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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 59 65 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 241 206 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.88% 4.11% 5.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.51% 24.85% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 213 177 280
Average salary £29,750 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.13% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
1025 829 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.49% 16.56% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 887 652 992
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +3 82 £25,750 -16.93% 8
Bristol -25 64 £40,000 - 15
Dorset +15 40 £31,750 -20.62% 4
Gloucestershire -2 23 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Somerset -12 16 £25,500 -21.53% 12
Cornwall - 9 £25,000 - 1
Devon -22 4 £29,500 - 3
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 342 (71.85%) Windows
2 211 (44.33%) Active Directory
2 211 (44.33%) VMware
3 189 (39.71%) Microsoft
4 171 (35.92%) Cisco
4 171 (35.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 151 (31.72%) MS Exchange
6 149 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 131 (27.52%) VPN
8 121 (25.42%) DNS
9 120 (25.21%) LAN
10 118 (24.79%) TCP/IP
11 113 (23.74%) WAN
12 108 (22.69%) MS Excel
13 107 (22.48%) Linux
14 103 (21.64%) ITIL
15 99 (20.80%) Citrix
15 99 (20.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 99 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
16 94 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
17 93 (19.54%) SQL Server
18 87 (18.28%) SAN
18 87 (18.28%) Windows 7
19 86 (18.07%) DHCP
20 80 (16.81%) Juniper
21 78 (16.39%) Degree
21 78 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
22 75 (15.76%) CCNA
23 74 (15.55%) Windows Server 2012
24 73 (15.34%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 151 (31.72%) MS Exchange
2 78 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (14.92%) IIS
4 50 (10.50%) SharePoint
5 39 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (4.62%) Apache
9 21 (4.41%) Lync
10 9 (1.89%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.05%) nginx
13 4 (0.84%) Documentum
13 4 (0.84%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.42%) Zimbra
16 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
16 1 (0.21%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 108 (22.69%) MS Excel
2 69 (14.50%) MS Office
3 10 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) MS Project
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) AWD
3 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.04%) Office 365
2 8 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.05%) SaaS
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 131 (27.52%) VPN
2 121 (25.42%) DNS
3 120 (25.21%) LAN
4 118 (24.79%) TCP/IP
5 113 (23.74%) WAN
6 87 (18.28%) SAN
7 86 (18.07%) DHCP
8 55 (11.55%) Internet
9 48 (10.08%) Network Security
10 45 (9.45%) Wireless
10 45 (9.45%) VLAN
11 35 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (6.93%) NAS
12 33 (6.93%) VoIP
13 31 (6.51%) IPsec
14 29 (6.09%) BGP
14 29 (6.09%) SMTP
15 28 (5.88%) HTTP
16 27 (5.67%) MPLS
17 25 (5.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.35%) MySQL
3 19 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.68%) Big Data
6 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.42%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Subversion
2 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 55 (11.55%) Finance
2 35 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.57%) Back Office
4 8 (1.68%) Banking
4 8 (1.68%) Retail
5 6 (1.26%) Legal
5 6 (1.26%) French Language
5 6 (1.26%) German Language
5 6 (1.26%) Italian Language
5 6 (1.26%) Spanish Language
6 4 (0.84%) Electronics
6 4 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.84%) Marketing
7 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.42%) Automotive
8 2 (0.42%) Law
8 2 (0.42%) Publishing
8 2 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 92 (19.33%) Support Engineer
2 69 (14.50%) Analyst
3 55 (11.55%) Consultant
4 47 (9.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 41 (8.61%) Administrator
6 39 (8.19%) Network Engineer
7 32 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 31 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
8 31 (6.51%) IT Support
9 26 (5.46%) Support Analyst
9 26 (5.46%) Technical Support
10 23 (4.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 22 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 20 (4.20%) Service Analyst
12 20 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 19 (3.99%) Service Desk Analyst
13 19 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
14 17 (3.57%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.83%) XML
2 19 (3.99%) HTML
3 12 (2.52%) Web Services
4 5 (1.05%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.63%) .NET
6 2 (0.42%) CSS
6 2 (0.42%) JSP
6 2 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.21%) Ajax
7 1 (0.21%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.21%) STL
7 1 (0.21%) Middleware
7 1 (0.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.20%) Thin Client
2 20 (4.20%) Fat Client
3 19 (3.99%) PKI
3 19 (3.99%) Blackberry
4 17 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.94%) PDA
6 12 (2.52%) Clustering
7 10 (2.10%) Wiki
8 8 (1.68%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.47%) Open Source
9 7 (1.47%) iPad
10 6 (1.26%) EPoS
11 5 (1.05%) CESG
11 5 (1.05%) Replication
12 4 (0.84%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 342 (71.85%) Windows
2 171 (35.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 107 (22.48%) Linux
4 99 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (18.28%) Windows 7
6 74 (15.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (9.45%) Windows Vista
8 44 (9.24%) Windows XP
9 33 (6.93%) Windows 8
10 22 (4.62%) UNIX
11 15 (3.15%) Ubuntu
12 13 (2.73%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.68%) AIX
14 6 (1.26%) Solaris
14 6 (1.26%) CentOS
14 6 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.05%) Debian
15 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.84%) SUSE
16 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (21.64%) ITIL
2 48 (10.08%) Network Design
3 36 (7.56%) Mentoring
4 32 (6.72%) Service Management
5 26 (5.46%) Network Monitoring
6 22 (4.62%) Time Management
7 21 (4.41%) Project Management
8 20 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (3.99%) Load Balancing
9 19 (3.99%) Service Delivery
9 19 (3.99%) Change Management
9 19 (3.99%) Migration
10 18 (3.78%) Configuration Management
10 18 (3.78%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (3.36%) Problem Management
12 15 (3.15%) Information Security
13 14 (2.94%) Network Management
13 14 (2.94%) Change Control
14 13 (2.73%) Incident Management
14 13 (2.73%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.34%) SQL
2 21 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.94%) Java
4 11 (2.31%) Bash Shell
5 9 (1.89%) VB
6 8 (1.68%) Perl
6 8 (1.68%) Python
7 5 (1.05%) Ruby
7 5 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.05%) VBScript
8 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.84%) C#
9 3 (0.63%) PHP
9 3 (0.63%) C
9 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.42%) C++
10 2 (0.42%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 99 (20.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (16.39%) Degree
4 75 (15.76%) CCNA
5 65 (13.66%) Security Cleared
6 53 (11.13%) MCSE
7 48 (10.08%) CCNP
7 48 (10.08%) SC Cleared
8 40 (8.40%) MCSA
9 29 (6.09%) MCP
10 24 (5.04%) MCITP
11 23 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (3.78%) CCA
12 18 (3.78%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (2.31%) A+ Certification
15 10 (2.10%) CCDP
16 8 (1.68%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (1.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.34%) SLA
2 13 (2.73%) HMG Infosec
3 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.42%) QA
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 211 (44.33%) Active Directory
2 149 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.56%) VMware ESX
5 27 (5.67%) vSphere
6 25 (5.25%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.31%) XenApp
7 11 (2.31%) MetaFrame
8 10 (2.10%) UAG
8 10 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.89%) XenServer
9 9 (1.89%) ProxySG
10 7 (1.47%) Xen
11 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.63%) NFS
12 3 (0.63%) Samba
13 2 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (6.51%) Backup Exec
2 18 (3.78%) SCCM
3 15 (3.15%) Nagios
4 13 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (2.52%) WSUS
6 8 (1.68%) logstash
7 7 (1.47%) ARCserve
8 5 (1.05%) SCOM
8 5 (1.05%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.84%) MOM
9 4 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.63%) Netcool
10 3 (0.63%) Check_MK
10 3 (0.63%) Puppet
11 2 (0.42%) Icinga
Vendors
1 211 (44.33%) VMware
2 189 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 171 (35.92%) Cisco
4 99 (20.80%) Citrix
5 80 (16.81%) Juniper
6 60 (12.61%) CheckPoint
7 43 (9.03%) HP
8 33 (6.93%) Dell
9 29 (6.09%) F5
10 26 (5.46%) Avaya
11 25 (5.25%) SonicWALL
12 24 (5.04%) Symantec
13 22 (4.62%) Apple
14 20 (4.20%) Oracle
15 15 (3.15%) SolarWinds
16 14 (2.94%) EMC
17 13 (2.73%) Veeam
18 12 (2.52%) NetApp
19 11 (2.31%) WatchGuard
19 11 (2.31%) Nokia
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