Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 98 43
Rank change year-on-year -11 -55 +28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 85 121 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.32% 3.22% 5.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 22.12% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 74 99 161
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +1.84% +8.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,375 £62,856 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -2.78%

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 476 547 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.98% 14.55% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 398 429 427
Bristol median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +11.84% -7.32%
10th Percentile £23,925 £26,240 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,356 £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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 35 (41.18%) Linux
2 33 (38.82%) Windows
3 30 (35.29%) Cisco
4 24 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (28.24%) Juniper
5 22 (25.88%) VPN
6 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
6 21 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (22.35%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (21.18%) Hyper-V
8 18 (21.18%) VMware
9 17 (20.00%) Wireless
9 17 (20.00%) CCNP
9 17 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 17 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
10 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
11 15 (17.65%) CCNA
12 14 (16.47%) LAN
12 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
12 14 (16.47%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (15.29%) Office 365
13 13 (15.29%) WAN
13 13 (15.29%) OSPF
13 13 (15.29%) CentOS
14 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
14 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
14 12 (14.12%) Network Management
14 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (12.94%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.35%) Apache
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) JBoss
2 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (22.35%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (15.29%) Office 365
4 9 (10.59%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (8.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (8.24%) SaaS
6 4 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.53%) IaaS
7 3 (3.53%) PaaS
8 2 (2.35%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.35%) Serverless
9 1 (1.18%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.88%) VPN
2 17 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (20.00%) Wireless
3 14 (16.47%) LAN
4 13 (15.29%) OSPF
4 13 (15.29%) WAN
5 11 (12.94%) BGP
5 11 (12.94%) Network Security
6 9 (10.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (10.59%) MPLS
6 9 (10.59%) SAN
7 8 (9.41%) WLAN
8 7 (8.24%) DNS
8 7 (8.24%) IPsec
8 7 (8.24%) iSCSI
8 7 (8.24%) VoIP
8 7 (8.24%) Wireshark
9 6 (7.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (7.06%) FCoE
9 6 (7.06%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) MarkLogic
2 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.35%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (8.24%) Maven
4 2 (2.35%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.18%) git-flow
5 1 (1.18%) JIRA
5 1 (1.18%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.18%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (4.71%) Aerospace
1 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
2 2 (2.35%) Military
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) IT Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Consultant
5 9 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (9.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Security Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Field Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Technical Leader
8 6 (7.06%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
9 5 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 5 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Spring
1 7 (8.24%) Spring Boot
1 7 (8.24%) XML
2 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Flex
2 3 (3.53%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.35%) Middleware
3 2 (2.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.41%) Fintech
3 7 (8.24%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (8.24%) Driving Licence
3 7 (8.24%) User Experience
4 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.06%) Clustering
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) PKI
6 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Linux
2 33 (38.82%) Windows
3 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
4 13 (15.29%) CentOS
5 8 (9.41%) Unix
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.71%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.35%) AIX
10 1 (1.18%) Android
10 1 (1.18%) Debian
10 1 (1.18%) Kali Linux
10 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
2 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (14.12%) Network Management
2 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
3 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.94%) DevOps
3 11 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.59%) Information Security
5 9 (10.59%) ITIL
5 9 (10.59%) Threat Detection
6 7 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (8.24%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (8.24%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (8.24%) SIEM
7 6 (7.06%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (7.06%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) Java
2 8 (9.41%) Python
3 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.53%) Perl
5 3 (3.53%) SQL
6 2 (2.35%) C
6 2 (2.35%) C#
6 2 (2.35%) PHP
6 2 (2.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.18%) C++
7 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.00%) CCNP
3 15 (17.65%) CCNA
4 8 (9.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.06%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (5.88%) Degree
7 5 (5.88%) MCT
8 2 (2.35%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.18%) CCIE
9 1 (1.18%) CISSP
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) SLA
2 8 (9.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (8.24%) QA
4 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.18%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.18%) MISRA
5 1 (1.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) Hyper-V
2 17 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.59%) Docker
5 8 (9.41%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (5.88%) NFS
7 2 (2.35%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.35%) XenApp
7 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Puppet
2 10 (11.76%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.53%) Ansible
3 3 (3.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.53%) SCCM
3 3 (3.53%) Terraform
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.35%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.35%) Mesos
4 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.18%) Grafana
5 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.18%) Icinga
5 1 (1.18%) Nessus
5 1 (1.18%) Salt
5 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (35.29%) Cisco
2 24 (28.24%) Juniper
3 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.18%) VMware
5 11 (12.94%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.59%) F5
7 8 (9.41%) BT
7 8 (9.41%) Citrix
7 8 (9.41%) McAfee
8 7 (8.24%) CheckPoint
8 7 (8.24%) SolarWinds
8 7 (8.24%) Veeam
9 6 (7.06%) Splunk
9 6 (7.06%) WatchGuard
10 5 (5.88%) Brocade
10 5 (5.88%) Forcepoint
10 5 (5.88%) Meraki
10 5 (5.88%) Siemens
10 5 (5.88%) Sophos
11 4 (4.71%) Google