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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 32 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 56 44 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.29% 5.10% 7.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.45% 23.53% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 65
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 £17,500 £21,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £41,600 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
229 187 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.82% 21.67% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 166 167 178
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 65 (50.00%) Cisco
2 62 (47.69%) Windows
3 59 (45.38%) WAN
4 50 (38.46%) LAN
5 47 (36.15%) MS Excel
5 47 (36.15%) Microsoft
6 41 (31.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (30.77%) VMware
8 36 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (27.69%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (26.92%) TCP/IP
10 33 (25.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (24.62%) CheckPoint
12 30 (23.08%) MCSE
13 28 (21.54%) Citrix
14 25 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
14 25 (19.23%) VoIP
15 24 (18.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (17.69%) MCITP
16 23 (17.69%) Windows Vista
16 23 (17.69%) Fat Client
16 23 (17.69%) CCA
16 23 (17.69%) Citrix Certification
16 23 (17.69%) CCNA
16 23 (17.69%) Thin Client
16 23 (17.69%) Wireless
17 20 (15.38%) SC Cleared
17 20 (15.38%) Security Cleared
17 20 (15.38%) Hyper-V
18 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.31%) Lync
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.77%) IIS
7 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 47 (36.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (45.38%) WAN
2 50 (38.46%) LAN
3 36 (27.69%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (26.92%) TCP/IP
5 25 (19.23%) VoIP
6 23 (17.69%) Wireless
7 19 (14.62%) SAN
8 12 (9.23%) VPN
9 11 (8.46%) VLAN
9 11 (8.46%) Network Security
10 9 (6.92%) OSPF
11 8 (6.15%) BGP
11 8 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (5.38%) MPLS
13 5 (3.85%) Ethernet
13 5 (3.85%) IPsec
14 4 (3.08%) IP Telephony
14 4 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (3.08%) SSL
15 3 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (9.23%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (36.15%) Network Engineer
2 27 (20.77%) Consultant
3 25 (19.23%) Team Leader
4 24 (18.46%) Network Team Leader
5 19 (14.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (11.54%) Support Consultant
6 15 (11.54%) IT Consultant
6 15 (11.54%) IT Support
7 13 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 13 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (8.46%) Support Engineer
9 9 (6.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (3.85%) Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
11 5 (3.85%) Designer
11 5 (3.85%) Data Centre Engineer
12 4 (3.08%) Senior Security Architect
12 4 (3.08%) Senior Architect
12 4 (3.08%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Thin Client
1 23 (17.69%) Fat Client
2 15 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.08%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.77%) CESG
6 1 (0.77%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.77%) PKI
6 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 62 (47.69%) Windows
2 41 (31.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (17.69%) Windows Vista
4 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.31%) Linux
7 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.77%) Debian
8 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.85%) ITIL
2 9 (6.92%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (5.38%) Load Balancing
3 7 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (3.85%) Time Management
4 5 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (3.85%) Information Security
5 4 (3.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (3.08%) Fault Management
5 4 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.08%) Test Management
5 4 (3.08%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (3.08%) Analytics
6 3 (2.31%) People Management
6 3 (2.31%) Budget Control
6 3 (2.31%) Network Design
6 3 (2.31%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.31%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (2.31%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.46%) SQL
3 1 (0.77%) VBScript
3 1 (0.77%) C++
3 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (25.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (23.08%) MCSE
3 25 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (18.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (17.69%) MCITP
5 23 (17.69%) CCNA
5 23 (17.69%) CCA
5 23 (17.69%) Citrix Certification
6 20 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 20 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 12 (9.23%) Degree
8 7 (5.38%) CCNP
9 3 (2.31%) MCSA
10 2 (1.54%) CCIE
11 1 (0.77%) GIAC
11 1 (0.77%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 17 (13.08%) Active Directory
4 11 (8.46%) vSphere
5 10 (7.69%) vCloud
6 2 (1.54%) XenApp
7 1 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.77%) SCOM
2 1 (0.77%) vMotion
2 1 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (50.00%) Cisco
2 47 (36.15%) Microsoft
3 40 (30.77%) VMware
4 32 (24.62%) CheckPoint
5 28 (21.54%) Citrix
6 14 (10.77%) HP
7 11 (8.46%) F5
8 10 (7.69%) NetApp
9 8 (6.15%) Juniper
10 3 (2.31%) IronPort
11 2 (1.54%) Websense
11 2 (1.54%) Nokia
11 2 (1.54%) Avaya
11 2 (1.54%) Intel
11 2 (1.54%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.54%) Aerohive Networks
12 1 (0.77%) Lotus
12 1 (0.77%) Mitel
12 1 (0.77%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
Southampton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago