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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 25 50 17
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -33
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 89 57 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.95% 4.60% 11.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.01% 27.14% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 77 55 119
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
217 210 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.38% 16.95% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 190 198 275
Median salary £39,500 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +29 63 £30,500 -6.15% 3
Newport +5 11 £45,000 +32.35%
Bridgend -7 2 £20,500 -6.81% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £25,000 -
Caerphilly -5 1 £30,000 -47.59%
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 104 (56.83%) VMware
2 91 (49.73%) Windows
3 84 (45.90%) Microsoft
4 75 (40.98%) Cisco
5 67 (36.61%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (35.52%) ITIL
7 63 (34.43%) Linux
8 57 (31.15%) Active Directory
9 53 (28.96%) Windows Server
10 51 (27.87%) MS Exchange
11 50 (27.32%) CCNA
12 48 (26.23%) SLA
13 44 (24.04%) MS Excel
13 44 (24.04%) Internet
14 43 (23.50%) Citrix
15 40 (21.86%) LAN
16 39 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (20.22%) Incident Management
18 33 (18.03%) Office 365
19 32 (17.49%) WAN
20 31 (16.94%) HP
21 29 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
21 29 (15.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
22 28 (15.30%) CCNP
22 28 (15.30%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (14.75%) VPN
24 25 (13.66%) DNS
25 24 (13.11%) Tivoli
25 24 (13.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
25 24 (13.11%) HP Data Protector

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 51 (27.87%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.19%) SAS
5 2 (1.09%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
6 1 (0.55%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.55%) JBoss
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (24.04%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.74%) MS Office
3 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Epicor Tropos
2 5 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.03%) Office 365
2 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.83%) IaaS
4 6 (3.28%) SaaS
5 4 (2.19%) PaaS
6 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (24.04%) Internet
2 40 (21.86%) LAN
3 32 (17.49%) WAN
4 27 (14.75%) VPN
5 25 (13.66%) DNS
6 20 (10.93%) VoIP
7 18 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (8.74%) NAS
9 15 (8.20%) TCP/IP
10 14 (7.65%) VLAN
11 11 (6.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (4.92%) Wireless
12 9 (4.92%) WLAN
13 8 (4.37%) DHCP
13 8 (4.37%) SAN
14 7 (3.83%) HTTP
15 6 (3.28%) FTP
15 6 (3.28%) IPsec
15 6 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (2.73%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.73%) SQLPlus
3 2 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (11.48%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.01%) Advertising
4 8 (4.37%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.73%) Back Office
6 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (28.42%) Support Engineer
2 36 (19.67%) Network Engineer
3 28 (15.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 26 (14.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (12.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 22 (12.02%) Security Engineer
5 22 (12.02%) Technical Engineer
6 18 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (8.74%) 1st Line Support
7 16 (8.74%) IT Support
8 15 (8.20%) 1st Line Engineer
8 15 (8.20%) Analyst
8 15 (8.20%) Technical Support
8 15 (8.20%) Technical Support Engineer
9 14 (7.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 12 (6.56%) Administrator
10 12 (6.56%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 12 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (6.01%) 1st Line Technical Support
11 11 (6.01%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.37%) ELK Stack
2 2 (1.09%) .NET
2 2 (1.09%) CGI
2 2 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.92%) EqualLogic
4 8 (4.37%) Fintech
4 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.83%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.28%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.73%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (2.73%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.19%) Clustering
8 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.64%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.64%) iSeries
10 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.09%) Replication
11 1 (0.55%) Informatics
11 1 (0.55%) NHS
11 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 91 (49.73%) Windows
2 63 (34.43%) Linux
3 53 (28.96%) Windows Server
4 29 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (10.38%) Unix
6 17 (9.29%) AIX
6 17 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (7.10%) VyOS
8 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.46%) Mac OS X
10 7 (3.83%) CentOS
11 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.73%) Solaris
12 4 (2.19%) Debian
13 3 (1.64%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.55%) CatOS
15 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.52%) ITIL
2 37 (20.22%) Incident Management
3 18 (9.84%) Service Management
4 16 (8.74%) High Availability
4 16 (8.74%) SIEM
5 14 (7.65%) Logistics
6 13 (7.10%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.46%) Network Design
8 10 (5.46%) Project Management
9 9 (4.92%) Data Security
9 9 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (4.92%) Resource Management
10 8 (4.37%) ERP
11 7 (3.83%) Information Security
11 7 (3.83%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (3.83%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 6 (3.28%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.38%) SQL
2 7 (3.83%) Perl
2 7 (3.83%) Python
3 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.64%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.09%) Java
6 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (36.61%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (27.32%) CCNA
3 29 (15.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 28 (15.30%) CCNP
4 28 (15.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (8.74%) MCSE
6 10 (5.46%) Degree
7 9 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.83%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.28%) CISSP
9 6 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.28%) MCSA
10 5 (2.73%) CCSA
10 5 (2.73%) CCSE
11 4 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (2.19%) CCSP
11 4 (2.19%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.64%) CCENT
12 3 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (26.23%) SLA
2 23 (12.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 39 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.73%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (2.73%) XenApp
5 5 (2.73%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.19%) vSphere
7 3 (1.64%) Firmware
7 3 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.09%) iptables
8 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (13.11%) HP Data Protector
1 24 (13.11%) Tivoli
1 24 (13.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (7.10%) WSUS
3 8 (4.37%) Nagios
4 6 (3.28%) Kibana
4 6 (3.28%) logstash
5 5 (2.73%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.19%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.64%) Ansible
7 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.64%) Puppet
8 2 (1.09%) Nessus
8 2 (1.09%) Nmap
9 1 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 104 (56.83%) VMware
2 84 (45.90%) Microsoft
3 75 (40.98%) Cisco
4 43 (23.50%) Citrix
5 31 (16.94%) HP
6 21 (11.48%) CheckPoint
7 18 (9.84%) Dell
8 17 (9.29%) F5
9 16 (8.74%) Vyatta
10 15 (8.20%) SolarWinds
11 14 (7.65%) Brocade
11 14 (7.65%) Juniper
12 12 (6.56%) Oracle
13 11 (6.01%) Extreme Networks
14 10 (5.46%) Sage
15 9 (4.92%) Intel Security
16 8 (4.37%) Avaya
17 7 (3.83%) Red Hat
18 6 (3.28%) JD Edwards
18 6 (3.28%) QAD
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago