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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / South West
Rank 89 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 170 308 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.32% 5.35% 5.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.41% 27.87% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 152 286 276
Median salary £35,500 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.69% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £63,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
794 1105 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.48% 19.20% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 626 925 850
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -13 57 £36,000 -18.18% 21
Wiltshire -2 52 £41,500 +20.28% 4
Gloucestershire -50 22 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Devon +14 20 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Cornwall -8 12 £21,500 -46.25% 4
Somerset -29 6 £32,500 +2.36% 2
Dorset +8 3 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 229 (53.38%) Windows
2 177 (41.26%) Cisco
3 154 (35.90%) VMware
4 153 (35.66%) Microsoft
5 144 (33.57%) Cisco Certification
6 133 (31.00%) Active Directory
7 132 (30.77%) Linux
8 131 (30.54%) ITIL
9 127 (29.60%) TCP/IP
10 119 (27.74%) CCNA
11 118 (27.51%) WAN
12 107 (24.94%) LAN
13 102 (23.78%) Security Cleared
14 96 (22.38%) Windows Server
15 89 (20.75%) MS Exchange
16 87 (20.28%) Microsoft Certification
17 86 (20.05%) Network Security
18 75 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
19 72 (16.78%) VPN
19 72 (16.78%) DNS
20 69 (16.08%) MCSE
21 67 (15.62%) MS Excel
22 66 (15.38%) DHCP
23 63 (14.69%) SQL Server
24 60 (13.99%) CheckPoint
25 59 (13.75%) SC Cleared
26 57 (13.29%) DV Cleared
27 53 (12.35%) CISSP
28 52 (12.12%) Finance
28 52 (12.12%) Driving Licence

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 89 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 47 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (2.80%) Apache Pig
6 11 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.10%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.86%) CloudStack
9 7 (1.63%) JBoss
9 7 (1.63%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.40%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.17%) IIS
12 2 (0.47%) Apache
12 2 (0.47%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (15.62%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.83%) MS Office
3 6 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.93%) Maximo
3 1 (0.23%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.19%) Office 365
2 22 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.86%) IaaS
5 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.70%) PaaS
6 2 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) G Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.23%) Loggly
7 1 (0.23%) Route 53
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 127 (29.60%) TCP/IP
2 118 (27.51%) WAN
3 107 (24.94%) LAN
4 86 (20.05%) Network Security
5 72 (16.78%) DNS
5 72 (16.78%) VPN
6 66 (15.38%) DHCP
7 48 (11.19%) Cisco ASA
8 47 (10.96%) Wireless
9 44 (10.26%) VLAN
10 39 (9.09%) HTTP
11 35 (8.16%) SAN
11 35 (8.16%) SMTP
12 32 (7.46%) Internet
12 32 (7.46%) IP Telephony
13 31 (7.23%) FTP
13 31 (7.23%) MPLS
14 30 (6.99%) Intrusion Detection
15 27 (6.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (5.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.90%) MySQL
3 15 (3.50%) Big Data
4 12 (2.80%) Apache Hive
4 12 (2.80%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.93%) GIS
6 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.23%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.80%) JIRA
3 7 (1.63%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.63%) Redmine
3 7 (1.63%) Subversion
3 7 (1.63%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.17%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.17%) CodeSonar
4 5 (1.17%) git-flow
4 5 (1.17%) Robot Framework
4 5 (1.17%) Selenium
5 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (12.12%) Finance
2 24 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.73%) Games
4 14 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.80%) Retail
6 11 (2.56%) Marketing
7 9 (2.10%) Electronics
8 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (24.01%) Network Engineer
2 57 (13.29%) Support Engineer
3 56 (13.05%) Analyst
4 41 (9.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (7.23%) Administrator
6 30 (6.99%) Security Engineer
7 28 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
8 24 (5.59%) Cisco Engineer
8 24 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
9 22 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 20 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
11 19 (4.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 19 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (4.43%) Windows Engineer
12 18 (4.20%) IT Manager
12 18 (4.20%) IT Support
13 17 (3.96%) Platform Engineer
13 17 (3.96%) Security Analyst
14 16 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.50%) .NET
2 12 (2.80%) Java EE
2 12 (2.80%) LAMP
2 12 (2.80%) STL
3 9 (2.10%) HTML
4 8 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (1.86%) SOAP
4 8 (1.86%) XML
5 7 (1.63%) MAPI
5 7 (1.63%) Middleware
6 6 (1.40%) Web Services
7 5 (1.17%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.17%) Django
7 5 (1.17%) Node.js
7 5 (1.17%) REST
7 5 (1.17%) Spring MVC
8 4 (0.93%) CSS
9 3 (0.70%) COM
9 3 (0.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.12%) Driving Licence
2 48 (11.19%) Data Centre
3 34 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.43%) Replication
5 18 (4.20%) CESG
6 12 (2.80%) NHS
7 9 (2.10%) Cybercrime
7 9 (2.10%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.10%) EPoS
7 9 (2.10%) iPad
8 8 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.17%) Clustering
11 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
13 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 229 (53.38%) Windows
2 132 (30.77%) Linux
3 96 (22.38%) Windows Server
4 51 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (11.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (10.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (7.46%) Unix
8 22 (5.13%) Mac OS X
9 21 (4.90%) Apple iOS
10 20 (4.66%) Solaris
11 16 (3.73%) Windows 7
12 15 (3.50%) Android
13 14 (3.26%) Windows 10
14 11 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (2.10%) Windows 8
16 8 (1.86%) Windows XP
17 7 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (1.40%) Windows Vista
19 5 (1.17%) AIX
19 5 (1.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (30.54%) ITIL
2 46 (10.72%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (8.62%) High Availability
5 34 (7.93%) Information Security
5 34 (7.93%) Mentoring
5 34 (7.93%) Software Engineering
6 32 (7.46%) SIEM
7 29 (6.76%) Ethical Hacking
8 28 (6.53%) Load Balancing
8 28 (6.53%) Service Management
9 27 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (5.83%) Incident Management
10 25 (5.83%) Network Management
10 25 (5.83%) Penetration Testing
11 24 (5.59%) Problem Management
12 21 (4.90%) Project Management
12 21 (4.90%) Reverse Engineering
13 20 (4.66%) Network Design
13 20 (4.66%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (10.26%) SQL
2 36 (8.39%) C
3 31 (7.23%) Java
4 24 (5.59%) Python
5 20 (4.66%) Bash Shell
6 15 (3.50%) C#
6 15 (3.50%) PowerShell
7 14 (3.26%) C++
8 12 (2.80%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.33%) PHP
11 9 (2.10%) Ruby
12 8 (1.86%) Perl
13 7 (1.63%) Korn
14 2 (0.47%) Lua
15 1 (0.23%) AWK
15 1 (0.23%) sed
15 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 144 (33.57%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (27.74%) CCNA
3 102 (23.78%) Security Cleared
4 87 (20.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 69 (16.08%) MCSE
6 59 (13.75%) SC Cleared
7 57 (13.29%) DV Cleared
8 53 (12.35%) CISSP
9 49 (11.42%) CCNP
10 40 (9.32%) MCSA
11 34 (7.93%) Network+ Certification
12 30 (6.99%) GIAC
12 30 (6.99%) SANS
13 28 (6.53%) Linux+ Certification
13 28 (6.53%) SSCP
14 27 (6.29%) Degree
14 27 (6.29%) MCP
15 24 (5.59%) CompTIA Security+
15 24 (5.59%) Security+ Certification
16 19 (4.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.50%) SLA
3 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.93%) QA
4 2 (0.47%) GPG13
4 2 (0.47%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.23%) DICOM
5 1 (0.23%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 133 (31.00%) Active Directory
2 75 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (11.42%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.29%) vSphere
5 25 (5.83%) VMware ESX
6 17 (3.96%) Snort
7 9 (2.10%) NFS
7 9 (2.10%) Xen
7 9 (2.10%) XenServer
8 7 (1.63%) Docker
8 7 (1.63%) Samba
8 7 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.40%) KVM
9 6 (1.40%) Terminal Server
9 6 (1.40%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.17%) XenApp
11 4 (0.93%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.70%) Firmware
12 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (5.59%) Puppet
2 16 (3.73%) Ansible
3 14 (3.26%) Backup Exec
4 13 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 13 (3.03%) Salt
5 9 (2.10%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (2.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.86%) Nagios
7 7 (1.63%) Cobbler
7 7 (1.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (1.63%) RSA enVision
7 7 (1.63%) Terraform
7 7 (1.63%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.40%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.17%) QRadar
9 5 (1.17%) SCCM
9 5 (1.17%) SCOM
10 4 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 177 (41.26%) Cisco
2 154 (35.90%) VMware
3 153 (35.66%) Microsoft
4 60 (13.99%) CheckPoint
5 49 (11.42%) HP
6 43 (10.02%) Juniper
7 25 (5.83%) F5
8 23 (5.36%) Dell
9 20 (4.66%) Citrix
9 20 (4.66%) SolarWinds
10 18 (4.20%) IBM
10 18 (4.20%) Palo Alto
11 17 (3.96%) Sophos
11 17 (3.96%) Sun
12 16 (3.73%) ProCurve
13 15 (3.50%) NetApp
14 14 (3.26%) WatchGuard
15 13 (3.03%) Intel
15 13 (3.03%) Red Hat
15 13 (3.03%) Veeam
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £23000.00 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wiltshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-44K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £85k dependent on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ferndown
aap3
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Calne, Wiltshire
IT Support 365 Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 12 days ago
Exeter
itecopeople
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Sal neg on experience and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Actavis UK Ltd
Salary: £35k - £40k + bonus + significant benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago