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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 61 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 37 72 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.43% 6.21% 7.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.01% 36.92% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 65 77
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £49,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
137 195 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.71% 16.81% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 118 179 194
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -14 19 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Newport -4 9 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Caerphilly -1 3 £23,500 -48.35% 2
Bridgend 0 1 - -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 71 (58.68%) VMware
2 55 (45.45%) Cisco
3 53 (43.80%) Microsoft
3 53 (43.80%) Windows
4 45 (37.19%) Linux
4 45 (37.19%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (34.71%) ITIL
6 38 (31.40%) LAN
7 36 (29.75%) Active Directory
8 34 (28.10%) CCNA
8 34 (28.10%) Windows Server
9 30 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (23.97%) SLA
10 29 (23.97%) MS Exchange
11 27 (22.31%) MS Excel
11 27 (22.31%) F5
12 26 (21.49%) Finance
13 25 (20.66%) WAN
13 25 (20.66%) VPN
14 23 (19.01%) CCNP
14 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (18.18%) Internet
16 21 (17.36%) CheckPoint
16 21 (17.36%) Avaya
16 21 (17.36%) Office 365
16 21 (17.36%) Vyatta
17 20 (16.53%) DNS
18 18 (14.88%) HP
18 18 (14.88%) Citrix
18 18 (14.88%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (23.97%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.44%) Apache
3 9 (7.44%) JBoss
4 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.31%) SAS
6 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (22.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.36%) Office 365
2 7 (5.79%) IaaS
3 6 (4.96%) PaaS
4 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.83%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.40%) LAN
2 25 (20.66%) VPN
2 25 (20.66%) WAN
3 22 (18.18%) Internet
4 20 (16.53%) DNS
5 18 (14.88%) VoIP
6 13 (10.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (7.44%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (6.61%) DHCP
8 8 (6.61%) HTTP
9 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
9 7 (5.79%) WLAN
10 6 (4.96%) SSL
10 6 (4.96%) Wireless
11 5 (4.13%) Ethernet
11 5 (4.13%) IPsec
11 5 (4.13%) MPLS
11 5 (4.13%) SAN
11 5 (4.13%) VLAN
12 4 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (21.49%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Advertising
3 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.48%) Back Office
5 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (28.10%) Network Engineer
2 26 (21.49%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.40%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (10.74%) Technical Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) Administrator
6 11 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.44%) IT Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Technical Support
7 9 (7.44%) Technical Support Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) IT Support
8 8 (6.61%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.96%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) LAMP
2 2 (1.65%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) CGI
3 1 (0.83%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.61%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.96%) Cloud Native
4 5 (4.13%) Clustering
4 5 (4.13%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.13%) Fintech
5 3 (2.48%) iSeries
6 2 (1.65%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.80%) Windows
2 45 (37.19%) Linux
3 34 (28.10%) Windows Server
4 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.40%) VyOS
6 13 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (10.74%) Unix
7 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.61%) AIX
8 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.96%) CentOS
10 4 (3.31%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.48%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.65%) Debian
12 2 (1.65%) Solaris
12 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.71%) ITIL
2 16 (13.22%) Incident Management
3 14 (11.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (10.74%) High Availability
5 12 (9.92%) Network Design
6 11 (9.09%) Service Management
7 10 (8.26%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.26%) Problem Management
7 10 (8.26%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.44%) Data Security
9 8 (6.61%) Project Management
9 8 (6.61%) Resource Management
9 8 (6.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (5.79%) Logistics
11 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.96%) Software Delivery
12 5 (4.13%) Change Control
12 5 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.13%) SDLC
12 5 (4.13%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.79%) Bash Shell
1 7 (5.79%) Perl
1 7 (5.79%) Python
2 4 (3.31%) Ruby
3 3 (2.48%) C
3 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.65%) Java
4 2 (1.65%) SQL
5 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) PHP
5 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (37.19%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (28.10%) CCNA
3 23 (19.01%) CCNP
4 16 (13.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.79%) Degree
6 7 (5.79%) MCSE
6 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.13%) CISSP
8 4 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.31%) CCSA
8 4 (3.31%) CCSE
8 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.48%) CCENT
9 3 (2.48%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.65%) MCTS
11 1 (0.83%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.97%) SLA
2 10 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) ISO22301
System Software
1 36 (29.75%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.79%) vSphere
5 4 (3.31%) Firmware
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) HP Data Protector
1 12 (9.92%) Tivoli
1 12 (9.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (4.13%) Ansible
2 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.13%) Puppet
3 4 (3.31%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.48%) Nagios
4 3 (2.48%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.65%) WSUS
6 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 71 (58.68%) VMware
2 55 (45.45%) Cisco
3 53 (43.80%) Microsoft
4 27 (22.31%) F5
5 21 (17.36%) Avaya
5 21 (17.36%) CheckPoint
5 21 (17.36%) Vyatta
6 18 (14.88%) Citrix
6 18 (14.88%) HP
7 17 (14.05%) Red Hat
8 16 (13.22%) Brocade
9 13 (10.74%) Extreme Networks
10 12 (9.92%) SolarWinds
11 9 (7.44%) Juniper
12 8 (6.61%) Dell
13 6 (4.96%) IBM
13 6 (4.96%) Intel
13 6 (4.96%) Oracle
14 5 (4.13%) Blue Coat
14 5 (4.13%) SAP
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