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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK / Wales
Rank 40 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 63 92 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.89% 6.76% 6.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.62% 35.66% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 51 82 75
Median salary £35,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £21,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
182 258 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.01% 18.96% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 148 227 242
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 0 47 £35,000 -6.66% 3
West Wales - 12 £41,355 - 1
North Wales -3 2 £29,000 -5.69% 1
Mid Wales - 2 - - 1
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 57 (53.27%) Cisco
2 53 (49.53%) VMware
3 48 (44.86%) Windows
4 33 (30.84%) Active Directory
4 33 (30.84%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (29.91%) Windows Server
6 30 (28.04%) LAN
7 28 (26.17%) Linux
7 28 (26.17%) Microsoft
8 27 (25.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (25.23%) F5
9 25 (23.36%) Finance
10 24 (22.43%) CheckPoint
11 23 (21.50%) WAN
11 23 (21.50%) DNS
12 22 (20.56%) CCNP
12 22 (20.56%) CCNA
12 22 (20.56%) Avaya
13 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
14 19 (17.76%) Office 365
15 18 (16.82%) Juniper
16 16 (14.95%) VPN
16 16 (14.95%) Load Balancing
17 15 (14.02%) ITIL
17 15 (14.02%) Internet
17 15 (14.02%) MPLS
17 15 (14.02%) IaaS
18 14 (13.08%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (13.08%) 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 10 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.48%) Apache
2 8 (7.48%) JBoss
3 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.87%) IIS
5 2 (1.87%) nginx
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Epicor Tropos
2 2 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.76%) Office 365
2 15 (14.02%) IaaS
3 13 (12.15%) PaaS
4 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (5.61%) SaaS
7 3 (2.80%) G Suite
8 2 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.93%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.04%) LAN
2 23 (21.50%) DNS
2 23 (21.50%) WAN
3 16 (14.95%) VPN
4 15 (14.02%) Internet
4 15 (14.02%) MPLS
5 14 (13.08%) TCP/IP
6 13 (12.15%) Ethernet
7 11 (10.28%) BGP
7 11 (10.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (9.35%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (9.35%) Network Security
8 10 (9.35%) VoIP
9 9 (8.41%) OSPF
9 9 (8.41%) SAN
9 9 (8.41%) Wireless
10 8 (7.48%) DHCP
10 8 (7.48%) VLAN
11 7 (6.54%) IPsec
12 6 (5.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) MySQL
3 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.87%) Back Office
5 2 (1.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (12.15%) IT Manager
4 11 (10.28%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) IT Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Security Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Systems Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) LAMP
2 3 (2.80%) HTML
2 3 (2.80%) Web Services
3 2 (1.87%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.87%) CGI
3 2 (1.87%) HTML5
4 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 10 (9.35%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.48%) Fintech
3 6 (5.61%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Statistics
5 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.86%) Windows
2 32 (29.91%) Windows Server
3 28 (26.17%) Linux
4 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.35%) Unix
6 8 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.67%) CentOS
8 5 (4.67%) VyOS
9 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.87%) Debian
10 2 (1.87%) Solaris
10 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.95%) Load Balancing
2 15 (14.02%) ITIL
3 14 (13.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (11.21%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.35%) Change Control
6 10 (9.35%) Problem Management
6 10 (9.35%) Project Management
7 9 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.41%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.48%) Coaching
8 8 (7.48%) Risk Management
9 7 (6.54%) Migration
10 6 (5.61%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.61%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.61%) ERP
10 6 (5.61%) Information Security
10 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) Python
2 6 (5.61%) Perl
3 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.74%) Ruby
5 3 (2.80%) Java
5 3 (2.80%) SQL
6 2 (1.87%) C
6 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.87%) PHP
6 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (30.84%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (20.56%) CCNA
2 22 (20.56%) CCNP
3 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.48%) Degree
4 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.61%) CCDP
5 6 (5.61%) CCSA
6 5 (4.67%) JNCIA
6 5 (4.67%) JNCIS
6 5 (4.67%) MCSE
6 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.74%) CISSP
8 3 (2.80%) CISA
9 2 (1.87%) CCIE
9 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.93%) CCDA
10 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) MCITP
10 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) SLA
2 6 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.93%) RMADS
System Software
1 33 (30.84%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.28%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.54%) vSphere
5 6 (5.61%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.74%) Firmware
7 3 (2.80%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Ansible
1 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.67%) Puppet
1 5 (4.67%) Zenoss
2 4 (3.74%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.87%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.87%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.87%) vRealize
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (53.27%) Cisco
2 53 (49.53%) VMware
3 28 (26.17%) Microsoft
4 27 (25.23%) F5
5 24 (22.43%) CheckPoint
6 22 (20.56%) Avaya
7 18 (16.82%) Juniper
8 12 (11.21%) Oracle
8 12 (11.21%) Red Hat
9 11 (10.28%) Intel Security
9 11 (10.28%) Vyatta
10 10 (9.35%) SolarWinds
11 8 (7.48%) Blue Coat
12 7 (6.54%) Brocade
12 7 (6.54%) Citrix
12 7 (6.54%) Clearswift
12 7 (6.54%) Nortel
13 6 (5.61%) Extreme Networks
13 6 (5.61%) Palo Alto
14 5 (4.67%) LogRhythm
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