The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 11 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 12.07% 4.08% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 53.85% 28.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £32,853 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Somerset

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

Communications & Networking Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 22.41% 14.29% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Average salary £55,000 £32,853 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.41% -17.86%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Taunton

Firewall
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Support Technician
1 6 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
1 6 (66.67%) Help Desk Technician
1 6 (66.67%) Help Desk Support Technician
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SIEM
1 3 (33.33%) Security Management
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft