Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 82 55
Rank change year-on-year -21 -27 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 83 128 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.33% 3.54% 5.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.93% 20.88% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 73 93 136
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,500 £64,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +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 463 613 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.00% 16.96% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 355 484 359
Bristol median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,450 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,750 £65,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.95% +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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 32 (38.55%) Windows
1 32 (38.55%) Cisco
2 27 (32.53%) Linux
3 26 (31.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (25.30%) Juniper
5 20 (24.10%) VPN
6 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
7 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
7 16 (19.28%) Wireless
8 15 (18.07%) LAN
8 15 (18.07%) WAN
9 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
9 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
10 13 (15.66%) SC Cleared
10 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
10 13 (15.66%) VMware
10 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (14.46%) Windows Server
11 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
12 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
12 11 (13.25%) SCVMM
12 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
13 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
13 10 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (12.05%) DevOps
13 10 (12.05%) CCNA

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 6 (7.23%) JBoss
1 6 (7.23%) Jetty
1 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (31.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.23%) IaaS
3 6 (7.23%) PaaS
4 5 (6.02%) Azure Functions
4 5 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (6.02%) Serverless
5 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.82%) Office 365
6 3 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.61%) SaaS
7 1 (1.20%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) VPN
2 16 (19.28%) Wireless
3 15 (18.07%) LAN
3 15 (18.07%) WAN
4 12 (14.46%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.64%) DHCP
5 8 (9.64%) DNS
6 7 (8.43%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (7.23%) Network Security
7 6 (7.23%) SSL
7 6 (7.23%) WLAN
8 5 (6.02%) HTTP
8 5 (6.02%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (4.82%) BGP
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.82%) MPLS
9 4 (4.82%) OSPF
9 4 (4.82%) VoIP
10 3 (3.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.02%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.61%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.84%) Maven
4 6 (7.23%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.20%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.20%) Hudson
7 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (10.84%) Marketing
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Finance
4 4 (4.82%) Electronics
4 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Military
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.66%) IT Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) Security Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Consultant
5 9 (10.84%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Developer
8 5 (6.02%) DevOps Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Network Support
9 4 (4.82%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) Spring
2 6 (7.23%) JSF
2 6 (7.23%) Servlets
3 5 (6.02%) SOAP
4 3 (3.61%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.61%) Web Services
4 3 (3.61%) XML
5 1 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Fintech
2 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.61%) PKI
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.41%) EPoS
6 1 (1.20%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.55%) Windows
2 27 (32.53%) Linux
3 12 (14.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.82%) CentOS
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.41%) Unix
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
5 10 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (12.05%) DevOps
6 9 (10.84%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (9.64%) SIEM
8 7 (8.43%) Information Security
8 7 (8.43%) Network Management
8 7 (8.43%) OWASP
9 6 (7.23%) DSDM
9 6 (7.23%) Migration
9 6 (7.23%) Network Virtualisation
9 6 (7.23%) Presales
9 6 (7.23%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (7.23%) Systems Engineering
9 6 (7.23%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.23%) Web Application Development
10 5 (6.02%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.05%) Java
3 8 (9.64%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.02%) C#
6 3 (3.61%) C
7 2 (2.41%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) Perl
8 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (15.66%) SC Cleared
2 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.05%) CCNA
4 9 (10.84%) CCNP
5 6 (7.23%) CISSP
5 6 (7.23%) Degree
6 3 (3.61%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (3.61%) CISM
6 3 (3.61%) CLAS
6 3 (3.61%) IISP
6 3 (3.61%) MCITP
6 3 (3.61%) MCTS
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.61%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (3.61%) Novell Certification
6 3 (3.61%) SANS
7 2 (2.41%) CEH
7 2 (2.41%) MCT
8 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.82%) SLA
3 3 (3.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (3.61%) QA
3 3 (3.61%) RMADS
4 1 (1.20%) COBIT
4 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.05%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.82%) Docker
4 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.61%) NFS
5 3 (3.61%) vSphere
6 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.20%) Samba
7 1 (1.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) SCVMM
2 5 (6.02%) Puppet
3 2 (2.41%) Ansible
3 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.20%) Grafana
4 1 (1.20%) Graphite
4 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.20%) Icinga
4 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.20%) Nagios
4 1 (1.20%) Salt
4 1 (1.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) Cisco
2 21 (25.30%) Juniper
3 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.66%) VMware
5 6 (7.23%) BT
5 6 (7.23%) Meraki
6 5 (6.02%) Google
6 5 (6.02%) McAfee
6 5 (6.02%) SAP
6 5 (6.02%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.02%) Splunk
7 4 (4.82%) F5
8 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.61%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.61%) HP
8 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.41%) Brocade
9 2 (2.41%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.41%) Siemens
9 2 (2.41%) Sophos