The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 21 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 4.41% 2.74% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £51,000 £28,125 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
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 North Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 27.94% 10.96% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 13
Average salary £36,500 £31,125 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.26% -28.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £43,500 £39,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Firewall
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the North Wales region.

Firewall Salary Trend in North Wales

Firewall
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in North Wales

Firewall
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham -2 3 £51,000 +81.33%
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) RIP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCSP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIP
4 1 (12.50%) CCDA
4 1 (12.50%) CCDP
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) RIP
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPLS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
2 1 (12.50%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCSP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCIP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 1 (12.50%) F5