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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 24 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 49 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.53% 7.93% 8.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.67% 34.39% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 39
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
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
105 157 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.13% 23.05% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 89 125 81
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 59 (64.84%) Cisco
2 58 (63.74%) VMware
3 48 (52.75%) Windows
4 42 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (45.05%) ITIL
6 33 (36.26%) Linux
7 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
8 29 (31.87%) CCNA
9 28 (30.77%) LAN
10 26 (28.57%) WAN
10 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 26 (28.57%) Citrix
11 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
12 24 (26.37%) Internet
12 24 (26.37%) Juniper
12 24 (26.37%) VPN
13 21 (23.08%) MS Exchange
14 20 (21.98%) SLA
15 19 (20.88%) MS Excel
15 19 (20.88%) F5
15 19 (20.88%) High Availability
16 18 (19.78%) Incident Management
16 18 (19.78%) DNS
16 18 (19.78%) Finance
17 17 (18.68%) Unix
17 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (17.58%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (17.58%) SolarWinds
18 16 (17.58%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) Commerce Server
4 3 (3.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (20.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.69%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.77%) LAN
2 26 (28.57%) WAN
3 24 (26.37%) Internet
3 24 (26.37%) VPN
4 18 (19.78%) DNS
5 16 (17.58%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (14.29%) SAN
7 11 (12.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (10.99%) DHCP
8 10 (10.99%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
9 8 (8.79%) VoIP
10 7 (7.69%) BGP
10 7 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (7.69%) NetScaler
10 7 (7.69%) WLAN
11 6 (6.59%) IP Telephony
11 6 (6.59%) IPsec
12 5 (5.49%) NX-OS
12 5 (5.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.59%) SQLPlus
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.59%) Advertising
3 6 (6.59%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.40%) Back Office
5 2 (2.20%) Law
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Support Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (15.38%) Analyst
5 11 (12.09%) 1st Line Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Security Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Technical Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (10.99%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Administrator
6 10 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (8.79%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 8 (8.79%) Technical Support
7 8 (8.79%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Service Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) ELK Stack
2 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.19%) Driving Licence
3 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (6.59%) Fintech
4 6 (6.59%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (5.49%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) Clustering
6 3 (3.30%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.20%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.20%) Replication
8 1 (1.10%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 48 (52.75%) Windows
2 33 (36.26%) Linux
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
4 17 (18.68%) Unix
5 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (12.09%) VyOS
6 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.59%) AIX
7 6 (6.59%) Solaris
8 5 (5.49%) CatOS
9 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) ITIL
2 19 (20.88%) High Availability
3 18 (19.78%) Incident Management
4 16 (17.58%) Service Management
5 12 (13.19%) SIEM
6 11 (12.09%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (9.89%) Coaching
8 8 (8.79%) Load Balancing
8 8 (8.79%) Logistics
9 7 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.59%) ITIL V2
10 6 (6.59%) ITSM
10 6 (6.59%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (6.59%) Performance Management
10 6 (6.59%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.49%) Network Management
11 5 (5.49%) Time Management
12 4 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (31.87%) CCNA
3 16 (17.58%) CCNP
4 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (10.99%) CCSA
6 10 (10.99%) CCSE
6 10 (10.99%) Degree
7 3 (3.30%) MCP
7 3 (3.30%) MCSE
8 2 (2.20%) CISMP
8 2 (2.20%) MCITP
8 2 (2.20%) MCTS
9 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.10%) CCDA
9 1 (1.10%) CCIE
9 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.98%) SLA
2 12 (13.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.59%) vSphere
5 5 (5.49%) XenApp
5 5 (5.49%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.30%) Snort
7 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) WSUS
2 9 (9.89%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (9.89%) Tivoli
2 9 (9.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (5.49%) Kibana
3 5 (5.49%) logstash
3 5 (5.49%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.20%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (64.84%) Cisco
2 58 (63.74%) VMware
3 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
4 26 (28.57%) Citrix
5 24 (26.37%) Juniper
6 19 (20.88%) F5
7 16 (17.58%) CheckPoint
7 16 (17.58%) SolarWinds
8 12 (13.19%) HP
9 11 (12.09%) Brocade
9 11 (12.09%) Extreme Networks
9 11 (12.09%) Oracle
9 11 (12.09%) Vyatta
10 10 (10.99%) CA
11 6 (6.59%) Avaya
11 6 (6.59%) Intel Security
11 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.59%) Remedy
11 6 (6.59%) ServiceNow
12 3 (3.30%) Symantec
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