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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 10 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 11.90% 4.58% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 66.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £36,500 £46,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.92% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 23.81% 6.87% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Average salary £36,500 £21,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.76% -42.66%
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 28 July 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) F5
3 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 7 (77.78%) Network Design
4 6 (66.67%) BGP
4 6 (66.67%) SonicWALL
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (66.67%) OSPF
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) RIP
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) CCNP
5 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) LAN
5 5 (55.56%) Websense
5 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 5 (55.56%) JNCIS
5 5 (55.56%) McAfee
5 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
5 5 (55.56%) CCSE
5 5 (55.56%) Aruba
5 5 (55.56%) Lumension
5 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) BGP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (66.67%) OSPF
1 6 (66.67%) RIP
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) PBX
5 1 (11.11%) ADSL
5 1 (11.11%) Broadband
5 1 (11.11%) ISDN
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) PPP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (55.56%) Escalation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) JNCIS
2 5 (55.56%) CCSE
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) GIAC
4 1 (11.11%) GCIA
4 1 (11.11%) GCFW
4 1 (11.11%) GCWN
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView
1 1 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Juniper
2 8 (88.89%) F5
3 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
4 6 (66.67%) SonicWALL
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) Websense
5 5 (55.56%) McAfee
5 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
5 5 (55.56%) Aruba
5 5 (55.56%) Lumension
6 1 (11.11%) Nortel
6 1 (11.11%) Remedy
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) BMC
6 1 (11.11%) Nokia
6 1 (11.11%) Siemens
6 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro
6 1 (11.11%) 3Com
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago