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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England / South West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 49 52
Rank change year-on-year -38 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 167 325 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.22% 5.68% 5.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.47% 28.04% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 149 307 244
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £56,760 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 816 1159 1073
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.73% 20.25% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 620 991 898
Median salary £36,000 £38,500 £35,820
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.49% +7.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the South West

Firewall
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Firewall in the South West

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in the South West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -3 63 £36,000 -10.00% 19
Wiltshire -11 43 £35,000 +14.75% 6
Cornwall -10 21 £18,500 -15.90% 4
Devon +7 19 £24,500 -9.21% 3
Dorset +9 8 £23,250 -25.00% 1
Somerset -46 8 £30,000 -6.25% 2
Gloucestershire -54 6 £40,000 - 2
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 226 (64.20%) Windows
2 158 (44.89%) Cisco
3 148 (42.05%) VMware
4 146 (41.48%) Microsoft
5 137 (38.92%) Active Directory
6 118 (33.52%) Windows Server
7 111 (31.53%) WAN
8 109 (30.97%) ITIL
9 102 (28.98%) LAN
10 96 (27.27%) Linux
10 96 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 90 (25.57%) Cisco Certification
12 79 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 78 (22.16%) CCNA
14 77 (21.88%) VPN
14 77 (21.88%) MS Exchange
15 69 (19.60%) Security Cleared
16 67 (19.03%) Office 365
17 65 (18.47%) DNS
18 62 (17.61%) SQL Server
19 61 (17.33%) Network Security
20 59 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
21 58 (16.48%) DHCP
21 58 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
22 56 (15.91%) Hyper-V
23 54 (15.34%) SC Cleared
24 49 (13.92%) Driving Licence
25 47 (13.35%) Windows Server 2012
26 45 (12.78%) VLAN
27 43 (12.22%) SQL

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 77 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.56%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.42%) CloudStack
6 5 (1.42%) IBM Domino
6 5 (1.42%) JBoss
6 5 (1.42%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.14%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.85%) IIS
9 2 (0.57%) Apache
9 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.28%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 37 (10.51%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.42%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.14%) Maximo
3 1 (0.28%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 67 (19.03%) Office 365
2 27 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.70%) IaaS
5 3 (0.85%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.85%) SaaS
6 2 (0.57%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) G Suite
7 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 111 (31.53%) WAN
2 102 (28.98%) LAN
3 96 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 77 (21.88%) VPN
5 65 (18.47%) DNS
6 61 (17.33%) Network Security
7 58 (16.48%) DHCP
8 45 (12.78%) VLAN
9 37 (10.51%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (9.94%) SAN
11 34 (9.66%) Wireless
12 33 (9.38%) VoIP
13 31 (8.81%) IP Telephony
14 30 (8.52%) Internet
14 30 (8.52%) SMTP
15 28 (7.95%) HTTP
16 23 (6.53%) MPLS
17 20 (5.68%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (5.40%) Intrusion Detection
18 19 (5.40%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.55%) MySQL
3 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.70%) Big Data
6 4 (1.14%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.14%) GIS
6 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.28%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.42%) Subversion
2 5 (1.42%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.14%) JIRA
4 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.57%) CodeSonar
4 2 (0.57%) git-flow
4 2 (0.57%) Redmine
4 2 (0.57%) Robot Framework
4 2 (0.57%) Selenium
5 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (10.80%) Finance
2 20 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.69%) Games
4 11 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.70%) Marketing
6 5 (1.42%) Advertising
6 5 (1.42%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.42%) Electronics
7 4 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (17.90%) Network Engineer
2 60 (17.05%) Analyst
3 51 (14.49%) Support Engineer
4 37 (10.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (7.10%) Administrator
5 25 (7.10%) Security Engineer
6 24 (6.82%) Security Analyst
7 21 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (5.40%) 1st Line Engineer
8 19 (5.40%) IT Support
9 18 (5.11%) 1st Line Support
10 17 (4.83%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 17 (4.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 17 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (4.83%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
11 16 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 16 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
11 16 (4.55%) SOC Analyst
11 16 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.56%) XML
2 8 (2.27%) .NET
2 8 (2.27%) MAPI
3 6 (1.70%) LAMP
4 5 (1.42%) HTML
5 4 (1.14%) Java EE
5 4 (1.14%) Middleware
5 4 (1.14%) STL
6 3 (0.85%) CGI
6 3 (0.85%) COM
6 3 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.57%) Django
7 2 (0.57%) Node.js
7 2 (0.57%) REST
7 2 (0.57%) SOAP
7 2 (0.57%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.57%) Web Services
8 1 (0.28%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.92%) Driving Licence
2 31 (8.81%) Data Centre
3 26 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.41%) Cyberthreat
5 11 (3.13%) CESG
5 11 (3.13%) iPad
6 10 (2.84%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.56%) EPoS
7 9 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.99%) Replication
8 7 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.42%) AS400
9 5 (1.42%) Clustering
10 4 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.14%) NHS
10 4 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.85%) CCTV
11 3 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 226 (64.20%) Windows
2 118 (33.52%) Windows Server
3 96 (27.27%) Linux
4 58 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (13.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (8.52%) Unix
8 20 (5.68%) Mac OS X
9 16 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.98%) Windows 2000 Server
10 14 (3.98%) Windows 7
11 11 (3.13%) Solaris
12 10 (2.84%) AIX
12 10 (2.84%) Windows 10
13 9 (2.56%) Apple iOS
13 9 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (2.27%) CentOS
15 7 (1.99%) Android
16 5 (1.42%) Windows 8
17 4 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.97%) ITIL
2 33 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (9.38%) Information Security
3 32 (9.09%) SIEM
4 23 (6.53%) Problem Management
4 23 (6.53%) Service Management
5 22 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 20 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (5.68%) Mentoring
6 20 (5.68%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (5.68%) Virtual Environments
7 19 (5.40%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (5.11%) High Availability
8 18 (5.11%) Load Balancing
8 18 (5.11%) Security Operations
9 17 (4.83%) Protective Monitoring
10 16 (4.55%) Network Design
11 14 (3.98%) Network Management
11 14 (3.98%) Security Management
12 13 (3.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.22%) SQL
2 20 (5.68%) Java
2 20 (5.68%) Python
3 16 (4.55%) C
4 12 (3.41%) Shell Script
5 10 (2.84%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.84%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.56%) Perl
7 7 (1.99%) PHP
7 7 (1.99%) Ruby
8 5 (1.42%) C#
9 4 (1.14%) C++
9 4 (1.14%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.14%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.57%) Korn
10 2 (0.57%) Lua
11 1 (0.28%) AWK
11 1 (0.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 90 (25.57%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (22.16%) CCNA
3 69 (19.60%) Security Cleared
4 59 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (15.34%) SC Cleared
6 42 (11.93%) MCSE
7 38 (10.80%) DV Cleared
8 37 (10.51%) MCP
9 35 (9.94%) CCNP
10 32 (9.09%) CISSP
11 24 (6.82%) Degree
11 24 (6.82%) MCSA
12 21 (5.97%) Network+ Certification
13 19 (5.40%) SANS
14 15 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (3.69%) SSCP
16 12 (3.41%) GCIA
16 12 (3.41%) GIAC
16 12 (3.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.97%) SLA
2 20 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.85%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.57%) GPG13
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 137 (38.92%) Active Directory
2 79 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 30 (8.52%) VMware ESX
5 26 (7.39%) vSphere
6 23 (6.53%) Snort
7 9 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.70%) Xen
8 6 (1.70%) XenServer
9 5 (1.42%) NFS
9 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.14%) Docker
10 4 (1.14%) Firmware
10 4 (1.14%) KVM
10 4 (1.14%) MetaFrame
10 4 (1.14%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.14%) XenApp
11 3 (0.85%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (3.98%) Backup Exec
2 12 (3.41%) Puppet
2 12 (3.41%) RSA enVision
3 9 (2.56%) Ansible
3 9 (2.56%) SCCM
4 8 (2.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.99%) Salt
6 6 (1.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (1.70%) SCOM
6 6 (1.70%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.42%) Cobbler
7 5 (1.42%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.42%) QRadar
7 5 (1.42%) Terraform
7 5 (1.42%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.42%) WSUS
8 4 (1.14%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 4 (1.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 158 (44.89%) Cisco
2 148 (42.05%) VMware
3 146 (41.48%) Microsoft
4 41 (11.65%) CheckPoint
5 37 (10.51%) Juniper
6 35 (9.94%) HP
7 23 (6.53%) Citrix
8 19 (5.40%) Dell
8 19 (5.40%) WatchGuard
9 17 (4.83%) Veeam
10 15 (4.26%) LogRhythm
10 15 (4.26%) Red Hat
10 15 (4.26%) SonicWALL
11 14 (3.98%) ArcSight
12 13 (3.69%) F5
12 13 (3.69%) Sophos
13 12 (3.41%) Palo Alto
14 11 (3.13%) IBM
14 11 (3.13%) NetApp
14 11 (3.13%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £23000.00 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan
Posted: 4 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus, Paid for certs etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Calne, Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV
Salary: Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Salisbury
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Creative Personnel
Salary: dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
South West England
Modis International Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
itecopeople
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Sal neg on experience and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cornwall
itecopeople
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Salisbury
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 20 days holiday
Posted: 16 days ago