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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 54 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.18% 7.87% 6.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.53% 45.28% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 36
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
152 106 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.03% 17.38% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 123 81 99
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £28,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 43 (50.59%) Cisco
2 35 (41.18%) Windows
3 31 (36.47%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (29.41%) Linux
5 24 (28.24%) CCNA
5 24 (28.24%) HP
5 24 (28.24%) VMware
6 23 (27.06%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (24.71%) VLAN
7 21 (24.71%) Finance
8 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 19 (22.35%) ITIL
10 18 (21.18%) CCNP
10 18 (21.18%) CheckPoint
10 18 (21.18%) SaaS
11 17 (20.00%) SLA
12 16 (18.82%) Perl
13 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
13 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
14 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
14 14 (16.47%) HSRP
14 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
14 14 (16.47%) VRRP
15 12 (14.12%) Project Management
15 12 (14.12%) UNIX
15 12 (14.12%) Juniper
15 12 (14.12%) Network Security
16 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (12.94%) Incident Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.88%) Lync
3 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.71%) Apache
4 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.71%) nginx
5 2 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.18%) SaaS
2 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.88%) Office 365
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.06%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (24.71%) VLAN
3 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 14 (16.47%) HSRP
4 14 (16.47%) VRRP
5 12 (14.12%) Network Security
6 7 (8.24%) WAN
7 6 (7.06%) Internet
7 6 (7.06%) OSPF
7 6 (7.06%) BGP
7 6 (7.06%) HTTP
8 5 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (5.88%) Wireless
8 5 (5.88%) EIGRP
8 5 (5.88%) RIP
8 5 (5.88%) VPN
8 5 (5.88%) LAN
8 5 (5.88%) VoIP
8 5 (5.88%) SSL
9 4 (4.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.71%) SQLite
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQLPlus
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Welsh Language
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Network Engineer
2 19 (22.35%) Security Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Project Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Application Security Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Security Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) PCRE
1 5 (5.88%) CSS
1 5 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.18%) e-Health
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Windows
2 25 (29.41%) Linux
3 12 (14.12%) UNIX
4 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.59%) CentOS
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.71%) Debian
8 3 (3.53%) Solaris
9 2 (2.35%) Android
10 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Project Management
3 11 (12.94%) Incident Management
4 8 (9.41%) Product Management
5 6 (7.06%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.88%) OWASP
7 4 (4.71%) Information Security
7 4 (4.71%) ITIL V2
7 4 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (3.53%) People Management
9 2 (2.35%) Change Management
9 2 (2.35%) Validation
9 2 (2.35%) Cyber Security
9 2 (2.35%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.18%) Time Management
10 1 (1.18%) Network Design
10 1 (1.18%) High Availability
10 1 (1.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) Perl
2 11 (12.94%) Python
3 9 (10.59%) SQL
4 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.88%) PHP
4 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby
5 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (36.47%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (28.24%) CCNA
3 18 (21.18%) CCNP
4 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
6 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (8.24%) MCITP
8 6 (7.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (5.88%) MCSA
10 2 (2.35%) MCSE
10 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.18%) CCENT
11 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.18%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) vSphere
3 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.53%) XenServer
4 3 (3.53%) iptables
4 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Nessus
2 6 (7.06%) Tivoli
2 6 (7.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (7.06%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.53%) Nmap
3 3 (3.53%) Nagios
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Cisco
2 24 (28.24%) HP
2 24 (28.24%) VMware
3 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.18%) CheckPoint
5 12 (14.12%) Juniper
6 11 (12.94%) Citrix
7 10 (11.76%) Dell
7 10 (11.76%) SonicWALL
8 9 (10.59%) WatchGuard
9 7 (8.24%) F5
10 6 (7.06%) Nokia
10 6 (7.06%) Oracle
10 6 (7.06%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.88%) ProCurve
12 4 (4.71%) LogRhythm
12 4 (4.71%) Qualys
13 2 (2.35%) Remedy
13 2 (2.35%) Avaya
14 1 (1.18%) Brocade
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 5 days ago