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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 97 70 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.51% 5.66% 9.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.11% 26.52% 52.20%
Number of salaries quoted 84 62 96
Median salary £30,250 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.02% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
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
225 264 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.74% 21.34% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 200 233 178
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +27 73 £30,000 -6.25% 3
Bridgend -4 8 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Newport -4 7 £47,500 +37.68%
Caerphilly -3 3 £26,000 -58.40%
Torfaen - 1 - -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £25,000 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 119 (61.98%) VMware
2 104 (54.17%) Windows
3 88 (45.83%) Cisco
4 73 (38.02%) Active Directory
5 70 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (35.94%) Microsoft
6 69 (35.94%) Windows Server
7 65 (33.85%) Linux
8 59 (30.73%) ITIL
9 52 (27.08%) CCNA
10 49 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 47 (24.48%) DNS
11 47 (24.48%) LAN
12 46 (23.96%) WAN
13 45 (23.44%) Internet
14 44 (22.92%) MS Exchange
15 38 (19.79%) Citrix
16 34 (17.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (17.71%) SLA
16 34 (17.71%) MS Excel
17 33 (17.19%) Incident Management
18 32 (16.67%) TCP/IP
19 31 (16.15%) VPN
20 28 (14.58%) Juniper
21 27 (14.06%) CheckPoint
21 27 (14.06%) SolarWinds
22 26 (13.54%) DHCP
23 25 (13.02%) HP
23 25 (13.02%) CCNP
24 24 (12.50%) SQL Server

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 44 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.08%) IIS
7 3 (1.56%) CMS
7 3 (1.56%) Commerce Server
7 3 (1.56%) SAS
8 2 (1.04%) Apache
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) JBoss
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.08%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.98%) Office 365
2 7 (3.65%) IaaS
3 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.13%) SaaS
4 5 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.56%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (24.48%) DNS
1 47 (24.48%) LAN
2 46 (23.96%) WAN
3 45 (23.44%) Internet
4 32 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 31 (16.15%) VPN
6 26 (13.54%) DHCP
7 23 (11.98%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (11.98%) VoIP
8 18 (9.38%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 17 (8.85%) NAS
10 15 (7.81%) SAN
11 14 (7.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (5.73%) VLAN
13 10 (5.21%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (4.69%) PBX
14 9 (4.69%) WLAN
15 8 (4.17%) BGP
15 8 (4.17%) FTP
15 8 (4.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.60%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (9.90%) Finance
2 15 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.21%) Advertising
4 7 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.60%) Back Office
6 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (31.77%) Support Engineer
2 42 (21.88%) Network Engineer
3 35 (18.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 19 (9.90%) Security Engineer
8 18 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support
9 17 (8.85%) Technical Engineer
10 16 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 15 (7.81%) Analyst
12 14 (7.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (7.29%) IT Support
13 13 (6.77%) 1st Line Engineer
13 13 (6.77%) 1st Line Support
13 13 (6.77%) Administrator
13 13 (6.77%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (6.25%) Technical Support
14 12 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.17%) ELK Stack
2 4 (2.08%) .NET
3 3 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.04%) CGI
4 2 (1.04%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) COM
5 1 (0.52%) WAP
5 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.29%) Driving Licence
3 14 (7.29%) EqualLogic
4 9 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (4.17%) Smartphone
6 7 (3.65%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.13%) Clustering
8 5 (2.60%) Fintech
8 5 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (2.60%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.08%) PMI
10 3 (1.56%) Replication
11 2 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.52%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 104 (54.17%) Windows
2 69 (35.94%) Windows Server
3 65 (33.85%) Linux
4 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.29%) AIX
6 14 (7.29%) Unix
7 13 (6.77%) VyOS
8 10 (5.21%) Mac OS X
8 10 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.60%) CentOS
9 5 (2.60%) Solaris
10 4 (2.08%) CatOS
11 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.04%) Debian
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.73%) ITIL
2 33 (17.19%) Incident Management
3 20 (10.42%) High Availability
4 14 (7.29%) Service Management
5 13 (6.77%) Logistics
5 13 (6.77%) SIEM
6 12 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (5.21%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (3.13%) ERP
9 6 (3.13%) Network Management
9 6 (3.13%) Project Management
10 5 (2.60%) Coaching
10 5 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.60%) Data Security
10 5 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.60%) ITIL V2
10 5 (2.60%) ITSM
10 5 (2.60%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.90%) SQL
2 5 (2.60%) Perl
2 5 (2.60%) PL/SQL
2 5 (2.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 70 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (27.08%) CCNA
3 34 (17.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (13.02%) CCNP
5 24 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 19 (9.90%) MCSE
7 12 (6.25%) CCSA
7 12 (6.25%) CCSE
8 11 (5.73%) MCSA
8 11 (5.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (5.21%) Degree
10 5 (2.60%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.60%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.08%) CCSP
11 4 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.08%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.56%) CISSP
12 3 (1.56%) MCITP
12 3 (1.56%) MCP
12 3 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.71%) SLA
2 17 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (38.02%) Active Directory
2 49 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.98%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.65%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (2.60%) XenApp
6 5 (2.60%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.08%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.56%) iptables
8 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.56%) vSphere
9 2 (1.04%) Snort
10 1 (0.52%) NFS
10 1 (0.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (9.90%) HP Data Protector
1 19 (9.90%) Tivoli
1 19 (9.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (7.29%) WSUS
3 6 (3.13%) Kibana
3 6 (3.13%) logstash
4 5 (2.60%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.60%) Nagios
5 2 (1.04%) Nessus
5 2 (1.04%) Nmap
6 1 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 119 (61.98%) VMware
2 88 (45.83%) Cisco
3 69 (35.94%) Microsoft
4 38 (19.79%) Citrix
5 28 (14.58%) Juniper
6 27 (14.06%) CheckPoint
6 27 (14.06%) SolarWinds
7 25 (13.02%) HP
8 23 (11.98%) F5
9 17 (8.85%) Dell
9 17 (8.85%) Extreme Networks
10 14 (7.29%) Brocade
11 13 (6.77%) Vyatta
12 12 (6.25%) CA
13 11 (5.73%) Oracle
13 11 (5.73%) Sage
14 9 (4.69%) Dell Compellent
14 9 (4.69%) Intel Security
15 5 (2.60%) Remedy
15 5 (2.60%) ServiceNow
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £16000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South Wales
Spring Technology
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago