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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 50 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 299 230 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.09% 3.74% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.84% 21.93% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 261 196 178
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £57,500 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
1157 1049 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.69% 17.07% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 878 697
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Wiltshire +17 111 £39,250 +40.17% 11
Bristol -22 56 £37,500 - 16
Gloucestershire +4 44 £35,500 +1.42% 4
Dorset +6 38 £35,000 +6.06% 4
Somerset +20 31 £28,500 -21.91% 4
Cornwall -1 13 £21,000 -16.00%
Devon -7 5 £30,000 +66.66% 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 341 (55.81%) Windows
2 271 (44.35%) Cisco
3 230 (37.64%) VMware
4 199 (32.57%) TCP/IP
5 191 (31.26%) Microsoft
6 177 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 171 (27.99%) Cisco Certification
8 167 (27.33%) Linux
9 163 (26.68%) WAN
10 161 (26.35%) LAN
11 146 (23.90%) MS Exchange
12 144 (23.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 137 (22.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 125 (20.46%) VPN
15 121 (19.80%) CCNA
16 116 (18.99%) Active Directory
17 110 (18.00%) DNS
18 109 (17.84%) Windows Server 2003
19 102 (16.69%) ITIL
20 101 (16.53%) Juniper
21 97 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
22 96 (15.71%) Citrix
23 92 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2010
24 91 (14.89%) MS Excel
25 90 (14.73%) Security Cleared
26 82 (13.42%) Network Security
27 81 (13.26%) Data Centre
28 80 (13.09%) SQL
29 79 (12.93%) Wireless
30 77 (12.60%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 146 (23.90%) MS Exchange
2 92 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (12.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 53 (8.67%) Apache
5 45 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (5.07%) Lync
7 26 (4.26%) Tomcat
7 26 (4.26%) IIS
8 25 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (3.60%) SharePoint
10 16 (2.62%) WebLogic
11 14 (2.29%) nginx
12 8 (1.31%) Confluence
12 8 (1.31%) MediaWiki
13 4 (0.65%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.65%) SAS
14 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 91 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.06%) MS Office
3 12 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (3.93%) Office 365
2 17 (2.78%) PaaS
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.49%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 199 (32.57%) TCP/IP
2 163 (26.68%) WAN
3 161 (26.35%) LAN
4 125 (20.46%) VPN
5 110 (18.00%) DNS
6 82 (13.42%) Network Security
7 79 (12.93%) Wireless
8 72 (11.78%) MPLS
9 68 (11.13%) Cisco ASA
10 63 (10.31%) DHCP
11 54 (8.84%) SAN
12 50 (8.18%) VoIP
13 45 (7.36%) VLAN
14 38 (6.22%) BGP
15 32 (5.24%) EIGRP
16 30 (4.91%) SMTP
17 29 (4.75%) Cisco Nexus
18 28 (4.58%) ADSL
19 27 (4.42%) IPsec
20 26 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.20%) MySQL
3 19 (3.11%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.45%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (5.07%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (2.29%) Hudson
5 9 (1.47%) Selenium
6 8 (1.31%) Subversion
6 8 (1.31%) JIRA
7 4 (0.65%) MSI
8 3 (0.49%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.49%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.16%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 47 (7.69%) Finance
2 35 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.95%) Aerospace
3 18 (2.95%) Electronics
4 16 (2.62%) Retail
5 12 (1.96%) Banking
6 9 (1.47%) Local Government
7 7 (1.15%) Legal
8 6 (0.98%) Marketing
8 6 (0.98%) Military
9 4 (0.65%) Advertising
9 4 (0.65%) Law
9 4 (0.65%) Back Office
10 3 (0.49%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (15.71%) Network Engineer
2 95 (15.55%) Support Engineer
3 87 (14.24%) Analyst
4 58 (9.49%) Administrator
5 52 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 47 (7.69%) Consultant
7 40 (6.55%) Architect
8 36 (5.89%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (5.89%) 2nd Line Support
9 32 (5.24%) Senior Network Engineer
10 28 (4.58%) Network Analyst
10 28 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 24 (3.93%) Support Analyst
11 24 (3.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 24 (3.93%) Linux Administrator
12 21 (3.44%) Security Analyst
13 19 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (3.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 16 (2.62%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (2.62%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.04%) LAMP
2 27 (4.42%) Web Services
3 15 (2.45%) CGI
3 15 (2.45%) .NET
4 5 (0.82%) J2EE
4 5 (0.82%) HTML
5 4 (0.65%) COM
6 3 (0.49%) CSS
7 2 (0.33%) JSP
8 1 (0.16%) Middleware
8 1 (0.16%) JSON
8 1 (0.16%) WCF
8 1 (0.16%) WPF
8 1 (0.16%) jQuery
8 1 (0.16%) HTML5
8 1 (0.16%) REST
8 1 (0.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.26%) Data Centre
2 64 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.95%) Clustering
6 17 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 17 (2.78%) Fat Client
7 16 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (1.80%) CESG
8 11 (1.80%) Online Banking
9 9 (1.47%) Wiki
10 7 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (0.98%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.98%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.82%) PDA
12 5 (0.82%) Statistics
12 5 (0.82%) BYOD
13 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.65%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 341 (55.81%) Windows
2 167 (27.33%) Linux
3 144 (23.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 137 (22.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (17.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (7.69%) Windows Vista
8 39 (6.38%) UNIX
9 35 (5.73%) CentOS
10 28 (4.58%) Windows 7
11 22 (3.60%) Windows XP
12 21 (3.44%) Ubuntu
13 16 (2.62%) Debian
14 15 (2.45%) Oracle Linux
14 15 (2.45%) Windows 8
15 13 (2.13%) Fedora
16 12 (1.96%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.96%) Solaris
17 6 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.98%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (16.69%) ITIL
2 38 (6.22%) Change Management
3 32 (5.24%) Information Security
3 32 (5.24%) Project Management
3 32 (5.24%) Load Balancing
3 32 (5.24%) SIEM
4 30 (4.91%) Network Design
5 28 (4.58%) Incident Management
5 28 (4.58%) Migration
6 27 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (4.42%) DevOps
7 26 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
7 26 (4.26%) Service Management
8 24 (3.93%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (3.44%) Configuration Management
10 21 (3.44%) Mentoring
11 20 (3.27%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (3.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (2.95%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 80 (13.09%) SQL
2 46 (7.53%) PHP
3 43 (7.04%) Perl
4 42 (6.87%) Java
5 41 (6.71%) Python
6 39 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 31 (5.07%) Ruby
8 24 (3.93%) Shell Script
9 17 (2.78%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.80%) C
11 9 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.65%) C++
13 3 (0.49%) VBScript
14 2 (0.33%) C#
15 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.16%) VB
15 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 171 (27.99%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (19.80%) CCNA
3 97 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 90 (14.73%) Security Cleared
5 77 (12.60%) CCNP
6 66 (10.80%) Degree
7 61 (9.98%) SC Cleared
7 61 (9.98%) MCSE
8 39 (6.38%) MCSA
9 31 (5.07%) CISSP
10 26 (4.26%) Network+ Certification
10 26 (4.26%) A+ Certification
11 22 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (3.27%) CCA
12 20 (3.27%) Citrix Certification
13 18 (2.95%) MCITP
14 17 (2.78%) CCIE
15 14 (2.29%) CCSA
15 14 (2.29%) CCSE
16 10 (1.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.49%) SLA
2 23 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.29%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.33%) QA
6 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.16%) BS7799
System Software
1 177 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (18.99%) Active Directory
3 65 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 36 (5.89%) vSphere
5 27 (4.42%) KVM
6 23 (3.76%) VMware ESX
7 20 (3.27%) XenApp
8 18 (2.95%) Samba
9 17 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (2.62%) Terminal Services
11 11 (1.80%) Postfix
12 10 (1.64%) Snort
12 10 (1.64%) XenServer
13 9 (1.47%) Xen
14 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (1.31%) iptables
15 6 (0.98%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.49%) ProxySG
16 3 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 52 (8.51%) Puppet
2 33 (5.40%) SCCM
3 31 (5.07%) SCOM
4 25 (4.09%) Backup Exec
5 24 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.11%) NetBackup
7 17 (2.78%) Graphite
8 14 (2.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 13 (2.13%) HP SIM
9 13 (2.13%) Salt
10 12 (1.96%) Ansible
11 9 (1.47%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (1.31%) SCVMM
12 8 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (1.31%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.65%) WSUS
13 4 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.65%) vMotion
14 3 (0.49%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 271 (44.35%) Cisco
2 230 (37.64%) VMware
3 191 (31.26%) Microsoft
4 101 (16.53%) Juniper
5 96 (15.71%) Citrix
6 56 (9.17%) CheckPoint
7 53 (8.67%) Red Hat
8 32 (5.24%) F5
9 31 (5.07%) HP
10 30 (4.91%) Oracle
10 30 (4.91%) Symantec
11 20 (3.27%) SonicWALL
12 17 (2.78%) Avaya
13 16 (2.62%) Barracuda Networks
14 15 (2.45%) Dell
15 13 (2.13%) Nokia
15 13 (2.13%) McAfee
16 12 (1.96%) SolarWinds
17 11 (1.80%) Veeam
18 10 (1.64%) ArcSight
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