The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Newport region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 25 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 0.71% 2.82% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 16.67% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £38,396 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 9.93% 16.90% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 16
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South Wales

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 25 July 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 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco
5 6 (54.55%) IBM
5 6 (54.55%) AIX
5 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 6 (54.55%) UNIX
5 6 (54.55%) Python
5 6 (54.55%) Perl
5 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (54.55%) Sybase
5 6 (54.55%) XML
5 6 (54.55%) Clustering
5 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) CCNP
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Nagios
7 3 (27.27%) DTV
7 3 (27.27%) DVB

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) DVB
5 2 (18.18%) IPsec
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Head of Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) STB
2 3 (27.27%) DTV
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
1 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) VCP5
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCA
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Sybase
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) TippingPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix