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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 33 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 82 78 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.22% 6.58% 8.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.74% 28.68% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 72 65 66
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
243 272 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.41% 22.93% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 216 219 169
Average salary £40,500 £38,400 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.46% -6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 42 £40,000 +18.51% 2
Bridgend +6 21 £22,000 -59.44% 1
Newport -8 10 £50,000 +33.33%
Caerphilly -1 5 £40,000 +4.16%
Torfaen 0 2 £41,500 +14.48%
Glamorgan - 1 £18,000 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 85 (52.47%) VMware
2 82 (50.62%) Windows
3 80 (49.38%) Cisco
4 69 (42.59%) Windows Server
5 62 (38.27%) Active Directory
6 58 (35.80%) TCP/IP
7 55 (33.95%) DNS
8 54 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (33.33%) LAN
9 50 (30.86%) WAN
10 46 (28.40%) Linux
11 43 (26.54%) VPN
12 41 (25.31%) Microsoft
13 40 (24.69%) ITIL
14 36 (22.22%) DHCP
14 36 (22.22%) Juniper
15 34 (20.99%) MS Exchange
16 32 (19.75%) CCNA
17 31 (19.14%) Cisco ASA
18 30 (18.52%) Finance
19 29 (17.90%) CCNP
19 29 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (17.90%) Data Centre
20 28 (17.28%) Internet
21 25 (15.43%) F5
22 24 (14.81%) SolarWinds
22 24 (14.81%) CheckPoint
23 21 (12.96%) Unix
24 20 (12.35%) Red Hat
24 20 (12.35%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.17%) Apache
4 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.85%) IIS
7 3 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.41%) Office 365
2 10 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.85%) IaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.23%) SaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (35.80%) TCP/IP
2 55 (33.95%) DNS
3 54 (33.33%) LAN
4 50 (30.86%) WAN
5 43 (26.54%) VPN
6 36 (22.22%) DHCP
7 31 (19.14%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (17.28%) Internet
9 20 (12.35%) Wireless
10 19 (11.73%) SAN
11 16 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (9.88%) VoIP
11 16 (9.88%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (8.64%) BGP
13 12 (7.41%) IPsec
14 11 (6.79%) FTP
14 11 (6.79%) NetScaler
14 11 (6.79%) OSPF
15 10 (6.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 10 (6.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.09%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.85%) MySQL
3 3 (1.85%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.62%) SQLPlus
General
1 30 (18.52%) Finance
2 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.94%) Banking
4 6 (3.70%) Advertising
4 6 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
5 2 (1.23%) Law
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 51 (31.48%) Support Engineer
3 27 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (16.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (11.11%) Network Support
6 17 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (10.49%) Network Support Engineer
6 17 (10.49%) Server Engineer
7 16 (9.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 16 (9.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 16 (9.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 16 (9.88%) Server Support
8 15 (9.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 15 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (8.64%) Administrator
9 14 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (6.17%) Senior IT Support
10 10 (6.17%) Senior Support Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) COM
2 2 (1.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.90%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.88%) Clustering
3 16 (9.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (6.17%) Driving Licence
5 9 (5.56%) EqualLogic
6 8 (4.94%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.32%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (3.09%) PMI
9 3 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.23%) Replication
11 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.62%) CESG
11 1 (0.62%) Fintech
11 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 82 (50.62%) Windows
2 69 (42.59%) Windows Server
3 46 (28.40%) Linux
4 21 (12.96%) Unix
5 20 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.17%) VyOS
7 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (5.56%) Solaris
9 8 (4.94%) AIX
9 8 (4.94%) CatOS
10 6 (3.70%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.69%) ITIL
2 20 (12.35%) Load Balancing
3 19 (11.73%) High Availability
4 13 (8.02%) Coaching
5 11 (6.79%) Change Control
5 11 (6.79%) DDoS Mitigation
5 11 (6.79%) Network Management
6 9 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 9 (5.56%) Service Management
7 8 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.94%) WAN Optimisation
8 7 (4.32%) Change Management
8 7 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (4.32%) Time Management
9 6 (3.70%) Performance Management
10 5 (3.09%) Information Security
10 5 (3.09%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.09%) Resource Management
11 4 (2.47%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.56%) SQL
2 6 (3.70%) Perl
2 6 (3.70%) Python
3 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (19.75%) CCNA
3 29 (17.90%) CCNP
4 16 (9.88%) Degree
4 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.17%) CCSA
5 10 (6.17%) CCSE
6 8 (4.94%) SAP Certification
7 7 (4.32%) RHCE
8 6 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (3.09%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.47%) MCSA
10 4 (2.47%) MCSE
10 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.85%) CCIE
11 3 (1.85%) SCSA
11 3 (1.85%) Sun Certification
12 2 (1.23%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.49%) SLA
2 10 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.94%) ISO 9001
3 8 (4.94%) ISO22301
4 3 (1.85%) QA
5 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.62%) GPG13
6 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (38.27%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.79%) vSphere
4 7 (4.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.09%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.85%) Snort
6 3 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.85%) XenApp
6 3 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.85%) XenServer
7 2 (1.23%) iptables
7 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.23%) NFS
7 2 (1.23%) Squid
8 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.47%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (2.47%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.23%) Nessus
3 2 (1.23%) WSUS
4 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 85 (52.47%) VMware
2 80 (49.38%) Cisco
3 41 (25.31%) Microsoft
4 36 (22.22%) Juniper
5 25 (15.43%) F5
6 24 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 24 (14.81%) SolarWinds
7 20 (12.35%) Red Hat
8 13 (8.02%) HP
9 12 (7.41%) Citrix
10 11 (6.79%) Brocade
11 10 (6.17%) Dell
11 10 (6.17%) Vyatta
12 9 (5.56%) CA
13 8 (4.94%) Sage
13 8 (4.94%) SAP
14 6 (3.70%) Avaya
15 5 (3.09%) IBM
15 5 (3.09%) Veritas
16 4 (2.47%) Radware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £60000 Per Annum (OTE)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + shift allowance + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago