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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 65 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 248 216 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.94% 4.10% 5.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.63% 26.37% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 216 178 266
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 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,254 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
1007 819 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.01% 15.54% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 854 641 985
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £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 21 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 21 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 -5 70 £39,500 -1.25% 10
Wiltshire -7 66 £30,500 -12.84% 14
Dorset +11 37 £33,750 -3.57% 4
Gloucestershire +1 37 £47,500 +46.15% 14
Somerset -11 19 £25,500 -36.64% 5
Cornwall - 11 £25,000 - 1
Devon -14 7 £20,250 -28.94% 7
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 337 (70.80%) Windows
2 200 (42.02%) Active Directory
3 196 (41.18%) VMware
4 189 (39.71%) Microsoft
5 172 (36.13%) Cisco
6 156 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 140 (29.41%) VPN
8 136 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 132 (27.73%) TCP/IP
10 130 (27.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 119 (25.00%) Linux
12 117 (24.58%) DNS
13 112 (23.53%) WAN
14 111 (23.32%) LAN
15 104 (21.85%) ITIL
16 103 (21.64%) MS Excel
17 101 (21.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 98 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
19 97 (20.38%) Citrix
20 93 (19.54%) Juniper
21 88 (18.49%) DHCP
22 85 (17.86%) SAN
22 85 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
23 82 (17.23%) SQL Server
24 79 (16.60%) SQL
25 77 (16.18%) Degree
25 77 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
26 76 (15.97%) Windows Server 2012
27 75 (15.76%) CCNA
28 73 (15.34%) Windows 7

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 136 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 77 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (11.76%) IIS
4 47 (9.87%) SharePoint
5 37 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 34 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (4.41%) Apache
9 18 (3.78%) Lync
10 9 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.68%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.05%) nginx
13 4 (0.84%) JBoss
13 4 (0.84%) Documentum
14 3 (0.63%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.21%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.21%) CMS
15 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Applications
1 103 (21.64%) MS Excel
2 69 (14.50%) MS Office
3 17 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) MS Project
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) AWD
3 3 (0.63%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.41%) Office 365
2 8 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.05%) SaaS
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 140 (29.41%) VPN
2 132 (27.73%) TCP/IP
3 117 (24.58%) DNS
4 112 (23.53%) WAN
5 111 (23.32%) LAN
6 88 (18.49%) DHCP
7 85 (17.86%) SAN
8 63 (13.24%) Network Security
9 58 (12.18%) Internet
10 44 (9.24%) Wireless
11 40 (8.40%) MPLS
12 39 (8.19%) VLAN
13 37 (7.77%) NAS
14 32 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (6.30%) BGP
16 29 (6.09%) VoIP
17 27 (5.67%) HTTP
17 27 (5.67%) IPsec
18 26 (5.46%) SMTP
19 25 (5.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.67%) MySQL
3 21 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.84%) Big Data
7 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.42%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Subversion
1 5 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 58 (12.18%) Finance
2 33 (6.93%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.10%) Aerospace
4 9 (1.89%) Banking
4 9 (1.89%) Back Office
5 6 (1.26%) Legal
5 6 (1.26%) Retail
6 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.63%) French Language
6 3 (0.63%) German Language
6 3 (0.63%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.63%) Marketing
6 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.63%) Electronics
7 2 (0.42%) Advertising
7 2 (0.42%) Publishing
7 2 (0.42%) Automotive
7 2 (0.42%) Law
7 2 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (19.96%) Support Engineer
2 66 (13.87%) Analyst
3 47 (9.87%) Consultant
3 47 (9.87%) Network Engineer
4 40 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (7.35%) Administrator
6 30 (6.30%) IT Support
7 25 (5.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (5.25%) Technical Support
8 24 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 22 (4.62%) Support Analyst
11 21 (4.41%) Architect
11 21 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 19 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
13 18 (3.78%) Systems Administrator
13 18 (3.78%) Service Analyst
13 18 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
14 17 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
14 17 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.52%) Web Services
1 12 (2.52%) XML
2 8 (1.68%) HTML
3 4 (0.84%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.63%) .NET
4 3 (0.63%) J2EE
5 2 (0.42%) CSS
5 2 (0.42%) Middleware
5 2 (0.42%) LAMP
5 2 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.21%) Ajax
6 1 (0.21%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.20%) Blackberry
3 19 (3.99%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.78%) Thin Client
4 18 (3.78%) Fat Client
4 18 (3.78%) PKI
5 14 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.73%) PDA
7 11 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.10%) Clustering
8 10 (2.10%) Wiki
9 8 (1.68%) Open Source
10 7 (1.47%) CESG
11 6 (1.26%) iPad
11 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.05%) Replication
12 5 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.84%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 337 (70.80%) Windows
2 156 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 119 (25.00%) Linux
4 101 (21.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 76 (15.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (15.34%) Windows 7
7 47 (9.87%) Windows Vista
8 44 (9.24%) Windows XP
9 38 (7.98%) Windows 8
10 23 (4.83%) UNIX
11 13 (2.73%) Ubuntu
11 13 (2.73%) AIX
11 13 (2.73%) Solaris
11 13 (2.73%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.84%) SUSE
13 4 (0.84%) CentOS
13 4 (0.84%) Android
14 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.85%) ITIL
2 50 (10.50%) Network Design
3 41 (8.61%) Mentoring
4 35 (7.35%) Service Management
5 29 (6.09%) Configuration Management
6 28 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 27 (5.67%) Change Management
8 24 (5.04%) Load Balancing
9 20 (4.20%) Problem Management
9 20 (4.20%) Project Management
10 19 (3.99%) Risk Management
11 18 (3.78%) Software Deployment
12 17 (3.57%) Network Management
12 17 (3.57%) Change Control
12 17 (3.57%) Time Management
12 17 (3.57%) Service Delivery
13 16 (3.36%) CRM
13 16 (3.36%) Migration
13 16 (3.36%) Information Security
13 16 (3.36%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 79 (16.60%) SQL
2 20 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.36%) Python
4 15 (3.15%) Java
5 12 (2.52%) Perl
6 9 (1.89%) VB
6 9 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.47%) PHP
8 6 (1.26%) C
9 5 (1.05%) VBScript
10 4 (0.84%) C#
10 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.84%) Ruby
11 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.42%) C++
12 2 (0.42%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 98 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (16.18%) Degree
4 75 (15.76%) CCNA
5 71 (14.92%) Security Cleared
6 52 (10.92%) SC Cleared
7 48 (10.08%) CCNP
8 43 (9.03%) MCSE
9 35 (7.35%) MCSA
10 28 (5.88%) MCP
11 21 (4.41%) MCITP
12 20 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (3.36%) CCA
13 16 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (2.73%) A+ Certification
14 13 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (2.31%) CCDP
16 10 (2.10%) Network+ Certification
17 8 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (1.68%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (14.29%) SLA
2 11 (2.31%) HMG Infosec
3 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.05%) QA
5 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 200 (42.02%) Active Directory
2 130 (27.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.56%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.09%) Terminal Services
5 26 (5.46%) VMware ESX
6 23 (4.83%) vSphere
7 13 (2.73%) XenApp
8 11 (2.31%) XenServer
8 11 (2.31%) MetaFrame
9 10 (2.10%) UAG
10 9 (1.89%) ProxySG
11 7 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.05%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.84%) Samba
13 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.63%) Kerio MailServer
14 3 (0.63%) Xen
14 3 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (6.51%) Backup Exec
2 20 (4.20%) SCCM
3 14 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (2.73%) Nagios
5 11 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (2.10%) WSUS
7 7 (1.47%) SCOM
7 7 (1.47%) ARCserve
8 5 (1.05%) OpenView
8 5 (1.05%) Unicenter
8 5 (1.05%) Puppet
9 4 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (0.84%) logstash
9 4 (0.84%) Check_MK
9 4 (0.84%) MOM
9 4 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 196 (41.18%) VMware
2 189 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 172 (36.13%) Cisco
4 97 (20.38%) Citrix
5 93 (19.54%) Juniper
6 69 (14.50%) CheckPoint
7 41 (8.61%) HP
8 35 (7.35%) F5
9 29 (6.09%) SonicWALL
9 29 (6.09%) Dell
10 27 (5.67%) Symantec
11 25 (5.25%) Avaya
12 22 (4.62%) Oracle
12 22 (4.62%) Apple
13 18 (3.78%) EMC
14 15 (3.15%) Veeam
15 13 (2.73%) NetApp
16 12 (2.52%) Red Hat
16 12 (2.52%) IBM
16 12 (2.52%) McAfee
Bristol Area
Intapeople
Salary: £26000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
CatchFish.Net
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + plus Audi A3 & good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warminster, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25 - £30 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago