Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 54 54
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 339 301 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.74% 4.86% 4.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.57% 22.36% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 298 229 274
Hampshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,675 £26,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,875 £60,000 £64,394
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +8.43%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,109 1,346 1,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 15.50% 21.71% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 910 1,068 1,270
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Hampshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Hampshire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Hampshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Hampshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Southampton +36 91 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Basingstoke -5 85 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Portsmouth +1 42 £37,500 +3.45% 6
Farnborough -8 29 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Fareham -1 25 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Waterlooville - 20 £30,500 -
Eastleigh - 14 £26,500 -
Winchester -19 8 £58,500 +105.26% 2
Lyndhurst - 7 £21,500 -
Fleet -21 3 £49,500 +34.69%
Andover -10 1 £25,000 -23.08%
Gosport - 1 £18,250 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 185 (54.57%) Windows
2 134 (39.53%) Active Directory
3 115 (33.92%) Microsoft
4 109 (32.15%) DNS
5 108 (31.86%) VMware
6 107 (31.56%) Windows Server
7 105 (30.97%) Cisco
8 93 (27.43%) WAN
9 90 (26.55%) Linux
10 86 (25.37%) DHCP
11 83 (24.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 77 (22.71%) Office 365
13 76 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 74 (21.83%) VPN
15 72 (21.24%) LAN
15 72 (21.24%) Cisco Certification
16 64 (18.88%) Security Cleared
16 64 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
17 61 (17.99%) PowerShell
17 61 (17.99%) Hyper-V
18 59 (17.40%) Microsoft Office
19 57 (16.81%) SC Cleared
20 54 (15.93%) ITIL
21 53 (15.63%) Data Centre
22 52 (15.34%) Windows Server 2012
23 50 (14.75%) SQL
24 45 (13.27%) Wi-Fi
25 44 (12.98%) Wireless
25 44 (12.98%) MS Exchange
26 42 (12.39%) Analytical Skills

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 44 (12.98%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.67%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.01%) IIS
4 14 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.24%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.06%) CMS
8 6 (1.77%) Apache
9 3 (0.88%) Confluence
9 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.59%) JBoss
10 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.29%) nginx
11 1 (0.29%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (17.40%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.77%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 77 (22.71%) Office 365
2 76 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (6.78%) SaaS
5 12 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (3.24%) PaaS
7 10 (2.95%) IaaS
8 3 (0.88%) Firebase
9 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.59%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.29%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 109 (32.15%) DNS
2 93 (27.43%) WAN
3 86 (25.37%) DHCP
4 74 (21.83%) VPN
5 72 (21.24%) LAN
6 45 (13.27%) Wi-Fi
7 44 (12.98%) Wireless
8 41 (12.09%) Cisco ASA
9 40 (11.80%) Network Security
9 40 (11.80%) VLAN
10 38 (11.21%) BGP
11 36 (10.62%) MPLS
12 34 (10.03%) OSPF
13 33 (9.73%) IPsec
14 29 (8.55%) VoIP
15 28 (8.26%) SAN
16 27 (7.96%) TCP/IP
17 26 (7.67%) SSL
18 22 (6.49%) NetScaler
19 21 (6.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.88%) MySQL
4 2 (0.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.29%) Ingres
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.95%) Fiddler
1 10 (2.95%) LINQPad
2 9 (2.65%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.29%) JIRA
5 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (6.19%) Finance
2 7 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.18%) Retail
4 3 (0.88%) Marketing
5 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.59%) Banking
5 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.29%) French Language
6 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (18.88%) Network Engineer
2 54 (15.93%) Support Engineer
3 41 (12.09%) IT Support
4 35 (10.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 33 (9.73%) Consultant
6 27 (7.96%) Analyst
7 26 (7.67%) Architect
8 25 (7.37%) IT Engineer
9 24 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 24 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 24 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (6.49%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (5.01%) Firewall Engineer
14 16 (4.72%) IT Support Engineer
15 14 (4.13%) Operations Engineer
16 13 (3.83%) Field Engineer
16 13 (3.83%) Support Analyst
17 12 (3.54%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.13%) LDAP
2 10 (2.95%) LINQ
2 10 (2.95%) Web Services
3 4 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.88%) HTML
4 3 (0.88%) Middleware
5 2 (0.59%) HTML5
5 2 (0.59%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.59%) SAP CAF
6 1 (0.29%) Ajax
6 1 (0.29%) CSS
6 1 (0.29%) JSON
6 1 (0.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.29%) Node.js
6 1 (0.29%) REST
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 42 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.78%) Clustering
4 18 (5.31%) Replication
5 8 (2.36%) PKI
5 8 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.77%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.47%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.18%) User Experience
10 3 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.59%) Arduino
11 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.59%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.59%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 185 (54.57%) Windows
2 107 (31.56%) Windows Server
3 90 (26.55%) Linux
4 64 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (15.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (11.80%) Windows 7
7 34 (10.03%) Windows 10
8 23 (6.78%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.83%) Unix
10 11 (3.24%) Ubuntu
11 10 (2.95%) VMS
12 9 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.36%) CentOS
14 6 (1.77%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.88%) AIX
15 3 (0.88%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.59%) Android
17 1 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.93%) ITIL
2 34 (10.03%) Load Balancing
3 26 (7.67%) DevOps
4 24 (7.08%) High Availability
4 24 (7.08%) Information Security
5 23 (6.78%) Migration
6 22 (6.49%) Task Automation
7 20 (5.90%) Mentoring
8 18 (5.31%) Problem Management
9 17 (5.01%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (4.42%) Network Design
12 14 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (4.13%) Change Control
13 13 (3.83%) Network Management
13 13 (3.83%) Project Management
13 13 (3.83%) Security Architecture
13 13 (3.83%) SIEM
14 12 (3.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.99%) PowerShell
2 50 (14.75%) SQL
3 33 (9.73%) Python
4 31 (9.14%) Bash Shell
5 25 (7.37%) Perl
6 12 (3.54%) C#
7 6 (1.77%) C
8 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.59%) C++
9 2 (0.59%) R
9 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.29%) Groovy
10 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 72 (21.24%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (18.88%) Security Cleared
3 57 (16.81%) SC Cleared
4 36 (10.62%) CCNA
5 29 (8.55%) CCNP
6 22 (6.49%) CISSP
7 21 (6.19%) DV Cleared
8 17 (5.01%) CCDP
9 15 (4.42%) Degree
10 14 (4.13%) CISM
11 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (2.95%) MCSE
13 7 (2.06%) CCIE
14 6 (1.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (1.77%) CCSP
15 5 (1.47%) JNCIS
16 4 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
16 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 3 (0.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 34 (10.03%) PCI DSS
2 29 (8.55%) SLA
3 20 (5.90%) HIPAA
4 9 (2.65%) QA
5 6 (1.77%) GDPR
6 3 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (0.88%) GPG13
6 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.59%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.59%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.59%) RMADS
System Software
1 134 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 83 (24.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (17.99%) Hyper-V
4 25 (7.37%) vSphere
5 23 (6.78%) VMware NSX
6 17 (5.01%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (4.42%) Docker
8 13 (3.83%) vCloud
9 10 (2.95%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.06%) XenApp
11 6 (1.77%) KVM
11 6 (1.77%) NFS
11 6 (1.77%) oVirt
11 6 (1.77%) pfSense
11 6 (1.77%) Samba
12 5 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (1.18%) XenServer
14 2 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.59%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (10.03%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (7.67%) Terraform
3 21 (6.19%) Puppet
4 19 (5.60%) vCenter Server
5 17 (5.01%) Ansible
6 14 (4.13%) Kibana
7 12 (3.54%) Kubernetes
8 11 (3.24%) WSUS
9 9 (2.65%) vRealize
10 8 (2.36%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (2.36%) FortiGate
10 8 (2.36%) Nagios
11 7 (2.06%) SCCM
12 6 (1.77%) Bacula
12 6 (1.77%) PowerCLI
12 6 (1.77%) vMotion
13 4 (1.18%) logstash
13 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.88%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 115 (33.92%) Microsoft
2 108 (31.86%) VMware
3 105 (30.97%) Cisco
4 39 (11.50%) Juniper
5 27 (7.96%) HP
5 27 (7.96%) Palo Alto
6 24 (7.08%) F5
7 17 (5.01%) Blue Coat
8 15 (4.42%) Veeam
9 14 (4.13%) CheckPoint
9 14 (4.13%) Citrix
10 13 (3.83%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.54%) ArcSight
11 12 (3.54%) Google
12 11 (3.24%) BMC
12 11 (3.24%) Dell
13 10 (2.95%) Brocade
14 9 (2.65%) Infoblox
14 9 (2.65%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.36%) Lumension