Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 45 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 31 33 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.23% 4.11% 6.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.93% 25.19% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 77
Swindon median annual salary £55,000 £42,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.18% +9.74% -14.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,438 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,100 £62,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +35.71% +4.48% -11.84%

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 111 131 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 15.14% 16.31% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 91 106 244
Swindon median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £22,750 £26,395
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £56,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
4 11 (35.48%) VPN
4 11 (35.48%) Windows
5 9 (29.03%) Juniper
5 9 (29.03%) Blue Coat
5 9 (29.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (29.03%) F5
6 8 (25.81%) ProxySG
6 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
7 7 (22.58%) Wireless
7 7 (22.58%) VMware
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (22.58%) Forcepoint
7 7 (22.58%) CCNP
7 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
7 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
7 7 (22.58%) Network Security
7 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (19.35%) LogRhythm
8 6 (19.35%) Security Operations
8 6 (19.35%) CSIRT
8 6 (19.35%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (19.35%) OSSEC
8 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
8 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (19.35%) FortiGate

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 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (35.48%) VPN
3 9 (29.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (22.58%) Network Security
4 7 (22.58%) Wireless
5 6 (19.35%) Sourcefire
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (16.13%) IPsec
6 5 (16.13%) OSPF
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (12.90%) DHCP
7 4 (12.90%) DNS
8 3 (9.68%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
9 2 (6.45%) BGP
9 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
9 2 (6.45%) NAS
9 2 (6.45%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Security Engineer
1 12 (38.71%) Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Operational Security Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Operations Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Security Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Security Operations Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Security Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Cyberattack
2 3 (9.68%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Information Security
1 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
1 6 (19.35%) Security Monitoring
1 6 (19.35%) Security Operations
1 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.90%) Presales
3 3 (9.68%) IT Governance
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CCNP
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) ProxySG
2 6 (19.35%) Snort
3 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (19.35%) CSIRT
2 6 (19.35%) FortiGate
2 6 (19.35%) OSSEC
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
3 9 (29.03%) Blue Coat
3 9 (29.03%) F5
3 9 (29.03%) Juniper
4 7 (22.58%) Forcepoint
4 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) LogRhythm
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) Clearswift
7 3 (9.68%) McAfee
8 2 (6.45%) Meraki
8 2 (6.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.23%) IronPort