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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 5 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 16.00% 10.00% 18.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 33.33% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 13
Average salary £57,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
6 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 24.00% 30.00% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 34
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £21,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
1 20 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (75.00%) ISO 9001
3 16 (66.67%) HP
3 16 (66.67%) SAP Certification
3 16 (66.67%) SAP
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (58.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (45.83%) UNIX
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco
6 10 (41.67%) ITIL
6 10 (41.67%) Product Management
7 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (33.33%) Internet
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) COM
8 7 (29.17%) Citrix
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (25.00%) RHCE
9 6 (25.00%) Veritas
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (25.00%) AIX
9 6 (25.00%) Solaris
9 6 (25.00%) Apache
9 6 (25.00%) Clustering
9 6 (25.00%) NetBackup

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (20.83%) Spanning Tree
3 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
3 5 (20.83%) MPLS
3 5 (20.83%) OSPF
3 5 (20.83%) BGP
3 5 (20.83%) BIG-IP
3 5 (20.83%) IPv6
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Security Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Network Architect
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX Support
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX Specialist
3 5 (20.83%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (58.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) UNIX
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) AIX
3 6 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Product Management
3 6 (25.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.83%) Information Security
4 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) SAP Certification
2 6 (25.00%) RHCE
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (75.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (20.83%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) SAP
2 16 (66.67%) HP
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 6 (25.00%) Veritas
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.83%) Qualys
6 5 (20.83%) SolarWinds
6 5 (20.83%) F5
6 5 (20.83%) LogRhythm
7 2 (8.33%) Veeam
7 2 (8.33%) Fortinet