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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 23 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 120 109 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.22% 8.25% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.22% 38.11% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 108 100 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,800 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
306 286 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.50% 21.65% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 268 258 240
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 111 £37,500 +7.14% 11
North Wales - 5 £22,500 - 1
West Wales +7 2 £18,000 -48.20% 3
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 193 (81.09%) Cisco
2 131 (55.04%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (46.64%) CCNP
4 91 (38.24%) Windows
5 86 (36.13%) VMware
6 83 (34.87%) CheckPoint
7 75 (31.51%) Juniper
8 70 (29.41%) F5
9 69 (28.99%) LAN
10 62 (26.05%) Cisco ASA
11 61 (25.63%) WAN
12 58 (24.37%) Microsoft
13 57 (23.95%) CCNA
14 56 (23.53%) TCP/IP
15 55 (23.11%) Linux
16 48 (20.17%) ITIL
17 45 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 44 (18.49%) BGP
19 43 (18.07%) SC Cleared
19 43 (18.07%) Security Cleared
20 39 (16.39%) VPN
21 37 (15.55%) Finance
22 32 (13.45%) SLA
22 32 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
22 32 (13.45%) Internet
22 32 (13.45%) MS Exchange
22 32 (13.45%) Active Directory
22 32 (13.45%) HP
23 31 (13.03%) MPLS
23 31 (13.03%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (13.45%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (5.88%) IIS
5 9 (3.78%) Apache
5 9 (3.78%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.36%) Lync
7 6 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.10%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.68%) Commerce Server
9 4 (1.68%) CMS
9 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.42%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.82%) MS Office
3 8 (3.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.08%) SaaS
2 18 (7.56%) Office 365
3 7 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (28.99%) LAN
2 62 (26.05%) Cisco ASA
3 61 (25.63%) WAN
4 56 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 44 (18.49%) BGP
6 39 (16.39%) VPN
7 32 (13.45%) Internet
8 31 (13.03%) MPLS
8 31 (13.03%) Network Security
9 29 (12.18%) VLAN
10 28 (11.76%) SAN
11 27 (11.34%) DNS
11 27 (11.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (10.50%) OSPF
13 23 (9.66%) DHCP
14 21 (8.82%) HSRP
15 20 (8.40%) Cisco PIX
16 19 (7.98%) Wireless
17 15 (6.30%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (5.46%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.10%) MySQL
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.42%) OLAP
4 1 (0.42%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (15.55%) Finance
2 18 (7.56%) Welsh Language
3 16 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.20%) Advertising
5 9 (3.78%) Legal
6 6 (2.52%) Retail
7 3 (1.26%) French Language
7 3 (1.26%) German Language
7 3 (1.26%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.26%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (39.50%) Network Engineer
2 33 (13.87%) Analyst
3 26 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (9.66%) Security Engineer
5 22 (9.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 20 (8.40%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.56%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (5.46%) Security Analyst
9 11 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (3.78%) Network Consultant
10 9 (3.78%) Architect
10 9 (3.78%) Consultant
10 9 (3.78%) Network Architect
10 9 (3.78%) Escalation Engineer
11 8 (3.36%) Firewall Engineer
12 7 (2.94%) Network Support
12 7 (2.94%) Network Team Leader
12 7 (2.94%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.52%) .NET
2 4 (1.68%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.26%) XML
4 1 (0.42%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.52%) Clustering
3 6 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.26%) HACMP
5 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.84%) DTV
5 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.42%) Derivative
6 1 (0.42%) Statistics
6 1 (0.42%) SCADA
6 1 (0.42%) Firmware
6 1 (0.42%) iPhone
6 1 (0.42%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.42%) iPad
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.42%) STB
Operating Systems
1 91 (38.24%) Windows
2 55 (23.11%) Linux
3 32 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (8.40%) UNIX
7 10 (4.20%) Debian
8 9 (3.78%) AIX
8 9 (3.78%) CentOS
8 9 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (3.78%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.84%) NetWare
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.17%) ITIL
2 30 (12.61%) Load Balancing
3 26 (10.92%) Incident Management
3 26 (10.92%) Network Design
4 11 (4.62%) Network Management
5 10 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (4.20%) Service Delivery
5 10 (4.20%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (3.78%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (3.36%) Capacity Management
8 6 (2.52%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.52%) Project Management
8 6 (2.52%) Security Architecture
8 6 (2.52%) Time Management
9 5 (2.10%) Product Management
9 5 (2.10%) Change Management
9 5 (2.10%) Change Control
10 4 (1.68%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (1.68%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (1.68%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.40%) Perl
2 17 (7.14%) Python
3 13 (5.46%) SQL
4 2 (0.84%) AWK
4 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
5 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 131 (55.04%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (46.64%) CCNP
3 57 (23.95%) CCNA
4 43 (18.07%) SC Cleared
4 43 (18.07%) Security Cleared
5 19 (7.98%) CCSE
5 19 (7.98%) JNCIS
6 14 (5.88%) CISSP
6 14 (5.88%) Degree
7 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (5.04%) CCIE
9 11 (4.62%) CCDA
10 10 (4.20%) CCSA
11 9 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.78%) JNCIA
11 9 (3.78%) CCDP
11 9 (3.78%) CCSP
11 9 (3.78%) MCSE
11 9 (3.78%) SAP Certification
11 9 (3.78%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.45%) SLA
2 13 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (13.45%) Active Directory
3 17 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.94%) Nmap
6 5 (2.10%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.26%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.26%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.84%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.84%) XenServer
8 2 (0.84%) vSphere
9 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.78%) Nessus
2 8 (3.36%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (3.36%) Nagios
3 6 (2.52%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.10%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.26%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 193 (81.09%) Cisco
2 86 (36.13%) VMware
3 83 (34.87%) CheckPoint
4 75 (31.51%) Juniper
5 70 (29.41%) F5
6 58 (24.37%) Microsoft
7 32 (13.45%) HP
8 27 (11.34%) McAfee
9 21 (8.82%) Blue Coat
10 11 (4.62%) SonicWALL
10 11 (4.62%) Dell
10 11 (4.62%) Citrix
11 10 (4.20%) SAP
12 9 (3.78%) IBM
12 9 (3.78%) ProCurve
12 9 (3.78%) Websense
12 9 (3.78%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.94%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.94%) Lumension
13 7 (2.94%) Veritas
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22500.00 - £26500.00 per annum + plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £220 - £230 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Flintshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago