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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 72 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.61% 6.62% 6.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.88% 31.86% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 64 68
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
121 226 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.61% 20.77% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 106 198 213
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £53,500
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -7 22 £37,500 - 1
Newport -5 8 £32,500 -35.00%
Caerphilly +5 6 £27,500 -31.25%
Bridgend +1 3 £45,000 +119.51%
Monmouthshire - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 52 (56.52%) VMware
2 44 (47.83%) Cisco
3 41 (44.57%) Windows
4 35 (38.04%) Linux
5 32 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (33.70%) Active Directory
6 31 (33.70%) Windows Server
7 29 (31.52%) LAN
8 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
8 27 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (28.26%) Finance
10 23 (25.00%) Avaya
10 23 (25.00%) F5
11 20 (21.74%) CCNA
12 19 (20.65%) CheckPoint
13 18 (19.57%) ITIL
14 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
14 17 (18.48%) VPN
14 17 (18.48%) DNS
14 17 (18.48%) CCNP
14 17 (18.48%) Vyatta
15 15 (16.30%) IaaS
15 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
15 15 (16.30%) VoIP
15 15 (16.30%) Unix
16 14 (15.22%) WAN
16 14 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (15.22%) Office 365
17 13 (14.13%) PaaS
17 13 (14.13%) Brocade

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 11 (11.96%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.70%) Apache
2 8 (8.70%) JBoss
3 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.17%) nginx
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.09%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Epicor Tropos
2 2 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.30%) IaaS
2 14 (15.22%) Office 365
3 13 (14.13%) PaaS
4 7 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (6.52%) SaaS
6 3 (3.26%) G Suite
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.09%) Bluemix
8 1 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.52%) LAN
2 17 (18.48%) DNS
2 17 (18.48%) VPN
3 15 (16.30%) VoIP
4 14 (15.22%) WAN
5 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 10 (10.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (10.87%) Internet
7 9 (9.78%) Ethernet
7 9 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (8.70%) DHCP
8 8 (8.70%) VLAN
9 7 (7.61%) MPLS
9 7 (7.61%) SAN
10 5 (5.43%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (5.43%) NAS
10 5 (5.43%) WLAN
11 4 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.35%) HTTP
11 4 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) MySQL
3 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.87%) Advertising
4 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.17%) Back Office
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) IT Manager
5 8 (8.70%) Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) IT Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.43%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) LAMP
2 3 (3.26%) HTML
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Flex
3 2 (2.17%) CGI
3 2 (2.17%) HTML5
3 2 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.61%) Fintech
3 6 (6.52%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.17%) iSeries
7 2 (2.17%) Statistics
7 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.09%) Clustering
8 1 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.09%) PKI
8 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.57%) Windows
2 35 (38.04%) Linux
3 31 (33.70%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.30%) Unix
5 11 (11.96%) VyOS
6 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.35%) CentOS
10 3 (3.26%) Debian
10 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (2.17%) Solaris
11 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.09%) AIX
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) ITIL
2 14 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 10 (10.87%) High Availability
4 10 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
5 9 (9.78%) Network Design
6 7 (7.61%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.61%) Service Management
7 6 (6.52%) Change Control
7 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.52%) Software Delivery
8 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.43%) ERP
8 5 (5.43%) Information Security
8 5 (5.43%) Project Management
8 5 (5.43%) Release Management
8 5 (5.43%) Resource Management
8 5 (5.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) Perl
1 7 (7.61%) Python
2 6 (6.52%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.35%) Java
3 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.35%) Ruby
4 2 (2.17%) C
4 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.17%) PHP
4 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (21.74%) CCNA
3 17 (18.48%) CCNP
4 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.43%) Degree
7 4 (4.35%) CISSP
7 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.17%) CCSA
9 2 (2.17%) CCSE
9 2 (2.17%) MCSE
9 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.09%) CCDA
10 1 (1.09%) CCENT
10 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.09%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.09%) MCITP
10 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.09%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) SLA
2 9 (9.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.09%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.09%) RMADS
System Software
1 32 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (33.70%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.61%) vSphere
4 6 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.35%) Firmware
6 3 (3.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Ansible
1 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.43%) Puppet
2 4 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.17%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.17%) Nagios
3 2 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.17%) vRealize
4 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (56.52%) VMware
2 44 (47.83%) Cisco
3 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
4 23 (25.00%) Avaya
4 23 (25.00%) F5
5 19 (20.65%) CheckPoint
6 17 (18.48%) Vyatta
7 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
8 13 (14.13%) Brocade
9 12 (13.04%) Oracle
10 11 (11.96%) SolarWinds
11 10 (10.87%) Extreme Networks
12 9 (9.78%) Juniper
13 8 (8.70%) Blue Coat
13 8 (8.70%) Citrix
13 8 (8.70%) HP
14 6 (6.52%) Dell
14 6 (6.52%) Intel Security
15 5 (5.43%) IBM
15 5 (5.43%) Intel
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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