Period
to 20 July 2018

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

Firewall
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 94 39
Rank change year-on-year +46 -55 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 88 51 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.26% 2.99% 7.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.21% 22.77% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 65 44 134
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.33% +23.36%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,525 £24,650
90th Percentile £69,900 £56,250 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% +1.45% -8.00%

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 265 224 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.83% 13.14% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 203 165 368
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £56,250 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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
Cheltenham +9 24 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Gloucester +11 14 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Tewkesbury - 2 £35,000 - 1
Cirencester +11 1 £75,000 +66.67%
Lydney 0 1 £45,000 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 54 (61.36%) Windows
2 45 (51.14%) DV Cleared
2 45 (51.14%) Security Cleared
3 43 (48.86%) C
4 35 (39.77%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (35.23%) Linux
5 31 (35.23%) Cisco
6 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 27 (30.68%) TCP/IP
7 27 (30.68%) VMware
8 24 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (26.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 23 (26.14%) Active Directory
10 22 (25.00%) CCNA
10 22 (25.00%) VPN
11 20 (22.73%) CISSP
11 20 (22.73%) Python
11 20 (22.73%) Windows Server
12 19 (21.59%) HTTP
13 18 (20.45%) Bash Shell
14 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (19.32%) LAN
14 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (18.18%) SSCP
15 16 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
15 16 (18.18%) Linux+ Certification
15 16 (18.18%) GIAC
15 16 (18.18%) MCSE
15 16 (18.18%) Puppet
15 16 (18.18%) User Stories

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 8 (9.09%) Apache Pig
1 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (7.95%) IIS
3 6 (6.82%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (18.18%) Office 365
3 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.27%) PaaS
5 1 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.68%) TCP/IP
2 23 (26.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (25.00%) VPN
4 19 (21.59%) HTTP
5 17 (19.32%) LAN
6 13 (14.77%) Ethernet
6 13 (14.77%) Wireless
7 12 (13.64%) MPLS
8 11 (12.50%) DNS
8 11 (12.50%) SAN
8 11 (12.50%) SSL
8 11 (12.50%) VLAN
9 10 (11.36%) Network Security
10 9 (10.23%) Internet
10 9 (10.23%) WAN
11 8 (9.09%) FCoE
11 8 (9.09%) SNMP
11 8 (9.09%) VoIP
12 7 (7.95%) OSPF
13 6 (6.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 8 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 8 (9.09%) Big Data
3 8 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (2.27%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) JIRA
2 8 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 8 (9.09%) CodeSonar
2 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.09%) git-flow
2 8 (9.09%) Redmine
2 8 (9.09%) Robot Framework
2 8 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (9.09%) Games
2 6 (6.82%) Back Office
3 4 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Military
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Network Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Java Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Network Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Network Support
7 5 (5.68%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) .NET
2 8 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 8 (9.09%) Django
2 8 (9.09%) Java EE
2 8 (9.09%) LAMP
2 8 (9.09%) Node.js
2 8 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (9.09%) REST
2 8 (9.09%) SOAP
2 8 (9.09%) Spring MVC
2 8 (9.09%) STL
3 5 (5.68%) Web Services
4 1 (1.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.55%) CESG
5 4 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.55%) PKI
5 4 (4.55%) Replication
6 2 (2.27%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.14%) Fintech
7 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (61.36%) Windows
2 31 (35.23%) Linux
3 20 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.09%) Android
6 8 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 8 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.68%) Solaris
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 16 (18.18%) User Stories
3 14 (15.91%) Mentoring
4 13 (14.77%) Coaching
4 13 (14.77%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
6 10 (11.36%) ITIL
7 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.23%) ITIL V3
7 9 (10.23%) Scrum
7 9 (10.23%) Service Management
8 8 (9.09%) API Design
8 8 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (9.09%) High Availability
8 8 (9.09%) ITSM
8 8 (9.09%) Kanban
8 8 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 8 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.86%) C
2 20 (22.73%) Python
3 18 (20.45%) Bash Shell
4 16 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 15 (17.05%) PHP
6 14 (15.91%) C++
7 8 (9.09%) C#
7 8 (9.09%) Java
7 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.09%) Korn
7 8 (9.09%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (51.14%) DV Cleared
1 45 (51.14%) Security Cleared
2 35 (39.77%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (25.00%) CCNA
4 20 (22.73%) CISSP
5 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
6 16 (18.18%) GIAC
6 16 (18.18%) Linux+ Certification
6 16 (18.18%) MCSE
6 16 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
6 16 (18.18%) SANS
6 16 (18.18%) SSCP
7 13 (14.77%) CCNP
8 8 (9.09%) Degree
9 4 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (4.55%) CLAS
9 4 (4.55%) IISP
10 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (4.55%) PMO
2 4 (4.55%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) RMADS
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (26.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.05%) Hyper-V
3 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (11.36%) vSphere
6 8 (9.09%) Docker
6 8 (9.09%) NFS
6 8 (9.09%) Samba
6 8 (9.09%) VMware NSX
7 5 (5.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (4.55%) BitLocker
8 4 (4.55%) pfSense
9 2 (2.27%) Snort
9 2 (2.27%) XenApp
9 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) Puppet
2 8 (9.09%) Ansible
2 8 (9.09%) Nagios
2 8 (9.09%) Salt
2 8 (9.09%) vCenter Server
3 6 (6.82%) SCOM
4 5 (5.68%) SCCM
4 5 (5.68%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) WSUS
6 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Cisco
2 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 27 (30.68%) VMware
4 14 (15.91%) EMC
5 12 (13.64%) Dell
6 8 (9.09%) Juniper
6 8 (9.09%) NetApp
6 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.82%) HP
7 6 (6.82%) Meraki
7 6 (6.82%) Nimble Storage
8 5 (5.68%) Huawei
9 4 (4.55%) McAfee
9 4 (4.55%) Splunk
10 3 (3.41%) Citrix
10 3 (3.41%) Veeam
11 2 (2.27%) Aruba
11 2 (2.27%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.27%) Symantec
12 1 (1.14%) Sophos