The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 67 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.85% 4.37% 6.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.86% 14.57% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 50
Median salary £36,250 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
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
177 199 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.02% 29.97% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 168 171 189
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 54 (72.97%) Cisco
2 46 (62.16%) WAN
3 37 (50.00%) Windows
4 34 (45.95%) LAN
4 34 (45.95%) Network Security
5 29 (39.19%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (37.84%) Wireless
6 28 (37.84%) Data Centre
7 26 (35.14%) DHCP
7 26 (35.14%) DNS
8 24 (32.43%) VPN
8 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
9 23 (31.08%) VoIP
9 23 (31.08%) F5
10 22 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (29.73%) Windows Server
11 21 (28.38%) CCNP
11 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
12 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
13 18 (24.32%) CCNA
13 18 (24.32%) CA
14 17 (22.97%) VMware
14 17 (22.97%) Network Architecture
15 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
15 15 (20.27%) IIS
16 14 (18.92%) CCIE
16 14 (18.92%) Stonesoft
16 14 (18.92%) Barracuda Networks

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (20.27%) IIS
1 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.05%) nginx
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (62.16%) WAN
2 34 (45.95%) LAN
2 34 (45.95%) Network Security
3 28 (37.84%) Wireless
4 26 (35.14%) DHCP
4 26 (35.14%) DNS
5 24 (32.43%) VPN
6 23 (31.08%) VoIP
7 22 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (14.86%) Cisco Wireless
9 11 (14.86%) MPLS
10 10 (13.51%) Skype
10 10 (13.51%) VLAN
11 8 (10.81%) OSPF
12 6 (8.11%) BGP
13 5 (6.76%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (6.76%) IP Telephony
14 3 (4.05%) EIGRP
14 3 (4.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) Aerospike
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.81%) Electronics
1 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Network Engineer
2 20 (27.03%) Network Security Engineer
2 20 (27.03%) Security Engineer
3 17 (22.97%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (20.27%) IT Engineer
5 14 (18.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (16.22%) IT Security Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Wireless Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) Technical Trainer
8 7 (9.46%) Trainer
9 6 (8.11%) Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) Network Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) Team Leader
11 4 (5.41%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) .NET
1 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (1.35%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.46%) e-Learning
4 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.41%) Clustering
6 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.57%) Linux
6 5 (6.76%) Unix
7 4 (5.41%) AIX
8 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.35%) CentOS
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Network Architecture
2 12 (16.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 12 (16.22%) Network Design
3 7 (9.46%) Change Management
3 7 (9.46%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (9.46%) Time Management
4 6 (8.11%) Network Management
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL
5 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.76%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (6.76%) SIEM
6 4 (5.41%) Fault Management
6 4 (5.41%) People Management
6 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Analytics
8 2 (2.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.05%) Python
3 1 (1.35%) Perl
3 1 (1.35%) PHP
3 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (28.38%) CCNP
3 18 (24.32%) CCNA
4 14 (18.92%) CCIE
4 14 (18.92%) Degree
5 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (4.05%) CISSP
9 3 (4.05%) JNCIA
9 3 (4.05%) JNCIP
9 3 (4.05%) MCSE
10 2 (2.70%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.35%) CEH
11 1 (1.35%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (1.35%) CISM
11 1 (1.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.70%) NFS
3 2 (2.70%) pfSense
4 1 (1.35%) Corosync
4 1 (1.35%) iptables
4 1 (1.35%) KVM
4 1 (1.35%) QEMU
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.05%) Puppet
3 2 (2.70%) Munin
4 1 (1.35%) Ansible
4 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.35%) Salt
4 1 (1.35%) SELinux
4 1 (1.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (72.97%) Cisco
2 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.08%) F5
4 18 (24.32%) CA
5 17 (22.97%) VMware
6 14 (18.92%) Barracuda Networks
6 14 (18.92%) Stonesoft
7 9 (12.16%) Blue Coat
7 9 (12.16%) Riverbed
8 7 (9.46%) CheckPoint
8 7 (9.46%) NICE Systems
9 6 (8.11%) Palo Alto
10 5 (6.76%) Citrix
10 5 (6.76%) Juniper
11 4 (5.41%) Oracle
11 4 (5.41%) Veritas
12 3 (4.05%) Brocade
12 3 (4.05%) Foundry
13 2 (2.70%) Aruba
13 2 (2.70%) SonicWALL