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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 51 37 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.35% 6.23% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.54% 37.00% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 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 £24,500 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
112 100 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.33% 16.84% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 87 95 67
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
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 23 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 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 36 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (56.25%) VMware
3 28 (43.75%) CCNA
4 26 (40.63%) WAN
4 26 (40.63%) LAN
5 25 (39.06%) CCNP
6 24 (37.50%) Windows
7 23 (35.94%) CheckPoint
7 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
8 22 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (34.38%) HSRP
9 21 (32.81%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (28.13%) SAN
11 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
12 16 (25.00%) VPN
13 15 (23.44%) HP
13 15 (23.44%) ITIL
13 15 (23.44%) MPLS
13 15 (23.44%) BGP
13 15 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
14 14 (21.88%) SharePoint
14 14 (21.88%) DHCP
15 12 (18.75%) VLAN
15 12 (18.75%) Juniper
15 12 (18.75%) Project Management
15 12 (18.75%) Email Migration
15 12 (18.75%) Office 365
15 12 (18.75%) Lync

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 14 (21.88%) SharePoint
1 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.75%) Lync
3 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.56%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) 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
1 26 (40.63%) LAN
2 22 (34.38%) HSRP
3 21 (32.81%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (28.13%) SAN
5 16 (25.00%) VPN
6 15 (23.44%) MPLS
6 15 (23.44%) BGP
6 15 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (21.88%) DHCP
8 12 (18.75%) VLAN
9 11 (17.19%) VRRP
10 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
10 10 (15.63%) DNS
10 10 (15.63%) Internet
11 7 (10.94%) VoIP
11 7 (10.94%) Wireless
12 6 (9.38%) SSH
12 6 (9.38%) TELNET
12 6 (9.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 10 (15.63%) Advertising
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) 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%) Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Network Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.13%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Systems Support
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
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 24 (37.50%) 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%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.25%) Network Management
5 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.13%) Change Control
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%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.56%) Product Management
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 36 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (43.75%) CCNA
3 25 (39.06%) CCNP
4 11 (17.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (9.38%) CCIP
6 5 (7.81%) CCDP
6 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
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
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 36 (56.25%) VMware
3 23 (35.94%) 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%) SolarWinds
10 5 (7.81%) Intel
11 4 (6.25%) JBoss
11 4 (6.25%) Avaya
12 3 (4.69%) IBM
13 2 (3.13%) CA
13 2 (3.13%) F5
13 2 (3.13%) Remedy
14 1 (1.56%) Veeam
14 1 (1.56%) NetApp
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