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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 47 73
Rank change year-on-year -26 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 66 77 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.56% 4.88% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.63% 26.10% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 59 66 45
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% -1.19%  

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 268 295 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 14.45% 18.68% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 218 239 319
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 84 (68.85%) Windows
2 70 (57.38%) Cisco
3 64 (52.46%) VMware
4 45 (36.89%) Windows Server
5 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
5 44 (36.07%) WAN
5 44 (36.07%) TCP/IP
6 43 (35.25%) Linux
7 40 (32.79%) Active Directory
8 39 (31.97%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (31.15%) CCNA
10 35 (28.69%) LAN
11 34 (27.87%) ITIL
12 33 (27.05%) VPN
13 30 (24.59%) Network Security
13 30 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (21.31%) DNS
15 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (18.03%) Snort
17 21 (17.21%) SC Cleared
17 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
17 21 (17.21%) Unix
17 21 (17.21%) SIEM
17 21 (17.21%) vSphere
18 20 (16.39%) Cybersecurity
19 19 (15.57%) DHCP
19 19 (15.57%) SAN
20 18 (14.75%) Red Hat
20 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification

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 18 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.02%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.10%) CloudStack
5 5 (4.10%) JBoss
5 5 (4.10%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.46%) Apache
6 3 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.64%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Maximo
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.82%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.93%) Office 365
2 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) IaaS
3 1 (0.82%) PaaS
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (36.07%) TCP/IP
1 44 (36.07%) WAN
2 35 (28.69%) LAN
3 33 (27.05%) VPN
4 30 (24.59%) Network Security
5 26 (21.31%) DNS
6 19 (15.57%) DHCP
6 19 (15.57%) SAN
7 17 (13.93%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (13.93%) VLAN
8 14 (11.48%) HTTP
9 13 (10.66%) NAS
9 13 (10.66%) SMTP
10 12 (9.84%) Internet
10 12 (9.84%) MPLS
11 10 (8.20%) SSL
12 8 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (6.56%) IP Telephony
12 8 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (5.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) GIS
2 3 (2.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.10%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.10%) Subversion
1 5 (4.10%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 2 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Local Government
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (30.33%) Analyst
2 32 (26.23%) Network Engineer
3 18 (14.75%) Security Analyst
4 13 (10.66%) Support Engineer
5 11 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (9.02%) Linux Support
5 11 (9.02%) Service Desk Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) SOC Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 8 (6.56%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Wintel Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) 1st Line Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.74%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Customer Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Wintel Support
10 6 (4.92%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) LAMP
2 5 (4.10%) .NET
3 3 (2.46%) HTML
3 3 (2.46%) Middleware
3 3 (2.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.02%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (7.38%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.28%) Clustering
5 4 (3.28%) Replication
6 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.64%) Fintech
8 1 (0.82%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.82%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.82%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.82%) IVR
8 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 84 (68.85%) Windows
2 45 (36.89%) Windows Server
3 43 (35.25%) Linux
4 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (17.21%) Unix
7 17 (13.93%) AIX
8 13 (10.66%) CentOS
9 12 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (4.10%) Solaris
11 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.46%) HPUX
12 3 (2.46%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.82%) Android
13 1 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) ITIL
2 21 (17.21%) SIEM
3 20 (16.39%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (14.75%) Protective Monitoring
5 16 (13.11%) Information Security
6 15 (12.30%) Project Management
7 14 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (10.66%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.20%) Service Management
10 9 (7.38%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (7.38%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (7.38%) Network Design
10 9 (7.38%) Security Operations
10 9 (7.38%) Test Management
11 8 (6.56%) Information Assurance
11 8 (6.56%) Security Architecture
12 7 (5.74%) IT Strategy
12 7 (5.74%) Network Architecture
12 7 (5.74%) Process Improvement
12 7 (5.74%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.75%) Shell Script
2 14 (11.48%) SQL
3 11 (9.02%) Java
3 11 (9.02%) Python
4 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.74%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.10%) Perl
6 5 (4.10%) Ruby
7 3 (2.46%) AWK
7 3 (2.46%) sed
8 2 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (31.97%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (31.15%) CCNA
3 21 (17.21%) SC Cleared
3 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
4 18 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (12.30%) CCNP
5 15 (12.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (11.48%) CISSP
7 13 (10.66%) MCSE
8 12 (9.84%) SANS
9 11 (9.02%) DV Cleared
9 11 (9.02%) GCIA
10 10 (8.20%) MCP
11 8 (6.56%) MCSA
11 8 (6.56%) SSCP
12 6 (4.92%) CISM
12 6 (4.92%) CNA
12 6 (4.92%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (4.92%) Novell Certification
13 5 (4.10%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.84%) SLA
3 10 (8.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.64%) GPG13
System Software
1 40 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.03%) Snort
4 21 (17.21%) vSphere
5 18 (14.75%) Hyper-V
6 11 (9.02%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.10%) NFS
7 5 (4.10%) Xen
7 5 (4.10%) XenServer
8 3 (2.46%) MetaFrame
8 3 (2.46%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.46%) XenApp
9 1 (0.82%) KVM
9 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) RSA enVision
2 6 (4.92%) Backup Exec
2 6 (4.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (4.92%) SCCM
3 5 (4.10%) Ansible
3 5 (4.10%) Cobbler
3 5 (4.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.10%) Puppet
3 5 (4.10%) Terraform
3 5 (4.10%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.46%) Salt
5 3 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.46%) vMotion
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.82%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.82%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 70 (57.38%) Cisco
2 64 (52.46%) VMware
3 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
4 18 (14.75%) Red Hat
5 17 (13.93%) CheckPoint
6 13 (10.66%) Oracle
7 12 (9.84%) ArcSight
8 11 (9.02%) Citrix
8 11 (9.02%) LogRhythm
9 9 (7.38%) Juniper
10 8 (6.56%) IBM
10 8 (6.56%) WatchGuard
11 7 (5.74%) Dell
11 7 (5.74%) SonicWALL
11 7 (5.74%) Splunk
12 5 (4.10%) EnterpriseDB
12 5 (4.10%) HP
13 4 (3.28%) Aruba
13 4 (3.28%) Symantec
14 3 (2.46%) Veeam
Bristol, Avon
SoCode Limited
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: Various
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago