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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 96 104 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.39% 8.75% 9.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.86% 32.81% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 84 87 87
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £25,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
214 317 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.71% 26.66% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 190 271 152
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,550 £55,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +8 62 £30,500 -10.62% 2
Newport -6 14 £36,000 -10.00%
Bridgend -7 11 £24,000 -43.85% 6
Caerphilly 0 3 £26,000 -58.40%
Torfaen - 1 - -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 111 (61.33%) VMware
2 97 (53.59%) Windows
3 86 (47.51%) Cisco
4 72 (39.78%) Active Directory
5 70 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (38.67%) Windows Server
6 63 (34.81%) Linux
7 56 (30.94%) Microsoft
8 51 (28.18%) DNS
8 51 (28.18%) LAN
9 49 (27.07%) CCNA
10 48 (26.52%) WAN
10 48 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (25.41%) ITIL
12 39 (21.55%) MS Exchange
13 37 (20.44%) TCP/IP
13 37 (20.44%) Internet
14 34 (18.78%) Juniper
15 32 (17.68%) CheckPoint
16 31 (17.13%) Citrix
16 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (17.13%) SolarWinds
17 30 (16.57%) VPN
17 30 (16.57%) DHCP
18 29 (16.02%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (15.47%) MS Excel
20 27 (14.92%) CCNP
21 25 (13.81%) Finance
21 25 (13.81%) F5
22 24 (13.26%) SLA

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 39 (21.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.66%) CMS
4 3 (1.66%) Commerce Server
4 3 (1.66%) IIS
5 2 (1.10%) Apache
5 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (15.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.05%) MS Office
3 3 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.21%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.39%) Office 365
2 7 (3.87%) IaaS
3 5 (2.76%) SaaS
4 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.66%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (28.18%) DNS
1 51 (28.18%) LAN
2 48 (26.52%) WAN
3 37 (20.44%) Internet
3 37 (20.44%) TCP/IP
4 30 (16.57%) DHCP
4 30 (16.57%) VPN
5 29 (16.02%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (11.60%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 21 (11.60%) VoIP
7 18 (9.94%) NAS
7 18 (9.94%) SAN
8 17 (9.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 13 (7.18%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (5.52%) BGP
10 10 (5.52%) FTP
11 9 (4.97%) PBX
11 9 (4.97%) VLAN
11 9 (4.97%) Wireless
11 9 (4.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.76%) SQLPlus
3 2 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (13.81%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.52%) Advertising
4 8 (4.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.21%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.66%) Back Office
7 2 (1.10%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (32.60%) Support Engineer
2 49 (27.07%) Network Engineer
3 35 (19.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (17.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (11.60%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (11.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (9.39%) Infrastructure Support
7 16 (8.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 16 (8.84%) Security Engineer
8 15 (8.29%) Analyst
9 14 (7.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (7.18%) 1st Line Engineer
10 13 (7.18%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (6.63%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 12 (6.63%) Administrator
11 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 12 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (6.63%) Technical Engineer
12 11 (6.08%) Network Support
12 11 (6.08%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.42%) ELK Stack
2 3 (1.66%) .NET
2 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.10%) CGI
3 2 (1.10%) CSS
3 2 (1.10%) WAP
4 1 (0.55%) COM
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.39%) Driving Licence
3 16 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.73%) EqualLogic
5 10 (5.52%) Smartphone
6 9 (4.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (4.42%) Client/Server
8 7 (3.87%) PMI
9 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (2.76%) Fintech
10 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.76%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.66%) Clustering
11 3 (1.66%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (1.66%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (1.10%) Replication
13 1 (0.55%) Cryptography
13 1 (0.55%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 97 (53.59%) Windows
2 70 (38.67%) Windows Server
3 63 (34.81%) Linux
4 16 (8.84%) VyOS
4 16 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (8.29%) Unix
6 12 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.52%) Mac OS X
8 9 (4.97%) AIX
9 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.76%) CatOS
10 5 (2.76%) Solaris
11 3 (1.66%) CentOS
11 3 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.55%) Debian
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.41%) ITIL
2 22 (12.15%) High Availability
2 22 (12.15%) Incident Management
3 13 (7.18%) SIEM
4 12 (6.63%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (6.63%) Service Management
5 9 (4.97%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.42%) Logistics
7 7 (3.87%) Coaching
7 7 (3.87%) Network Management
7 7 (3.87%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (3.31%) DDoS Mitigation
8 6 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.31%) ERP
9 5 (2.76%) ITIL V2
9 5 (2.76%) ITSM
9 5 (2.76%) Project Management
9 5 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (2.76%) Time Management
10 4 (2.21%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.05%) SQL
2 5 (2.76%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.66%) Perl
3 3 (1.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 70 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (27.07%) CCNA
3 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (14.92%) CCNP
5 16 (8.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 15 (8.29%) MCSE
7 14 (7.73%) CCSA
7 14 (7.73%) CCSE
8 11 (6.08%) Degree
8 11 (6.08%) MCSA
8 11 (6.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.87%) PMI Certification
10 5 (2.76%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.21%) CCSP
12 3 (1.66%) MCITP
12 3 (1.66%) MCP
13 2 (1.10%) CISMP
13 2 (1.10%) MCTS
14 1 (0.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.26%) SLA
2 15 (8.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (39.78%) Active Directory
2 48 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.39%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.76%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.76%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (2.76%) vSphere
5 5 (2.76%) XenApp
5 5 (2.76%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.66%) iptables
6 3 (1.66%) Snort
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.10%) NFS
7 2 (1.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (7.73%) HP Data Protector
1 14 (7.73%) Tivoli
1 14 (7.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (7.18%) WSUS
3 6 (3.31%) Kibana
3 6 (3.31%) logstash
4 5 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.21%) Nagios
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.55%) Nessus
7 1 (0.55%) Nmap
7 1 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 111 (61.33%) VMware
2 86 (47.51%) Cisco
3 56 (30.94%) Microsoft
4 34 (18.78%) Juniper
5 32 (17.68%) CheckPoint
6 31 (17.13%) Citrix
6 31 (17.13%) SolarWinds
7 25 (13.81%) F5
8 23 (12.71%) Extreme Networks
9 20 (11.05%) HP
10 17 (9.39%) Dell
11 16 (8.84%) Brocade
11 16 (8.84%) Vyatta
12 14 (7.73%) CA
13 12 (6.63%) Oracle
13 12 (6.63%) Sage
14 9 (4.97%) Dell Compellent
14 9 (4.97%) Intel Security
15 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
16 5 (2.76%) Avaya
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