The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 15 22 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 102 101 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.05% 9.82% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 49.76% 42.80% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87 96 36
Average salary £37,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £22,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 236 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.20% 22.96% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 170 227 179
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 52 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Newport +11 11 £35,000 +27.27%
Caerphilly -6 11 £30,000 -33.33%
Bridgend -5 5 £57,000 +165.11% 2
Torfaen -6 1 £28,000 -41.66%
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 137 (79.65%) Cisco
2 91 (52.91%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (44.19%) CCNP
4 74 (43.02%) VMware
5 61 (35.47%) Windows
6 51 (29.65%) Microsoft
7 50 (29.07%) ITIL
8 49 (28.49%) Active Directory
8 49 (28.49%) CheckPoint
9 44 (25.58%) VPN
10 43 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 40 (23.26%) CCNA
11 40 (23.26%) Juniper
11 40 (23.26%) F5
12 39 (22.67%) TCP/IP
12 39 (22.67%) Security Cleared
13 38 (22.09%) SC Cleared
14 37 (21.51%) Internet
15 36 (20.93%) SAN
15 36 (20.93%) WAN
16 34 (19.77%) HP
17 33 (19.19%) DNS
18 31 (18.02%) LAN
18 31 (18.02%) Hyper-V
19 26 (15.12%) MS Excel
20 24 (13.95%) MS Exchange
21 23 (13.37%) BGP
21 23 (13.37%) Network Security
22 22 (12.79%) HSRP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.21%) Lync
3 17 (9.88%) SharePoint
4 15 (8.72%) IIS
5 10 (5.81%) CMS
5 10 (5.81%) Commerce Server
6 9 (5.23%) Apache
7 6 (3.49%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.91%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.58%) WorkSite
Applications
1 26 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.98%) Office 365
2 9 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.33%) SaaS
4 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.58%) VPN
2 43 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (22.67%) TCP/IP
4 37 (21.51%) Internet
5 36 (20.93%) SAN
5 36 (20.93%) WAN
6 33 (19.19%) DNS
7 31 (18.02%) LAN
8 23 (13.37%) BGP
8 23 (13.37%) Network Security
9 22 (12.79%) HSRP
10 20 (11.63%) DHCP
11 19 (11.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (9.88%) MPLS
13 16 (9.30%) Wireless
14 13 (7.56%) Ethernet
14 13 (7.56%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (7.56%) NAS
15 12 (6.98%) VLAN
15 12 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) MySQL
General
1 19 (11.05%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Advertising
3 9 (5.23%) Legal
4 8 (4.65%) Military
5 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (44.19%) Network Engineer
2 17 (9.88%) Analyst
2 17 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (8.72%) Security Engineer
5 11 (6.40%) Support Analyst
5 11 (6.40%) Architect
6 8 (4.65%) Project Engineer
7 7 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (4.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (3.49%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (3.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (3.49%) Administrator
9 5 (2.91%) Support Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.91%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (2.91%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.72%) .NET
2 10 (5.81%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) CSS
4 1 (0.58%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.72%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.40%) Clustering
3 7 (4.07%) Statistics
4 4 (2.33%) RMADS
4 4 (2.33%) DTV
5 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.74%) STB
6 2 (1.16%) Open Source
6 2 (1.16%) e-Health
6 2 (1.16%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (35.47%) Windows
2 18 (10.47%) Linux
3 12 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.23%) UNIX
5 9 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.65%) AIX
7 4 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.74%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.74%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.58%) i5/OS
9 1 (0.58%) SUSE
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.07%) ITIL
2 21 (12.21%) Network Design
3 16 (9.30%) Project Management
4 15 (8.72%) Load Balancing
5 14 (8.14%) Network Management
6 12 (6.98%) Email Migration
7 10 (5.81%) SIEM
8 9 (5.23%) Change Management
8 9 (5.23%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.65%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.65%) Cyber Security
10 7 (4.07%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.49%) Security Architecture
11 6 (3.49%) Project Planning
12 5 (2.91%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (2.91%) Protective Monitoring
13 4 (2.33%) Change Control
13 4 (2.33%) Information Security Governance
13 4 (2.33%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (2.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.56%) SQL
2 8 (4.65%) Perl
2 8 (4.65%) Python
3 6 (3.49%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.91%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.16%) Java
6 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) RPG
6 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (52.91%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (44.19%) CCNP
3 40 (23.26%) CCNA
4 39 (22.67%) Security Cleared
5 38 (22.09%) SC Cleared
6 20 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (10.47%) MCSE
8 15 (8.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (8.14%) SAP Certification
10 12 (6.98%) MCP
11 7 (4.07%) CISSP
12 6 (3.49%) MCSA
12 6 (3.49%) CCIP
13 5 (2.91%) CCDA
13 5 (2.91%) CCSA
13 5 (2.91%) JNCIA
13 5 (2.91%) JNCIE
14 4 (2.33%) VCP5
14 4 (2.33%) MCITP
14 4 (2.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.14%) ISO 9001
3 8 (4.65%) JSP 440
3 8 (4.65%) SLA
4 4 (2.33%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (28.49%) Active Directory
2 40 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (18.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.07%) vSphere
5 6 (3.49%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.49%) UAG
6 4 (2.33%) XenApp
7 3 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) OpenView
2 8 (4.65%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (4.07%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.33%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.74%) Nagios
5 3 (1.74%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.74%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 137 (79.65%) Cisco
2 74 (43.02%) VMware
3 51 (29.65%) Microsoft
4 49 (28.49%) CheckPoint
5 40 (23.26%) Juniper
5 40 (23.26%) F5
6 34 (19.77%) HP
7 17 (9.88%) SonicWALL
8 14 (8.14%) SAP
9 13 (7.56%) Citrix
9 13 (7.56%) Avaya
10 12 (6.98%) IBM
10 12 (6.98%) McAfee
11 11 (6.40%) Symantec
12 10 (5.81%) WatchGuard
12 10 (5.81%) TippingPoint
12 10 (5.81%) Veritas
13 9 (5.23%) Remedy
13 9 (5.23%) Dell
14 8 (4.65%) Red Hat
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