The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 22 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 102 94 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.51% 10.23% 8.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.68% 46.77% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77 82 73
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,750 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 201 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.86% 21.87% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 248 172 209
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Firewall
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Firewall Salary Trend in South Wales

Firewall
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in South Wales

Firewall
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cardiff +4 49 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Newport +2 22 £40,000 +4.57% 3
Caerphilly +7 16 £62,500 +108.33% 3
Bridgend +3 8 £45,500 -20.17% 1
Glamorgan - 4 £35,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - - 1
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 126 (70.79%) Cisco
2 74 (41.57%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (41.57%) Windows
3 58 (32.58%) VMware
4 52 (29.21%) CCNP
5 51 (28.65%) CCNA
6 50 (28.09%) Microsoft
7 49 (27.53%) ITIL
8 48 (26.97%) WAN
9 46 (25.84%) LAN
9 46 (25.84%) CheckPoint
10 44 (24.72%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (22.47%) MS Exchange
12 36 (20.22%) Active Directory
12 36 (20.22%) HP
13 34 (19.10%) SLA
14 32 (17.98%) Linux
14 32 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (16.29%) Citrix
15 29 (16.29%) Juniper
16 28 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (15.73%) Security Cleared
16 28 (15.73%) Finance
17 27 (15.17%) TCP/IP
17 27 (15.17%) F5
17 27 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (14.61%) SC Cleared
18 26 (14.61%) VLAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 40 (22.47%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (6.74%) Apache
6 7 (3.93%) IIS
7 6 (3.37%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.37%) Lync
8 4 (2.25%) CMS
8 4 (2.25%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.69%) nginx
9 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.55%) SaaS
2 11 (6.18%) Office 365
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (26.97%) WAN
2 46 (25.84%) LAN
3 44 (24.72%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (15.17%) TCP/IP
5 26 (14.61%) VLAN
6 24 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (12.92%) VPN
8 22 (12.36%) Wireless
9 18 (10.11%) SAN
9 18 (10.11%) Internet
10 17 (9.55%) OSPF
10 17 (9.55%) BGP
10 17 (9.55%) Network Security
11 16 (8.99%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (7.87%) DNS
13 13 (7.30%) VRRP
13 13 (7.30%) HSRP
14 11 (6.18%) MPLS
14 11 (6.18%) DHCP
15 10 (5.62%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.69%) SQLite
3 3 (1.69%) MySQL
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.56%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
General
1 28 (15.73%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.62%) Welsh Language
4 3 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (33.15%) Network Engineer
2 23 (12.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (12.36%) Architect
4 21 (11.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (11.80%) Security Engineer
5 18 (10.11%) Project Engineer
6 17 (9.55%) Analyst
7 13 (7.30%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Network Architect
8 12 (6.74%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.06%) Administrator
9 9 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.49%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Security Architect
12 5 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.81%) .NET
1 5 (2.81%) XML
2 4 (2.25%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.69%) COM
3 3 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.62%) EqualLogic
2 10 (5.62%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.25%) Clustering
4 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.25%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.12%) HACMP
5 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.56%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 74 (41.57%) Windows
2 32 (17.98%) Linux
3 29 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.55%) UNIX
7 9 (5.06%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (4.49%) CentOS
9 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.81%) Solaris
10 4 (2.25%) AIX
10 4 (2.25%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.69%) Debian
12 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.12%) Android
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.53%) ITIL
2 19 (10.67%) Load Balancing
3 16 (8.99%) Product Management
3 16 (8.99%) Network Management
3 16 (8.99%) Project Management
4 14 (7.87%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.74%) Network Design
5 12 (6.74%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.06%) Change Control
8 5 (2.81%) OWASP
8 5 (2.81%) Information Security
8 5 (2.81%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.25%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.25%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (2.25%) Change Management
9 4 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.25%) ITIL V2
9 4 (2.25%) Time Management
10 3 (1.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.43%) Perl
2 14 (7.87%) SQL
3 11 (6.18%) Python
4 6 (3.37%) PHP
4 6 (3.37%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.56%) AWK
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (41.57%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (29.21%) CCNP
3 51 (28.65%) CCNA
4 28 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (15.73%) Security Cleared
5 26 (14.61%) SC Cleared
6 22 (12.36%) MCITP
7 10 (5.62%) SAP Certification
8 9 (5.06%) MCSE
9 8 (4.49%) MCSA
9 8 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.93%) VCP5
11 6 (3.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (2.81%) MCP
13 4 (2.25%) Degree
13 4 (2.25%) RHCE
13 4 (2.25%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.69%) CCSE
15 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
15 2 (1.12%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (19.10%) SLA
2 17 (9.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (6.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 36 (20.22%) Active Directory
2 32 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.06%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.37%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.25%) XenServer
6 4 (2.25%) vSphere
6 4 (2.25%) iptables
7 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.12%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.56%) Samba
9 1 (0.56%) Squid
9 1 (0.56%) Xen
9 1 (0.56%) KVM
9 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) Nessus
2 5 (2.81%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (2.81%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (2.25%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.69%) Nagios
4 3 (1.69%) Nmap
5 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.56%) OpenView
5 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 126 (70.79%) Cisco
2 58 (32.58%) VMware
3 50 (28.09%) Microsoft
4 46 (25.84%) CheckPoint
5 36 (20.22%) HP
6 29 (16.29%) Citrix
6 29 (16.29%) Juniper
7 27 (15.17%) F5
8 22 (12.36%) Dell
9 14 (7.87%) SonicWALL
10 11 (6.18%) Blue Coat
11 10 (5.62%) WatchGuard
11 10 (5.62%) SAP
12 8 (4.49%) Nokia
12 8 (4.49%) Veritas
13 7 (3.93%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.93%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.37%) ProCurve
14 6 (3.37%) McAfee
15 5 (2.81%) Qualys
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: 13 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £250 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Linc Cymru
Salary: Good employment conditions
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: From £30,764 to £40,558 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £225pm car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £37500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Training, Pension
Posted: 23 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £250 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 23 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + £300pm on call, 25 days a/l, pension
Posted: 24 days ago