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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 294 282 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.58% 4.92% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.79% 25.52% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 272 224 198
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £57,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
1058 1105 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.09% 19.26% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 881 935 811
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 72 £40,000 -9.09% 11
Gloucestershire +5 70 £40,000 +31.14% 10
Wiltshire -11 52 £30,250 -23.89% 6
Somerset +13 39 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Cornwall +3 38 £22,000 +4.76% 1
Dorset -4 16 £37,500 +7.14%
Devon +7 9 £34,750 +15.83% 2
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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.

1 363 (60.60%) Windows
2 314 (52.42%) VMware
3 301 (50.25%) Cisco
3 301 (50.25%) Microsoft
4 225 (37.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 205 (34.22%) VPN
6 195 (32.55%) MS Exchange
7 176 (29.38%) ITIL
8 165 (27.55%) Linux
8 165 (27.55%) Active Directory
9 163 (27.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 159 (26.54%) WAN
11 142 (23.71%) TCP/IP
12 139 (23.21%) LAN
12 139 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
13 129 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2010
14 127 (21.20%) Security Cleared
15 125 (20.87%) Windows Server
16 120 (20.03%) Windows Server 2003
16 120 (20.03%) CCNA
17 119 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
18 118 (19.70%) DNS
19 114 (19.03%) SC Cleared
20 103 (17.20%) VoIP
20 103 (17.20%) Juniper
21 101 (16.86%) MS Excel
22 98 (16.36%) HP
23 97 (16.19%) SQL
24 94 (15.69%) SQL Server
25 88 (14.69%) CheckPoint

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
1 195 (32.55%) MS Exchange
2 129 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (13.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 62 (10.35%) SharePoint
5 52 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (5.18%) Skype for Business
7 28 (4.67%) Apache
8 26 (4.34%) IIS
9 19 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (3.01%) JBoss
11 16 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2000
12 13 (2.17%) WebLogic
13 12 (2.00%) CloudStack
13 12 (2.00%) OpenStack
13 12 (2.00%) WebSphere
13 12 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (1.67%) Tomcat
15 8 (1.34%) Apache Pig
16 6 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
17 5 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 101 (16.86%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.51%) MS Office
3 13 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (3.34%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 70 (11.69%) Office 365
2 34 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.67%) SaaS
5 4 (0.67%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 205 (34.22%) VPN
2 159 (26.54%) WAN
3 142 (23.71%) TCP/IP
4 139 (23.21%) LAN
5 118 (19.70%) DNS
6 103 (17.20%) VoIP
7 87 (14.52%) SAN
8 85 (14.19%) Cisco ASA
9 77 (12.85%) MPLS
10 76 (12.69%) VLAN
11 71 (11.85%) Network Security
12 61 (10.18%) Internet
13 59 (9.85%) DHCP
14 48 (8.01%) Wireless
15 44 (7.35%) SSL
16 42 (7.01%) Wi-Fi
17 36 (6.01%) SMTP
18 34 (5.68%) Cisco Nexus
19 32 (5.34%) IPsec
20 29 (4.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.01%) MySQL
3 15 (2.50%) Big Data
4 14 (2.34%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.34%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.00%) Apache Accumulo
6 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.67%) GIS
7 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.33%) ActiveReports
10 1 (0.17%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.17%) DB2
10 1 (0.17%) Informix
10 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (2.84%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.00%) Subversion
3 12 (2.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.67%) Selenium
4 4 (0.67%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.50%) AppScan
5 3 (0.50%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.17%) GitLab
6 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 68 (11.35%) Telecoms
2 25 (4.17%) Finance
3 9 (1.50%) Banking
4 8 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.34%) Military
5 5 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 5 (0.83%) Games
6 4 (0.67%) Electronics
6 4 (0.67%) Retail
7 3 (0.50%) Back Office
7 3 (0.50%) Marketing
8 2 (0.33%) Advertising
8 2 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 135 (22.54%) Network Engineer
2 113 (18.86%) Support Engineer
3 90 (15.03%) Analyst
4 69 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 57 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 49 (8.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 48 (8.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 41 (6.84%) IT Engineer
9 39 (6.51%) Cisco Engineer
10 37 (6.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 37 (6.18%) Systems Engineer
11 32 (5.34%) Administrator
12 29 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
12 29 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
13 28 (4.67%) Support Analyst
14 27 (4.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 27 (4.51%) IT Support
15 26 (4.34%) Security Analyst
16 25 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
16 25 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.51%) LAMP
2 14 (2.34%) .NET
3 9 (1.50%) Web Services
4 8 (1.34%) Java EE
4 8 (1.34%) STL
5 6 (1.00%) ELK Stack
5 6 (1.00%) Kafka
6 5 (0.83%) J2EE
7 4 (0.67%) CSS
8 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.33%) XML
9 1 (0.17%) Ajax
9 1 (0.17%) COM
9 1 (0.17%) Django
9 1 (0.17%) EJB
9 1 (0.17%) Flash
9 1 (0.17%) HTML
9 1 (0.17%) JMS
9 1 (0.17%) JSP
9 1 (0.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.85%) Data Centre
2 40 (6.68%) Management Information System
3 35 (5.84%) EqualLogic
4 31 (5.18%) Driving Licence
5 30 (5.01%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.51%) EPoS
7 19 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.01%) Security Operations Centre
9 17 (2.84%) PKI
10 15 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (2.34%) Cyberthreat
11 14 (2.34%) IVR
12 11 (1.84%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.67%) AS400
13 10 (1.67%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.67%) iPad
14 9 (1.50%) Cybercrime
14 9 (1.50%) Replication
15 8 (1.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 363 (60.60%) Windows
2 165 (27.55%) Linux
3 163 (27.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 125 (20.87%) Windows Server
5 120 (20.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 119 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (12.69%) Windows 7
8 57 (9.52%) Unix
9 46 (7.68%) Windows 8
10 43 (7.18%) Windows 10
11 24 (4.01%) Windows Vista
12 20 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (2.67%) Windows 2000
14 15 (2.50%) Mac OS
15 14 (2.34%) CentOS
15 14 (2.34%) Windows XP
16 10 (1.67%) Android
16 10 (1.67%) Apple iOS
17 7 (1.17%) FreeNAS
18 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (29.38%) ITIL
2 52 (8.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 49 (8.18%) Information Security
4 46 (7.68%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (7.01%) Configuration Management
6 41 (6.84%) SIEM
7 39 (6.51%) Project Management
8 36 (6.01%) Load Balancing
9 33 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
9 33 (5.51%) Mentoring
10 28 (4.67%) Penetration Testing
10 28 (4.67%) PRINCE2
10 28 (4.67%) Service Delivery
11 26 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (4.01%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (4.01%) DevOps
12 24 (4.01%) Software Engineering
12 24 (4.01%) Time Management
13 23 (3.84%) Service Management
14 22 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (16.19%) SQL
2 41 (6.84%) Python
3 32 (5.34%) Java
4 26 (4.34%) Perl
5 24 (4.01%) Bash Shell
5 24 (4.01%) C
6 22 (3.67%) PowerShell
6 22 (3.67%) Shell Script
7 17 (2.84%) C++
8 14 (2.34%) C#
8 14 (2.34%) Ruby
9 8 (1.34%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.50%) VB
11 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.33%) PHP
11 2 (0.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 139 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (21.20%) Security Cleared
3 120 (20.03%) CCNA
4 114 (19.03%) SC Cleared
5 62 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (10.02%) CCNP
7 47 (7.85%) CISSP
8 38 (6.34%) Degree
8 38 (6.34%) MCSE
9 35 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
10 30 (5.01%) Network+ Certification
11 21 (3.51%) SANS
12 20 (3.34%) MCSA
13 19 (3.17%) A+ Certification
14 18 (3.01%) GIAC
15 15 (2.50%) DV Cleared
15 15 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (2.17%) MCITP
17 11 (1.84%) CISM
17 11 (1.84%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.85%) SLA
2 20 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.83%) HMG Infosec
5 4 (0.67%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.50%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.50%) RMADS
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) GPG13
7 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 225 (37.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 165 (27.55%) Active Directory
3 71 (11.85%) Hyper-V
4 56 (9.35%) vSphere
5 35 (5.84%) XenApp
6 19 (3.17%) Snort
7 18 (3.01%) Xen
8 17 (2.84%) VMware ESX
8 17 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (2.67%) Terminal Services
10 12 (2.00%) XenServer
11 9 (1.50%) vCloud
12 8 (1.34%) Firmware
13 7 (1.17%) XenDesktop
14 6 (1.00%) Apache Flume
14 6 (1.00%) ISA Server
14 6 (1.00%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.67%) NFS
15 4 (0.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 41 (6.84%) SCOM
2 32 (5.34%) SCCM
3 25 (4.17%) Foglight
4 17 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 15 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
6 15 (2.50%) Tivoli
7 14 (2.34%) Cisco UCCE
7 14 (2.34%) Puppet
8 12 (2.00%) Ansible
8 12 (2.00%) Cobbler
8 12 (2.00%) NetBackup
8 12 (2.00%) Salt
8 12 (2.00%) Terraform
9 10 (1.67%) RSA enVision
9 10 (1.67%) WSUS
10 7 (1.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 314 (52.42%) VMware
2 301 (50.25%) Cisco
2 301 (50.25%) Microsoft
3 103 (17.20%) Juniper
4 98 (16.36%) HP
5 88 (14.69%) CheckPoint
6 65 (10.85%) Dell
7 55 (9.18%) WatchGuard
8 52 (8.68%) NetApp
9 51 (8.51%) Citrix
10 44 (7.35%) EMC
11 33 (5.51%) Intel Security
11 33 (5.51%) Veeam
12 28 (4.67%) Palo Alto
12 28 (4.67%) Red Hat
13 27 (4.51%) Fortinet
14 25 (4.17%) IBM
14 25 (4.17%) Kaseya
14 25 (4.17%) Kaspersky
15 21 (3.51%) SolarWinds
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Discount
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 20% monthly bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £44000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 70000 + shift allowance + car + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £28-35,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £28-35,000 + Great Bens
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Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago