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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 39 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 52 78 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.12% 9.58% 9.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.80% 36.97% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50 78 72
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 £20,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,950 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
194 211 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.85% 25.92% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 170 209 171
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,473 £22,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 71 (75.53%) Windows
2 64 (68.09%) TCP/IP
3 60 (63.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (60.64%) VMware
5 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
6 52 (55.32%) MS Excel
7 47 (50.00%) Citrix
8 45 (47.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (41.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (40.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 38 (40.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (39.36%) MCSE
12 36 (38.30%) Thin Client
12 36 (38.30%) MCITP
12 36 (38.30%) Fat Client
13 35 (37.23%) Windows Vista
13 35 (37.23%) CCA
13 35 (37.23%) Citrix Certification
14 25 (26.60%) Cisco
14 25 (26.60%) MS Exchange
15 22 (23.40%) LAN
16 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
17 20 (21.28%) VLAN
17 20 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
18 17 (18.09%) WAN
19 16 (17.02%) Linux
20 13 (13.83%) Cisco Certification
20 13 (13.83%) CCNA
21 12 (12.77%) ITIL
21 12 (12.77%) Backup Exec

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 25 (26.60%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.26%) Lync
7 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (55.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 64 (68.09%) TCP/IP
2 22 (23.40%) LAN
3 20 (21.28%) VLAN
4 17 (18.09%) WAN
5 12 (12.77%) Network Security
6 10 (10.64%) Wireless
7 9 (9.57%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (9.57%) SAN
8 8 (8.51%) VPN
9 7 (7.45%) VoIP
10 6 (6.38%) Internet
11 5 (5.32%) SNMP
11 5 (5.32%) Ethernet
12 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (3.19%) ISDN
14 2 (2.13%) IPsec
15 1 (1.06%) FCoE
15 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (1.06%) NAS
15 1 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) GDB
General
1 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) IT Support
3 12 (12.77%) IT Consultant
3 12 (12.77%) Consultant
3 12 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.77%) Support Consultant
4 9 (9.57%) Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Network Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Network Support
6 7 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.45%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.32%) Support Technician
8 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Network Support Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Network Manager
8 4 (4.26%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.30%) Thin Client
1 36 (38.30%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.45%) Clustering
3 6 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.19%) Kindle
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
5 1 (1.06%) iPhone
5 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 71 (75.53%) Windows
2 60 (63.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (41.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (37.23%) Windows Vista
5 16 (17.02%) Linux
6 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.13%) AIX
9 2 (2.13%) UNIX
10 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.77%) ITIL
2 10 (10.64%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (9.57%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.51%) Network Management
5 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.32%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (5.32%) Information Security
6 5 (5.32%) Information Security Management
6 5 (5.32%) Security Management
7 4 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (3.19%) SIEM
8 3 (3.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.19%) Project Management
9 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.13%) CRM
9 2 (2.13%) Service Management
9 2 (2.13%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.38%) SQL
3 3 (3.19%) C++
4 2 (2.13%) C
4 2 (2.13%) Java
4 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.06%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) Perl
5 1 (1.06%) VBScript
5 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (40.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 38 (40.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (39.36%) MCSE
3 36 (38.30%) MCITP
4 35 (37.23%) CCA
4 35 (37.23%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (13.83%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (13.83%) CCNA
6 11 (11.70%) Degree
7 6 (6.38%) CCNP
7 6 (6.38%) A+ Certification
7 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.26%) GIAC
9 4 (4.26%) ISACA
10 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.06%) MCSA
11 1 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.26%) COBIT
4 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 45 (47.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.19%) XenApp
4 3 (3.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (60.64%) VMware
2 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
3 47 (50.00%) Citrix
4 25 (26.60%) Cisco
5 11 (11.70%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.51%) Juniper
7 7 (7.45%) F5
7 7 (7.45%) Symantec
8 5 (5.32%) Dell
8 5 (5.32%) Apple
9 4 (4.26%) Pegasus
9 4 (4.26%) Brocade
10 3 (3.19%) IronPort
10 3 (3.19%) HP
11 2 (2.13%) SAP
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle
11 2 (2.13%) Veritas
11 2 (2.13%) Intel
11 2 (2.13%) ATG
12 1 (1.06%) 3PAR
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago