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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 9 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 13.56% 9.84% 18.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 61.54% 42.86% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Average salary £45,500 £57,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.17% +156.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,800 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £59,100 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 22.03% 22.95% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 7
Average salary £45,000 £57,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +178.04%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (56.25%) Juniper
4 9 (56.25%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) LAN
4 9 (56.25%) F5
4 9 (56.25%) Network Design
5 8 (50.00%) CCNP
6 6 (37.50%) Change Control
7 5 (31.25%) CCNA
7 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) McAfee
8 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
9 3 (18.75%) CCSE
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 3 (18.75%) Lumension
9 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (18.75%) Aruba
9 3 (18.75%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (18.75%) RIP
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Network Design
2 6 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) CCSE
5 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Juniper
2 9 (56.25%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) McAfee
3 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
4 3 (18.75%) Aruba
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Websense
4 3 (18.75%) Lumension
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £37500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago