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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 46 23
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 70 37 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.67% 4.08% 9.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.54% 19.47% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 70
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £40,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
237 190 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.37% 20.95% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 152 165 175
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 74 (52.86%) Windows
2 66 (47.14%) Cisco
3 57 (40.71%) Microsoft
4 54 (38.57%) MS Excel
5 53 (37.86%) WAN
6 52 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (34.29%) VMware
8 46 (32.86%) TCP/IP
8 46 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (31.43%) LAN
10 38 (27.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (24.29%) Citrix
11 34 (24.29%) CheckPoint
11 34 (24.29%) MCSE
12 32 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 31 (22.14%) MCITP
13 31 (22.14%) Windows Vista
13 31 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (22.14%) Fat Client
13 31 (22.14%) Thin Client
13 31 (22.14%) CCA
13 31 (22.14%) Citrix Certification
14 25 (17.86%) VoIP
15 24 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (16.43%) ITIL
16 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (15.00%) SQL Server
17 21 (15.00%) CCNA
17 21 (15.00%) SLA
17 21 (15.00%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 17 (12.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.43%) Lync
4 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 54 (38.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (37.86%) WAN
2 46 (32.86%) TCP/IP
3 44 (31.43%) LAN
4 31 (22.14%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (17.86%) VoIP
6 21 (15.00%) SAN
7 20 (14.29%) Wireless
8 14 (10.00%) VPN
9 12 (8.57%) OSPF
10 11 (7.86%) BGP
10 11 (7.86%) VLAN
11 10 (7.14%) Network Security
11 10 (7.14%) MPLS
12 9 (6.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (5.00%) Ethernet
14 4 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (2.86%) IPsec
14 4 (2.86%) IP Telephony
15 3 (2.14%) EIGRP
15 3 (2.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (9.29%) Finance
2 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 29 (20.71%) Consultant
3 27 (19.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 21 (15.00%) Network Team Leader
5 19 (13.57%) IT Support
5 19 (13.57%) Support Consultant
5 19 (13.57%) IT Consultant
6 10 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Designer
9 6 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) Network Designer
10 5 (3.57%) Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
11 4 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.14%) Thin Client
1 31 (22.14%) Fat Client
2 19 (13.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.71%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.86%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) CESG
6 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.71%) PKI
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 74 (52.86%) Windows
2 52 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (22.14%) Windows Vista
4 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.57%) Linux
7 3 (2.14%) Solaris
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.43%) UNIX
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.43%) ITIL
2 9 (6.43%) Load Balancing
3 8 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.57%) Service Management
5 5 (3.57%) Information Security
6 4 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (2.86%) Fault Management
6 4 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (2.86%) Test Management
6 4 (2.86%) Time Management
6 4 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (2.86%) Analytics
6 4 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.14%) Coaching
7 3 (2.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.86%) SQL
2 14 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.71%) C++
3 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (27.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (24.29%) MCSE
3 32 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 31 (22.14%) MCITP
4 31 (22.14%) CCA
4 31 (22.14%) Citrix Certification
5 24 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (15.00%) CCNA
7 17 (12.14%) SC Cleared
7 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
8 11 (7.86%) Degree
9 5 (3.57%) CCNP
10 4 (2.86%) MCSA
11 3 (2.14%) CCIE
12 1 (0.71%) CCDP
12 1 (0.71%) GIAC
12 1 (0.71%) CEH
12 1 (0.71%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (13.57%) Active Directory
3 16 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.71%) vSphere
4 8 (5.71%) vCloud
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.71%) XenApp
6 1 (0.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.71%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (47.14%) Cisco
2 57 (40.71%) Microsoft
3 48 (34.29%) VMware
4 34 (24.29%) Citrix
4 34 (24.29%) CheckPoint
5 15 (10.71%) F5
6 12 (8.57%) HP
6 12 (8.57%) Juniper
7 8 (5.71%) NetApp
8 3 (2.14%) Avaya
8 3 (2.14%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.14%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.43%) IronPort
9 2 (1.43%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (1.43%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.43%) Crossbeam
9 2 (1.43%) Mitel
9 2 (1.43%) Intel
10 1 (0.71%) Nokia
10 1 (0.71%) Lotus
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