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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 48 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 319 306 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.69% 5.03% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.13% 28.02% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 301 242 183
Median salary £33,500 £37,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.45% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +10.38%
Firewall
England

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
1134 1092 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.22% 17.97% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 970 911 784
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire +12 79 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Wiltshire +7 74 £30,000 -24.05% 11
Bristol -24 64 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Cornwall +6 46 £22,000 +4.76% 3
Somerset +21 40 £31,250 +20.19% 1
Dorset -13 15 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Devon +4 3 £26,494 -11.68% 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 365 (59.35%) Windows
2 311 (50.57%) VMware
3 298 (48.46%) Cisco
4 297 (48.29%) Microsoft
5 221 (35.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 200 (32.52%) MS Exchange
7 195 (31.71%) VPN
8 175 (28.46%) ITIL
9 174 (28.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 170 (27.64%) Active Directory
11 159 (25.85%) Linux
12 150 (24.39%) WAN
13 144 (23.41%) LAN
13 144 (23.41%) Cisco Certification
14 141 (22.93%) TCP/IP
14 141 (22.93%) Windows Server
15 136 (22.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 136 (22.11%) Security Cleared
16 131 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 124 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 122 (19.84%) CCNA
19 121 (19.67%) SC Cleared
20 109 (17.72%) Juniper
20 109 (17.72%) DNS
20 109 (17.72%) MS Excel
21 97 (15.77%) SQL Server
22 94 (15.28%) HP
23 91 (14.80%) SAN
24 89 (14.47%) SQL
25 85 (13.82%) VoIP

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
1 200 (32.52%) MS Exchange
2 136 (22.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 83 (13.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 60 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 53 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (6.50%) Skype for Business
7 31 (5.04%) Apache
8 27 (4.39%) IIS
9 20 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2000
10 16 (2.60%) JBoss
11 15 (2.44%) Apache Pig
12 11 (1.79%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.79%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.63%) CloudStack
13 10 (1.63%) OpenStack
13 10 (1.63%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 109 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.83%) MS Office
3 13 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.08%) Office 365
2 31 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.63%) SaaS
5 4 (0.65%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 195 (31.71%) VPN
2 150 (24.39%) WAN
3 144 (23.41%) LAN
4 141 (22.93%) TCP/IP
5 109 (17.72%) DNS
6 91 (14.80%) SAN
7 85 (13.82%) VoIP
8 83 (13.50%) VLAN
9 79 (12.85%) Cisco ASA
10 78 (12.68%) Network Security
11 71 (11.54%) MPLS
12 65 (10.57%) DHCP
13 58 (9.43%) Internet
13 58 (9.43%) Wireless
14 42 (6.83%) SSL
15 39 (6.34%) IPsec
16 38 (6.18%) Wi-Fi
17 33 (5.37%) OSPF
18 31 (5.04%) Cisco Nexus
19 27 (4.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.07%) MySQL
3 21 (3.41%) Big Data
3 21 (3.41%) Hadoop
4 15 (2.44%) Apache Hive
5 6 (0.98%) Apache Accumulo
5 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.65%) GIS
6 4 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.16%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.16%) DB2
8 1 (0.16%) Informix
8 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.63%) Subversion
3 10 (1.63%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.81%) Selenium
4 5 (0.81%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.16%) GitLab
5 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 77 (12.52%) Telecoms
2 25 (4.07%) Finance
3 8 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 8 (1.30%) Military
4 6 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 5 (0.81%) Banking
6 4 (0.65%) Electronics
6 4 (0.65%) Retail
7 3 (0.49%) Advertising
7 3 (0.49%) Back Office
7 3 (0.49%) Marketing
8 2 (0.33%) Games
8 2 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 126 (20.49%) Network Engineer
2 118 (19.19%) Support Engineer
3 92 (14.96%) Analyst
4 73 (11.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 56 (9.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 48 (7.80%) IT Engineer
7 47 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 46 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 40 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
10 37 (6.02%) Cisco Engineer
11 36 (5.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 33 (5.37%) Administrator
12 33 (5.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 31 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
14 30 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
15 28 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 28 (4.55%) Consultant
16 27 (4.39%) Service Desk Engineer
17 26 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
17 26 (4.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.55%) LAMP
2 15 (2.44%) Java EE
2 15 (2.44%) STL
3 14 (2.28%) .NET
4 10 (1.63%) Web Services
5 6 (0.98%) ELK Stack
5 6 (0.98%) Kafka
6 5 (0.81%) J2EE
7 4 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.33%) COM
8 2 (0.33%) CSS
8 2 (0.33%) XML
9 1 (0.16%) EJB
9 1 (0.16%) Flash
9 1 (0.16%) HTML
9 1 (0.16%) JMS
9 1 (0.16%) JSP
9 1 (0.16%) Middleware
9 1 (0.16%) WSDL
9 1 (0.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.38%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.85%) EqualLogic
3 31 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 30 (4.88%) Driving Licence
5 20 (3.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (3.09%) EPoS
7 18 (2.93%) Digital Media
8 17 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.76%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.44%) Cybercrime
9 15 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
10 14 (2.28%) IVR
11 13 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.95%) PKI
13 11 (1.79%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.63%) AS400
14 10 (1.63%) Replication
15 9 (1.46%) Clustering
15 9 (1.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 365 (59.35%) Windows
2 174 (28.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 159 (25.85%) Linux
4 141 (22.93%) Windows Server
5 131 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 124 (20.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (13.17%) Windows 7
8 54 (8.78%) Unix
9 43 (6.99%) Windows 8
10 39 (6.34%) Windows 10
11 23 (3.74%) Windows Vista
12 22 (3.58%) Mac OS
13 19 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (2.76%) Android
14 17 (2.76%) Apple iOS
15 16 (2.60%) Windows 2000
16 15 (2.44%) Windows XP
17 14 (2.28%) CentOS
18 7 (1.14%) FreeNAS
19 2 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (28.46%) ITIL
2 51 (8.29%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 49 (7.97%) SIEM
4 38 (6.18%) Configuration Management
5 37 (6.02%) Information Security
6 36 (5.85%) Load Balancing
7 34 (5.53%) Project Management
8 30 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 29 (4.72%) Penetration Testing
10 28 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 28 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
11 27 (4.39%) Capacity Planning
11 27 (4.39%) Migration
11 27 (4.39%) PRINCE2
12 25 (4.07%) Security Operations
12 25 (4.07%) Software Engineering
13 23 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (3.41%) Service Management
15 20 (3.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 89 (14.47%) SQL
2 36 (5.85%) Python
3 35 (5.69%) Java
4 28 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 25 (4.07%) C
6 24 (3.90%) Bash Shell
6 24 (3.90%) Perl
6 24 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 16 (2.60%) C#
7 16 (2.60%) C++
8 15 (2.44%) Objective-C
9 14 (2.28%) Ruby
10 6 (0.98%) VB
11 4 (0.65%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.65%) PHP
12 2 (0.33%) Tcl
12 2 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 144 (23.41%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (22.11%) Security Cleared
3 122 (19.84%) CCNA
4 121 (19.67%) SC Cleared
5 66 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 58 (9.43%) CCNP
7 52 (8.46%) CISSP
8 42 (6.83%) MCSE
9 31 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (4.72%) Degree
11 28 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
12 26 (4.23%) SANS
13 23 (3.74%) MCSA
14 22 (3.58%) GIAC
15 18 (2.93%) A+ Certification
16 17 (2.76%) DV Cleared
17 15 (2.44%) GCIA
17 15 (2.44%) Linux+ Certification
17 15 (2.44%) SSCP
18 14 (2.28%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.50%) SLA
2 20 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.81%) HMG Infosec
5 4 (0.65%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.49%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.49%) RMADS
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) GPG13
7 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 221 (35.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 170 (27.64%) Active Directory
3 66 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 59 (9.59%) vSphere
5 49 (7.97%) XenApp
6 19 (3.09%) Snort
7 18 (2.93%) VMware ESX
8 17 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.76%) Xen
9 15 (2.44%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.95%) ProxySG
10 12 (1.95%) XenDesktop
11 10 (1.63%) XenServer
12 8 (1.30%) Firmware
12 8 (1.30%) vCloud
13 6 (0.98%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.81%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.81%) KVM
15 4 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 42 (6.83%) SCOM
2 35 (5.69%) SCCM
3 24 (3.90%) Foglight
4 17 (2.76%) Backup Exec
4 17 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
6 15 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.28%) Cisco UCCE
8 13 (2.11%) Tivoli
9 12 (1.95%) NetBackup
10 11 (1.79%) Puppet
10 11 (1.79%) RSA enVision
11 10 (1.63%) Ansible
11 10 (1.63%) Cobbler
11 10 (1.63%) Salt
11 10 (1.63%) Terraform
12 9 (1.46%) WSUS
13 6 (0.98%) logstash
Vendors
1 311 (50.57%) VMware
2 298 (48.46%) Cisco
3 297 (48.29%) Microsoft
4 109 (17.72%) Juniper
5 94 (15.28%) HP
6 71 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 65 (10.57%) Citrix
8 64 (10.41%) Dell
9 51 (8.29%) NetApp
9 51 (8.29%) WatchGuard
10 43 (6.99%) EMC
11 40 (6.50%) Intel Security
12 32 (5.20%) Veeam
13 30 (4.88%) ArcSight
14 29 (4.72%) Palo Alto
15 25 (4.07%) F5
16 24 (3.90%) Fortinet
16 24 (3.90%) Kaseya
16 24 (3.90%) Kaspersky
17 23 (3.74%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum 28days hols, overtime, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Excellent compensation package
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago