Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 69 70
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 49 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.70% 3.82% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 28.00% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 51 49
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.96% +12.31% -1.52%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £42,250 £45,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -

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 97 175 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.35% 13.64% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 78 149 200
Somerset median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,700 £24,925
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £57,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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
Bath +23 5 £31,750 +27.00% 4
Street -7 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Ubiquiti
4 1 (16.67%) GDPR
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
1 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Ubiquiti
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas