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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 52 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 28 52 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.10% 6.08% 8.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 25.00% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 70
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £20,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,250 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
208 208 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.45% 24.33% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 183 182 208
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 51 (56.04%) Cisco
2 48 (52.75%) WAN
3 39 (42.86%) LAN
4 32 (35.16%) Windows
5 26 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (27.47%) CheckPoint
7 23 (25.27%) VoIP
7 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
8 21 (23.08%) VMware
9 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
11 17 (18.68%) TCP/IP
11 17 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (18.68%) Wireless
11 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
11 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
12 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
12 16 (17.58%) MS Exchange
13 15 (16.48%) VPN
13 15 (16.48%) CCNA
13 15 (16.48%) MCSE
13 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (16.48%) Network Security
14 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (14.29%) Citrix
14 13 (14.29%) Juniper
14 13 (14.29%) Finance
14 13 (14.29%) F5
15 10 (10.99%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.30%) Lync
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (52.75%) WAN
2 39 (42.86%) LAN
3 26 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (25.27%) VoIP
5 17 (18.68%) TCP/IP
5 17 (18.68%) Wireless
6 15 (16.48%) Network Security
6 15 (16.48%) VPN
7 10 (10.99%) BGP
8 9 (9.89%) MPLS
8 9 (9.89%) OSPF
9 8 (8.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (8.79%) VLAN
10 7 (7.69%) SAN
11 5 (5.49%) IPsec
12 4 (4.40%) IP Telephony
12 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (4.40%) SSL
13 3 (3.30%) EIGRP
13 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Team Leader
3 17 (18.68%) Network Team Leader
4 16 (17.58%) Consultant
5 12 (13.19%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (10.99%) Firewall Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Architect
8 8 (8.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) IT Support
9 7 (7.69%) IT Consultant
9 7 (7.69%) Support Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) Network Architect
11 4 (4.40%) Security Architect
11 4 (4.40%) Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Security Architect
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Architect
12 3 (3.30%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 7 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 7 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.30%) SecurID
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) CESG
5 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.16%) Windows
2 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.20%) Linux
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.99%) ITIL
2 9 (9.89%) Load Balancing
2 9 (9.89%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (8.79%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.49%) Information Security
6 4 (4.40%) Network Design
6 4 (4.40%) SIEM
6 4 (4.40%) Network Architecture
6 4 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.40%) Fault Management
6 4 (4.40%) Test Management
6 4 (4.40%) Time Management
6 4 (4.40%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.40%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.30%) Analytics
7 3 (3.30%) People Management
7 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.30%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.20%) SQL
1 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
2 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
3 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (16.48%) MCSE
3 15 (16.48%) CCNA
4 8 (8.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (8.79%) Degree
5 7 (7.69%) MCITP
5 7 (7.69%) CCA
5 7 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.49%) CCNP
7 2 (2.20%) CCIE
8 1 (1.10%) GIAC
8 1 (1.10%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
2 9 (9.89%) vSphere
3 7 (7.69%) vCloud
3 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.30%) XenApp
5 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
3 1 (1.10%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (56.04%) Cisco
2 25 (27.47%) CheckPoint
3 21 (23.08%) VMware
4 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
5 13 (14.29%) Juniper
5 13 (14.29%) Citrix
5 13 (14.29%) F5
6 10 (10.99%) HP
7 7 (7.69%) NetApp
8 5 (5.49%) Websense
9 3 (3.30%) McAfee
9 3 (3.30%) IronPort
10 2 (2.20%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (2.20%) Avaya
10 2 (2.20%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.20%) Nokia
10 2 (2.20%) Intel
11 1 (1.10%) Lotus
11 1 (1.10%) Mitel
11 1 (1.10%) Riverbed