Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 55 66
Rank change year-on-year -26 +11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 128 166 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.52% 5.10% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.75% 36.89% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 94 137 133
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 617 450 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.96% 13.83% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 488 367 568
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,923 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bristol

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Bristol

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 73 (57.03%) Windows
2 58 (45.31%) VPN
2 58 (45.31%) Active Directory
2 58 (45.31%) VMware
3 53 (41.41%) Microsoft
4 46 (35.94%) DNS
4 46 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (29.69%) Windows Server
6 37 (28.91%) Linux
7 36 (28.13%) ITIL
8 32 (25.00%) Degree
9 30 (23.44%) LAN
10 29 (22.66%) Cisco
11 28 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 28 (21.88%) MS Exchange
11 28 (21.88%) Office 365
12 27 (21.09%) DHCP
13 26 (20.31%) WAN
14 24 (18.75%) DevOps
15 23 (17.97%) Cybersecurity
16 22 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (16.41%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (15.63%) SIEM
19 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (13.28%) CCNA
20 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
21 16 (12.50%) Hyper-V
21 16 (12.50%) Network Security
21 16 (12.50%) Python

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.91%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.34%) Apache
5 3 (2.34%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.78%) JBoss
7 1 (0.78%) nginx
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.88%) Office 365
2 22 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (45.31%) VPN
2 46 (35.94%) DNS
3 30 (23.44%) LAN
4 28 (21.88%) TCP/IP
5 27 (21.09%) DHCP
6 26 (20.31%) WAN
7 16 (12.50%) Network Security
8 15 (11.72%) SSL
8 15 (11.72%) VLAN
9 14 (10.94%) MPLS
10 12 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (9.38%) SAN
11 11 (8.59%) IPsec
12 10 (7.81%) VoIP
13 9 (7.03%) IP Telephony
13 9 (7.03%) ISDN
14 8 (6.25%) Wireless
15 7 (5.47%) NAS
16 6 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (4.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.47%) Neo4j
4 4 (3.13%) MySQL
5 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.78%) Hudson
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 6 (4.69%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.13%) Electronics
3 4 (3.13%) Games
3 4 (3.13%) Marketing
3 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Legal
4 3 (2.34%) Military
5 2 (1.56%) Advertising
5 2 (1.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (19.53%) Support Engineer
2 18 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (11.72%) IT Support
4 14 (10.94%) Analyst
5 13 (10.16%) Security Engineer
6 12 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (7.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.81%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Security Analyst
9 9 (7.03%) 1st Line Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) IT Support Specialist
9 9 (7.03%) Support Specialist
10 8 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Head of IT
10 8 (6.25%) IT Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.38%) Web Services
2 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.34%) React
3 2 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.78%) JSON
4 1 (0.78%) LAMP
4 1 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.78%) SAML
4 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.03%) User Experience
3 7 (5.47%) Cyber Defence
3 7 (5.47%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.91%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.34%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.34%) PKI
6 2 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.78%) iPhone
7 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (57.03%) Windows
2 38 (29.69%) Windows Server
3 37 (28.91%) Linux
4 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.03%) Android
5 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 8 (6.25%) CentOS
6 8 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (4.69%) AIX
8 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.34%) Unix
9 3 (2.34%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.13%) ITIL
2 24 (18.75%) DevOps
3 23 (17.97%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (15.63%) SIEM
5 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.94%) Information Security
7 13 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (10.16%) Service Management
7 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.59%) Analytics
8 11 (8.59%) Business Continuity
8 11 (8.59%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.59%) CRM
9 10 (7.81%) Coaching
9 10 (7.81%) High Availability
10 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (6.25%) Change Management
11 8 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.50%) Python
2 12 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 10 (7.81%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.03%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.03%) Java
5 8 (6.25%) Ruby
6 7 (5.47%) Perl
7 4 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (25.00%) Degree
2 21 (16.41%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (13.28%) CCNA
4 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.03%) CCNP
7 8 (6.25%) CISSP
7 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.91%) MCSE
10 4 (3.13%) CCA
10 4 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.13%) MCP
11 3 (2.34%) MCITP
11 3 (2.34%) SANS
12 2 (1.56%) CCIE
12 2 (1.56%) GCIA
12 2 (1.56%) GSEC
12 2 (1.56%) MCSA
12 2 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.03%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.13%) GPG13
4 2 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.56%) SLA
5 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 58 (45.31%) Active Directory
2 46 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.16%) Terminal Services
5 7 (5.47%) vSphere
6 5 (3.91%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (3.13%) Snort
8 3 (2.34%) Docker
9 2 (1.56%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.78%) RHEV
10 1 (0.78%) XenApp
10 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (11.72%) Puppet
2 12 (9.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (6.25%) Ansible
3 8 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (5.47%) Terraform
5 6 (4.69%) SCCM
6 5 (3.91%) WSUS
7 4 (3.13%) ArcSight ESM
7 4 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (3.13%) RSA Archer
7 4 (3.13%) RSA enVision
7 4 (3.13%) RSA Security Analytics
7 4 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.56%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (1.56%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.78%) SCOM
9 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (45.31%) VMware
2 53 (41.41%) Microsoft
3 29 (22.66%) Cisco
4 10 (7.81%) Google
5 8 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 7 (5.47%) ArcSight
6 7 (5.47%) F5
6 7 (5.47%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.69%) Blue Coat
7 6 (4.69%) HP
7 6 (4.69%) Juniper
7 6 (4.69%) NetApp
7 6 (4.69%) Oracle
8 5 (3.91%) IBM
9 4 (3.13%) IronPort
9 4 (3.13%) LogLogic
9 4 (3.13%) SAP
9 4 (3.13%) Sourcefire
9 4 (3.13%) Symantec