The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.53% 4.10% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 33.33% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 15
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £31,503
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% +1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,950 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 69 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.64% 12.30% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 105 60 82
Average salary £36,500 £29,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.72% -13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -13 16 £36,500 +46.00% 18
Taunton -9 1 £16,000 -45.76%
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (84.85%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
3 24 (72.73%) MS Exchange
4 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 16 (48.48%) VMware
6 14 (42.42%) Citrix
6 14 (42.42%) LAN
6 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
7 13 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (36.36%) SQL
8 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (36.36%) Finance
9 11 (33.33%) Linux
10 10 (30.30%) DNS
10 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
11 9 (27.27%) HP
11 9 (27.27%) DHCP
11 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
11 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
12 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
13 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
14 6 (18.18%) IIS
14 6 (18.18%) Cisco
14 6 (18.18%) SAN
14 6 (18.18%) Internet
14 6 (18.18%) Windows 8

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 13 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (18.18%) IIS
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.03%) nginx
6 1 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) LAN
2 10 (30.30%) DNS
3 9 (27.27%) DHCP
4 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
5 6 (18.18%) Internet
5 6 (18.18%) SAN
6 5 (15.15%) Intranet
6 5 (15.15%) WAN
6 5 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (12.12%) VLAN
7 4 (12.12%) Wireless
7 4 (12.12%) VPN
8 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.09%) VoIP
8 3 (9.09%) IPv4
8 3 (9.09%) IPv6
9 2 (6.06%) Network Security
10 1 (3.03%) TETRA
10 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Games
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (27.27%) Administrator
3 8 (24.24%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) IT Support
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Support Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) PDA
1 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) DTV
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (9.09%) Debian
9 2 (6.06%) Fedora
9 2 (6.06%) SUSE
9 2 (6.06%) AIX
9 2 (6.06%) CentOS
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (3.03%) UNIX
10 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
10 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) MCT
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.15%) XenServer
5 4 (12.12%) Terminal Services
6 3 (9.09%) MetaFrame
6 3 (9.09%) Xen
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.03%) vSphere
8 1 (3.03%) Varnish
8 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) MOM
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
1 1 (3.03%) Zenoss
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) VMware
3 14 (42.42%) Citrix
4 9 (27.27%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) Avaya
7 4 (12.12%) SAP
7 4 (12.12%) Apple
8 3 (9.09%) SonicWALL
8 3 (9.09%) Dell
8 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.06%) Oracle
9 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.06%) Veritas
10 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
10 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
10 1 (3.03%) Meru Networks
10 1 (3.03%) Siemens
10 1 (3.03%) Nortel
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