Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 49 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 92 78 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.22% 5.14% 7.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.83% 25.00% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 86 87 141
Wiltshire median annual salary £55,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.78% +10.77% -16.67%
10th Percentile £32,000 £25,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,900 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -

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 386 312 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 21.89% 20.57% 22.71%
Number of salaries quoted 334 293 383
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,225 £23,100 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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
Swindon +16 40 £55,000 +42.86% 8
Salisbury -17 22 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Corsham +3 5 £39,500 +12.86% 6
Calne +1 4 £30,000 +42.86%
Chippenham -9 4 £65,000 +100.00% 2
Marlborough - 1 £23,500 -
Firewall
South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 59 (64.13%) Cisco
2 50 (54.35%) Microsoft
3 47 (51.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 46 (50.00%) Windows
5 40 (43.48%) Security Cleared
6 38 (41.30%) SC Cleared
7 36 (39.13%) VMware
8 33 (35.87%) Security Monitoring
9 32 (34.78%) Active Directory
9 32 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (33.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (33.70%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (32.61%) Linux
11 30 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 29 (31.52%) Amazon AWS
12 29 (31.52%) Project Management
12 29 (31.52%) Windows Server
13 28 (30.43%) MS Exchange
13 28 (30.43%) SCCM
14 27 (29.35%) PowerShell
14 27 (29.35%) VPN
14 27 (29.35%) Windows 10
15 26 (28.26%) TOGAF
15 26 (28.26%) CCNA
15 26 (28.26%) SCOM
15 26 (28.26%) Data Protection
15 26 (28.26%) Enterprise Architecture
15 26 (28.26%) Technical Architecture
15 26 (28.26%) Mobile Device Management
15 26 (28.26%) Windows 7

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 28 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 25 (27.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (27.17%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (11.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (31.52%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.70%) Office 365
4 3 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.09%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) PaaS
5 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (51.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 27 (29.35%) VPN
3 26 (28.26%) Unified Communications
4 25 (27.17%) Software-Defined Networking
5 22 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (23.91%) Network Security
6 16 (17.39%) DHCP
6 16 (17.39%) DNS
7 15 (16.30%) Wireless
8 13 (14.13%) IPsec
8 13 (14.13%) OSPF
9 12 (13.04%) Cisco Firepower
9 12 (13.04%) WAN
10 11 (11.96%) MPLS
10 11 (11.96%) Wireshark
11 10 (10.87%) Spanning Tree
12 8 (8.70%) LAN
13 7 (7.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
13 7 (7.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (11.96%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Legal
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Architect
2 26 (28.26%) Network Engineer
3 21 (22.83%) Lead Architect
3 21 (22.83%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 21 (22.83%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (21.74%) Security Engineer
5 15 (16.30%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (15.22%) Support Engineer
7 11 (11.96%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (10.87%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 10 (10.87%) Senior Security Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) Operational Security Manager
9 9 (9.78%) Operations Manager
9 9 (9.78%) Security Manager
9 9 (9.78%) Security Operations Manager
10 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) Consultant
12 5 (5.43%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Blackberry
1 25 (27.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
3 11 (11.96%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (10.87%) Cyberattack
5 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) Replication
9 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 46 (50.00%) Windows
2 32 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (32.61%) Linux
4 29 (31.52%) Windows Server
5 27 (29.35%) Windows 10
6 26 (28.26%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.70%) Unix
8 7 (7.61%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.09%) Android
11 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) Security Monitoring
2 29 (31.52%) Project Management
3 26 (28.26%) Data Protection
3 26 (28.26%) Enterprise Architecture
3 26 (28.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 26 (28.26%) Technical Architecture
3 26 (28.26%) TOGAF
4 25 (27.17%) ArchiMate
4 25 (27.17%) PRINCE2
5 23 (25.00%) ITIL
6 21 (22.83%) MODAF
7 16 (17.39%) Network Design
8 14 (15.22%) Information Security
9 12 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (11.96%) Migration
10 11 (11.96%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (10.87%) Security Operations
12 9 (9.78%) Security Architecture
13 8 (8.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.17%) C
3 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) Tcl
3 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 38 (41.30%) SC Cleared
3 31 (33.70%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (28.26%) CCNA
5 25 (27.17%) DV Cleared
5 25 (27.17%) TOGAF Certification
6 22 (23.91%) CCNP
7 5 (5.43%) MCP
8 4 (4.35%) CISM
8 4 (4.35%) CISSP
8 4 (4.35%) Degree
9 3 (3.26%) CCDA
9 3 (3.26%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (3.26%) MCSE
9 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.17%) MCSA
11 1 (1.09%) CCDP
11 1 (1.09%) CCSA
11 1 (1.09%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (3.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (3.26%) GDPR
2 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 31 (33.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (27.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (9.78%) Snort
5 5 (5.43%) ProxySG
6 3 (3.26%) Firmware
6 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.17%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.09%) KVM
8 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.09%) vSphere
8 1 (1.09%) XenApp
8 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (30.43%) SCCM
2 26 (28.26%) SCOM
3 25 (27.17%) vRealize
4 15 (16.30%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (10.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (9.78%) OSSEC
7 8 (8.70%) FortiGate
8 4 (4.35%) CSIRT
9 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.09%) Ansible
9 1 (1.09%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.09%) Puppet
9 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (64.13%) Cisco
2 50 (54.35%) Microsoft
3 36 (39.13%) VMware
4 22 (23.91%) CheckPoint
5 16 (17.39%) SolarWinds
6 10 (10.87%) Clearswift
6 10 (10.87%) F5
6 10 (10.87%) Juniper
7 9 (9.78%) LogRhythm
8 7 (7.61%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.43%) Forcepoint
10 3 (3.26%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.26%) Google
10 3 (3.26%) Qualys
11 2 (2.17%) EMC
11 2 (2.17%) McAfee
11 2 (2.17%) Meraki
11 2 (2.17%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.17%) Veeam