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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 72 42 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.31% 4.77% 8.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 25.45% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 53 36 55
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,250 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £53,000
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
192 165 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.49% 18.73% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 141 144 189
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 87 (62.14%) Windows
2 75 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 74 (52.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (52.14%) Microsoft
5 70 (50.00%) VMware
6 62 (44.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (43.57%) MS Excel
8 53 (37.86%) Citrix
8 53 (37.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 51 (36.43%) Cisco
10 49 (35.00%) MCSE
11 46 (32.86%) CCA
11 46 (32.86%) Citrix Certification
11 46 (32.86%) Thin Client
11 46 (32.86%) Fat Client
11 46 (32.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 46 (32.86%) MCITP
11 46 (32.86%) Windows Vista
12 44 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (25.71%) WAN
14 29 (20.71%) Active Directory
15 27 (19.29%) CheckPoint
15 27 (19.29%) LAN
16 26 (18.57%) SQL
16 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
17 24 (17.14%) SLA
18 22 (15.71%) ITIL
18 22 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
19 21 (15.00%) MS Exchange
19 21 (15.00%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 61 (43.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) SalesLogix
2 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.86%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (53.57%) TCP/IP
2 36 (25.71%) WAN
3 27 (19.29%) LAN
4 22 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (15.00%) SAN
6 16 (11.43%) VoIP
6 16 (11.43%) VPN
7 14 (10.00%) VLAN
7 14 (10.00%) Network Security
8 11 (7.86%) OSPF
8 11 (7.86%) Wireless
9 9 (6.43%) BGP
9 9 (6.43%) MPLS
9 9 (6.43%) DNS
10 6 (4.29%) Ethernet
10 6 (4.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.29%) Multicast
11 4 (2.86%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.14%) WLAN
13 2 (1.43%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.71%) Selenium
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (9.29%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.71%) Electronics
3 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (26.43%) Consultant
2 35 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (17.14%) IT Support
4 23 (16.43%) Support Consultant
4 23 (16.43%) IT Consultant
5 19 (13.57%) Network Engineer
6 10 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (6.43%) Network Designer
7 9 (6.43%) Designer
7 9 (6.43%) Security Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 8 (5.71%) Network Team Leader
8 8 (5.71%) Technology Manager
8 8 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (5.71%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.71%) Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Administrator
9 6 (4.29%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Data Centre Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (32.86%) Thin Client
1 46 (32.86%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.86%) iPhone
3 4 (2.86%) iPad
3 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.86%) IPTV
4 3 (2.14%) Statistics
5 2 (1.43%) CESG
5 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 87 (62.14%) Windows
2 74 (52.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (32.86%) Windows Vista
4 44 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.71%) Linux
7 5 (3.57%) Windows 2000
7 5 (3.57%) UNIX
7 5 (3.57%) Solaris
8 1 (0.71%) AIX
8 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.71%) Debian
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.71%) ITIL
2 11 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 9 (6.43%) Service Management
5 8 (5.71%) CRM
5 8 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 4 (2.86%) Coaching
7 4 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.86%) Stress Testing
7 4 (2.86%) Test Scripting
7 4 (2.86%) Network Management
7 4 (2.86%) Information Security
7 4 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (2.14%) Data Analysis
8 3 (2.14%) Network Planning
8 3 (2.14%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.57%) SQL
2 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (0.71%) C++
5 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (37.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (35.00%) MCSE
3 46 (32.86%) CCA
3 46 (32.86%) Citrix Certification
3 46 (32.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 46 (32.86%) MCITP
4 17 (12.14%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.86%) CCNA
6 9 (6.43%) CCDP
7 7 (5.00%) Degree
8 6 (4.29%) CCNP
9 5 (3.57%) CCIE
9 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.86%) MCSA
11 3 (2.14%) CCDE
12 2 (1.43%) CISSP
13 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.71%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.14%) SLA
2 7 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (44.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (20.71%) Active Directory
3 19 (13.57%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.14%) vSphere
4 10 (7.14%) vCloud
5 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (52.14%) Microsoft
2 70 (50.00%) VMware
3 53 (37.86%) Citrix
4 51 (36.43%) Cisco
5 27 (19.29%) CheckPoint
6 18 (12.86%) HP
7 15 (10.71%) Juniper
8 14 (10.00%) F5
9 10 (7.14%) NetApp
9 10 (7.14%) SonicWALL
10 8 (5.71%) Mitel
11 7 (5.00%) Sourcefire
12 5 (3.57%) Crossbeam
12 5 (3.57%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.43%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.43%) Avaya
15 1 (0.71%) Veritas
15 1 (0.71%) Intel
15 1 (0.71%) Oracle
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