The table below looks at the statistics for GCFW in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCFW over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Firewall Analyst (GCFW)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing GCFW 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - -
GCFW
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Qualifications Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 53.85% 14.39% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 18
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £25,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GCFW
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing GCFW 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 GCFW.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCWN
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Micro
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

GCFW
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing GCFW 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 GCFW. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCWN
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Micro