The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bridgend region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 15 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 7.94% 15.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 69.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £57,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+165.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 17.46% 22.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 0
Average salary £45,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+109.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South Wales

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 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) F5
4 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (41.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) McAfee
5 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Network Design
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) CCNP
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) OSPF
8 2 (16.67%) Remedy
8 2 (16.67%) Avaya
8 2 (16.67%) BGP
8 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 2 (16.67%) OpenView
8 2 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (16.67%) Nortel
8 2 (16.67%) BMC
8 2 (16.67%) Nokia

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) ADSL
5 2 (16.67%) Broadband
5 2 (16.67%) ISDN
5 2 (16.67%) PBX
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) PPP
5 2 (16.67%) RIP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (16.67%) FDDI
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
1 5 (41.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) GIAC
3 1 (8.33%) GCIA
3 1 (8.33%) GCFW
3 1 (8.33%) GCWN
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
1 2 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) McAfee
4 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) Nortel
5 2 (16.67%) BMC
5 2 (16.67%) Nokia
5 2 (16.67%) Siemens
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) 3Com
5 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
6 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro
6 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
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