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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 51 48 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 299 321 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.23% 5.36% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.48% 33.02% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 275 278 155
Average salary £39,116 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.93% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,300 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
1088 972 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.05% 16.22% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 918 840 705
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -2 83 £34,500 -9.21% 8
Bristol +3 73 £44,000 -2.22% 16
Gloucestershire -5 70 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Dorset +8 34 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Somerset -2 19 £26,500 -11.66% 6
Cornwall +5 11 £40,000 +90.47% 2
Devon -9 6 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 320 (52.63%) Windows
2 273 (44.90%) VMware
3 247 (40.63%) Cisco
4 207 (34.05%) Microsoft
5 195 (32.07%) Active Directory
6 184 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 173 (28.45%) VPN
8 171 (28.13%) MS Exchange
9 157 (25.82%) LAN
10 156 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 147 (24.18%) Linux
12 146 (24.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 145 (23.85%) Windows Server
14 144 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
15 136 (22.37%) ITIL
16 134 (22.04%) TCP/IP
17 131 (21.55%) Security Cleared
18 126 (20.72%) DNS
19 123 (20.23%) Exchange Server 2010
20 118 (19.41%) WAN
21 112 (18.42%) CCNA
22 101 (16.61%) Citrix
23 99 (16.28%) Juniper
24 94 (15.46%) SC Cleared
25 89 (14.64%) SQL
26 87 (14.31%) DHCP
27 85 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
28 84 (13.82%) VLAN
28 84 (13.82%) Data Centre
29 81 (13.32%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 171 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 123 (20.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (12.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 66 (10.86%) Skype for Business
5 44 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (5.76%) Apache
7 34 (5.59%) SharePoint
8 33 (5.43%) Apache Pig
8 33 (5.43%) IIS
9 22 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2000
10 11 (1.81%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.66%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.66%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.66%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (13.32%) MS Excel
2 55 (9.05%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) FastStats
4 1 (0.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (3.78%) Office 365
2 11 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.15%) SaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (28.45%) VPN
2 157 (25.82%) LAN
3 134 (22.04%) TCP/IP
4 126 (20.72%) DNS
5 118 (19.41%) WAN
6 87 (14.31%) DHCP
7 84 (13.82%) VLAN
8 77 (12.66%) Network Security
9 64 (10.53%) Wireless
10 60 (9.87%) MPLS
11 59 (9.70%) Cisco ASA
12 56 (9.21%) IPsec
12 56 (9.21%) SAN
13 46 (7.57%) OSPF
14 42 (6.91%) Internet
15 31 (5.10%) BGP
15 31 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
16 27 (4.44%) SSL
16 27 (4.44%) VoIP
17 25 (4.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.43%) Apache Hive
2 33 (5.43%) Big Data
2 33 (5.43%) Hadoop
3 23 (3.78%) MySQL
4 11 (1.81%) GIS
5 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.16%) DB2
9 1 (0.16%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (1.48%) Git (software)
1 9 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.15%) Yeoman
3 6 (0.99%) Selenium
3 6 (0.99%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.49%) Subversion
5 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (12.83%) Telecoms
2 41 (6.74%) Finance
3 20 (3.29%) Aerospace
4 10 (1.64%) Military
4 10 (1.64%) Retail
5 6 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.82%) Banking
7 4 (0.66%) Back Office
7 4 (0.66%) Legal
8 3 (0.49%) Electronics
9 2 (0.33%) Advertising
9 2 (0.33%) Games
9 2 (0.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.16%) German Language
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (19.08%) Network Engineer
2 85 (13.98%) Support Engineer
3 83 (13.65%) Analyst
4 69 (11.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 45 (7.40%) IT Engineer
6 44 (7.24%) Administrator
7 41 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
7 41 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
8 38 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 34 (5.59%) Security Analyst
10 33 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 32 (5.26%) Consultant
12 27 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
12 27 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
13 26 (4.28%) Software Engineer
14 25 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (4.11%) Network Analyst
14 25 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
15 22 (3.62%) Service Desk Engineer
15 22 (3.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.43%) Java EE
1 33 (5.43%) STL
2 19 (3.13%) Web Services
3 18 (2.96%) LAMP
4 9 (1.48%) .NET
5 5 (0.82%) J2EE
6 4 (0.66%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.49%) XML
8 2 (0.33%) HTML
8 2 (0.33%) Middleware
9 1 (0.16%) Ajax
9 1 (0.16%) COM
9 1 (0.16%) CSS
9 1 (0.16%) EJB
9 1 (0.16%) Flash
9 1 (0.16%) JMS
9 1 (0.16%) JSP
9 1 (0.16%) WSDL
9 1 (0.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.82%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.10%) Cybercrime
3 26 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.45%) Clustering
4 21 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 20 (3.29%) EqualLogic
6 15 (2.47%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (1.97%) PKI
8 11 (1.81%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.32%) EPoS
12 7 (1.15%) AS400
12 7 (1.15%) CESG
12 7 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (1.15%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.15%) Replication
13 6 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 320 (52.63%) Windows
2 156 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 147 (24.18%) Linux
4 146 (24.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 145 (23.85%) Windows Server
6 85 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (13.32%) Windows 7
8 40 (6.58%) Mac OS
9 36 (5.92%) Android
10 35 (5.76%) Apple iOS
10 35 (5.76%) Unix
11 21 (3.45%) Windows 8
12 18 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (2.14%) Windows XP
14 12 (1.97%) Windows 2000
15 11 (1.81%) CentOS
16 8 (1.32%) Windows Vista
17 7 (1.15%) Windows 10
18 6 (0.99%) Debian
19 5 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (22.37%) ITIL
2 62 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
4 43 (7.07%) Load Balancing
5 42 (6.91%) Migration
6 40 (6.58%) Information Security
7 37 (6.09%) Software Engineering
8 34 (5.59%) Ethical Hacking
8 34 (5.59%) SIEM
9 33 (5.43%) Mobile Development
9 33 (5.43%) Multithreading
9 33 (5.43%) Reverse Engineering
10 27 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 27 (4.44%) Network Management
11 26 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (4.28%) Network Monitoring
12 23 (3.78%) Change Management
12 23 (3.78%) Configuration Management
13 22 (3.62%) Business Continuity
13 22 (3.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 89 (14.64%) SQL
2 40 (6.58%) C
2 40 (6.58%) Java
3 34 (5.59%) C#
4 33 (5.43%) C++
4 33 (5.43%) Objective-C
5 28 (4.61%) Python
6 23 (3.78%) PowerShell
7 20 (3.29%) Perl
8 18 (2.96%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.81%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.32%) PHP
10 8 (1.32%) Ruby
11 6 (0.99%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.99%) VB
12 4 (0.66%) VBScript
13 1 (0.16%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 144 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (21.55%) Security Cleared
3 112 (18.42%) CCNA
4 94 (15.46%) SC Cleared
5 67 (11.02%) CISSP
6 65 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (8.72%) MCSE
8 51 (8.39%) CCNP
9 40 (6.58%) GIAC
10 38 (6.25%) SANS
11 33 (5.43%) Linux+ Certification
11 33 (5.43%) SSCP
12 27 (4.44%) Degree
13 23 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (3.45%) DV Cleared
15 19 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
16 14 (2.30%) MCSA
17 11 (1.81%) GCIA
18 10 (1.64%) GCIH
19 9 (1.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.59%) SLA
2 17 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.82%) HMG Infosec
3 5 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.49%) ISO22301
4 3 (0.49%) ISO27002
4 3 (0.49%) RMADS
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) GPG13
5 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 195 (32.07%) Active Directory
2 184 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (12.83%) XenApp
4 61 (10.03%) Hyper-V
5 44 (7.24%) vSphere
6 28 (4.61%) VMware ESX
7 18 (2.96%) Xen
8 15 (2.47%) Snort
8 15 (2.47%) Terminal Services
9 12 (1.97%) XenDesktop
10 11 (1.81%) ProxySG
11 8 (1.32%) KVM
12 5 (0.82%) vCloud
13 4 (0.66%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.66%) NFS
13 4 (0.66%) Samba
13 4 (0.66%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.49%) Postfix
14 3 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (6.41%) SCCM
1 39 (6.41%) SCOM
2 14 (2.30%) Backup Exec
2 14 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (2.14%) NetBackup
4 11 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.64%) Foglight
5 10 (1.64%) WSUS
6 9 (1.48%) HP SIM
6 9 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (0.99%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.82%) Cacti
8 5 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (0.82%) RSA enVision
9 4 (0.66%) MOM
9 4 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.49%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 273 (44.90%) VMware
2 247 (40.63%) Cisco
3 207 (34.05%) Microsoft
4 101 (16.61%) Citrix
5 99 (16.28%) Juniper
6 60 (9.87%) HP
7 54 (8.88%) CheckPoint
8 44 (7.24%) Dell
9 35 (5.76%) Intel Security
9 35 (5.76%) Palo Alto
10 31 (5.10%) NetApp
11 30 (4.93%) F5
12 22 (3.62%) ArcSight
13 21 (3.45%) Blue Coat
14 20 (3.29%) SolarWinds
14 20 (3.29%) Symantec
15 19 (3.13%) LogRhythm
16 18 (2.96%) Fortinet
17 17 (2.80%) IBM
17 17 (2.80%) Sophos
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Salary + car + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + pension, flexitime, 28 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + £6k car allowance, 10% pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + benefits +bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits - Dependant on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bideford
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-42000 Per Month + pension + holiday allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago