Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 38 65
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 80 119 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.54% 8.29% 5.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.82% 43.59% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 61 112 86
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.55% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £71,125 £67,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 196 273 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.56% 19.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 140 230 350
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £24,500 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £67,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £44,657 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.33% +12.00% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 21 £39,000 -22.00% 7
Cheltenham 0 18 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Cirencester +10 3 £44,657 +24.91% 1
Stroud - 1 £57,500 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 46 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 38 (47.50%) Windows
3 37 (46.25%) DV Cleared
4 35 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (42.50%) C
6 32 (40.00%) Cisco
7 28 (35.00%) CCNA
8 26 (32.50%) Systems Engineering
9 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 24 (30.00%) Linux
9 24 (30.00%) LAN
10 23 (28.75%) CISSP
10 23 (28.75%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (23.75%) Office 365
11 19 (23.75%) Software Engineering
11 19 (23.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
11 19 (23.75%) MCSE
12 18 (22.50%) SSCP
12 18 (22.50%) Network+ Certification
12 18 (22.50%) Linux+ Certification
12 18 (22.50%) GIAC
12 18 (22.50%) JIRA
12 18 (22.50%) User Stories
12 18 (22.50%) Bash Shell
12 18 (22.50%) Puppet
12 18 (22.50%) SANS
12 18 (22.50%) CompTIA Security+
13 17 (21.25%) Wireless
14 16 (20.00%) VMware

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 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.50%) Apache Pig
3 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.25%) IIS
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.75%) Office 365
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.75%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (3.75%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.25%) G Suite
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) LAN
2 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
3 17 (21.25%) Wireless
4 12 (15.00%) WAN
5 11 (13.75%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (13.75%) HTTP
5 11 (13.75%) VPN
6 10 (12.50%) SSL
7 9 (11.25%) MPLS
8 8 (10.00%) FCoE
8 8 (10.00%) OSPF
8 8 (10.00%) SNMP
9 7 (8.75%) BGP
9 7 (8.75%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (7.50%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (7.50%) IPsec
11 5 (6.25%) Internet
11 5 (6.25%) Network Security
12 4 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 10 (12.50%) Big Data
2 10 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 10 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) JIRA
2 10 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 10 (12.50%) CodeSonar
2 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.50%) git-flow
2 10 (12.50%) Robot Framework
2 10 (12.50%) Selenium
3 8 (10.00%) Redmine
General
1 8 (10.00%) Games
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Local Government
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) IT Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Field Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) .NET
1 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 10 (12.50%) Django
1 10 (12.50%) Java EE
1 10 (12.50%) LAMP
1 10 (12.50%) Node.js
1 10 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
1 10 (12.50%) REST
1 10 (12.50%) SOAP
1 10 (12.50%) Spring MVC
1 10 (12.50%) STL
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) CESG
4 4 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.75%) Cybercrime
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.50%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) iPad
7 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (47.50%) Windows
2 24 (30.00%) Linux
3 11 (13.75%) Android
3 11 (13.75%) Apple iOS
4 10 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 10 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Systems Engineering
2 23 (28.75%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (23.75%) Software Engineering
4 18 (22.50%) User Stories
5 16 (20.00%) Network Design
6 14 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.50%) API Design
8 10 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (12.50%) High Availability
8 10 (12.50%) Kanban
8 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 10 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
8 10 (12.50%) Scrum
8 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 9 (11.25%) Coaching
9 9 (11.25%) Information Security
9 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (42.50%) C
2 18 (22.50%) Bash Shell
3 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
3 11 (13.75%) Python
4 10 (12.50%) C#
4 10 (12.50%) C++
4 10 (12.50%) Java
4 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 10 (12.50%) PHP
5 8 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 46 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 37 (46.25%) DV Cleared
3 35 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (35.00%) CCNA
5 23 (28.75%) CISSP
6 19 (23.75%) MCSE
6 19 (23.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (22.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 18 (22.50%) GIAC
7 18 (22.50%) Linux+ Certification
7 18 (22.50%) Network+ Certification
7 18 (22.50%) SANS
7 18 (22.50%) SSCP
8 14 (17.50%) CCNP
9 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
10 5 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (6.25%) CLAS
10 5 (6.25%) Degree
10 5 (6.25%) IISP
11 1 (1.25%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (6.25%) RMADS
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.75%) vSphere
4 10 (12.50%) Docker
5 8 (10.00%) NFS
5 8 (10.00%) Samba
5 8 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (10.00%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.25%) Firmware
6 1 (1.25%) pfSense
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Puppet
2 10 (12.50%) Salt
3 8 (10.00%) Ansible
3 8 (10.00%) Nagios
3 8 (10.00%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.75%) Nessus
5 2 (2.50%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.25%) SCCM
6 1 (1.25%) SCOM
6 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (40.00%) Cisco
2 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.00%) VMware
4 12 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 8 (10.00%) EMC
5 8 (10.00%) NetApp
6 7 (8.75%) Juniper
7 6 (7.50%) F5
8 5 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.00%) Meraki
9 4 (5.00%) Symantec
10 3 (3.75%) Apple
10 3 (3.75%) AVG
10 3 (3.75%) HP
10 3 (3.75%) IronPort
10 3 (3.75%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.50%) SAP
12 1 (1.25%) Citrix
12 1 (1.25%) Dell
12 1 (1.25%) McAfee