The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 51 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 66 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.67% 8.27% 7.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.33% 34.92% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 59 66
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £66,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 189 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.17% 23.68% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 175 168 177
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Hampshire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Southampton region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Southampton

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 56 (60.87%) TCP/IP
2 55 (59.78%) Windows
3 45 (48.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (45.65%) VMware
5 38 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 34 (36.96%) Active Directory
8 33 (35.87%) Citrix
8 33 (35.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (35.87%) Cisco
8 33 (35.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (34.78%) MCSE
9 32 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 29 (31.52%) MCITP
10 29 (31.52%) MS Excel
11 27 (29.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (28.26%) Windows Vista
13 25 (27.17%) CCA
13 25 (27.17%) Citrix Certification
14 21 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (19.57%) VLAN
16 17 (18.48%) Linux
16 17 (18.48%) SAN
17 16 (17.39%) Thin Client
17 16 (17.39%) LAN
17 16 (17.39%) Load Balancing
17 16 (17.39%) Fat Client
17 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (16.30%) Windows 7

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 36 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 32 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.61%) Lync
5 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.26%) IIS
8 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (31.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
3 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.35%) FrameMaker
3 4 (4.35%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (60.87%) TCP/IP
2 18 (19.57%) VLAN
3 17 (18.48%) SAN
4 16 (17.39%) LAN
5 15 (16.30%) VPN
6 14 (15.22%) WAN
7 12 (13.04%) Internet
8 9 (9.78%) DNS
9 8 (8.70%) Network Security
10 7 (7.61%) IPsec
11 6 (6.52%) DHCP
12 5 (5.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (5.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (5.43%) BGP
12 5 (5.43%) SNMP
13 4 (4.35%) VoIP
13 4 (4.35%) SSL
13 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Selenium
General
1 9 (9.78%) Games
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Finance
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Consultant
2 30 (32.61%) IT Support
3 24 (26.09%) IT Consultant
3 24 (26.09%) Support Consultant
4 13 (14.13%) Network Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.61%) QA Test Manager
7 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.61%) QA Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Network Support
8 5 (5.43%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (5.43%) Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.35%) Author
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Author
10 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Thin Client
1 16 (17.39%) Fat Client
2 12 (13.04%) Clustering
3 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.26%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.17%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.09%) iSeries
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.09%) CESG
6 1 (1.09%) Firmware
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 55 (59.78%) Windows
2 45 (48.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (35.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (28.26%) Windows Vista
5 17 (18.48%) Linux
6 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (16.30%) Windows 7
8 10 (10.87%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.26%) UNIX
11 2 (2.17%) Solaris
12 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) Load Balancing
2 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.87%) Network Management
4 8 (8.70%) Migration
4 8 (8.70%) Project Management
4 8 (8.70%) Security Testing
5 7 (7.61%) Agile Testing
5 7 (7.61%) Network Design
5 7 (7.61%) Software Testing
5 7 (7.61%) Scrum
6 4 (4.35%) ITIL
6 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (3.26%) Test Management
7 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.17%) UML
8 2 (2.17%) Online Security
8 2 (2.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.26%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) C
3 2 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) C++
4 1 (1.09%) Java
4 1 (1.09%) PHP
4 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (34.78%) MCSE
3 29 (31.52%) MCITP
4 27 (29.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (27.17%) CCA
5 25 (27.17%) Citrix Certification
6 21 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (15.22%) CCNA
8 11 (11.96%) CCNP
9 7 (7.61%) Degree
9 7 (7.61%) ISTQB
9 7 (7.61%) ISEB
10 4 (4.35%) MCSA
11 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.26%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.26%) JNCIS
11 3 (3.26%) CCIE
12 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) ISO 9001
2 7 (7.61%) QA
3 6 (6.52%) SLA
4 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (36.96%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.61%) vSphere
5 5 (5.43%) XenApp
6 4 (4.35%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (13.04%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (45.65%) VMware
2 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 33 (35.87%) Citrix
3 33 (35.87%) Cisco
4 14 (15.22%) Symantec
5 9 (9.78%) HP
5 9 (9.78%) Dell
6 7 (7.61%) Juniper
7 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.52%) F5
8 4 (4.35%) Adobe
8 4 (4.35%) Brocade
9 3 (3.26%) Apple
9 3 (3.26%) NetApp
10 2 (2.17%) Avaya
10 2 (2.17%) Pegasus
10 2 (2.17%) IronPort
10 2 (2.17%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.17%) Foundry
11 1 (1.09%) LogRhythm
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 DOE
Posted: 21 days ago