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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 6 13 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 32.14% 21.28% 66.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 38.46% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Average salary £38,400 £29,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.41% -35.55%
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
21 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 75.00% 55.32% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 9
Average salary £38,400 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.69% -4.44%
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
Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Caerphilly region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (60.00%) Product Management
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (50.00%) MPLS
4 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 5 (50.00%) BGP
4 5 (50.00%) IPv6
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) SAP Certification
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Veritas
5 4 (40.00%) Commerce Server
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) SAP
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (40.00%) Commerce Server
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) IPv6
2 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (60.00%) Product Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCP
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Veritas
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) VMware