The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 20 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 111 60 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.05% 6.15% 6.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.23% 40.00% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 98 56 73
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,576 £58,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 150 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.27% 15.37% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 203 124 229
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +22 52 £45,000 +11.80% 4
Chippenham -2 22 £27,000 -28.00% 1
Corsham +1 13 £30,000 -52.00% 2
Trowbridge +4 3 £35,000 +84.21%
Malmesbury - 3 £38,000 -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

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

1 109 (59.89%) Windows
2 85 (46.70%) Microsoft
3 80 (43.96%) Cisco
3 80 (43.96%) Active Directory
4 74 (40.66%) ITIL
5 61 (33.52%) VMware
6 53 (29.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 47 (25.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (24.73%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (23.63%) TCP/IP
10 43 (23.63%) VPN
10 43 (23.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (23.08%) WAN
12 37 (20.33%) DNS
12 37 (20.33%) Network Security
13 34 (18.68%) SC Cleared
13 34 (18.68%) DHCP
13 34 (18.68%) CCNP
13 34 (18.68%) MS Excel
14 33 (18.13%) Juniper
15 32 (17.58%) SLA
15 32 (17.58%) MS Exchange
16 31 (17.03%) LAN
16 31 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (16.48%) SQL
18 28 (15.38%) SCCM
19 26 (14.29%) Symantec
20 25 (13.74%) CCNA
20 25 (13.74%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 32 (17.58%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.69%) IIS
3 13 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (4.95%) Lync
5 7 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.20%) Apache
7 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 22 (12.09%) MS Office
3 6 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.63%) TCP/IP
1 43 (23.63%) VPN
2 42 (23.08%) WAN
3 37 (20.33%) DNS
3 37 (20.33%) Network Security
4 34 (18.68%) DHCP
5 31 (17.03%) LAN
6 24 (13.19%) VoIP
7 23 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (10.99%) Wireless
8 20 (10.99%) SAN
9 18 (9.89%) VLAN
10 14 (7.69%) Ethernet
11 12 (6.59%) NAS
12 10 (5.49%) IPsec
13 9 (4.95%) HTTP
13 9 (4.95%) MPLS
14 7 (3.85%) PBX
14 7 (3.85%) DASS2
14 7 (3.85%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (13.74%) Finance
2 18 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.59%) Banking
4 4 (2.20%) Back Office
5 2 (1.10%) German Language
5 2 (1.10%) Billing
5 2 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 27 (14.84%) Consultant
3 21 (11.54%) Administrator
4 18 (9.89%) Analyst
5 16 (8.79%) Technical Support
5 16 (8.79%) Network Engineer
5 16 (8.79%) Security Engineer
6 12 (6.59%) Designer
6 12 (6.59%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (5.49%) Help Desk Support
8 9 (4.95%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (4.40%) Technical Support Engineer
9 8 (4.40%) Architect
10 7 (3.85%) Network Designer
10 7 (3.85%) Network Consultant
10 7 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.85%) CSS
2 6 (3.30%) XML
2 6 (3.30%) J2EE
3 4 (2.20%) JSP
3 4 (2.20%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.55%) WCF
4 1 (0.55%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 13 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.04%) Clustering
4 8 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.75%) Online Banking
6 4 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (2.20%) Statistics
6 4 (2.20%) CESG
7 3 (1.65%) PDA
7 3 (1.65%) iPhone
7 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.65%) iPad
8 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 109 (59.89%) Windows
2 53 (29.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (25.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 15 (8.24%) Linux
7 14 (7.69%) UNIX
8 9 (4.95%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.40%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (3.30%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.75%) Solaris
11 5 (2.75%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.10%) Android
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (40.66%) ITIL
2 24 (13.19%) Service Management
3 20 (10.99%) Information Security
4 16 (8.79%) Change Management
5 15 (8.24%) Coaching
6 14 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 13 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (7.14%) Process Management
8 12 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (6.59%) Risk Management
8 12 (6.59%) Service Delivery
9 11 (6.04%) Security Testing
9 11 (6.04%) Change Control
10 10 (5.49%) SIEM
10 10 (5.49%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.95%) Network Management
12 8 (4.40%) Load Balancing
13 7 (3.85%) PRINCE2
13 7 (3.85%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.48%) SQL
2 9 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.40%) Java
4 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.20%) VB
5 2 (1.10%) C#
5 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 45 (24.73%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (18.68%) SC Cleared
3 34 (18.68%) CCNP
4 31 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (13.74%) CCNA
6 18 (9.89%) DV Cleared
7 15 (8.24%) Degree
7 15 (8.24%) MCSE
7 15 (8.24%) MCSA
8 13 (7.14%) MCP
9 11 (6.04%) CISSP
10 7 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.85%) JNCIS
10 7 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (3.30%) CHFI
11 6 (3.30%) CCIE
12 4 (2.20%) MCDST
12 4 (2.20%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.20%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.58%) SLA
2 19 (10.44%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 80 (43.96%) Active Directory
2 43 (23.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.89%) Hyper-V
3 18 (9.89%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (7.14%) vCloud
5 11 (6.04%) Terminal Services
5 11 (6.04%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.85%) MetaFrame
6 7 (3.85%) XenApp
6 7 (3.85%) UAG
7 5 (2.75%) ProxySG
8 4 (2.20%) NFS
9 2 (1.10%) Xen
9 2 (1.10%) Nmap
9 2 (1.10%) Firmware
10 1 (0.55%) Snort
10 1 (0.55%) vSphere
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (15.38%) SCCM
2 19 (10.44%) SCOM
3 13 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (6.59%) HP SIM
4 12 (6.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (6.59%) HP Data Protector
4 12 (6.59%) NetBackup
5 9 (4.95%) Backup Exec
6 8 (4.40%) Tivoli
7 7 (3.85%) SCVMM
8 6 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (2.75%) Netcool
9 5 (2.75%) WSUS
9 5 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (2.20%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (2.20%) Hyperic
11 2 (1.10%) Nessus
11 2 (1.10%) MOM
11 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 85 (46.70%) Microsoft
2 80 (43.96%) Cisco
3 61 (33.52%) VMware
4 33 (18.13%) Juniper
5 26 (14.29%) Symantec
6 23 (12.64%) HP
7 22 (12.09%) CheckPoint
8 17 (9.34%) McAfee
9 16 (8.79%) Citrix
10 15 (8.24%) Sourcefire
11 13 (7.14%) Dell
11 13 (7.14%) F5
12 12 (6.59%) Blue Coat
13 10 (5.49%) Oracle
14 9 (4.95%) Avaya
15 8 (4.40%) Sophos
15 8 (4.40%) IBM
16 7 (3.85%) Siemens
16 7 (3.85%) Apple
16 7 (3.85%) Nortel
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