Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 91 53
Rank change year-on-year +17 -38 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 17 24 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.95% 1.83% 4.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.35% 13.79% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 68
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -3.13%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,400 £24,475
90th Percentile £50,500 £47,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +16.44% +7.35% -8.11%

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 104 174 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.90% 13.26% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 86 121 228
Somerset median annual salary £36,095 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.76% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,375 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +36 12 £32,500 +16.07% 3
Taunton +4 3 £35,000 -2.10% 6
Street -2 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Office 365
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) LDAP
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) EMC

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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) SAN
6 2 (11.76%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (5.88%) Skype
7 1 (5.88%) SSL
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (5.88%) VPN
7 1 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.76%) HBase
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) Docker
3 2 (11.76%) HDFS
3 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.88%) Sophos
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas