Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 53 75
Rank change year-on-year -31 +22 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 57 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.30% 4.65% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.26% 31.32% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 53 39
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.44% -1.54% -1.52%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,700 £24,700
90th Percentile £65,500 £45,000 £42,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 106 182 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.58% 14.83% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75 141 149
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.85% +14.54%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,000 £23,350
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £57,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Somerset

Firewall
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Somerset

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +5 10 £57,500 +130.00%
Taunton -21 2 £19,750 -47.33%
Street -2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Network Security
3 7 (53.85%) SaaS
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) Software Packaging
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Ansible
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (15.38%) nginx
8 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) SCCM
8 2 (15.38%) Google
8 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
8 2 (15.38%) Apple
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix

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 (15.38%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) SaaS
2 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) GitLab
2 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Lead DevOps
1 6 (46.15%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
1 6 (46.15%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
1 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Docker
4 1 (7.69%) Btrfs
4 1 (7.69%) Ceph
4 1 (7.69%) DRBD
4 1 (7.69%) KVM
4 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) Check_MK
3 1 (7.69%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Ubiquiti