Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Somerset
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 44 68
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 32 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 3.66% 4.19% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.95% 30.19% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 19
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £48,750 £49,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +17.24%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 61 106 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.93% 13.89% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 95 89
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,691
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.07% -10.77%
10th Percentile £28,100 £28,500 £26,450
90th Percentile £81,950 £67,250 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% - +6.25%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Somerset

Firewall
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Somerset.

Salary trend for Firewall in Somerset

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Somerset over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Somerset

Firewall
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
Bath -7 9 £38,000 +4.11%
Yeovil - 5 £42,500 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
2 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (64.29%) VLAN
2 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
3 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) Wireless
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) MPLS
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
6 5 (35.71%) SonicWALL
6 5 (35.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (35.71%) Information Security
6 5 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (35.71%) Server Management
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (28.57%) FireEye

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) VLAN
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) Wireless
5 5 (35.71%) MPLS
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) CouchDB
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) IT Manager
1 5 (35.71%) IT Services Manager
1 5 (35.71%) IT Technical Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Service Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Services Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2016
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (35.71%) Server Management
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 3 (21.43%) Python
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCIE
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) CCENT
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Btrfs
3 2 (14.29%) Ceph
3 2 (14.29%) DRBD
3 2 (14.29%) Firmware
3 2 (14.29%) KVM
3 2 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Check_MK
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) SonicWALL
4 4 (28.57%) F5
4 4 (28.57%) FireEye
4 4 (28.57%) Infoblox
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Meraki
6 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto