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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 22 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 6.58% - 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £55,000
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 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 25.00% 16.13% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 7
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -12.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £38,000
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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 £51,000 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper