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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South West / Bristol
Rank 75 58 40
Rank change year-on-year -17 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 57 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.10% 4.27% 5.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.80% 28.11% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 75 88
Median salary £35,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £69,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 250 281 313
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 13.60% 15.17% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 189 237 280
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bristol

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 77 (60.16%) Windows
2 54 (42.19%) Cisco
3 49 (38.28%) Microsoft
4 46 (35.94%) TCP/IP
4 46 (35.94%) Active Directory
5 43 (33.59%) WAN
5 43 (33.59%) Windows Server
6 40 (31.25%) VMware
7 36 (28.13%) Linux
8 35 (27.34%) ITIL
9 34 (26.56%) LAN
10 29 (22.66%) VPN
11 28 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (20.31%) CCNA
12 26 (20.31%) DNS
13 23 (17.97%) Finance
14 22 (17.19%) SC Cleared
14 22 (17.19%) Security Cleared
14 22 (17.19%) SIEM
15 21 (16.41%) Hyper-V
16 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (15.63%) Unix
16 20 (15.63%) SQL Server
17 19 (14.84%) MS Exchange
17 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (14.06%) Network Security
18 18 (14.06%) Snort
19 17 (13.28%) Information Security
19 17 (13.28%) MCSE
19 17 (13.28%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related 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 19 (14.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.69%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.13%) CloudStack
5 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.13%) JBoss
5 4 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.78%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.13%) Maximo
3 1 (0.78%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Office 365
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.94%) TCP/IP
2 43 (33.59%) WAN
3 34 (26.56%) LAN
4 29 (22.66%) VPN
5 26 (20.31%) DNS
6 18 (14.06%) Network Security
7 16 (12.50%) DHCP
7 16 (12.50%) Internet
7 16 (12.50%) MPLS
8 15 (11.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (9.38%) VLAN
11 11 (8.59%) HTTP
12 10 (7.81%) IP Telephony
12 10 (7.81%) SAN
13 9 (7.03%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (7.03%) SMTP
14 7 (5.47%) HTTPS
14 7 (5.47%) NAS
14 7 (5.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) GIS
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.78%) Big Data
5 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.13%) Subversion
1 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.69%) Marketing
4 5 (3.91%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.91%) Electronics
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (21.09%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.53%) Analyst
3 16 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.38%) Security Analyst
5 8 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
5 8 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
6 7 (5.47%) Security Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.47%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Technical Support
7 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.69%) Team Leader
7 6 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.69%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (3.91%) Administrator
8 5 (3.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Consultant
8 5 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) .NET
2 6 (4.69%) HTML
3 5 (3.91%) Middleware
4 4 (3.13%) LAMP
4 4 (3.13%) XML
5 2 (1.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.78%) J2EE
6 1 (0.78%) RESTful
6 1 (0.78%) SOAP
6 1 (0.78%) Spring
6 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.03%) Driving Licence
4 7 (5.47%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.13%) NHS
6 4 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.34%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.56%) Clustering
8 2 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.78%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (60.16%) Windows
2 43 (33.59%) Windows Server
3 36 (28.13%) Linux
4 20 (15.63%) Unix
5 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.03%) AIX
7 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.91%) CentOS
9 5 (3.91%) Solaris
10 4 (3.13%) HPUX
10 4 (3.13%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.34%) Android
11 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) ITIL
2 22 (17.19%) SIEM
3 17 (13.28%) Information Security
4 15 (11.72%) Protective Monitoring
5 14 (10.94%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (10.16%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (10.16%) Security Operations
6 13 (10.16%) Service Management
6 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.59%) High Availability
8 10 (7.81%) Security Architecture
9 9 (7.03%) Change Control
9 9 (7.03%) Programme Management
10 8 (6.25%) ITSM
10 8 (6.25%) Network Architecture
10 8 (6.25%) Network Design
11 7 (5.47%) ISMS
11 7 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (5.47%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.94%) SQL
2 11 (8.59%) Java
2 11 (8.59%) Python
3 9 (7.03%) Shell Script
4 7 (5.47%) Perl
5 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.91%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.13%) Ruby
7 2 (1.56%) C
7 2 (1.56%) C#
7 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 28 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (20.31%) CCNA
3 22 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 22 (17.19%) Security Cleared
4 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (13.28%) MCSE
6 16 (12.50%) MCP
7 12 (9.38%) DV Cleared
7 12 (9.38%) MCSA
8 9 (7.03%) CCNP
8 9 (7.03%) GCIA
9 7 (5.47%) CISSP
9 7 (5.47%) Degree
10 5 (3.91%) SANS
11 4 (3.13%) CREST Certified
11 4 (3.13%) GCIH
11 4 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.34%) LPIC
12 3 (2.34%) MCITP
12 3 (2.34%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.59%) SLA
3 2 (1.56%) GPG13
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 46 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.41%) Hyper-V
3 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (14.06%) Snort
5 6 (4.69%) vSphere
6 5 (3.91%) XenServer
7 4 (3.13%) MetaFrame
7 4 (3.13%) Terminal Server
7 4 (3.13%) Xen
8 3 (2.34%) NFS
9 2 (1.56%) Firmware
9 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.78%) Docker
10 1 (0.78%) KVM
10 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (6.25%) RSA enVision
2 6 (4.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (3.91%) Ansible
3 5 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.91%) Puppet
3 5 (3.91%) SCCM
4 4 (3.13%) Cobbler
4 4 (3.13%) Salt
4 4 (3.13%) Terraform
4 4 (3.13%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.34%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.56%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.78%) Iperf
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.78%) Nessus
7 1 (0.78%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 54 (42.19%) Cisco
2 49 (38.28%) Microsoft
3 40 (31.25%) VMware
4 17 (13.28%) Citrix
5 16 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 12 (9.38%) Juniper
7 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
8 9 (7.03%) ArcSight
8 9 (7.03%) LogRhythm
8 9 (7.03%) Oracle
9 8 (6.25%) F5
9 8 (6.25%) IBM
9 8 (6.25%) Sophos
10 7 (5.47%) Splunk
11 6 (4.69%) HP
11 6 (4.69%) SAP
12 5 (3.91%) Brocade
12 5 (3.91%) WatchGuard
13 4 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (3.13%) IronPort
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