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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 48 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 302 205 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.97% 3.54% 4.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.25% 20.69% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 240 184 201
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
1069 991 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.61% 17.10% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 890 769 877
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +11 102 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Wiltshire +17 63 £39,750 +3.24% 20
Gloucestershire +12 59 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Dorset +3 40 £36,250 +3.57% 6
Somerset +20 18 £26,000 +15.55% 2
Cornwall -2 15 £21,000 -34.37% 1
Devon -11 5 £30,000 +13.20% 4
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 362 (57.10%) Windows
2 286 (45.11%) Cisco
3 231 (36.44%) VMware
4 229 (36.12%) Microsoft
5 187 (29.50%) TCP/IP
6 180 (28.39%) Cisco Certification
7 177 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 152 (23.97%) WAN
9 149 (23.50%) Linux
10 143 (22.56%) Active Directory
10 143 (22.56%) VPN
11 142 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 140 (22.08%) LAN
13 137 (21.61%) MS Exchange
14 133 (20.98%) ITIL
15 129 (20.35%) Juniper
16 115 (18.14%) CCNA
17 112 (17.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 107 (16.88%) SQL
19 104 (16.40%) Citrix
20 102 (16.09%) Security Cleared
21 101 (15.93%) DNS
21 101 (15.93%) MS Excel
22 100 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
23 98 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
24 93 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
25 91 (14.35%) CCNP
26 81 (12.78%) Wireless
27 76 (11.99%) SC Cleared
28 69 (10.88%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 137 (21.61%) MS Exchange
2 56 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (8.04%) Apache
4 50 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 41 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 39 (6.15%) IIS
7 34 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (3.47%) Tomcat
9 19 (3.00%) Lync
9 19 (3.00%) SharePoint
10 14 (2.21%) nginx
11 8 (1.26%) MediaWiki
11 8 (1.26%) Confluence
12 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 1 (0.16%) SAS
15 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 101 (15.93%) MS Excel
2 67 (10.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.94%) Office 365
2 20 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.10%) PaaS
4 5 (0.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 187 (29.50%) TCP/IP
2 152 (23.97%) WAN
3 143 (22.56%) VPN
4 140 (22.08%) LAN
5 101 (15.93%) DNS
6 93 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
7 81 (12.78%) Wireless
8 66 (10.41%) DHCP
8 66 (10.41%) Network Security
9 65 (10.25%) MPLS
10 60 (9.46%) SAN
11 49 (7.73%) VLAN
12 43 (6.78%) VoIP
13 30 (4.73%) HTTP
13 30 (4.73%) BGP
13 30 (4.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (4.57%) Unified Communications
14 29 (4.57%) LDAP
15 27 (4.26%) SSL
16 26 (4.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 59 (9.31%) MySQL
3 19 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.63%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (4.42%) Git (software)
1 28 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.00%) Hudson
3 9 (1.42%) MSI
4 8 (1.26%) Selenium
4 8 (1.26%) JIRA
4 8 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.26%) Subversion
4 8 (1.26%) ClearQuest
4 8 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (1.26%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 69 (10.88%) Finance
2 34 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.15%) Banking
4 17 (2.68%) Aerospace
5 14 (2.21%) Retail
6 12 (1.89%) Electronics
7 5 (0.79%) Automotive
7 5 (0.79%) Back Office
7 5 (0.79%) Local Government
7 5 (0.79%) Marketing
8 4 (0.63%) Military
9 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) German Language
10 2 (0.32%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 95 (14.98%) Support Engineer
2 91 (14.35%) Network Engineer
3 77 (12.15%) Consultant
4 72 (11.36%) Administrator
5 56 (8.83%) Analyst
6 47 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 46 (7.26%) Architect
8 37 (5.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 36 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 36 (5.68%) Senior Network Engineer
10 29 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support
11 23 (3.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (3.00%) Network Consultant
12 19 (3.00%) Technical Support
12 19 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (3.00%) Linux Administrator
12 19 (3.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 18 (2.84%) Network Architect
13 18 (2.84%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.05%) LAMP
2 20 (3.15%) Web Services
3 16 (2.52%) .NET
4 8 (1.26%) HTML
4 8 (1.26%) JSP
5 6 (0.95%) CGI
5 6 (0.95%) CSS
5 6 (0.95%) XML
6 5 (0.79%) J2EE
7 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.47%) COM
8 1 (0.16%) WCF
8 1 (0.16%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.79%) Clustering
4 22 (3.47%) Fat Client
4 22 (3.47%) Thin Client
5 19 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.37%) Online Banking
6 15 (2.37%) Open Source
7 13 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.58%) BYOD
9 10 (1.58%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.42%) CMDB
10 9 (1.42%) Wiki
11 7 (1.10%) PDA
11 7 (1.10%) PKI
12 5 (0.79%) CESG
12 5 (0.79%) RMADS
12 5 (0.79%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 362 (57.10%) Windows
2 149 (23.50%) Linux
3 142 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (17.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 98 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (8.68%) Windows Vista
7 42 (6.62%) UNIX
8 34 (5.36%) CentOS
9 29 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.94%) Windows 7
11 21 (3.31%) Windows XP
12 20 (3.15%) Solaris
13 18 (2.84%) Mac OS X
14 17 (2.68%) Windows 8
14 17 (2.68%) Ubuntu
15 15 (2.37%) Debian
16 11 (1.74%) Fedora
17 10 (1.58%) Windows 2000
18 8 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
19 6 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (20.98%) ITIL
2 49 (7.73%) Information Security
3 47 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 43 (6.78%) Network Design
5 37 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
5 37 (5.84%) Configuration Management
5 37 (5.84%) Change Management
6 32 (5.05%) Service Management
7 31 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (4.73%) Network Monitoring
9 29 (4.57%) DevOps
10 28 (4.42%) SIEM
11 26 (4.10%) Cyber Security
12 24 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (3.47%) Mentoring
14 21 (3.31%) Coaching
14 21 (3.31%) Risk Management
14 21 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (3.31%) Incident Management
15 20 (3.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 107 (16.88%) SQL
2 55 (8.68%) Perl
3 51 (8.04%) Bash Shell
4 47 (7.41%) Python
5 36 (5.68%) PHP
6 31 (4.89%) Ruby
7 30 (4.73%) Java
8 22 (3.47%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.05%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.74%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.10%) Bourne shell
12 5 (0.79%) C++
13 4 (0.63%) Lua
13 4 (0.63%) C
13 4 (0.63%) C#
13 4 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 180 (28.39%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (18.14%) CCNA
3 102 (16.09%) Security Cleared
4 100 (15.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 91 (14.35%) CCNP
6 76 (11.99%) SC Cleared
7 69 (10.88%) Degree
8 66 (10.41%) MCSE
9 33 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (5.05%) MCSA
10 32 (5.05%) CISSP
11 30 (4.73%) CCA
11 30 (4.73%) Citrix Certification
12 27 (4.26%) DV Cleared
13 26 (4.10%) CCIE
13 26 (4.10%) MCITP
14 19 (3.00%) MCP
15 17 (2.68%) A+ Certification
16 16 (2.52%) Network+ Certification
17 15 (2.37%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.15%) SLA
2 33 (5.21%) PCI DSS
3 26 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.58%) QA
5 4 (0.63%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 177 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (22.56%) Active Directory
3 58 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 28 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (3.79%) vSphere
6 22 (3.47%) XenApp
6 22 (3.47%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.37%) Terminal Services
8 14 (2.21%) Samba
9 13 (2.05%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.05%) KVM
10 12 (1.89%) vCloud
10 12 (1.89%) XenServer
11 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (1.58%) Postfix
13 8 (1.26%) iptables
13 8 (1.26%) Xen
14 7 (1.10%) Snort
14 7 (1.10%) qmail
15 6 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 53 (8.36%) Puppet
2 38 (5.99%) SCCM
2 38 (5.99%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (5.52%) SCOM
3 35 (5.52%) Backup Exec
4 20 (3.15%) SCVMM
4 20 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 18 (2.84%) NetBackup
5 18 (2.84%) Salt
6 14 (2.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (1.89%) HP SIM
8 11 (1.74%) HP Data Protector
8 11 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (1.74%) Ansible
9 9 (1.42%) Nagios
9 9 (1.42%) Tivoli
10 8 (1.26%) Graphite
10 8 (1.26%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.10%) Zenoss
11 7 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 286 (45.11%) Cisco
2 231 (36.44%) VMware
3 229 (36.12%) Microsoft
4 129 (20.35%) Juniper
5 104 (16.40%) Citrix
6 67 (10.57%) CheckPoint
7 56 (8.83%) F5
8 40 (6.31%) Red Hat
8 40 (6.31%) HP
9 38 (5.99%) Symantec
10 36 (5.68%) Oracle
11 26 (4.10%) Barracuda Networks
12 22 (3.47%) McAfee
13 20 (3.15%) Dell
14 15 (2.37%) Avaya
15 13 (2.05%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.05%) Veeam
16 11 (1.74%) Websense
16 11 (1.74%) Nokia
16 11 (1.74%) Sourcefire
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Fawcetts IT
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive - depending on qualifications and experience.
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus generous benefits and relocation package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago