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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 15 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 4.92% - 15.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
15 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 24.59% 35.71% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 12
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +72.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £52,500
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
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 20 August 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 - 3 - -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) RIP
2 6 (66.67%) MPLS
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 6 (66.67%) VPLS
2 6 (66.67%) VLAN
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (22.22%) Lync
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) CCSP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) CCIP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CCDA
4 2 (22.22%) CCDP
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) RIP
1 6 (66.67%) MPLS
1 6 (66.67%) OSPF
1 6 (66.67%) BGP
1 6 (66.67%) VLAN
1 6 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCIE
1 2 (22.22%) CCSP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCIP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) CCDA
1 2 (22.22%) CCDP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell