Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 62 45
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 90 87 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.37% 5.35% 6.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.00% 31.75% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 66 79 124
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% +12.86% -

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 250 274 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.91% 16.84% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 197 218 365
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £25,400
90th Percentile £65,500 £57,500 £64,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +2 25 £36,750 -8.13% 1
Gloucester -4 11 £40,000 -13.04% 5
Tewkesbury - 2 £35,000 -
Lydney 0 1 £45,000 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 54 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (56.67%) Windows
3 50 (55.56%) C
4 38 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (34.44%) Linux
5 31 (34.44%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (32.22%) TCP/IP
7 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 27 (30.00%) CCNA
8 25 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 24 (26.67%) Cisco
9 24 (26.67%) HTTP
9 24 (26.67%) LAN
10 23 (25.56%) Python
10 23 (25.56%) Bash Shell
11 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (23.33%) CISSP
12 21 (23.33%) MCSE
12 21 (23.33%) Network+ Certification
12 21 (23.33%) Linux+ Certification
12 21 (23.33%) GIAC
12 21 (23.33%) VMware
12 21 (23.33%) SSCP
12 21 (23.33%) Puppet
12 21 (23.33%) User Stories
12 21 (23.33%) Software Engineering
12 21 (23.33%) JIRA
12 21 (23.33%) SANS
12 21 (23.33%) CompTIA Security+

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 12 (13.33%) Apache Pig
2 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.22%) IIS
7 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.44%) Office 365
3 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) PaaS
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.22%) TCP/IP
2 24 (26.67%) HTTP
2 24 (26.67%) LAN
3 17 (18.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (18.89%) VPN
4 16 (17.78%) Ethernet
5 14 (15.56%) SSL
6 12 (13.33%) Wireless
7 10 (11.11%) DNS
7 10 (11.11%) Network Security
8 9 (10.00%) FCoE
8 9 (10.00%) SNMP
8 9 (10.00%) VLAN
8 9 (10.00%) WAN
9 8 (8.89%) HTTPS
9 8 (8.89%) MPLS
9 8 (8.89%) OSPF
10 7 (7.78%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (6.67%) 3G
11 6 (6.67%) BGP-4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.56%) Hadoop
3 12 (13.33%) Apache Hive
3 12 (13.33%) Big Data
3 12 (13.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (23.33%) JIRA
2 12 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (13.33%) Bitbucket
2 12 (13.33%) CodeSonar
2 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.33%) git-flow
2 12 (13.33%) Robot Framework
2 12 (13.33%) Selenium
3 9 (10.00%) Redmine
4 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (10.00%) Games
2 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.22%) Finance
5 2 (2.22%) Military
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (18.89%) Network Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) C# Software Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Java Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) IT Trainer
6 6 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Technical Trainer
6 6 (6.67%) Trainer
7 5 (5.56%) Network Support
7 5 (5.56%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) .NET
2 12 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 12 (13.33%) Django
2 12 (13.33%) Java EE
2 12 (13.33%) LAMP
2 12 (13.33%) Node.js
2 12 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (13.33%) REST
2 12 (13.33%) SOAP
2 12 (13.33%) Spring MVC
2 12 (13.33%) STL
3 4 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) PKI
4 5 (5.56%) Replication
5 4 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.11%) Fintech
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.67%) Windows
2 31 (34.44%) Linux
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.33%) Android
4 12 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 12 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.44%) Solaris
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 21 (23.33%) User Stories
4 16 (17.78%) Coaching
4 16 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
6 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
7 13 (14.44%) Network Design
7 13 (14.44%) Scrum
8 12 (13.33%) API Design
8 12 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (13.33%) Kanban
8 12 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 12 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (11.11%) Software Delivery
11 9 (10.00%) High Availability
12 7 (7.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (55.56%) C
2 23 (25.56%) Bash Shell
2 23 (25.56%) Python
3 18 (20.00%) PHP
3 18 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 17 (18.89%) C++
5 12 (13.33%) C#
5 12 (13.33%) Java
5 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 9 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 54 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 54 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (42.22%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (30.00%) CCNA
4 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (23.33%) CISSP
5 21 (23.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 21 (23.33%) GIAC
5 21 (23.33%) Linux+ Certification
5 21 (23.33%) MCSE
5 21 (23.33%) Network+ Certification
5 21 (23.33%) SANS
5 21 (23.33%) SSCP
6 15 (16.67%) CCNP
7 11 (12.22%) Degree
8 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) vSphere
3 12 (13.33%) Docker
4 11 (12.22%) Hyper-V
5 10 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (10.00%) NFS
6 9 (10.00%) Samba
6 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (10.00%) VMware NSX
7 5 (5.56%) pfSense
8 4 (4.44%) BitLocker
8 4 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) Puppet
2 12 (13.33%) Salt
3 9 (10.00%) Ansible
3 9 (10.00%) Nagios
3 9 (10.00%) vCenter Server
4 5 (5.56%) SCOM
5 4 (4.44%) SCCM
5 4 (4.44%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.22%) WSUS
7 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.67%) Cisco
3 21 (23.33%) VMware
4 12 (13.33%) EMC
5 9 (10.00%) Dell
5 9 (10.00%) NetApp
5 9 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (5.56%) Huawei
6 5 (5.56%) Splunk
7 4 (4.44%) Juniper
7 4 (4.44%) McAfee
8 3 (3.33%) HP
8 3 (3.33%) Meraki
8 3 (3.33%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix
10 1 (1.11%) Apple
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle
10 1 (1.11%) Radware
10 1 (1.11%) SAP
10 1 (1.11%) Sophos