The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 47 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 29 82 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.66% 12.18% 7.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.08% 58.57% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 73 32
Average salary £32,250 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.85% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £54,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
152 140 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.19% 20.80% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 129 116 92
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Firewall
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cardiff region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Cardiff

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 46 (56.10%) Cisco
2 35 (42.68%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (37.80%) Windows
4 28 (34.15%) HP
5 27 (32.93%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (30.49%) Linux
6 25 (30.49%) ITIL
7 24 (29.27%) VLAN
8 23 (28.05%) CCNP
9 22 (26.83%) CCNA
9 22 (26.83%) VMware
10 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
10 19 (23.17%) SLA
11 17 (20.73%) CheckPoint
11 17 (20.73%) VRRP
11 17 (20.73%) HSRP
12 13 (15.85%) Finance
12 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
12 13 (15.85%) SaaS
13 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
13 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
13 12 (14.63%) Perl
13 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
13 12 (14.63%) BGP
14 11 (13.41%) EIGRP
14 11 (13.41%) Wireless
14 11 (13.41%) Dell
14 11 (13.41%) OSPF
14 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
14 11 (13.41%) ProCurve

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.10%) Lync
3 4 (4.88%) nginx
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) SaaS
2 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (29.27%) VLAN
3 17 (20.73%) VRRP
3 17 (20.73%) HSRP
4 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
5 12 (14.63%) BGP
6 11 (13.41%) EIGRP
6 11 (13.41%) Wireless
6 11 (13.41%) OSPF
7 10 (12.20%) Network Security
7 10 (12.20%) RIP
8 9 (10.98%) Internet
9 4 (4.88%) SAN
10 3 (3.66%) SSL
10 3 (3.66%) HTTP
10 3 (3.66%) VoIP
10 3 (3.66%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.44%) WAN
11 2 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.88%) SQLite
3 3 (3.66%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) SQLPlus
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (46.34%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Security Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Project Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Lead Network Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Information Architect
9 3 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.66%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) CSS
2 3 (3.66%) XML
2 3 (3.66%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) e-Health
4 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.80%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Linux
3 9 (10.98%) UNIX
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.10%) AIX
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.10%) CentOS
5 3 (3.66%) Solaris
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.22%) Debian
7 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) ITIL
2 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
3 8 (9.76%) Product Management
3 8 (9.76%) Project Management
4 6 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (6.10%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.88%) Change Management
6 4 (4.88%) Validation
6 4 (4.88%) Information Security
6 4 (4.88%) ITIL V2
7 3 (3.66%) OWASP
7 3 (3.66%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.44%) Network Design
8 2 (2.44%) Service Management
9 1 (1.22%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.22%) ITSM
9 1 (1.22%) Logistics
9 1 (1.22%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) Perl
2 8 (9.76%) Python
3 7 (8.54%) SQL
4 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.66%) PHP
5 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (42.68%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (28.05%) CCNP
3 22 (26.83%) CCNA
4 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
5 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.10%) MCSA
7 5 (6.10%) MCITP
8 3 (3.66%) CCIE
9 2 (2.44%) MCSE
10 1 (1.22%) CCENT
10 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.22%) CISSP
10 1 (1.22%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) vSphere
4 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Tivoli
1 6 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (7.32%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (4.88%) Nessus
3 1 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) Cisco
2 28 (34.15%) HP
3 22 (26.83%) VMware
4 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.73%) CheckPoint
6 11 (13.41%) Dell
6 11 (13.41%) ProCurve
7 10 (12.20%) Citrix
7 10 (12.20%) Juniper
8 8 (9.76%) WatchGuard
8 8 (9.76%) SonicWALL
9 7 (8.54%) F5
10 6 (7.32%) Oracle
10 6 (7.32%) Blue Coat
10 6 (7.32%) Nokia
11 4 (4.88%) Qualys
11 4 (4.88%) LogRhythm
12 2 (2.44%) Remedy
12 2 (2.44%) Avaya
13 1 (1.22%) CA
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