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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 41 21
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 100 73 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.55% 5.13% 8.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.76% 25.26% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 86 64 105
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
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
272 289 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.53% 20.29% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 220 256 203
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +13 97 £30,250 -11.02% 5
West Wales -12 2 £28,500 -20.83%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 121 (61.42%) VMware
2 108 (54.82%) Windows
3 88 (44.67%) Cisco
4 77 (39.09%) Active Directory
5 71 (36.04%) Microsoft
5 71 (36.04%) Windows Server
6 70 (35.53%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (32.99%) Linux
8 61 (30.96%) ITIL
9 52 (26.40%) CCNA
10 50 (25.38%) LAN
11 49 (24.87%) WAN
11 49 (24.87%) DNS
11 49 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 47 (23.86%) MS Exchange
12 47 (23.86%) Internet
13 38 (19.29%) Citrix
14 35 (17.77%) MS Excel
15 34 (17.26%) TCP/IP
15 34 (17.26%) SLA
15 34 (17.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (16.75%) VPN
16 33 (16.75%) Incident Management
17 28 (14.21%) DHCP
17 28 (14.21%) SQL Server
17 28 (14.21%) Juniper
18 27 (13.71%) CheckPoint
18 27 (13.71%) SolarWinds
19 25 (12.69%) CCNP
19 25 (12.69%) HP

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 47 (23.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.05%) IIS
5 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.52%) CMS
6 3 (1.52%) Commerce Server
6 3 (1.52%) SAS
7 2 (1.02%) Apache
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (17.77%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.15%) MS Office
3 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.03%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.68%) Office 365
2 7 (3.55%) IaaS
3 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.05%) SaaS
4 5 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.52%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (25.38%) LAN
2 49 (24.87%) DNS
2 49 (24.87%) WAN
3 47 (23.86%) Internet
4 34 (17.26%) TCP/IP
5 33 (16.75%) VPN
6 28 (14.21%) DHCP
7 23 (11.68%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (11.68%) VoIP
8 18 (9.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 17 (8.63%) NAS
10 16 (8.12%) SAN
11 15 (7.61%) VLAN
12 14 (7.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (4.57%) PBX
14 9 (4.57%) WLAN
15 8 (4.06%) BGP
15 8 (4.06%) FTP
15 8 (4.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.54%) SQLPlus
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (9.64%) Finance
2 16 (8.12%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.08%) Advertising
4 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.54%) Back Office
6 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.02%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (30.96%) Support Engineer
2 42 (21.32%) Network Engineer
3 35 (17.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (15.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (10.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (10.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 19 (9.64%) Security Engineer
8 18 (9.14%) Infrastructure Support
9 17 (8.63%) Technical Engineer
10 16 (8.12%) Analyst
10 16 (8.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 16 (8.12%) IT Support
11 15 (7.61%) Administrator
11 15 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (7.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (6.60%) 1st Line Engineer
13 13 (6.60%) 1st Line Support
14 12 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (6.09%) Technical Support
14 12 (6.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) ELK Stack
2 4 (2.03%) .NET
3 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.52%) CGI
4 2 (1.02%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) COM
5 1 (0.51%) WAP
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.66%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.11%) Driving Licence
3 14 (7.11%) EqualLogic
4 9 (4.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (4.06%) Smartphone
6 7 (3.55%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.05%) Clustering
8 5 (2.54%) Fintech
8 5 (2.54%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (2.54%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.03%) PMI
10 3 (1.52%) Replication
11 2 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (1.02%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 108 (54.82%) Windows
2 71 (36.04%) Windows Server
3 65 (32.99%) Linux
4 20 (10.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.11%) AIX
6 14 (7.11%) Unix
7 13 (6.60%) VyOS
8 12 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (5.08%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.54%) CentOS
10 5 (2.54%) Solaris
11 4 (2.03%) CatOS
11 4 (2.03%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.02%) Debian
13 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.96%) ITIL
2 33 (16.75%) Incident Management
3 20 (10.15%) High Availability
4 14 (7.11%) Service Management
5 13 (6.60%) Logistics
5 13 (6.60%) SIEM
6 12 (6.09%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (5.08%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.06%) ERP
8 8 (4.06%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (4.06%) Project Management
9 7 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.55%) ITSM
10 6 (3.05%) Coaching
10 6 (3.05%) Network Management
11 5 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.54%) Data Security
11 5 (2.54%) ITIL V2
11 5 (2.54%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.68%) SQL
2 5 (2.54%) Perl
2 5 (2.54%) PL/SQL
2 5 (2.54%) Python
3 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (35.53%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (26.40%) CCNA
3 34 (17.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (12.69%) CCNP
5 24 (12.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 19 (9.64%) MCSE
7 12 (6.09%) CCSA
7 12 (6.09%) CCSE
8 11 (5.58%) MCSA
8 11 (5.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (5.08%) Degree
10 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.03%) CCSP
11 4 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.03%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.52%) CISSP
12 3 (1.52%) MCITP
12 3 (1.52%) MCP
12 3 (1.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.26%) SLA
2 17 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (39.09%) Active Directory
2 49 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.68%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.55%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (2.54%) vSphere
6 5 (2.54%) XenApp
6 5 (2.54%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.03%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.52%) iptables
8 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.02%) Firmware
9 2 (1.02%) Snort
10 1 (0.51%) NFS
10 1 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (9.64%) HP Data Protector
1 19 (9.64%) Tivoli
1 19 (9.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (7.11%) WSUS
3 6 (3.05%) Kibana
3 6 (3.05%) logstash
4 5 (2.54%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.54%) Nagios
5 2 (1.02%) Nessus
5 2 (1.02%) Nmap
6 1 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 121 (61.42%) VMware
2 88 (44.67%) Cisco
3 71 (36.04%) Microsoft
4 38 (19.29%) Citrix
5 28 (14.21%) Juniper
6 27 (13.71%) CheckPoint
6 27 (13.71%) SolarWinds
7 25 (12.69%) HP
8 23 (11.68%) F5
9 17 (8.63%) Dell
9 17 (8.63%) Extreme Networks
10 14 (7.11%) Brocade
11 13 (6.60%) Oracle
11 13 (6.60%) Sage
11 13 (6.60%) Vyatta
12 12 (6.09%) CA
13 9 (4.57%) Dell Compellent
13 9 (4.57%) Intel Security
14 5 (2.54%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.54%) ServiceNow
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £16000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
South Wales
Spring Technology
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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