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 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 23 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 51 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 8.87% 4.28% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.57% 30.88% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 13
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% +18.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,650 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,500 £48,500
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
105 68 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.26% 13.85% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 75 52 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £49,000
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 29 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Swindon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 46 (54.12%) Cisco
2 38 (44.71%) Windows
3 35 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
5 28 (32.94%) Juniper
6 25 (29.41%) CCNP
7 24 (28.24%) WAN
7 24 (28.24%) VMware
8 22 (25.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (24.71%) VPN
9 21 (24.71%) Network Security
9 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (23.53%) Finance
11 19 (22.35%) CheckPoint
12 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
13 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 16 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (18.82%) CCNA
15 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
15 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared
15 15 (17.65%) Sourcefire
16 14 (16.47%) LAN
16 14 (16.47%) VoIP
16 14 (16.47%) MCSE
16 14 (16.47%) MCSA
16 14 (16.47%) ITIL
17 13 (15.29%) Telecoms
18 12 (14.12%) Information Security
18 12 (14.12%) MCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (12.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.24%) IIS
3 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.35%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.24%) WAN
2 21 (24.71%) VPN
2 21 (24.71%) Network Security
3 16 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 14 (16.47%) LAN
5 14 (16.47%) VoIP
6 9 (10.59%) Wireless
6 9 (10.59%) MPLS
7 8 (9.41%) SAN
8 7 (8.24%) Ethernet
9 6 (7.06%) IPsec
9 6 (7.06%) ATM
9 6 (7.06%) Unified Communications
10 5 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.71%) Frame Relay
11 4 (4.71%) DHCP
11 4 (4.71%) DNS
12 3 (3.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (3.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.24%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Consultant
2 12 (14.12%) Security Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Designer
4 9 (10.59%) Network Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Architect
5 8 (9.41%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) Network Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) Security Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.06%) Network Designer
8 5 (5.88%) Security Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Security Designer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Designer
8 5 (5.88%) Security Operations Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Operations Manager
8 5 (5.88%) IT Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) XML
2 1 (1.18%) WCF
2 1 (1.18%) AppFabric
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Clustering
2 5 (5.88%) Online Banking
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Statistics
5 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.71%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (14.12%) Linux
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.59%) UNIX
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.88%) Solaris
5 5 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.35%) Android
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Information Security
3 10 (11.76%) Coaching
4 9 (10.59%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.41%) Security Testing
6 7 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (8.24%) SIEM
7 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.88%) Network Management
8 5 (5.88%) Change Control
8 5 (5.88%) Security Management
9 4 (4.71%) BCP
9 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.71%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.53%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.53%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (3.53%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.35%) C#
4 2 (2.35%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (29.41%) CCNP
3 22 (25.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (18.82%) CCNA
6 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 14 (16.47%) MCSE
7 14 (16.47%) MCSA
8 12 (14.12%) MCP
9 10 (11.76%) Degree
10 9 (10.59%) CISSP
11 7 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (7.06%) JNCIS
13 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
13 5 (5.88%) CHFI
14 4 (4.71%) CCIE
14 4 (4.71%) JNCIA
14 4 (4.71%) MCDST
15 2 (2.35%) CCDA
16 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.06%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.06%) XenApp
5 5 (5.88%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.35%) Nmap
7 1 (1.18%) Snort
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.35%) MOM
4 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.35%) SCCM
4 2 (2.35%) Nessus
5 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.18%) Netcool
5 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (54.12%) Cisco
2 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
3 28 (32.94%) Juniper
4 24 (28.24%) VMware
5 19 (22.35%) CheckPoint
6 15 (17.65%) Sourcefire
7 12 (14.12%) Blue Coat
8 11 (12.94%) McAfee
9 10 (11.76%) F5
10 8 (9.41%) Citrix
11 7 (8.24%) Symantec
12 5 (5.88%) Crossbeam
13 4 (4.71%) Sophos
14 2 (2.35%) HP
14 2 (2.35%) EMC
14 2 (2.35%) Avaya
14 2 (2.35%) Polycom
15 1 (1.18%) Trustwave
15 1 (1.18%) Nokia
15 1 (1.18%) BT
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Posted: Yesterday
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