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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 102 97 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.72% 9.19% 10.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.80% 53.30% 46.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84 83 99
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,900 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
311 182 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.58% 17.23% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 265 151 215
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 46 £33,750 -4.92% 2
Caerphilly +3 20 £62,500 +98.41%
Newport +1 18 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Bridgend +10 12 £42,750 -25.00% 3
Glamorgan - 2 £35,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £27,500 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (68.48%) Cisco
2 83 (45.11%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (38.59%) Windows
4 62 (33.70%) VMware
5 60 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 60 (32.61%) CCNP
5 60 (32.61%) CCNA
6 59 (32.07%) ITIL
7 47 (25.54%) Cisco ASA
8 46 (25.00%) HP
9 45 (24.46%) CheckPoint
10 40 (21.74%) SLA
11 36 (19.57%) MS Exchange
12 34 (18.48%) VLAN
13 33 (17.93%) Active Directory
13 33 (17.93%) Wireless
14 31 (16.85%) Citrix
14 31 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus
15 30 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (16.30%) WAN
16 29 (15.76%) LAN
16 29 (15.76%) Security Cleared
17 28 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (15.22%) TCP/IP
18 27 (14.67%) Linux
18 27 (14.67%) SC Cleared
19 26 (14.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 26 (14.13%) OSPF
19 26 (14.13%) BGP
19 26 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.98%) Apache
5 10 (5.43%) Lync
5 10 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.72%) IIS
6 5 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.17%) CMS
7 4 (2.17%) nginx
7 4 (2.17%) Commerce Server
8 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.78%) SaaS
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.09%) Office 365
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.54%) Cisco ASA
2 34 (18.48%) VLAN
3 33 (17.93%) Wireless
4 31 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 30 (16.30%) WAN
6 29 (15.76%) LAN
7 28 (15.22%) TCP/IP
8 26 (14.13%) OSPF
8 26 (14.13%) BGP
9 22 (11.96%) Internet
10 20 (10.87%) HSRP
10 20 (10.87%) VRRP
11 19 (10.33%) Network Security
12 18 (9.78%) VPN
13 17 (9.24%) Cisco PIX
14 16 (8.70%) EIGRP
15 14 (7.61%) RIP
16 12 (6.52%) SAN
16 12 (6.52%) Spanning Tree
17 11 (5.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.17%) SQLite
4 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (0.54%) SQLPlus
General
1 23 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.89%) Welsh Language
4 3 (1.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (13.59%) Architect
4 21 (11.41%) Security Engineer
5 19 (10.33%) Project Engineer
6 16 (8.70%) Analyst
7 15 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.61%) Network Architect
9 13 (7.07%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.98%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.43%) Security Architect
12 9 (4.89%) Technical Engineer
13 8 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (4.35%) Service Analyst
13 8 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
14 7 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
15 5 (2.72%) Application Security Engineer
15 5 (2.72%) Support Specialist
15 5 (2.72%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.43%) CSS
2 5 (2.72%) PCRE
2 5 (2.72%) XML
3 4 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.17%) .NET
4 3 (1.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (5.98%) EqualLogic
3 11 (5.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.80%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.72%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.17%) Clustering
7 4 (2.17%) Statistics
8 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.54%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 71 (38.59%) Windows
2 28 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (14.67%) Linux
4 26 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (10.33%) UNIX
7 10 (5.43%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (4.35%) CentOS
9 7 (3.80%) AIX
9 7 (3.80%) Solaris
10 3 (1.63%) Debian
11 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.07%) ITIL
2 23 (12.50%) Network Management
3 22 (11.96%) Product Management
4 19 (10.33%) Load Balancing
5 17 (9.24%) Service Delivery
5 17 (9.24%) Incident Management
6 16 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.52%) Project Management
8 11 (5.98%) Change Management
9 8 (4.35%) Information Security
10 6 (3.26%) Change Control
10 6 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (2.72%) OWASP
11 5 (2.72%) Network Design
12 4 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (2.17%) Service Management
12 4 (2.17%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.17%) ITIL V2
13 3 (1.63%) Mentoring
13 3 (1.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.70%) Perl
2 13 (7.07%) SQL
3 11 (5.98%) Python
4 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.72%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.72%) PHP
5 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.54%) C#
6 1 (0.54%) Java
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby
6 1 (0.54%) AWK
Qualifications
1 83 (45.11%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (32.61%) CCNP
2 60 (32.61%) CCNA
3 30 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (15.76%) Security Cleared
5 27 (14.67%) SC Cleared
6 22 (11.96%) MCITP
7 16 (8.70%) SAP Certification
8 11 (5.98%) MCSA
9 10 (5.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (4.89%) MCSE
11 8 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (3.80%) VCP5
13 4 (2.17%) RHCE
13 4 (2.17%) MCP
14 1 (0.54%) CISSP
14 1 (0.54%) CCENT
14 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.54%) JNCIS
14 1 (0.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (21.74%) SLA
2 26 (14.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (10.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (17.93%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.26%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.17%) vSphere
6 3 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.09%) XenServer
7 2 (1.09%) Firmware
7 2 (1.09%) iptables
8 1 (0.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (5.43%) Nessus
2 6 (3.26%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (3.26%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.72%) OpenView
4 4 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.09%) Nmap
5 2 (1.09%) Nagios
6 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 126 (68.48%) Cisco
2 62 (33.70%) VMware
3 60 (32.61%) Microsoft
4 46 (25.00%) HP
5 45 (24.46%) CheckPoint
6 31 (16.85%) Citrix
7 25 (13.59%) F5
8 24 (13.04%) Dell
9 18 (9.78%) Juniper
10 16 (8.70%) SAP
11 15 (8.15%) SonicWALL
12 13 (7.07%) ProCurve
13 12 (6.52%) Nokia
14 10 (5.43%) WatchGuard
15 9 (4.89%) Avaya
15 9 (4.89%) SolarWinds
16 8 (4.35%) Qualys
16 8 (4.35%) Veritas
16 8 (4.35%) LogRhythm
17 7 (3.80%) Blue Coat
Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Car allowance,bonus,training
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Newport, Chepstow, Bridgwater,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago