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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 22 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 72 67 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.87% 7.64% 8.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.78% 38.73% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 57 60 63
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
181 173 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.29% 19.73% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 157 151 187
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,550 £57,500
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 19 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 83 (67.48%) Windows
2 82 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 75 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (59.35%) VMware
5 66 (53.66%) Microsoft
6 62 (50.41%) MS Excel
7 61 (49.59%) Citrix
8 59 (47.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (43.90%) MCSE
9 54 (43.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (41.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 49 (39.84%) MCITP
11 49 (39.84%) CCA
11 49 (39.84%) Citrix Certification
11 49 (39.84%) Windows Vista
11 49 (39.84%) Fat Client
11 49 (39.84%) Thin Client
12 43 (34.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (30.08%) Cisco
14 27 (21.95%) WAN
15 23 (18.70%) MS Exchange
16 22 (17.89%) LAN
16 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (15.45%) CheckPoint
17 19 (15.45%) ITIL
17 19 (15.45%) Active Directory
18 17 (13.82%) Juniper
19 16 (13.01%) F5
19 16 (13.01%) SQL
19 16 (13.01%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (18.70%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 62 (50.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) SalesLogix
2 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.25%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 27 (21.95%) WAN
3 22 (17.89%) LAN
4 16 (13.01%) Network Security
5 14 (11.38%) VLAN
5 14 (11.38%) VPN
6 12 (9.76%) VoIP
7 11 (8.94%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (8.13%) SAN
9 9 (7.32%) DNS
10 8 (6.50%) Wireless
11 7 (5.69%) MPLS
11 7 (5.69%) OSPF
11 7 (5.69%) BGP
12 4 (3.25%) IP Telephony
12 4 (3.25%) Ethernet
12 4 (3.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (3.25%) Multicast
13 3 (2.44%) WLAN
14 2 (1.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Selenium
1 1 (0.81%) GDB
General
1 13 (10.57%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.81%) Electronics
3 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Consultant
2 26 (21.14%) IT Support
3 25 (20.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (19.51%) IT Consultant
4 24 (19.51%) Support Consultant
5 13 (10.57%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) Technology Manager
8 7 (5.69%) Designer
8 7 (5.69%) Network Designer
8 7 (5.69%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (4.88%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Information Manager
10 4 (3.25%) Network Team Leader
10 4 (3.25%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) HTML
1 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.84%) Thin Client
1 49 (39.84%) Fat Client
2 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) iPhone
3 5 (4.07%) iPad
4 4 (3.25%) IPTV
4 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Statistics
6 2 (1.63%) Clustering
6 2 (1.63%) CESG
6 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.81%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 83 (67.48%) Windows
2 75 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (39.84%) Windows Vista
4 43 (34.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (11.38%) Linux
7 6 (4.88%) UNIX
8 5 (4.07%) Solaris
8 5 (4.07%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.63%) AIX
9 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.45%) ITIL
2 11 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.32%) CRM
4 8 (6.50%) Information Security
4 8 (6.50%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.50%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (5.69%) Mentoring
5 7 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (5.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (5.69%) Service Management
6 6 (4.88%) Coaching
7 5 (4.07%) Information Security Management
7 5 (4.07%) Security Management
7 5 (4.07%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (4.07%) Network Management
7 5 (4.07%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.25%) Stress Testing
8 4 (3.25%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.01%) SQL
2 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.63%) C++
4 2 (1.63%) Java
4 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.63%) Perl
5 1 (0.81%) VBScript
5 1 (0.81%) Python
5 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (43.90%) MCSE
1 54 (43.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (41.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 49 (39.84%) MCITP
3 49 (39.84%) CCA
3 49 (39.84%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.32%) CCDP
6 8 (6.50%) CCNP
7 7 (5.69%) Degree
8 6 (4.88%) CCNA
8 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.07%) CCIE
10 4 (3.25%) GIAC
10 4 (3.25%) ISACA
11 3 (2.44%) CCDE
11 3 (2.44%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.20%) SLA
2 11 (8.94%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.07%) ISO 9001
3 5 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 59 (47.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.45%) Active Directory
3 14 (11.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.25%) vSphere
4 4 (3.25%) vCloud
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (59.35%) VMware
2 66 (53.66%) Microsoft
3 61 (49.59%) Citrix
4 37 (30.08%) Cisco
5 19 (15.45%) CheckPoint
6 17 (13.82%) Juniper
7 16 (13.01%) F5
8 11 (8.94%) HP
9 9 (7.32%) SonicWALL
10 8 (6.50%) Mitel
11 7 (5.69%) Sourcefire
12 5 (4.07%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.07%) Crossbeam
13 4 (3.25%) Brocade
13 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (3.25%) NetApp
14 3 (2.44%) Intel
15 2 (1.63%) Oracle
15 2 (1.63%) Veritas
15 2 (1.63%) Avaya
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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