The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank - 16 10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen - 2.44% 20.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.67% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Average salary - £28,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
Firewall
South 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 Torfaen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 34.15% 14.63% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 24
Average salary £45,500 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Firewall
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Torfaen region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Torfaen

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) PPTP
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) ISDN
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) PPTP
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) ISDN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade