The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 14 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 11.70% 4.38% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.00% 53.85% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 3
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +23.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £37,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,900 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Newport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 26.60% 8.13% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 12 41
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +33.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Firewall
Salary Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newport region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Newport

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newport region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Newport

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 26 (86.67%) Cisco
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
4 15 (50.00%) CCNP
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 12 (40.00%) LAN
6 12 (40.00%) WAN
7 11 (36.67%) VPN
8 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 10 (33.33%) VMware
8 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (30.00%) Juniper
10 8 (26.67%) Dell
10 8 (26.67%) Citrix
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
10 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (26.67%) EqualLogic
10 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (23.33%) Network Management
11 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (23.33%) VCP5
11 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (23.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.00%) Lync
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) LAN
1 12 (40.00%) WAN
2 11 (36.67%) VPN
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (23.33%) iSCSI
4 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (20.00%) Wireless
6 4 (13.33%) VLAN
6 4 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) VoIP
7 2 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Project Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall Support
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) EqualLogic
1 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Network Management
3 6 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.67%) Change Control
5 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) CCNP
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (23.33%) MCITP
2 7 (23.33%) VCP5
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) CCSA
4 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) Juniper
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) Dell
5 8 (26.67%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
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