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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 25 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 6.15% 9.69% 6.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 31.15% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 10
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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
39 61 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 15.98% 31.12% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35 54 20
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Newport

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) SolarWinds
3 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 12 (54.55%) Windows
5 11 (50.00%) MCSE
5 11 (50.00%) MCSA
5 11 (50.00%) LAN
5 11 (50.00%) Dell
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (50.00%) EqualLogic
6 10 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (45.45%) Extreme Networks
6 10 (45.45%) F5
6 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (45.45%) CCNA
6 10 (45.45%) WAN
6 10 (45.45%) Linux
7 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 9 (40.91%) Juniper
7 9 (40.91%) Finance
7 9 (40.91%) Advertising
7 9 (40.91%) Brocade
7 9 (40.91%) High Availability
7 9 (40.91%) VyOS
7 9 (40.91%) Driving Licence
7 9 (40.91%) Vyatta

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) NAS
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) ExtremeXOS
4 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
General
1 9 (40.91%) Advertising
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Data Centre Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 9 (40.91%) Driving Licence
3 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) High Availability
2 1 (4.55%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) MCSA
1 11 (50.00%) MCSE
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (45.45%) CCNA
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (36.36%) CCSA
3 8 (36.36%) CCSE
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) SolarWinds
3 11 (50.00%) Dell
4 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 10 (45.45%) Extreme Networks
4 10 (45.45%) F5
5 9 (40.91%) Brocade
5 9 (40.91%) Juniper
5 9 (40.91%) Vyatta
6 8 (36.36%) CA
7 6 (27.27%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (13.64%) SonicWALL