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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 50 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 47 122 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.84% 10.66% 8.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.38% 46.56% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 115 82
Average salary £31,750 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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
210 262 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.14% 22.88% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 193 239 207
Average salary £37,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 -40 26 £31,750 -11.80% 7
Bridgend -1 10 £27,500 -24.65% 1
Newport -1 7 £34,000 -9.33%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £27,500 -
Caerphilly +9 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 99 (61.49%) Cisco
2 65 (40.37%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (40.37%) Windows
3 64 (39.75%) VMware
4 51 (31.68%) Microsoft
5 50 (31.06%) CCNA
6 49 (30.43%) ITIL
7 41 (25.47%) HP
8 40 (24.84%) CCNP
9 35 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (19.88%) SLA
10 32 (19.88%) TCP/IP
10 32 (19.88%) CheckPoint
11 29 (18.01%) Wireless
11 29 (18.01%) MS Exchange
12 28 (17.39%) Linux
13 27 (16.77%) VLAN
14 25 (15.53%) BGP
15 24 (14.91%) Citrix
15 24 (14.91%) OSPF
15 24 (14.91%) Active Directory
16 23 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (13.66%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (13.66%) WAN
17 22 (13.66%) Internet
18 21 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 20 (12.42%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (18.01%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.59%) Lync
5 8 (4.97%) Apache
6 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.73%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.48%) nginx
8 2 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.62%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.70%) SaaS
3 5 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
2 32 (19.88%) TCP/IP
3 29 (18.01%) Wireless
4 27 (16.77%) VLAN
5 25 (15.53%) BGP
6 24 (14.91%) OSPF
7 22 (13.66%) Internet
7 22 (13.66%) WAN
7 22 (13.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (12.42%) LAN
9 19 (11.80%) EIGRP
9 19 (11.80%) VRRP
9 19 (11.80%) HSRP
10 18 (11.18%) RIP
11 15 (9.32%) Network Security
12 14 (8.70%) DNS
13 13 (8.07%) DHCP
14 11 (6.83%) VPN
15 9 (5.59%) MPLS
15 9 (5.59%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.48%) SQLite
2 4 (2.48%) MySQL
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (6.83%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.11%) Back Office
4 4 (2.48%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 54 (33.54%) Network Engineer
2 20 (12.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (11.80%) Architect
4 17 (10.56%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Security Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Analyst
8 11 (6.83%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) Security Architect
10 8 (4.97%) Project Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Network Architect
10 8 (4.97%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (3.73%) Security Analyst
12 6 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (3.73%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 5 (3.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.07%) CSS
2 3 (1.86%) XML
2 3 (1.86%) PCRE
2 3 (1.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (6.21%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.59%) Public Cloud
4 9 (5.59%) EqualLogic
5 7 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.11%) Statistics
7 4 (2.48%) Clustering
7 4 (2.48%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.48%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (40.37%) Windows
2 28 (17.39%) Linux
3 23 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (9.94%) UNIX
6 9 (5.59%) AIX
7 6 (3.73%) Solaris
8 5 (3.11%) CentOS
9 3 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.62%) HPUX
10 1 (0.62%) Debian
10 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.43%) ITIL
2 18 (11.18%) Product Management
3 17 (10.56%) Network Management
4 16 (9.94%) Incident Management
5 14 (8.70%) Change Management
6 12 (7.45%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.83%) Load Balancing
8 9 (5.59%) Information Security
8 9 (5.59%) Project Management
9 5 (3.11%) Service Management
9 5 (3.11%) Validation
9 5 (3.11%) Resource Management
9 5 (3.11%) Logistics
9 5 (3.11%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.48%) Change Control
10 4 (2.48%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.86%) OWASP
11 3 (1.86%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.07%) Perl
2 9 (5.59%) Python
3 8 (4.97%) SQL
4 4 (2.48%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.86%) PHP
5 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 65 (40.37%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (31.06%) CCNA
3 40 (24.84%) CCNP
4 20 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (12.42%) Security Cleared
5 19 (11.80%) SC Cleared
6 15 (9.32%) MCITP
7 13 (8.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (7.45%) SAP Certification
8 12 (7.45%) MCSA
9 6 (3.73%) MCSE
10 4 (2.48%) RHCE
11 3 (1.86%) CCIE
12 1 (0.62%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (19.88%) SLA
2 21 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (9.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 24 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.94%) Hyper-V
3 15 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.97%) vSphere
5 5 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.97%) Nessus
2 6 (3.73%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (3.73%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.11%) OpenView
3 5 (3.11%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (3.11%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (2.48%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 99 (61.49%) Cisco
2 64 (39.75%) VMware
3 51 (31.68%) Microsoft
4 41 (25.47%) HP
5 32 (19.88%) CheckPoint
6 24 (14.91%) Citrix
7 18 (11.18%) Dell
8 17 (10.56%) ProCurve
8 17 (10.56%) F5
9 12 (7.45%) SonicWALL
9 12 (7.45%) SAP
10 11 (6.83%) Nokia
11 9 (5.59%) Avaya
12 8 (4.97%) Juniper
12 8 (4.97%) Qualys
12 8 (4.97%) LogRhythm
13 7 (4.35%) Dell Compellent
13 7 (4.35%) WatchGuard
13 7 (4.35%) Blue Coat
14 6 (3.73%) SolarWinds
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