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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 43 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 320 202 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.38% 3.84% 4.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.62% 22.62% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 276 165 212
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
981 893 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.50% 16.96% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 844 688 946
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Bristol +4 89 £45,750 +20.39% 24
Wiltshire +18 83 £38,000 -5.00% 7
Gloucestershire +15 70 £35,500 -10.12% 12
Dorset -6 38 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Devon +15 15 £21,750 +2.95% 5
Somerset +11 14 £32,000 -2.59% 8
Cornwall - 4 £21,000 - 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 382 (61.41%) Windows
2 265 (42.60%) Cisco
3 247 (39.71%) VMware
4 245 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 190 (30.55%) TCP/IP
6 185 (29.74%) Active Directory
7 177 (28.46%) VPN
8 174 (27.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 167 (26.85%) Linux
10 165 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
11 164 (26.37%) ITIL
12 141 (22.67%) MS Exchange
12 141 (22.67%) WAN
13 140 (22.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 139 (22.35%) Juniper
15 128 (20.58%) LAN
16 126 (20.26%) SQL
17 120 (19.29%) DNS
18 118 (18.97%) Security Cleared
19 117 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
20 114 (18.33%) MS Excel
21 109 (17.52%) CCNA
22 95 (15.27%) Citrix
23 91 (14.63%) CCNP
24 89 (14.31%) CheckPoint
24 89 (14.31%) DHCP
25 87 (13.99%) Network Security
26 86 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
27 84 (13.50%) Degree
28 83 (13.34%) SC Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 141 (22.67%) MS Exchange
2 58 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (6.91%) IIS
4 41 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 38 (6.11%) Apache
5 38 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (4.34%) SharePoint
8 20 (3.22%) Lync
9 13 (2.09%) nginx
10 11 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.61%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.13%) Confluence
12 7 (1.13%) MediaWiki
13 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.64%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.64%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 114 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 72 (11.58%) MS Office
3 11 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.48%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.38%) Office 365
2 8 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.64%) SaaS
3 4 (0.64%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 190 (30.55%) TCP/IP
2 177 (28.46%) VPN
3 141 (22.67%) WAN
4 128 (20.58%) LAN
5 120 (19.29%) DNS
6 89 (14.31%) DHCP
7 87 (13.99%) Network Security
8 75 (12.06%) SAN
9 73 (11.74%) Cisco ASA
10 67 (10.77%) Wireless
11 64 (10.29%) MPLS
12 52 (8.36%) VLAN
13 49 (7.88%) VoIP
14 44 (7.07%) Internet
15 42 (6.75%) HTTP
16 40 (6.43%) LDAP
16 40 (6.43%) IPsec
17 33 (5.31%) NAS
18 32 (5.14%) SSL
19 29 (4.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.20%) MySQL
3 19 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.29%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.64%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.64%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (3.86%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.05%) Hudson
3 12 (1.93%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.13%) Subversion
4 7 (1.13%) JIRA
5 5 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.80%) ClearQuest
5 5 (0.80%) MSI
5 5 (0.80%) InstallShield
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.64%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 70 (11.25%) Finance
2 30 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.66%) Aerospace
4 12 (1.93%) Banking
5 10 (1.61%) Electronics
6 7 (1.13%) Retail
7 5 (0.80%) Local Government
7 5 (0.80%) Back Office
7 5 (0.80%) Automotive
8 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.64%) Advertising
9 2 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (15.43%) Network Engineer
2 90 (14.47%) Support Engineer
3 70 (11.25%) Consultant
4 59 (9.49%) Analyst
5 54 (8.68%) Administrator
6 46 (7.40%) Architect
7 39 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 37 (5.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 29 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
10 27 (4.34%) Technical Support
10 27 (4.34%) IT Support
11 26 (4.18%) Senior Network Engineer
12 23 (3.70%) Security Engineer
13 21 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (3.38%) Support Analyst
14 20 (3.22%) Help Desk Support
15 19 (3.05%) Network Architect
15 19 (3.05%) Designer
15 19 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
16 18 (2.89%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.73%) LAMP
2 11 (1.77%) .NET
3 10 (1.61%) J2EE
4 9 (1.45%) Web Services
5 8 (1.29%) HTML
5 8 (1.29%) JSP
6 7 (1.13%) CSS
7 6 (0.96%) XML
8 4 (0.64%) CGI
9 3 (0.48%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.32%) COM
10 2 (0.32%) Middleware
11 1 (0.16%) WCF
11 1 (0.16%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.11%) Management Information System
2 37 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.70%) Open Source
4 21 (3.38%) Clustering
5 18 (2.89%) Thin Client
5 18 (2.89%) Fat Client
6 17 (2.73%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.25%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.77%) Wiki
9 10 (1.61%) CESG
10 9 (1.45%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.45%) PKI
11 6 (0.96%) CMDB
11 6 (0.96%) Statistics
12 5 (0.80%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.80%) PDA
12 5 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.64%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.64%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 382 (61.41%) Windows
2 167 (26.85%) Linux
3 140 (22.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 117 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 86 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (7.56%) Windows Vista
7 44 (7.07%) UNIX
8 39 (6.27%) Windows 7
9 31 (4.98%) Windows XP
10 27 (4.34%) Solaris
11 24 (3.86%) CentOS
11 24 (3.86%) Windows 8
12 20 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (3.05%) Ubuntu
14 17 (2.73%) Mac OS X
15 14 (2.25%) Debian
16 11 (1.77%) Android
17 10 (1.61%) Windows 2000
17 10 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (26.37%) ITIL
2 53 (8.52%) Information Security
3 50 (8.04%) Change Management
3 50 (8.04%) Configuration Management
4 48 (7.72%) Network Design
4 48 (7.72%) Load Balancing
5 45 (7.23%) Service Management
6 44 (7.07%) Cyber Security
7 34 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
7 34 (5.47%) Coaching
8 31 (4.98%) Mentoring
8 31 (4.98%) Technical Architecture
9 28 (4.50%) Network Management
10 25 (4.02%) DevOps
10 25 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (3.38%) Service Delivery
14 20 (3.22%) Risk Management
14 20 (3.22%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 126 (20.26%) SQL
2 65 (10.45%) Python
3 63 (10.13%) Perl
4 40 (6.43%) Bash Shell
5 39 (6.27%) PHP
6 31 (4.98%) PowerShell
7 30 (4.82%) Java
8 23 (3.70%) Ruby
9 10 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.13%) C
10 7 (1.13%) Bourne shell
10 7 (1.13%) C++
11 6 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.64%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.64%) Lua
12 4 (0.64%) C#
13 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.16%) VB
13 1 (0.16%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 165 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (18.97%) Security Cleared
3 109 (17.52%) CCNA
4 91 (14.63%) CCNP
5 84 (13.50%) Degree
6 83 (13.34%) SC Cleared
7 82 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (7.23%) MCSE
9 31 (4.98%) MCSA
9 31 (4.98%) DV Cleared
10 27 (4.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (4.18%) MCITP
12 25 (4.02%) CCIE
12 25 (4.02%) MCP
13 24 (3.86%) CCA
13 24 (3.86%) Citrix Certification
14 18 (2.89%) CISSP
15 16 (2.57%) CCDP
16 14 (2.25%) VCP4
17 13 (2.09%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.61%) SLA
2 26 (4.18%) PCI DSS
3 19 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.25%) QA
5 4 (0.64%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 185 (29.74%) Active Directory
2 174 (27.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (7.88%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.14%) XenApp
5 30 (4.82%) VMware ESX
6 27 (4.34%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (3.86%) vSphere
8 18 (2.89%) Terminal Services
9 17 (2.73%) Samba
10 16 (2.57%) XenDesktop
11 15 (2.41%) XenServer
12 13 (2.09%) vCloud
13 12 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (1.13%) qmail
14 7 (1.13%) Postfix
15 6 (0.96%) Firmware
15 6 (0.96%) UAG
16 4 (0.64%) NFS
16 4 (0.64%) KVM
16 4 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (7.07%) SCCM
1 44 (7.07%) Puppet
2 41 (6.59%) SCOM
3 29 (4.66%) Backup Exec
3 29 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (3.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (3.05%) NetBackup
6 18 (2.89%) SCVMM
6 18 (2.89%) Salt
7 14 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 13 (2.09%) HP SIM
9 12 (1.93%) Ansible
9 12 (1.93%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (1.93%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (1.93%) Nagios
10 11 (1.77%) WSUS
11 9 (1.45%) Tivoli
12 7 (1.13%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.13%) yum
12 7 (1.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 265 (42.60%) Cisco
2 247 (39.71%) VMware
3 245 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 139 (22.35%) Juniper
5 95 (15.27%) Citrix
6 89 (14.31%) CheckPoint
7 65 (10.45%) F5
8 48 (7.72%) HP
9 45 (7.23%) Oracle
9 45 (7.23%) Symantec
10 33 (5.31%) McAfee
11 32 (5.14%) Red Hat
12 25 (4.02%) Dell
13 23 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
14 15 (2.41%) Sourcefire
14 15 (2.41%) IBM
15 14 (2.25%) Avaya
15 14 (2.25%) Apple
16 13 (2.09%) Veeam
16 13 (2.09%) SolarWinds
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Car/Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Salary: £43,000+
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + 5K car, 10K bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Street, Somerset
Clarks
Salary: From £41,100 to £59,300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago