Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 88 63
Rank change year-on-year -11 -25 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 108 119 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.76% 3.27% 4.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.68% 23.61% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 91 110 143
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% -10.61%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,625 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £71,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -6.67%

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 611 504 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.64% 13.87% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 533 395 484
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £65,875
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 61 (56.48%) Windows
2 48 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 46 (42.59%) VMware
4 41 (37.96%) Cisco
5 37 (34.26%) Windows Server
6 36 (33.33%) ITIL
7 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
8 34 (31.48%) Linux
9 32 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (25.00%) VPN
11 26 (24.07%) SAN
12 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (20.37%) CCNA
14 21 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (17.59%) CentOS
16 18 (16.67%) Red Hat
17 17 (15.74%) TCP/IP
17 17 (15.74%) Network Security
18 16 (14.81%) Office 365
18 16 (14.81%) Shell Script
18 16 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 15 (13.89%) Project Management
19 15 (13.89%) WAN
19 15 (13.89%) LAN
19 15 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
20 14 (12.96%) NAS
20 14 (12.96%) CCNP
20 14 (12.96%) Degree

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 10 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.70%) IIS
3 3 (2.78%) Apache
3 3 (2.78%) Confluence
3 3 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.85%) JBoss
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.81%) Office 365
2 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (10.19%) SaaS
5 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.78%) IaaS
7 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.00%) VPN
2 26 (24.07%) SAN
3 21 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (15.74%) Network Security
4 17 (15.74%) TCP/IP
5 15 (13.89%) LAN
5 15 (13.89%) WAN
6 14 (12.96%) NAS
7 13 (12.04%) DNS
8 12 (11.11%) MPLS
8 12 (11.11%) VLAN
9 10 (9.26%) VoIP
9 10 (9.26%) Wireless
10 9 (8.33%) DHCP
11 8 (7.41%) OSPF
12 7 (6.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (6.48%) IPsec
13 6 (5.56%) ISDN
13 6 (5.56%) Skype
13 6 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
1 5 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) MarkLogic
2 3 (2.78%) Neo4j
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.78%) JIRA
3 3 (2.78%) Maven
4 2 (1.85%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.85%) git-flow
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.93%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (6.48%) Aerospace
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Games
2 5 (4.63%) Legal
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 2 (1.85%) Law
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Network Engineer
2 17 (15.74%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) IT Manager
4 12 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (10.19%) Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) Customer Communications Manager
6 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) IT Communications Manager
7 9 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 9 (8.33%) IT Support
8 8 (7.41%) 1st Line Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Consultant
9 7 (6.48%) Support Specialist
9 7 (6.48%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) IT Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) Spring
2 3 (2.78%) .NET
2 3 (2.78%) Apache Flex
2 3 (2.78%) Spring Boot
2 3 (2.78%) Web Services
2 3 (2.78%) XML
3 2 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.93%) LAMP
4 1 (0.93%) LDAP
4 1 (0.93%) React
4 1 (0.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.33%) User Experience
4 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.63%) PKI
6 4 (3.70%) Clustering
6 4 (3.70%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.78%) iPhone
7 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.93%) Replication
9 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (56.48%) Windows
2 37 (34.26%) Windows Server
3 34 (31.48%) Linux
4 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (17.59%) CentOS
7 12 (11.11%) AIX
7 12 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.48%) Windows 10
8 7 (6.48%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.70%) Unix
9 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.78%) Android
10 3 (2.78%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.93%) Debian
11 1 (0.93%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.33%) ITIL
2 15 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (13.89%) Project Management
3 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.04%) Information Security
4 10 (9.26%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (8.33%) DevOps
6 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.41%) SIEM
7 7 (6.48%) Data Protection
7 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.56%) CRM
8 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.56%) Service Management
9 5 (4.63%) Computer Security
9 5 (4.63%) Data Security
9 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.63%) Network Design
9 5 (4.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.81%) Shell Script
2 9 (8.33%) Python
3 8 (7.41%) Java
4 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.78%) Perl
5 3 (2.78%) PHP
5 3 (2.78%) Ruby
6 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (20.37%) CCNA
3 16 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (12.96%) CCNP
4 14 (12.96%) Degree
5 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
5 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.70%) JNCIS
7 4 (3.70%) MCSE
8 3 (2.78%) CEH
8 3 (2.78%) CISA
8 3 (2.78%) CISM
8 3 (2.78%) CISSP
8 3 (2.78%) CSSLP
8 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.78%) GIAC
8 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (6.48%) SLA
3 4 (3.70%) GDPR
4 3 (2.78%) COBIT
4 3 (2.78%) QA
5 2 (1.85%) GCP
5 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.93%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.93%) FISMA
6 1 (0.93%) MISRA
6 1 (0.93%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.93%) NIST 800
System Software
1 48 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.19%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.56%) Docker
4 6 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 6 (5.56%) XenApp
5 4 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.93%) NFS
6 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Puppet
2 6 (5.56%) SCCM
3 4 (3.70%) Ansible
3 4 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.78%) Mesos
4 3 (2.78%) Terraform
5 2 (1.85%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.85%) WSUS
5 2 (1.85%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.93%) Salt
6 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.93%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.93%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 46 (42.59%) VMware
2 41 (37.96%) Cisco
3 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 12 (11.11%) Citrix
5 12 (11.11%) Juniper
6 11 (10.19%) Fortinet
7 10 (9.26%) Palo Alto
8 9 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 9 (8.33%) Google
9 6 (5.56%) Veeam
10 5 (4.63%) F5
11 4 (3.70%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.78%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.78%) HP
12 3 (2.78%) NEC
12 3 (2.78%) NetApp
12 3 (2.78%) WatchGuard
13 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.85%) IronPort