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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 30 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 89 114 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.62% 8.28% 8.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.24% 33.53% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 75 93 93
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
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
239 340 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.77% 24.71% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 202 284 194
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -7 86 £32,500 -18.75% 16
North Wales - 2 £32,500 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 108 (62.07%) VMware
2 96 (55.17%) Windows
3 86 (49.43%) Cisco
4 72 (41.38%) Windows Server
5 71 (40.80%) Active Directory
6 67 (38.51%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (32.18%) Linux
8 53 (30.46%) LAN
8 53 (30.46%) DNS
9 49 (28.16%) WAN
10 47 (27.01%) ITIL
11 45 (25.86%) Microsoft
12 44 (25.29%) CCNA
13 43 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (21.26%) TCP/IP
15 35 (20.11%) DHCP
15 35 (20.11%) MS Exchange
16 32 (18.39%) VPN
16 32 (18.39%) Juniper
16 32 (18.39%) Internet
17 31 (17.82%) CheckPoint
18 30 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (16.67%) Citrix
19 29 (16.67%) Finance
19 29 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
19 29 (16.67%) SolarWinds
20 28 (16.09%) CCNP
21 26 (14.94%) F5
22 25 (14.37%) SLA
22 25 (14.37%) High Availability

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 35 (20.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.72%) CMS
4 3 (1.72%) Commerce Server
4 3 (1.72%) IIS
5 2 (1.15%) Apache
5 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.20%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.32%) Office 365
2 6 (3.45%) IaaS
3 2 (1.15%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (30.46%) DNS
1 53 (30.46%) LAN
2 49 (28.16%) WAN
3 37 (21.26%) TCP/IP
4 35 (20.11%) DHCP
5 32 (18.39%) Internet
5 32 (18.39%) VPN
6 29 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (13.22%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 20 (11.49%) SAN
8 20 (11.49%) VoIP
9 16 (9.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 16 (9.20%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (8.62%) NAS
11 10 (5.75%) BGP
12 9 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (5.17%) PBX
13 8 (4.60%) IPsec
13 8 (4.60%) Wireless
13 8 (4.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.45%) SQLPlus
3 2 (1.15%) MySQL
General
1 29 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.75%) Advertising
4 6 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.30%) Back Office
5 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 47 (27.01%) Network Engineer
3 34 (19.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (17.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 20 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 19 (10.92%) Analyst
7 16 (9.20%) Infrastructure Support
7 16 (9.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 15 (8.62%) Security Engineer
9 14 (8.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (8.05%) Network Support
10 13 (7.47%) 1st Line Engineer
10 13 (7.47%) Administrator
10 13 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (7.47%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 12 (6.90%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 12 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.60%) ELK Stack
2 3 (1.72%) .NET
2 3 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.72%) CGI
3 2 (1.15%) WAP
4 1 (0.57%) COM
4 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.20%) Driving Licence
4 13 (7.47%) EqualLogic
5 8 (4.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (4.60%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (4.02%) Client/Server
6 7 (4.02%) PMI
7 6 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.45%) Fintech
7 6 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.72%) Clustering
9 3 (1.72%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.15%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.15%) Replication
10 2 (1.15%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 96 (55.17%) Windows
2 72 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 56 (32.18%) Linux
4 18 (10.34%) Unix
5 16 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.62%) VyOS
7 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.02%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.45%) AIX
9 6 (3.45%) Solaris
10 5 (2.87%) CatOS
11 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.15%) CentOS
12 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.15%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.01%) ITIL
2 25 (14.37%) High Availability
3 20 (11.49%) Incident Management
4 16 (9.20%) Service Management
5 13 (7.47%) SIEM
6 12 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (5.75%) Coaching
8 9 (5.17%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.60%) DDoS Mitigation
9 8 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.60%) Logistics
10 7 (4.02%) Network Management
10 7 (4.02%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (3.45%) ITIL V2
11 6 (3.45%) ITSM
11 6 (3.45%) Performance Management
11 6 (3.45%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.87%) Time Management
13 4 (2.30%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.92%) SQL
2 7 (4.02%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (38.51%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (25.29%) CCNA
3 30 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (16.09%) CCNP
5 15 (8.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (8.05%) MCSE
7 13 (7.47%) CCSA
7 13 (7.47%) CCSE
7 13 (7.47%) Degree
8 11 (6.32%) MCSA
8 11 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.02%) PMI Certification
10 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.45%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.30%) CCSP
12 3 (1.72%) MCP
13 2 (1.15%) CISMP
13 2 (1.15%) MCITP
13 2 (1.15%) MCTS
14 1 (0.57%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.37%) SLA
2 14 (8.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (40.80%) Active Directory
2 43 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.60%) vSphere
5 5 (2.87%) XenApp
5 5 (2.87%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.30%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.72%) Snort
7 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.15%) iptables
8 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.15%) NFS
8 2 (1.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (7.47%) WSUS
2 11 (6.32%) HP Data Protector
2 11 (6.32%) Tivoli
2 11 (6.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.45%) Kibana
3 6 (3.45%) logstash
4 5 (2.87%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.15%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 108 (62.07%) VMware
2 86 (49.43%) Cisco
3 45 (25.86%) Microsoft
4 32 (18.39%) Juniper
5 31 (17.82%) CheckPoint
6 29 (16.67%) Citrix
6 29 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 26 (14.94%) F5
8 22 (12.64%) Extreme Networks
9 17 (9.77%) HP
10 15 (8.62%) Brocade
10 15 (8.62%) Vyatta
11 14 (8.05%) Dell
11 14 (8.05%) Oracle
12 13 (7.47%) CA
13 11 (6.32%) Sage
14 9 (5.17%) Intel Security
15 8 (4.60%) Dell Compellent
15 8 (4.60%) Red Hat
16 7 (4.02%) Avaya
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