Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 65 44
Rank change year-on-year +25 -21 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 116 119 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.16% 5.33% 6.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.65% 26.98% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 109 91 126
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.53% -10.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £82,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 272 441 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.13% 19.75% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 229 358 340
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £77,500
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +45 37 £50,000 +38.89%
Cheltenham +14 26 £40,000 -21.95% 2
Cirencester -15 7 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Tewkesbury -2 2 £25,000 -23.08%
Lydney - 2 £45,000 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 74 (63.79%) Windows
2 50 (43.10%) Security Cleared
3 45 (38.79%) DV Cleared
4 44 (37.93%) Windows Server
5 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 38 (32.76%) C
6 38 (32.76%) VMware
7 37 (31.90%) Active Directory
8 36 (31.03%) TCP/IP
9 35 (30.17%) Hyper-V
10 32 (27.59%) Cisco
11 31 (26.72%) ITIL
12 30 (25.86%) Linux
12 30 (25.86%) CISSP
13 29 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
14 27 (23.28%) PowerShell
15 26 (22.41%) Intrusion Detection
15 26 (22.41%) Degree
16 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
17 24 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (19.83%) Service Management
18 23 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (18.97%) Office 365
19 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (18.97%) Information Security
20 21 (18.10%) Service Delivery
20 21 (18.10%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (18.10%) Network Security
21 20 (17.24%) Bash Shell

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 (14.66%) SharePoint
2 15 (12.93%) IIS
3 13 (11.21%) MS Exchange
4 11 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.03%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (18.97%) Office 365
3 19 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.31%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (4.31%) SoftLayer
4 5 (4.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) IaaS
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 26 (22.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (18.10%) Network Security
4 19 (16.38%) Internet
4 19 (16.38%) VPN
5 18 (15.52%) Wireless
6 17 (14.66%) LAN
7 16 (13.79%) WAN
8 15 (12.93%) DNS
9 12 (10.34%) DHCP
10 10 (8.62%) FCoE
10 10 (8.62%) HTTP
10 10 (8.62%) SNMP
11 8 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (6.90%) SSL
12 7 (6.03%) MPLS
12 7 (6.03%) VLAN
13 6 (5.17%) NetScaler
13 6 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (4.31%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) Big Data
2 8 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.03%) Apache Hive
4 6 (5.17%) MySQL
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) JIRA
2 10 (8.62%) Redmine
3 6 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (5.17%) Bitbucket
3 6 (5.17%) CodeSonar
3 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.17%) git-flow
3 6 (5.17%) Robot Framework
3 6 (5.17%) Selenium
4 2 (1.72%) Burp Suite
4 2 (1.72%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (9.48%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Games
3 7 (6.03%) Advertising
4 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.31%) Marketing
4 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.45%) Electronics
6 2 (1.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (11.21%) Network Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) IT Engineer
4 11 (9.48%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Information Assurance Leader
6 9 (7.76%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Consultant
8 7 (6.03%) Information Manager
8 7 (6.03%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Information Assurance Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Customer Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) Web Services
2 9 (7.76%) Java EE
2 9 (7.76%) STL
3 7 (6.03%) .NET
3 7 (6.03%) REST
4 6 (5.17%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.17%) Django
4 6 (5.17%) LAMP
4 6 (5.17%) Node.js
4 6 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (5.17%) SOAP
4 6 (5.17%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.34%) CESG
3 12 (10.34%) CESG CLAS
4 9 (7.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.31%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (2.59%) iPad
8 2 (1.72%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 74 (63.79%) Windows
2 44 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 30 (25.86%) Linux
4 29 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (13.79%) Windows 10
6 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.03%) Android
8 7 (6.03%) Apple iOS
8 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.17%) Mac OS X
9 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.31%) Unix
11 2 (1.72%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) ITIL
2 29 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (19.83%) Service Management
4 22 (18.97%) Information Security
5 21 (18.10%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (18.10%) Service Delivery
6 19 (16.38%) ITIL V3
6 19 (16.38%) ITSM
7 18 (15.52%) Proactive Management
8 17 (14.66%) Problem Management
9 16 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (12.93%) Mentoring
10 15 (12.93%) Network Virtualisation
10 15 (12.93%) Software Engineering
11 14 (12.07%) Information Assurance
11 14 (12.07%) User Stories
12 10 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (8.62%) High Availability
13 9 (7.76%) Boundary Protection
13 9 (7.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.76%) C
2 27 (23.28%) PowerShell
3 20 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 14 (12.07%) Python
5 10 (8.62%) Java
5 10 (8.62%) Korn
5 10 (8.62%) PHP
6 9 (7.76%) C#
6 9 (7.76%) C++
6 9 (7.76%) Objective-C
7 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.31%) Perl
9 2 (1.72%) SQL
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (43.10%) Security Cleared
2 45 (38.79%) DV Cleared
3 30 (25.86%) CISSP
4 26 (22.41%) Degree
5 24 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (16.38%) CCNA
7 16 (13.79%) GIAC
7 16 (13.79%) MCSE
7 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (13.79%) Network+ Certification
8 15 (12.93%) Linux+ Certification
8 15 (12.93%) SANS
8 15 (12.93%) SSCP
9 14 (12.07%) CESG Certified Professional
9 14 (12.07%) CLAS
9 14 (12.07%) CompTIA Security+
9 14 (12.07%) IISP
10 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
11 7 (6.03%) Master's Degree
12 5 (4.31%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 14 (12.07%) RMADS
3 4 (3.45%) GDPR
4 2 (1.72%) PMO
4 2 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (31.90%) Active Directory
2 35 (30.17%) Hyper-V
3 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (14.66%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (12.07%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (8.62%) NFS
6 10 (8.62%) Samba
6 10 (8.62%) VMware NSX
7 9 (7.76%) BitLocker
8 6 (5.17%) Docker
8 6 (5.17%) vSphere
9 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.86%) Snort
10 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) SCCM
2 16 (13.79%) Puppet
3 11 (9.48%) Nagios
4 10 (8.62%) Ansible
4 10 (8.62%) vCenter Server
5 9 (7.76%) SCOM
5 9 (7.76%) SCVMM
6 8 (6.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (5.17%) Salt
8 2 (1.72%) Nessus
8 2 (1.72%) Nmap
8 2 (1.72%) QRadar
9 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.86%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 38 (32.76%) VMware
3 32 (27.59%) Cisco
4 17 (14.66%) Citrix
4 17 (14.66%) McAfee
5 11 (9.48%) SolarWinds
6 10 (8.62%) EMC
6 10 (8.62%) NetApp
7 9 (7.76%) Meraki
8 8 (6.90%) Avaya
9 7 (6.03%) Aruba
9 7 (6.03%) Sophos
10 6 (5.17%) Dell
11 5 (4.31%) Apple
11 5 (4.31%) AVG
11 5 (4.31%) HP
12 4 (3.45%) SAP
13 3 (2.59%) LogRhythm
14 2 (1.72%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.72%) AlienVault