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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 310 246 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.22% 3.99% 4.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.68% 23.79% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 254 208 184
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
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
1207 1034 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.33% 16.76% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 821 738
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,472
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 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 2 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 +16 108 £39,500 +12.85% 14
Bristol -29 66 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Gloucestershire +11 48 £33,000 -5.71% 5
Dorset +11 44 £35,000 - 5
Somerset +21 24 £41,500 +22.96% 2
Cornwall +3 17 £21,000 -34.37%
Devon -18 4 £30,000 +66.66%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 352 (56.14%) Windows
2 276 (44.02%) Cisco
3 225 (35.89%) VMware
4 204 (32.54%) Microsoft
5 199 (31.74%) TCP/IP
6 180 (28.71%) Cisco Certification
7 172 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 167 (26.63%) WAN
9 162 (25.84%) LAN
10 158 (25.20%) Linux
11 143 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 140 (22.33%) MS Exchange
13 129 (20.57%) CCNA
14 125 (19.94%) Windows Server 2012
15 124 (19.78%) VPN
16 115 (18.34%) Active Directory
17 111 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
18 109 (17.38%) Juniper
19 105 (16.75%) ITIL
20 103 (16.43%) DNS
21 101 (16.11%) Citrix
22 99 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
23 94 (14.99%) Security Cleared
24 87 (13.88%) MS Excel
25 85 (13.56%) Network Security
26 84 (13.40%) SQL
27 82 (13.08%) Wireless
28 80 (12.76%) Exchange Server 2010
29 77 (12.28%) CCNP
30 76 (12.12%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 140 (22.33%) MS Exchange
2 80 (12.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (11.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 52 (8.29%) Apache
5 47 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (4.63%) IIS
8 27 (4.31%) Tomcat
9 26 (4.15%) Lync
10 22 (3.51%) SharePoint
11 13 (2.07%) WebLogic
11 13 (2.07%) nginx
12 7 (1.12%) Confluence
12 7 (1.12%) MediaWiki
13 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.64%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.64%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 87 (13.88%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.70%) MS Office
3 10 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.63%) Office 365
2 23 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.23%) PaaS
4 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 199 (31.74%) TCP/IP
2 167 (26.63%) WAN
3 162 (25.84%) LAN
4 124 (19.78%) VPN
5 103 (16.43%) DNS
6 85 (13.56%) Network Security
7 82 (13.08%) Wireless
8 76 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
9 73 (11.64%) MPLS
10 60 (9.57%) DHCP
11 55 (8.77%) SAN
12 48 (7.66%) VLAN
13 47 (7.50%) VoIP
14 34 (5.42%) BGP
15 32 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (4.78%) EIGRP
17 27 (4.31%) ADSL
17 27 (4.31%) SMTP
18 26 (4.15%) IPsec
19 22 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.34%) MySQL
3 16 (2.55%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.91%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.32%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.39%) Hudson
4 12 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (1.59%) Selenium
6 7 (1.12%) Subversion
6 7 (1.12%) JIRA
7 4 (0.64%) MSI
8 3 (0.48%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.48%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.32%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 51 (8.13%) Finance
2 32 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.71%) Retail
4 15 (2.39%) Aerospace
5 14 (2.23%) Electronics
6 13 (2.07%) Banking
7 9 (1.44%) Local Government
8 6 (0.96%) Military
8 6 (0.96%) Back Office
9 5 (0.80%) Legal
9 5 (0.80%) Automotive
9 5 (0.80%) Marketing
10 3 (0.48%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Law
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 91 (14.51%) Network Engineer
1 91 (14.51%) Support Engineer
2 74 (11.80%) Analyst
3 67 (10.69%) Administrator
4 55 (8.77%) Consultant
5 51 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 46 (7.34%) Architect
7 43 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 32 (5.10%) Senior Network Engineer
10 27 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 25 (3.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 25 (3.99%) Linux Administrator
12 22 (3.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 20 (3.19%) Network Analyst
14 19 (3.03%) Support Analyst
15 18 (2.87%) Security Analyst
15 18 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support
16 17 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
16 17 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.22%) LAMP
2 28 (4.47%) Web Services
3 15 (2.39%) .NET
4 12 (1.91%) CGI
5 5 (0.80%) HTML
5 5 (0.80%) J2EE
6 4 (0.64%) COM
6 4 (0.64%) CSS
7 3 (0.48%) JSP
8 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.16%) JSON
8 1 (0.16%) WCF
8 1 (0.16%) jQuery
8 1 (0.16%) HTML5
8 1 (0.16%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.16%) REST
8 1 (0.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.85%) Data Centre
2 64 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.51%) Clustering
6 20 (3.19%) Thin Client
6 20 (3.19%) Fat Client
7 14 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (1.75%) CESG
8 11 (1.75%) Online Banking
9 8 (1.28%) Wiki
10 7 (1.12%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.12%) PKI
10 7 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.12%) BYOD
11 6 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (0.96%) PDA
12 5 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.80%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 352 (56.14%) Windows
2 158 (25.20%) Linux
3 143 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 125 (19.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 111 (17.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (8.77%) Windows Vista
7 48 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (6.86%) UNIX
9 36 (5.74%) CentOS
10 25 (3.99%) Windows 7
11 22 (3.51%) Windows XP
12 19 (3.03%) Windows 8
13 18 (2.87%) Ubuntu
14 14 (2.23%) Debian
14 14 (2.23%) Fedora
14 14 (2.23%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
16 11 (1.75%) Solaris
17 6 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.80%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (16.75%) ITIL
2 37 (5.90%) Information Security
3 36 (5.74%) Change Management
3 36 (5.74%) Load Balancing
4 33 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 33 (5.26%) Network Design
5 32 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
6 31 (4.94%) Service Management
7 30 (4.78%) SIEM
8 29 (4.63%) Configuration Management
8 29 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (4.47%) Project Management
9 28 (4.47%) DevOps
10 25 (3.99%) Mentoring
10 25 (3.99%) Incident Management
11 24 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (3.83%) Migration
12 21 (3.35%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (2.87%) Business Continuity
13 18 (2.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (13.40%) SQL
2 44 (7.02%) Bash Shell
3 42 (6.70%) Python
3 42 (6.70%) Perl
3 42 (6.70%) PHP
4 35 (5.58%) Java
5 32 (5.10%) Ruby
6 21 (3.35%) Shell Script
7 15 (2.39%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.59%) C
9 7 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.96%) C++
11 3 (0.48%) VBScript
12 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.32%) Lua
13 1 (0.16%) VB
13 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 180 (28.71%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (20.57%) CCNA
3 99 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 94 (14.99%) Security Cleared
5 77 (12.28%) CCNP
6 67 (10.69%) Degree
7 65 (10.37%) SC Cleared
7 65 (10.37%) MCSE
8 35 (5.58%) MCSA
9 33 (5.26%) CISSP
10 28 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (4.15%) CCA
11 26 (4.15%) Citrix Certification
12 25 (3.99%) A+ Certification
13 24 (3.83%) Network+ Certification
14 22 (3.51%) MCITP
15 18 (2.87%) CCIE
16 16 (2.55%) DV Cleared
17 14 (2.23%) CCSE
18 13 (2.07%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.02%) SLA
2 25 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.67%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.75%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.48%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.48%) QA
6 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.16%) BS7799
System Software
1 172 (27.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (18.34%) Active Directory
3 61 (9.73%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.58%) vSphere
5 24 (3.83%) KVM
5 24 (3.83%) VMware ESX
6 22 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (2.87%) XenApp
8 17 (2.71%) Samba
9 13 (2.07%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 11 (1.75%) Snort
12 10 (1.59%) Postfix
12 10 (1.59%) XenServer
12 10 (1.59%) XenDesktop
13 9 (1.44%) Xen
14 7 (1.12%) iptables
15 2 (0.32%) UAG
15 2 (0.32%) vCloud
15 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 52 (8.29%) Puppet
2 42 (6.70%) SCCM
3 37 (5.90%) SCOM
4 32 (5.10%) Backup Exec
5 26 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.87%) NetBackup
7 15 (2.39%) SCVMM
8 14 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (2.23%) Graphite
9 13 (2.07%) Salt
9 13 (2.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 11 (1.75%) HP SIM
10 11 (1.75%) Ansible
11 9 (1.44%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (1.12%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.80%) vMotion
14 4 (0.64%) Tivoli
15 3 (0.48%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 276 (44.02%) Cisco
2 225 (35.89%) VMware
3 204 (32.54%) Microsoft
4 109 (17.38%) Juniper
5 101 (16.11%) Citrix
6 51 (8.13%) Red Hat
7 50 (7.97%) CheckPoint
8 37 (5.90%) F5
9 34 (5.42%) Symantec
9 34 (5.42%) HP
10 29 (4.63%) Oracle
11 17 (2.71%) McAfee
11 17 (2.71%) SonicWALL
12 16 (2.55%) Barracuda Networks
13 15 (2.39%) Dell
14 14 (2.23%) Nokia
14 14 (2.23%) Veeam
15 13 (2.07%) Avaya
16 12 (1.91%) SolarWinds
17 11 (1.75%) Websense
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £26,000 to £33,000 per annum + car and comprehensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Salary: £40k-50k + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago