The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 43 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.56% 5.51% 7.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.03% 29.41% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 44
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £32,500 £16,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £52,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 74 136 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 13.17% 18.73% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 197 419 462
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Southampton

Firewall
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Southampton

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Southampton over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (47.06%) Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Cisco
4 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 14 (41.18%) VMware
5 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 13 (38.24%) DNS
6 12 (35.29%) LAN
6 12 (35.29%) CCNA
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (35.29%) Office 365
7 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
8 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
8 10 (29.41%) DHCP
8 10 (29.41%) Information Security
9 9 (26.47%) WAN
9 9 (26.47%) Unix
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (23.53%) CA
10 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
10 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (20.59%) MCSA
12 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (14.71%) Oracle
13 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 5 (14.71%) Project Management
13 5 (14.71%) Degree
14 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) Drupal
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) WordPress
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) G Suite
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 12 (35.29%) LAN
3 10 (29.41%) DHCP
4 9 (26.47%) WAN
5 4 (11.76%) DMZ
5 4 (11.76%) Internet
5 4 (11.76%) VoIP
6 3 (8.82%) Broadband
6 3 (8.82%) Network Security
6 3 (8.82%) SAN
6 3 (8.82%) VLAN
6 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 3 (8.82%) Wireless
7 2 (5.88%) 3G
7 2 (5.88%) 4G
7 2 (5.88%) LDAP
7 2 (5.88%) NAS
7 2 (5.88%) SMTP
7 2 (5.88%) SSL
7 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Couchbase
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) Ingres
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
1 2 (5.88%) Trac
General
1 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) IT Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Administrator
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) IT Support
6 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Exchange Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) BYOD
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.88%) iPhone
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) CESG
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (47.06%) Linux
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
6 9 (26.47%) Unix
7 4 (11.76%) Android
8 2 (5.88%) AIX
8 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
8 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.88%) VMS
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.94%) CentOS
9 1 (2.94%) Kali Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
2 10 (29.41%) Information Security
3 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Data Encryption
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Security Management
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) Disk Encryption
7 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C
2 2 (5.88%) C++
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) CCNA
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (20.59%) MCSA
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
5 4 (11.76%) CCNP
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) CCIE
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIS
7 2 (5.88%) MCP
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.94%) CCIP
8 1 (2.94%) CEH
8 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.94%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (2.94%) CISM
8 1 (2.94%) CISSP
8 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) FreeIPA
1 2 (5.88%) Nagios
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) CA
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle
6 4 (11.76%) Juniper
7 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.88%) Actian
8 2 (5.88%) Adobe
8 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.88%) Brocade
8 2 (5.88%) Cloudera
8 2 (5.88%) Google
9 1 (2.94%) Draytek
9 1 (2.94%) F5
9 1 (2.94%) Foundry
9 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.94%) Veeam
9 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £negotiable dependent on exp. + benefits and bonus potential
Posted: 6 days ago