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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 1.80% 7.55% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
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
18 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 16.22% 18.87% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 3
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco