Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 42 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 32 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.22% 3.95% 6.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.18% 19.05% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 57
Swindon median annual salary £39,500 £34,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.33% -16.46% +4.46%
10th Percentile £26,375 £23,563 £26,800
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,125 £65,450
Wiltshire median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +10.77% -15.58% +26.23%

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 114 168 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 15.97% 20.72% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 103 144 178
Swindon median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% -9.09% -14.44%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £58,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Swindon

Firewall
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Swindon.

Salary trend for Firewall in Swindon

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Swindon over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
4 8 (34.78%) VPN
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 6 (26.09%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) Proactive Management
7 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
7 4 (17.39%) Office 365
7 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
7 4 (17.39%) HTTP
7 4 (17.39%) VBScript
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.04%) MPLS
8 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
8 3 (13.04%) SMTP
8 3 (13.04%) DHCP
8 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
8 3 (13.04%) Network Security

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) HTTP
5 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (13.04%) DHCP
6 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
6 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
6 3 (13.04%) MPLS
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 3 (13.04%) SMTP
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) BGP
8 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.35%) HSRP
8 1 (4.35%) IPsec
8 1 (4.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Support Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
4 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Field Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
1 4 (17.39%) Proactive Management
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) High Availability
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.35%) Network Design
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.70%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Aruba
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto