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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 13 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 8.82% 6.94% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 21.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
8 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 23.53% 31.94% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 9
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +1 2 £21,500 -57.84%
Flintshire - 1 £40,000 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
2 2 (33.33%) Red Gate
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 2 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Red Gate
1 2 (33.33%) Veeam
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle