Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 87 55
Rank change year-on-year -27 -32 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 81 134 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.15% 3.47% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.06% 23.72% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 70 122 145
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £33,400 £28,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,625 £63,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +16.44% +7.35% -8.11%

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 538 565 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.31% 14.61% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 467 450 478
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,120 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 36 (44.44%) Windows
2 35 (43.21%) Linux
3 34 (41.98%) Cisco
4 26 (32.10%) VMware
5 25 (30.86%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
7 20 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (24.69%) Windows Server
8 19 (23.46%) ITIL
9 18 (22.22%) Juniper
10 17 (20.99%) CCNP
10 17 (20.99%) Data Centre
11 16 (19.75%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (19.75%) VPN
11 16 (19.75%) SAN
11 16 (19.75%) CentOS
12 15 (18.52%) Network Security
12 15 (18.52%) Red Hat
12 15 (18.52%) CCNA
13 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (17.28%) Office 365
14 13 (16.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 13 (16.05%) Service Delivery
14 13 (16.05%) OSPF
14 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
15 12 (14.81%) Information Security
15 12 (14.81%) Hyper-V
15 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.47%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) Confluence
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.69%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (17.28%) Office 365
3 12 (14.81%) SaaS
4 8 (9.88%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.70%) IaaS
7 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) SAN
1 16 (19.75%) VPN
2 15 (18.52%) Network Security
3 13 (16.05%) OSPF
3 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
4 10 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (12.35%) LAN
5 9 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (11.11%) WAN
5 9 (11.11%) Wireless
6 8 (9.88%) BGP
6 8 (9.88%) Wireshark
7 7 (8.64%) DNS
7 7 (8.64%) IPsec
7 7 (8.64%) NAS
8 6 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (7.41%) iSCSI
8 6 (7.41%) MPLS
8 6 (7.41%) VoIP
9 5 (6.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) MarkLogic
2 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.70%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (2.47%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.47%) git-flow
4 2 (2.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.23%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.23%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (8.64%) Aerospace
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Billing
3 1 (1.23%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 6 (7.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Network Field Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Spring
1 6 (7.41%) Spring Boot
1 6 (7.41%) XML
2 4 (4.94%) Web Services
3 3 (3.70%) .NET
3 3 (3.70%) Apache Flex
4 2 (2.47%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.23%) LDAP
5 1 (1.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.41%) Clustering
3 6 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.41%) User Experience
4 5 (6.17%) PKI
5 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.23%) iPhone
8 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (44.44%) Windows
2 35 (43.21%) Linux
3 20 (24.69%) Windows Server
4 16 (19.75%) CentOS
5 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.64%) Unix
8 6 (7.41%) AIX
8 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.94%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.23%) Android
12 1 (1.23%) Debian
12 1 (1.23%) Kali Linux
12 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) ITIL
2 16 (19.75%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (16.05%) Service Delivery
4 12 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (14.81%) Information Security
4 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 11 (13.58%) DevOps
6 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.11%) Project Management
8 8 (9.88%) Network Design
8 8 (9.88%) SIEM
9 7 (8.64%) Data Protection
9 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.64%) Network Management
9 7 (8.64%) Threat Detection
10 6 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) Java
1 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
2 9 (11.11%) Python
3 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.70%) Perl
4 3 (3.70%) Ruby
5 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) C
6 1 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.99%) CCNP
3 15 (18.52%) CCNA
4 12 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
5 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
6 8 (9.88%) Degree
7 6 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (4.94%) JNCIS
8 4 (4.94%) MCT
9 3 (3.70%) CEH
9 3 (3.70%) CISA
9 3 (3.70%) CISM
9 3 (3.70%) CISSP
9 3 (3.70%) CSSLP
9 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.70%) GIAC
9 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (7.41%) QA
3 6 (7.41%) SLA
4 4 (4.94%) GDPR
5 3 (3.70%) COBIT
6 2 (2.47%) GCP
6 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.23%) Def Stans
7 1 (1.23%) FISMA
7 1 (1.23%) MISRA
7 1 (1.23%) MISRA C
7 1 (1.23%) NIST 800
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.11%) Docker
4 4 (4.94%) NFS
5 3 (3.70%) XenApp
6 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.23%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Puppet
2 4 (4.94%) Ansible
3 3 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.70%) Mesos
3 3 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.70%) Terraform
4 2 (2.47%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.47%) SCCM
4 2 (2.47%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.23%) Nessus
5 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.23%) Salt
5 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Cisco
2 26 (32.10%) VMware
3 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
4 18 (22.22%) Juniper
5 15 (18.52%) Red Hat
6 10 (12.35%) Fortinet
7 9 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 9 (11.11%) Citrix
7 9 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 8 (9.88%) Veeam
9 6 (7.41%) F5
10 5 (6.17%) McAfee
10 5 (6.17%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.17%) Sophos
10 5 (6.17%) WatchGuard
11 4 (4.94%) Brocade
11 4 (4.94%) BT
11 4 (4.94%) Forcepoint
11 4 (4.94%) Siemens
11 4 (4.94%) Splunk