Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 112 40
Rank change year-on-year +65 -72 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 91 43 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.98% 2.30% 7.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.74% 16.04% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 77 37 131
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £78,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -1.32%

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 229 268 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.04% 14.35% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 179 209 345
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +17.48%
10th Percentile £30,800 £27,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +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 26 April 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 26 April 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
Gloucester +39 29 £50,000 +53.85%
Cheltenham +10 22 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Lydney - 3 £45,000 -
Cirencester -3 2 £48,750 +30.00% 1
Tewkesbury - 2 £25,000 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 49 (53.85%) Windows
2 40 (43.96%) Cisco
3 36 (39.56%) C
4 34 (37.36%) VMware
5 31 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (32.97%) Linux
7 28 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 27 (29.67%) DV Cleared
9 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
9 23 (25.27%) TCP/IP
9 23 (25.27%) CISSP
9 23 (25.27%) Wireless
10 21 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
10 21 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
11 20 (21.98%) CCNA
11 20 (21.98%) Active Directory
12 19 (20.88%) VPN
13 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (18.68%) Office 365
14 17 (18.68%) Information Security
14 17 (18.68%) Mentoring
15 16 (17.58%) Internet
15 16 (17.58%) Hyper-V
15 16 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (16.48%) Windows Server
17 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (15.38%) MPLS
17 14 (15.38%) EMC
17 14 (15.38%) Python

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 13 (14.29%) IIS
1 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.59%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.49%) Apache Pig
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.68%) Office 365
2 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.30%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (3.30%) SoftLayer
5 2 (2.20%) PaaS
6 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.27%) TCP/IP
1 23 (25.27%) Wireless
2 21 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (20.88%) VPN
4 16 (17.58%) Internet
5 14 (15.38%) MPLS
6 12 (13.19%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (12.09%) WAN
8 10 (10.99%) LAN
9 9 (9.89%) HTTP
9 9 (9.89%) SAN
9 9 (9.89%) VLAN
10 8 (8.79%) FCoE
10 8 (8.79%) SNMP
11 7 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (7.69%) SSL
11 7 (7.69%) VoIP
12 6 (6.59%) Broadband
12 6 (6.59%) Ethernet
13 5 (5.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.49%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.49%) Big Data
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) JIRA
2 8 (8.79%) Redmine
3 5 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (5.49%) Bitbucket
3 5 (5.49%) CodeSonar
3 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.49%) git-flow
3 5 (5.49%) Robot Framework
3 5 (5.49%) Selenium
4 2 (2.20%) Burp Suite
4 2 (2.20%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (8.79%) Games
2 6 (6.59%) Back Office
2 6 (6.59%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) Electronics
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (10.99%) Network Engineer
3 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Information Assurance Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Change Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Network Support
8 4 (4.40%) IT Support
8 4 (4.40%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
1 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
1 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
1 5 (5.49%) Django
1 5 (5.49%) Java EE
1 5 (5.49%) LAMP
1 5 (5.49%) Node.js
1 5 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (5.49%) REST
1 5 (5.49%) SOAP
1 5 (5.49%) Spring MVC
1 5 (5.49%) STL
2 1 (1.10%) SAML
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.99%) CESG
3 10 (10.99%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.85%) Windows
2 30 (32.97%) Linux
3 15 (16.48%) Windows Server
4 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.49%) Android
7 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.49%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.30%) Solaris
8 3 (3.30%) Unix
8 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.20%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (18.68%) Information Security
2 17 (18.68%) Mentoring
3 13 (14.29%) ITIL
3 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 12 (13.19%) Information Assurance
5 11 (12.09%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (12.09%) User Stories
6 9 (9.89%) Coaching
6 9 (9.89%) Presales
6 9 (9.89%) Service Management
7 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.79%) High Availability
7 8 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.79%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.59%) Change Control
9 6 (6.59%) ITSM
9 6 (6.59%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) C
2 14 (15.38%) Python
3 13 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.89%) C++
5 8 (8.79%) Korn
6 7 (7.69%) PHP
6 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.49%) C#
7 5 (5.49%) Java
7 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.49%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 27 (29.67%) DV Cleared
4 23 (25.27%) CISSP
5 20 (21.98%) CCNA
6 12 (13.19%) CESG Certified Professional
6 12 (13.19%) CLAS
6 12 (13.19%) IISP
6 12 (13.19%) MCSE
6 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (13.19%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (12.09%) CCNP
7 11 (12.09%) CompTIA Security+
7 11 (12.09%) GIAC
7 11 (12.09%) Linux+ Certification
7 11 (12.09%) SANS
7 11 (12.09%) SSCP
8 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.20%) CISM
9 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 12 (13.19%) RMADS
3 6 (6.59%) PMO
4 4 (4.40%) GDPR
5 3 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (21.98%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.58%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.99%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (8.79%) NFS
5 8 (8.79%) Samba
5 8 (8.79%) VMware NSX
6 5 (5.49%) Docker
6 5 (5.49%) vSphere
7 2 (2.20%) XenApp
7 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.10%) pfSense
8 1 (1.10%) Snort
8 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) Puppet
2 9 (9.89%) Nagios
3 8 (8.79%) Ansible
3 8 (8.79%) vCenter Server
4 5 (5.49%) Salt
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Nessus
5 2 (2.20%) Nmap
6 1 (1.10%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.10%) SCCM
6 1 (1.10%) SCOM
6 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Cisco
2 34 (37.36%) VMware
3 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.38%) EMC
5 13 (14.29%) Dell
6 12 (13.19%) Meraki
7 9 (9.89%) HP
7 9 (9.89%) Juniper
7 9 (9.89%) SolarWinds
8 8 (8.79%) NetApp
9 7 (7.69%) Citrix
10 6 (6.59%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (4.40%) Huawei
12 3 (3.30%) Apple
12 3 (3.30%) AVG
12 3 (3.30%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.30%) SAP
12 3 (3.30%) Sophos
13 2 (2.20%) Avaya
13 2 (2.20%) Symantec