The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 87 39 40
Rank change year-on-year -48 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 71 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.56% 6.65% 6.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.15% 28.29% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 58 56
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £75,000 £45,000
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 107 251 199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 12.80% 23.50% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 81 174 159
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Gloucestershire

Firewall
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -5 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Cheltenham -20 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cirencester -16 1 - -
Firewall
South West

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 42 (53.16%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (45.57%) Security Cleared
3 35 (44.30%) Linux
4 31 (39.24%) CCNA
5 30 (37.97%) TCP/IP
6 28 (35.44%) Cisco
7 26 (32.91%) Windows
8 25 (31.65%) C
8 25 (31.65%) VMware
9 23 (29.11%) GIAC
9 23 (29.11%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (27.85%) CISSP
10 22 (27.85%) MCSE
10 22 (27.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (27.85%) DV Cleared
11 21 (26.58%) SSCP
11 21 (26.58%) Network+ Certification
11 21 (26.58%) Linux+ Certification
11 21 (26.58%) SANS
12 20 (25.32%) Mentoring
13 18 (22.78%) Network Security
14 17 (21.52%) Penetration Testing
14 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
14 17 (21.52%) CheckPoint
14 17 (21.52%) ITIL
15 16 (20.25%) Security+ Certification
15 16 (20.25%) Ethical Hacking
15 16 (20.25%) Reverse Engineering
15 16 (20.25%) CompTIA Security+
16 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 9 (11.39%) Apache Pig
2 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.27%) Route 53
3 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.97%) TCP/IP
2 18 (22.78%) Network Security
3 13 (16.46%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (16.46%) LAN
3 13 (16.46%) Wireless
4 12 (15.19%) WAN
5 11 (13.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (10.13%) HTTP
7 7 (8.86%) NetScaler
7 7 (8.86%) SAN
7 7 (8.86%) VPN
8 6 (7.59%) BGP
8 6 (7.59%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (7.59%) DHCP
8 6 (7.59%) Ethernet
8 6 (7.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (7.59%) OSPF
9 5 (6.33%) FCoE
9 5 (6.33%) SNMP
9 5 (6.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Big Data
2 9 (11.39%) Apache Hive
2 9 (11.39%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.59%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) JIRA
2 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) Redmine
3 4 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
3 4 (5.06%) CodeSonar
3 4 (5.06%) git-flow
3 4 (5.06%) Robot Framework
3 4 (5.06%) Selenium
General
1 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.66%) Finance
3 8 (10.13%) Games
4 3 (3.80%) Electronics
4 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.80%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Military
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Platform Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Network Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
7 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 5 (6.33%) Security Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Support Team Leader
7 5 (6.33%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.06%) Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) Java EE
1 9 (11.39%) STL
2 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.06%) Django
2 4 (5.06%) LAMP
2 4 (5.06%) Node.js
2 4 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (5.06%) REST
2 4 (5.06%) SOAP
2 4 (5.06%) Spring MVC
3 2 (2.53%) Ajax
3 2 (2.53%) CSS
3 2 (2.53%) Doctrine
3 2 (2.53%) HTML
3 2 (2.53%) Symfony
3 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.86%) Driving Licence
2 7 (8.86%) Replication
3 5 (6.33%) Cybercrime
4 3 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.53%) iPad
5 2 (2.53%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.27%) IVR
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) Linux
2 26 (32.91%) Windows
3 9 (11.39%) Android
3 9 (11.39%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.86%) Solaris
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Debian
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (25.32%) Mentoring
3 17 (21.52%) ITIL
3 17 (21.52%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
4 16 (20.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 16 (20.25%) Reverse Engineering
5 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.66%) Load Balancing
7 9 (11.39%) Multithreading
7 9 (11.39%) User Stories
8 8 (10.13%) Coaching
8 8 (10.13%) High Availability
8 8 (10.13%) Presales
9 7 (8.86%) Incident Management
9 7 (8.86%) ITIL V3
9 7 (8.86%) PRINCE
9 7 (8.86%) Project Management
10 5 (6.33%) Mobile Development
11 4 (5.06%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) C
2 11 (13.92%) Java
3 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
3 9 (11.39%) C#
3 9 (11.39%) C++
3 9 (11.39%) Objective-C
4 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.59%) Python
5 5 (6.33%) Korn
5 5 (6.33%) PHP
6 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (53.16%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (45.57%) Security Cleared
3 31 (39.24%) CCNA
4 23 (29.11%) GIAC
5 22 (27.85%) CISSP
5 22 (27.85%) DV Cleared
5 22 (27.85%) MCSE
5 22 (27.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (26.58%) Linux+ Certification
6 21 (26.58%) Network+ Certification
6 21 (26.58%) SANS
6 21 (26.58%) SSCP
7 16 (20.25%) CompTIA Security+
7 16 (20.25%) Security+ Certification
8 12 (15.19%) CCNP
9 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
10 5 (6.33%) Degree
11 4 (5.06%) CHECK Team Leader
11 4 (5.06%) CHECK Team Member
12 2 (2.53%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.33%) NFS
3 5 (6.33%) Samba
3 5 (6.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.06%) Docker
4 4 (5.06%) vSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Snort
5 2 (2.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Puppet
2 7 (8.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.33%) Ansible
3 5 (6.33%) Nagios
4 4 (5.06%) FortiGate
4 4 (5.06%) Salt
5 2 (2.53%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Cisco
2 25 (31.65%) VMware
3 17 (21.52%) CheckPoint
4 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.19%) Palo Alto
5 10 (12.66%) HP
5 10 (12.66%) Juniper
6 7 (8.86%) Intel
6 7 (8.86%) ProCurve
6 7 (8.86%) Sun
7 5 (6.33%) EMC
7 5 (6.33%) F5
7 5 (6.33%) NetApp
7 5 (6.33%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.06%) Radware
9 3 (3.80%) Dell
9 3 (3.80%) SAP
10 2 (2.53%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.53%) Citrix
10 2 (2.53%) LogLogic