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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 18 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 115 96 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.58% 9.54% 9.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.64% 49.23% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 94 82 96
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,300 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
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
332 195 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.67% 19.38% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 271 161 224
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 0 55 £35,000 - 5
Caerphilly +2 22 £62,500 +108.33%
Newport +2 20 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bridgend +9 11 £41,500 -27.19% 2
Glamorgan - 4 £35,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 131 (67.88%) Cisco
2 85 (44.04%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (39.90%) Windows
4 63 (32.64%) VMware
5 62 (32.12%) Microsoft
6 61 (31.61%) CCNA
7 60 (31.09%) CCNP
8 55 (28.50%) ITIL
9 49 (25.39%) CheckPoint
9 49 (25.39%) Cisco ASA
10 44 (22.80%) HP
11 41 (21.24%) WAN
12 40 (20.73%) MS Exchange
13 39 (20.21%) LAN
14 38 (19.69%) Active Directory
15 37 (19.17%) SLA
16 32 (16.58%) Citrix
16 32 (16.58%) Security Cleared
17 31 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (16.06%) VLAN
17 31 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
17 31 (16.06%) Linux
18 30 (15.54%) TCP/IP
18 30 (15.54%) Wireless
18 30 (15.54%) SC Cleared
18 30 (15.54%) F5
18 30 (15.54%) Cisco Nexus
19 29 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (14.51%) Windows Server 2012
21 26 (13.47%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.22%) Lync
4 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (6.22%) Apache
5 6 (3.11%) IIS
5 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.07%) nginx
6 4 (2.07%) Commerce Server
6 4 (2.07%) CMS
7 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.33%) SaaS
3 7 (3.63%) Office 365
4 4 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (25.39%) Cisco ASA
2 41 (21.24%) WAN
3 39 (20.21%) LAN
4 31 (16.06%) VLAN
5 30 (15.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 30 (15.54%) TCP/IP
5 30 (15.54%) Wireless
6 25 (12.95%) OSPF
6 25 (12.95%) BGP
7 22 (11.40%) VPN
7 22 (11.40%) Network Security
8 20 (10.36%) Internet
9 19 (9.84%) Cisco PIX
10 17 (8.81%) HSRP
10 17 (8.81%) VRRP
11 13 (6.74%) MPLS
11 13 (6.74%) EIGRP
11 13 (6.74%) SAN
12 12 (6.22%) RIP
12 12 (6.22%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.07%) SQLite
4 3 (1.55%) MySQL
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
General
1 26 (13.47%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.18%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (36.79%) Network Engineer
2 28 (14.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (13.99%) Architect
4 23 (11.92%) Security Engineer
5 19 (9.84%) Project Engineer
5 19 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.81%) Analyst
7 16 (8.29%) Network Architect
8 14 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.18%) Security Architect
11 8 (4.15%) Service Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (3.63%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (3.11%) Administrator
13 6 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 5 (2.59%) Application Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.63%) CSS
2 5 (2.59%) XML
2 5 (2.59%) PCRE
3 4 (2.07%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.07%) .NET
4 3 (1.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.70%) EqualLogic
2 11 (5.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (3.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.11%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.59%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.07%) Clustering
5 4 (2.07%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.07%) Statistics
6 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.52%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 77 (39.90%) Windows
2 31 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (16.06%) Linux
3 28 (14.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (12.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (10.88%) UNIX
6 10 (5.18%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (4.66%) CentOS
8 7 (3.63%) Solaris
9 5 (2.59%) AIX
10 4 (2.07%) Debian
11 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.04%) Android
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.50%) ITIL
2 22 (11.40%) Product Management
2 22 (11.40%) Network Management
3 21 (10.88%) Load Balancing
4 17 (8.81%) Service Delivery
5 16 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.77%) Project Management
7 14 (7.25%) Incident Management
8 11 (5.70%) Change Management
9 8 (4.15%) Network Design
9 8 (4.15%) Information Security
9 8 (4.15%) Change Control
10 6 (3.11%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (2.59%) OWASP
12 4 (2.07%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (2.07%) ITIL V2
12 4 (2.07%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (2.07%) Configuration Management
13 3 (1.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (1.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.29%) Perl
2 14 (7.25%) SQL
3 11 (5.70%) Python
4 6 (3.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.59%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.59%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.59%) PHP
6 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.52%) C#
6 1 (0.52%) Java
6 1 (0.52%) AWK
6 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (44.04%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (31.61%) CCNA
3 60 (31.09%) CCNP
4 32 (16.58%) Security Cleared
5 31 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (15.54%) SC Cleared
7 23 (11.92%) MCITP
8 16 (8.29%) SAP Certification
9 11 (5.70%) MCSA
10 9 (4.66%) MCSE
11 8 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (3.63%) VCP5
12 7 (3.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (2.07%) MCP
13 4 (2.07%) RHCE
14 2 (1.04%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.52%) CCENT
15 1 (0.52%) JNCIA
15 1 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.17%) SLA
2 26 (13.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (9.84%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 38 (19.69%) Active Directory
2 29 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.40%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.63%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.07%) XenServer
5 4 (2.07%) vSphere
6 3 (1.55%) iptables
7 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.04%) Firmware
8 1 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (5.70%) Nessus
2 6 (3.11%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (3.11%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.59%) OpenView
4 4 (2.07%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.07%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (2.07%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.55%) Nmap
5 3 (1.55%) Nagios
6 1 (0.52%) Puppet
6 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 131 (67.88%) Cisco
2 63 (32.64%) VMware
3 62 (32.12%) Microsoft
4 49 (25.39%) CheckPoint
5 44 (22.80%) HP
6 32 (16.58%) Citrix
7 30 (15.54%) F5
8 24 (12.44%) Dell
8 24 (12.44%) Juniper
9 17 (8.81%) SonicWALL
10 16 (8.29%) SAP
11 12 (6.22%) Nokia
12 10 (5.18%) ProCurve
12 10 (5.18%) WatchGuard
13 9 (4.66%) SolarWinds
13 9 (4.66%) Blue Coat
14 8 (4.15%) Qualys
14 8 (4.15%) Veritas
14 8 (4.15%) Avaya
14 8 (4.15%) LogRhythm
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits healthcare, pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits and shift allowance
Posted: 25 days ago