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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 48 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 326 220 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.15% 3.71% 4.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.53% 23.33% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 271 176 245
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,350 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
1034 943 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.34% 15.92% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 879 725 1036
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Wiltshire +17 101 £38,000 +8.59% 14
Gloucestershire +22 86 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Bristol -6 67 £47,500 +26.66% 16
Dorset +9 32 £35,000 - 5
Somerset +7 20 £23,000 -38.66% 8
Devon +5 16 £22,500 -29.13% 3
Cornwall - 5 £22,500 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 379 (66.84%) Windows
2 226 (39.86%) VMware
3 224 (39.51%) Cisco
4 214 (37.74%) Microsoft
5 201 (35.45%) Active Directory
6 195 (34.39%) TCP/IP
7 174 (30.69%) VPN
8 159 (28.04%) ITIL
9 158 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 152 (26.81%) Linux
11 148 (26.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 138 (24.34%) MS Exchange
13 130 (22.93%) DNS
14 127 (22.40%) Cisco Certification
15 124 (21.87%) Juniper
16 120 (21.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 119 (20.99%) WAN
18 117 (20.63%) SQL
19 111 (19.58%) LAN
20 110 (19.40%) MS Excel
21 106 (18.69%) DHCP
22 103 (18.17%) Security Cleared
23 97 (17.11%) Citrix
24 95 (16.75%) CheckPoint
25 90 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
26 89 (15.70%) CCNA
27 84 (14.81%) Degree
28 83 (14.64%) SAN
29 82 (14.46%) SLA
30 80 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 138 (24.34%) MS Exchange
2 62 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (8.11%) IIS
4 36 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (6.35%) SharePoint
5 35 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 35 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (5.82%) Apache
7 20 (3.53%) Lync
8 10 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.59%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.41%) nginx
11 5 (0.88%) Confluence
11 5 (0.88%) MediaWiki
12 4 (0.71%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.71%) JBoss
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 110 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 79 (13.93%) MS Office
3 17 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) AWD
3 3 (0.53%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.17%) Office 365
2 8 (1.41%) SaaS
3 5 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 195 (34.39%) TCP/IP
2 174 (30.69%) VPN
3 130 (22.93%) DNS
4 119 (20.99%) WAN
5 111 (19.58%) LAN
6 106 (18.69%) DHCP
7 83 (14.64%) SAN
8 68 (11.99%) Network Security
9 59 (10.41%) Wireless
10 54 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
10 54 (9.52%) Internet
11 49 (8.64%) MPLS
12 47 (8.29%) HTTP
13 45 (7.94%) LDAP
14 43 (7.58%) NAS
14 43 (7.58%) VLAN
15 42 (7.41%) VoIP
16 38 (6.70%) SMTP
17 33 (5.82%) BGP
17 33 (5.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.58%) MySQL
3 20 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.18%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.41%) Hudson
2 8 (1.41%) Subversion
3 5 (0.88%) JIRA
3 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.88%) ClearQuest
3 5 (0.88%) MSI
3 5 (0.88%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.35%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 72 (12.70%) Finance
2 34 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.47%) Aerospace
4 14 (2.47%) Banking
5 10 (1.76%) Retail
6 6 (1.06%) Electronics
7 4 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.35%) Billing
8 2 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (18.69%) Support Engineer
2 77 (13.58%) Network Engineer
3 73 (12.87%) Analyst
4 66 (11.64%) Consultant
5 39 (6.88%) Technical Support
6 37 (6.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 32 (5.64%) Architect
7 32 (5.64%) Administrator
7 32 (5.64%) IT Support
8 30 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 28 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 25 (4.41%) Security Engineer
10 25 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 24 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
12 23 (4.06%) Technical Support Engineer
13 22 (3.88%) Help Desk Support
14 20 (3.53%) Support Analyst
15 19 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
15 19 (3.35%) Support Technician
15 19 (3.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.76%) J2EE
1 10 (1.76%) Web Services
1 10 (1.76%) XML
2 7 (1.23%) .NET
2 7 (1.23%) LAMP
3 6 (1.06%) CSS
4 5 (0.88%) JSP
5 4 (0.71%) HTML
6 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 28 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.88%) Open Source
4 20 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 18 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.00%) Fat Client
6 17 (3.00%) Thin Client
7 14 (2.47%) Clustering
8 13 (2.29%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.94%) PKI
9 11 (1.94%) PDA
9 11 (1.94%) Wiki
10 10 (1.76%) CESG
11 7 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.06%) iPad
12 6 (1.06%) CMDB
13 5 (0.88%) Online Banking
13 5 (0.88%) EPoS
13 5 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 379 (66.84%) Windows
2 152 (26.81%) Linux
3 148 (26.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 120 (21.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 80 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (8.47%) Windows 7
7 44 (7.76%) Windows Vista
8 40 (7.05%) Windows XP
9 35 (6.17%) UNIX
10 29 (5.11%) Solaris
11 25 (4.41%) Windows 8
12 15 (2.65%) Mac OS X
13 13 (2.29%) Ubuntu
14 11 (1.94%) AIX
15 10 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.41%) Android
17 6 (1.06%) CentOS
18 5 (0.88%) Debian
18 5 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (28.04%) ITIL
2 52 (9.17%) Change Management
2 52 (9.17%) Network Design
3 45 (7.94%) Cyber Security
4 43 (7.58%) Load Balancing
5 41 (7.23%) Information Security
6 40 (7.05%) Service Management
7 39 (6.88%) Configuration Management
8 33 (5.82%) Mentoring
9 30 (5.29%) Coaching
9 30 (5.29%) Network Management
10 24 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
11 23 (4.06%) Risk Management
12 22 (3.88%) Problem Management
12 22 (3.88%) Software Deployment
13 21 (3.70%) Change Control
14 20 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
14 20 (3.53%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (3.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 117 (20.63%) SQL
2 47 (8.29%) Python
3 45 (7.94%) Perl
4 32 (5.64%) PowerShell
5 30 (5.29%) Java
6 22 (3.88%) PHP
7 20 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.41%) C#
9 8 (1.41%) Ruby
10 7 (1.23%) C
10 7 (1.23%) VB
10 7 (1.23%) Bourne shell
11 4 (0.71%) C++
11 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.53%) VBScript
12 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.35%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.18%) Lua
Qualifications
1 127 (22.40%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (18.17%) Security Cleared
3 90 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 89 (15.70%) CCNA
5 84 (14.81%) Degree
6 79 (13.93%) SC Cleared
7 65 (11.46%) CCNP
8 42 (7.41%) MCSE
9 36 (6.35%) MCSA
9 36 (6.35%) MCP
10 23 (4.06%) CCIE
10 23 (4.06%) MCITP
11 20 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (3.17%) CCDP
12 18 (3.17%) CCA
12 18 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (3.17%) DV Cleared
13 16 (2.82%) A+ Certification
14 13 (2.29%) Network+ Certification
15 10 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (14.46%) SLA
2 12 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.12%) QA
3 11 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.88%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 201 (35.45%) Active Directory
2 158 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.76%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.59%) Terminal Services
5 24 (4.23%) VMware ESX
6 23 (4.06%) XenApp
7 20 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.82%) vSphere
9 13 (2.29%) XenServer
10 11 (1.94%) MetaFrame
11 10 (1.76%) XenDesktop
11 10 (1.76%) vCloud
11 10 (1.76%) UAG
12 9 (1.59%) Samba
13 7 (1.23%) ProxySG
13 7 (1.23%) qmail
14 6 (1.06%) Firmware
14 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.88%) Postfix
15 5 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (6.00%) SCCM
2 23 (4.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 23 (4.06%) Backup Exec
3 21 (3.70%) Puppet
4 20 (3.53%) SCOM
5 15 (2.65%) Nagios
5 15 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.29%) WSUS
7 10 (1.76%) HP SIM
7 10 (1.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (1.59%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.23%) yum
9 7 (1.23%) Zenoss
9 7 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (1.23%) Salt
10 6 (1.06%) MOM
10 6 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 226 (39.86%) VMware
2 224 (39.51%) Cisco
3 214 (37.74%) Microsoft
4 124 (21.87%) Juniper
5 97 (17.11%) Citrix
6 95 (16.75%) CheckPoint
7 58 (10.23%) F5
8 49 (8.64%) HP
9 41 (7.23%) Oracle
10 39 (6.88%) Symantec
11 33 (5.82%) Dell
12 26 (4.59%) SonicWALL
13 25 (4.41%) Avaya
13 25 (4.41%) McAfee
14 20 (3.53%) Apple
15 18 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
16 17 (3.00%) Red Hat
17 15 (2.65%) IBM
18 14 (2.47%) Blue Coat
19 13 (2.29%) EMC
Somerset
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Big Comp Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
SuperSparks Ltd
Salary: Competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Burges Salmon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago