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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 8 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 20.83% 38.46% 17.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% 47.62% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Average salary £40,000 £38,400 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
12 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 50.00% 80.77% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 23
Average salary £40,000 £38,400 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,260 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £38,400
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (44.44%) ISO22301
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (44.44%) ISO 9001
3 8 (44.44%) SAP
3 8 (44.44%) SAP Certification
3 8 (44.44%) HP
4 7 (38.89%) RHCE
4 7 (38.89%) AIX
4 7 (38.89%) Solaris
4 7 (38.89%) Clustering
4 7 (38.89%) NetBackup
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 7 (38.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (33.33%) High Availability
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (22.22%) Product Management
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 4 (22.22%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) BGP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) HSRP
4 2 (11.11%) IPsec
4 2 (11.11%) IPv6
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) VRRP
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Support
2 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Unix Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Unix Support
3 2 (11.11%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) COM
2 2 (11.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 7 (38.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (38.89%) AIX
2 7 (38.89%) Solaris
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) High Availability
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) PLM
4 4 (22.22%) Product Management
5 3 (16.67%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SAP Certification
2 7 (38.89%) RHCE
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) CCNP
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (16.67%) SCSA
5 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (44.44%) ISO 9001
2 8 (44.44%) ISO22301
3 4 (22.22%) SLA
4 3 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) SAP
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) F5
5 4 (22.22%) Veritas
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Qualys
7 2 (11.11%) Radware
7 2 (11.11%) Sage
7 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 2 (11.11%) TippingPoint
8 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.56%) Juniper