Firewall Jobs in the South West

Firewall
England > South West

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 58 81 62
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 320 275 375
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.34% 3.69% 5.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.99% 22.12% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 287 190 264
10th Percentile £30,405 £27,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £42,125 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.32% -6.39% +4.65%
75th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £58,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,833 £73,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,104 1,243 1,126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 14.96% 16.66% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 851 630 651
10th Percentile £27,335 £27,500 £26,500
25th Percentile £34,750 £33,813 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,088 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,100 £72,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the South West

Firewall
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in the South West.

Salary trend for Firewall in the South West

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in the South West over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the South West

Firewall
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South West region over the 6 months to 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol +41 92 £50,000 - 21
Gloucestershire +20 63 £49,000 +8.89% 29
Wiltshire +6 55 £49,000 +40.00% 11
Somerset +32 45 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Devon -7 35 £49,000 +25.26% 6
Dorset +16 23 £42,500 +0.59% 16
Cornwall -13 5 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Firewall
England

Firewall
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (13.44%) Microsoft Exchange
2 41 (12.81%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.50%) Confluence
4 7 (2.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.19%) Trello
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 116 (36.25%) Azure
2 93 (29.06%) Microsoft 365
3 33 (10.31%) AWS
4 30 (9.38%) Entra ID
5 20 (6.25%) OneDrive
6 14 (4.38%) IaaS
7 13 (4.06%) GCP
7 13 (4.06%) PaaS
8 12 (3.75%) WhatsApp
9 11 (3.44%) SaaS
10 7 (2.19%) Slack
11 6 (1.88%) Mimecast
12 5 (1.56%) Power Automate
12 5 (1.56%) Power Platform
13 4 (1.25%) Azure AKS
13 4 (1.25%) Azure DevOps
14 3 (0.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 3 (0.94%) GitHub
14 3 (0.94%) GitHub Actions
15 1 (0.31%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 103 (32.19%) WAN
2 87 (27.19%) LAN
3 66 (20.63%) DNS
4 48 (15.00%) Wireless
5 46 (14.38%) VPN
6 45 (14.06%) DHCP
7 39 (12.19%) TCP/IP
8 31 (9.69%) VLAN
9 28 (8.75%) BGP
10 27 (8.44%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (7.50%) OSPF
12 23 (7.19%) SAN
13 22 (6.88%) SD-WAN
14 21 (6.56%) Network Security
14 21 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (5.63%) MPLS
16 15 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (4.69%) VoIP
17 14 (4.38%) Cisco IOS
18 12 (3.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (2.19%) Big Data
3 3 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.63%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.31%) MySQL
5 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.44%) JIRA
2 8 (2.50%) Git
3 4 (1.25%) Burp Suite
3 4 (1.25%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 65 (20.31%) Social Skills
2 27 (8.44%) Public Sector
3 16 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.75%) Legal
5 12 (3.75%) Military
5 12 (3.75%) Retail
6 10 (3.13%) Police
7 6 (1.88%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.88%) Finance
7 6 (1.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 6 (1.88%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.56%) Law
9 4 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (0.94%) Banking
10 3 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (0.94%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.63%) Aviation
12 1 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (30.94%) Network Engineer
2 86 (26.88%) Senior
3 69 (21.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 36 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (11.25%) IT Engineer
5 34 (10.63%) Support Engineer
6 29 (9.06%) Analyst
7 27 (8.44%) IT Support
8 19 (5.94%) Security Analyst
9 18 (5.63%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 18 (5.63%) Security Specialist
10 16 (5.00%) Consultant
11 15 (4.69%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (4.06%) Administrator
12 13 (4.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 13 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (3.75%) Architect
14 11 (3.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 11 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.88%) OAuth
2 4 (1.25%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.25%) REST
3 1 (0.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.31%) CSS
3 1 (0.31%) HTML
3 1 (0.31%) iOS SDK
3 1 (0.31%) jQuery
3 1 (0.31%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.31%) React
3 1 (0.31%) SAML
3 1 (0.31%) Tailwind CSS
3 1 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.31%) Vue
3 1 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.81%) Data Centre
1 25 (7.81%) Driving Licence
2 22 (6.88%) Cyberattack
2 22 (6.88%) PKI
3 16 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.13%) Cloud Native
4 10 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.81%) Onboarding
5 9 (2.81%) Replication
6 7 (2.19%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.88%) SWIFT Messaging Network
8 5 (1.56%) CMDB
8 5 (1.56%) Cyber Security Posture
9 4 (1.25%) Cyber Threat
9 4 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.25%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 99 (30.94%) Windows
2 55 (17.19%) Windows Server
3 52 (16.25%) Linux
4 13 (4.06%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (3.75%) Windows Server 2019
6 9 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.50%) Android
7 8 (2.50%) Mac OS
8 7 (2.19%) Unix
8 7 (2.19%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.56%) Debian
9 5 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.25%) CentOS
10 4 (1.25%) Fedora
10 4 (1.25%) Kali Linux
10 4 (1.25%) openSUSE
11 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.31%) AIX
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (21.25%) Cybersecurity
2 52 (16.25%) ITIL
2 52 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (12.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 34 (10.63%) SIEM
5 27 (8.44%) Customer Service
5 27 (8.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 25 (7.81%) Cryptography
7 21 (6.56%) Identity Management
8 20 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (6.25%) Incident Response
8 20 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 20 (6.25%) SABSA
8 20 (6.25%) Security Architecture
8 20 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 18 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (5.31%) Cloud Security
10 17 (5.31%) Incident Management
11 16 (5.00%) Service Delivery
11 16 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.63%) PowerShell
2 31 (9.69%) Python
3 18 (5.63%) Bash
4 14 (4.38%) SQL
5 9 (2.81%) C#
6 7 (2.19%) Java
7 3 (0.94%) Go
7 3 (0.94%) Groovy
7 3 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.94%) Scala
7 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.94%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.63%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 101 (31.56%) Security Cleared
2 57 (17.81%) DV Cleared
3 51 (15.94%) Degree
4 32 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 23 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (6.88%) CCNA
7 22 (6.88%) Master's Degree
8 16 (5.00%) MCSE
9 15 (4.69%) CCNP
10 13 (4.06%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (3.75%) CISSP
12 10 (3.13%) MCSA
13 7 (2.19%) CompTIA Security+
13 7 (2.19%) MCP
14 6 (1.88%) CCSK
15 5 (1.56%) A+ Certification
15 5 (1.56%) CEH
15 5 (1.56%) GIAC
16 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 15 (4.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (3.13%) SLA
5 9 (2.81%) NIST
5 9 (2.81%) PCI DSS
6 7 (2.19%) GDPR
7 3 (0.94%) QA
7 3 (0.94%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.31%) NCSC
System Software
1 70 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.06%) Firmware
5 7 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (1.88%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.56%) vSphere
8 4 (1.25%) KVM
8 4 (1.25%) Samba
9 3 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.94%) XenApp
10 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.31%) Docker
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (13.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (4.69%) Ansible
2 15 (4.69%) FortiGate
2 15 (4.69%) WSUS
3 14 (4.38%) SCCM
4 12 (3.75%) vCenter Server
5 7 (2.19%) Jamf Pro
5 7 (2.19%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.88%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.88%) Istio
7 5 (1.56%) Opsview
8 4 (1.25%) Nmap
8 4 (1.25%) Terraform
9 3 (0.94%) EdgeSight
9 3 (0.94%) Nagios
9 3 (0.94%) Progress Chef
9 3 (0.94%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.94%) Puppet
10 2 (0.63%) OfficeScan
Vendors
1 122 (38.13%) Cisco
2 90 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 46 (14.38%) VMware
4 22 (6.88%) Fortinet
5 18 (5.63%) Meraki
6 16 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 15 (4.69%) Citrix
8 14 (4.38%) Sophos
9 13 (4.06%) HP
10 12 (3.75%) Veeam
11 11 (3.44%) Apple
11 11 (3.44%) Aruba
11 11 (3.44%) Google
11 11 (3.44%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.81%) F5
12 9 (2.81%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.88%) Draytek
13 6 (1.88%) Juniper
13 6 (1.88%) PagerDuty
14 5 (1.56%) Dell