 4 (7.55%) Memory Management
3 4 (7.55%) Migration
4 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.66%) Project Management
4 3 (5.66%) Network Design
5 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.77%) CRM
5 2 (3.77%) ERP
5 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 2 (3.77%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) Perl
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Java
2 2 (3.77%) Ruby
2 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) C++
3 1 (1.89%) VBA
3 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (24.53%) MCSE
3 12 (22.64%) CCNA
4 5 (9.43%) CCDP
4 5 (9.43%) CCNP
5 4 (7.55%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) HND
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.66%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.77%) Postfix
5 2 (3.77%) Sendmail
5 2 (3.77%) NFS
6 1 (1.89%) StorNext
6 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Cacti
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Cobbler
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) SmokePing
1 2 (3.77%) Nagios
1 2 (3.77%) Icinga
1 2 (3.77%) Graphite
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
2 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Cisco
2 20 (37.74%) VMware
3 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
4 13 (24.53%) Juniper
5 11 (20.75%) SonicWALL
6 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.43%) HP
8 4 (7.55%) Veeam
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle
9 3 (5.66%) Citrix
10 2 (3.77%) Dell
10 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.77%) Siemens
10 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.77%) TARGIT
10 2 (3.77%) SAP
11 1 (1.89%) WorldPay
11 1 (1.89%) VeriFone
11 1 (1.89%) BEA
11 1 (1.89%) ATG
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