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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 31 79 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.71% 12.15% 8.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.13% 54.11% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 77 43
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
154 146 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.42% 22.46% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 144 138 116
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 28 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (51.32%) Cisco
2 32 (42.11%) Windows
3 29 (38.16%) VMware
4 27 (35.53%) Linux
4 27 (35.53%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (28.95%) ITIL
6 21 (27.63%) HP
6 21 (27.63%) VLAN
6 21 (27.63%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
7 17 (22.37%) CCNA
8 16 (21.05%) CCNP
9 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
10 14 (18.42%) OSPF
10 14 (18.42%) BGP
10 14 (18.42%) Wireless
11 13 (17.11%) CheckPoint
11 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (15.79%) HSRP
12 12 (15.79%) VRRP
13 11 (14.47%) EIGRP
13 11 (14.47%) Internet
13 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
13 11 (14.47%) DNS
13 11 (14.47%) SLA
13 11 (14.47%) WAN
13 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
13 11 (14.47%) LAN
13 11 (14.47%) ProCurve
13 11 (14.47%) Data Centre

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) Lync
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.63%) nginx
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.63%) Apache
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (10.53%) SaaS
2 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) VLAN
1 21 (27.63%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
3 14 (18.42%) OSPF
3 14 (18.42%) BGP
3 14 (18.42%) Wireless
4 12 (15.79%) HSRP
4 12 (15.79%) VRRP
5 11 (14.47%) Internet
5 11 (14.47%) EIGRP
5 11 (14.47%) DNS
5 11 (14.47%) LAN
5 11 (14.47%) WAN
6 10 (13.16%) RIP
7 8 (10.53%) VPN
7 8 (10.53%) SAN
8 7 (9.21%) MPLS
9 5 (6.58%) DHCP
10 4 (5.26%) FTP
10 4 (5.26%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) MySQL
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) SQLite
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Analyst
2 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Administrator
5 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.95%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.21%) Public Cloud
3 6 (7.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.26%) EqualLogic
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Windows
2 27 (35.53%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) UNIX
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.58%) AIX
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.95%) CentOS
7 2 (2.63%) Solaris
8 1 (1.32%) HPUX
8 1 (1.32%) Debian
8 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
2 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.58%) Validation
3 5 (6.58%) Change Management
3 5 (6.58%) Product Management
4 4 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.95%) Change Control
5 3 (3.95%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (3.95%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (3.95%) Project Management
5 3 (3.95%) Information Security
6 2 (2.63%) Network Design
6 2 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.63%) Network Management
6 2 (2.63%) ITIL V2
7 1 (1.32%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) Perl
2 6 (7.89%) Python
3 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.63%) SQL
3 2 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.37%) CCNA
3 16 (21.05%) CCNP
4 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.58%) MCSA
6 4 (5.26%) MCITP
7 3 (3.95%) CCIE
8 2 (2.63%) MCSE
9 1 (1.32%) CCSA
9 1 (1.32%) CCSE
9 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.84%) vSphere
4 5 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Tivoli
1 5 (6.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (6.58%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.95%) Nessus
Vendors
1 39 (51.32%) Cisco
2 29 (38.16%) VMware
3 21 (27.63%) HP
4 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.11%) CheckPoint
6 11 (14.47%) ProCurve
7 10 (13.16%) Citrix
8 9 (11.84%) Dell
9 7 (9.21%) Juniper
9 7 (9.21%) F5
10 4 (5.26%) Nokia
10 4 (5.26%) Oracle
11 3 (3.95%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.95%) WatchGuard
11 3 (3.95%) SonicWALL
11 3 (3.95%) Qualys
11 3 (3.95%) LogRhythm
12 2 (2.63%) Avaya
13 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.32%) Veeam
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