Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 48 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 82 109 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.25% 7.23% 6.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.32% 36.45% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 60 99 120
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,375 £32,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £68,000 £67,750
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% +8.11% -0.34%

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 214 299 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.69% 19.84% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 160 249 403
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,875 £62,000 £65,000
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +8 22 £40,000 - 4
Gloucester -17 10 £30,000 -34.78% 8
Cirencester -1 2 £43,579 -3.16%
Tewkesbury - 2 £35,000 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 51 (62.20%) Security Cleared
2 50 (60.98%) DV Cleared
3 44 (53.66%) Windows
4 43 (52.44%) C
5 32 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (36.59%) Systems Engineering
7 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
8 28 (34.15%) Linux
9 27 (32.93%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (31.71%) LAN
11 24 (29.27%) CCNA
12 23 (28.05%) Cisco
13 22 (26.83%) TCP/IP
14 21 (25.61%) CISSP
14 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (25.61%) MCSE
15 20 (24.39%) SSCP
15 20 (24.39%) Network+ Certification
15 20 (24.39%) Linux+ Certification
15 20 (24.39%) GIAC
15 20 (24.39%) User Stories
15 20 (24.39%) Bash Shell
15 20 (24.39%) Puppet
15 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
15 20 (24.39%) JIRA
15 20 (24.39%) SANS
15 20 (24.39%) CompTIA Security+
16 19 (23.17%) HTTP
16 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
17 18 (21.95%) PowerShell

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 (15.85%) Apache Pig
2 9 (10.98%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Office 365
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.44%) SoftLayer
5 1 (1.22%) IaaS
5 1 (1.22%) PaaS
5 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) LAN
2 22 (26.83%) TCP/IP
3 19 (23.17%) HTTP
4 14 (17.07%) Ethernet
5 13 (15.85%) SSL
5 13 (15.85%) VPN
6 10 (12.20%) Network Security
6 10 (12.20%) Wireless
7 9 (10.98%) OSPF
7 9 (10.98%) WAN
8 8 (9.76%) MPLS
9 7 (8.54%) FCoE
9 7 (8.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (8.54%) SNMP
9 7 (8.54%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (7.32%) 2G
10 6 (7.32%) 4G
10 6 (7.32%) GSM
10 6 (7.32%) IPsec
10 6 (7.32%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.85%) Apache Hive
2 13 (15.85%) Big Data
2 13 (15.85%) Hadoop
2 13 (15.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) JIRA
2 13 (15.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (15.85%) Bitbucket
2 13 (15.85%) CodeSonar
2 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.85%) git-flow
2 13 (15.85%) Robot Framework
2 13 (15.85%) Selenium
3 7 (8.54%) Redmine
4 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (8.54%) Games
1 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.88%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) C# Software Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Java Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) IT Trainer
7 6 (7.32%) Technical Trainer
7 6 (7.32%) Trainer
8 5 (6.10%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) IT Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 13 (15.85%) .NET Framework
2 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
2 13 (15.85%) Django
2 13 (15.85%) Java EE
2 13 (15.85%) LAMP
2 13 (15.85%) Node.js
2 13 (15.85%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (15.85%) REST
2 13 (15.85%) SOAP
2 13 (15.85%) Spring MVC
2 13 (15.85%) STL
3 4 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.32%) PKI
5 4 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.66%) Cybercrime
6 3 (3.66%) Replication
7 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.22%) CESG
8 1 (1.22%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.22%) Fintech
8 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (53.66%) Windows
2 28 (34.15%) Linux
3 18 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 14 (17.07%) Android
4 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
5 13 (15.85%) Mac OS X
6 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) Systems Engineering
2 27 (32.93%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (24.39%) Software Engineering
3 20 (24.39%) User Stories
4 18 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (19.51%) Network Design
6 15 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (17.07%) Scrum
8 13 (15.85%) API Design
8 13 (15.85%) Coaching
8 13 (15.85%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (15.85%) Kanban
8 13 (15.85%) Multithreading
8 13 (15.85%) Reverse Engineering
8 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
9 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.20%) Software Delivery
10 9 (10.98%) ITIL
10 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) C
2 20 (24.39%) Bash Shell
3 18 (21.95%) PowerShell
4 14 (17.07%) Python
5 13 (15.85%) C#
5 13 (15.85%) C++
5 13 (15.85%) Java
5 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.85%) Objective-C
5 13 (15.85%) PHP
6 7 (8.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (62.20%) Security Cleared
2 50 (60.98%) DV Cleared
3 32 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (29.27%) CCNA
5 21 (25.61%) CISSP
5 21 (25.61%) MCSE
5 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (24.39%) CompTIA Security+
6 20 (24.39%) GIAC
6 20 (24.39%) Linux+ Certification
6 20 (24.39%) Network+ Certification
6 20 (24.39%) SANS
6 20 (24.39%) SSCP
7 12 (14.63%) Degree
8 11 (13.41%) CCNP
9 1 (1.22%) HNC
9 1 (1.22%) HND
9 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.22%) OSCP
9 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
1 16 (19.51%) vSphere
2 13 (15.85%) Docker
3 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.54%) NFS
5 7 (8.54%) Samba
5 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (8.54%) VMware NSX
6 4 (4.88%) BitLocker
6 4 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.66%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) Puppet
2 13 (15.85%) Salt
3 7 (8.54%) Ansible
3 7 (8.54%) Nagios
3 7 (8.54%) vCenter Server
4 5 (6.10%) SCOM
5 4 (4.88%) SCCM
5 4 (4.88%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.44%) WSUS
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.05%) Cisco
3 16 (19.51%) VMware
4 7 (8.54%) EMC
4 7 (8.54%) NetApp
4 7 (8.54%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.32%) Juniper
6 4 (4.88%) McAfee
7 3 (3.66%) Dell
7 3 (3.66%) Meraki
7 3 (3.66%) Splunk
8 2 (2.44%) Apple
8 2 (2.44%) AVG
8 2 (2.44%) Veeam
9 1 (1.22%) Citrix
9 1 (1.22%) F5
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle
9 1 (1.22%) Radware
9 1 (1.22%) SAP
9 1 (1.22%) Symantec