The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 231 217 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.77% 4.14% 4.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.30% 25.68% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 197 178 248
Average salary £35,000 £38,236 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.46% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1036 845 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.90% 16.13% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 872 705 905
Average salary £35,000 £38,236 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.46% +9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 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
Bristol +2 73 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Wiltshire +1 59 £28,500 -18.57% 7
Dorset +6 38 £34,000 -15.00% 4
Gloucestershire -15 25 £33,250 -5.00% 12
Somerset -22 19 £36,500 +12.30% 20
Devon -6 11 £18,000 -38.98% 3
Cornwall - 3 £25,000 - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 299 (69.37%) Windows
2 192 (44.55%) Active Directory
3 187 (43.39%) VMware
4 174 (40.37%) Microsoft
5 164 (38.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 159 (36.89%) Cisco
7 145 (33.64%) MS Exchange
8 137 (31.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 119 (27.61%) DNS
10 111 (25.75%) VPN
10 111 (25.75%) Linux
11 107 (24.83%) TCP/IP
12 105 (24.36%) MS Excel
13 104 (24.13%) LAN
14 97 (22.51%) Citrix
15 93 (21.58%) WAN
16 88 (20.42%) Windows 7
17 86 (19.95%) Microsoft Certification
18 85 (19.72%) Cisco Certification
18 85 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
19 82 (19.03%) Degree
20 79 (18.33%) DHCP
20 79 (18.33%) SQL Server
20 79 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2010
21 78 (18.10%) ITIL
22 68 (15.78%) SAN
23 67 (15.55%) IIS
24 65 (15.08%) CCNA
25 58 (13.46%) SQL
25 58 (13.46%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 145 (33.64%) MS Exchange
2 79 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (15.55%) IIS
4 41 (9.51%) SharePoint
5 36 (8.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (6.96%) Apache
7 26 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (2.78%) Lync
10 8 (1.86%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.39%) nginx
11 6 (1.39%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (0.93%) Documentum
13 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.46%) Zimbra
15 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.23%) MediaWiki
15 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
15 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 105 (24.36%) MS Excel
2 53 (12.30%) MS Office
3 12 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.16%) MS Project
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.70%) AWD
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.87%) Office 365
2 9 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.86%) SaaS
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (27.61%) DNS
2 111 (25.75%) VPN
3 107 (24.83%) TCP/IP
4 104 (24.13%) LAN
5 93 (21.58%) WAN
6 79 (18.33%) DHCP
7 68 (15.78%) SAN
8 48 (11.14%) Network Security
9 43 (9.98%) Internet
10 38 (8.82%) Wireless
11 33 (7.66%) VLAN
12 28 (6.50%) NAS
13 26 (6.03%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (6.03%) SMTP
14 25 (5.80%) HTTP
15 23 (5.34%) VoIP
16 22 (5.10%) IPsec
17 20 (4.64%) MPLS
18 19 (4.41%) NetScaler
18 19 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.44%) MySQL
3 12 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.86%) Big Data
6 6 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.46%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Subversion
2 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Hudson
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 58 (13.46%) Finance
2 47 (10.90%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.18%) Back Office
4 11 (2.55%) Banking
5 7 (1.62%) Legal
6 6 (1.39%) French Language
6 6 (1.39%) German Language
6 6 (1.39%) Italian Language
6 6 (1.39%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.93%) Marketing
7 4 (0.93%) Advertising
7 4 (0.93%) Electronics
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.46%) Retail
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) Games
9 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.46%) Automotive
9 2 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (17.40%) Support Engineer
2 55 (12.76%) Consultant
3 54 (12.53%) Analyst
4 51 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
6 35 (8.12%) Administrator
7 34 (7.89%) Network Engineer
8 29 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (4.41%) Support Analyst
12 19 (4.41%) Technical Support
13 18 (4.18%) Server Engineer
13 18 (4.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 17 (3.94%) Service Analyst
15 16 (3.71%) IT Support
15 16 (3.71%) Service Desk Analyst
16 14 (3.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
16 14 (3.25%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.57%) XML
2 21 (4.87%) HTML
3 11 (2.55%) Web Services
4 7 (1.62%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.16%) .NET
6 3 (0.70%) JSP
7 2 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.46%) STL
7 2 (0.46%) CSS
8 1 (0.23%) Middleware
8 1 (0.23%) LAMP
8 1 (0.23%) Ajax
8 1 (0.23%) HTML5
8 1 (0.23%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.41%) Wiki
2 18 (4.18%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.71%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.48%) PKI
4 15 (3.48%) PDA
5 14 (3.25%) Digital Media
5 14 (3.25%) Fat Client
5 14 (3.25%) Blackberry
5 14 (3.25%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.32%) Clustering
7 8 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.62%) Firmware
8 7 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.39%) Open Source
10 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.16%) iPad
11 4 (0.93%) RMADS
11 4 (0.93%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.93%) Replication
12 3 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 299 (69.37%) Windows
2 164 (38.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (25.75%) Linux
4 88 (20.42%) Windows 7
5 85 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (9.51%) Windows XP
8 35 (8.12%) Windows Vista
9 32 (7.42%) Windows 8
10 22 (5.10%) Ubuntu
11 21 (4.87%) UNIX
12 9 (2.09%) AIX
13 8 (1.86%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.39%) CentOS
14 6 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.39%) Debian
15 4 (0.93%) Solaris
15 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.70%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.10%) ITIL
2 31 (7.19%) Network Design
3 30 (6.96%) Service Management
4 26 (6.03%) Network Monitoring
5 24 (5.57%) Capacity Planning
6 22 (5.10%) Service Delivery
7 18 (4.18%) Configuration Management
7 18 (4.18%) Project Management
7 18 (4.18%) Risk Management
7 18 (4.18%) E-business
7 18 (4.18%) E-Commerce
7 18 (4.18%) Load Balancing
7 18 (4.18%) Document Management
8 17 (3.94%) Time Management
8 17 (3.94%) Information Security
8 17 (3.94%) Migration
9 16 (3.71%) Incident Management
10 15 (3.48%) Network Management
10 15 (3.48%) Change Control
11 13 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.46%) SQL
2 16 (3.71%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.25%) Java
4 9 (2.09%) Perl
4 9 (2.09%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.62%) Python
6 5 (1.16%) C
6 5 (1.16%) VBScript
6 5 (1.16%) VB
6 5 (1.16%) Ruby
7 4 (0.93%) C#
7 4 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.93%) PHP
8 2 (0.46%) C++
8 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.46%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.23%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 86 (19.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (19.72%) Cisco Certification
3 82 (19.03%) Degree
4 65 (15.08%) CCNA
5 53 (12.30%) MCSE
6 50 (11.60%) Security Cleared
7 43 (9.98%) CCNP
8 37 (8.58%) SC Cleared
9 36 (8.35%) MCSA
10 23 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (4.64%) MCP
12 17 (3.94%) MCITP
12 17 (3.94%) CCA
12 17 (3.94%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.09%) MCTS
14 8 (1.86%) CISSP
14 8 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.39%) HND
16 5 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.93%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.14%) SLA
2 11 (2.55%) HMG Infosec
3 9 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.23%) BS7799
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 192 (44.55%) Active Directory
2 137 (31.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.05%) Hyper-V
4 34 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 33 (7.66%) vSphere
6 13 (3.02%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.09%) XenApp
9 7 (1.62%) ProxySG
9 7 (1.62%) Xen
9 7 (1.62%) XenServer
10 6 (1.39%) MetaFrame
11 4 (0.93%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.70%) NFS
12 3 (0.70%) Samba
12 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.70%) UAG
13 2 (0.46%) qmail
13 2 (0.46%) Postfix
13 2 (0.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (5.57%) Backup Exec
2 20 (4.64%) Nagios
3 14 (3.25%) WSUS
4 10 (2.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (2.09%) SCCM
6 8 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (1.86%) ARCserve
6 8 (1.86%) logstash
7 6 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
7 6 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (1.16%) MOM
8 5 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.70%) Puppet
9 3 (0.70%) Netcool
10 2 (0.46%) SCOM
10 2 (0.46%) Cacti
10 2 (0.46%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 187 (43.39%) VMware
2 174 (40.37%) Microsoft
3 159 (36.89%) Cisco
4 97 (22.51%) Citrix
5 57 (13.23%) Juniper
6 39 (9.05%) CheckPoint
6 39 (9.05%) HP
7 28 (6.50%) Dell
8 23 (5.34%) Apple
8 23 (5.34%) Avaya
9 22 (5.10%) Oracle
10 18 (4.18%) Zend
11 17 (3.94%) Symantec
11 17 (3.94%) F5
12 15 (3.48%) SolarWinds
12 15 (3.48%) SonicWALL
13 14 (3.25%) NetApp
14 13 (3.02%) Veeam
15 12 (2.78%) Remedy
15 12 (2.78%) EMC
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Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Taunton, Somerset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum - Pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
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Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum plus benefits (depending upon experience)
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