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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 4 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 22.22% 41.18% 25.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 55.26% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 10
Average salary £26,000 £62,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.40% +108.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
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
5 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 55.56% 74.51% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 16
Average salary £46,500 £62,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.60% +92.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Sage
4 2 (28.57%) Internet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) VRRP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Support
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Support
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Radware
3 2 (28.57%) Sage
3 2 (28.57%) TippingPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet