The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 17 25 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 127 99 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.84% 7.76% 3.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.45% 33.11% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 118 88 34
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,400 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
314 299 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.32% 23.45% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 281 265 218
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Wales

Firewall
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
South Wales +5 122 £37,500 +7.14% 17
North Wales - 4 - -
West Wales +10 1 £18,000 -26.53%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 195 (80.91%) Cisco
2 134 (55.60%) Cisco Certification
3 115 (47.72%) CCNP
4 92 (38.17%) Windows
4 92 (38.17%) VMware
5 84 (34.85%) CheckPoint
6 74 (30.71%) Juniper
7 70 (29.05%) F5
8 68 (28.22%) LAN
9 66 (27.39%) Cisco ASA
10 62 (25.73%) Microsoft
11 60 (24.90%) CCNA
11 60 (24.90%) WAN
12 56 (23.24%) Linux
13 55 (22.82%) TCP/IP
14 50 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 46 (19.09%) ITIL
16 44 (18.26%) BGP
16 44 (18.26%) Security Cleared
17 43 (17.84%) SC Cleared
18 40 (16.60%) HP
19 39 (16.18%) SAN
20 37 (15.35%) Active Directory
21 36 (14.94%) Internet
22 35 (14.52%) Finance
23 34 (14.11%) Load Balancing
23 34 (14.11%) MPLS
24 33 (13.69%) VPN
24 33 (13.69%) Network Security
25 32 (13.28%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 27 (11.20%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (5.81%) IIS
4 13 (5.39%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.98%) Lync
5 12 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.56%) Apache
7 7 (2.90%) Commerce Server
7 7 (2.90%) CMS
8 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.41%) SAS
12 1 (0.41%) WorkSite
Applications
1 28 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.30%) MS Office
3 7 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.13%) SaaS
2 17 (7.05%) Office 365
3 7 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 68 (28.22%) LAN
2 66 (27.39%) Cisco ASA
3 60 (24.90%) WAN
4 55 (22.82%) TCP/IP
5 44 (18.26%) BGP
6 39 (16.18%) SAN
7 36 (14.94%) Internet
8 34 (14.11%) MPLS
9 33 (13.69%) VPN
9 33 (13.69%) Network Security
10 32 (13.28%) DNS
10 32 (13.28%) VLAN
11 28 (11.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (10.37%) DHCP
12 25 (10.37%) HSRP
13 23 (9.54%) OSPF
14 19 (7.88%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (7.47%) Wireless
16 14 (5.81%) VRRP
17 13 (5.39%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) MySQL
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.41%) OLTP
4 1 (0.41%) OLAP
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (14.52%) Finance
2 18 (7.47%) Welsh Language
3 11 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.56%) Advertising
4 10 (4.15%) Legal
5 6 (2.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.24%) French Language
6 3 (1.24%) German Language
6 3 (1.24%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.24%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (40.25%) Network Engineer
2 33 (13.69%) Analyst
3 24 (9.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (9.96%) Security Engineer
4 22 (9.13%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (7.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 19 (7.88%) Support Engineer
6 12 (4.98%) Security Analyst
7 10 (4.15%) Team Leader
7 10 (4.15%) Network Team Leader
7 10 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (4.15%) Support Analyst
7 10 (4.15%) Network Consultant
7 10 (4.15%) Consultant
8 9 (3.73%) Escalation Engineer
9 8 (3.32%) Project Engineer
9 8 (3.32%) Network Support
9 8 (3.32%) Network Architect
9 8 (3.32%) Architect
10 7 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.32%) XML
2 7 (2.90%) .NET
2 7 (2.90%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.15%) Clustering
2 9 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.49%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.07%) DTV
5 3 (1.24%) STB
6 2 (0.83%) PKI
6 2 (0.83%) HACMP
6 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) e-Health
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.41%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.41%) iPad
7 1 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 92 (38.17%) Windows
2 56 (23.24%) Linux
3 26 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (10.37%) UNIX
5 22 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (8.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (5.39%) AIX
7 13 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.15%) Debian
9 9 (3.73%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.73%) CentOS
10 7 (2.90%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.83%) i5/OS
11 2 (0.83%) NetWare
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.09%) ITIL
2 34 (14.11%) Load Balancing
3 24 (9.96%) Incident Management
3 24 (9.96%) Network Design
4 10 (4.15%) Network Management
4 10 (4.15%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (3.73%) Project Management
5 9 (3.73%) Service Delivery
6 8 (3.32%) Capacity Management
6 8 (3.32%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (2.90%) Email Migration
8 5 (2.07%) Change Management
8 5 (2.07%) Product Management
9 4 (1.66%) Time Management
9 4 (1.66%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (1.66%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (1.66%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (1.24%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.24%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (1.24%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.37%) Perl
2 22 (9.13%) Python
3 16 (6.64%) SQL
4 6 (2.49%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.83%) AWK
6 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 134 (55.60%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (47.72%) CCNP
3 60 (24.90%) CCNA
4 44 (18.26%) Security Cleared
5 43 (17.84%) SC Cleared
6 19 (7.88%) CCSE
6 19 (7.88%) JNCIS
7 15 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (5.81%) Degree
9 13 (5.39%) CISSP
10 12 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (4.98%) JNCIA
10 12 (4.98%) SAP Certification
11 11 (4.56%) CCDA
11 11 (4.56%) CCIE
11 11 (4.56%) MCSE
11 11 (4.56%) CCSA
12 9 (3.73%) CCIP
12 9 (3.73%) JNCIE
13 8 (3.32%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.28%) SLA
2 14 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (15.35%) Active Directory
3 24 (9.96%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.56%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.90%) Nmap
6 5 (2.07%) ISA Server
6 5 (2.07%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.83%) vSphere
8 2 (0.83%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.83%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.41%) UAG
9 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.15%) Nagios
2 8 (3.32%) Nessus
2 8 (3.32%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (2.90%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.07%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.41%) OpenView
6 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 195 (80.91%) Cisco
2 92 (38.17%) VMware
3 84 (34.85%) CheckPoint
4 74 (30.71%) Juniper
5 70 (29.05%) F5
6 62 (25.73%) Microsoft
7 40 (16.60%) HP
8 26 (10.79%) McAfee
9 20 (8.30%) Blue Coat
10 15 (6.22%) Dell
10 15 (6.22%) SonicWALL
11 13 (5.39%) SAP
11 13 (5.39%) IBM
11 13 (5.39%) Red Hat
12 9 (3.73%) Veritas
12 9 (3.73%) Citrix
12 9 (3.73%) Websense
13 8 (3.32%) ProCurve
13 8 (3.32%) WatchGuard
13 8 (3.32%) Avaya
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wales
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £43000 per annum - 20% Shift allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago