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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 37 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 52 70 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.07% 7.92% 8.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.19% 33.18% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 50 69 65
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £58,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
215 211 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 25.09% 23.87% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 189 207 167
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 65 (73.86%) Windows
2 57 (64.77%) TCP/IP
3 54 (61.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (55.68%) VMware
5 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
6 44 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 39 (44.32%) Citrix
7 39 (44.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (36.36%) MCSE
10 32 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 30 (34.09%) MCITP
11 30 (34.09%) Fat Client
11 30 (34.09%) Thin Client
12 29 (32.95%) CCA
12 29 (32.95%) Citrix Certification
12 29 (32.95%) Windows Vista
13 27 (30.68%) Cisco
14 25 (28.41%) MS Exchange
15 22 (25.00%) LAN
16 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
17 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
18 18 (20.45%) VLAN
19 17 (19.32%) WAN
19 17 (19.32%) Linux
20 13 (14.77%) CCNA
20 13 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
20 13 (14.77%) Backup Exec
21 12 (13.64%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (28.41%) MS Exchange
2 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.55%) Lync
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 57 (64.77%) TCP/IP
2 22 (25.00%) LAN
3 18 (20.45%) VLAN
4 17 (19.32%) WAN
5 11 (12.50%) Network Security
6 10 (11.36%) VPN
7 9 (10.23%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (10.23%) Wireless
8 7 (7.95%) SAN
8 7 (7.95%) Internet
9 6 (6.82%) VoIP
10 5 (5.68%) SNMP
11 4 (4.55%) IPsec
11 4 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.55%) Ethernet
12 3 (3.41%) ISDN
12 3 (3.41%) SSL
13 2 (2.27%) SMTP
13 2 (2.27%) DNS
13 2 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) GDB
General
1 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (17.05%) IT Support
3 13 (14.77%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) IT Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.23%) Support Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Network Support
7 7 (7.95%) Network Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Network Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.68%) IT Support Technician
10 4 (4.55%) Network Manager
10 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Network Support Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.09%) Thin Client
1 30 (34.09%) Fat Client
2 9 (10.23%) Clustering
3 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.41%) Kindle
5 1 (1.14%) iPhone
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) CESG
5 1 (1.14%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 65 (73.86%) Windows
2 54 (61.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (32.95%) Windows Vista
5 17 (19.32%) Linux
6 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.27%) AIX
9 2 (2.27%) UNIX
10 1 (1.14%) Solaris
10 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.64%) ITIL
1 12 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 9 (10.23%) Network Management
4 5 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (5.68%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (5.68%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.55%) Information Security Management
5 4 (4.55%) Security Management
5 4 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (4.55%) Information Security
6 3 (3.41%) Project Management
6 3 (3.41%) SIEM
7 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.27%) Service Management
7 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.27%) CRM
7 2 (2.27%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.41%) C++
4 2 (2.27%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.27%) C
5 1 (1.14%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.14%) Perl
5 1 (1.14%) VBScript
5 1 (1.14%) Python
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (36.36%) MCSE
2 32 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (34.09%) MCITP
4 29 (32.95%) CCA
4 29 (32.95%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (14.77%) CCNA
6 10 (11.36%) Degree
7 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
8 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.82%) CCNP
8 6 (6.82%) A+ Certification
9 4 (4.55%) GIAC
9 4 (4.55%) ISACA
10 2 (2.27%) MCSA
10 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.14%) MCP
11 1 (1.14%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.55%) COBIT
2 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 39 (44.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.41%) XenApp
4 3 (3.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.14%) Snort
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (55.68%) VMware
2 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
3 39 (44.32%) Citrix
4 27 (30.68%) Cisco
5 11 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.09%) Symantec
6 8 (9.09%) Juniper
7 7 (7.95%) F5
8 6 (6.82%) Dell
9 5 (5.68%) Apple
10 4 (4.55%) Brocade
10 4 (4.55%) HP
10 4 (4.55%) Pegasus
11 3 (3.41%) IronPort
12 2 (2.27%) ATG
12 2 (2.27%) Veritas
12 2 (2.27%) Oracle
12 2 (2.27%) SAP
12 2 (2.27%) Intel
13 1 (1.14%) Avaya
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £160.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago