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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 26 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 88 114 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.39% 9.55% 9.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.56% 34.76% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 75 93 80
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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
202 328 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.96% 27.47% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 177 267 159
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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 -5 49 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Bridgend 0 17 £22,000 -46.98% 3
Newport -5 15 £36,000 -10.00%
Caerphilly +2 2 £26,000 -58.40% 1
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 106 (64.63%) VMware
2 94 (57.32%) Windows
3 85 (51.83%) Cisco
4 71 (43.29%) Windows Server
5 69 (42.07%) Active Directory
6 65 (39.63%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (32.93%) Linux
8 51 (31.10%) DNS
9 48 (29.27%) LAN
10 45 (27.44%) ITIL
10 45 (27.44%) Microsoft
11 43 (26.22%) CCNA
11 43 (26.22%) WAN
11 43 (26.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (21.95%) TCP/IP
13 34 (20.73%) DHCP
13 34 (20.73%) MS Exchange
14 32 (19.51%) Internet
14 32 (19.51%) Juniper
15 31 (18.90%) CheckPoint
16 30 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (18.29%) VPN
17 29 (17.68%) Citrix
17 29 (17.68%) Finance
17 29 (17.68%) SolarWinds
18 27 (16.46%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (15.85%) F5
19 26 (15.85%) CCNP
20 25 (15.24%) SLA
20 25 (15.24%) High Availability

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 34 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.44%) IIS
4 3 (1.83%) CMS
4 3 (1.83%) Commerce Server
4 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.22%) Apache
5 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.15%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.10%) Office 365
2 6 (3.66%) IaaS
3 2 (1.22%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (31.10%) DNS
2 48 (29.27%) LAN
3 43 (26.22%) WAN
4 36 (21.95%) TCP/IP
5 34 (20.73%) DHCP
6 32 (19.51%) Internet
7 30 (18.29%) VPN
8 27 (16.46%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (14.63%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 20 (12.20%) VoIP
11 19 (11.59%) SAN
12 16 (9.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 16 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (8.54%) NAS
14 9 (5.49%) BGP
14 9 (5.49%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (5.49%) PBX
15 8 (4.88%) IPsec
16 7 (4.27%) FTP
16 7 (4.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.66%) SQLPlus
3 2 (1.22%) MySQL
General
1 29 (17.68%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.10%) Advertising
4 6 (3.66%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.44%) Back Office
5 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (35.98%) Support Engineer
2 46 (28.05%) Network Engineer
3 34 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (19.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (12.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (12.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (9.76%) Analyst
6 16 (9.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 16 (9.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 15 (9.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (8.54%) Network Support
9 13 (7.93%) 1st Line Engineer
9 13 (7.93%) Administrator
9 13 (7.93%) Network Support Engineer
9 13 (7.93%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (7.93%) Technical Engineer
10 12 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (7.32%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 11 (6.71%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 11 (6.71%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) ELK Stack
2 3 (1.83%) .NET
2 3 (1.83%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.22%) WAP
4 1 (0.61%) CGI
4 1 (0.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.76%) Driving Licence
4 14 (8.54%) EqualLogic
5 8 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (4.27%) Client/Server
6 7 (4.27%) PMI
7 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.66%) Fintech
7 6 (3.66%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.83%) Clustering
9 3 (1.83%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.22%) Replication
10 2 (1.22%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (57.32%) Windows
2 71 (43.29%) Windows Server
3 54 (32.93%) Linux
4 17 (10.37%) Unix
4 17 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (9.15%) VyOS
6 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.66%) AIX
7 6 (3.66%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.66%) Solaris
8 5 (3.05%) CatOS
8 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.22%) CentOS
9 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.44%) ITIL
2 25 (15.24%) High Availability
3 19 (11.59%) Incident Management
4 16 (9.76%) Service Management
5 12 (7.32%) SIEM
6 11 (6.71%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (6.10%) Coaching
8 9 (5.49%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.88%) DDoS Mitigation
9 8 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.88%) Logistics
10 7 (4.27%) Network Management
10 7 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.66%) ITIL V2
11 6 (3.66%) ITSM
11 6 (3.66%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (3.66%) Performance Management
11 6 (3.66%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.05%) Time Management
13 4 (2.44%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.15%) SQL
2 6 (3.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (39.63%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (26.22%) CCNA
3 30 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (15.85%) CCNP
5 15 (9.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (8.54%) MCSE
7 13 (7.93%) CCSA
7 13 (7.93%) CCSE
7 13 (7.93%) Degree
8 11 (6.71%) MCSA
8 11 (6.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.27%) PMI Certification
10 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.44%) CCSP
12 3 (1.83%) MCP
13 2 (1.22%) CISMP
13 2 (1.22%) MCITP
13 2 (1.22%) MCTS
14 1 (0.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.24%) SLA
2 12 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (42.07%) Active Directory
2 43 (26.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.27%) vSphere
5 6 (3.66%) XenApp
5 6 (3.66%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.83%) Snort
7 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.22%) iptables
8 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.22%) NFS
8 2 (1.22%) Squid
9 1 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (7.32%) WSUS
2 11 (6.71%) HP Data Protector
2 11 (6.71%) Tivoli
2 11 (6.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.05%) Kibana
3 5 (3.05%) logstash
3 5 (3.05%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 106 (64.63%) VMware
2 85 (51.83%) Cisco
3 45 (27.44%) Microsoft
4 32 (19.51%) Juniper
5 31 (18.90%) CheckPoint
6 29 (17.68%) Citrix
6 29 (17.68%) SolarWinds
7 26 (15.85%) F5
8 22 (13.41%) Extreme Networks
9 17 (10.37%) HP
10 15 (9.15%) Brocade
10 15 (9.15%) Vyatta
11 14 (8.54%) Dell
12 13 (7.93%) CA
12 13 (7.93%) Oracle
13 9 (5.49%) Intel Security
14 8 (4.88%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (4.88%) Red Hat
14 8 (4.88%) Sage
15 6 (3.66%) Remedy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Pontypool, Gwent
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £48000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago