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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 19 22 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +29
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 102 100 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.85% 9.60% 4.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 49.51% 42.74% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 88 96 35
Average salary £37,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £22,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.37%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
206 234 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.88% 22.46% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 171 226 182
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
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 23 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 23 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 +9 51 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Caerphilly -5 11 £30,000 -33.33%
Newport - 11 £35,000 -
Bridgend -4 5 £57,000 +165.11% 2
Torfaen -7 1 £28,000 -41.66%
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 134 (80.24%) Cisco
2 91 (54.49%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (46.11%) CCNP
4 69 (41.32%) VMware
5 56 (33.53%) Windows
6 49 (29.34%) ITIL
7 48 (28.74%) Microsoft
8 47 (28.14%) CheckPoint
9 46 (27.54%) Active Directory
10 44 (26.35%) VPN
11 43 (25.75%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (23.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (23.95%) F5
12 40 (23.95%) TCP/IP
12 40 (23.95%) CCNA
12 40 (23.95%) Juniper
13 39 (23.35%) Security Cleared
14 38 (22.75%) SC Cleared
15 37 (22.16%) Internet
16 35 (20.96%) SAN
17 34 (20.36%) WAN
18 33 (19.76%) HP
19 31 (18.56%) Hyper-V
20 30 (17.96%) LAN
21 28 (16.77%) DNS
22 24 (14.37%) MS Excel
22 24 (14.37%) Network Security
23 22 (13.17%) BGP
23 22 (13.17%) HSRP
24 21 (12.57%) Network Design

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 20 (11.98%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.38%) Lync
3 15 (8.98%) SharePoint
3 15 (8.98%) IIS
4 10 (5.99%) Commerce Server
4 10 (5.99%) CMS
5 8 (4.79%) Apache
6 5 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.60%) WorkSite
Applications
1 24 (14.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.19%) Office 365
2 8 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.40%) SaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 44 (26.35%) VPN
2 43 (25.75%) Cisco ASA
3 40 (23.95%) TCP/IP
4 37 (22.16%) Internet
5 35 (20.96%) SAN
6 34 (20.36%) WAN
7 30 (17.96%) LAN
8 28 (16.77%) DNS
9 24 (14.37%) Network Security
10 22 (13.17%) HSRP
10 22 (13.17%) BGP
11 18 (10.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (9.58%) Wireless
12 16 (9.58%) DHCP
13 15 (8.98%) MPLS
14 13 (7.78%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (7.19%) VLAN
15 12 (7.19%) VoIP
15 12 (7.19%) NAS
16 11 (6.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) MySQL
General
1 19 (11.38%) Finance
2 13 (7.78%) Advertising
3 9 (5.39%) Legal
4 8 (4.79%) Military
5 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (45.51%) Network Engineer
2 17 (10.18%) Analyst
3 16 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (9.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (9.58%) Security Engineer
4 11 (6.59%) Support Analyst
5 9 (5.39%) Architect
6 8 (4.79%) Project Engineer
7 7 (4.19%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (4.19%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (3.59%) Administrator
8 6 (3.59%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 5 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.99%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (2.40%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.98%) .NET
2 10 (5.99%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.79%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) Middleware
4 1 (0.60%) CSS
4 1 (0.60%) JSP
4 1 (0.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.79%) Clustering
3 7 (4.19%) Statistics
4 4 (2.40%) RMADS
4 4 (2.40%) DTV
5 3 (1.80%) STB
5 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.20%) e-Health
6 2 (1.20%) PKI
6 2 (1.20%) Open Source
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.53%) Windows
2 18 (10.78%) Linux
3 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.39%) UNIX
5 8 (4.79%) AIX
6 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.60%) SUSE
9 1 (0.60%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.34%) ITIL
2 21 (12.57%) Network Design
3 16 (9.58%) Project Management
4 15 (8.98%) Load Balancing
5 14 (8.38%) Network Management
6 12 (7.19%) Email Migration
7 10 (5.99%) SIEM
8 9 (5.39%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.39%) Change Management
9 8 (4.79%) Cyber Security
10 7 (4.19%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.19%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.59%) Project Planning
11 6 (3.59%) Security Architecture
12 5 (2.99%) Protective Monitoring
12 5 (2.99%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (2.40%) Information Security
13 4 (2.40%) Programme Management
13 4 (2.40%) Asset Management
13 4 (2.40%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.78%) SQL
2 8 (4.79%) Python
2 8 (4.79%) Perl
3 6 (3.59%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.20%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.60%) RPG
6 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (54.49%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (46.11%) CCNP
3 40 (23.95%) CCNA
4 39 (23.35%) Security Cleared
5 38 (22.75%) SC Cleared
6 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (10.18%) MCSE
8 15 (8.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (8.38%) SAP Certification
10 11 (6.59%) MCP
11 8 (4.79%) CISSP
12 6 (3.59%) CCIP
12 6 (3.59%) JNCIA
12 6 (3.59%) JNCIE
12 6 (3.59%) MCSA
12 6 (3.59%) CCDA
12 6 (3.59%) CCSA
13 5 (2.99%) CCDP
14 4 (2.40%) CCA
14 4 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.38%) ISO 9001
1 14 (8.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.79%) SLA
2 8 (4.79%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.40%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 46 (27.54%) Active Directory
2 40 (23.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (18.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.19%) vSphere
5 6 (3.59%) UAG
5 6 (3.59%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.20%) XenApp
8 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (5.39%) OpenView
2 8 (4.79%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (4.19%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.40%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.80%) Nagios
5 3 (1.80%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 134 (80.24%) Cisco
2 69 (41.32%) VMware
3 48 (28.74%) Microsoft
4 47 (28.14%) CheckPoint
5 40 (23.95%) Juniper
5 40 (23.95%) F5
6 33 (19.76%) HP
7 17 (10.18%) SonicWALL
8 14 (8.38%) SAP
9 12 (7.19%) IBM
10 11 (6.59%) McAfee
10 11 (6.59%) Symantec
10 11 (6.59%) Citrix
10 11 (6.59%) Avaya
11 10 (5.99%) Veritas
11 10 (5.99%) TippingPoint
11 10 (5.99%) WatchGuard
12 9 (5.39%) Remedy
12 9 (5.39%) Dell
13 8 (4.79%) Nortel
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