Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 108 47
Rank change year-on-year +50 -61 +25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 37 18 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.66% 1.35% 5.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.41% 12.50% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 73
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £34,875 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.81% +7.31% -7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £23,050
90th Percentile £55,125 £47,250 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -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 135 144 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.37% 10.78% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 116 96 222
Somerset median annual salary £34,000 £42,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +13.51% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,938 £27,250 £23,025
90th Percentile £50,625 £52,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +21 18 £32,500 +4.00% 1
Taunton +11 6 £34,000 -2.86% 3
Clevedon +3 4 £36,000 +8.27%
Street +4 2 £30,000 -40.00%
Portishead - 2 £39,931 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £23,000 -
Cheddar - 1 £28,500 - 1
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 17 (45.95%) Linux
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) DNS
3 15 (40.54%) WAN
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) DHCP
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
5 13 (35.14%) VMware
6 11 (29.73%) SAN
6 11 (29.73%) LAN
6 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco
6 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
6 11 (29.73%) Citrix
7 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
8 8 (21.62%) Wireless
8 8 (21.62%) Network Security
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (18.92%) VLAN
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.92%) ITIL
10 6 (16.22%) NetApp
10 6 (16.22%) LDAP
10 6 (16.22%) Kerberos
10 6 (16.22%) VoIP
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
10 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.22%) Data Centre

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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) SaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) DNS
2 15 (40.54%) WAN
3 14 (37.84%) DHCP
4 11 (29.73%) LAN
4 11 (29.73%) SAN
4 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
5 8 (21.62%) Network Security
5 8 (21.62%) Wireless
6 7 (18.92%) VLAN
7 6 (16.22%) Kerberos
7 6 (16.22%) VoIP
8 5 (13.51%) VPN
9 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.81%) WLAN
10 3 (8.11%) Internet
10 3 (8.11%) Skype
11 2 (5.41%) Broadband
11 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (5.41%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
3 3 (8.11%) HBase
4 2 (5.41%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Administrator
1 13 (35.14%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Systems Support
7 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) ICT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.41%) ICT Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Debian
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
2 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
2 4 (10.81%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (10.81%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (8.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (5.41%) Business Development
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Network Management
4 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) Time Management
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CCNA
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.41%) MCP
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (8.11%) Docker
5 3 (8.11%) HDFS
6 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
6 2 (5.41%) XenApp
6 2 (5.41%) XenServer
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.70%) Firmware
7 1 (2.70%) pfSense
7 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
1 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
2 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) NetApp
5 4 (10.81%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 4 (10.81%) Riverbed
5 4 (10.81%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (5.41%) Sophos
7 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) SAP