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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 78 71 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.61% 7.97% 3.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.89% 36.79% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 29
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £41,000
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 South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 193 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.12% 21.66% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 218 171 166
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,298
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -2 31 £32,500 - 9
Newport +18 23 £37,500 -9.63% 5
Caerphilly +9 8 £38,400 +34.73%
Bridgend +7 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Torfaen - 4 £36,250 -
Neath Port Talbot +4 1 £32,000 -7.24%
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 141 (81.50%) Cisco
2 83 (47.98%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (41.62%) Windows
4 66 (38.15%) CCNP
5 62 (35.84%) CheckPoint
6 60 (34.68%) WAN
7 59 (34.10%) LAN
8 53 (30.64%) Juniper
9 52 (30.06%) VMware
10 45 (26.01%) Cisco ASA
11 44 (25.43%) ITIL
12 42 (24.28%) CCNA
13 37 (21.39%) VPN
14 36 (20.81%) Microsoft
15 35 (20.23%) MS Exchange
15 35 (20.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (19.08%) Linux
16 33 (19.08%) TCP/IP
17 31 (17.92%) Security Cleared
17 31 (17.92%) F5
18 29 (16.76%) SC Cleared
18 29 (16.76%) Active Directory
19 27 (15.61%) HP
19 27 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (15.03%) SLA
21 25 (14.45%) Wireless
21 25 (14.45%) Telecoms
21 25 (14.45%) Finance
21 25 (14.45%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 35 (20.23%) MS Exchange
2 25 (14.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (6.36%) Apache
4 11 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.05%) IIS
7 4 (2.31%) Lync
7 4 (2.31%) Commerce Server
7 4 (2.31%) CMS
8 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.73%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.58%) SAS
9 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.98%) Office 365
2 14 (8.09%) SaaS
3 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) PaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (34.68%) WAN
2 59 (34.10%) LAN
3 45 (26.01%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (21.39%) VPN
5 33 (19.08%) TCP/IP
6 25 (14.45%) Wireless
7 24 (13.87%) Internet
8 21 (12.14%) SAN
8 21 (12.14%) DNS
8 21 (12.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (11.56%) Network Security
10 17 (9.83%) Cisco PIX
11 16 (9.25%) VLAN
12 15 (8.67%) DHCP
13 13 (7.51%) BGP
14 12 (6.94%) MPLS
14 12 (6.94%) OSPF
15 10 (5.78%) VoIP
16 9 (5.20%) iSCSI
16 9 (5.20%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.73%) MySQL
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.58%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (14.45%) Telecoms
1 25 (14.45%) Finance
2 9 (5.20%) Welsh Language
3 4 (2.31%) Advertising
4 2 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Local Government
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (39.88%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (10.98%) Security Engineer
5 16 (9.25%) Analyst
6 14 (8.09%) Architect
6 14 (8.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (8.09%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.94%) Network Architect
7 12 (6.94%) Project Engineer
8 11 (6.36%) Firewall Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) Administrator
9 9 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (3.47%) Senior Architect
11 6 (3.47%) Linux Support Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) AIX Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Service Analyst
11 6 (3.47%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.89%) .NET
2 4 (2.31%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.62%) EqualLogic
1 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.47%) HACMP
2 6 (3.47%) Clustering
3 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.31%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) e-Health
5 1 (0.58%) SCADA
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.58%) iPhone
5 1 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 72 (41.62%) Windows
2 33 (19.08%) Linux
3 27 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (14.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.20%) UNIX
5 9 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.05%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (3.47%) AIX
8 5 (2.89%) CentOS
8 5 (2.89%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.89%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.73%) Debian
10 2 (1.16%) Solaris
10 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.16%) Android
11 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.43%) ITIL
2 18 (10.40%) Network Design
3 16 (9.25%) Load Balancing
3 16 (9.25%) Incident Management
3 16 (9.25%) Network Management
4 14 (8.09%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.36%) Change Control
6 10 (5.78%) Project Management
7 9 (5.20%) Time Management
8 7 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.05%) Security Architecture
9 5 (2.89%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.89%) Product Management
10 4 (2.31%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (1.73%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (1.73%) Network Architecture
11 3 (1.73%) OWASP
11 3 (1.73%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.20%) Perl
1 9 (5.20%) SQL
2 8 (4.62%) Python
3 5 (2.89%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.31%) PHP
5 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.58%) AWK
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby
6 1 (0.58%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (47.98%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (38.15%) CCNP
3 42 (24.28%) CCNA
4 31 (17.92%) Security Cleared
5 29 (16.76%) SC Cleared
6 18 (10.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (6.94%) MCITP
8 11 (6.36%) Degree
9 10 (5.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (4.62%) CCSP
11 7 (4.05%) CCIE
11 7 (4.05%) VCP5
12 6 (3.47%) RHCE
12 6 (3.47%) IBM AIX Certification
12 6 (3.47%) MCSE
12 6 (3.47%) JNCIS
13 5 (2.89%) CCSE
13 5 (2.89%) MCP
13 5 (2.89%) CISSP
14 4 (2.31%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.03%) SLA
2 8 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 35 (20.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.76%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.51%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.51%) Terminal Services
4 7 (4.05%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.47%) PowerHA
6 5 (2.89%) XenServer
7 3 (1.73%) Nmap
7 3 (1.73%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.16%) Firmware
8 2 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.58%) Samba
9 1 (0.58%) Squid
9 1 (0.58%) Xen
9 1 (0.58%) NFS
9 1 (0.58%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.89%) Nessus
3 3 (1.73%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.73%) Nagios
3 3 (1.73%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.58%) OpenView
4 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.58%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 141 (81.50%) Cisco
2 62 (35.84%) CheckPoint
3 53 (30.64%) Juniper
4 52 (30.06%) VMware
5 36 (20.81%) Microsoft
6 31 (17.92%) F5
7 27 (15.61%) HP
8 21 (12.14%) McAfee
9 18 (10.40%) Citrix
10 17 (9.83%) Blue Coat
11 15 (8.67%) Dell
12 10 (5.78%) Veritas
12 10 (5.78%) ProCurve
13 9 (5.20%) SonicWALL
13 9 (5.20%) Red Hat
14 7 (4.05%) IBM
15 5 (2.89%) Websense
16 4 (2.31%) Lumension
16 4 (2.31%) Aruba
16 4 (2.31%) Symantec
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Healthcare, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Arts Council of Wales
Salary: From £29,749 to £39,093 per annum - Grade D
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £250pm car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago