The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 39 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 44 68 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.15% 7.49% 5.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.78% 32.23% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 42 66 49
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £29,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,900 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 211 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.64% 23.24% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 160 203 165
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Hampshire

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 22 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 59 (69.41%) Windows
2 50 (58.82%) TCP/IP
3 47 (55.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
5 34 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 33 (38.82%) VMware
7 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (34.12%) MS Exchange
9 28 (32.94%) Cisco
10 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
10 27 (31.76%) Citrix
10 27 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (30.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (29.41%) MCSE
13 24 (28.24%) MCITP
13 24 (28.24%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (25.88%) LAN
14 22 (25.88%) Thin Client
14 22 (25.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (25.88%) Fat Client
15 21 (24.71%) CCA
15 21 (24.71%) Citrix Certification
15 21 (24.71%) Windows Vista
16 19 (22.35%) VLAN
17 17 (20.00%) WAN
18 15 (17.65%) Linux
18 15 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
18 15 (17.65%) Backup Exec
18 15 (17.65%) Load Balancing
19 14 (16.47%) Windows 7

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 29 (34.12%) MS Exchange
2 24 (28.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.06%) Lync
6 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.53%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.35%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 50 (58.82%) TCP/IP
2 22 (25.88%) LAN
3 19 (22.35%) VLAN
4 17 (20.00%) WAN
5 11 (12.94%) VPN
6 9 (10.59%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (10.59%) Wireless
7 8 (9.41%) Network Security
8 7 (8.24%) VoIP
9 6 (7.06%) SAN
9 6 (7.06%) Internet
10 5 (5.88%) SNMP
10 5 (5.88%) IPsec
11 4 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.71%) DNS
11 4 (4.71%) SSL
11 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
12 3 (3.53%) ISDN
13 2 (2.35%) DHCP
13 2 (2.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Selenium
2 1 (1.18%) GDB
General
1 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Games
4 2 (2.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) IT Support
4 11 (12.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (11.76%) Consultant
5 10 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Network Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Network Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Network Support
8 6 (7.06%) IT Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Support Technician
8 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (7.06%) Support Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) IT Support Technician
9 4 (4.71%) Network Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Network Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Thin Client
1 22 (25.88%) Fat Client
2 13 (15.29%) Clustering
3 3 (3.53%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.53%) Kindle
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.18%) CESG
5 1 (1.18%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (69.41%) Windows
2 47 (55.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (24.71%) Windows Vista
5 15 (17.65%) Linux
6 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.35%) UNIX
9 2 (2.35%) AIX
10 1 (1.18%) Solaris
10 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 11 (12.94%) Network Management
3 8 (9.41%) ITIL
4 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.88%) Project Management
4 5 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.71%) Migration
6 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.35%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.35%) Security Testing
7 2 (2.35%) Test Management
7 2 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.35%) Scrum
7 2 (2.35%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.35%) CRM
7 2 (2.35%) Service Management
7 2 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) C
3 2 (2.35%) C++
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) VBScript
4 1 (1.18%) Python
4 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (29.41%) MCSE
3 24 (28.24%) MCITP
4 22 (25.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (24.71%) CCA
5 21 (24.71%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (15.29%) CCNA
8 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
9 6 (7.06%) Degree
9 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
9 6 (7.06%) CCNP
9 6 (7.06%) A+ Certification
10 3 (3.53%) MCSA
11 2 (2.35%) ISEB
11 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
11 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.71%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
1 27 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.53%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Snort
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.53%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (38.82%) VMware
3 28 (32.94%) Cisco
4 27 (31.76%) Citrix
5 12 (14.12%) CheckPoint
6 10 (11.76%) Symantec
7 8 (9.41%) Dell
8 5 (5.88%) HP
8 5 (5.88%) Juniper
9 4 (4.71%) Pegasus
9 4 (4.71%) Apple
9 4 (4.71%) F5
10 2 (2.35%) ATG
10 2 (2.35%) Veritas
10 2 (2.35%) NetApp
10 2 (2.35%) Oracle
10 2 (2.35%) SAP
11 1 (1.18%) Avaya
11 1 (1.18%) Nokia
11 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
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