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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Wales / South Wales
Rank 36 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 46 85 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.67% 7.01% 6.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.94% 34.98% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 43 76 66
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
128 243 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.76% 20.05% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 120 214 227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,200
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +3 30 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Newport -6 7 £30,750 -38.50%
Caerphilly +3 5 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Bridgend -2 3 £45,000 +104.54%
Monmouthshire - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 49 (58.33%) VMware
2 42 (50.00%) Windows
3 41 (48.81%) Cisco
4 30 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 30 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
6 25 (29.76%) LAN
7 24 (28.57%) Linux
8 23 (27.38%) F5
9 22 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (23.81%) CheckPoint
10 20 (23.81%) Office 365
11 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 18 (21.43%) CCNA
12 17 (20.24%) DNS
12 17 (20.24%) Avaya
12 17 (20.24%) Finance
13 14 (16.67%) Juniper
13 14 (16.67%) Internet
14 13 (15.48%) Red Hat
14 13 (15.48%) MPLS
14 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
14 13 (15.48%) VPN
14 13 (15.48%) WAN
14 13 (15.48%) SLA
14 13 (15.48%) IaaS
15 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (14.29%) Oracle
15 12 (14.29%) ITIL

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 8 (9.52%) Apache
1 8 (9.52%) JBoss
1 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.38%) nginx
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Epicor Tropos
1 2 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.81%) Office 365
2 13 (15.48%) IaaS
3 11 (13.10%) PaaS
4 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (7.14%) SaaS
7 3 (3.57%) G Suite
8 2 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.19%) Bluemix
9 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.76%) LAN
2 17 (20.24%) DNS
3 14 (16.67%) Internet
4 13 (15.48%) MPLS
4 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
4 13 (15.48%) VPN
4 13 (15.48%) WAN
5 11 (13.10%) VoIP
6 10 (11.90%) SAN
7 9 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (10.71%) Ethernet
8 8 (9.52%) BGP
9 7 (8.33%) DHCP
9 7 (8.33%) VLAN
10 6 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (7.14%) OSPF
10 6 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (7.14%) Wireless
11 4 (4.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) MySQL
3 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.76%) Advertising
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) IT Manager
4 8 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Systems Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) LAMP
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
2 3 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) Apache Flex
3 2 (2.38%) CGI
3 2 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.14%) Fintech
4 4 (4.76%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) CMDB
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.19%) PKI
6 1 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.00%) Windows
2 30 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 24 (28.57%) Linux
4 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.90%) Unix
6 8 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.95%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.95%) VyOS
10 4 (4.76%) CentOS
11 3 (3.57%) Debian
11 3 (3.57%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.38%) Solaris
12 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) ITIL
1 12 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 10 (11.90%) Problem Management
3 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 7 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.95%) Change Control
7 5 (5.95%) High Availability
7 5 (5.95%) Network Design
7 5 (5.95%) Release Management
7 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.76%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (4.76%) Line Management
8 4 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.76%) Project Management
8 4 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.52%) Python
2 6 (7.14%) Perl
3 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.76%) Java
4 4 (4.76%) Ruby
5 2 (2.38%) C
5 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.38%) PHP
5 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.38%) SQL
6 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (21.43%) CCNA
3 10 (11.90%) CCNP
4 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.14%) MCSE
5 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) Degree
7 2 (2.38%) CISSP
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.19%) CCDA
8 1 (1.19%) CCSA
8 1 (1.19%) CCSE
8 1 (1.19%) CISA
8 1 (1.19%) CISM
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.19%) MCITP
8 1 (1.19%) MCP
8 1 (1.19%) SAP Certification
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 30 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.76%) vSphere
6 3 (3.57%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (3.57%) Ansible
2 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.57%) Puppet
3 2 (2.38%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.38%) vRealize
4 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (58.33%) VMware
2 41 (48.81%) Cisco
3 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
4 23 (27.38%) F5
5 20 (23.81%) CheckPoint
6 17 (20.24%) Avaya
7 14 (16.67%) Juniper
8 13 (15.48%) Red Hat
9 12 (14.29%) Oracle
10 9 (10.71%) Vyatta
11 8 (9.52%) Blue Coat
11 8 (9.52%) Brocade
11 8 (9.52%) SolarWinds
12 7 (8.33%) Citrix
13 6 (7.14%) Dell
13 6 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
13 6 (7.14%) Intel Security
14 5 (5.95%) Apple
14 5 (5.95%) Fortinet
14 5 (5.95%) HP
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
S4C
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Ensono
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago