Period
to 20 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 58 84
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 59 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.35% 4.14% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.19% 25.57% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 29
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,750 £29,000 £29,920
90th Percentile £55,000 £43,750 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £43,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -8.24% +1.19%

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 217 176 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.00% 16.18% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 171 154 288
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -7.06% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £25,175
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% -0.60%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
3 18 (30.51%) Linux
4 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.03%) Information Security
5 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
6 12 (20.34%) VMware
6 12 (20.34%) VoIP
6 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
7 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
8 10 (16.95%) DNS
8 10 (16.95%) Identity Access Management
8 10 (16.95%) Public Cloud
8 10 (16.95%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 10 (16.95%) Security Architecture
8 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (15.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (15.25%) SABSA
9 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (15.25%) Security Hardening
9 9 (15.25%) SSCP
9 9 (15.25%) SCCP
9 9 (15.25%) CISSP
9 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (15.25%) Management Information System

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 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) IIS
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) nginx
5 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.17%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) Firebase
4 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) VoIP
2 10 (16.95%) DNS
3 9 (15.25%) SCCP
3 9 (15.25%) VPN
4 8 (13.56%) H.323
4 8 (13.56%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (11.86%) ISDN
5 7 (11.86%) PBX
6 5 (8.47%) LAN
6 5 (8.47%) Network Security
6 5 (8.47%) WAN
7 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.08%) Wireless
9 2 (3.39%) SAN
9 2 (3.39%) SMTP
9 2 (3.39%) SSH
10 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.69%) SMS
10 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (8.47%) Big Data
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Architect
1 10 (16.95%) Security Architect
2 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 9 (15.25%) Support Technician
3 7 (11.86%) IT Support
4 6 (10.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Server Support
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) IT Technician
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) LAMP
2 1 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Public Cloud
2 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Linux
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.25%) CentOS
4 9 (15.25%) Ubuntu
5 7 (11.86%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.86%) Windows 8
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Vista
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Unix
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Information Security
2 11 (18.64%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (16.95%) Identity Access Management
3 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (16.95%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 10 (16.95%) Security Architecture
3 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (15.25%) SABSA
4 9 (15.25%) Security Hardening
5 8 (13.56%) Threat Modelling
5 8 (13.56%) TOGAF
6 7 (11.86%) Network Virtualisation
6 7 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.47%) Logistics
9 4 (6.78%) Security Operations
10 3 (5.08%) Antivirus Management
10 3 (5.08%) Patch Management
10 3 (5.08%) Privileged Access Management
10 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
2 6 (10.17%) Python
3 4 (6.78%) R
4 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (15.25%) CISM
1 9 (15.25%) CISSP
1 9 (15.25%) SSCP
2 5 (8.47%) MCP
2 5 (8.47%) MCSE
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (6.78%) DBS Check
3 4 (6.78%) MCSA
3 4 (6.78%) MCTS
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.08%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
5 2 (3.39%) ISACA
5 2 (3.39%) RHCE
5 2 (3.39%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (15.25%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (13.56%) SLA
4 1 (1.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.17%) Docker
4 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Ansible
1 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.17%) Puppet
1 6 (10.17%) Terraform
2 5 (8.47%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) cPanel
3 2 (3.39%) Plesk
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.69%) Kibana
4 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.69%) logstash
4 1 (1.69%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle
4 7 (11.86%) Cisco
5 4 (6.78%) Apple
6 3 (5.08%) HP
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe
8 1 (1.69%) Avaya
8 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Google
8 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.69%) ProCurve