Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > South West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 48 52
Rank change year-on-year -36 +4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 378 633 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.61% 5.68% 5.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.43% 28.59% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 356 596 542
South West median annual salary £35,250 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.68% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1613 2214 2268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.41% 19.85% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1843 1927
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,050 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Bristol -19 136 £40,000 - 9
Wiltshire -11 83 £35,000 +12.90%
Gloucestershire -56 50 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Devon +21 41 £30,000 -4.00% 2
Cornwall -16 35 £18,500 -19.57%
Somerset -50 21 £35,000 +8.53% 2
Dorset +5 15 £26,750 -12.30% 3
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 245 (64.81%) Windows
2 181 (47.88%) VMware
3 170 (44.97%) Cisco
4 166 (43.92%) Microsoft
5 143 (37.83%) Windows Server
6 140 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 106 (28.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 104 (27.51%) TCP/IP
9 101 (26.72%) ITIL
10 100 (26.46%) Linux
10 100 (26.46%) WAN
11 96 (25.40%) VPN
11 96 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
12 95 (25.13%) LAN
13 91 (24.07%) Office 365
14 88 (23.28%) DNS
15 80 (21.16%) CCNA
16 77 (20.37%) Security Cleared
17 74 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
18 73 (19.31%) DHCP
19 71 (18.78%) Network Security
20 70 (18.52%) MS Exchange
21 67 (17.72%) SC Cleared
22 59 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
23 53 (14.02%) Driving Licence
23 53 (14.02%) SQL
24 51 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
25 49 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
25 49 (12.96%) vSphere
26 48 (12.70%) SAN

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 70 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (3.44%) Apache
4 13 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.91%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.65%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.38%) IIS
8 8 (2.12%) OpenStack
8 8 (2.12%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.85%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.85%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.32%) CloudStack
11 5 (1.32%) IBM Domino
11 5 (1.32%) JBoss
12 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.32%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) HipChat
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.26%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 91 (24.07%) Office 365
2 46 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.85%) IaaS
4 7 (1.85%) SaaS
5 5 (1.32%) PaaS
6 4 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.79%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) G Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 104 (27.51%) TCP/IP
2 100 (26.46%) WAN
3 96 (25.40%) VPN
4 95 (25.13%) LAN
5 88 (23.28%) DNS
6 73 (19.31%) DHCP
7 71 (18.78%) Network Security
8 48 (12.70%) SAN
9 47 (12.43%) VoIP
10 41 (10.85%) VLAN
11 39 (10.32%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (10.05%) HTTP
13 36 (9.52%) Wireless
14 34 (8.99%) SMTP
15 30 (7.94%) Internet
16 29 (7.67%) PBX
17 24 (6.35%) OSPF
18 22 (5.82%) BGP
18 22 (5.82%) FTP
19 21 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.70%) MySQL
3 11 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.79%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.79%) HBase
5 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.79%) Redis
5 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.53%) Big Data
6 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.26%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.32%) Subversion
1 5 (1.32%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (8.73%) Finance
2 11 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.38%) Advertising
5 8 (2.12%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.85%) Marketing
7 6 (1.59%) Games
8 5 (1.32%) Military
9 3 (0.79%) Banking
9 3 (0.79%) Legal
9 3 (0.79%) Retail
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (22.75%) Network Engineer
2 81 (21.43%) Analyst
3 72 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 36 (9.52%) Security Analyst
5 35 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (8.73%) Security Engineer
7 26 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (6.35%) IT Engineer
9 23 (6.08%) Field Engineer
10 21 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
10 21 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
11 19 (5.03%) 1st Line Support
11 19 (5.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 19 (5.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 19 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (5.03%) Support Analyst
12 18 (4.76%) 1st Line Engineer
12 18 (4.76%) IT Support
12 18 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (4.23%) Communications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.12%) .NET
1 8 (2.12%) XML
2 7 (1.85%) LAMP
2 7 (1.85%) Web Services
3 5 (1.32%) CGI
4 3 (0.79%) MAPI
5 2 (0.53%) HTML
5 2 (0.53%) jQuery
5 2 (0.53%) Middleware
6 1 (0.26%) CSS
6 1 (0.26%) Google Maps API
6 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.26%) Java EE
6 1 (0.26%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.26%) OAuth
6 1 (0.26%) REST
6 1 (0.26%) SOAP
6 1 (0.26%) Spring
6 1 (0.26%) WSDL
6 1 (0.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.02%) Driving Licence
2 34 (8.99%) Data Centre
3 28 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.76%) CESG
5 11 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.65%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (2.65%) Replication
7 9 (2.38%) Clustering
8 8 (2.12%) iPad
9 7 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.59%) CCTV
11 5 (1.32%) AS400
12 4 (1.06%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.06%) EPoS
13 3 (0.79%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.79%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 245 (64.81%) Windows
2 143 (37.83%) Windows Server
3 100 (26.46%) Linux
4 74 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (8.73%) Unix
8 22 (5.82%) CentOS
9 20 (5.29%) AIX
9 20 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (5.03%) Windows XP
11 17 (4.50%) Windows 7
12 15 (3.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (2.38%) Windows 10
14 6 (1.59%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.59%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.59%) Solaris
14 6 (1.59%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.59%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (26.72%) ITIL
2 41 (10.85%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (10.32%) Information Security
4 37 (9.79%) SIEM
5 23 (6.08%) Network Design
6 21 (5.56%) Project Management
7 17 (4.50%) IT Strategy
7 17 (4.50%) Service Management
8 16 (4.23%) Virtual Environments
9 15 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (3.97%) Infrastructure Management
9 15 (3.97%) Protective Monitoring
9 15 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (3.97%) Software Engineering
10 14 (3.70%) Data Security
10 14 (3.70%) Migration
10 14 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
10 14 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.02%) SQL
2 26 (6.88%) Python
3 24 (6.35%) Shell Script
4 18 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 15 (3.97%) Java
6 13 (3.44%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.65%) Perl
8 8 (2.12%) C
8 8 (2.12%) PHP
9 6 (1.59%) Ruby
10 5 (1.32%) AWK
10 5 (1.32%) sed
11 3 (0.79%) C++
11 3 (0.79%) Go
12 2 (0.53%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.53%) VBScript
13 1 (0.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 96 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (21.16%) CCNA
3 77 (20.37%) Security Cleared
4 67 (17.72%) SC Cleared
5 51 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (10.85%) CCNP
7 40 (10.58%) CISSP
8 33 (8.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (8.47%) DV Cleared
9 32 (8.47%) MCP
10 31 (8.20%) MCSE
11 25 (6.61%) MCSA
12 23 (6.08%) Network+ Certification
13 20 (5.29%) Degree
13 20 (5.29%) SANS
14 14 (3.70%) GCIA
14 14 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (3.70%) SSCP
15 13 (3.44%) A+ Certification
16 11 (2.91%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (5.82%) SLA
3 17 (4.50%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.32%) ISO 22301
5 4 (1.06%) GPG13
6 2 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 140 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 106 (28.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (12.96%) vSphere
4 47 (12.43%) Hyper-V
5 37 (9.79%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (5.82%) Snort
7 11 (2.91%) XenApp
8 10 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.59%) NFS
9 6 (1.59%) Xen
10 5 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.32%) XenServer
11 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.79%) Firmware
12 3 (0.79%) KVM
13 2 (0.53%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.26%) Docker
14 1 (0.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 20 (5.29%) Backup Exec
2 16 (4.23%) RSA enVision
3 14 (3.70%) SCCM
4 11 (2.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (2.12%) WSUS
6 7 (1.85%) Ansible
6 7 (1.85%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.85%) Puppet
6 7 (1.85%) SCOM
7 6 (1.59%) Cobbler
7 6 (1.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.32%) Terraform
8 5 (1.32%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.32%) vMotion
9 4 (1.06%) Nessus
9 4 (1.06%) Salt
9 4 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 181 (47.88%) VMware
2 170 (44.97%) Cisco
3 166 (43.92%) Microsoft
4 36 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 34 (8.99%) HP
6 33 (8.73%) Dell
7 32 (8.47%) Red Hat
8 27 (7.14%) Juniper
9 26 (6.88%) WatchGuard
10 25 (6.61%) Citrix
11 23 (6.08%) Veeam
12 18 (4.76%) ArcSight
13 16 (4.23%) SonicWALL
14 15 (3.97%) IBM
14 15 (3.97%) Oracle
15 14 (3.70%) Symantec
16 13 (3.44%) LogRhythm
17 11 (2.91%) Sophos
18 10 (2.65%) Avaya
18 10 (2.65%) Splunk
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