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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 4.46% 2.27% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.00% 11.54% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £29,646
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,400 £27,929
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £35,400 £31,363
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
20 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 9.90% 19.70% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Newport

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) CCNP
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (39.29%) Wireless
3 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (35.71%) WAN
5 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
5 9 (32.14%) LAN
5 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
5 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (28.57%) Network Management
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (28.57%) CCNA
6 8 (28.57%) SLA
6 8 (28.57%) Dell
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
6 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (17.86%) EqualLogic
7 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (17.86%) iSCSI
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.86%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (14.29%) VLAN
8 4 (14.29%) HSRP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
1 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Wireless
2 10 (35.71%) WAN
3 9 (32.14%) LAN
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (17.86%) iSCSI
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (14.29%) VRRP
6 4 (14.29%) VLAN
6 4 (14.29%) HSRP
7 3 (10.71%) OSPF
7 3 (10.71%) BGP
7 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.71%) RIP
7 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.14%) VPN
8 2 (7.14%) SAN
8 2 (7.14%) Network Security
9 1 (3.57%) DMZ
9 1 (3.57%) HTTP
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 12 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) EqualLogic
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
1 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 8 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Product Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) SIEM
3 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
3 1 (3.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CCNP
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
4 8 (28.57%) Dell
5 5 (17.86%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) ProCurve
8 2 (7.14%) Veeam
8 2 (7.14%) Acronis
9 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.57%) Juniper
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.57%) Qualys