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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 338 302 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.06% 5.09% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.34% 27.18% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 302 271 206
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
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
1045 1111 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.73% 18.74% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 878 978 885
Median salary £37,500 £39,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +11 106 £43,000 +14.66% 6
Wiltshire +4 90 £33,000 -10.20% 4
Gloucestershire -2 61 £44,000 +10.00% 9
Somerset -7 32 £30,750 -5.38% 5
Dorset -9 19 £28,000 -1.75% 1
Cornwall -1 15 £24,500 +8.88% 1
Devon +9 12 £23,500 - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 386 (61.56%) Windows
2 318 (50.72%) Cisco
3 293 (46.73%) VMware
4 272 (43.38%) Microsoft
5 226 (36.04%) Linux
6 209 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 208 (33.17%) Cisco Certification
8 195 (31.10%) TCP/IP
8 195 (31.10%) VPN
9 192 (30.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 190 (30.30%) ITIL
11 184 (29.35%) Active Directory
12 175 (27.91%) CCNA
13 159 (25.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 158 (25.20%) WAN
15 152 (24.24%) DNS
16 150 (23.92%) Security Cleared
17 147 (23.44%) Windows Server
18 131 (20.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 128 (20.41%) LAN
19 128 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
20 121 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
20 121 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
21 110 (17.54%) HP
22 108 (17.22%) VoIP
23 107 (17.07%) MCSE
24 106 (16.91%) CheckPoint
25 105 (16.75%) MS Excel
26 103 (16.43%) SC Cleared
27 102 (16.27%) SQL

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
1 209 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 128 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 54 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (7.02%) IIS
6 28 (4.47%) SharePoint
7 22 (3.51%) Apache
8 13 (2.07%) Apache Pig
9 12 (1.91%) JBoss
9 12 (1.91%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.75%) CloudStack
10 11 (1.75%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.59%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.59%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.64%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 105 (16.75%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.83%) MS Office
3 12 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 99 (15.79%) Office 365
2 29 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.80%) IaaS
5 4 (0.64%) SaaS
6 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.48%) PaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 195 (31.10%) TCP/IP
1 195 (31.10%) VPN
2 158 (25.20%) WAN
3 152 (24.24%) DNS
4 128 (20.41%) LAN
5 121 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
6 108 (17.22%) VoIP
7 97 (15.47%) MPLS
8 83 (13.24%) Network Security
9 78 (12.44%) SMTP
10 73 (11.64%) DHCP
11 70 (11.16%) SAN
12 64 (10.21%) VLAN
13 53 (8.45%) Internet
14 51 (8.13%) SSL
14 51 (8.13%) Wireless
15 47 (7.50%) Broadband
16 42 (6.70%) HTTP
17 39 (6.22%) Cisco Nexus
18 36 (5.74%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.03%) MySQL
3 17 (2.71%) Big Data
4 15 (2.39%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.07%) Apache Hive
6 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.32%) ActiveReports
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.32%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.32%) Couchbase
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 16 (2.55%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.75%) JIRA
3 11 (1.75%) Subversion
3 11 (1.75%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.12%) Redmine
5 5 (0.80%) Selenium
6 4 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.64%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.64%) CodeSonar
6 4 (0.64%) git-flow
6 4 (0.64%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.48%) AppScan
7 3 (0.48%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (10.85%) Telecoms
2 39 (6.22%) Finance
3 22 (3.51%) Games
4 8 (1.28%) Banking
5 7 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.12%) Retail
6 5 (0.80%) Law
7 4 (0.64%) Advertising
7 4 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.64%) Marketing
7 4 (0.64%) Military
8 3 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Billing
9 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 163 (26.00%) Network Engineer
2 121 (19.30%) Support Engineer
3 70 (11.16%) Analyst
4 60 (9.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 58 (9.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 52 (8.29%) Cisco Engineer
7 51 (8.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 50 (7.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 47 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 45 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support
11 41 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 40 (6.38%) Administrator
13 32 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
14 31 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 31 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
15 29 (4.63%) IT Support
16 28 (4.47%) Consultant
17 26 (4.15%) IT Manager
18 24 (3.83%) IT Engineer
19 22 (3.51%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.19%) LAMP
2 17 (2.71%) .NET
3 13 (2.07%) Java EE
3 13 (2.07%) STL
4 6 (0.96%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.96%) CSS
4 6 (0.96%) SOAP
4 6 (0.96%) Web Services
5 5 (0.80%) REST
6 4 (0.64%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.64%) Django
6 4 (0.64%) HTML
6 4 (0.64%) Node.js
6 4 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.64%) Spring MVC
7 3 (0.48%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.48%) J2EE
7 3 (0.48%) RESTful
8 2 (0.32%) CSS3
8 2 (0.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.40%) Data Centre
2 62 (9.89%) Driving Licence
3 38 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.42%) Replication
5 32 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 32 (5.10%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.03%) Clustering
7 13 (2.07%) CESG
7 13 (2.07%) PKI
8 12 (1.91%) Cybercrime
9 11 (1.75%) Statistics
10 10 (1.59%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (1.44%) NHS
11 9 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.28%) EPoS
13 7 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
14 6 (0.96%) EMC VNX
15 4 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 386 (61.56%) Windows
2 226 (36.04%) Linux
3 159 (25.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 147 (23.44%) Windows Server
5 121 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 83 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (7.18%) Windows 7
8 42 (6.70%) Unix
9 41 (6.54%) Windows 8
10 34 (5.42%) Windows 10
11 25 (3.99%) Apple iOS
12 17 (2.71%) Mac OS X
13 16 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (2.55%) Windows Vista
14 15 (2.39%) Solaris
15 14 (2.23%) Android
16 12 (1.91%) Windows XP
17 11 (1.75%) VMS
18 9 (1.44%) CentOS
19 4 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (30.30%) ITIL
2 58 (9.25%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (7.66%) Project Management
6 47 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 42 (6.70%) Mentoring
8 39 (6.22%) ITIL V3
8 39 (6.22%) Service Delivery
9 37 (5.90%) Service Management
10 35 (5.58%) Ethical Hacking
11 31 (4.94%) PRINCE2
11 31 (4.94%) Software Engineering
12 30 (4.78%) High Availability
12 30 (4.78%) Penetration Testing
13 28 (4.47%) Information Security
13 28 (4.47%) Network Management
14 27 (4.31%) Network Design
14 27 (4.31%) Scrum
15 26 (4.15%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 102 (16.27%) SQL
2 44 (7.02%) C
3 37 (5.90%) Python
4 34 (5.42%) C++
5 30 (4.78%) PowerShell
6 29 (4.63%) Java
7 28 (4.47%) C#
8 24 (3.83%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.07%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.75%) Perl
10 11 (1.75%) Ruby
10 11 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.59%) PHP
12 8 (1.28%) JavaScript
13 7 (1.12%) Korn
14 2 (0.32%) VB
15 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 208 (33.17%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (27.91%) CCNA
3 150 (23.92%) Security Cleared
4 131 (20.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 107 (17.07%) MCSE
6 103 (16.43%) SC Cleared
7 63 (10.05%) CCNP
8 58 (9.25%) CISSP
9 53 (8.45%) DV Cleared
10 48 (7.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 46 (7.34%) Network+ Certification
12 44 (7.02%) Degree
13 43 (6.86%) MCSA
14 40 (6.38%) SANS
15 34 (5.42%) GIAC
16 33 (5.26%) MCITP
17 32 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
18 30 (4.78%) Linux+ Certification
18 30 (4.78%) SSCP
19 24 (3.83%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (11.48%) SLA
2 20 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.28%) QA
5 2 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.32%) RMADS
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
6 1 (0.16%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 192 (30.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 184 (29.35%) Active Directory
3 63 (10.05%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.42%) vSphere
5 19 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 19 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (2.39%) Firmware
6 15 (2.39%) XenServer
7 12 (1.91%) Xen
8 10 (1.59%) Snort
8 10 (1.59%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.28%) NFS
9 8 (1.28%) Samba
10 7 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.96%) Docker
11 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.48%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.48%) Squid
13 3 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (4.15%) Puppet
2 23 (3.67%) Backup Exec
3 22 (3.51%) Tivoli
4 20 (3.19%) Ansible
5 19 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (2.39%) NetBackup
7 14 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.23%) Salt
8 10 (1.59%) Cobbler
8 10 (1.59%) Nagios
8 10 (1.59%) Terraform
9 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (1.28%) RSA enVision
11 7 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 7 (1.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 7 (1.12%) WSUS
12 6 (0.96%) SCCM
12 6 (0.96%) SCOM
13 5 (0.80%) Foglight
Vendors
1 318 (50.72%) Cisco
2 293 (46.73%) VMware
3 272 (43.38%) Microsoft
4 110 (17.54%) HP
5 106 (16.91%) CheckPoint
6 96 (15.31%) Juniper
7 68 (10.85%) Dell
8 41 (6.54%) Veeam
8 41 (6.54%) WatchGuard
9 38 (6.06%) EMC
10 33 (5.26%) Symantec
11 30 (4.78%) IBM
12 26 (4.15%) ProCurve
12 26 (4.15%) Red Hat
13 23 (3.67%) Citrix
13 23 (3.67%) SolarWinds
14 22 (3.51%) Palo Alto
15 21 (3.35%) F5
16 18 (2.87%) Veritas
17 17 (2.71%) NetApp
Corsham, Wiltshire
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £26k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Chilcompton, Somerset
myBench Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Negotiable Salary Package + Bupa + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Robert Walters
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £500000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
St. Ives
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 Basic (Depending on experience & skills) + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago