The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 9 6 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 16.44% 22.45% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 73.33% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 5
Average salary £22,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Firewall
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 24.66% 30.61% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 6
Average salary £27,500 £36,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% -23.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £55,000 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Bridgend

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) DHCP
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) DNS
3 9 (39.13%) CCNA
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (26.09%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) CCNP
5 6 (26.09%) ADSL
5 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
5 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
6 5 (21.74%) Internet
6 5 (21.74%) OSPF
6 5 (21.74%) Remedy
6 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
6 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 5 (21.74%) Change Management
6 5 (21.74%) FDDI
6 5 (21.74%) 3Com
6 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DHCP
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) VPN
3 6 (26.09%) ADSL
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (26.09%) Network Security
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (21.74%) FDDI
4 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (21.74%) Broadband
4 5 (21.74%) ISDN
4 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
4 5 (21.74%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) PPP
4 5 (21.74%) RIP
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 5 (21.74%) OSPF
4 5 (21.74%) BGP
4 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Server Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Change Management
1 5 (21.74%) Network Management
2 3 (13.04%) Change Control
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) CCNA
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (26.09%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) OpenView
1 5 (21.74%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (21.74%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Nortel
4 5 (21.74%) BMC
4 5 (21.74%) Nokia
4 5 (21.74%) Remedy
4 5 (21.74%) SonicWALL
4 5 (21.74%) F5
4 5 (21.74%) 3Com
5 4 (17.39%) Siemens
5 4 (17.39%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Websense
7 1 (4.35%) Mitel
7 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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