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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 32 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 54 79 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.30% 9.78% 8.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.55% 36.92% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 53 78 71
Average salary £33,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.54% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,875
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.19%
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
196 214 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.87% 26.49% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 173 211 169
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 2 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 71 (72.45%) Windows
2 63 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 61 (62.24%) VMware
4 60 (61.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (55.10%) Microsoft
5 54 (55.10%) MS Excel
6 50 (51.02%) Citrix
7 48 (48.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (41.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (41.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (41.84%) MCSE
9 39 (39.80%) CCA
9 39 (39.80%) Citrix Certification
9 39 (39.80%) Thin Client
9 39 (39.80%) Fat Client
9 39 (39.80%) MCITP
9 39 (39.80%) Windows Vista
10 37 (37.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (27.55%) Cisco
12 21 (21.43%) MS Exchange
12 21 (21.43%) LAN
13 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
14 17 (17.35%) WAN
15 16 (16.33%) Linux
15 16 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (16.33%) VLAN
16 15 (15.31%) Network Security
16 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (15.31%) CCNA
17 14 (14.29%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 21 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.04%) Lync
7 1 (1.02%) IIS
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (55.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.04%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 63 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 21 (21.43%) LAN
3 17 (17.35%) WAN
4 16 (16.33%) VLAN
5 15 (15.31%) Network Security
6 14 (14.29%) Wireless
7 10 (10.20%) VoIP
8 8 (8.16%) VPN
8 8 (8.16%) SAN
8 8 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (6.12%) Internet
10 5 (5.10%) Ethernet
11 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.06%) Multicast
13 2 (2.04%) IPsec
13 2 (2.04%) SMTP
13 2 (2.04%) DNS
14 1 (1.02%) SSL
14 1 (1.02%) MPLS
14 1 (1.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) GDB
General
1 8 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (19.39%) IT Support
3 15 (15.31%) Consultant
4 14 (14.29%) IT Consultant
4 14 (14.29%) Support Consultant
5 12 (12.24%) Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) Network Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Network Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Security Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Network Support
9 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.10%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (4.08%) Network Manager
11 4 (4.08%) IT Security Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.08%) Network Support Analyst
12 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 3 (3.06%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) HTML
1 1 (1.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.80%) Thin Client
1 39 (39.80%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Clustering
4 3 (3.06%) IPTV
4 3 (3.06%) Statistics
4 3 (3.06%) Kindle
5 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.02%) iPhone
5 1 (1.02%) iPad
5 1 (1.02%) CESG
5 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 71 (72.45%) Windows
2 60 (61.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (39.80%) Windows Vista
4 37 (37.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.33%) Linux
6 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.04%) UNIX
9 2 (2.04%) AIX
10 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.29%) ITIL
2 10 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (8.16%) Information Security
3 8 (8.16%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.14%) Network Management
5 6 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (6.12%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.10%) Information Security Management
6 5 (5.10%) Security Management
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.10%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.06%) Project Management
8 3 (3.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.06%) SIEM
8 3 (3.06%) Security Architecture
8 3 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.06%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) SQL
2 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.06%) C++
4 2 (2.04%) Java
4 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.04%) Perl
4 2 (2.04%) VBScript
4 2 (2.04%) C
5 1 (1.02%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.02%) Python
5 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (41.84%) MCSE
1 41 (41.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 41 (41.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (39.80%) MCITP
2 39 (39.80%) CCA
2 39 (39.80%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (15.31%) CCNA
5 8 (8.16%) Degree
6 7 (7.14%) CCNP
7 6 (6.12%) A+ Certification
7 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.08%) GIAC
9 4 (4.08%) CCDP
9 4 (4.08%) ISACA
10 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.02%) CISSP
11 1 (1.02%) MCP
11 1 (1.02%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.14%) SLA
3 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.08%) COBIT
5 3 (3.06%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 48 (48.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.06%) XenApp
5 1 (1.02%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (62.24%) VMware
2 54 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 50 (51.02%) Citrix
4 27 (27.55%) Cisco
5 11 (11.22%) CheckPoint
6 9 (9.18%) Juniper
7 7 (7.14%) F5
8 6 (6.12%) HP
9 5 (5.10%) Apple
10 4 (4.08%) Brocade
10 4 (4.08%) Pegasus
11 3 (3.06%) Symantec
11 3 (3.06%) Dell
11 3 (3.06%) Intel
11 3 (3.06%) IronPort
12 2 (2.04%) ATG
12 2 (2.04%) Oracle
12 2 (2.04%) SAP
12 2 (2.04%) Veritas
13 1 (1.02%) Nokia
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