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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 60 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 264 214 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.15% 4.02% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.86% 26.39% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 227 176 253
Average salary £35,000 £35,657 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +0.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,191 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1021 811 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.07% 15.22% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 861 637 956
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +1 71 £39,500 +2.59% 9
Wiltshire -6 71 £35,000 - 14
Gloucestershire +11 46 £47,500 +35.71% 14
Dorset +11 39 £33,750 -3.57% 4
Somerset -12 16 £25,500 -40.00% 6
Cornwall - 12 £23,750 -
Devon -13 8 £22,500 -21.05% 8
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 350 (70.00%) Windows
2 209 (41.80%) VMware
3 206 (41.20%) Active Directory
4 197 (39.40%) Microsoft
5 186 (37.20%) Cisco
6 162 (32.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 148 (29.60%) VPN
8 144 (28.80%) TCP/IP
9 141 (28.20%) MS Exchange
10 140 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 125 (25.00%) Linux
12 123 (24.60%) DNS
13 119 (23.80%) WAN
14 117 (23.40%) LAN
15 115 (23.00%) ITIL
16 111 (22.20%) MS Excel
17 109 (21.80%) Windows Server 2003
18 103 (20.60%) Cisco Certification
19 100 (20.00%) Juniper
20 99 (19.80%) Citrix
21 93 (18.60%) DHCP
22 91 (18.20%) Microsoft Certification
23 89 (17.80%) SAN
24 84 (16.80%) SQL
24 84 (16.80%) SQL Server
25 81 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
26 78 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2010
26 78 (15.60%) Degree
27 77 (15.40%) Security Cleared
27 77 (15.40%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 141 (28.20%) MS Exchange
2 78 (15.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (11.00%) IIS
4 46 (9.20%) SharePoint
5 38 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 36 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (4.00%) Apache
9 18 (3.60%) Lync
10 9 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.60%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.00%) nginx
13 4 (0.80%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.80%) Documentum
13 4 (0.80%) JBoss
14 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.20%) TeamSite
15 1 (0.20%) Confluence
15 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 111 (22.20%) MS Excel
2 69 (13.80%) MS Office
3 17 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) MS Project
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) AWD
3 3 (0.60%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.20%) Office 365
2 8 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.00%) SaaS
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 148 (29.60%) VPN
2 144 (28.80%) TCP/IP
3 123 (24.60%) DNS
4 119 (23.80%) WAN
5 117 (23.40%) LAN
6 93 (18.60%) DHCP
7 89 (17.80%) SAN
8 67 (13.40%) Network Security
9 58 (11.60%) Internet
10 45 (9.00%) Wireless
11 41 (8.20%) MPLS
12 39 (7.80%) VLAN
12 39 (7.80%) NAS
13 32 (6.40%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (6.40%) VoIP
14 30 (6.00%) HTTP
14 30 (6.00%) BGP
15 28 (5.60%) SMTP
15 28 (5.60%) IPsec
16 25 (5.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.80%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.40%) MySQL
3 22 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.80%) Big Data
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Subversion
1 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.20%) Hudson
General
1 61 (12.20%) Finance
2 36 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.40%) Aerospace
4 10 (2.00%) Banking
5 9 (1.80%) Back Office
6 8 (1.60%) Retail
7 6 (1.20%) Legal
8 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.60%) Marketing
8 3 (0.60%) French Language
8 3 (0.60%) German Language
8 3 (0.60%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.60%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.40%) Billing
9 2 (0.40%) Advertising
9 2 (0.40%) Publishing
9 2 (0.40%) Games
9 2 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 101 (20.20%) Support Engineer
2 69 (13.80%) Analyst
3 53 (10.60%) Network Engineer
4 52 (10.40%) Consultant
5 41 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 36 (7.20%) Administrator
7 32 (6.40%) IT Support
8 27 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support
9 26 (5.20%) Technical Support
9 26 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 24 (4.80%) Support Analyst
10 24 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 23 (4.60%) Architect
11 23 (4.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 19 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
12 19 (3.80%) Service Analyst
12 19 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (3.40%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.40%) Web Services
1 12 (2.40%) XML
2 8 (1.60%) HTML
3 5 (1.00%) J2EE
4 4 (0.80%) CSS
4 4 (0.80%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.60%) .NET
6 2 (0.40%) Middleware
6 2 (0.40%) LAMP
6 2 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.20%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 19 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.80%) Thin Client
3 19 (3.80%) Fat Client
4 18 (3.60%) PKI
5 15 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.60%) PDA
7 11 (2.20%) Clustering
7 11 (2.20%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.00%) Open Source
9 9 (1.80%) Wiki
10 7 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.40%) CESG
11 6 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.20%) iPad
12 5 (1.00%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.00%) Replication
13 4 (0.80%) EPoS
13 4 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 350 (70.00%) Windows
2 162 (32.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (25.00%) Linux
4 109 (21.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 49 (9.80%) Windows Vista
8 48 (9.60%) Windows XP
9 40 (8.00%) Windows 8
10 24 (4.80%) UNIX
11 14 (2.80%) Solaris
12 13 (2.60%) AIX
12 13 (2.60%) Mac OS X
13 12 (2.40%) Ubuntu
14 11 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.80%) Android
16 4 (0.80%) SUSE
16 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (23.00%) ITIL
2 51 (10.20%) Network Design
3 41 (8.20%) Mentoring
4 36 (7.20%) Service Management
5 32 (6.40%) Change Management
6 30 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 29 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
8 28 (5.60%) Load Balancing
9 21 (4.20%) Problem Management
10 20 (4.00%) Network Management
11 19 (3.80%) Cyber Security
11 19 (3.80%) Project Management
11 19 (3.80%) Risk Management
12 18 (3.60%) Service Delivery
12 18 (3.60%) Information Security
12 18 (3.60%) Software Deployment
12 18 (3.60%) Change Control
13 17 (3.40%) Time Management
14 16 (3.20%) CRM
15 15 (3.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.80%) SQL
2 21 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.80%) Python
4 17 (3.40%) Java
5 15 (3.00%) Perl
6 10 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.80%) VB
8 8 (1.60%) PHP
9 7 (1.40%) C
10 5 (1.00%) VBScript
11 4 (0.80%) Ruby
11 4 (0.80%) C#
11 4 (0.80%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.40%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 103 (20.60%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (18.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (15.60%) Degree
4 77 (15.40%) Security Cleared
4 77 (15.40%) CCNA
5 56 (11.20%) SC Cleared
6 52 (10.40%) CCNP
7 45 (9.00%) MCSE
8 36 (7.20%) MCSA
9 28 (5.60%) MCP
10 23 (4.60%) MCITP
11 21 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (3.40%) CCA
12 17 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (2.80%) A+ Certification
14 13 (2.60%) CCDP
14 13 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
16 9 (1.80%) CCIE
17 8 (1.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (14.00%) SLA
2 11 (2.20%) HMG Infosec
3 6 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.00%) QA
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) BS7799
System Software
1 206 (41.20%) Active Directory
2 140 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.60%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.80%) Terminal Services
5 27 (5.40%) VMware ESX
6 22 (4.40%) vSphere
7 16 (3.20%) XenApp
8 11 (2.20%) XenServer
8 11 (2.20%) MetaFrame
9 10 (2.00%) UAG
10 9 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.80%) ProxySG
11 5 (1.00%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.00%) Samba
12 4 (0.80%) Xen
12 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.80%) Firmware
12 4 (0.80%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.60%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 31 (6.20%) Backup Exec
2 22 (4.40%) SCCM
3 16 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (2.60%) Nagios
5 12 (2.40%) WSUS
6 11 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (1.80%) SCOM
8 7 (1.40%) ARCserve
9 5 (1.00%) OpenView
9 5 (1.00%) Unicenter
9 5 (1.00%) Puppet
10 4 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.80%) logstash
10 4 (0.80%) Check_MK
10 4 (0.80%) MOM
10 4 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.60%) CiscoWorks
11 3 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 209 (41.80%) VMware
2 197 (39.40%) Microsoft
3 186 (37.20%) Cisco
4 100 (20.00%) Juniper
5 99 (19.80%) Citrix
6 77 (15.40%) CheckPoint
7 43 (8.60%) HP
8 39 (7.80%) F5
9 31 (6.20%) Symantec
10 29 (5.80%) SonicWALL
11 28 (5.60%) Dell
12 26 (5.20%) Avaya
13 24 (4.80%) Oracle
14 21 (4.20%) Apple
15 18 (3.60%) EMC
16 15 (3.00%) McAfee
16 15 (3.00%) Veeam
17 14 (2.80%) NetApp
18 12 (2.40%) IBM
18 12 (2.40%) Red Hat
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
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Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Intapeople
Salary: £26000 to £45000 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
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Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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