Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 51 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 39 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.70% 3.55% 3.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 23.68% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 32
Swindon median annual salary £54,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.34% +9.85% -28.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,275 £22,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £56,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £55,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +52.78% +10.77% -16.13%

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 117 114 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 14.11% 14.98% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 105 105 148
Swindon median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -7.14% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,675 £21,350 £21,750
90th Percentile £69,500 £57,100 £52,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,900
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.45% -8.76%

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 23 (58.97%) Cisco
1 23 (58.97%) CheckPoint
2 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 15 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 14 (35.90%) CCNP
5 14 (35.90%) VPN
6 13 (33.33%) CCNA
6 13 (33.33%) ITIL
6 13 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (30.77%) VMware
7 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (28.21%) Information Security
9 10 (25.64%) Wireless
9 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
10 9 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
10 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
11 8 (20.51%) LogRhythm
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (20.51%) Presales
11 8 (20.51%) MPLS
11 8 (20.51%) WAN
11 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) Snort
12 7 (17.95%) Network Security
12 7 (17.95%) DNS
12 7 (17.95%) DHCP
12 7 (17.95%) Unix

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 4 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) VPN
2 13 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (25.64%) Wireless
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (20.51%) MPLS
5 8 (20.51%) WAN
6 7 (17.95%) DHCP
6 7 (17.95%) DNS
6 7 (17.95%) Network Security
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (15.38%) IPsec
7 6 (15.38%) OSPF
7 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
8 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (12.82%) Internet
8 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.26%) HTTP
9 4 (10.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Operational Security Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Operations Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Security Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Security Operations Manager
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Cyberattack
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Unix
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Information Security
3 8 (20.51%) Presales
4 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
6 5 (12.82%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Decision-Making
7 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (10.26%) SIEM
7 4 (10.26%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Business Development
8 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) IT Governance
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Network Design
8 3 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 3 (7.69%) Python
1 3 (7.69%) Tcl
2 2 (5.13%) C
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.90%) CCNP
3 13 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.26%) CISM
5 4 (10.26%) CISSP
5 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) MCP
6 3 (7.69%) CCSA
6 3 (7.69%) CCSE
6 3 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.56%) CCDP
7 1 (2.56%) CCIE
7 1 (2.56%) CISMP
7 1 (2.56%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.56%) MCSE
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (7.69%) GDPR
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Snort
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) VMware NSX
4 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) KVM
5 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (12.82%) OSSEC
3 4 (10.26%) FortiGate
4 3 (7.69%) ArcSight ESM
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (5.13%) SCCM
6 1 (2.56%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) CheckPoint
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) VMware
3 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 8 (20.51%) LogRhythm
5 5 (12.82%) F5
6 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.69%) ArcSight
7 3 (7.69%) Clearswift
7 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.69%) Google
7 3 (7.69%) Meraki
7 3 (7.69%) Qualys
8 2 (5.13%) Juniper
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.56%) EMC
9 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.56%) HP
9 1 (2.56%) IBM