The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 65 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 230 208 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.84% 3.97% 4.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 25.18% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 194 170 235
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,900 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1006 826 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.79% 15.76% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 835 695 880
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
England

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 July 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 22 July 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 0 74 £38,000 -5.00% 9
Wiltshire -6 55 £28,500 -18.57% 6
Dorset +4 39 £34,000 -15.00% 6
Gloucestershire -13 26 £34,000 -10.52% 6
Somerset -18 19 £36,500 +14.06% 10
Devon -2 11 £18,000 -38.98% 2
Cornwall - 3 £32,000 - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 293 (68.78%) Windows
2 189 (44.37%) Active Directory
3 186 (43.66%) VMware
4 172 (40.38%) Microsoft
5 161 (37.79%) Cisco
6 159 (37.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 143 (33.57%) MS Exchange
8 137 (32.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 118 (27.70%) DNS
10 112 (26.29%) Linux
11 111 (26.06%) VPN
12 106 (24.88%) TCP/IP
13 105 (24.65%) MS Excel
14 102 (23.94%) LAN
15 95 (22.30%) Citrix
16 90 (21.13%) WAN
17 88 (20.66%) Windows 7
18 84 (19.72%) Cisco Certification
18 84 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
19 83 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
20 81 (19.01%) Degree
21 78 (18.31%) DHCP
21 78 (18.31%) SQL Server
22 76 (17.84%) ITIL
22 76 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2010
23 68 (15.96%) SAN
24 67 (15.73%) IIS
25 62 (14.55%) CCNA
26 58 (13.62%) Juniper
27 57 (13.38%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 143 (33.57%) MS Exchange
2 76 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (15.73%) IIS
4 40 (9.39%) SharePoint
5 35 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (7.28%) Apache
7 25 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.58%) Lync
10 8 (1.88%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.41%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (1.41%) nginx
12 4 (0.94%) Documentum
13 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.47%) Zimbra
15 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.23%) MediaWiki
15 1 (0.23%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 105 (24.65%) MS Excel
2 53 (12.44%) MS Office
3 12 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.17%) MS Project
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.70%) AWD
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.69%) Office 365
2 9 (2.11%) SaaS
2 9 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 118 (27.70%) DNS
2 111 (26.06%) VPN
3 106 (24.88%) TCP/IP
4 102 (23.94%) LAN
5 90 (21.13%) WAN
6 78 (18.31%) DHCP
7 68 (15.96%) SAN
8 50 (11.74%) Network Security
9 43 (10.09%) Internet
10 37 (8.69%) Wireless
11 33 (7.75%) VLAN
12 28 (6.57%) NAS
13 27 (6.34%) SMTP
14 26 (6.10%) HTTP
14 26 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (5.40%) VoIP
16 22 (5.16%) IPsec
17 21 (4.93%) Ethernet
18 19 (4.46%) NetScaler
18 19 (4.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.80%) MySQL
3 11 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.88%) Big Data
6 6 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.47%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.23%) DB2
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Subversion
2 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Hudson
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 57 (13.38%) Finance
2 46 (10.80%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.23%) Back Office
4 11 (2.58%) Banking
5 7 (1.64%) Legal
6 6 (1.41%) Advertising
6 6 (1.41%) French Language
6 6 (1.41%) German Language
6 6 (1.41%) Italian Language
6 6 (1.41%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.94%) Electronics
7 4 (0.94%) Marketing
8 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Publishing
9 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.47%) Automotive
9 2 (0.47%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 55 (12.91%) Analyst
3 54 (12.68%) Consultant
4 50 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (8.92%) Systems Administrator
6 35 (8.22%) Administrator
7 34 (7.98%) Network Engineer
8 28 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (5.87%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (4.46%) Support Analyst
13 18 (4.23%) Service Analyst
13 18 (4.23%) Server Engineer
13 18 (4.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 17 (3.99%) Service Desk Analyst
15 16 (3.76%) Technical Support
15 16 (3.76%) IT Support
16 14 (3.29%) Help Desk Support
16 14 (3.29%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.63%) XML
2 21 (4.93%) HTML
3 10 (2.35%) Web Services
4 7 (1.64%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.17%) .NET
6 3 (0.70%) JSP
7 2 (0.47%) STL
7 2 (0.47%) CSS
7 2 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.23%) Ajax
8 1 (0.23%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.23%) HTML5
8 1 (0.23%) Middleware
8 1 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.46%) Wiki
2 18 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.76%) PDA
4 15 (3.52%) PKI
4 15 (3.52%) Blackberry
5 14 (3.29%) Thin Client
5 14 (3.29%) Fat Client
5 14 (3.29%) Digital Media
6 10 (2.35%) Clustering
7 8 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.64%) Open Source
8 7 (1.64%) Firmware
9 5 (1.17%) iPad
10 4 (0.94%) Replication
10 4 (0.94%) EqualLogic
10 4 (0.94%) RMADS
10 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 293 (68.78%) Windows
2 159 (37.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 112 (26.29%) Linux
4 88 (20.66%) Windows 7
5 84 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (9.86%) Windows XP
8 34 (7.98%) Windows Vista
9 31 (7.28%) Windows 8
10 23 (5.40%) UNIX
11 22 (5.16%) Ubuntu
12 9 (2.11%) AIX
13 7 (1.64%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.41%) Debian
14 6 (1.41%) CentOS
14 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.94%) Solaris
15 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.70%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.84%) ITIL
2 30 (7.04%) Service Management
3 29 (6.81%) Network Design
4 25 (5.87%) Capacity Planning
4 25 (5.87%) Network Monitoring
5 23 (5.40%) Service Delivery
6 18 (4.23%) Configuration Management
6 18 (4.23%) Project Management
6 18 (4.23%) Risk Management
6 18 (4.23%) E-business
6 18 (4.23%) E-Commerce
6 18 (4.23%) Document Management
7 17 (3.99%) Time Management
7 17 (3.99%) Information Security
8 16 (3.76%) Migration
8 16 (3.76%) Load Balancing
8 16 (3.76%) Incident Management
9 15 (3.52%) Network Management
9 15 (3.52%) Change Control
10 13 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.38%) SQL
2 15 (3.52%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.29%) Java
4 10 (2.35%) Perl
5 9 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.88%) Python
7 6 (1.41%) C
8 5 (1.17%) Ruby
8 5 (1.17%) VBScript
8 5 (1.17%) VB
9 4 (0.94%) C#
9 4 (0.94%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.94%) PHP
10 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.47%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.47%) C++
10 2 (0.47%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (19.72%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (19.01%) Degree
4 62 (14.55%) CCNA
5 52 (12.21%) MCSE
6 49 (11.50%) Security Cleared
7 44 (10.33%) CCNP
8 36 (8.45%) SC Cleared
9 34 (7.98%) MCSA
10 23 (5.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (4.46%) MCP
12 17 (3.99%) MCITP
12 17 (3.99%) CCA
12 17 (3.99%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.11%) MCTS
14 8 (1.88%) CISSP
14 8 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.41%) CCIE
15 6 (1.41%) HND
16 5 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.27%) SLA
2 11 (2.58%) HMG Infosec
3 9 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.47%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.23%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) BS7799
System Software
1 189 (44.37%) Active Directory
2 137 (32.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 34 (7.98%) VMware ESX
5 33 (7.75%) vSphere
6 13 (3.05%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.11%) XenApp
9 7 (1.64%) ProxySG
9 7 (1.64%) Xen
9 7 (1.64%) XenServer
10 6 (1.41%) MetaFrame
11 4 (0.94%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.70%) qmail
12 3 (0.70%) UAG
12 3 (0.70%) NFS
12 3 (0.70%) Samba
13 2 (0.47%) Postfix
13 2 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (5.63%) Backup Exec
2 21 (4.93%) Nagios
3 13 (3.05%) WSUS
4 10 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (2.11%) SCCM
6 8 (1.88%) ARCserve
6 8 (1.88%) logstash
7 7 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.41%) MAILsweeper
8 6 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (1.17%) MOM
9 5 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (0.94%) Puppet
11 3 (0.70%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.70%) Netcool
12 2 (0.47%) YUM
12 2 (0.47%) Cacti
12 2 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 186 (43.66%) VMware
2 172 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 161 (37.79%) Cisco
4 95 (22.30%) Citrix
5 58 (13.62%) Juniper
6 40 (9.39%) HP
6 40 (9.39%) CheckPoint
7 29 (6.81%) Dell
8 23 (5.40%) Avaya
8 23 (5.40%) Apple
9 22 (5.16%) Oracle
10 18 (4.23%) Zend
11 17 (3.99%) Symantec
12 16 (3.76%) SolarWinds
12 16 (3.76%) F5
13 15 (3.52%) SonicWALL
14 14 (3.29%) NetApp
15 13 (3.05%) Veeam
16 12 (2.82%) EMC
17 11 (2.58%) WatchGuard
Redruth, Cornwall
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Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension + more
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £24500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago