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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 28 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 73 38 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.47% 4.03% 8.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.88% 18.54% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 63
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £24,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £42,150 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
229 205 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.57% 21.72% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 151 181 163
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 80 (54.05%) Windows
2 63 (42.57%) Cisco
3 61 (41.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 57 (38.51%) VMware
5 57 (38.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (37.84%) MS Excel
7 55 (37.16%) TCP/IP
8 46 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 43 (29.05%) WAN
10 42 (28.38%) MCSE
11 38 (25.68%) Citrix
11 38 (25.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 37 (25.00%) MCITP
12 37 (25.00%) Windows Vista
12 37 (25.00%) Fat Client
12 37 (25.00%) CCA
12 37 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
12 37 (25.00%) Thin Client
12 37 (25.00%) LAN
13 32 (21.62%) CheckPoint
14 30 (20.27%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (16.22%) SQL Server
17 22 (14.86%) ITIL
17 22 (14.86%) SLA
18 21 (14.19%) SQL
19 20 (13.51%) VoIP
19 20 (13.51%) Active Directory
19 20 (13.51%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 56 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Infor CRM
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.35%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (6.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (37.16%) TCP/IP
2 43 (29.05%) WAN
3 37 (25.00%) LAN
4 30 (20.27%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (13.51%) VoIP
5 20 (13.51%) SAN
6 16 (10.81%) Wireless
7 13 (8.78%) VPN
8 10 (6.76%) OSPF
9 9 (6.08%) VLAN
9 9 (6.08%) Network Security
10 8 (5.41%) BGP
10 8 (5.41%) MPLS
11 7 (4.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (4.05%) Ethernet
13 4 (2.70%) DNS
13 4 (2.70%) IP Telephony
14 3 (2.03%) WLAN
15 2 (1.35%) VRRP
15 2 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.68%) Selenium
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (10.14%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (24.32%) Consultant
2 34 (22.97%) Network Engineer
3 30 (20.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (14.86%) Support Consultant
4 22 (14.86%) IT Consultant
4 22 (14.86%) IT Support
5 18 (12.16%) Network Team Leader
5 18 (12.16%) Team Leader
6 11 (7.43%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.76%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (6.08%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (6.08%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.73%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (4.73%) Data Centre Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Designer
10 7 (4.73%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Network Designer
12 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Designer
12 5 (3.38%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 37 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 11 (7.43%) Private Cloud
3 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.70%) E-Learning
3 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.35%) iPhone
4 2 (1.35%) iPad
4 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 80 (54.05%) Windows
2 61 (41.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 26 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.05%) Linux
7 5 (3.38%) Windows 2000
7 5 (3.38%) Solaris
7 5 (3.38%) UNIX
8 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.86%) ITIL
2 10 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (6.08%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (5.41%) Service Management
4 8 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.73%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (4.05%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.38%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.38%) Coaching
7 5 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (3.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (2.70%) Test Management
8 4 (2.70%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.70%) Time Management
8 4 (2.70%) Information Security
8 4 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (2.70%) Analytics
8 4 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.19%) SQL
2 14 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.68%) C++
4 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (31.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (28.38%) MCSE
3 38 (25.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 37 (25.00%) MCITP
4 37 (25.00%) CCA
4 37 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 20 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (12.84%) CCNA
7 15 (10.14%) SC Cleared
7 15 (10.14%) Security Cleared
8 9 (6.08%) Degree
9 5 (3.38%) CCNP
10 4 (2.70%) MCSA
11 1 (0.68%) CCIE
11 1 (0.68%) CCDP
11 1 (0.68%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (38.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 18 (12.16%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.43%) vSphere
4 11 (7.43%) vCloud
5 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (42.57%) Cisco
2 60 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 57 (38.51%) VMware
4 38 (25.68%) Citrix
5 32 (21.62%) CheckPoint
6 16 (10.81%) HP
7 13 (8.78%) F5
8 12 (8.11%) Juniper
9 11 (7.43%) NetApp
10 6 (4.05%) SonicWALL
11 5 (3.38%) Mitel
11 5 (3.38%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.38%) Sourcefire
11 5 (3.38%) Crossbeam
12 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.35%) Avaya
13 1 (0.68%) Lotus
13 1 (0.68%) Intel
13 1 (0.68%) IronPort
13 1 (0.68%) Aerohive Networks
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £78000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday