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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 29 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 45 62 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.46% 8.92% 8.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.61% 53.45% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 41
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
152 116 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.81% 16.69% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 122 89 98
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £48,000
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 28 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 43 (53.09%) Cisco
2 33 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (37.04%) Windows
4 27 (33.33%) HP
5 26 (32.10%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (29.63%) VLAN
6 24 (29.63%) Linux
7 23 (28.40%) CCNA
8 22 (27.16%) ITIL
9 21 (25.93%) CCNP
9 21 (25.93%) VMware
10 19 (23.46%) Finance
10 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
10 19 (23.46%) SLA
11 18 (22.22%) CheckPoint
11 18 (22.22%) SaaS
12 17 (20.99%) HSRP
12 17 (20.99%) VRRP
13 16 (19.75%) Perl
14 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
14 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
15 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
15 12 (14.81%) Incident Management
15 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
15 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
16 11 (13.58%) Python
16 11 (13.58%) UNIX
16 11 (13.58%) Juniper
16 11 (13.58%) Network Security
17 10 (12.35%) SonicWALL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) Lync
3 4 (4.94%) nginx
3 4 (4.94%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.22%) SaaS
2 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.10%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (29.63%) VLAN
3 17 (20.99%) HSRP
3 17 (20.99%) VRRP
4 13 (16.05%) TCP/IP
5 11 (13.58%) Network Security
6 9 (11.11%) OSPF
6 9 (11.11%) BGP
7 8 (9.88%) RIP
7 8 (9.88%) Internet
7 8 (9.88%) EIGRP
7 8 (9.88%) Wireless
8 6 (7.41%) HTTP
9 5 (6.17%) SSL
9 5 (6.17%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (4.94%) VoIP
10 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (3.70%) WAN
11 3 (3.70%) VPN
11 3 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.94%) SQLite
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) SQLPlus
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Welsh Language
3 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Project Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Application Security Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Lead Network Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) CSS
2 5 (6.17%) XML
2 5 (6.17%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (4.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) e-Health
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.04%) Windows
2 24 (29.63%) Linux
3 11 (13.58%) UNIX
4 8 (9.88%) CentOS
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.70%) Debian
6 3 (3.70%) AIX
6 3 (3.70%) Solaris
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.23%) Android
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 10 (12.35%) Project Management
4 8 (9.88%) Product Management
5 6 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.17%) OWASP
7 4 (4.94%) ITIL V2
7 4 (4.94%) Information Security
7 4 (4.94%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Validation
8 3 (3.70%) Change Management
9 2 (2.47%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.47%) Service Management
10 1 (1.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.23%) ITSM
10 1 (1.23%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.23%) Network Design
10 1 (1.23%) Logistics
10 1 (1.23%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) Perl
2 11 (13.58%) Python
3 9 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (6.17%) PHP
4 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.23%) Ruby
5 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.23%) C#
5 1 (1.23%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (28.40%) CCNA
3 21 (25.93%) CCNP
4 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
5 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (7.41%) MCITP
9 5 (6.17%) MCSA
10 2 (2.47%) MCSE
11 1 (1.23%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.23%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.23%) CISSP
11 1 (1.23%) CCENT
11 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) SLA
2 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.94%) vSphere
4 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.47%) iptables
6 1 (1.23%) KVM
6 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 6 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (7.41%) Nessus
2 2 (2.47%) Nmap
2 2 (2.47%) Nagios
3 1 (1.23%) OpenView
3 1 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 43 (53.09%) Cisco
2 27 (33.33%) HP
3 21 (25.93%) VMware
4 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
5 18 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 11 (13.58%) Juniper
7 10 (12.35%) SonicWALL
7 10 (12.35%) Dell
7 10 (12.35%) Citrix
8 9 (11.11%) WatchGuard
9 8 (9.88%) ProCurve
10 7 (8.64%) F5
11 6 (7.41%) Oracle
11 6 (7.41%) Nokia
11 6 (7.41%) Blue Coat
12 4 (4.94%) Qualys
12 4 (4.94%) LogRhythm
13 2 (2.47%) Remedy
13 2 (2.47%) Avaya
14 1 (1.23%) Google
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