Period
to 25 August 2019

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 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 49 79
Rank change year-on-year +14 +30 -35
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 151 89 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.49% 5.26% 4.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.12% 35.04% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 136 62 63
Gloucestershire median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,125 £32,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +10.29%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 430 254 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 24.18% 15.01% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 359 196 195
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,450 £28,000 £21,550
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,000
South West median annual salary £42,150 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.82% +6.25% +6.67%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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 6 months to 25 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +15 45 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Cheltenham +14 36 £40,500 +12.50% 9
Cirencester - 4 £45,000 - 1
Stroud - 3 £40,000 -
Tewkesbury +5 2 £39,000 +11.43%
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 97 (64.24%) Windows
2 87 (57.62%) Azure
3 82 (54.30%) Linux
4 66 (43.71%) LAN
5 65 (43.05%) VMware
6 63 (41.72%) AWS
7 60 (39.74%) Cisco
8 58 (38.41%) WAN
9 57 (37.75%) Office 365
10 54 (35.76%) ITIL
11 53 (35.10%) Windows Server
12 52 (34.44%) Cisco Certification
13 50 (33.11%) Microsoft
14 48 (31.79%) C
15 46 (30.46%) Information Security
16 45 (29.80%) CCNA
16 45 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (29.14%) Windows Server 2012
18 39 (25.83%) Cybersecurity
19 38 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 38 (25.17%) Git (software)
19 38 (25.17%) Wireless
20 36 (23.84%) MS Exchange
20 36 (23.84%) Security Cleared
20 36 (23.84%) JIRA
20 36 (23.84%) Docker
21 34 (22.52%) Degree
21 34 (22.52%) Windows 7
21 34 (22.52%) Migration
22 33 (21.85%) Scrum

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 36 (23.84%) MS Exchange
2 29 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (17.88%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (15.89%) Apache Spark
4 24 (15.89%) OpenStack
5 12 (7.95%) Confluence
6 6 (3.97%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.32%) IIS
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 87 (57.62%) Azure
2 63 (41.72%) AWS
3 57 (37.75%) Office 365
4 24 (15.89%) GCP
4 24 (15.89%) OpenShift
5 18 (11.92%) IBM Cloud
5 18 (11.92%) SoftLayer
6 4 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.65%) IaaS
6 4 (2.65%) SaaS
7 3 (1.99%) Azure Stack
7 3 (1.99%) PaaS
8 2 (1.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.32%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.32%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 66 (43.71%) LAN
2 58 (38.41%) WAN
3 38 (25.17%) Wireless
4 33 (21.85%) TCP/IP
5 26 (17.22%) DNS
6 24 (15.89%) HTTPS
7 23 (15.23%) SAN
8 22 (14.57%) DHCP
8 22 (14.57%) VPN
9 21 (13.91%) VLAN
10 16 (10.60%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (8.61%) Network Security
11 13 (8.61%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (7.95%) OSPF
12 12 (7.95%) VSAN
13 10 (6.62%) BGP
14 9 (5.96%) Cisco Firepower
14 9 (5.96%) Cisco Wireless
15 8 (5.30%) MPLS
16 7 (4.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.88%) Big Data
2 6 (3.97%) MySQL
2 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (25.17%) Git (software)
2 36 (23.84%) JIRA
3 24 (15.89%) Bitbucket
3 24 (15.89%) git-flow
4 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.99%) Robot Framework
5 3 (1.99%) Selenium
5 3 (1.99%) TestRail
6 2 (1.32%) JUnit
6 2 (1.32%) Subversion
6 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (7.95%) Games
2 6 (3.97%) Finance
3 4 (2.65%) Military
3 4 (2.65%) Publishing
4 3 (1.99%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (23.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (21.85%) Support Engineer
3 25 (16.56%) Consultant
4 23 (15.23%) Network Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (10.60%) Windows Engineer
6 14 (9.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (9.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (8.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) IT Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) C++ Consultant
10 9 (5.96%) Software Consultant
10 9 (5.96%) Windows Consultant
11 8 (5.30%) Automation Test Lead
11 8 (5.30%) Project Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.88%) AngularJS
2 24 (15.89%) .NET
2 24 (15.89%) ASP.NET
2 24 (15.89%) GraphQL
2 24 (15.89%) Kafka
2 24 (15.89%) Node.js
2 24 (15.89%) React
2 24 (15.89%) REST
2 24 (15.89%) Spring
2 24 (15.89%) Spring MVC
2 24 (15.89%) Vue.js
3 6 (3.97%) CSS
3 6 (3.97%) HTML
4 3 (1.99%) CGI
4 3 (1.99%) CSS3
4 3 (1.99%) HTML5
4 3 (1.99%) jQuery
4 3 (1.99%) LAMP
4 3 (1.99%) Sass
4 3 (1.99%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.19%) Mobile Computing
2 23 (15.23%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.61%) Cybercrime
4 9 (5.96%) Cyberattack
5 5 (3.31%) User Experience
6 4 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.65%) Blog
7 3 (1.99%) Clustering
7 3 (1.99%) PKI
8 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) CESG
9 1 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.66%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 97 (64.24%) Windows
2 82 (54.30%) Linux
3 53 (35.10%) Windows Server
4 44 (29.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (22.52%) Windows 7
6 33 (21.85%) Windows 10
7 32 (21.19%) Windows 8
8 28 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (16.56%) Android
10 24 (15.89%) Apple iOS
11 19 (12.58%) CentOS
12 10 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (5.96%) Ubuntu
14 6 (3.97%) Debian
15 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.66%) Fedora
17 1 (0.66%) SUSE
17 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.76%) ITIL
2 46 (30.46%) Information Security
3 39 (25.83%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 34 (22.52%) Migration
6 33 (21.85%) Scrum
7 32 (21.19%) Project Delivery
8 26 (17.22%) Software Engineering
9 24 (15.89%) API Design
9 24 (15.89%) Ethical Hacking
9 24 (15.89%) Kanban
9 24 (15.89%) MVC
9 24 (15.89%) Penetration Testing
9 24 (15.89%) Reverse Engineering
10 21 (13.91%) Antivirus Management
11 18 (11.92%) Test Automation
12 17 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (8.61%) Malware Analysis
14 13 (8.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.79%) C
2 28 (18.54%) PowerShell
3 21 (13.91%) Bash Shell
4 14 (9.27%) C#
4 14 (9.27%) Python
5 13 (8.61%) SQL
6 12 (7.95%) C++
6 12 (7.95%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.28%) PHP
8 4 (2.65%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (34.44%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (29.80%) CCNA
3 36 (23.84%) Security Cleared
4 34 (22.52%) Degree
5 30 (19.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (19.21%) MCSE
7 25 (16.56%) CISSP
8 24 (15.89%) CompTIA Security+
8 24 (15.89%) GIAC
8 24 (15.89%) Linux+ Certification
8 24 (15.89%) Network+ Certification
8 24 (15.89%) SANS
8 24 (15.89%) SSCP
9 22 (14.57%) CCNP
10 19 (12.58%) DV Cleared
11 12 (7.95%) SC Cleared
12 4 (2.65%) MCSA
13 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
14 2 (1.32%) MCITP
14 2 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.66%) RMADS
System Software
1 45 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (23.84%) Docker
3 33 (21.85%) Active Directory
4 32 (21.19%) Hyper-V
5 15 (9.93%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.64%) VirtualBox
6 7 (4.64%) vSphere
7 3 (1.99%) NFS
7 3 (1.99%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.99%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (21.85%) Kubernetes
2 17 (11.26%) SCCM
3 13 (8.61%) Ansible
3 13 (8.61%) Puppet
4 12 (7.95%) vRealize
5 5 (3.31%) vCenter Server
5 5 (3.31%) WSUS
6 3 (1.99%) HP ALM
6 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.99%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.99%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.99%) yum
7 2 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (43.05%) VMware
2 60 (39.74%) Cisco
3 50 (33.11%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.89%) Google
5 21 (13.91%) AVG
6 20 (13.25%) Meraki
7 19 (12.58%) Apple
8 16 (10.60%) Citrix
9 11 (7.28%) F5
9 11 (7.28%) Red Hat
10 8 (5.30%) HP
11 6 (3.97%) Dell
11 6 (3.97%) Fortinet
11 6 (3.97%) Veeam
12 5 (3.31%) Juniper
12 5 (3.31%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.65%) EMC
13 4 (2.65%) SonicWALL
14 3 (1.99%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.99%) Draytek