Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 46 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 99 79 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.96% 5.45% 8.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.68% 41.15% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 93 60 112
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% -2.17% +4.55%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,075 £31,325
90th Percentile £62,250 £58,750 £71,125
South West median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 371 192 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.34% 13.25% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 302 136 228
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +13.33%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 -2 37 £28,000 -28.21% 3
Cheltenham -12 20 £45,000 - 11
Cirencester +15 8 £55,000 +23.16% 1
Tewkesbury - 7 £37,500 - 2
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 48 (48.48%) Windows
1 48 (48.48%) Cisco
2 44 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (36.36%) WAN
3 36 (36.36%) Wireless
4 35 (35.35%) LAN
4 35 (35.35%) Linux
4 35 (35.35%) CCNA
5 32 (32.32%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (29.29%) VPN
7 25 (25.25%) TCP/IP
7 25 (25.25%) Security Cleared
7 25 (25.25%) Office 365
8 24 (24.24%) Windows Server
9 22 (22.22%) Azure
9 22 (22.22%) VMware
10 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
10 20 (20.20%) C
10 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
11 18 (18.18%) AWS
11 18 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 17 (17.17%) MS Exchange
12 17 (17.17%) CCNP
13 16 (16.16%) Degree
13 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (16.16%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (16.16%) Data Centre
14 15 (15.15%) JIRA

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 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (12.12%) Apache Spark
3 12 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.03%) Confluence
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.25%) Office 365
2 22 (22.22%) Azure
3 18 (18.18%) AWS
4 11 (11.11%) GCP
4 11 (11.11%) OpenShift
5 5 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (5.05%) IaaS
6 3 (3.03%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (3.03%) Azure Functions
6 3 (3.03%) PaaS
6 3 (3.03%) Serverless
7 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Slack
7 1 (1.01%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (36.36%) WAN
1 36 (36.36%) Wireless
2 35 (35.35%) LAN
3 29 (29.29%) VPN
4 25 (25.25%) TCP/IP
5 16 (16.16%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (13.13%) IPsec
7 11 (11.11%) HTTPS
8 10 (10.10%) BGP
8 10 (10.10%) Cisco Firepower
8 10 (10.10%) Internet
8 10 (10.10%) OSPF
9 9 (9.09%) DNS
9 9 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (8.08%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (8.08%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (8.08%) Ethernet
10 8 (8.08%) MPLS
11 7 (7.07%) HTTP
11 7 (7.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) Big Data
2 5 (5.05%) MySQL
3 3 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.01%) Impala
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.15%) JIRA
3 12 (12.12%) Bitbucket
3 12 (12.12%) git-flow
4 3 (3.03%) Selenium
4 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.01%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.01%) TestRail
General
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
1 6 (6.06%) Games
2 4 (4.04%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) German Language
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Support Engineer
2 20 (20.20%) Network Engineer
3 17 (17.17%) Consultant
4 13 (13.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Analyst
5 12 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) C++ Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) IT Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Software Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Incident Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Product Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Products Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) AngularJS
2 12 (12.12%) Kafka
3 11 (11.11%) .NET
3 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.11%) GraphQL
3 11 (11.11%) Node.js
3 11 (11.11%) React
3 11 (11.11%) REST
3 11 (11.11%) Spring
3 11 (11.11%) Spring MVC
3 11 (11.11%) Vue.js
4 4 (4.04%) CSS
4 4 (4.04%) HTML
5 3 (3.03%) CSS3
5 3 (3.03%) HTML5
5 3 (3.03%) jQuery
5 3 (3.03%) LAMP
5 3 (3.03%) Sass
6 1 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.12%) Cybercrime
3 8 (8.08%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (8.08%) PKI
4 6 (6.06%) Cyberattack
5 5 (5.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.04%) User Experience
7 3 (3.03%) Replication
8 2 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.01%) iPhone
9 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.48%) Windows
2 35 (35.35%) Linux
3 24 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.14%) Windows 10
5 14 (14.14%) Windows 7
5 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.13%) Windows 8
7 12 (12.12%) Android
8 11 (11.11%) Apple iOS
9 6 (6.06%) Solaris
10 4 (4.04%) CentOS
11 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (15.15%) Information Security
3 15 (15.15%) ITIL
4 14 (14.14%) Scrum
5 12 (12.12%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (12.12%) Kanban
5 12 (12.12%) Reverse Engineering
5 12 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.11%) API Design
6 11 (11.11%) MVC
7 10 (10.10%) Network Design
8 9 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (8.08%) Migration
9 8 (8.08%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.07%) Antivirus Management
10 7 (7.07%) Presales
11 6 (6.06%) Feasibility Study
11 6 (6.06%) Forensic Analysis
11 6 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.20%) C
2 13 (13.13%) PHP
3 12 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 10 (10.10%) Python
5 9 (9.09%) C#
6 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.06%) C++
7 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.05%) SQL
8 3 (3.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (35.35%) CCNA
3 25 (25.25%) Security Cleared
4 17 (17.17%) CCNP
5 16 (16.16%) Degree
6 14 (14.14%) MCSE
6 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (13.13%) SC Cleared
8 11 (11.11%) CISSP
8 11 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
8 11 (11.11%) GIAC
8 11 (11.11%) Linux+ Certification
8 11 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
8 11 (11.11%) SANS
8 11 (11.11%) SSCP
9 9 (9.09%) DV Cleared
10 4 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.02%) CCDP
11 2 (2.02%) CCIE
11 2 (2.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.13%) Docker
4 9 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.09%) vSphere
5 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.02%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.02%) XenApp
6 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) Kubernetes
2 8 (8.08%) SCCM
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.02%) Ansible
4 2 (2.02%) Puppet
4 2 (2.02%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.02%) vRealize
5 1 (1.01%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.01%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.01%) Oozie
5 1 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (48.48%) Cisco
2 22 (22.22%) VMware
3 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.11%) Google
4 11 (11.11%) Meraki
5 9 (9.09%) F5
5 9 (9.09%) Juniper
6 7 (7.07%) AVG
7 4 (4.04%) Citrix
7 4 (4.04%) Veeam
8 3 (3.03%) Adobe
8 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.03%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.02%) Apple
9 2 (2.02%) Dell
9 2 (2.02%) EMC
9 2 (2.02%) Huawei
10 1 (1.01%) Remedy
10 1 (1.01%) Symantec