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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 3.17% - 12.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% - 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 10
Average salary £36,250 - £38,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 2 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 33.33% 3.70% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 31
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Cwmbran - 4 £36,250 -
Firewall
South Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) PPTP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Firmware
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) PPTP
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) IGRP
4 2 (40.00%) ADSL
4 2 (40.00%) ISDN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) AWK
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (20.00%) Samba
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) Squid
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) IBM