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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 65 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -37
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.02% 2.08% 5.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.76% 14.74% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 32
Average salary £26,000 £28,420 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.51% -31.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £20,200 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £46,571 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
66 95 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.74% 14.14% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 54 73 113
Average salary £35,000 £32,853 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.53% -17.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,050 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 9 £26,000 +15.55% 1
Taunton +7 2 - -
Ilminster - 1 £22,500 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
3 20 (58.82%) VPN
4 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 14 (41.18%) LAN
6 13 (38.24%) Cisco
6 13 (38.24%) Wireless
7 12 (35.29%) VMware
7 12 (35.29%) WAN
7 12 (35.29%) DNS
8 11 (32.35%) MS Office
8 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
9 9 (26.47%) DHCP
9 9 (26.47%) VoIP
9 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
9 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
10 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (23.53%) CCNA
11 7 (20.59%) Citrix
11 7 (20.59%) WLAN
11 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (20.59%) Office 365
11 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (17.65%) Memory Management
12 6 (17.65%) VLAN
12 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
12 6 (17.65%) MCSE
12 6 (17.65%) SAN
12 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (14.71%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
2 20 (58.82%) VPN
3 14 (41.18%) LAN
4 13 (38.24%) Wireless
5 12 (35.29%) WAN
5 12 (35.29%) DNS
6 9 (26.47%) VoIP
6 9 (26.47%) DHCP
7 7 (20.59%) WLAN
8 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
8 6 (17.65%) SAN
8 6 (17.65%) VLAN
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (14.71%) MPLS
10 4 (11.76%) SMTP
10 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
10 4 (11.76%) QSIG
10 4 (11.76%) Unified Communications
11 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (8.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) Support Technician
2 7 (20.59%) Help Desk Support
2 7 (20.59%) Help Desk Technician
2 7 (20.59%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 5 (14.71%) Network Team Leader
3 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Network Support
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support
5 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.94%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) HPUX
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Memory Management
2 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) Security Management
3 3 (8.82%) Information Security
3 3 (8.82%) SIEM
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
2 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) CCNA
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) CCSA
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.94%) HND
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) Postfix
3 2 (5.88%) Sendmail
3 2 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Nagios
1 2 (5.88%) Cacti
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) Cobbler
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) SmokePing
1 2 (5.88%) Icinga
1 2 (5.88%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) Juniper
5 5 (14.71%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) SonicWALL
6 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.76%) Siemens
7 3 (8.82%) Nokia
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) Brocade
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.94%) Veritas