Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 43 43
Rank change year-on-year -22 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 287 330 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.45% 5.61% 6.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.15% 31.88% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 230 291 379
Hampshire median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,750 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 1,057 1,035 1,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.38% 17.59% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 793 838 1,218
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,950 £22,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Basingstoke -26 98 £52,750 +24.12% 11
Southampton +4 52 £40,000 +25.98% 3
Farnborough +10 44 £37,500 -5.06% 5
Portsmouth -3 23 £50,000 +58.73% 3
Fleet -18 12 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Winchester -5 4 £58,500 -11.36% 2
Eastleigh -13 4 £37,500 +40.19% 2
Andover -2 3 £21,500 -33.85%
Fareham -6 3 £37,000 +16.26% 3
Waterlooville - 3 £29,000 -
Havant -14 2 £34,000 -20.00%
Romsey - 2 £31,500 -
Aldershot - 1 £30,000 -
Bordon - 1 £40,000 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 132 (45.99%) VMware
2 130 (45.30%) Cisco
3 115 (40.07%) Windows
4 97 (33.80%) Active Directory
5 84 (29.27%) Linux
6 77 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (25.78%) Microsoft
8 70 (24.39%) VPN
9 67 (23.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 64 (22.30%) Security Cleared
11 61 (21.25%) ITIL
12 58 (20.21%) WAN
13 56 (19.51%) LAN
14 53 (18.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 51 (17.77%) Windows Server
16 50 (17.42%) SC Cleared
16 50 (17.42%) Cisco ASA
17 49 (17.07%) CCNA
17 49 (17.07%) Juniper
18 48 (16.72%) Office 365
19 47 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
20 44 (15.33%) Network Security
21 41 (14.29%) DNS
22 39 (13.59%) Palo Alto
23 38 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
23 38 (13.24%) VLAN
24 34 (11.85%) vSphere
24 34 (11.85%) Wireless
25 32 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
26 31 (10.80%) F5

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 24 (8.36%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.92%) IIS
3 15 (5.23%) OpenStack
4 12 (4.18%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.44%) JBoss
6 6 (2.09%) Apache
7 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.70%) nginx
11 1 (0.35%) Confluence
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.72%) Office 365
2 32 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.14%) IaaS
5 6 (2.09%) SaaS
6 2 (0.70%) Firebase
6 2 (0.70%) G Suite
6 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.70%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.70%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.35%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 70 (24.39%) VPN
2 58 (20.21%) WAN
3 56 (19.51%) LAN
4 50 (17.42%) Cisco ASA
5 44 (15.33%) Network Security
6 41 (14.29%) DNS
7 38 (13.24%) VLAN
8 34 (11.85%) Wireless
9 30 (10.45%) VoIP
10 26 (9.06%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (8.36%) SAN
12 23 (8.01%) DHCP
13 22 (7.67%) TCP/IP
14 18 (6.27%) BGP
15 16 (5.57%) OSPF
16 15 (5.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (5.23%) IP Telephony
17 12 (4.18%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (3.83%) MPLS
18 11 (3.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.74%) RDBMS
2 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.39%) MySQL
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.35%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Ant
4 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.35%) Gradle
4 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.35%) Maven
4 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (4.53%) Finance
2 11 (3.83%) Retail
3 9 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.44%) Marketing
5 5 (1.74%) Legal
6 4 (1.39%) Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (16.72%) Architect
2 41 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 33 (11.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 32 (11.15%) Network Engineer
5 23 (8.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 22 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (7.32%) Security Architect
7 21 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (6.62%) Administrator
8 19 (6.62%) Analyst
8 19 (6.62%) IT Engineer
9 18 (6.27%) IT Support
10 16 (5.57%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (5.23%) Support Analyst
12 14 (4.88%) Consultant
12 14 (4.88%) Network Architect
13 13 (4.53%) Cybersecurity Architect
13 13 (4.53%) Presales Solution Architect
13 13 (4.53%) Security Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.18%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.14%) .NET
2 8 (2.79%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.39%) Middleware
3 4 (1.39%) Web Services
4 3 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.05%) LDAP
5 1 (0.35%) CSS
5 1 (0.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.35%) HTML
5 1 (0.35%) J2EE
5 1 (0.35%) JAXB
5 1 (0.35%) JSF
5 1 (0.35%) LAMP
5 1 (0.35%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.35%) SOAP
5 1 (0.35%) Spring
5 1 (0.35%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.35%) Spring Security
5 1 (0.35%) XHTML
5 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.27%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.57%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (4.88%) Public Cloud
6 12 (4.18%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 8 (2.79%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.09%) NHS
10 5 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.74%) Replication
11 3 (1.05%) FMCG
11 3 (1.05%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.70%) Clustering
12 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.70%) EPoS
12 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 115 (40.07%) Windows
2 84 (29.27%) Linux
3 51 (17.77%) Windows Server
4 27 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (8.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.92%) Windows 10
7 15 (5.23%) Windows 7
8 14 (4.88%) Unix
9 12 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.79%) CentOS
10 8 (2.79%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.09%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.39%) Debian
13 3 (1.05%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.25%) ITIL
2 53 (18.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 38 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (6.27%) Migration
6 18 (6.27%) Project Management
7 16 (5.57%) Information Security
7 16 (5.57%) Presales
7 16 (5.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (5.23%) Change Management
9 14 (4.88%) Network Design
9 14 (4.88%) Time Management
10 13 (4.53%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (4.18%) Customer Requirements
12 11 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.83%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (3.83%) Logistics
12 11 (3.83%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.67%) PowerShell
2 13 (4.53%) Bash Shell
2 13 (4.53%) Python
2 13 (4.53%) SQL
3 7 (2.44%) R
4 3 (1.05%) Perl
4 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.70%) C
5 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.35%) Java
6 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 77 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (22.30%) Security Cleared
3 50 (17.42%) SC Cleared
4 49 (17.07%) CCNA
5 23 (8.01%) DV Cleared
5 23 (8.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (7.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (7.32%) MCSE
8 20 (6.97%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (6.62%) Degree
10 15 (5.23%) CCNP
11 12 (4.18%) CCIE
11 12 (4.18%) CISSP
12 11 (3.83%) CCDP
12 11 (3.83%) CISM
12 11 (3.83%) JNCIS
13 9 (3.14%) JNCIP
14 8 (2.79%) JNCIE
15 7 (2.44%) LPIC
15 7 (2.44%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.97%) SLA
2 11 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.83%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.48%) Government Security Classifications
4 4 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.05%) GDPR
6 1 (0.35%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.35%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.35%) PMO
6 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 97 (33.80%) Active Directory
2 67 (23.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (11.85%) vSphere
4 27 (9.41%) Hyper-V
5 26 (9.06%) vCloud
6 19 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (5.92%) VMware NSX
8 11 (3.83%) Docker
9 8 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.05%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.05%) XenApp
11 2 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.70%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.70%) UAG
11 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (4.88%) Puppet
2 12 (4.18%) Ansible
3 11 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.83%) Terraform
4 7 (2.44%) FortiGate
4 7 (2.44%) SCCM
4 7 (2.44%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.05%) Kibana
5 3 (1.05%) logstash
5 3 (1.05%) Nagios
5 3 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (1.05%) SELinux
5 3 (1.05%) vRealize
6 2 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.70%) PowerCLI
6 2 (0.70%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 132 (45.99%) VMware
2 130 (45.30%) Cisco
3 74 (25.78%) Microsoft
4 49 (17.07%) Juniper
5 39 (13.59%) Palo Alto
6 31 (10.80%) F5
7 28 (9.76%) Fortinet
8 22 (7.67%) HP
9 18 (6.27%) CheckPoint
9 18 (6.27%) Oracle
10 17 (5.92%) Ivanti
11 16 (5.57%) Veeam
12 14 (4.88%) Brocade
13 13 (4.53%) Riverbed
14 12 (4.18%) Dell
15 10 (3.48%) 3PAR
15 10 (3.48%) Red Hat
16 8 (2.79%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.44%) Avaya
17 7 (2.44%) Citrix