The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 20 23 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +39
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 124 96 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.27% 7.70% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.09% 35.69% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 117 82 15
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 269 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.57% 21.59% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 242 238 173
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +4 122 £37,500 -16.66% 16
North Wales -4 2 £46,250 +77.88%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 187 (81.30%) Cisco
2 132 (57.39%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (48.26%) CCNP
4 98 (42.61%) VMware
5 80 (34.78%) Windows
6 74 (32.17%) CheckPoint
7 68 (29.57%) F5
8 64 (27.83%) Cisco ASA
8 64 (27.83%) Juniper
8 64 (27.83%) LAN
9 63 (27.39%) CCNA
10 61 (26.52%) Microsoft
11 57 (24.78%) WAN
12 55 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (22.17%) Linux
14 50 (21.74%) TCP/IP
15 49 (21.30%) ITIL
16 44 (19.13%) BGP
17 43 (18.70%) Active Directory
18 40 (17.39%) Security Cleared
19 39 (16.96%) HP
19 39 (16.96%) SAN
20 38 (16.52%) SC Cleared
21 37 (16.09%) Internet
21 37 (16.09%) VPN
21 37 (16.09%) Finance
22 35 (15.22%) MPLS
23 33 (14.35%) VLAN
23 33 (14.35%) Load Balancing
24 32 (13.91%) HSRP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.96%) Lync
3 14 (6.09%) IIS
4 11 (4.78%) Apache
5 10 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.48%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.04%) Commerce Server
8 7 (3.04%) CMS
9 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.43%) WorkSite
Applications
1 27 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.83%) MS Office
3 7 (3.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.83%) SaaS
1 18 (7.83%) Office 365
2 9 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 64 (27.83%) LAN
1 64 (27.83%) Cisco ASA
2 57 (24.78%) WAN
3 50 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 44 (19.13%) BGP
5 39 (16.96%) SAN
6 37 (16.09%) Internet
6 37 (16.09%) VPN
7 35 (15.22%) MPLS
8 33 (14.35%) VLAN
9 32 (13.91%) HSRP
10 30 (13.04%) Network Security
11 28 (12.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (12.17%) DNS
12 23 (10.00%) DHCP
13 21 (9.13%) OSPF
14 18 (7.83%) VRRP
15 17 (7.39%) Cisco PIX
16 15 (6.52%) Wireless
17 14 (6.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.61%) MySQL
3 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.43%) OLAP
4 1 (0.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (16.09%) Finance
2 14 (6.09%) Welsh Language
3 13 (5.65%) Advertising
4 8 (3.48%) Legal
5 7 (3.04%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) French Language
6 3 (1.30%) German Language
6 3 (1.30%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.30%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (42.17%) Network Engineer
2 25 (10.87%) Analyst
3 24 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (9.13%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (7.83%) Security Engineer
6 17 (7.39%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (4.78%) Team Leader
8 11 (4.78%) Security Analyst
8 11 (4.78%) Project Engineer
9 10 (4.35%) Network Consultant
9 10 (4.35%) Consultant
9 10 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
10 9 (3.91%) Architect
10 9 (3.91%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.48%) Network Architect
11 8 (3.48%) Network Support
12 7 (3.04%) Network Support Engineer
12 7 (3.04%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.04%) .NET
1 7 (3.04%) XML
1 7 (3.04%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.48%) Clustering
3 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.17%) DTV
4 3 (1.30%) STB
5 2 (0.87%) e-Health
5 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.87%) PKI
6 1 (0.43%) Statistics
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) SecurID
6 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (34.78%) Windows
2 51 (22.17%) Linux
3 24 (10.43%) UNIX
4 20 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.22%) AIX
7 12 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (3.91%) Debian
9 8 (3.48%) CentOS
10 6 (2.61%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.17%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.30%) i5/OS
13 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.87%) NetWare
14 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.30%) ITIL
2 33 (14.35%) Load Balancing
3 26 (11.30%) Network Design
4 15 (6.52%) Incident Management
4 15 (6.52%) Project Management
5 12 (5.22%) Email Migration
6 11 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (4.78%) Network Management
7 9 (3.91%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.48%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (3.04%) Capacity Management
10 5 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.17%) Change Management
11 4 (1.74%) Product Management
12 3 (1.30%) Risk Analysis
13 2 (0.87%) Time Management
13 2 (0.87%) SIEM
13 2 (0.87%) Technical Analysis
13 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2
13 2 (0.87%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.57%) Perl
2 19 (8.26%) Python
3 14 (6.09%) SQL
4 6 (2.61%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.87%) AWK
5 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.43%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (57.39%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (48.26%) CCNP
3 63 (27.39%) CCNA
4 40 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 38 (16.52%) SC Cleared
6 16 (6.96%) JNCIS
6 16 (6.96%) CCSE
7 15 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (6.09%) SAP Certification
8 14 (6.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (4.78%) JNCIA
10 10 (4.35%) Degree
10 10 (4.35%) CCIP
10 10 (4.35%) CISSP
10 10 (4.35%) MCSE
11 8 (3.48%) CCIE
11 8 (3.48%) CCDA
11 8 (3.48%) MCP
11 8 (3.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (3.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.74%) SLA
2 15 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (18.70%) Active Directory
3 30 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.48%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.61%) Nmap
6 5 (2.17%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.17%) UAG
7 4 (1.74%) vSphere
8 3 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.87%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.91%) Tivoli
1 9 (3.91%) Nagios
2 8 (3.48%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (2.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (2.61%) Nessus
3 6 (2.61%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.30%) OpenView
4 3 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 187 (81.30%) Cisco
2 98 (42.61%) VMware
3 74 (32.17%) CheckPoint
4 68 (29.57%) F5
5 64 (27.83%) Juniper
6 61 (26.52%) Microsoft
7 39 (16.96%) HP
8 17 (7.39%) SonicWALL
9 16 (6.96%) Dell
10 15 (6.52%) SAP
10 15 (6.52%) McAfee
11 11 (4.78%) Red Hat
11 11 (4.78%) WatchGuard
11 11 (4.78%) IBM
11 11 (4.78%) Citrix
12 10 (4.35%) Avaya
13 9 (3.91%) Blue Coat
13 9 (3.91%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.04%) Websense
14 7 (3.04%) Symantec
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + training,bonus,pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + shares + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago