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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 66 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 225 203 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.70% 3.95% 5.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.61% 23.97% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 197 172 290
Average salary £29,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £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
995 847 1152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.35% 16.48% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 863 686 977
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Wiltshire +7 74 £25,000 -16.66% 8
Bristol -24 56 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Dorset +11 40 £32,000 -20.00% 7
Gloucestershire +5 23 £29,750 +2.58% 7
Somerset -20 15 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Devon -9 7 £18,000 -38.98% 1
Cornwall - 6 £25,000 - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 329 (72.47%) Windows
2 200 (44.05%) Active Directory
2 200 (44.05%) VMware
3 182 (40.09%) Microsoft
4 173 (38.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 165 (36.34%) Cisco
6 152 (33.48%) MS Exchange
7 144 (31.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 120 (26.43%) DNS
9 114 (25.11%) VPN
10 112 (24.67%) TCP/IP
11 110 (24.23%) LAN
12 108 (23.79%) MS Excel
13 106 (23.35%) Linux
14 102 (22.47%) Citrix
15 99 (21.81%) WAN
16 96 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 93 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 91 (20.04%) SQL Server
19 88 (19.38%) Cisco Certification
20 87 (19.16%) Windows 7
21 83 (18.28%) ITIL
22 82 (18.06%) DHCP
23 80 (17.62%) Exchange Server 2010
24 79 (17.40%) SAN
25 77 (16.96%) Degree
26 70 (15.42%) CCNA
27 69 (15.20%) IIS
27 69 (15.20%) SQL
28 67 (14.76%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 152 (33.48%) MS Exchange
2 80 (17.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (15.20%) IIS
4 47 (10.35%) SharePoint
5 40 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (5.51%) Apache
9 18 (3.96%) Lync
10 8 (1.76%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.32%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.10%) nginx
13 4 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.88%) Documentum
14 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.44%) Zimbra
16 1 (0.22%) Confluence
16 1 (0.22%) CMS
16 1 (0.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 108 (23.79%) MS Excel
2 63 (13.88%) MS Office
3 10 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.10%) MS Project
5 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) AWD
2 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.07%) Office 365
2 8 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.10%) SaaS
4 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 120 (26.43%) DNS
2 114 (25.11%) VPN
3 112 (24.67%) TCP/IP
4 110 (24.23%) LAN
5 99 (21.81%) WAN
6 82 (18.06%) DHCP
7 79 (17.40%) SAN
8 49 (10.79%) Internet
9 46 (10.13%) Network Security
10 42 (9.25%) VLAN
11 41 (9.03%) Wireless
12 33 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (7.05%) NAS
14 29 (6.39%) SMTP
15 28 (6.17%) VoIP
15 28 (6.17%) HTTP
16 25 (5.51%) IPsec
17 23 (5.07%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (4.41%) MPLS
18 20 (4.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.37%) MySQL
3 17 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.76%) Big Data
7 6 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.44%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Subversion
2 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.22%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.22%) Hudson
General
1 55 (12.11%) Finance
2 37 (8.15%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.96%) Back Office
4 9 (1.98%) Banking
5 7 (1.54%) Retail
6 6 (1.32%) Legal
6 6 (1.32%) French Language
6 6 (1.32%) German Language
6 6 (1.32%) Italian Language
6 6 (1.32%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.88%) Marketing
7 4 (0.88%) Electronics
8 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.44%) Publishing
9 2 (0.44%) Games
9 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.44%) Automotive
9 2 (0.44%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (18.28%) Support Engineer
2 66 (14.54%) Analyst
3 59 (13.00%) Consultant
4 45 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (7.71%) Administrator
6 34 (7.49%) Systems Administrator
7 32 (7.05%) Network Engineer
7 32 (7.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (5.95%) IT Support
9 25 (5.51%) Support Analyst
10 23 (5.07%) Technical Support
10 23 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
10 23 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
10 23 (5.07%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 21 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 20 (4.41%) Service Analyst
13 19 (4.19%) Service Desk Analyst
14 17 (3.74%) Server Engineer
15 15 (3.30%) Network Analyst
16 14 (3.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.29%) XML
2 21 (4.63%) HTML
3 12 (2.64%) Web Services
4 7 (1.54%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.88%) .NET
6 2 (0.44%) CSS
6 2 (0.44%) JSP
6 2 (0.44%) STL
6 2 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.22%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.22%) HTML5
7 1 (0.22%) Middleware
7 1 (0.22%) LAMP
7 1 (0.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.41%) PKI
2 18 (3.96%) Thin Client
2 18 (3.96%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.96%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.96%) Computer Science
2 18 (3.96%) Fat Client
3 16 (3.52%) PDA
4 14 (3.08%) Wiki
5 10 (2.20%) Clustering
6 9 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.98%) iPad
7 8 (1.76%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.32%) EPoS
10 5 (1.10%) iPhone
10 5 (1.10%) Open Source
11 4 (0.88%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.88%) Replication
11 4 (0.88%) Firmware
12 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 329 (72.47%) Windows
2 173 (38.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (23.35%) Linux
4 93 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (19.16%) Windows 7
6 67 (14.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (9.69%) Windows XP
8 40 (8.81%) Windows Vista
9 32 (7.05%) Windows 8
10 22 (4.85%) UNIX
11 18 (3.96%) Ubuntu
12 12 (2.64%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.76%) AIX
14 6 (1.32%) Solaris
14 6 (1.32%) CentOS
14 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.10%) Debian
16 4 (0.88%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.66%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.28%) ITIL
2 39 (8.59%) Network Design
3 30 (6.61%) Service Management
4 25 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
5 24 (5.29%) Service Delivery
6 22 (4.85%) Time Management
7 20 (4.41%) Project Management
8 19 (4.19%) Migration
8 19 (4.19%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (3.74%) Information Security
9 17 (3.74%) Load Balancing
10 16 (3.52%) Incident Management
10 16 (3.52%) Configuration Management
11 15 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (3.08%) Change Control
12 14 (3.08%) E-Commerce
13 13 (2.86%) E-business
13 13 (2.86%) Document Management
13 13 (2.86%) Security Architecture
13 13 (2.86%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (15.20%) SQL
2 21 (4.63%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.86%) Java
4 10 (2.20%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.76%) VB
5 8 (1.76%) Python
5 8 (1.76%) Perl
6 5 (1.10%) PHP
6 5 (1.10%) VBScript
6 5 (1.10%) Ruby
7 4 (0.88%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.88%) C
7 4 (0.88%) C#
8 3 (0.66%) C++
8 3 (0.66%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (19.38%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (16.96%) Degree
4 70 (15.42%) CCNA
5 55 (12.11%) MCSE
5 55 (12.11%) Security Cleared
6 43 (9.47%) SC Cleared
7 39 (8.59%) MCSA
7 39 (8.59%) CCNP
8 26 (5.73%) MCP
9 24 (5.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (4.63%) MCITP
11 19 (4.19%) CCA
11 19 (4.19%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (2.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.76%) A+ Certification
14 7 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.54%) MCTS
15 6 (1.32%) HND
16 5 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.79%) SLA
2 13 (2.86%) HMG Infosec
3 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.22%) BS7799
5 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 200 (44.05%) Active Directory
2 144 (31.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.47%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.93%) VMware ESX
5 29 (6.39%) vSphere
6 21 (4.63%) Terminal Services
7 13 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.20%) MetaFrame
8 10 (2.20%) XenApp
9 9 (1.98%) ProxySG
10 7 (1.54%) XenServer
10 7 (1.54%) Xen
10 7 (1.54%) UAG
11 4 (0.88%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.66%) Samba
12 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.66%) NFS
13 2 (0.44%) Postfix
13 2 (0.44%) Squid
14 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (6.83%) Backup Exec
2 14 (3.08%) WSUS
2 14 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (2.86%) Nagios
3 13 (2.86%) SCCM
4 12 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (1.76%) logstash
5 8 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.76%) ARCserve
6 6 (1.32%) MAILsweeper
6 6 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.88%) MOM
8 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.66%) Netcool
9 3 (0.66%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.44%) Puppet
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 200 (44.05%) VMware
2 182 (40.09%) Microsoft
3 165 (36.34%) Cisco
4 102 (22.47%) Citrix
5 62 (13.66%) Juniper
6 46 (10.13%) CheckPoint
7 43 (9.47%) HP
8 33 (7.27%) Dell
9 26 (5.73%) Apple
10 25 (5.51%) Symantec
10 25 (5.51%) Avaya
11 22 (4.85%) SonicWALL
12 21 (4.63%) F5
13 19 (4.19%) Oracle
14 16 (3.52%) SolarWinds
15 14 (3.08%) Veeam
15 14 (3.08%) NetApp
16 13 (2.86%) EMC
16 13 (2.86%) Zend
17 11 (2.42%) WatchGuard
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 - £5000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Frome, Somerset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-26,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 26,000
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Frome, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + relocation pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Online Resourcing
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago