The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / South West
Rank 74 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 192 267 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.88% 4.79% 5.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.56% 26.54% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 151 249 273
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
815 1006 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.45% 18.04% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 651 882 831
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,862 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Firewall
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the South West region.

Firewall Salary Trend in the South West

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the South West

Firewall
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 64 £38,500 -9.41% 19
Wiltshire +4 53 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Gloucestershire -28 46 £44,500 +4.70% 2
Devon +10 16 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Somerset -3 7 £34,750 +8.59% 1
Dorset -5 5 £27,500 -3.50%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 277 (53.37%) Windows
2 231 (44.51%) Cisco
3 199 (38.34%) Cisco Certification
4 189 (36.42%) VMware
5 187 (36.03%) Microsoft
6 165 (31.79%) Linux
7 164 (31.60%) ITIL
8 163 (31.41%) Active Directory
8 163 (31.41%) CCNA
9 159 (30.64%) TCP/IP
10 139 (26.78%) WAN
11 134 (25.82%) Security Cleared
12 128 (24.66%) MS Exchange
13 124 (23.89%) LAN
14 117 (22.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 115 (22.16%) Windows Server
16 106 (20.42%) DNS
17 103 (19.85%) VPN
18 100 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 94 (18.11%) Network Security
19 94 (18.11%) MCSE
20 89 (17.15%) MS Excel
21 87 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
22 85 (16.38%) Cisco ASA
23 84 (16.18%) DHCP
24 82 (15.80%) SQL Server
25 79 (15.22%) CheckPoint
26 77 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2010
27 76 (14.64%) Windows Server 2003
28 73 (14.07%) SC Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 128 (24.66%) MS Exchange
2 77 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (7.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (4.62%) IIS
6 17 (3.28%) Apache Pig
7 11 (2.12%) Apache
7 11 (2.12%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.12%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.93%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.73%) CloudStack
10 8 (1.54%) JBoss
10 8 (1.54%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.54%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 89 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.47%) MS Office
3 10 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.58%) Maximo
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.79%) Office 365
2 24 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.54%) IaaS
3 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.58%) PaaS
4 3 (0.58%) SaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Route 53
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 159 (30.64%) TCP/IP
2 139 (26.78%) WAN
3 124 (23.89%) LAN
4 106 (20.42%) DNS
5 103 (19.85%) VPN
6 94 (18.11%) Network Security
7 85 (16.38%) Cisco ASA
8 84 (16.18%) DHCP
9 64 (12.33%) VLAN
10 54 (10.40%) SAN
11 53 (10.21%) Wireless
12 47 (9.06%) HTTP
13 46 (8.86%) SMTP
14 44 (8.48%) MPLS
15 38 (7.32%) Internet
16 34 (6.55%) FTP
16 34 (6.55%) VoIP
17 33 (6.36%) Cisco Nexus
18 32 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
18 32 (6.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.05%) MySQL
3 20 (3.85%) Big Data
4 17 (3.28%) Apache Hive
4 17 (3.28%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.58%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.58%) GIS
8 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.19%) Redis
9 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.19%) Riak
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (3.47%) JIRA
2 17 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.12%) Redmine
4 9 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.73%) Subversion
4 9 (1.73%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.35%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.35%) CodeSonar
5 7 (1.35%) git-flow
5 7 (1.35%) Robot Framework
5 7 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (11.18%) Finance
2 35 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.43%) Games
4 13 (2.50%) Retail
5 12 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.93%) Marketing
7 8 (1.54%) Electronics
8 5 (0.96%) Advertising
8 5 (0.96%) Military
9 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (25.24%) Network Engineer
2 79 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 56 (10.79%) Analyst
4 41 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (7.71%) Administrator
6 38 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 37 (7.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 35 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 35 (6.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 34 (6.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 34 (6.55%) Systems Administrator
10 31 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 31 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
11 29 (5.59%) Security Engineer
12 26 (5.01%) Platform Engineer
13 25 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
15 23 (4.43%) Network Security Engineer
16 22 (4.24%) Windows Engineer
17 19 (3.66%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.66%) .NET
2 17 (3.28%) Java EE
2 17 (3.28%) STL
3 16 (3.08%) LAMP
4 10 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (1.93%) SOAP
5 9 (1.73%) HTML
6 8 (1.54%) REST
7 7 (1.35%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.35%) Django
7 7 (1.35%) Node.js
7 7 (1.35%) Spring MVC
8 6 (1.16%) Middleware
9 5 (0.96%) CSS
9 5 (0.96%) MAPI
9 5 (0.96%) Web Services
10 4 (0.77%) RESTful
11 3 (0.58%) Spring
11 3 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 56 (10.79%) Driving Licence
3 39 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.78%) Replication
5 22 (4.24%) Management Information System
6 21 (4.05%) CESG
7 13 (2.50%) Cybercrime
7 13 (2.50%) NHS
8 12 (2.31%) Clustering
9 9 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.35%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.35%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.35%) EPoS
10 7 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (1.16%) iPad
11 6 (1.16%) PKI
11 6 (1.16%) Statistics
12 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 277 (53.37%) Windows
2 165 (31.79%) Linux
3 115 (22.16%) Windows Server
4 87 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (14.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (10.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (5.78%) Apple iOS
8 28 (5.39%) Unix
9 26 (5.01%) Mac OS X
10 23 (4.43%) Windows 7
11 22 (4.24%) Solaris
12 21 (4.05%) Windows 10
13 19 (3.66%) Android
13 19 (3.66%) Windows 8
14 13 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (1.93%) VMS
16 8 (1.54%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.54%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.96%) CentOS
18 4 (0.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (31.60%) ITIL
2 62 (11.95%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (9.25%) High Availability
5 42 (8.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 42 (8.09%) Load Balancing
6 39 (7.51%) Project Management
7 38 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 36 (6.94%) Software Engineering
9 33 (6.36%) Penetration Testing
10 31 (5.97%) Incident Management
11 30 (5.78%) ITIL V3
11 30 (5.78%) Problem Management
11 30 (5.78%) Service Management
12 29 (5.59%) Network Management
12 29 (5.59%) Reverse Engineering
13 28 (5.39%) PRINCE2
13 28 (5.39%) Service Delivery
13 28 (5.39%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 61 (11.75%) SQL
2 49 (9.44%) C
3 28 (5.39%) Java
4 26 (5.01%) Bash Shell
5 24 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 22 (4.24%) C#
6 22 (4.24%) C++
6 22 (4.24%) Python
7 17 (3.28%) Objective-C
8 12 (2.31%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.12%) Korn
10 10 (1.93%) PHP
11 8 (1.54%) Ruby
12 4 (0.77%) Perl
13 2 (0.39%) Lua
13 2 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 199 (38.34%) Cisco Certification
2 163 (31.41%) CCNA
3 134 (25.82%) Security Cleared
4 117 (22.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 94 (18.11%) MCSE
6 73 (14.07%) SC Cleared
7 70 (13.49%) CISSP
7 70 (13.49%) DV Cleared
8 65 (12.52%) CCNP
9 48 (9.25%) Network+ Certification
10 47 (9.06%) MCSA
11 46 (8.86%) SANS
12 41 (7.90%) GIAC
13 40 (7.71%) Linux+ Certification
13 40 (7.71%) SSCP
14 32 (6.17%) CompTIA Security+
14 32 (6.17%) Degree
14 32 (6.17%) Security+ Certification
15 29 (5.59%) MCP
16 27 (5.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.62%) SLA
2 14 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.35%) QA
4 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) DICOM
5 1 (0.19%) GPG13
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 163 (31.41%) Active Directory
2 100 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (10.60%) Hyper-V
4 32 (6.17%) vSphere
5 21 (4.05%) VMware ESX
6 16 (3.08%) Terminal Services
7 14 (2.70%) XenServer
8 13 (2.50%) NFS
9 12 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.12%) Samba
10 11 (2.12%) Snort
11 10 (1.93%) Docker
11 10 (1.93%) Firmware
12 9 (1.73%) Xen
13 6 (1.16%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.96%) KVM
14 5 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.58%) Squid
16 3 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (6.36%) Puppet
2 23 (4.43%) Ansible
3 19 (3.66%) Backup Exec
4 18 (3.47%) NetBackup
5 15 (2.89%) Salt
5 15 (2.89%) Tivoli
6 12 (2.31%) Nagios
6 12 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (1.73%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (1.73%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 9 (1.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (1.54%) Cobbler
9 8 (1.54%) Terraform
10 7 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (1.35%) RSA enVision
11 6 (1.16%) QRadar
11 6 (1.16%) WSUS
12 4 (0.77%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 231 (44.51%) Cisco
2 189 (36.42%) VMware
3 187 (36.03%) Microsoft
4 79 (15.22%) CheckPoint
5 71 (13.68%) HP
6 63 (12.14%) Juniper
7 38 (7.32%) Dell
8 31 (5.97%) F5
9 28 (5.39%) EMC
9 28 (5.39%) ProCurve
10 26 (5.01%) Palo Alto
10 26 (5.01%) Veeam
11 25 (4.82%) Citrix
11 25 (4.82%) SolarWinds
12 24 (4.62%) IBM
13 22 (4.24%) WatchGuard
14 21 (4.05%) Sun
15 18 (3.47%) Intel
15 18 (3.47%) NetApp
16 17 (3.28%) Symantec
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