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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 54 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 258 285 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.00% 4.99% 4.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.48% 26.49% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 200 250 263
Median salary £39,250 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,050 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
906 1076 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.55% 18.83% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 742 947 921
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +19 86 £43,250 +6.79% 15
Gloucestershire -8 75 £44,000 -5.88% 6
Wiltshire +8 57 £35,000 - 6
Somerset 0 14 £34,500 +6.15% 2
Devon -4 12 £27,500 -31.25%
Dorset -5 7 £27,500 -3.50% 3
Cornwall - 5 £24,500 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 352 (57.89%) Windows
2 266 (43.75%) Cisco
3 249 (40.95%) VMware
4 228 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 227 (37.34%) Microsoft
6 194 (31.91%) Active Directory
7 193 (31.74%) Linux
8 186 (30.59%) ITIL
8 186 (30.59%) CCNA
9 182 (29.93%) TCP/IP
10 179 (29.44%) MS Exchange
11 167 (27.47%) Security Cleared
12 155 (25.49%) WAN
13 153 (25.16%) Windows Server
14 143 (23.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 140 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 136 (22.37%) VPN
17 135 (22.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 131 (21.55%) DNS
18 131 (21.55%) LAN
19 120 (19.74%) MCSE
20 113 (18.59%) Exchange Server 2010
21 108 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
22 105 (17.27%) MS Excel
23 104 (17.11%) Cisco ASA
24 97 (15.95%) Network Security
25 95 (15.63%) SC Cleared
26 90 (14.80%) DHCP
26 90 (14.80%) SQL Server
26 90 (14.80%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 179 (29.44%) MS Exchange
2 113 (18.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 86 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 51 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (6.74%) IIS
6 19 (3.13%) Apache Pig
7 16 (2.63%) Apache
8 12 (1.97%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.81%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.81%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.64%) CloudStack
11 9 (1.48%) JBoss
11 9 (1.48%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.48%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.33%) Moodle
13 2 (0.33%) Totara
14 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 105 (17.27%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.78%) MS Office
3 11 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 79 (12.99%) Office 365
2 26 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.15%) IaaS
5 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.49%) PaaS
5 3 (0.49%) SaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Route 53
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 182 (29.93%) TCP/IP
2 155 (25.49%) WAN
3 136 (22.37%) VPN
4 131 (21.55%) DNS
4 131 (21.55%) LAN
5 104 (17.11%) Cisco ASA
6 97 (15.95%) Network Security
7 90 (14.80%) DHCP
8 68 (11.18%) VLAN
9 63 (10.36%) MPLS
10 62 (10.20%) SAN
11 57 (9.38%) VoIP
11 57 (9.38%) Wireless
12 55 (9.05%) SMTP
13 50 (8.22%) HTTP
14 42 (6.91%) Internet
15 41 (6.74%) SSL
16 38 (6.25%) Ethernet
16 38 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
17 37 (6.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.62%) Big Data
3 21 (3.45%) MySQL
4 19 (3.13%) Apache Hive
4 19 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.49%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.16%) Redis
10 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.16%) Riak
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 19 (3.13%) JIRA
2 11 (1.81%) Redmine
3 10 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.64%) Subversion
3 10 (1.64%) TeamCity
4 8 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (1.32%) Bitbucket
4 8 (1.32%) CodeSonar
4 8 (1.32%) git-flow
4 8 (1.32%) Robot Framework
4 8 (1.32%) Selenium
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (11.02%) Finance
2 49 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.28%) Games
4 12 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 12 (1.97%) Retail
5 10 (1.64%) Marketing
6 8 (1.32%) Electronics
7 5 (0.82%) Advertising
7 5 (0.82%) Law
7 5 (0.82%) Military
8 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.33%) Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 148 (24.34%) Network Engineer
2 113 (18.59%) Support Engineer
3 59 (9.70%) Analyst
4 54 (8.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 52 (8.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 49 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 48 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
8 46 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 46 (7.57%) Administrator
8 46 (7.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 45 (7.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 41 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 40 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
12 27 (4.44%) IT Support
12 27 (4.44%) Platform Engineer
12 27 (4.44%) Security Engineer
13 25 (4.11%) Consultant
13 25 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
14 23 (3.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.78%) .NET
2 19 (3.13%) Java EE
2 19 (3.13%) STL
3 18 (2.96%) LAMP
4 11 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (1.81%) SOAP
5 10 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.48%) REST
7 8 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.32%) Django
7 8 (1.32%) Node.js
7 8 (1.32%) Spring MVC
8 7 (1.15%) CSS
8 7 (1.15%) HTML
9 6 (0.99%) Web Services
10 4 (0.66%) RESTful
11 3 (0.49%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.49%) CAdES
11 3 (0.49%) PAdES
11 3 (0.49%) XAdES
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.34%) Data Centre
2 64 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 42 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.09%) Replication
5 26 (4.28%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.45%) Clustering
7 19 (3.13%) CESG
8 14 (2.30%) Cybercrime
9 13 (2.14%) NHS
10 11 (1.81%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.48%) PKI
11 9 (1.48%) Statistics
12 8 (1.32%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.15%) EMC VNX
14 6 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (0.99%) EPoS
15 5 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
16 4 (0.66%) iPad
17 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 352 (57.89%) Windows
2 193 (31.74%) Linux
3 153 (25.16%) Windows Server
4 135 (22.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 70 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (5.92%) Apple iOS
8 29 (4.77%) Mac OS X
8 29 (4.77%) Unix
9 26 (4.28%) Windows 7
10 22 (3.62%) Windows 8
11 21 (3.45%) Android
12 20 (3.29%) Solaris
12 20 (3.29%) Windows 10
13 14 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (1.97%) VMS
15 8 (1.32%) CentOS
15 8 (1.32%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.32%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (30.59%) ITIL
2 69 (11.35%) Cybersecurity
3 58 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (8.39%) High Availability
5 50 (8.22%) Load Balancing
6 47 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 47 (7.73%) Ethical Hacking
7 41 (6.74%) Mentoring
8 40 (6.58%) Project Management
8 40 (6.58%) Service Delivery
9 37 (6.09%) ITIL V3
9 37 (6.09%) Problem Management
9 37 (6.09%) Software Engineering
10 36 (5.92%) Penetration Testing
11 33 (5.43%) Service Management
12 31 (5.10%) Network Management
12 31 (5.10%) Reverse Engineering
13 29 (4.77%) PRINCE2
14 28 (4.61%) Incident Management
15 26 (4.28%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 84 (13.82%) SQL
2 55 (9.05%) C
3 32 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 29 (4.77%) C#
4 29 (4.77%) C++
5 28 (4.61%) Bash Shell
5 28 (4.61%) Python
6 27 (4.44%) Java
7 19 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 15 (2.47%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.14%) PHP
9 13 (2.14%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.81%) Korn
11 9 (1.48%) Ruby
12 2 (0.33%) Lua
12 2 (0.33%) Perl
12 2 (0.33%) VB
13 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 228 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (30.59%) CCNA
3 167 (27.47%) Security Cleared
4 143 (23.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 120 (19.74%) MCSE
6 95 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 73 (12.01%) DV Cleared
8 71 (11.68%) CISSP
9 70 (11.51%) CCNP
10 52 (8.55%) MCSA
11 51 (8.39%) Network+ Certification
12 48 (7.89%) SANS
13 45 (7.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 43 (7.07%) GIAC
15 42 (6.91%) Linux+ Certification
15 42 (6.91%) SSCP
16 37 (6.09%) MCP
17 35 (5.76%) Degree
18 32 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
18 32 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.73%) SLA
2 19 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.48%) QA
4 2 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.33%) RMADS
5 1 (0.16%) DICOM
5 1 (0.16%) GPG13
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 194 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 140 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (11.35%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.26%) vSphere
5 23 (3.78%) Terminal Services
6 17 (2.80%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.47%) XenServer
8 14 (2.30%) Firmware
9 12 (1.97%) NFS
9 12 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.81%) Docker
10 11 (1.81%) Samba
11 10 (1.64%) Xen
12 9 (1.48%) Snort
13 5 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.66%) KVM
14 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.66%) XenApp
15 3 (0.49%) Squid
Systems Management
1 35 (5.76%) Puppet
2 26 (4.28%) Backup Exec
3 24 (3.95%) Ansible
4 21 (3.45%) Tivoli
5 18 (2.96%) NetBackup
6 17 (2.80%) Salt
7 15 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (1.97%) Nagios
10 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (1.48%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (1.48%) Cobbler
11 9 (1.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 9 (1.48%) Terraform
12 7 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (1.15%) RSA enVision
13 6 (0.99%) WSUS
14 5 (0.82%) SCCM
15 4 (0.66%) FortiGate
16 3 (0.49%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 266 (43.75%) Cisco
2 249 (40.95%) VMware
3 227 (37.34%) Microsoft
4 90 (14.80%) HP
5 82 (13.49%) CheckPoint
6 79 (12.99%) Juniper
7 57 (9.38%) Dell
8 38 (6.25%) Veeam
9 35 (5.76%) ProCurve
10 33 (5.43%) EMC
11 32 (5.26%) Symantec
12 30 (4.93%) F5
13 28 (4.61%) WatchGuard
14 27 (4.44%) Palo Alto
15 26 (4.28%) Citrix
15 26 (4.28%) SolarWinds
16 25 (4.11%) IBM
17 22 (3.62%) Draytek
18 20 (3.29%) Veritas
19 19 (3.13%) Red Hat
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k + package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Radstock, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + salary reviews / training
Posted: 2 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 plus monetary benefits and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Dorchester, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum bonus,20days hols,career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £37000 - £39000 per annum + a benefits package.
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole, Dorset
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Portishead, Bristol, Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea,...
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Portishead, Bristol, Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea,...
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits, dependent on e
Posted: 3 days ago
Portishead, Bristol, Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea,...
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Portishead, Bristol, Clevedon, Somerset, Nailsea,...
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension plan.
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum +excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 21 days ago