Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 22 26
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 87 155 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.57% 9.10% 7.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.72% 37.90% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 84 143 153
Wiltshire median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.77% -15.58% +18.46%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,500 £47,500 £54,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +7.14%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 352 409 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 22.55% 24.00% 21.63%
Number of salaries quoted 325 373 424
Wiltshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £52,850
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Wiltshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Wiltshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Wiltshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salisbury -19 29 £45,000 -
Swindon -6 23 £39,500 +15.33% 2
Chippenham -16 18 £36,000 +10.77%
Melksham -2 7 £33,000 +1.54%
Corsham +2 5 £35,000 -7.89%
Trowbridge - 2 £55,000 -
Warminster - 1 £24,000 -
Calne - 1 £22,500 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 62 (71.26%) Windows
2 45 (51.72%) ITIL
2 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 39 (44.83%) TCP/IP
4 34 (39.08%) Cisco
4 34 (39.08%) VMware
5 33 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (37.93%) DNS
5 33 (37.93%) WAN
5 33 (37.93%) LAN
5 33 (37.93%) Security Cleared
6 32 (36.78%) CCNA
7 31 (35.63%) DHCP
8 28 (32.18%) Linux
9 27 (31.03%) Active Directory
9 27 (31.03%) Network Security
10 26 (29.89%) HTTP
11 25 (28.74%) SMTP
11 25 (28.74%) SC Cleared
11 25 (28.74%) DV Cleared
12 24 (27.59%) Windows Server
13 23 (26.44%) Infrastructure Management
13 23 (26.44%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (26.44%) vSphere
14 22 (25.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 22 (25.29%) Root Cause Analysis
14 22 (25.29%) Virtual Environments
14 22 (25.29%) FTP
14 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
14 22 (25.29%) CISSP

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 21 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Office 365
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (44.83%) TCP/IP
2 33 (37.93%) DNS
2 33 (37.93%) LAN
2 33 (37.93%) WAN
3 31 (35.63%) DHCP
4 27 (31.03%) Network Security
5 26 (29.89%) HTTP
6 25 (28.74%) SMTP
7 22 (25.29%) DMZ
7 22 (25.29%) FTP
7 22 (25.29%) X.400
8 17 (19.54%) IP Telephony
9 14 (16.09%) VPN
10 8 (9.20%) MPLS
11 7 (8.05%) Wireless
12 6 (6.90%) IPsec
12 6 (6.90%) OSPF
13 5 (5.75%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (4.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Network Engineer
2 28 (32.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 28 (32.18%) Security Engineer
3 26 (29.89%) Support Engineer
4 22 (25.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Support
5 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Field Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 5 (5.75%) Administrator
9 5 (5.75%) Network Security Specialist
9 5 (5.75%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) Java EE
2 2 (2.30%) JSON
2 2 (2.30%) Middleware
2 2 (2.30%) REST
2 2 (2.30%) SOAP
2 2 (2.30%) WSDL
2 2 (2.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (25.29%) CESG
3 11 (12.64%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.75%) Life Science
5 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.15%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 62 (71.26%) Windows
2 28 (32.18%) Linux
3 24 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (11.49%) Windows XP
8 9 (10.34%) Windows 10
9 7 (8.05%) Windows 8
10 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.45%) Unix
12 2 (2.30%) AIX
12 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) ITIL
2 23 (26.44%) Infrastructure Management
3 22 (25.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 22 (25.29%) Virtual Environments
4 9 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.75%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.75%) SIEM
5 5 (5.75%) Time Management
6 4 (4.60%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.60%) Proactive Management
7 2 (2.30%) ArchiMate
7 2 (2.30%) BPMN
7 2 (2.30%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (2.30%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.30%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.30%) People Management
7 2 (2.30%) Software Architecture
7 2 (2.30%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) Java
2 4 (4.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
1 33 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 32 (36.78%) CCNA
3 25 (28.74%) DV Cleared
3 25 (28.74%) SC Cleared
4 22 (25.29%) CISSP
4 22 (25.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (5.75%) MCSA
5 5 (5.75%) MCSE
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 23 (26.44%) vSphere
3 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) SCCM
2 5 (5.75%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.30%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 34 (39.08%) Cisco
2 34 (39.08%) VMware
3 11 (12.64%) CheckPoint
3 11 (12.64%) Dell
3 11 (12.64%) Juniper
4 5 (5.75%) AlienVault
5 4 (4.60%) F5
5 4 (4.60%) HP
5 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.45%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) NETGEAR
7 2 (2.30%) Nokia
7 2 (2.30%) Nortel
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle
7 2 (2.30%) Siemens
7 2 (2.30%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.15%) Brocade
8 1 (1.15%) Fortinet