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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 45 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 296 305 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.52% 5.16% 3.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.52% 25.48% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 265 264 193
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,950 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
1038 1197 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.35% 20.25% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1029 845
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +37 84 £33,500 -10.66% 11
Wiltshire -4 72 £30,500 -21.79% 8
Gloucestershire +19 71 £44,000 +33.33% 5
Dorset -9 21 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Devon +14 18 £33,500 +11.66%
Somerset -24 18 £32,000 +12.28% 5
Cornwall -7 12 £23,000 +9.52% 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 406 (65.27%) Windows
2 331 (53.22%) VMware
3 317 (50.96%) Microsoft
4 312 (50.16%) Cisco
5 233 (37.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 216 (34.73%) VPN
7 214 (34.41%) MS Exchange
8 195 (31.35%) Linux
9 184 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 182 (29.26%) ITIL
11 178 (28.62%) TCP/IP
11 178 (28.62%) Active Directory
12 170 (27.33%) Cisco Certification
13 152 (24.44%) WAN
14 151 (24.28%) CCNA
15 145 (23.31%) Security Cleared
16 142 (22.83%) Windows Server
17 141 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2010
18 139 (22.35%) Windows Server 2003
19 136 (21.86%) DNS
20 131 (21.06%) VoIP
21 120 (19.29%) SC Cleared
22 116 (18.65%) LAN
23 114 (18.33%) Juniper
24 112 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
25 110 (17.68%) SQL
26 108 (17.36%) MS Excel
26 108 (17.36%) HP
27 107 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
28 98 (15.76%) MPLS

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
1 214 (34.41%) MS Exchange
2 141 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 93 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 59 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 53 (8.52%) SharePoint
6 37 (5.95%) IIS
7 24 (3.86%) Skype for Business
8 22 (3.54%) Apache
9 18 (2.89%) JBoss
10 15 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2000
11 13 (2.09%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.93%) CloudStack
12 12 (1.93%) OpenStack
12 12 (1.93%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.45%) Tomcat
14 7 (1.13%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 108 (17.36%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.18%) MS Office
3 16 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) FastStats
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 94 (15.11%) Office 365
2 36 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.13%) SaaS
5 4 (0.64%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 216 (34.73%) VPN
2 178 (28.62%) TCP/IP
3 152 (24.44%) WAN
4 136 (21.86%) DNS
5 131 (21.06%) VoIP
6 116 (18.65%) LAN
7 107 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
8 98 (15.76%) MPLS
9 76 (12.22%) Network Security
10 75 (12.06%) SAN
11 63 (10.13%) VLAN
12 61 (9.81%) Internet
13 60 (9.65%) DHCP
13 60 (9.65%) SMTP
14 53 (8.52%) SSL
15 50 (8.04%) Wireless
16 45 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
17 42 (6.75%) Broadband
18 35 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
19 33 (5.31%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.38%) MySQL
3 14 (2.25%) Big Data
4 13 (2.09%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.13%) Apache Hive
5 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.96%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.32%) ActiveReports
8 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.16%) DB2
9 1 (0.16%) Informix
Development Applications
1 17 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.93%) Subversion
3 12 (1.93%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.80%) JIRA
4 5 (0.80%) Selenium
5 3 (0.48%) AppScan
5 3 (0.48%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.32%) git-flow
6 2 (0.32%) Redmine
6 2 (0.32%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.16%) GitLab
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (12.54%) Telecoms
2 32 (5.14%) Finance
3 12 (1.93%) Games
4 9 (1.45%) Banking
5 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.96%) Military
7 4 (0.64%) Electronics
7 4 (0.64%) Retail
8 3 (0.48%) Law
8 3 (0.48%) Marketing
9 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 140 (22.51%) Network Engineer
2 128 (20.58%) Support Engineer
3 90 (14.47%) Analyst
4 65 (10.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 56 (9.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 53 (8.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 49 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 44 (7.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 44 (7.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 37 (5.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 36 (5.79%) IT Support
11 35 (5.63%) IT Engineer
12 34 (5.47%) Support Analyst
13 31 (4.98%) 1st Line Support
13 31 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
14 30 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 30 (4.82%) Administrator
14 30 (4.82%) Consultant
15 28 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
16 26 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.02%) LAMP
2 16 (2.57%) .NET
3 8 (1.29%) Web Services
4 7 (1.13%) Java EE
4 7 (1.13%) STL
5 6 (0.96%) CSS
5 6 (0.96%) ELK Stack
5 6 (0.96%) Kafka
6 5 (0.80%) J2EE
7 4 (0.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.48%) Django
9 2 (0.32%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.32%) HTML
9 2 (0.32%) Node.js
9 2 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.32%) REST
9 2 (0.32%) SOAP
9 2 (0.32%) Spring MVC
9 2 (0.32%) XML
9 2 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 45 (7.23%) Driving Licence
3 36 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 33 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.70%) EqualLogic
7 18 (2.89%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (2.89%) EPoS
7 18 (2.89%) PKI
8 17 (2.73%) Replication
8 17 (2.73%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (2.57%) Clustering
10 15 (2.41%) Digital Media
11 14 (2.25%) IVR
12 11 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
13 10 (1.61%) iPad
14 9 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.29%) Client/Server
16 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
16 7 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 406 (65.27%) Windows
2 195 (31.35%) Linux
3 184 (29.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 142 (22.83%) Windows Server
5 139 (22.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 112 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (9.81%) Windows 7
8 54 (8.68%) Unix
9 51 (8.20%) Windows 8
10 44 (7.07%) Windows 10
11 22 (3.54%) Windows Vista
12 18 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (2.73%) Windows XP
14 15 (2.41%) CentOS
15 14 (2.25%) Apple iOS
16 13 (2.09%) Windows 2000
17 9 (1.45%) Android
17 9 (1.45%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.80%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.64%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (29.26%) ITIL
2 57 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 47 (7.56%) Cybersecurity
4 44 (7.07%) Load Balancing
4 44 (7.07%) Service Delivery
5 37 (5.95%) Configuration Management
5 37 (5.95%) Mentoring
6 36 (5.79%) Information Security
7 35 (5.63%) Project Management
8 34 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
9 33 (5.31%) SIEM
10 30 (4.82%) Virtual Environments
11 28 (4.50%) PRINCE2
12 27 (4.34%) DevOps
12 27 (4.34%) Scrum
13 26 (4.18%) Network Monitoring
14 25 (4.02%) Service Management
15 24 (3.86%) Penetration Testing
15 24 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 110 (17.68%) SQL
2 47 (7.56%) Python
3 30 (4.82%) C
3 30 (4.82%) Java
4 26 (4.18%) Bash Shell
4 26 (4.18%) PowerShell
5 24 (3.86%) C++
6 22 (3.54%) Perl
7 20 (3.22%) C#
8 15 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.09%) Ruby
10 7 (1.13%) Objective-C
11 6 (0.96%) PHP
12 5 (0.80%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.32%) Korn
13 2 (0.32%) Tcl
14 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.16%) VB
14 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 170 (27.33%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (24.28%) CCNA
3 145 (23.31%) Security Cleared
4 120 (19.29%) SC Cleared
5 92 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 72 (11.58%) MCSE
7 58 (9.32%) CCNP
8 44 (7.07%) Degree
9 43 (6.91%) CISSP
10 41 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
11 35 (5.63%) Network+ Certification
12 34 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 32 (5.14%) DV Cleared
14 26 (4.18%) MCITP
15 25 (4.02%) MCSA
16 23 (3.70%) SANS
17 21 (3.38%) A+ Certification
18 20 (3.22%) GIAC
19 17 (2.73%) MCP
20 14 (2.25%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (11.90%) SLA
2 18 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.64%) RMADS
5 3 (0.48%) HMG Infosec
6 2 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.32%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.32%) QA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 233 (37.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (28.62%) Active Directory
3 69 (11.09%) Hyper-V
4 51 (8.20%) vSphere
5 23 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 17 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (2.57%) XenApp
8 15 (2.41%) Snort
8 15 (2.41%) VMware ESX
8 15 (2.41%) Xen
9 13 (2.09%) Firmware
10 12 (1.93%) XenServer
11 11 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.96%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.96%) Samba
13 5 (0.80%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.80%) NFS
13 5 (0.80%) UAG
13 5 (0.80%) vCloud
13 5 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (4.98%) SCOM
2 27 (4.34%) SCCM
3 22 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 21 (3.38%) Backup Exec
5 19 (3.05%) Foglight
6 18 (2.89%) Puppet
6 18 (2.89%) Tivoli
7 15 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 15 (2.41%) Cisco UCCX
7 15 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (2.25%) Ansible
8 14 (2.25%) Cisco UCCE
8 14 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (2.25%) Salt
9 12 (1.93%) Cobbler
9 12 (1.93%) Terraform
10 10 (1.61%) NetBackup
10 10 (1.61%) RSA enVision
11 8 (1.29%) WSUS
12 6 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 331 (53.22%) VMware
2 317 (50.96%) Microsoft
3 312 (50.16%) Cisco
4 114 (18.33%) Juniper
5 108 (17.36%) HP
6 94 (15.11%) CheckPoint
7 74 (11.90%) Dell
8 58 (9.32%) WatchGuard
9 44 (7.07%) NetApp
10 42 (6.75%) EMC
11 40 (6.43%) Veeam
12 32 (5.14%) Citrix
12 32 (5.14%) Symantec
13 30 (4.82%) Red Hat
14 26 (4.18%) Fortinet
14 26 (4.18%) Intel Security
15 25 (4.02%) Palo Alto
16 23 (3.70%) IBM
17 21 (3.38%) SolarWinds
18 19 (3.05%) Kaseya
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 10 hours ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Capita plc
Posted: 9 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: £Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Home Based
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + on call
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Axbridge
Networx
Salary: Salary Circa £30,000 depending on skills
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago