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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 17 21 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 112 108 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.41% 9.11% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.58% 44.26% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 105 99 37
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,400 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
257 244 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.88% 20.59% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 235 217 216
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 22 September 2014.

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 September 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
Cardiff +4 72 £34,250 -0.72% 7
Bridgend +20 9 £42,500 -22.72%
Newport +20 8 £35,000 +10.09% 1
Caerphilly +2 4 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Torfaen -7 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 180 (82.19%) Cisco
2 126 (57.53%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (47.95%) CCNP
4 86 (39.27%) Windows
5 83 (37.90%) CheckPoint
6 78 (35.62%) VMware
7 70 (31.96%) Juniper
7 70 (31.96%) LAN
8 66 (30.14%) F5
9 62 (28.31%) WAN
10 60 (27.40%) Cisco ASA
11 56 (25.57%) CCNA
12 54 (24.66%) TCP/IP
13 53 (24.20%) Linux
14 47 (21.46%) ITIL
14 47 (21.46%) Microsoft
15 40 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 39 (17.81%) SC Cleared
16 39 (17.81%) Security Cleared
16 39 (17.81%) VPN
17 38 (17.35%) BGP
18 34 (15.53%) Finance
19 32 (14.61%) SLA
20 31 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
20 31 (14.16%) Internet
21 30 (13.70%) HP
21 30 (13.70%) MS Exchange
21 30 (13.70%) Network Security
21 30 (13.70%) Load Balancing
22 28 (12.79%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 30 (13.70%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.02%) IIS
5 9 (4.11%) Apache
6 8 (3.65%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.74%) Lync
8 5 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.83%) CMS
9 4 (1.83%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.46%) SAS
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.46%) WorkSite
Applications
1 22 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.85%) MS Office
3 3 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.96%) SaaS
2 18 (8.22%) Office 365
3 7 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (31.96%) LAN
2 62 (28.31%) WAN
3 60 (27.40%) Cisco ASA
4 54 (24.66%) TCP/IP
5 39 (17.81%) VPN
6 38 (17.35%) BGP
7 31 (14.16%) Internet
8 30 (13.70%) Network Security
9 28 (12.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (12.33%) DNS
10 27 (12.33%) SAN
11 25 (11.42%) MPLS
12 23 (10.50%) DHCP
13 22 (10.05%) VLAN
14 21 (9.59%) HSRP
15 20 (9.13%) Cisco PIX
16 18 (8.22%) Wireless
16 18 (8.22%) OSPF
17 12 (5.48%) EIGRP
18 11 (5.02%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.28%) MySQL
3 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.46%) OLAP
4 1 (0.46%) OLTP
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (15.53%) Finance
2 18 (8.22%) Welsh Language
3 15 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.57%) Advertising
5 9 (4.11%) Legal
6 6 (2.74%) Retail
7 3 (1.37%) French Language
7 3 (1.37%) German Language
7 3 (1.37%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (39.73%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.33%) Analyst
3 24 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (10.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (9.13%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.31%) Security Engineer
7 13 (5.94%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (5.48%) Security Analyst
9 11 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.11%) Architect
10 9 (4.11%) Network Architect
10 9 (4.11%) Escalation Engineer
11 8 (3.65%) Firewall Engineer
12 7 (3.20%) Network Team Leader
12 7 (3.20%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.20%) Network Support Engineer
12 7 (3.20%) Network Support
13 6 (2.74%) Project Engineer
13 6 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) .NET Framework
1 4 (1.83%) .NET
2 3 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (0.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.28%) Clustering
2 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.37%) HACMP
4 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.46%) DTV
5 1 (0.46%) STB
5 1 (0.46%) PKI
5 1 (0.46%) SCADA
5 1 (0.46%) iPhone
5 1 (0.46%) iPad
5 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 86 (39.27%) Windows
2 53 (24.20%) Linux
3 31 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (8.68%) UNIX
6 10 (4.57%) Debian
7 9 (4.11%) AIX
7 9 (4.11%) CentOS
7 9 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.65%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.20%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.91%) NetWare
11 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.46%) ITIL
2 30 (13.70%) Load Balancing
3 26 (11.87%) Incident Management
4 22 (10.05%) Network Design
5 12 (5.48%) Network Management
6 10 (4.57%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (3.65%) Capacity Management
9 6 (2.74%) Security Architecture
10 5 (2.28%) Change Management
10 5 (2.28%) Project Management
10 5 (2.28%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.28%) Change Control
10 5 (2.28%) Product Management
11 4 (1.83%) Protective Monitoring
11 4 (1.83%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (1.83%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (1.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.13%) Perl
2 17 (7.76%) Python
3 11 (5.02%) SQL
4 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.91%) AWK
4 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) PHP
5 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (57.53%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (47.95%) CCNP
3 56 (25.57%) CCNA
4 39 (17.81%) SC Cleared
4 39 (17.81%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.68%) JNCIS
5 19 (8.68%) CCSE
6 13 (5.94%) CISSP
6 13 (5.94%) Degree
7 11 (5.02%) CCIE
8 10 (4.57%) CCSA
8 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (4.11%) SAP Certification
9 9 (4.11%) CCDA
9 9 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.65%) JNCIA
10 8 (3.65%) JNCIE
11 7 (3.20%) CCDP
11 7 (3.20%) CCSP
11 7 (3.20%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.61%) SLA
2 13 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.31%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.39%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.20%) Nmap
6 5 (2.28%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.37%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.37%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.91%) vSphere
8 2 (0.91%) XenServer
8 2 (0.91%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.11%) Nessus
2 8 (3.65%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (3.65%) Nagios
3 6 (2.74%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.28%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 180 (82.19%) Cisco
2 83 (37.90%) CheckPoint
3 78 (35.62%) VMware
4 70 (31.96%) Juniper
5 66 (30.14%) F5
6 47 (21.46%) Microsoft
7 30 (13.70%) HP
8 27 (12.33%) McAfee
9 21 (9.59%) Blue Coat
10 11 (5.02%) Citrix
10 11 (5.02%) SonicWALL
11 10 (4.57%) Dell
12 9 (4.11%) Websense
12 9 (4.11%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.11%) SAP
12 9 (4.11%) ProCurve
13 8 (3.65%) IBM
14 7 (3.20%) Veritas
14 7 (3.20%) Aruba
14 7 (3.20%) Lumension
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 10% pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22500.00 - £26500.00 per annum + plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago