Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 84 67
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17 -34
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 58 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.04% 2.32% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 9.87% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 59 24 53
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% -13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £27,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £54,000 £49,250 £63,750
Hampshire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 232 314 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.16% 23.47% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 206 290 291
Southampton median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,625 £52,500 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% -3.57% +1.20%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (58.62%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) Cisco
3 23 (39.66%) VMware
4 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 21 (36.21%) Linux
6 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (32.76%) Windows Server
8 17 (29.31%) VPN
8 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
8 17 (29.31%) Juniper
9 15 (25.86%) HP
9 15 (25.86%) DNS
9 15 (25.86%) Wireless
10 13 (22.41%) DHCP
10 13 (22.41%) SQL
10 13 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (22.41%) CCNA
11 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
11 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
11 12 (20.69%) Office 365
12 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (18.97%) F5
12 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (17.24%) Load Balancing
13 10 (17.24%) SolarWinds
13 10 (17.24%) Palo Alto
13 10 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
13 10 (17.24%) DevOps

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 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Office 365
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.07%) SaaS
4 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (8.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (8.62%) IaaS
5 5 (8.62%) PaaS
6 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) VPN
2 15 (25.86%) DNS
2 15 (25.86%) Wireless
3 13 (22.41%) DHCP
4 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
5 10 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (15.52%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (15.52%) Cisco Wireless
6 9 (15.52%) Network Security
6 9 (15.52%) SNMP
7 6 (10.34%) BGP
7 6 (10.34%) Internet
7 6 (10.34%) IPsec
7 6 (10.34%) OpenVPN
7 6 (10.34%) WAN
8 5 (8.62%) DMZ
8 5 (8.62%) LAN
8 5 (8.62%) VLAN
9 4 (6.90%) OSPF
9 4 (6.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.72%) Ingres
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Fiddler
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.45%) LINQPad
2 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Network Support
5 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) IT Support
7 4 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
1 2 (3.45%) HTML5
1 2 (3.45%) LINQ
2 1 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Arduino
3 2 (3.45%) CESG
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.45%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
3 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Linux
3 19 (32.76%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.52%) Windows 10
6 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.34%) Unix
8 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.45%) Kali Linux
9 2 (3.45%) VMS
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.72%) CentOS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) DevOps
1 10 (17.24%) Load Balancing
1 10 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (15.52%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) Identity Management
4 6 (10.34%) ERP
5 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.62%) Data Encryption
5 5 (8.62%) Open Source
5 5 (8.62%) Open Source Development
5 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.17%) Information Security
7 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.45%) Change Management
8 2 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.90%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.45%) C
5 2 (3.45%) C++
5 2 (3.45%) Groovy
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) CCNA
1 13 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
3 4 (6.90%) CCNP
3 4 (6.90%) JNCIA
3 4 (6.90%) JNCIS
4 2 (3.45%) CEH
4 2 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (3.45%) CISM
4 2 (3.45%) CISSP
4 2 (3.45%) HND
4 2 (3.45%) IISP
5 1 (1.72%) MCP
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.45%) GDPR
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.34%) KVM
3 6 (10.34%) NFS
3 6 (10.34%) oVirt
3 6 (10.34%) pfSense
3 6 (10.34%) Samba
4 5 (8.62%) Docker
5 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.45%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.45%) XenApp
6 2 (3.45%) XenServer
7 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (15.52%) Nagios
2 7 (12.07%) Ansible
2 7 (12.07%) WSUS
3 6 (10.34%) Bacula
4 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
4 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.62%) Puppet
5 2 (3.45%) Kibana
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.72%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) VMware
3 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.31%) Juniper
5 15 (25.86%) HP
6 11 (18.97%) F5
7 10 (17.24%) Palo Alto
7 10 (17.24%) SolarWinds
8 9 (15.52%) Extreme Networks
8 9 (15.52%) Infoblox
9 6 (10.34%) Atlassian
9 6 (10.34%) Dell
9 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
9 6 (10.34%) Sophos
10 5 (8.62%) Citrix
10 5 (8.62%) Google
11 4 (6.90%) Brocade
12 2 (3.45%) BMC
12 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.45%) Oracle