Period
to 20 August 2018

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 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 59 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 52 40 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.81% 3.60% 5.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.96% 26.14% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 45 46 61
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £32,125 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.51% -19.69% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,750 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £45,125 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 217 153 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.90% 13.76% 21.63%
Number of salaries quoted 182 136 297
Southampton median annual salary £38,000 £36,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.40% -11.45% +1.84%
10th Percentile £21,350 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £53,750 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 17 (32.69%) PowerShell
5 16 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (26.92%) VMware
7 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
8 10 (19.23%) Terraform
8 10 (19.23%) Puppet
8 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
8 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (19.23%) Ansible
8 10 (19.23%) Docker
8 10 (19.23%) Python
8 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
9 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
9 9 (17.31%) Linux
9 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (13.46%) MCSE
11 7 (13.46%) LAN
11 7 (13.46%) VoIP
11 7 (13.46%) WAN
11 7 (13.46%) Cisco
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (13.46%) R
12 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.62%) Office 365
3 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.85%) Firebase
4 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) LAN
1 7 (13.46%) VoIP
1 7 (13.46%) WAN
2 5 (9.62%) DNS
2 5 (9.62%) Network Security
2 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.69%) H.323
3 4 (7.69%) SCCP
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) VPN
4 3 (5.77%) ISDN
4 3 (5.77%) PBX
4 3 (5.77%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.92%) Skype
6 1 (1.92%) Telepresence
6 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) IT Support
4 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Security Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Support Technician
5 4 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Server Support
6 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.92%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
3 9 (17.31%) Linux
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.62%) CentOS
5 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.77%) Unix
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (11.54%) Security Architecture
5 5 (9.62%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (9.62%) Information Security
5 5 (9.62%) Logistics
5 5 (9.62%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 5 (9.62%) SABSA
5 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (7.69%) Security Hardening
6 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.77%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (5.77%) Forensic Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.77%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 10 (19.23%) Python
3 7 (13.46%) R
4 3 (5.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.46%) MCSE
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.62%) CISM
3 5 (9.62%) CISSP
3 5 (9.62%) MCP
4 4 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (7.69%) DBS Check
4 4 (7.69%) MCSA
4 4 (7.69%) MCTS
4 4 (7.69%) SSCP
5 3 (5.77%) CCNP
6 2 (3.85%) CCNA
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.92%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.92%) ISACA
7 1 (1.92%) MCITP
7 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.92%) GDPR
3 1 (1.92%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) Docker
3 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) XenApp
5 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Ansible
1 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (19.23%) Puppet
1 10 (19.23%) Terraform
2 5 (9.62%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) Kibana
3 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.85%) logstash
3 2 (3.85%) PowerCLI
3 2 (3.85%) Prometheus
3 2 (3.85%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.85%) vMotion
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco
4 5 (9.62%) Apple
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle
6 3 (5.77%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Citrix
7 2 (3.85%) Google
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.92%) Avaya
8 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) F5
8 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.92%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.92%) Splunk