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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 17 21 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +38
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 122 90 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.77% 8.30% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 38.96% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 115 77 11
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
244 231 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.54% 21.31% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 221 201 162
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £52,500
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +12 88 £37,000 +7.24% 9
Caerphilly -6 9 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Bridgend +11 5 £36,500 -21.92% 2
Newport 0 1 £37,500 -2.33%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 175 (81.40%) Cisco
2 125 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
3 104 (48.37%) CCNP
4 90 (41.86%) VMware
5 76 (35.35%) Windows
6 70 (32.56%) CheckPoint
7 66 (30.70%) F5
8 62 (28.84%) LAN
9 61 (28.37%) CCNA
9 61 (28.37%) Cisco ASA
10 57 (26.51%) Juniper
11 55 (25.58%) WAN
12 54 (25.12%) Microsoft
13 50 (23.26%) TCP/IP
13 50 (23.26%) Linux
14 49 (22.79%) ITIL
14 49 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 41 (19.07%) Active Directory
16 39 (18.14%) HP
16 39 (18.14%) BGP
17 38 (17.67%) SAN
18 37 (17.21%) Security Cleared
19 36 (16.74%) SC Cleared
19 36 (16.74%) Internet
19 36 (16.74%) VPN
20 35 (16.28%) Finance
21 33 (15.35%) Load Balancing
22 32 (14.88%) HSRP
23 28 (13.02%) Cisco Nexus
23 28 (13.02%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.98%) Lync
4 14 (6.51%) IIS
5 10 (4.65%) Apache
5 10 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.26%) Commerce Server
7 7 (3.26%) CMS
8 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
Applications
1 26 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.37%) SaaS
1 18 (8.37%) Office 365
2 9 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 62 (28.84%) LAN
2 61 (28.37%) Cisco ASA
3 55 (25.58%) WAN
4 50 (23.26%) TCP/IP
5 39 (18.14%) BGP
6 38 (17.67%) SAN
7 36 (16.74%) Internet
7 36 (16.74%) VPN
8 32 (14.88%) HSRP
9 28 (13.02%) VLAN
9 28 (13.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (13.02%) MPLS
10 26 (12.09%) Network Security
11 25 (11.63%) DNS
12 20 (9.30%) DHCP
13 18 (8.37%) VRRP
14 17 (7.91%) Cisco PIX
15 16 (7.44%) OSPF
16 15 (6.98%) Wireless
17 14 (6.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.79%) MySQL
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.47%) OLAP
4 1 (0.47%) OLTP
General
1 35 (16.28%) Finance
2 14 (6.51%) Welsh Language
3 13 (6.05%) Advertising
4 8 (3.72%) Legal
5 6 (2.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) French Language
6 3 (1.40%) German Language
6 3 (1.40%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (40.93%) Network Engineer
2 25 (11.63%) Analyst
3 23 (10.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (9.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (7.91%) Support Engineer
6 11 (5.12%) Security Analyst
6 11 (5.12%) Project Engineer
7 10 (4.65%) Security Engineer
7 10 (4.65%) Network Team Leader
7 10 (4.65%) Team Leader
8 9 (4.19%) Architect
8 9 (4.19%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.72%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (3.72%) Network Support
9 8 (3.72%) Network Architect
10 7 (3.26%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (3.26%) Escalation Engineer
11 6 (2.79%) Network Operations Team Leader
11 6 (2.79%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.26%) .NET
1 7 (3.26%) XML
1 7 (3.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.26%) Clustering
3 4 (1.86%) DTV
3 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.40%) STB
5 2 (0.93%) e-Health
5 2 (0.93%) PKI
5 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (35.35%) Windows
2 50 (23.26%) Linux
3 24 (11.16%) UNIX
4 20 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.58%) AIX
7 12 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.19%) Debian
9 8 (3.72%) CentOS
10 5 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.33%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.93%) NetWare
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.47%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.79%) ITIL
2 33 (15.35%) Load Balancing
3 24 (11.16%) Network Design
4 15 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 13 (6.05%) Project Management
6 12 (5.58%) Email Migration
7 11 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (5.12%) Network Management
8 8 (3.72%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.72%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (3.26%) Capacity Management
10 5 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.33%) Change Management
11 4 (1.86%) Product Management
12 3 (1.40%) Risk Analysis
13 2 (0.93%) Asset Management
13 2 (0.93%) Network Load Balancing
13 2 (0.93%) Problem Management
13 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2
13 2 (0.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.23%) Perl
2 19 (8.84%) Python
3 13 (6.05%) SQL
4 6 (2.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.93%) AWK
5 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.47%) Java
6 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (48.37%) CCNP
3 61 (28.37%) CCNA
4 37 (17.21%) Security Cleared
5 36 (16.74%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.44%) JNCIS
6 16 (7.44%) CCSE
7 14 (6.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (6.51%) SAP Certification
8 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (4.65%) MCSE
9 10 (4.65%) CISSP
10 9 (4.19%) Degree
10 9 (4.19%) CCIP
11 8 (3.72%) MCP
11 8 (3.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (3.26%) CCIE
12 7 (3.26%) CCDA
12 7 (3.26%) JNCIA
12 7 (3.26%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.09%) SLA
2 15 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (19.07%) Active Directory
3 28 (13.02%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.72%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.79%) Nmap
6 5 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.33%) UAG
7 3 (1.40%) vSphere
7 3 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.19%) Nagios
2 8 (3.72%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (3.72%) Tivoli
3 6 (2.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (2.79%) Nessus
3 6 (2.79%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.40%) OpenView
5 2 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 175 (81.40%) Cisco
2 90 (41.86%) VMware
3 70 (32.56%) CheckPoint
4 66 (30.70%) F5
5 57 (26.51%) Juniper
6 54 (25.12%) Microsoft
7 39 (18.14%) HP
8 17 (7.91%) SonicWALL
9 15 (6.98%) McAfee
9 15 (6.98%) Dell
10 14 (6.51%) SAP
11 11 (5.12%) IBM
11 11 (5.12%) Citrix
11 11 (5.12%) Red Hat
11 11 (5.12%) WatchGuard
12 9 (4.19%) Blue Coat
12 9 (4.19%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.26%) Websense
13 7 (3.26%) Symantec
13 7 (3.26%) Veritas
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + training,bonus,pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + shares + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago