The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 24 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 101 103 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.76% 7.50% 8.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.24% 30.12% 48.95%
Number of salaries quoted 89 86 103
Median salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £25,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £49,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
Firewall
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
251 342 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.29% 24.91% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 213 294 200
Median salary £36,378 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.05% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Firewall
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Wales

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Wales

Firewall
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +1 99 £30,500 -23.75% 10
West Wales -9 1 £28,500 +29.54%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 116 (61.05%) VMware
2 103 (54.21%) Windows
3 84 (44.21%) Cisco
4 77 (40.53%) Active Directory
5 74 (38.95%) Windows Server
6 70 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (34.74%) Linux
8 60 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 54 (28.42%) LAN
9 54 (28.42%) DNS
10 52 (27.37%) WAN
11 49 (25.79%) CCNA
11 49 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 48 (25.26%) ITIL
13 43 (22.63%) MS Exchange
14 41 (21.58%) TCP/IP
15 39 (20.53%) Internet
16 34 (17.89%) Juniper
17 32 (16.84%) CheckPoint
18 31 (16.32%) Microsoft Certification
18 31 (16.32%) DHCP
18 31 (16.32%) Citrix
18 31 (16.32%) SolarWinds
19 30 (15.79%) VPN
20 29 (15.26%) MS Excel
21 28 (14.74%) Cisco ASA
22 27 (14.21%) CCNP
23 25 (13.16%) SQL
23 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
23 25 (13.16%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in 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 43 (22.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.11%) IIS
6 3 (1.58%) CMS
6 3 (1.58%) Commerce Server
7 2 (1.05%) Apache
7 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (15.26%) MS Excel
2 22 (11.58%) MS Office
3 3 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.11%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.05%) Office 365
2 7 (3.68%) IaaS
3 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.16%) SaaS
4 5 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.58%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (28.42%) DNS
1 54 (28.42%) LAN
2 52 (27.37%) WAN
3 41 (21.58%) TCP/IP
4 39 (20.53%) Internet
5 31 (16.32%) DHCP
6 30 (15.79%) VPN
7 28 (14.74%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (11.05%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 21 (11.05%) VoIP
9 20 (10.53%) NAS
10 18 (9.47%) SAN
11 17 (8.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 14 (7.37%) VLAN
13 13 (6.84%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (5.26%) FTP
15 9 (4.74%) BGP
15 9 (4.74%) PBX
15 9 (4.74%) Wireless
15 9 (4.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.63%) SQLPlus
3 2 (1.05%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 15 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.79%) Advertising
4 8 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.58%) Back Office
5 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.05%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 60 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 47 (24.74%) Network Engineer
3 35 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (17.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 23 (12.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (12.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (8.95%) Infrastructure Support
7 16 (8.42%) Analyst
7 16 (8.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) Security Engineer
8 14 (7.37%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.84%) 1st Line Engineer
9 13 (6.84%) 1st Line Support
9 13 (6.84%) Administrator
9 13 (6.84%) IT Support
9 13 (6.84%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (6.32%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 12 (6.32%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 12 (6.32%) Technical Engineer
11 11 (5.79%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.21%) ELK Stack
2 3 (1.58%) .NET
2 3 (1.58%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.58%) CGI
3 2 (1.05%) CSS
3 2 (1.05%) WAP
4 1 (0.53%) COM
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.42%) Driving Licence
3 14 (7.37%) EqualLogic
4 10 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 9 (4.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (4.21%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.68%) PMI
8 6 (3.16%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.63%) Fintech
9 5 (2.63%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.63%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.58%) Clustering
10 3 (1.58%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.05%) Replication
12 1 (0.53%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 103 (54.21%) Windows
2 74 (38.95%) Windows Server
3 66 (34.74%) Linux
4 16 (8.42%) VyOS
5 15 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.37%) Unix
7 13 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (6.32%) Mac OS X
9 9 (4.74%) AIX
9 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.63%) CatOS
10 5 (2.63%) Solaris
11 4 (2.11%) CentOS
12 3 (1.58%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.58%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.58%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.05%) Debian
13 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.26%) ITIL
2 22 (11.58%) Incident Management
3 21 (11.05%) High Availability
4 13 (6.84%) SIEM
5 12 (6.32%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (5.79%) Service Management
7 10 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.21%) ERP
8 8 (4.21%) Logistics
9 7 (3.68%) Coaching
9 7 (3.68%) Network Management
9 7 (3.68%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.16%) ITSM
10 6 (3.16%) Project Management
11 5 (2.63%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (2.63%) ITIL V2
11 5 (2.63%) Time Management
11 5 (2.63%) Validation
12 4 (2.11%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.16%) SQL
2 5 (2.63%) Perl
2 5 (2.63%) PL/SQL
2 5 (2.63%) Python
3 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (25.79%) CCNA
3 31 (16.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (14.21%) CCNP
5 16 (8.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 16 (8.42%) MCSE
6 14 (7.37%) CCSA
6 14 (7.37%) CCSE
7 11 (5.79%) MCSA
7 11 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (5.26%) Degree
9 7 (3.68%) PMI Certification
10 6 (3.16%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.16%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.11%) CCSP
12 3 (1.58%) MCITP
12 3 (1.58%) MCP
13 2 (1.05%) CISMP
13 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.05%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.16%) SLA
2 15 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (40.53%) Active Directory
2 49 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.95%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.16%) vSphere
6 5 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (2.63%) XenApp
6 5 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.11%) iptables
8 3 (1.58%) Snort
9 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.05%) NFS
9 2 (1.05%) Squid
10 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) HP Data Protector
1 14 (7.37%) Tivoli
1 14 (7.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (6.84%) WSUS
3 6 (3.16%) Kibana
3 6 (3.16%) logstash
4 5 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.63%) Nagios
5 2 (1.05%) Nessus
5 2 (1.05%) Nmap
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 116 (61.05%) VMware
2 84 (44.21%) Cisco
3 60 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 34 (17.89%) Juniper
5 32 (16.84%) CheckPoint
6 31 (16.32%) Citrix
6 31 (16.32%) SolarWinds
7 24 (12.63%) F5
8 23 (12.11%) Extreme Networks
9 20 (10.53%) HP
10 17 (8.95%) Dell
11 16 (8.42%) Brocade
11 16 (8.42%) Sage
11 16 (8.42%) Vyatta
12 14 (7.37%) CA
13 13 (6.84%) Oracle
14 9 (4.74%) Dell Compellent
14 9 (4.74%) Intel Security
15 5 (2.63%) Remedy
15 5 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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