The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 41 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 71 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.35% 7.73% 5.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.12% 37.57% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 42
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 189 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.16% 20.57% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 166 141 148
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 58 (92.06%) Cisco
2 42 (66.67%) WAN
3 36 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (49.21%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (46.03%) Network Security
5 29 (46.03%) CCNP
6 28 (44.44%) VoIP
7 21 (33.33%) LAN
7 21 (33.33%) F5
8 20 (31.75%) CCIE
8 20 (31.75%) MPLS
9 16 (25.40%) Project Management
9 16 (25.40%) Wireless
9 16 (25.40%) VMware
9 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
10 15 (23.81%) Finance
10 15 (23.81%) IP Telephony
10 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
11 13 (20.63%) Blue Coat
11 13 (20.63%) Network Design
11 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
11 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.63%) vSphere
12 12 (19.05%) Riverbed
12 12 (19.05%) Skype
12 12 (19.05%) CCNA
12 12 (19.05%) VPN
12 12 (19.05%) HP
12 12 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (17.46%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (66.67%) WAN
2 31 (49.21%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (46.03%) Network Security
4 28 (44.44%) VoIP
5 21 (33.33%) LAN
6 20 (31.75%) MPLS
7 16 (25.40%) Wireless
8 15 (23.81%) IP Telephony
9 12 (19.05%) Skype
9 12 (19.05%) VPN
10 8 (12.70%) BGP
10 8 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (12.70%) OSPF
11 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (3.17%) DNS
12 2 (3.17%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (1.59%) FCoE
13 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
13 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
3 12 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Electronics
5 2 (3.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Architect
3 14 (22.22%) Network Architect
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Consultant
6 8 (12.70%) Firewall Architect
7 7 (11.11%) IT Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Blue Coat Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Cisco Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Cisco Network Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Cisco Security Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Network Security Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Security Architect
9 5 (7.94%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 7 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 4 (6.35%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.59%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.35%) AIX
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Project Management
2 13 (20.63%) Network Design
3 11 (17.46%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
5 9 (14.29%) Fault Management
6 8 (12.70%) Network Architecture
6 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.11%) ITIL
8 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) Service Management
9 4 (6.35%) SIEM
10 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.76%) Presales
11 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.17%) CRM
11 2 (3.17%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.17%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (46.03%) CCNP
3 20 (31.75%) CCIE
4 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
5 12 (19.05%) CCNA
6 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
7 9 (14.29%) MCSE
7 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (4.76%) CCDA
9 3 (4.76%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) SLA
2 10 (15.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) vSphere
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.11%) vCloud
5 6 (9.52%) XenApp
6 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
2 1 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 58 (92.06%) Cisco
2 21 (33.33%) F5
3 16 (25.40%) VMware
4 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 13 (20.63%) Blue Coat
5 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.05%) HP
6 12 (19.05%) Riverbed
7 11 (17.46%) Juniper
7 11 (17.46%) Palo Alto
8 10 (15.87%) Citrix
8 10 (15.87%) SolarWinds
9 7 (11.11%) NetApp
10 6 (9.52%) 3PAR
11 4 (6.35%) Oracle
11 4 (6.35%) Veritas
12 2 (3.17%) Forcepoint
12 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
12 2 (3.17%) SAP
13 1 (1.59%) Nokia
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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