Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 44 63
Rank change year-on-year -51 +19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 123 184 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.22% 5.73% 3.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.88% 38.82% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 95 150 123
Bristol median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £30,800 £21,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £62,500 £63,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,125
% change year-on-year +9.59% -1.68% +6.07%

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 589 474 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.44% 14.76% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 465 390 632
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,538
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 64 (52.03%) Windows
2 57 (46.34%) VMware
3 56 (45.53%) VPN
4 50 (40.65%) DNS
5 46 (37.40%) Linux
6 44 (35.77%) Active Directory
7 43 (34.96%) Microsoft
7 43 (34.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (30.08%) Cisco
9 35 (28.46%) ITIL
10 33 (26.83%) Windows Server
11 32 (26.02%) DHCP
12 30 (24.39%) LAN
12 30 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
12 30 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
13 28 (22.76%) WAN
14 27 (21.95%) Network Security
15 26 (21.14%) Information Security
15 26 (21.14%) CCNA
16 24 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (18.70%) TCP/IP
17 23 (18.70%) MS Exchange
18 22 (17.89%) Degree
18 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (16.26%) SIEM
20 20 (16.26%) Python
21 19 (15.45%) CISSP
21 19 (15.45%) Shell Script
21 19 (15.45%) PCI DSS

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 23 (18.70%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.88%) Apache
5 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.07%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.44%) JBoss
7 2 (1.63%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.63%) IIS
7 2 (1.63%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.63%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.81%) nginx
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.45%) Office 365
3 3 (2.44%) IaaS
3 3 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (45.53%) VPN
2 50 (40.65%) DNS
3 32 (26.02%) DHCP
4 30 (24.39%) LAN
5 28 (22.76%) WAN
6 27 (21.95%) Network Security
7 23 (18.70%) TCP/IP
8 17 (13.82%) SAN
9 14 (11.38%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (11.38%) SSL
10 12 (9.76%) NAS
11 10 (8.13%) IPsec
11 10 (8.13%) VLAN
12 9 (7.32%) Internet
13 8 (6.50%) HTTP
14 7 (5.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (5.69%) FTP
14 7 (5.69%) MPLS
14 7 (5.69%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (5.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.88%) Neo4j
4 5 (4.07%) MySQL
5 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.63%) Subversion
3 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 11 (8.94%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Advertising
2 3 (2.44%) Banking
2 3 (2.44%) Military
2 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.63%) Legal
3 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (29.27%) Analyst
2 20 (16.26%) Security Analyst
3 14 (11.38%) Network Engineer
4 12 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (8.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 10 (8.13%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Wintel Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Head of IT
8 8 (6.50%) Information Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Information Security Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Linux Support
8 8 (6.50%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Customer Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) IT Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) Web Services
2 4 (3.25%) LAMP
3 3 (2.44%) .NET
4 2 (1.63%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.63%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.63%) React
5 1 (0.81%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.13%) Cyber Defence
4 7 (5.69%) Replication
5 5 (4.07%) Clustering
5 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.63%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.63%) PKI
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) IVR
8 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (52.03%) Windows
2 46 (37.40%) Linux
3 33 (26.83%) Windows Server
4 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.76%) CentOS
7 10 (8.13%) AIX
8 8 (6.50%) Android
8 8 (6.50%) Apple iOS
8 8 (6.50%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.07%) Unix
12 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) ITIL
2 30 (24.39%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (21.14%) Information Security
4 20 (16.26%) SIEM
5 19 (15.45%) DevOps
6 13 (10.57%) Analytics
7 12 (9.76%) Computer Forensics
7 12 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (9.76%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.94%) High Availability
8 11 (8.94%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.94%) Project Management
8 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.13%) Change Management
9 10 (8.13%) Coaching
9 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.13%) Test Management
10 9 (7.32%) Business Continuity
10 9 (7.32%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.26%) Python
2 19 (15.45%) Shell Script
3 13 (10.57%) Bash Shell
4 12 (9.76%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.32%) Ruby
6 7 (5.69%) Java
6 7 (5.69%) Perl
7 6 (4.88%) SQL
8 3 (2.44%) AWK
8 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.44%) sed
9 2 (1.63%) C
9 2 (1.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (21.14%) CCNA
3 22 (17.89%) Degree
4 19 (15.45%) CISSP
5 18 (14.63%) CCNP
6 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
7 16 (13.01%) SC Cleared
7 16 (13.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (8.94%) SANS
9 10 (8.13%) SSCP
10 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (5.69%) CISM
11 7 (5.69%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (5.69%) Novell Certification
12 5 (4.07%) MCITP
13 4 (3.25%) GCIA
13 4 (3.25%) GSEC
13 4 (3.25%) MCTS
14 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
14 3 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.45%) PCI DSS
2 14 (11.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.69%) GPG13
4 2 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (35.77%) Active Directory
2 43 (34.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.45%) vSphere
4 13 (10.57%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.94%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (7.32%) Snort
7 5 (4.07%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (3.25%) NFS
9 3 (2.44%) Docker
9 3 (2.44%) XenApp
10 2 (1.63%) RHEV
10 2 (1.63%) Xen
10 2 (1.63%) XenServer
11 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (13.01%) Puppet
2 15 (12.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (8.13%) Ansible
4 9 (7.32%) RSA enVision
5 8 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (6.50%) Terraform
6 7 (5.69%) ArcSight ESM
6 7 (5.69%) RSA Archer
6 7 (5.69%) RSA Security Analytics
6 7 (5.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (4.88%) Backup Exec
7 6 (4.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (4.07%) WSUS
9 4 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (3.25%) Cobbler
9 4 (3.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (3.25%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (3.25%) vMotion
10 3 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 57 (46.34%) VMware
2 43 (34.96%) Microsoft
3 37 (30.08%) Cisco
4 13 (10.57%) ArcSight
4 13 (10.57%) Red Hat
5 12 (9.76%) CheckPoint
5 12 (9.76%) Oracle
6 10 (8.13%) Symantec
7 9 (7.32%) Dell
7 9 (7.32%) IBM
7 9 (7.32%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.50%) HP
9 7 (5.69%) F5
9 7 (5.69%) Juniper
9 7 (5.69%) LogLogic
9 7 (5.69%) NetApp
9 7 (5.69%) SonicWALL
9 7 (5.69%) Sourcefire
9 7 (5.69%) Trend Micro
10 6 (4.88%) Blue Coat