Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 44 59
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 348 394 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.41% 5.75% 4.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.72% 25.67% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 307 311 343
Hampshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,900 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,400
South East median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +3.53% +6.25%

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 1097 1535 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.06% 22.39% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1262 1216
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +16 90 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Southampton +19 61 £32,500 -16.13% 4
Portsmouth -5 51 £34,500 -13.75% 4
Farnborough +8 48 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Winchester +2 14 £66,000 +131.58% 1
Fareham -8 11 £33,500 +21.82% 1
Waterlooville - 11 £30,500 - 1
Eastleigh - 9 £26,500 - 1
Fleet -3 5 £49,750 +50.76%
Havant -6 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Petersfield +7 2 £29,000 +1.75%
Liss - 2 £26,000 -
Lyndhurst - 2 £21,500 - 1
Gosport - 2 £18,250 -
Andover 0 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 179 (51.44%) Windows
2 151 (43.39%) Cisco
3 139 (39.94%) Active Directory
4 138 (39.66%) VMware
5 126 (36.21%) Microsoft
6 119 (34.20%) WAN
7 112 (32.18%) Windows Server
8 109 (31.32%) DNS
9 105 (30.17%) Linux
10 104 (29.89%) Cisco Certification
11 96 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 93 (26.72%) VPN
13 90 (25.86%) Juniper
14 85 (24.43%) LAN
15 83 (23.85%) ITIL
16 76 (21.84%) TCP/IP
17 74 (21.26%) DHCP
17 74 (21.26%) Data Centre
18 69 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
19 64 (18.39%) Cisco ASA
20 61 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
21 56 (16.09%) MPLS
22 55 (15.80%) Load Balancing
23 54 (15.52%) Security Cleared
24 53 (15.23%) Hyper-V
24 53 (15.23%) CCNA
24 53 (15.23%) MS Exchange
25 51 (14.66%) BGP
26 50 (14.37%) CCNP
27 47 (13.51%) HP

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 53 (15.23%) MS Exchange
2 31 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (6.90%) IIS
5 16 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (4.60%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.01%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.86%) JBoss
8 2 (0.57%) Apache
8 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.29%) nginx
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.29%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 34 (9.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (11.49%) Office 365
3 23 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.31%) IaaS
5 12 (3.45%) SaaS
6 11 (3.16%) PaaS
7 5 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 119 (34.20%) WAN
2 109 (31.32%) DNS
3 93 (26.72%) VPN
4 85 (24.43%) LAN
5 76 (21.84%) TCP/IP
6 74 (21.26%) DHCP
7 64 (18.39%) Cisco ASA
8 56 (16.09%) MPLS
9 51 (14.66%) BGP
10 44 (12.64%) VoIP
11 42 (12.07%) OSPF
12 38 (10.92%) Wireless
13 35 (10.06%) VLAN
13 35 (10.06%) Wi-Fi
14 32 (9.20%) Internet
14 32 (9.20%) SSL
15 31 (8.91%) SAN
16 28 (8.05%) Network Security
17 21 (6.03%) IPsec
18 18 (5.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.01%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.86%) MySQL
5 2 (0.57%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.57%) Ingres
5 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.57%) Fiddler
2 2 (0.57%) LINQPad
3 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.29%) WinAutomation
General
1 26 (7.47%) Finance
2 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.44%) Banking
5 4 (1.15%) Retail
6 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.57%) Automotive
7 2 (0.57%) Law
7 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (21.26%) Network Engineer
2 62 (17.82%) Consultant
3 40 (11.49%) Support Engineer
4 37 (10.63%) Analyst
5 27 (7.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 25 (7.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (6.90%) IT Support
8 22 (6.32%) Architect
9 21 (6.03%) IT Engineer
10 20 (5.75%) Support Analyst
11 19 (5.46%) Network Consultant
11 19 (5.46%) Security Engineer
12 18 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
13 17 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 16 (4.60%) IT Consultant
15 15 (4.31%) VMware Consultant
16 14 (4.02%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
16 14 (4.02%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.86%) HTML
2 2 (0.57%) HTML5
2 2 (0.57%) LINQ
2 2 (0.57%) Middleware
2 2 (0.57%) Web Services
2 2 (0.57%) XML
3 1 (0.29%) Ajax
3 1 (0.29%) COM
3 1 (0.29%) CSS
3 1 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.29%) JSON
3 1 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.29%) Node.js
3 1 (0.29%) REST
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.29%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.26%) Data Centre
2 29 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.47%) Clustering
4 21 (6.03%) Replication
5 16 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.87%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.44%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.44%) PKI
9 4 (1.15%) CESG
9 4 (1.15%) CMDB
9 4 (1.15%) User Experience
9 4 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.57%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.57%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (0.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 179 (51.44%) Windows
2 112 (32.18%) Windows Server
3 105 (30.17%) Linux
4 69 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (9.48%) Windows 10
7 31 (8.91%) Windows 7
8 21 (6.03%) Unix
9 16 (4.60%) Windows 8
9 16 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.87%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.87%) CentOS
12 9 (2.59%) Ubuntu
13 7 (2.01%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.44%) Android
15 2 (0.57%) AIX
15 2 (0.57%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.57%) VMS
16 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (23.85%) ITIL
2 55 (15.80%) Load Balancing
3 33 (9.48%) Service Delivery
4 31 (8.91%) Information Security
5 29 (8.33%) Presales
6 28 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (8.05%) Problem Management
7 27 (7.76%) High Availability
8 26 (7.47%) Migration
9 23 (6.61%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (6.32%) Server Building
11 21 (6.03%) Security Architecture
12 20 (5.75%) Data Protection
12 20 (5.75%) Network Design
13 19 (5.46%) SIEM
14 18 (5.17%) Change Control
15 16 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (4.31%) DevOps
16 15 (4.31%) DRM
16 15 (4.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.93%) PowerShell
1 45 (12.93%) SQL
2 22 (6.32%) Python
3 19 (5.46%) Bash Shell
4 17 (4.89%) Perl
5 6 (1.72%) C
6 5 (1.44%) Java
7 4 (1.15%) C#
8 3 (0.86%) C++
8 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.57%) Groovy
10 1 (0.29%) PHP
10 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (29.89%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (15.52%) Security Cleared
3 53 (15.23%) CCNA
4 50 (14.37%) CCNP
5 44 (12.64%) SC Cleared
6 33 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (8.05%) MCSE
8 27 (7.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (7.18%) CISSP
10 22 (6.32%) CISM
10 22 (6.32%) DV Cleared
11 18 (5.17%) CCIE
12 17 (4.89%) CCDP
12 17 (4.89%) Degree
12 17 (4.89%) MCP
13 16 (4.60%) JNCIP
13 16 (4.60%) MCITP
14 14 (4.02%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (2.87%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (10.92%) SLA
3 24 (6.90%) PCI DSS
4 16 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (3.45%) HIPAA
6 4 (1.15%) GDPR
7 3 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.57%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.57%) RMADS
9 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 139 (39.94%) Active Directory
2 96 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (15.23%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.02%) Terminal Services
5 12 (3.45%) VMware NSX
6 11 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (3.16%) vSphere
7 8 (2.30%) KVM
7 8 (2.30%) vCloud
8 6 (1.72%) Docker
8 6 (1.72%) NFS
8 6 (1.72%) oVirt
8 6 (1.72%) pfSense
8 6 (1.72%) Samba
8 6 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.44%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.44%) XenServer
10 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (6.03%) vCenter Server
2 18 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.31%) Backup Exec
4 14 (4.02%) Puppet
5 13 (3.74%) Ansible
6 12 (3.45%) Terraform
7 10 (2.87%) Nagios
8 9 (2.59%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (2.59%) FortiGate
9 7 (2.01%) vRealize
9 7 (2.01%) WSUS
10 6 (1.72%) Bacula
10 6 (1.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 6 (1.72%) Kubernetes
11 4 (1.15%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.15%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (1.15%) SCCM
11 4 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 151 (43.39%) Cisco
2 138 (39.66%) VMware
3 126 (36.21%) Microsoft
4 90 (25.86%) Juniper
5 47 (13.51%) HP
6 40 (11.49%) Palo Alto
7 27 (7.76%) F5
8 25 (7.18%) Dell
8 25 (7.18%) Veeam
9 21 (6.03%) Symantec
10 20 (5.75%) Extreme Networks
11 18 (5.17%) Red Hat
11 18 (5.17%) WatchGuard
12 17 (4.89%) Brocade
13 16 (4.60%) Blue Coat
13 16 (4.60%) CheckPoint
14 15 (4.31%) Apple
14 15 (4.31%) NetApp
14 15 (4.31%) ProCurve
15 14 (4.02%) ZyXEL