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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 46 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 310 185 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.17% 3.50% 4.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.47% 20.62% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 266 160 192
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
985 897 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.44% 16.99% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 845 721 892
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +20 103 £45,000 +16.88% 23
Wiltshire +15 68 £38,000 -5.00% 22
Gloucestershire +20 66 £33,250 -16.87% 14
Dorset -10 37 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Devon +8 11 £30,000 +30.43% 4
Somerset 0 10 £28,000 -4.14% 3
Cornwall - 7 £21,000 - 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 374 (59.37%) Windows
2 285 (45.24%) Cisco
3 244 (38.73%) VMware
4 243 (38.57%) Microsoft
5 195 (30.95%) TCP/IP
6 180 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 179 (28.41%) Cisco Certification
8 167 (26.51%) Linux
9 165 (26.19%) Active Directory
10 160 (25.40%) VPN
11 144 (22.86%) ITIL
12 143 (22.70%) WAN
13 137 (21.75%) MS Exchange
14 136 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 132 (20.95%) Juniper
16 131 (20.79%) LAN
17 120 (19.05%) SQL
18 114 (18.10%) CCNA
18 114 (18.10%) Security Cleared
19 112 (17.78%) DNS
20 110 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
21 108 (17.14%) MS Excel
22 106 (16.83%) Citrix
23 92 (14.60%) CCNP
24 89 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
25 88 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
26 83 (13.17%) SC Cleared
26 83 (13.17%) Network Security
26 83 (13.17%) Windows Server 2012
27 79 (12.54%) DHCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (21.75%) MS Exchange
2 55 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (6.35%) IIS
5 39 (6.19%) Apache
6 37 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 33 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (3.65%) SharePoint
9 18 (2.86%) Lync
10 13 (2.06%) nginx
11 10 (1.59%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.11%) Confluence
13 7 (1.11%) MediaWiki
14 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.48%) MQSeries
17 2 (0.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
17 2 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
18 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 108 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 73 (11.59%) MS Office
3 11 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.97%) Office 365
2 7 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.95%) PaaS
4 4 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 195 (30.95%) TCP/IP
2 160 (25.40%) VPN
3 143 (22.70%) WAN
4 131 (20.79%) LAN
5 112 (17.78%) DNS
6 89 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
7 83 (13.17%) Network Security
8 79 (12.54%) DHCP
9 73 (11.59%) Wireless
10 72 (11.43%) SAN
11 60 (9.52%) MPLS
12 51 (8.10%) VLAN
13 44 (6.98%) VoIP
14 43 (6.83%) HTTP
15 37 (5.87%) LDAP
16 36 (5.71%) Internet
17 34 (5.40%) SMTP
18 33 (5.24%) SSL
19 31 (4.92%) IPsec
20 28 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.41%) MySQL
3 18 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.63%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (3.65%) Jenkins
2 19 (3.02%) Hudson
3 15 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.43%) MSI
5 8 (1.27%) InstallShield
5 8 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (1.27%) ClearQuest
5 8 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.11%) Subversion
6 7 (1.11%) JIRA
7 6 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.63%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 71 (11.27%) Finance
2 33 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.29%) Aerospace
4 13 (2.06%) Banking
5 12 (1.90%) Electronics
6 8 (1.27%) Retail
7 5 (0.79%) Local Government
7 5 (0.79%) Back Office
7 5 (0.79%) Automotive
8 4 (0.63%) Advertising
9 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) German Language
10 2 (0.32%) Marketing
10 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 97 (15.40%) Network Engineer
2 89 (14.13%) Support Engineer
3 79 (12.54%) Consultant
4 57 (9.05%) Analyst
5 54 (8.57%) Administrator
6 51 (8.10%) Architect
7 38 (6.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 36 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 33 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
10 32 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
11 25 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (3.97%) Security Engineer
11 25 (3.97%) IT Support
12 24 (3.81%) Technical Support
13 20 (3.17%) Help Desk Support
13 20 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (3.02%) Network Architect
15 18 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
16 17 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.02%) LAMP
2 15 (2.38%) .NET
3 9 (1.43%) J2EE
4 8 (1.27%) JSP
4 8 (1.27%) Web Services
4 8 (1.27%) HTML
5 7 (1.11%) CSS
6 6 (0.95%) XML
6 6 (0.95%) CGI
7 3 (0.48%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.32%) COM
9 1 (0.16%) Middleware
9 1 (0.16%) WCF
9 1 (0.16%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 36 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.81%) Clustering
3 18 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 18 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 18 (2.86%) Open Source
4 15 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.06%) Blackberry
6 12 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.59%) Wiki
8 9 (1.43%) CMDB
8 9 (1.43%) PKI
9 7 (1.11%) PDA
9 7 (1.11%) Online Banking
9 7 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.95%) Statistics
10 6 (0.95%) CESG
11 5 (0.79%) RMADS
11 5 (0.79%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 374 (59.37%) Windows
2 167 (26.51%) Linux
3 136 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 110 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (13.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (7.62%) Windows Vista
7 46 (7.30%) UNIX
8 30 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 28 (4.44%) Solaris
9 28 (4.44%) Windows XP
10 26 (4.13%) CentOS
11 22 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (3.49%) Windows 8
12 17 (2.70%) Ubuntu
13 16 (2.54%) Mac OS X
14 14 (2.22%) Debian
15 10 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (1.59%) Windows 2000
16 9 (1.43%) Android
17 6 (0.95%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (22.86%) ITIL
2 54 (8.57%) Information Security
3 53 (8.41%) Load Balancing
4 49 (7.78%) Configuration Management
5 48 (7.62%) Change Management
6 43 (6.83%) Network Design
6 43 (6.83%) Cyber Security
7 40 (6.35%) Service Management
8 33 (5.24%) Technical Architecture
9 31 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
9 31 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 29 (4.60%) Coaching
11 25 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (3.81%) Risk Management
12 24 (3.81%) DevOps
13 21 (3.33%) Network Management
13 21 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (3.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 120 (19.05%) SQL
2 66 (10.48%) Perl
3 65 (10.32%) Python
4 42 (6.67%) PHP
4 42 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 33 (5.24%) Java
6 28 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 26 (4.13%) Ruby
8 12 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.27%) C
10 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.11%) Bourne shell
10 7 (1.11%) C++
11 4 (0.63%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.63%) Lua
11 4 (0.63%) C#
12 1 (0.16%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 179 (28.41%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (18.10%) CCNA
2 114 (18.10%) Security Cleared
3 92 (14.60%) CCNP
4 88 (13.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (13.17%) SC Cleared
6 78 (12.38%) Degree
7 56 (8.89%) MCSE
8 32 (5.08%) DV Cleared
9 30 (4.76%) MCSA
10 28 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 27 (4.29%) CCIE
12 26 (4.13%) CCA
12 26 (4.13%) Citrix Certification
12 26 (4.13%) CISSP
13 24 (3.81%) MCP
14 23 (3.65%) MCITP
15 12 (1.90%) A+ Certification
16 11 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
16 11 (1.75%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.89%) SLA
2 31 (4.92%) PCI DSS
3 22 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.90%) QA
5 4 (0.63%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 180 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 165 (26.19%) Active Directory
3 57 (9.05%) Hyper-V
4 30 (4.76%) XenApp
5 29 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (4.13%) VMware ESX
7 23 (3.65%) vSphere
8 16 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 16 (2.54%) Terminal Services
8 16 (2.54%) Samba
9 13 (2.06%) XenServer
9 13 (2.06%) vCloud
10 11 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.43%) Postfix
12 7 (1.11%) qmail
12 7 (1.11%) iptables
13 6 (0.95%) KVM
13 6 (0.95%) NFS
13 6 (0.95%) Firmware
14 4 (0.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 49 (7.78%) Puppet
2 41 (6.51%) SCCM
3 38 (6.03%) SCOM
4 31 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (4.76%) Backup Exec
6 24 (3.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 20 (3.17%) SCVMM
8 19 (3.02%) NetBackup
9 18 (2.86%) Salt
10 14 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 13 (2.06%) HP SIM
12 12 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
12 12 (1.90%) Ansible
12 12 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
13 10 (1.59%) Nagios
14 9 (1.43%) Tivoli
15 8 (1.27%) Graphite
15 8 (1.27%) WSUS
16 7 (1.11%) yum
16 7 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 285 (45.24%) Cisco
2 244 (38.73%) VMware
3 243 (38.57%) Microsoft
4 132 (20.95%) Juniper
5 106 (16.83%) Citrix
6 78 (12.38%) CheckPoint
7 60 (9.52%) F5
8 48 (7.62%) HP
9 46 (7.30%) Oracle
10 45 (7.14%) Symantec
11 34 (5.40%) Red Hat
12 30 (4.76%) McAfee
13 26 (4.13%) Dell
13 26 (4.13%) Barracuda Networks
14 15 (2.38%) Veeam
15 14 (2.22%) SolarWinds
15 14 (2.22%) Sourcefire
16 12 (1.90%) IBM
17 11 (1.75%) Websense
17 11 (1.75%) Apple
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