Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 63 43
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 39 20 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.78% 2.48% 4.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.89% 18.52% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 58
Swindon median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -6.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £32,650 £28,375 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £57,500 £60,605
Wiltshire median annual salary £51,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +47.14% +12.90% -21.52%

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 135 108 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 16.54% 13.40% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 112 94 201
Swindon median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £57,200 £55,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% +4.48% -9.46%

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 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
2 19 (48.72%) CheckPoint
3 17 (43.59%) VPN
3 17 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (25.64%) Juniper
5 10 (25.64%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) Blue Coat
5 10 (25.64%) F5
6 9 (23.08%) OSSEC
6 9 (23.08%) Security Architecture
6 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
6 9 (23.08%) ProxySG
6 9 (23.08%) Snort
6 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (23.08%) CCNP
6 9 (23.08%) Wireless
6 9 (23.08%) LogRhythm
6 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 9 (23.08%) Security Operations
7 8 (20.51%) Information Security
7 8 (20.51%) Forcepoint
7 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.51%) Unix
7 8 (20.51%) Network Security
7 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (20.51%) FortiGate
7 8 (20.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
1 17 (43.59%) VPN
2 12 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (23.08%) Wireless
4 8 (20.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (20.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (20.51%) Network Security
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (17.95%) Sourcefire
6 6 (15.38%) IPsec
6 6 (15.38%) OSPF
6 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.82%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (12.82%) DHCP
7 5 (12.82%) DNS
7 5 (12.82%) MPLS
7 5 (12.82%) WAN
8 4 (10.26%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (10.26%) Wireshark
9 3 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Security Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Operational Security Manager
4 9 (23.08%) Operations Manager
4 9 (23.08%) Security Manager
4 9 (23.08%) Security Operations Manager
5 7 (17.95%) Security Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 3 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Cyberattack
2 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Security Architecture
1 9 (23.08%) Security Operations
2 8 (20.51%) Information Security
2 8 (20.51%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (17.95%) Presales
3 7 (17.95%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (10.26%) IT Governance
6 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Network Design
7 3 (7.69%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
8 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.56%) Open Source
9 1 (2.56%) People Management
9 1 (2.56%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) CCNP
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
4 1 (2.56%) CISMP
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) ProxySG
1 9 (23.08%) Snort
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) KVM
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (23.08%) OSSEC
2 8 (20.51%) FortiGate
3 7 (17.95%) CSIRT
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (5.13%) SCCM
6 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco
2 19 (48.72%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.64%) Blue Coat
3 10 (25.64%) F5
3 10 (25.64%) Juniper
4 9 (23.08%) LogRhythm
4 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 8 (20.51%) Forcepoint
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) VMware
7 4 (10.26%) Clearswift
8 3 (7.69%) McAfee
8 3 (7.69%) Meraki
9 1 (2.56%) IronPort
9 1 (2.56%) Qualys
9 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.56%) Thales
9 1 (2.56%) Veeam