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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 21 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 5.50% 13.09% 6.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.75% 41.67% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 10
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
53 60 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 26.50% 31.41% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 18
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 12 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Newport

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 13 (81.25%) VMware
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds
4 9 (56.25%) Linux
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) CCNA
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (50.00%) High Availability
6 7 (43.75%) F5
6 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (43.75%) Vyatta
6 7 (43.75%) VyOS
6 7 (43.75%) Driving Licence
6 7 (43.75%) Juniper
6 7 (43.75%) CA
6 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) Advertising
6 7 (43.75%) CCSE
6 7 (43.75%) Brocade
6 7 (43.75%) CCSA
7 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (31.25%) EqualLogic
8 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (31.25%) Dell
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (43.75%) Advertising
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Driving Licence
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (31.25%) EqualLogic
3 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) VyOS
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (6.25%) BCP
2 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Change Control
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Information Security
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNA
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCSA
2 7 (43.75%) CCSE
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (25.00%) MCSA
4 4 (25.00%) MCSE
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds
4 7 (43.75%) Brocade
4 7 (43.75%) CA
4 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
4 7 (43.75%) F5
4 7 (43.75%) Juniper
4 7 (43.75%) Vyatta
5 5 (31.25%) Dell
6 4 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (6.25%) Apple
9 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
9 1 (6.25%) Sophos
9 1 (6.25%) Veritas