Period
to 20 January 2018

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

Firewall
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 34 25
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 42 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.09% 5.36% 7.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 24.56% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 63
Swindon median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% -14.44%
10th Percentile £28,350 £23,138 £26,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,125 £57,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% -4.64%

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 96 171 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 14.84% 21.81% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 87 142 181
Swindon median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -5.19% -16.30%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £52,500 £56,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -1.32%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Office 365
4 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.00%) Proactive Management
6 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (15.00%) MPLS
6 3 (15.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) VBScript
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (15.00%) SMTP
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) HTTP

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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) HTTP
4 3 (15.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) SMTP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) SSH
5 1 (5.00%) Telnet
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 4 (20.00%) Field Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Proactive Management
3 1 (5.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) Aruba
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee