Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 58 91
Rank change year-on-year -6 +33 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 46 76 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.46% 4.58% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.30% 28.25% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 36 75 21
Southampton median annual salary £36,500 £32,651 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.79% -6.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £23,750 £20,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,875 £55,000 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,750 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.00% -11.76% -

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 216 269 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.27% 16.22% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 163 242 305
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% -7.06% -

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 18 (39.13%) Linux
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (30.43%) VoIP
5 14 (30.43%) VPN
5 14 (30.43%) DNS
6 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
6 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
7 12 (26.09%) Windows 10
7 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (21.74%) ISDN
8 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
8 10 (21.74%) Ubuntu
8 10 (21.74%) CentOS
9 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (19.57%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (19.57%) VMware
9 9 (19.57%) Information Security
9 9 (19.57%) SLA
9 9 (19.57%) IIS
9 9 (19.57%) H.323
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle
10 8 (17.39%) PBX
10 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.39%) Windows Vista
10 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
10 8 (17.39%) Office 365
10 8 (17.39%) Windows 8

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 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 9 (19.57%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) nginx
5 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) DNS
1 14 (30.43%) VoIP
1 14 (30.43%) VPN
2 10 (21.74%) ISDN
3 9 (19.57%) H.323
3 9 (19.57%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (17.39%) PBX
4 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.04%) SCCP
6 4 (8.70%) VLAN
7 3 (6.52%) LAN
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security
7 3 (6.52%) SAN
7 3 (6.52%) SMTP
7 3 (6.52%) WAN
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.35%) DHCP
8 2 (4.35%) SNMP
8 2 (4.35%) SSH
8 2 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Big Data
1 5 (10.87%) Geospatial Data
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Support Technician
2 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 7 (15.22%) IT Support
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Security Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (8.70%) IT Technician
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) LAMP
1 2 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 6 (13.04%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.17%) Fintech
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) Windows 10
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 10 (21.74%) CentOS
4 10 (21.74%) Ubuntu
5 8 (17.39%) Windows 8
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Vista
6 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.35%) AIX
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Information Security
2 8 (17.39%) Network Virtualisation
3 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (13.04%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (13.04%) SABSA
3 6 (13.04%) Security Architecture
3 6 (13.04%) Security Hardening
3 6 (13.04%) Threat Modelling
3 6 (13.04%) TOGAF
3 6 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Logistics
5 4 (8.70%) Security Operations
6 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.52%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) CISM
1 6 (13.04%) CISSP
1 6 (13.04%) SSCP
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) MCP
3 3 (6.52%) DBS Check
3 3 (6.52%) MCSA
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 3 (6.52%) MCTS
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.35%) CCNA
4 2 (4.35%) ISACA
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.35%) RHCE
4 2 (4.35%) RHCSA
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
2 6 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.52%) Docker
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) oVirt
4 2 (4.35%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) cPanel
2 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Plesk
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Apple
6 2 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (4.35%) Cadence
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.35%) Sage
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto