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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 11 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 13.79% 24.14% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 33.33% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £38,400 £28,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.73% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
10 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 34.48% 72.41% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 25
Average salary £38,400 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) SAP Certification
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) MCP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 4 (50.00%) Commerce Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) Commerce Server
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) BGP
1 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (50.00%) VRRP
1 4 (50.00%) IPsec
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) NAS
1 4 (50.00%) FWSM
1 4 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SAP Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec