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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 14 21 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +32
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 123 98 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.14% 8.52% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.89% 37.69% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 118 88 28
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,350 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
274 260 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.82% 22.61% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 253 228 194
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 79 £33,500 -1.47% 6
Bridgend +16 10 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Newport +13 6 £35,000 +18.05% 5
Caerphilly -2 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 185 (82.59%) Cisco
2 124 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (46.88%) CCNP
4 90 (40.18%) Windows
5 84 (37.50%) VMware
6 82 (36.61%) CheckPoint
7 71 (31.70%) Juniper
8 67 (29.91%) F5
9 66 (29.46%) LAN
10 62 (27.68%) Cisco ASA
11 58 (25.89%) WAN
12 56 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 55 (24.55%) CCNA
13 55 (24.55%) Linux
14 54 (24.11%) Microsoft
15 46 (20.54%) ITIL
16 44 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (18.30%) Security Cleared
18 40 (17.86%) SC Cleared
19 39 (17.41%) HP
20 38 (16.96%) BGP
21 37 (16.52%) SAN
22 35 (15.63%) VPN
23 34 (15.18%) Active Directory
23 34 (15.18%) Internet
23 34 (15.18%) Finance
24 33 (14.73%) Load Balancing
25 31 (13.84%) SLA
26 30 (13.39%) Network Security
27 29 (12.95%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 26 (11.61%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (6.25%) IIS
4 12 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.91%) SharePoint
6 10 (4.46%) Apache
7 9 (4.02%) Lync
8 7 (3.13%) Commerce Server
8 7 (3.13%) CMS
9 5 (2.23%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.45%) SAS
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.45%) WorkSite
Applications
1 27 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.70%) MS Office
3 3 (1.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.82%) SaaS
2 17 (7.59%) Office 365
3 7 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 66 (29.46%) LAN
2 62 (27.68%) Cisco ASA
3 58 (25.89%) WAN
4 56 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 38 (16.96%) BGP
6 37 (16.52%) SAN
7 35 (15.63%) VPN
8 34 (15.18%) Internet
9 30 (13.39%) Network Security
10 29 (12.95%) DNS
11 28 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (11.16%) MPLS
13 24 (10.71%) VLAN
13 24 (10.71%) HSRP
14 22 (9.82%) DHCP
15 19 (8.48%) Cisco PIX
16 18 (8.04%) Wireless
17 17 (7.59%) OSPF
18 13 (5.80%) VRRP
19 12 (5.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.23%) MySQL
3 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.45%) OLAP
4 1 (0.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (15.18%) Finance
2 18 (8.04%) Welsh Language
3 12 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.91%) Advertising
5 10 (4.46%) Legal
6 6 (2.68%) Retail
7 3 (1.34%) French Language
7 3 (1.34%) German Language
7 3 (1.34%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.39%) Analyst
3 24 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (9.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (8.48%) Support Engineer
6 16 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 13 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (5.36%) Security Analyst
9 10 (4.46%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.02%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.02%) Network Team Leader
10 9 (4.02%) Escalation Engineer
11 8 (3.57%) Network Architect
11 8 (3.57%) Project Engineer
11 8 (3.57%) Network Support
11 8 (3.57%) Architect
12 7 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.57%) XML
2 7 (3.13%) .NET
2 7 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.02%) Clustering
2 8 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.79%) DTV
5 3 (1.34%) STB
6 2 (0.89%) PKI
6 2 (0.89%) HACMP
6 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.45%) iPhone
7 1 (0.45%) iPad
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.45%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 90 (40.18%) Windows
2 55 (24.55%) Linux
3 27 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (11.16%) UNIX
5 22 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.80%) AIX
6 13 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.46%) Debian
8 9 (4.02%) CentOS
9 8 (3.57%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.13%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.89%) NetWare
11 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.54%) ITIL
2 33 (14.73%) Load Balancing
3 24 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 22 (9.82%) Network Design
5 11 (4.91%) Network Management
6 10 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 8 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.68%) Project Management
8 6 (2.68%) Email Migration
9 5 (2.23%) Product Management
9 5 (2.23%) Change Management
10 4 (1.79%) Configuration Management
10 4 (1.79%) Security Architecture
10 4 (1.79%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (1.79%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (1.34%) Change Control
11 3 (1.34%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.16%) Perl
2 22 (9.82%) Python
3 15 (6.70%) SQL
4 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.89%) AWK
5 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 124 (55.36%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (46.88%) CCNP
3 55 (24.55%) CCNA
4 41 (18.30%) Security Cleared
5 40 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 19 (8.48%) CCSE
6 19 (8.48%) JNCIS
7 14 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (5.80%) CISSP
9 12 (5.36%) SAP Certification
9 12 (5.36%) Degree
10 11 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (4.91%) CCSA
10 11 (4.91%) MCSE
11 9 (4.02%) CCIE
11 9 (4.02%) CCDA
11 9 (4.02%) JNCIA
11 9 (4.02%) JNCIE
12 8 (3.57%) MCP
13 7 (3.13%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.84%) SLA
2 15 (6.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (15.18%) Active Directory
3 22 (9.82%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.36%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.13%) Nmap
6 5 (2.23%) ISA Server
6 5 (2.23%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.89%) vSphere
8 2 (0.89%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.89%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.45%) UAG
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.46%) Nagios
2 8 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (3.57%) Nessus
3 6 (2.68%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.23%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 185 (82.59%) Cisco
2 84 (37.50%) VMware
3 82 (36.61%) CheckPoint
4 71 (31.70%) Juniper
5 67 (29.91%) F5
6 54 (24.11%) Microsoft
7 39 (17.41%) HP
8 25 (11.16%) McAfee
9 20 (8.93%) Blue Coat
10 14 (6.25%) SonicWALL
11 13 (5.80%) Red Hat
11 13 (5.80%) Dell
11 13 (5.80%) IBM
12 12 (5.36%) SAP
13 9 (4.02%) Citrix
13 9 (4.02%) Websense
13 9 (4.02%) Veritas
14 8 (3.57%) ProCurve
15 7 (3.13%) SolarWinds
15 7 (3.13%) WatchGuard
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Media Wales Accounts
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago