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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 13 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 13.70% 11.36% 4.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 76.92% 55.56% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 6
Average salary £27,500 £36,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% -21.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £36,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £36,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
13 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 17.81% 20.45% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 9
Average salary £27,500 £36,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% +69.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (47.62%) CCNA
4 7 (33.33%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) ADSL
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
5 6 (28.57%) DNS
5 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) CCNP
5 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (28.57%) Network Security
6 5 (23.81%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (23.81%) SonicWALL
6 5 (23.81%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (23.81%) Network Management
6 5 (23.81%) F5
6 5 (23.81%) 3Com
6 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (23.81%) Statistics
6 5 (23.81%) Change Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (19.05%) Lync
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 6 (28.57%) ADSL
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (23.81%) FDDI
3 5 (23.81%) Internet
3 5 (23.81%) OSPF
3 5 (23.81%) BGP
3 5 (23.81%) EIGRP
3 5 (23.81%) PPP
3 5 (23.81%) RIP
3 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
3 5 (23.81%) Broadband
3 5 (23.81%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Server Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Network Management
1 5 (23.81%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNA
3 6 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) WhatsUp Gold
1 5 (23.81%) OpenView
1 5 (23.81%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) SonicWALL
3 5 (23.81%) F5
3 5 (23.81%) 3Com
3 5 (23.81%) Remedy
3 5 (23.81%) BMC
3 5 (23.81%) Nokia
3 5 (23.81%) Nortel
4 4 (19.05%) Siemens
4 4 (19.05%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Mitel
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Websense
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago