Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 41 55
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 109 152 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.30% 6.69% 5.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.45% 31.28% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 99 120 116
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £32,200 £31,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £67,750 £82,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,125
% change year-on-year +8.11% -0.34% +6.07%

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 299 486 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 20.01% 21.40% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 249 402 369
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,875 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £65,000 £66,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +32 33 £46,000 +15.00% 5
Cheltenham -18 21 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Cirencester -4 13 £45,000 -18.18%
Mitcheldean - 4 £40,000 -
Lydney - 1 £45,000 -
Moreton-in-Marsh - 1 £30,000 -
Stroud - 1 £37,500 - 1
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 76 (69.72%) Windows
2 52 (47.71%) Security Cleared
3 48 (44.04%) Windows Server
4 40 (36.70%) TCP/IP
5 39 (35.78%) DV Cleared
6 38 (34.86%) Active Directory
7 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
8 34 (31.19%) VMware
9 33 (30.28%) Hyper-V
10 31 (28.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (27.52%) Linux
12 29 (26.61%) PowerShell
13 28 (25.69%) ITIL
13 28 (25.69%) C
14 27 (24.77%) SQL Server
14 27 (24.77%) DNS
15 26 (23.85%) Cisco
15 26 (23.85%) Network Security
16 25 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (22.94%) Intrusion Detection
16 25 (22.94%) Degree
17 24 (22.02%) DHCP
18 23 (21.10%) Amazon AWS
18 23 (21.10%) Cybersecurity
19 22 (20.18%) SCCM
19 22 (20.18%) VPN
20 21 (19.27%) CISSP
21 20 (18.35%) WAN
21 20 (18.35%) Service Management
21 20 (18.35%) Service Delivery

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 17 (15.60%) SharePoint
2 16 (14.68%) IIS
3 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.17%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.59%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.67%) Apache
6 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.92%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.10%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (16.51%) Office 365
4 5 (4.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (3.67%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (3.67%) SaaS
5 4 (3.67%) SoftLayer
6 2 (1.83%) IaaS
6 2 (1.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (36.70%) TCP/IP
2 27 (24.77%) DNS
3 26 (23.85%) Network Security
4 25 (22.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 24 (22.02%) DHCP
6 22 (20.18%) VPN
7 20 (18.35%) WAN
8 19 (17.43%) LAN
9 16 (14.68%) Internet
10 15 (13.76%) HTTP
11 10 (9.17%) SSL
11 10 (9.17%) VLAN
12 9 (8.26%) SMTP
12 9 (8.26%) Wireless
13 8 (7.34%) NetScaler
13 8 (7.34%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (6.42%) FCoE
14 7 (6.42%) IPv4
14 7 (6.42%) IPv6
14 7 (6.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) Big Data
2 6 (5.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.59%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.67%) MySQL
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) JIRA
2 7 (6.42%) Redmine
3 4 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (3.67%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.67%) CodeSonar
3 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.67%) git-flow
3 4 (3.67%) Robot Framework
3 4 (3.67%) Selenium
4 2 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (6.42%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Advertising
3 5 (4.59%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.59%) Games
4 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.67%) Military
5 3 (2.75%) Legal
5 3 (2.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Network Engineer
3 10 (9.17%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (9.17%) IT Engineer
4 9 (8.26%) Analyst
4 9 (8.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.26%) Information Assurance Leader
5 8 (7.34%) Security Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Information Assurance Manager
6 6 (5.50%) Information Manager
6 6 (5.50%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Security Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) Web Services
2 8 (7.34%) .NET
3 7 (6.42%) Java EE
3 7 (6.42%) STL
4 5 (4.59%) REST
5 4 (3.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.67%) Django
5 4 (3.67%) LAMP
5 4 (3.67%) Node.js
5 4 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.67%) SOAP
5 4 (3.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.92%) HTML
6 1 (0.92%) jQuery
6 1 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (16.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 11 (10.09%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.26%) CESG
3 9 (8.26%) CESG CLAS
3 9 (8.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.59%) iPad
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.67%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.75%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.83%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.92%) Clustering
8 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 76 (69.72%) Windows
2 48 (44.04%) Windows Server
3 31 (28.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (27.52%) Linux
5 15 (13.76%) Windows 10
6 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.34%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.42%) Unix
8 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.59%) Android
9 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.92%) HPUX
11 1 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.69%) ITIL
2 23 (21.10%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (18.35%) Service Delivery
3 20 (18.35%) Service Management
4 18 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (16.51%) Proactive Management
5 17 (15.60%) ITIL V3
5 17 (15.60%) ITSM
5 17 (15.60%) Network Virtualisation
5 17 (15.60%) Problem Management
6 15 (13.76%) Information Security
7 14 (12.84%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (11.01%) SIEM
9 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
9 10 (9.17%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.17%) User Stories
10 9 (8.26%) Boundary Protection
10 9 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.26%) Information Assurance
10 9 (8.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.61%) PowerShell
2 28 (25.69%) C
3 18 (16.51%) Bash Shell
4 15 (13.76%) Python
5 12 (11.01%) PHP
6 9 (8.26%) Java
6 9 (8.26%) Perl
7 7 (6.42%) C#
7 7 (6.42%) C++
7 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.42%) Korn
7 7 (6.42%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.75%) SQL
9 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (47.71%) Security Cleared
2 39 (35.78%) DV Cleared
3 25 (22.94%) Degree
4 21 (19.27%) CISSP
5 19 (17.43%) SC Cleared
6 16 (14.68%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (11.93%) CCNA
7 13 (11.93%) MCSE
7 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (11.01%) GIAC
9 11 (10.09%) Linux+ Certification
9 11 (10.09%) Network+ Certification
9 11 (10.09%) SANS
9 11 (10.09%) SSCP
10 10 (9.17%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (9.17%) Security+ Certification
11 9 (8.26%) CESG Certified Professional
11 9 (8.26%) CLAS
11 9 (8.26%) IISP
12 7 (6.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (8.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 38 (34.86%) Active Directory
2 33 (30.28%) Hyper-V
3 25 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (15.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (10.09%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (8.26%) BitLocker
7 8 (7.34%) vSphere
8 7 (6.42%) NFS
8 7 (6.42%) Samba
8 7 (6.42%) VMware NSX
9 4 (3.67%) Docker
9 4 (3.67%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.92%) Snort
11 1 (0.92%) XenApp
11 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) SCCM
2 12 (11.01%) SCOM
3 11 (10.09%) Puppet
4 9 (8.26%) SCVMM
5 8 (7.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (6.42%) Ansible
6 7 (6.42%) Nagios
6 7 (6.42%) vCenter Server
7 4 (3.67%) HAProxy
7 4 (3.67%) Nessus
7 4 (3.67%) QRadar
7 4 (3.67%) Salt
8 3 (2.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (2.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.92%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (31.19%) VMware
3 26 (23.85%) Cisco
4 18 (16.51%) McAfee
5 17 (15.60%) Citrix
6 9 (8.26%) Dell
7 8 (7.34%) Avaya
8 7 (6.42%) Aruba
8 7 (6.42%) EMC
8 7 (6.42%) NetApp
8 7 (6.42%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.59%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.59%) LogRhythm
9 5 (4.59%) Meraki
9 5 (4.59%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.59%) Sophos
10 4 (3.67%) AlienVault
10 4 (3.67%) Apple
10 4 (3.67%) Splunk
10 4 (3.67%) Veeam