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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 5.33% 2.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.78% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £31,792 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.22%
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
23 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 15.33% 8.99% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 8
Average salary £35,000 £32,646 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.21% +0.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £55,000 £34,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (58.33%) Juniper
6 6 (50.00%) VPN
6 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (33.33%) Change Control
9 3 (25.00%) Perl
9 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (25.00%) Sybase
9 3 (25.00%) XML
9 3 (25.00%) UNIX
9 3 (25.00%) AIX
9 3 (25.00%) Linux
9 3 (25.00%) Python
9 3 (25.00%) IBM
9 3 (25.00%) CCNP
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (25.00%) SAN
9 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (25.00%) VMware
9 3 (25.00%) Clustering
9 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) DVB
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall Support
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) STB
2 2 (16.67%) DTV
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
2 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) VCP5
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Sybase
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago