The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 43 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.57% 4.76% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.58% 32.22% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 13
Average salary £44,750 £35,329 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +13.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £23,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £49,250 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 90 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.18% 14.78% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 94 58 64
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £29,626 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Firewall
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Swindon region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Swindon

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Swindon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 48 (63.16%) Windows
2 30 (39.47%) Cisco
3 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.53%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (32.89%) VMware
5 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (26.32%) Network Security
6 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (26.32%) Juniper
6 20 (26.32%) WAN
7 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 19 (25.00%) Finance
8 17 (22.37%) CheckPoint
9 16 (21.05%) CCNP
9 16 (21.05%) CCNA
9 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 16 (21.05%) VPN
10 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
11 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
11 14 (18.42%) SQL
12 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
13 12 (15.79%) Blue Coat
13 12 (15.79%) ITIL
13 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
14 11 (14.47%) MCSA
14 11 (14.47%) VoIP
14 11 (14.47%) Citrix
15 10 (13.16%) SAN
15 10 (13.16%) MCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.53%) IIS
4 4 (5.26%) Lync
4 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) WAN
1 20 (26.32%) Network Security
2 16 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 16 (21.05%) VPN
3 11 (14.47%) VoIP
4 10 (13.16%) SAN
5 9 (11.84%) LAN
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (7.89%) DHCP
7 6 (7.89%) DNS
8 4 (5.26%) HTTP
8 4 (5.26%) SMTP
8 4 (5.26%) LDAP
8 4 (5.26%) Wireshark
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.95%) TACACS
9 3 (3.95%) Wireless
9 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.95%) IPv6
9 3 (3.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.79%) Consultant
1 12 (15.79%) Security Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Designer
2 10 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.21%) Technical Support
3 7 (9.21%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Architect
4 6 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (7.89%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Security Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Security Designer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Network Specialist
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Technical Support
6 4 (5.26%) IT Support
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Clustering
2 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) Online Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Statistics
6 2 (2.63%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 48 (63.16%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.84%) Linux
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.95%) Solaris
6 3 (3.95%) UNIX
7 2 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) ITIL
2 7 (9.21%) Information Security
2 7 (9.21%) Network Management
3 5 (6.58%) Change Control
3 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (6.58%) Line Management
4 4 (5.26%) SIEM
4 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.26%) Coaching
4 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.26%) Security Testing
4 4 (5.26%) BCP
5 3 (3.95%) CRM
5 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.95%) Migration
6 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.26%) C#
3 4 (5.26%) Java
3 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (21.05%) CCNP
2 16 (21.05%) CCNA
3 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
5 11 (14.47%) MCSA
6 10 (13.16%) MCSE
7 8 (10.53%) Degree
8 7 (9.21%) MCP
9 5 (6.58%) CCDA
9 5 (6.58%) JNCIS
10 4 (5.26%) MCDST
11 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.95%) CCIE
12 2 (2.63%) CISSP
12 2 (2.63%) CHFI
13 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
13 1 (1.32%) HND
13 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.21%) ProxySG
4 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.89%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) Nmap
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.26%) MOM
3 4 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (5.26%) SCCM
4 2 (2.63%) Nessus
5 1 (1.32%) WSUS
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.32%) Netcool
5 1 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Cisco
2 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
3 25 (32.89%) VMware
4 20 (26.32%) Juniper
5 17 (22.37%) CheckPoint
6 12 (15.79%) Blue Coat
7 11 (14.47%) Citrix
8 9 (11.84%) Sourcefire
8 9 (11.84%) Symantec
9 7 (9.21%) McAfee
10 6 (7.89%) F5
11 4 (5.26%) Sophos
12 3 (3.95%) Trustwave
12 3 (3.95%) Crossbeam
13 2 (2.63%) HP
13 2 (2.63%) Dell
13 2 (2.63%) EMC
14 1 (1.32%) BT
14 1 (1.32%) Tripwire
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