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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 39 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 66 117 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.24% 10.85% 8.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 42.55% 39.11%
Number of salaries quoted 64 110 88
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,550
% change year-on-year
- +3.76%
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
220 275 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.46% 25.51% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 209 252 220
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -36 33 £32,500 -3.70% 7
Bridgend +2 12 £22,000 -45.00% 2
Newport -12 10 £34,000 -2.85%
Caerphilly +6 8 £57,250 +57.93% 1
Torfaen +1 1 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £27,500 - 2
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 90 (54.88%) Cisco
2 78 (47.56%) VMware
3 70 (42.68%) Windows
4 56 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 56 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (27.44%) HP
5 45 (27.44%) ITIL
6 43 (26.22%) TCP/IP
7 41 (25.00%) CCNA
8 36 (21.95%) CCNP
9 32 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (17.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 29 (17.68%) Linux
10 29 (17.68%) BGP
10 29 (17.68%) Internet
10 29 (17.68%) OSPF
10 29 (17.68%) Wireless
11 28 (17.07%) CheckPoint
11 28 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (16.46%) WAN
13 25 (15.24%) LAN
13 25 (15.24%) VLAN
13 25 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (14.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 24 (14.63%) DNS
14 24 (14.63%) Active Directory
15 23 (14.02%) ISO 9001
15 23 (14.02%) MS Excel
15 23 (14.02%) MS Exchange
15 23 (14.02%) UNIX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 23 (14.02%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (6.71%) Apache
4 9 (5.49%) Lync
5 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.22%) nginx
7 2 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.88%) SaaS
3 6 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (26.22%) TCP/IP
2 32 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (17.68%) OSPF
3 29 (17.68%) BGP
3 29 (17.68%) Internet
3 29 (17.68%) Wireless
4 27 (16.46%) WAN
5 25 (15.24%) LAN
5 25 (15.24%) VLAN
6 24 (14.63%) DNS
7 23 (14.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (12.80%) VPN
9 19 (11.59%) EIGRP
10 18 (10.98%) RIP
11 17 (10.37%) DHCP
12 16 (9.76%) VRRP
12 16 (9.76%) HSRP
13 14 (8.54%) MPLS
14 13 (7.93%) SAN
14 13 (7.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.66%) MySQL
1 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.83%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.22%) SQLite
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.49%) Finance
3 5 (3.05%) Back Office
4 3 (1.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 54 (32.93%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.80%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.20%) Architect
4 17 (10.37%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (7.32%) Security Architect
8 10 (6.10%) Technical Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Analyst
9 9 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) Network Architect
10 8 (4.88%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.27%) Support Specialist
11 7 (4.27%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (4.27%) Server Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) UNIX Specialist
12 6 (3.66%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.93%) CSS
2 7 (4.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (14.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 21 (12.80%) Data Centre
4 11 (6.71%) Clustering
5 9 (5.49%) EqualLogic
6 7 (4.27%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (3.05%) Statistics
8 4 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.61%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 70 (42.68%) Windows
2 29 (17.68%) Linux
3 23 (14.02%) UNIX
4 20 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (7.93%) AIX
8 9 (5.49%) Solaris
9 3 (1.83%) CentOS
9 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.61%) HPUX
10 1 (0.61%) Debian
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.44%) ITIL
2 20 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (10.98%) Change Management
3 18 (10.98%) Product Management
4 16 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 16 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 16 (9.76%) Network Management
5 13 (7.93%) Information Security
6 9 (5.49%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.66%) Project Management
7 6 (3.66%) Change Control
8 5 (3.05%) Resource Management
8 5 (3.05%) Service Management
8 5 (3.05%) Validation
8 5 (3.05%) Logistics
9 4 (2.44%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.44%) DDoS Mitigation
10 3 (1.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.10%) Perl
2 8 (4.88%) Python
3 5 (3.05%) SQL
4 2 (1.22%) Java
4 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (25.00%) CCNA
3 36 (21.95%) CCNP
4 20 (12.20%) SAP Certification
5 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
6 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (7.93%) SC Cleared
8 12 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (5.49%) MCITP
9 9 (5.49%) MCSA
10 8 (4.88%) RHCE
11 6 (3.66%) MCSE
12 3 (1.83%) CCIE
13 1 (0.61%) CCSA
13 1 (0.61%) CCSE
13 1 (0.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (14.02%) ISO 9001
3 22 (13.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.15%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.71%) vSphere
4 6 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.66%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (6.10%) Nessus
2 8 (4.88%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.05%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (3.05%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (3.05%) OpenView
3 5 (3.05%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (3.05%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 90 (54.88%) Cisco
2 78 (47.56%) VMware
3 56 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 45 (27.44%) HP
5 28 (17.07%) CheckPoint
6 21 (12.80%) Citrix
7 20 (12.20%) SAP
8 18 (10.98%) F5
9 17 (10.37%) Dell
10 14 (8.54%) ProCurve
11 11 (6.71%) Red Hat
12 10 (6.10%) Qualys
12 10 (6.10%) Juniper
12 10 (6.10%) LogRhythm
13 9 (5.49%) Avaya
13 9 (5.49%) SonicWALL
14 8 (4.88%) Veritas
14 8 (4.88%) Nokia
15 7 (4.27%) SolarWinds
16 6 (3.66%) Veeam
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £65,000 to £68,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £0 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23k - 26k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
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