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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 60 35 28
Rank change year-on-year -25 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 56 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.25% 7.10% 7.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.58% 32.00% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 49 52
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £40,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 96 175 203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 15.41% 22.18% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 92 163 130
Median salary £42,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.84% +14.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Southampton

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) VPN
3 15 (50.00%) Office 365
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 12 (40.00%) DNS
4 12 (40.00%) LAN
4 12 (40.00%) Linux
4 12 (40.00%) Cisco
5 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (30.00%) CCNA
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (30.00%) WAN
7 8 (26.67%) VoIP
7 8 (26.67%) MS Office
7 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (20.00%) Android
9 6 (20.00%) Unix
9 6 (20.00%) Internet
9 6 (20.00%) CCNP
9 6 (20.00%) SSL
9 6 (20.00%) Project Management

Firewall
Top Related 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 (13.33%) Drupal
1 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.67%) WordPress
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Infor CRM
2 2 (6.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) VPN
2 12 (40.00%) DNS
2 12 (40.00%) LAN
3 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (30.00%) WAN
4 8 (26.67%) VoIP
5 6 (20.00%) Internet
5 6 (20.00%) SSL
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 4 (13.33%) LDAP
6 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.00%) BGP
7 3 (10.00%) Broadband
7 3 (10.00%) NetScreen
7 3 (10.00%) OSPF
7 3 (10.00%) WLAN
8 2 (6.67%) 3G
8 2 (6.67%) DSL
8 2 (6.67%) IPsec
8 2 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
1 4 (13.33%) Trac
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Electronics
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Administrator
1 6 (20.00%) IT Support
1 6 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) IT Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Business Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (40.00%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) Android
5 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 4 (13.33%) VMS
8 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Kanban
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Security Management
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
7 2 (6.67%) Content Management
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.67%) Information Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) C
2 4 (13.33%) C++
2 4 (13.33%) Perl
2 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) Python
2 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) CCNA
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (10.00%) JNCIS
4 3 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) MCTS
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) KVM
4 2 (6.67%) NFS
4 2 (6.67%) oVirt
4 2 (6.67%) pfSense
4 2 (6.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) FreeIPA
1 4 (13.33%) Nagios
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Bacula
2 2 (6.67%) HP SIM
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 16 (53.33%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) Juniper
3 5 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 4 (13.33%) CA
4 4 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Infor
4 4 (13.33%) Mitel
5 3 (10.00%) Brocade
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) Adobe
6 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) F5
6 2 (6.67%) Foundry
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Sophos
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits + Flexable working
Posted: 22 days ago