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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 33 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 42 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.11% 4.52% 5.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.89% 23.62% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 19
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -0.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
108 127 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.72% 19.16% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 90 110 53
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 62 (74.70%) Cisco
2 39 (46.99%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (45.78%) LAN
3 38 (45.78%) VPN
4 37 (44.58%) VMware
5 36 (43.37%) WAN
6 33 (39.76%) Windows
6 33 (39.76%) Juniper
7 28 (33.73%) ITIL
7 28 (33.73%) Windows Server
8 26 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (28.92%) Finance
10 23 (27.71%) Linux
10 23 (27.71%) CCNP
11 22 (26.51%) Active Directory
12 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
12 21 (25.30%) CCNA
13 20 (24.10%) DNS
13 20 (24.10%) F5
14 18 (21.69%) CheckPoint
15 17 (20.48%) Internet
15 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
15 17 (20.48%) Load Balancing
15 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (20.48%) SolarWinds
16 16 (19.28%) Wireless
16 16 (19.28%) Telecoms
16 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
17 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.61%) IIS
4 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (45.78%) LAN
1 38 (45.78%) VPN
2 36 (43.37%) WAN
3 26 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (24.10%) DNS
5 17 (20.48%) Internet
6 16 (19.28%) TCP/IP
6 16 (19.28%) Wireless
7 13 (15.66%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (14.46%) SAN
9 11 (13.25%) DHCP
10 10 (12.05%) IPsec
10 10 (12.05%) VoIP
11 9 (10.84%) BGP
11 9 (10.84%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (10.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (10.84%) NetScaler
12 8 (9.64%) MPLS
12 8 (9.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.20%) SQLPlus
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 16 (19.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.64%) Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.02%) Advertising
6 2 (2.41%) Back Office
6 2 (2.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (57.83%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) Administrator
2 12 (14.46%) Senior Network Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) Support Engineer
2 12 (14.46%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (12.05%) Network Support
3 10 (12.05%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) LAN Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) WAN Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Senior IT Support
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Network Support
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Juniper Support
8 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (10.84%) Driving Licence
4 7 (8.43%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.82%) EqualLogic
6 3 (3.61%) Clustering
6 3 (3.61%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.61%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.41%) Replication
8 1 (1.20%) Fintech
8 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.76%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Windows Server
3 23 (27.71%) Linux
4 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.84%) VyOS
7 8 (9.64%) CatOS
7 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.43%) Unix
9 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) ITIL
2 17 (20.48%) Load Balancing
3 11 (13.25%) High Availability
4 9 (10.84%) Coaching
4 9 (10.84%) DDoS Mitigation
4 9 (10.84%) Network Management
4 9 (10.84%) Service Management
5 8 (9.64%) Change Control
5 8 (9.64%) WAN Optimisation
6 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (8.43%) Time Management
7 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.23%) Performance Management
7 6 (7.23%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.61%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.61%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.61%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (3.61%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.61%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) Perl
1 2 (2.41%) Python
2 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (46.99%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.71%) CCNP
3 21 (25.30%) CCNA
4 10 (12.05%) Degree
5 9 (10.84%) CCSA
5 9 (10.84%) CCSE
5 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.61%) CCIE
8 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.41%) MCTS
9 1 (1.20%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.20%) CCDA
9 1 (1.20%) CISSP
9 1 (1.20%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (26.51%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.05%) vSphere
4 5 (6.02%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.61%) Snort
5 3 (3.61%) XenApp
5 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.61%) XenServer
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (4.82%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (4.82%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (74.70%) Cisco
2 37 (44.58%) VMware
3 33 (39.76%) Juniper
4 20 (24.10%) F5
5 18 (21.69%) CheckPoint
6 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.48%) SolarWinds
7 10 (12.05%) Citrix
8 9 (10.84%) Brocade
8 9 (10.84%) Vyatta
9 8 (9.64%) CA
10 6 (7.23%) Avaya
10 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.82%) Dell
11 4 (4.82%) HP
12 3 (3.61%) Nexenta
13 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.41%) Radware
13 2 (2.41%) TippingPoint
14 1 (1.20%) Remedy
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