The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 70 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 24 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.65% 3.68% 6.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.85% 12.90% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 50
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £39,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
188 186 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 28.14% 28.48% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 176 173 174
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 44 (83.02%) Cisco
2 35 (66.04%) WAN
3 30 (56.60%) Windows
4 27 (50.94%) LAN
5 25 (47.17%) Data Centre
6 24 (45.28%) DHCP
6 24 (45.28%) DNS
7 22 (41.51%) Network Security
8 21 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (37.74%) VPN
9 20 (37.74%) Wireless
9 20 (37.74%) Windows Server
10 19 (35.85%) VoIP
11 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
11 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
12 17 (32.08%) F5
13 16 (30.19%) CCNP
14 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
14 15 (28.30%) CA
14 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (26.42%) CCNA
16 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
16 13 (24.53%) Linux
16 13 (24.53%) IIS
16 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (24.53%) Network Architecture
17 12 (22.64%) Barracuda Networks
17 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (22.64%) Stonesoft

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (24.53%) IIS
1 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) nginx
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (66.04%) WAN
2 27 (50.94%) LAN
3 24 (45.28%) DHCP
3 24 (45.28%) DNS
4 22 (41.51%) Network Security
5 20 (37.74%) VPN
5 20 (37.74%) Wireless
6 19 (35.85%) VoIP
7 15 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (15.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (15.09%) OSPF
9 7 (13.21%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (13.21%) MPLS
10 6 (11.32%) BGP
10 6 (11.32%) Skype
10 6 (11.32%) VLAN
11 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
12 3 (5.66%) EIGRP
12 3 (5.66%) Internet
12 3 (5.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Aerospike
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Games
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Network Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) IT Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Security Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) IT Security Engineer
5 10 (18.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Network Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (1.89%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Clustering
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.66%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.89%) CESG
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (24.53%) Linux
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.43%) Unix
7 4 (7.55%) AIX
8 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.89%) CentOS
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Network Architecture
2 11 (20.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 7 (13.21%) Network Design
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL
4 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.43%) Network Management
4 5 (9.43%) Project Management
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) Fault Management
6 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.66%) People Management
6 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Time Management
7 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) High Availability
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.66%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (30.19%) CCNP
3 14 (26.42%) CCNA
4 10 (18.87%) Degree
5 9 (16.98%) CCIE
6 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
8 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (5.66%) JNCIA
9 3 (5.66%) JNCIP
9 3 (5.66%) MCSE
10 2 (3.77%) CISSP
11 1 (1.89%) CEH
11 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (1.89%) CISM
11 1 (1.89%) IISP
11 1 (1.89%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) NFS
3 2 (3.77%) pfSense
4 1 (1.89%) Corosync
4 1 (1.89%) iptables
4 1 (1.89%) KVM
4 1 (1.89%) QEMU
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.66%) Puppet
3 2 (3.77%) Munin
4 1 (1.89%) Ansible
4 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) Pacemaker
4 1 (1.89%) Salt
4 1 (1.89%) SELinux
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.08%) F5
4 15 (28.30%) CA
5 12 (22.64%) Barracuda Networks
5 12 (22.64%) Stonesoft
5 12 (22.64%) VMware
6 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.43%) Blue Coat
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix
7 5 (9.43%) Juniper
7 5 (9.43%) Palo Alto
7 5 (9.43%) Riverbed
8 4 (7.55%) Oracle
8 4 (7.55%) Veritas
9 3 (5.66%) Brocade
9 3 (5.66%) Foundry
9 3 (5.66%) NICE Systems
10 2 (3.77%) Aruba
10 2 (3.77%) Infoblox