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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 42 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.52% 2.78% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.15% 19.44% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 15
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £29,200 £29,915
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £46,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
94 72 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.40% 14.31% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 81 63 53
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £28,086
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Swindon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 38 (65.52%) Cisco
2 30 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (46.55%) CCNP
4 22 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 18 (31.03%) WAN
6 18 (31.03%) Wireless
7 16 (27.59%) LAN
8 15 (25.86%) VPN
8 15 (25.86%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (24.14%) CISSP
10 13 (22.41%) PCI DSS
10 13 (22.41%) Unified Communications
11 12 (20.69%) Juniper
12 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
13 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
13 10 (17.24%) Windows
13 10 (17.24%) Information Security
14 9 (15.52%) VMware
14 9 (15.52%) ITIL
14 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (15.52%) MPLS
14 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
15 8 (13.79%) Network Security
15 8 (13.79%) Degree
15 8 (13.79%) UNIX
16 7 (12.07%) MCP
16 7 (12.07%) CCNA
16 7 (12.07%) Cisco IOS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (6.90%) IIS
1 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Project
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (31.03%) Wireless
2 18 (31.03%) WAN
3 16 (27.59%) LAN
4 15 (25.86%) VPN
5 13 (22.41%) Unified Communications
6 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 9 (15.52%) MPLS
8 8 (13.79%) Network Security
9 7 (12.07%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (6.90%) IPsec
11 4 (6.90%) VoIP
11 4 (6.90%) ATM
11 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
12 3 (5.17%) TACACS
12 3 (5.17%) Frame Relay
12 3 (5.17%) Software-Defined Networking
13 2 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Consultant
2 16 (27.59%) Network Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Security Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) IT Security Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) IT Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Operations Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Security Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Security Operations Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) COM
1 2 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (1.72%) WCF
2 1 (1.72%) AppFabric
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) CMDB
3 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) UNIX
3 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (17.24%) Information Security
3 9 (15.52%) ITIL
3 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.07%) Coaching
4 7 (12.07%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (10.34%) SIEM
5 6 (10.34%) Security Testing
6 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.90%) Security Management
8 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.45%) Change Control
9 2 (3.45%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.45%) Use Case
10 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.72%) Security Architecture
10 1 (1.72%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C#
1 2 (3.45%) Java
1 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (46.55%) CCNP
3 14 (24.14%) CISSP
4 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (13.79%) Degree
6 7 (12.07%) CCNA
6 7 (12.07%) MCP
6 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.62%) MCSE
9 4 (6.90%) MCSA
9 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
9 4 (6.90%) CHFI
10 3 (5.17%) JNCIA
10 3 (5.17%) HP ASE
10 3 (5.17%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.72%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) MOM
1 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) Cisco
2 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Juniper
4 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
5 9 (15.52%) VMware
6 6 (10.34%) Sourcefire
7 5 (8.62%) McAfee
8 4 (6.90%) F5
9 3 (5.17%) Meraki
9 3 (5.17%) HP
9 3 (5.17%) IronPort
9 3 (5.17%) Tripwire
9 3 (5.17%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.45%) Polycom
10 2 (3.45%) Crossbeam
10 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.45%) Avaya
10 2 (3.45%) Nokia
10 2 (3.45%) LogRhythm
10 2 (3.45%) Splunk
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