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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 48 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 283 224 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.88% 3.82% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.45% 22.13% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 224 199 176
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
1070 1012 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.45% 17.25% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 895 794 777
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 88 £44,000 +10.00% 11
Wiltshire +10 67 £39,500 -1.25% 20
Gloucestershire +10 54 £30,500 -23.75% 3
Dorset +10 39 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Somerset +18 18 £30,500 +35.55% 4
Cornwall 0 16 £21,000 -34.37%
Devon -13 4 £30,000 - 4
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 351 (58.50%) Windows
2 272 (45.33%) Cisco
3 214 (35.67%) VMware
4 211 (35.17%) Microsoft
5 183 (30.50%) TCP/IP
6 178 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
7 168 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 159 (26.50%) WAN
9 147 (24.50%) LAN
10 141 (23.50%) Linux
11 135 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 131 (21.83%) VPN
13 129 (21.50%) MS Exchange
14 119 (19.83%) CCNA
14 119 (19.83%) Active Directory
15 112 (18.67%) Juniper
16 109 (18.17%) ITIL
17 106 (17.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 102 (17.00%) Citrix
18 102 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 101 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
20 100 (16.67%) DNS
21 99 (16.50%) SQL
22 91 (15.17%) Security Cleared
23 86 (14.33%) MS Excel
23 86 (14.33%) CCNP
24 84 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
25 79 (13.17%) Wireless
26 71 (11.83%) Network Security
27 68 (11.33%) MCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 129 (21.50%) MS Exchange
2 59 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 52 (8.67%) Apache
5 37 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (6.00%) IIS
6 36 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (4.33%) Tomcat
8 19 (3.17%) Lync
9 17 (2.83%) SharePoint
10 14 (2.33%) nginx
11 8 (1.33%) Confluence
11 8 (1.33%) MediaWiki
12 7 (1.17%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.50%) SAS
16 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 86 (14.33%) MS Excel
2 57 (9.50%) MS Office
3 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.50%) Office 365
2 21 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.33%) PaaS
4 7 (1.17%) SaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 183 (30.50%) TCP/IP
2 159 (26.50%) WAN
3 147 (24.50%) LAN
4 131 (21.83%) VPN
5 100 (16.67%) DNS
6 84 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
7 79 (13.17%) Wireless
8 71 (11.83%) Network Security
9 67 (11.17%) MPLS
10 61 (10.17%) DHCP
11 57 (9.50%) SAN
12 45 (7.50%) VLAN
13 42 (7.00%) VoIP
14 30 (5.00%) BGP
15 29 (4.83%) Cisco Nexus
16 27 (4.50%) HTTP
17 26 (4.33%) SMTP
17 26 (4.33%) EIGRP
18 25 (4.17%) OSPF
19 24 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.83%) MySQL
3 14 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.00%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.67%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.00%) Hudson
4 9 (1.50%) Selenium
4 9 (1.50%) MSI
5 8 (1.33%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (1.33%) InstallShield
5 8 (1.33%) ClearQuest
5 8 (1.33%) Subversion
5 8 (1.33%) JIRA
5 8 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.50%) Metasploit
General
1 58 (9.67%) Finance
2 33 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.50%) Banking
3 15 (2.50%) Retail
4 8 (1.33%) Electronics
4 8 (1.33%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.00%) Local Government
6 5 (0.83%) Marketing
6 5 (0.83%) Back Office
6 5 (0.83%) Automotive
6 5 (0.83%) Military
7 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.17%) French Language
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (14.83%) Network Engineer
2 87 (14.50%) Support Engineer
3 72 (12.00%) Administrator
4 65 (10.83%) Consultant
5 63 (10.50%) Analyst
6 47 (7.83%) Systems Administrator
7 43 (7.17%) Architect
8 39 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 32 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
10 30 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 28 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
12 22 (3.67%) Linux Administrator
12 22 (3.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 21 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
15 18 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (3.00%) Security Analyst
16 17 (2.83%) Network Architect
16 17 (2.83%) Network Consultant
16 17 (2.83%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.50%) LAMP
2 23 (3.83%) Web Services
3 17 (2.83%) .NET
4 6 (1.00%) CGI
4 6 (1.00%) HTML
4 6 (1.00%) JSP
5 5 (0.83%) CSS
6 4 (0.67%) XML
7 3 (0.50%) J2EE
7 3 (0.50%) COM
8 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.17%) AppFabric
9 1 (0.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.83%) Fat Client
3 23 (3.83%) Thin Client
4 22 (3.67%) Clustering
5 18 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.83%) Online Banking
9 10 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.67%) CMDB
9 10 (1.67%) BYOD
10 9 (1.50%) Wiki
11 8 (1.33%) PKI
12 7 (1.17%) Open Source
12 7 (1.17%) PDA
13 5 (0.83%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.83%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.83%) RMADS
13 5 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 351 (58.50%) Windows
2 141 (23.50%) Linux
3 135 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (17.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 102 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (9.00%) Windows Vista
7 36 (6.00%) UNIX
7 36 (6.00%) CentOS
8 34 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 18 (3.00%) Mac OS X
11 17 (2.83%) Ubuntu
12 16 (2.67%) Windows 8
12 16 (2.67%) Windows XP
13 15 (2.50%) Debian
14 14 (2.33%) Solaris
15 13 (2.17%) Fedora
16 7 (1.17%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.00%) Android
17 6 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (18.17%) ITIL
2 43 (7.17%) Load Balancing
3 39 (6.50%) Information Security
4 35 (5.83%) Technical Architecture
4 35 (5.83%) Network Design
4 35 (5.83%) Configuration Management
5 32 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
7 30 (5.00%) Change Management
8 29 (4.83%) DevOps
9 28 (4.67%) Service Management
10 27 (4.50%) SIEM
11 22 (3.67%) Migration
12 21 (3.50%) Incident Management
12 21 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (3.33%) Mentoring
13 20 (3.33%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.17%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (3.17%) PRINCE2
14 19 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 99 (16.50%) SQL
2 50 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 42 (7.00%) Perl
4 39 (6.50%) Python
5 37 (6.17%) PHP
6 33 (5.50%) Ruby
7 30 (5.00%) Java
8 15 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.83%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.17%) C++
12 6 (1.00%) C
13 4 (0.67%) C#
13 4 (0.67%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.67%) Lua
14 2 (0.33%) VBScript
14 2 (0.33%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.17%) VB
15 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 178 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (19.83%) CCNA
3 101 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 91 (15.17%) Security Cleared
5 86 (14.33%) CCNP
6 68 (11.33%) MCSE
7 67 (11.17%) SC Cleared
8 60 (10.00%) Degree
9 34 (5.67%) CISSP
10 33 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 32 (5.33%) MCSA
12 30 (5.00%) CCA
12 30 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
13 26 (4.33%) MCITP
14 23 (3.83%) DV Cleared
15 20 (3.33%) CCIE
16 19 (3.17%) A+ Certification
17 18 (3.00%) Network+ Certification
18 17 (2.83%) MCP
19 14 (2.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.50%) SLA
2 30 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 24 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.00%) QA
5 4 (0.67%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 168 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (19.83%) Active Directory
3 55 (9.17%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.17%) vSphere
5 24 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 19 (3.17%) XenApp
8 16 (2.67%) KVM
9 14 (2.33%) Samba
9 14 (2.33%) Terminal Services
10 13 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (2.00%) XenDesktop
12 11 (1.83%) XenServer
12 11 (1.83%) Postfix
13 9 (1.50%) Snort
14 8 (1.33%) Xen
14 8 (1.33%) iptables
15 7 (1.17%) vCloud
16 4 (0.67%) NFS
17 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 50 (8.33%) Puppet
2 40 (6.67%) SCCM
3 35 (5.83%) SCOM
4 34 (5.67%) Backup Exec
5 32 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.33%) SCVMM
7 16 (2.67%) Salt
7 16 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 15 (2.50%) NetBackup
9 11 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (1.67%) Ansible
11 9 (1.50%) HP SIM
12 8 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (1.33%) ZABBIX
12 8 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (1.33%) Vagrant
12 8 (1.33%) Graphite
13 7 (1.17%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.83%) vMotion
15 4 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 272 (45.33%) Cisco
2 214 (35.67%) VMware
3 211 (35.17%) Microsoft
4 112 (18.67%) Juniper
5 102 (17.00%) Citrix
6 58 (9.67%) CheckPoint
7 45 (7.50%) F5
8 44 (7.33%) Red Hat
9 36 (6.00%) HP
10 31 (5.17%) Symantec
11 28 (4.67%) Oracle
12 21 (3.50%) Barracuda Networks
13 18 (3.00%) McAfee
14 15 (2.50%) Avaya
15 14 (2.33%) Dell
16 12 (2.00%) Websense
16 12 (2.00%) Nokia
16 12 (2.00%) SolarWinds
16 12 (2.00%) Veeam
17 9 (1.50%) SonicWALL
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + pension and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Salary: £43,000+
Posted: 4 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 5 days ago