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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 30 42 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 70 74 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.69% 5.64% 10.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.04% 33.18% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 72 108
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £49,750 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
184 223 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.59% 16.98% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 162 214 250
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +22 46 £32,500 - 2
Newport +6 12 £43,750 +8.02% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £25,000 -
Caerphilly +1 1 £30,000 -34.06%
Bridgend -7 1 £18,000 -17.24% 1
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 93 (57.76%) VMware
2 77 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 76 (47.20%) Windows
4 63 (39.13%) Cisco
5 61 (37.89%) ITIL
6 60 (37.27%) Linux
7 59 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (29.81%) Active Directory
9 46 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 45 (27.95%) SLA
11 44 (27.33%) CCNA
11 44 (27.33%) Windows Server
12 39 (24.22%) MS Excel
13 38 (23.60%) Citrix
13 38 (23.60%) Internet
14 37 (22.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (22.36%) LAN
16 33 (20.50%) Office 365
17 31 (19.25%) Incident Management
18 29 (18.01%) VPN
19 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
20 27 (16.77%) WAN
20 27 (16.77%) HP
21 26 (16.15%) CCNP
21 26 (16.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
22 24 (14.91%) Finance
23 22 (13.66%) Tivoli
23 22 (13.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
23 22 (13.66%) HP Data Protector
24 21 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 46 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.48%) SAS
5 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (24.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.50%) Office 365
2 8 (4.97%) IaaS
2 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.73%) PaaS
4 6 (3.73%) SaaS
5 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.60%) Internet
2 36 (22.36%) LAN
3 29 (18.01%) VPN
4 27 (16.77%) WAN
5 19 (11.80%) DNS
6 18 (11.18%) VoIP
7 14 (8.70%) VLAN
8 12 (7.45%) NAS
9 11 (6.83%) TCP/IP
10 10 (6.21%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (6.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (5.59%) Wireless
11 9 (5.59%) WLAN
12 7 (4.35%) HTTP
12 7 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.73%) SAN
14 5 (3.11%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (3.11%) FTP
14 5 (3.11%) IPsec
14 5 (3.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.86%) SQLPlus
3 2 (1.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (14.91%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.83%) Advertising
4 8 (4.97%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.48%) Back Office
6 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 32 (19.88%) Network Engineer
3 23 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 22 (13.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (13.04%) Security Engineer
6 20 (12.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (12.42%) Technical Engineer
7 16 (9.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (9.94%) IT Support
8 14 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (8.70%) Technical Support
8 14 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
9 13 (8.07%) Administrator
9 13 (8.07%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (7.45%) 1st Line Engineer
10 12 (7.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 11 (6.83%) Analyst
11 11 (6.83%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 11 (6.83%) IT Engineer
11 11 (6.83%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) ELK Stack
2 2 (1.24%) CGI
2 2 (1.24%) CSS
3 1 (0.62%) .NET
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.59%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.97%) Fintech
4 7 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.11%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.11%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.11%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.48%) Clustering
7 3 (1.86%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.86%) iSeries
7 3 (1.86%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.24%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.24%) Replication
9 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.62%) Informatics
9 1 (0.62%) NHS
9 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 76 (47.20%) Windows
2 60 (37.27%) Linux
3 44 (27.33%) Windows Server
4 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (11.80%) Unix
6 16 (9.94%) AIX
6 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.07%) VyOS
8 11 (6.83%) Mac OS X
9 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.35%) CentOS
10 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.11%) Solaris
12 4 (2.48%) Debian
13 3 (1.86%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.62%) CatOS
15 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.89%) ITIL
2 31 (19.25%) Incident Management
3 15 (9.32%) Service Management
4 14 (8.70%) High Availability
5 13 (8.07%) Mentoring
5 13 (8.07%) SIEM
6 12 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.45%) Logistics
7 11 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (6.21%) Project Management
9 9 (5.59%) Data Security
9 9 (5.59%) Network Design
10 8 (4.97%) ERP
10 8 (4.97%) Resource Management
11 7 (4.35%) Coaching
12 6 (3.73%) Data Protection
12 6 (3.73%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (3.11%) Information Security
13 5 (3.11%) Problem Management
13 5 (3.11%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.94%) SQL
2 8 (4.97%) Perl
2 8 (4.97%) Python
3 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.24%) Java
5 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (27.33%) CCNA
3 26 (16.15%) CCNP
3 26 (16.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.83%) MCSE
6 8 (4.97%) Degree
7 6 (3.73%) CISSP
7 6 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.73%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.73%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.48%) CCSA
9 4 (2.48%) CCSE
9 4 (2.48%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.86%) CCENT
10 3 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.24%) MCITP
11 2 (1.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (27.95%) SLA
2 21 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (29.81%) Active Directory
2 37 (22.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.35%) vSphere
5 6 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.48%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (2.48%) XenApp
6 4 (2.48%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.86%) Firmware
7 3 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.24%) iptables
8 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (13.66%) HP Data Protector
1 22 (13.66%) Tivoli
1 22 (13.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (7.45%) WSUS
3 8 (4.97%) Nagios
4 6 (3.73%) Kibana
4 6 (3.73%) logstash
5 5 (3.11%) Ansible
5 5 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.11%) Puppet
6 4 (2.48%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.24%) Nessus
8 2 (1.24%) Nmap
9 1 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 93 (57.76%) VMware
2 77 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 63 (39.13%) Cisco
4 38 (23.60%) Citrix
5 27 (16.77%) HP
6 18 (11.18%) Vyatta
7 16 (9.94%) CheckPoint
8 14 (8.70%) Brocade
8 14 (8.70%) Dell
8 14 (8.70%) F5
9 13 (8.07%) Avaya
10 11 (6.83%) SolarWinds
11 10 (6.21%) Extreme Networks
11 10 (6.21%) Juniper
11 10 (6.21%) Red Hat
11 10 (6.21%) Sage
12 9 (5.59%) Oracle
13 7 (4.35%) Intel Security
14 6 (3.73%) JD Edwards
14 6 (3.73%) QAD
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IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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