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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 8 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 15.91% 8.70% 25.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 77.78% 20.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
9 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 20.45% 43.48% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 6
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £29,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,900 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
3 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (66.67%) Network Design
4 10 (66.67%) F5
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (53.33%) Blue Coat
5 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
5 8 (53.33%) McAfee
6 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
6 7 (46.67%) WAN
6 7 (46.67%) LAN
6 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (26.67%) VoIP
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) CCSP
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) ProCurve
8 4 (26.67%) Change Control
8 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (26.67%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (20.00%) Aruba
9 3 (20.00%) JNCIS
9 3 (20.00%) CCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (20.00%) RIP
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CCNP
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CCSP
4 3 (20.00%) JNCIS
4 3 (20.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
3 10 (66.67%) F5
4 8 (53.33%) Blue Coat
4 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (53.33%) McAfee
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) ProCurve
6 3 (20.00%) Aruba
6 3 (20.00%) Lumension
6 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Websense
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago