The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 53 13
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -40
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 62 29 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.54% 3.45% 11.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 49.21% 18.13% 54.05%
Number of salaries quoted 54 29 77
Median salary £30,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
126 160 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.36% 19.02% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 107 149 138
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 78 (62.90%) VMware
2 66 (53.23%) Microsoft
3 65 (52.42%) Windows
4 60 (48.39%) ITIL
5 56 (45.16%) Cisco
6 49 (39.52%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (37.90%) SLA
8 46 (37.10%) Linux
9 41 (33.06%) Citrix
10 38 (30.65%) CCNA
10 38 (30.65%) Internet
11 37 (29.84%) MS Excel
11 37 (29.84%) MS Exchange
12 34 (27.42%) Active Directory
13 31 (25.00%) Incident Management
14 28 (22.58%) Windows Server
15 27 (21.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 27 (21.77%) HP
16 26 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (19.35%) Office 365
17 24 (19.35%) LAN
18 23 (18.55%) WAN
19 22 (17.74%) VPN
19 22 (17.74%) Tivoli
19 22 (17.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 22 (17.74%) HP Data Protector
20 20 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
22 17 (13.71%) AIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (29.84%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.61%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Commerce Server
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (29.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.06%) MS Office
3 3 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.35%) Office 365
2 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.84%) SaaS
5 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.42%) IaaS
5 3 (2.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.65%) Internet
2 24 (19.35%) LAN
3 23 (18.55%) WAN
4 22 (17.74%) VPN
5 16 (12.90%) DNS
6 11 (8.87%) VLAN
7 10 (8.06%) TCP/IP
8 9 (7.26%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (7.26%) VoIP
9 8 (6.45%) NAS
9 8 (6.45%) Wireless
10 7 (5.65%) HTTP
11 6 (4.84%) IPsec
11 6 (4.84%) WLAN
12 5 (4.03%) BGP
12 5 (4.03%) OSPF
12 5 (4.03%) SSL
13 4 (3.23%) DHCP
13 4 (3.23%) SAN
13 4 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.03%) SQLPlus
3 2 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (8.87%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Back Office
3 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Advertising
4 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (33.87%) Support Engineer
2 20 (16.13%) Technical Engineer
3 19 (15.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 19 (15.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (12.90%) Network Engineer
5 15 (12.10%) 1st Line Engineer
5 15 (12.10%) Technical Support
5 15 (12.10%) Technical Support Engineer
6 14 (11.29%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (11.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 14 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (10.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (10.48%) Security Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 11 (8.87%) 1st Line Technical Support
9 11 (8.87%) Analyst
10 10 (8.06%) IT Support
11 8 (6.45%) Administrator
11 8 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.45%) ELK Stack
2 2 (1.61%) .NET
2 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.65%) Fintech
3 7 (5.65%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.03%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.03%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.03%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (3.23%) Clustering
7 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.42%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.61%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.61%) Replication
9 1 (0.81%) BYOD
9 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.81%) NHS
9 1 (0.81%) PMI
9 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (52.42%) Windows
2 46 (37.10%) Linux
3 28 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 26 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (13.71%) AIX
6 16 (12.90%) Unix
6 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (5.65%) CentOS
9 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.03%) Solaris
10 4 (3.23%) Debian
10 4 (3.23%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.23%) VyOS
11 3 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.81%) CatOS
13 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (48.39%) ITIL
2 31 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 15 (12.10%) Service Management
4 14 (11.29%) Logistics
5 13 (10.48%) Mentoring
5 13 (10.48%) SIEM
6 12 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (7.26%) High Availability
7 9 (7.26%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (5.65%) Data Security
8 7 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.65%) Information Security
8 7 (5.65%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (5.65%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (4.84%) Data Protection
9 6 (4.84%) Resource Management
10 5 (4.03%) Information Assurance
10 5 (4.03%) ITIL V2
10 5 (4.03%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.48%) SQL
2 7 (5.65%) Perl
2 7 (5.65%) Python
3 5 (4.03%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (39.52%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (30.65%) CCNA
3 27 (21.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (11.29%) CCNP
6 8 (6.45%) MCSE
7 6 (4.84%) CISSP
7 6 (4.84%) Degree
7 6 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.23%) CCSA
8 4 (3.23%) CCSE
9 3 (2.42%) MCITP
10 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.61%) CISMP
10 2 (1.61%) MCP
10 2 (1.61%) MCTS
11 1 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.81%) CISM
11 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (37.90%) SLA
2 20 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (27.42%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.03%) XenApp
5 5 (4.03%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (3.23%) vSphere
7 3 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.61%) iptables
8 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (17.74%) HP Data Protector
1 22 (17.74%) Tivoli
1 22 (17.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (10.48%) WSUS
3 6 (4.84%) Kibana
3 6 (4.84%) logstash
4 5 (4.03%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (4.03%) Nagios
5 4 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.61%) Ansible
7 2 (1.61%) Nessus
7 2 (1.61%) Nmap
7 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.61%) Puppet
8 1 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 78 (62.90%) VMware
2 66 (53.23%) Microsoft
3 56 (45.16%) Cisco
4 41 (33.06%) Citrix
5 27 (21.77%) HP
6 12 (9.68%) Oracle
7 10 (8.06%) F5
8 8 (6.45%) Dell
9 7 (5.65%) Juniper
9 7 (5.65%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.84%) Brocade
10 6 (4.84%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.84%) Intel Security
10 6 (4.84%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.84%) Vyatta
11 5 (4.03%) Remedy
11 5 (4.03%) ServiceNow
12 4 (3.23%) CA
12 4 (3.23%) NETGEAR
12 4 (3.23%) Sage
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