Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Somerset
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 68 54
Rank change year-on-year +36 -14 +46
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 57 34 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 6.67% 3.16% 4.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 25.95% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 56 33 41
Median annual salary £41,250 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.01% +12.31% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £28,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

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 171 131 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.00% 12.19% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 149 93 119
Median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +41.79% -16.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £70,000 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +12.58%

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 +3 25 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Glastonbury - 11 £42,500 -
Yeovil - 8 £42,500 - 1
Clevedon - 5 £31,500 -
Taunton +13 2 - -
Street - 1 £30,000 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 40 (70.18%) Cisco
2 28 (49.12%) Windows
3 24 (42.11%) Office 365
4 23 (40.35%) Windows Server
4 23 (40.35%) VLAN
5 22 (38.60%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (36.84%) Linux
6 21 (36.84%) VMware
7 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (35.09%) Data Centre
8 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
8 19 (33.33%) DNS
9 17 (29.82%) Juniper
9 17 (29.82%) LAN
9 17 (29.82%) WAN
9 17 (29.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (29.82%) Hyper-V
9 17 (29.82%) Meraki
10 16 (28.07%) DHCP
10 16 (28.07%) SharePoint
11 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 15 (26.32%) Windows 10
12 14 (24.56%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (24.56%) Network Security
13 13 (22.81%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (21.05%) iPhone
14 12 (21.05%) iPad
14 12 (21.05%) Degree
14 12 (21.05%) Finance
14 12 (21.05%) Active Directory

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 16 (28.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.11%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Azure
3 6 (10.53%) SaaS
4 4 (7.02%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.51%) AWS
5 2 (3.51%) GCP
6 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) VLAN
2 19 (33.33%) DNS
3 17 (29.82%) LAN
3 17 (29.82%) WAN
4 16 (28.07%) DHCP
5 14 (24.56%) Network Security
5 14 (24.56%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
6 11 (19.30%) VPN
7 10 (17.54%) Wireless
8 9 (15.79%) Cisco IPT
8 9 (15.79%) IP Telephony
9 8 (14.04%) MPLS
9 8 (14.04%) SAN
10 2 (3.51%) PABX
11 1 (1.75%) Internet
11 1 (1.75%) SSL
11 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Ignite
2 1 (1.75%) Redis
2 1 (1.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) GitLab
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) IT Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) IT Support
2 10 (17.54%) Network Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) IT Services Manager
4 8 (14.04%) IT Technical Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Service Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Technical Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Technical Services Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Administrator
6 6 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Desktop Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.02%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.05%) iPad
2 12 (21.05%) iPhone
3 9 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.75%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Windows Server
3 21 (36.84%) Linux
4 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 15 (26.32%) Windows 10
6 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.51%) VMS
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.75%) CentOS
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (29.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (17.54%) Information Security
5 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
6 8 (14.04%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (14.04%) Server Management
7 6 (10.53%) Coaching
7 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.53%) ITIL
8 4 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.02%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.26%) Technology Roadmap
10 2 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (3.51%) Migration
10 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
1 6 (10.53%) Python
2 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) Ruby
4 2 (3.51%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) Go
5 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.05%) Degree
3 11 (19.30%) CCNA
4 9 (15.79%) CCIE
4 9 (15.79%) CCNP
5 3 (5.26%) CCENT
5 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.51%) MCP
6 2 (3.51%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) CISSP
7 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) RHCE
7 1 (1.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Hyper-V
2 13 (22.81%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.26%) Firmware
5 3 (5.26%) KVM
5 3 (5.26%) Xen
6 2 (3.51%) Btrfs
6 2 (3.51%) Ceph
6 2 (3.51%) Docker
6 2 (3.51%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.51%) Check_MK
2 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.51%) Nagios
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Grafana
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Terraform
3 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (70.18%) Cisco
2 21 (36.84%) VMware
3 17 (29.82%) Juniper
3 17 (29.82%) Meraki
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.54%) Apple
5 10 (17.54%) HP
6 9 (15.79%) F5
6 9 (15.79%) FireEye
6 9 (15.79%) Infoblox
7 8 (14.04%) Citrix
7 8 (14.04%) SonicWALL
8 7 (12.28%) Brocade
9 5 (8.77%) Ubiquiti
10 4 (7.02%) Acronis
10 4 (7.02%) ESET
11 2 (3.51%) Panasonic
11 2 (3.51%) Siemens
11 2 (3.51%) Symantec
11 2 (3.51%) Veritas