The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South Wales / Bridgend
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 27.27% 25.86% 22.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 75.00% 88.24% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 10
Median salary £45,000 £20,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+119.51% -54.44%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
4 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 36.36% 29.31% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 12
Median salary £40,000 £20,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+95.12% -47.43%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

The demand trend of job ads across the Bridgend region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bridgend region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) ADSL
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) RIP
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat