The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 20 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 52 38 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.92% 6.34% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.15% 38.78% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 98 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.52% 16.36% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84 91 66
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South Wales

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 16 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 55 (85.94%) Cisco
2 37 (57.81%) VMware
3 35 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (42.19%) CCNA
5 26 (40.63%) WAN
6 25 (39.06%) Windows
6 25 (39.06%) LAN
7 24 (37.50%) CheckPoint
8 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
8 23 (35.94%) CCNP
9 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (32.81%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (32.81%) HSRP
11 18 (28.13%) SAN
12 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
13 16 (25.00%) MPLS
14 15 (23.44%) BGP
14 15 (23.44%) HP
14 15 (23.44%) VPN
14 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
14 15 (23.44%) ITIL
14 15 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (21.88%) SharePoint
15 14 (21.88%) DHCP
16 12 (18.75%) VLAN
16 12 (18.75%) Juniper
16 12 (18.75%) Project Management
16 12 (18.75%) Email Migration
16 12 (18.75%) Office 365
16 12 (18.75%) Lync

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
2 14 (21.88%) SharePoint
3 12 (18.75%) Lync
4 6 (9.38%) Apache
4 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.56%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Office 365
2 8 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.63%) WAN
2 25 (39.06%) LAN
3 21 (32.81%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (32.81%) HSRP
4 18 (28.13%) SAN
5 16 (25.00%) MPLS
6 15 (23.44%) BGP
6 15 (23.44%) VPN
6 15 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (21.88%) DHCP
8 12 (18.75%) VLAN
9 11 (17.19%) VRRP
9 11 (17.19%) DNS
10 10 (15.63%) Internet
11 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.94%) Wireless
13 6 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (9.38%) Network Security
13 6 (9.38%) VoIP
14 5 (7.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 10 (15.63%) Advertising
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Project Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
5 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
5 3 (4.69%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Systems Support
6 2 (3.13%) Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
1 1 (1.56%) JSP
1 1 (1.56%) XML
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) e-Health
2 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) AIX
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.56%) SUSE
7 1 (1.56%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Project Management
2 12 (18.75%) Email Migration
3 6 (9.38%) Network Design
4 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.25%) Network Management
5 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) Change Control
6 3 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.13%) Change Management
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.56%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.56%) Migration
8 1 (1.56%) Operations Management
8 1 (1.56%) Product Management
8 1 (1.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.56%) Perl
2 1 (1.56%) RPG
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (42.19%) CCNA
3 23 (35.94%) CCNP
4 11 (17.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.81%) CCIP
6 4 (6.25%) CCDP
7 3 (4.69%) MCSE
7 3 (4.69%) MCSA
7 3 (4.69%) CCIE
8 2 (3.13%) CCENT
9 1 (1.56%) VCP5
9 1 (1.56%) MCITP
9 1 (1.56%) Degree
9 1 (1.56%) CCA
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.38%) UAG
5 5 (7.81%) vSphere
6 1 (1.56%) XenApp
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.69%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.13%) OpenView
3 2 (3.13%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.56%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 55 (85.94%) Cisco
2 37 (57.81%) VMware
3 24 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 15 (23.44%) HP
5 12 (18.75%) Juniper
6 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.63%) WatchGuard
6 10 (15.63%) SonicWALL
7 9 (14.06%) Dell
8 7 (10.94%) Citrix
9 6 (9.38%) Intel
10 5 (7.81%) JBoss
10 5 (7.81%) Avaya
10 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.69%) IBM
12 2 (3.13%) CA
12 2 (3.13%) F5
12 2 (3.13%) Remedy
13 1 (1.56%) Veeam
13 1 (1.56%) NetApp
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus,training,company car
Posted: 16 days ago