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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 53 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 86 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.15% 12.74% 7.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 57.33% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 24 82 31
Average salary £31,750 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.18% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £24,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
143 150 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.33% 22.22% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 129 137 85
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 £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 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 40 (50.00%) Cisco
2 32 (40.00%) Windows
3 29 (36.25%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (33.75%) Linux
4 27 (33.75%) VMware
5 25 (31.25%) HP
6 23 (28.75%) ITIL
6 23 (28.75%) VLAN
7 22 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
8 19 (23.75%) CCNA
9 18 (22.50%) CCNP
10 16 (20.00%) SLA
11 15 (18.75%) VRRP
11 15 (18.75%) HSRP
12 14 (17.50%) SaaS
12 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
12 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
13 13 (16.25%) Perl
13 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
14 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
14 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (13.75%) ProCurve
15 11 (13.75%) BGP
15 11 (13.75%) EIGRP
15 11 (13.75%) Finance
15 11 (13.75%) Wireless
16 10 (12.50%) OSPF
16 10 (12.50%) Dell
16 10 (12.50%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) Lync
3 4 (5.00%) nginx
3 4 (5.00%) Apache
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) SaaS
2 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) VLAN
2 22 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (18.75%) HSRP
3 15 (18.75%) VRRP
4 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
5 11 (13.75%) BGP
5 11 (13.75%) EIGRP
5 11 (13.75%) Wireless
6 10 (12.50%) OSPF
6 10 (12.50%) RIP
7 9 (11.25%) Internet
8 6 (7.50%) Network Security
9 5 (6.25%) SAN
9 5 (6.25%) DNS
10 4 (5.00%) LAN
10 4 (5.00%) WAN
10 4 (5.00%) DHCP
11 3 (3.75%) SSL
11 3 (3.75%) HTTP
11 3 (3.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) MySQL
1 4 (5.00%) SQLite
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Welsh Language
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.75%) Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) Security Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Project Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.00%) Security Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Application Security Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Information Security Architect
8 3 (3.75%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (3.75%) XML
2 3 (3.75%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.50%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Windows
2 27 (33.75%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) UNIX
4 5 (6.25%) AIX
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.25%) CentOS
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) Solaris
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.25%) Debian
6 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.25%) HPUX
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.00%) Product Management
4 6 (7.50%) Project Management
5 5 (6.25%) Change Management
5 5 (6.25%) Validation
5 5 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.00%) Information Security
7 3 (3.75%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.75%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (3.75%) OWASP
8 2 (2.50%) ITIL V2
8 2 (2.50%) Network Design
8 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.25%) Service Management
9 1 (1.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.25%) Logistics
9 1 (1.25%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) Perl
2 9 (11.25%) Python
3 5 (6.25%) SQL
4 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.75%) PHP
5 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (23.75%) CCNA
3 18 (22.50%) CCNP
4 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.25%) MCITP
6 5 (6.25%) MCSA
7 3 (3.75%) CCIE
8 2 (2.50%) MCSE
9 1 (1.25%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.00%) vSphere
4 5 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Tivoli
1 6 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (7.50%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 40 (50.00%) Cisco
2 27 (33.75%) VMware
3 25 (31.25%) HP
4 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.50%) CheckPoint
6 11 (13.75%) ProCurve
7 10 (12.50%) Dell
7 10 (12.50%) Citrix
8 6 (7.50%) Juniper
8 6 (7.50%) Nokia
8 6 (7.50%) WatchGuard
8 6 (7.50%) SonicWALL
8 6 (7.50%) Blue Coat
8 6 (7.50%) F5
9 4 (5.00%) LogRhythm
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle
9 4 (5.00%) Qualys
10 2 (2.50%) Avaya
11 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.25%) Veeam
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