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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 74 58 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.55% 6.35% 8.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.66% 32.95% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 52 47 66
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £26,600 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
182 176 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.04% 19.28% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 138 148 205
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 29 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 83 (63.85%) Windows
2 76 (58.46%) TCP/IP
3 75 (57.69%) VMware
4 74 (56.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (53.08%) Microsoft
6 63 (48.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 60 (46.15%) MS Excel
8 57 (43.85%) Citrix
9 53 (40.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (39.23%) MCSE
11 48 (36.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 47 (36.15%) Cisco
13 46 (35.38%) CCA
13 46 (35.38%) Citrix Certification
13 46 (35.38%) Thin Client
13 46 (35.38%) MCITP
13 46 (35.38%) Windows Vista
13 46 (35.38%) Fat Client
14 45 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 32 (24.62%) WAN
16 26 (20.00%) Active Directory
17 25 (19.23%) SQL Server
18 24 (18.46%) LAN
19 23 (17.69%) ITIL
19 23 (17.69%) CheckPoint
20 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
20 22 (16.92%) MS Exchange
21 21 (16.15%) SQL
21 21 (16.15%) SLA
22 18 (13.85%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 22 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 60 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) SalesLogix
2 4 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.08%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (6.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (58.46%) TCP/IP
2 32 (24.62%) WAN
3 24 (18.46%) LAN
4 18 (13.85%) SAN
5 17 (13.08%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (13.08%) Network Security
6 15 (11.54%) VPN
7 13 (10.00%) VoIP
7 13 (10.00%) VLAN
8 10 (7.69%) OSPF
9 9 (6.92%) DNS
10 8 (6.15%) BGP
10 8 (6.15%) MPLS
11 6 (4.62%) Multicast
11 6 (4.62%) Wireless
12 5 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (3.08%) IP Telephony
13 4 (3.08%) Ethernet
14 3 (2.31%) WLAN
15 2 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 13 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (26.92%) Consultant
2 30 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (18.46%) IT Support
4 23 (17.69%) IT Consultant
4 23 (17.69%) Support Consultant
5 13 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 12 (9.23%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) Designer
7 8 (6.15%) Technology Manager
7 8 (6.15%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 8 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (6.15%) Network Designer
7 8 (6.15%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (6.15%) Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (4.62%) Administrator
10 5 (3.85%) Systems Support
10 5 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.38%) Thin Client
1 46 (35.38%) Fat Client
2 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.08%) iPad
3 4 (3.08%) iPhone
3 4 (3.08%) IPTV
3 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.31%) Statistics
5 2 (1.54%) CESG
5 2 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 83 (63.85%) Windows
2 74 (56.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (35.38%) Windows Vista
4 45 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.46%) Linux
7 5 (3.85%) Windows 2000
7 5 (3.85%) UNIX
7 5 (3.85%) Solaris
8 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.77%) AIX
9 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.69%) ITIL
2 11 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (6.92%) Service Management
3 9 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (6.92%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (6.15%) Information Security
4 8 (6.15%) CRM
5 6 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (4.62%) Mentoring
5 6 (4.62%) Coaching
6 5 (3.85%) Information Security Management
6 5 (3.85%) Security Management
6 5 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (3.08%) Stress Testing
7 4 (3.08%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.08%) Network Management
7 4 (3.08%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.15%) SQL
2 10 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.77%) VBScript
4 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (40.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (39.23%) MCSE
3 48 (36.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 46 (35.38%) CCA
4 46 (35.38%) Citrix Certification
4 46 (35.38%) MCITP
5 15 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.92%) CCNA
6 9 (6.92%) CCDP
7 8 (6.15%) Degree
7 8 (6.15%) CCNP
8 5 (3.85%) CCIE
9 4 (3.08%) ISACA
9 4 (3.08%) GIAC
10 3 (2.31%) CCDE
10 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.54%) CISSP
11 2 (1.54%) MCSA
12 1 (0.77%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.15%) SLA
2 11 (8.46%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.08%) COBIT
4 4 (3.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (48.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (13.85%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.15%) vSphere
4 8 (6.15%) vCloud
5 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (57.69%) VMware
2 69 (53.08%) Microsoft
3 57 (43.85%) Citrix
4 47 (36.15%) Cisco
5 23 (17.69%) CheckPoint
6 18 (13.85%) Juniper
7 17 (13.08%) F5
8 16 (12.31%) HP
9 10 (7.69%) SonicWALL
10 8 (6.15%) Mitel
10 8 (6.15%) NetApp
11 7 (5.38%) Sourcefire
12 5 (3.85%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.85%) Crossbeam
13 4 (3.08%) Brocade
13 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (2.31%) Intel
15 2 (1.54%) IronPort
15 2 (1.54%) Fortinet
15 2 (1.54%) Avaya
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