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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 9 23 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 89 36 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.11% 6.86% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 58.55% 34.29% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83 27 5
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,700 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
152 105 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.39% 20.00% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 136 82 61
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 24 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 102 (75.56%) Cisco
2 71 (52.59%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (46.67%) VMware
4 53 (39.26%) CCNP
5 49 (36.30%) Windows
6 48 (35.56%) CheckPoint
7 47 (34.81%) CCNA
8 46 (34.07%) LAN
8 46 (34.07%) WAN
9 40 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (24.44%) Linux
12 32 (23.70%) TCP/IP
13 29 (21.48%) MPLS
14 28 (20.74%) Finance
14 28 (20.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 27 (20.00%) Active Directory
16 26 (19.26%) Juniper
16 26 (19.26%) VLAN
17 25 (18.52%) HSRP
17 25 (18.52%) BGP
17 25 (18.52%) ITIL
18 23 (17.04%) Internet
18 23 (17.04%) SAN
19 22 (16.30%) VPN
20 21 (15.56%) MS Exchange
20 21 (15.56%) HP
20 21 (15.56%) F5
21 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
22 19 (14.07%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 21 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.85%) SharePoint
3 14 (10.37%) Lync
4 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.19%) IIS
6 6 (4.44%) Apache
6 6 (4.44%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.74%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.33%) SaaS
2 17 (12.59%) Office 365
3 9 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 46 (34.07%) LAN
1 46 (34.07%) WAN
2 40 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (23.70%) TCP/IP
4 29 (21.48%) MPLS
5 28 (20.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (19.26%) VLAN
7 25 (18.52%) HSRP
7 25 (18.52%) BGP
8 23 (17.04%) Internet
8 23 (17.04%) SAN
9 22 (16.30%) VPN
10 18 (13.33%) DHCP
11 15 (11.11%) DNS
12 11 (8.15%) Network Security
12 11 (8.15%) VRRP
13 10 (7.41%) tcpdump
14 9 (6.67%) PuTTY
14 9 (6.67%) SecureCRT
14 9 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) MySQL
1 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) OLAP
3 1 (0.74%) OLTP
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Welsh Language
3 13 (9.63%) Advertising
4 6 (4.44%) Retail
5 3 (2.22%) French Language
5 3 (2.22%) German Language
5 3 (2.22%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (31.85%) Network Engineer
2 22 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) Analyst
5 11 (8.15%) Project Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) Network Team Leader
6 10 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.93%) Security Analyst
8 7 (5.19%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Administrator
9 6 (4.44%) Architect
9 6 (4.44%) Network Operations Team Leader
9 6 (4.44%) Operations Team Leader
10 5 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.70%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Network Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) .NET
1 1 (0.74%) CSS
1 1 (0.74%) JSP
1 1 (0.74%) XML
1 1 (0.74%) HTML
1 1 (0.74%) Middleware
1 1 (0.74%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.48%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.30%) Windows
2 33 (24.44%) Linux
3 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.41%) UNIX
7 9 (6.67%) Debian
8 8 (5.93%) CentOS
9 5 (3.70%) AIX
10 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.48%) NetWare
12 1 (0.74%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.52%) ITIL
2 19 (14.07%) Load Balancing
3 15 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 13 (9.63%) Project Management
5 12 (8.89%) Email Migration
6 11 (8.15%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (6.67%) Network Management
8 8 (5.93%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.93%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (4.44%) Network Design
10 5 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.70%) Change Management
11 4 (2.96%) Product Management
12 3 (2.22%) Risk Analysis
13 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2
13 2 (1.48%) Problem Management
14 1 (0.74%) Information Security
14 1 (0.74%) Network Load Balancing
14 1 (0.74%) High Availability
14 1 (0.74%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.11%) Perl
2 12 (8.89%) Python
3 8 (5.93%) SQL
4 2 (1.48%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) RPG
5 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.74%) AWK
Qualifications
1 71 (52.59%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (39.26%) CCNP
3 47 (34.81%) CCNA
4 13 (9.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.67%) CCSE
5 9 (6.67%) JNCIS
5 9 (6.67%) CCIP
6 7 (5.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (5.19%) CCIE
7 6 (4.44%) CCDP
8 4 (2.96%) Degree
9 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.48%) MCSA
10 2 (1.48%) CCENT
11 1 (0.74%) CEH
11 1 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.19%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.44%) Nmap
6 5 (3.70%) UAG
7 3 (2.22%) vSphere
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.74%) XenApp
8 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.44%) Nagios
2 6 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (4.44%) Nessus
3 2 (1.48%) OpenView
3 2 (1.48%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 102 (75.56%) Cisco
2 63 (46.67%) VMware
3 48 (35.56%) CheckPoint
4 26 (19.26%) Juniper
5 21 (15.56%) HP
5 21 (15.56%) F5
6 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 15 (11.11%) Dell
8 11 (8.15%) WatchGuard
8 11 (8.15%) SonicWALL
9 10 (7.41%) Citrix
10 9 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.96%) Avaya
11 4 (2.96%) JBoss
11 4 (2.96%) Intel
12 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.48%) Novell
13 2 (1.48%) CA
13 2 (1.48%) NetApp
13 2 (1.48%) Remedy
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