The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 47.62% 27.27% 28.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 62.50% 60.00% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 20
Average salary £62,500 £31,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.41% -33.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £28,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £39,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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 Caerphilly region.

Communications & Networking Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 76.19% 45.45% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 33
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Caerphilly region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

Firewall
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Caerphilly region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Caerphilly

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Caerphilly region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 20 (66.67%) Cisco
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
1 20 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (60.00%) ISO 9001
3 17 (56.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (53.33%) HP
4 16 (53.33%) SAP
4 16 (53.33%) SAP Certification
4 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (46.67%) Product Management
6 13 (43.33%) Load Balancing
7 12 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (40.00%) ITIL
8 11 (36.67%) Citrix
9 10 (33.33%) Windows
9 10 (33.33%) Internet
10 9 (30.00%) MPLS
10 9 (30.00%) OSPF
10 9 (30.00%) BGP
10 9 (30.00%) IPv6
10 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
10 9 (30.00%) F5
10 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
10 9 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
10 9 (30.00%) BIG-IP
11 8 (26.67%) UNIX
11 8 (26.67%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 4 (13.33%) Apache
1 4 (13.33%) IIS
1 4 (13.33%) Commerce Server
1 4 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (33.33%) Internet
3 9 (30.00%) MPLS
3 9 (30.00%) OSPF
3 9 (30.00%) BGP
3 9 (30.00%) IPv6
3 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 9 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
3 9 (30.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (13.33%) NAS
5 4 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (6.67%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Support Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) UNIX Support
4 4 (13.33%) UNIX Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (56.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.33%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) AIX
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Product Management
3 13 (43.33%) Load Balancing
4 12 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.67%) Logistics
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) SAP Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSE
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.33%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) MCP
3 4 (13.33%) RHCE
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (60.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Nessus
1 4 (13.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) HP
2 16 (53.33%) SAP
3 11 (36.67%) Citrix
4 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (30.00%) F5
5 8 (26.67%) Veritas
6 4 (13.33%) Qualys
6 4 (13.33%) LogRhythm
6 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) Veeam
7 2 (6.67%) Fortinet