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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 103 112 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.70% 8.65% 8.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.75% 49.34% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 85 97 103
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
335 227 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.04% 17.53% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 288 188 240
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +4 102 £40,000 +8.10% 8
West Wales +14 1 £22,000 -46.01%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 127 (66.84%) Cisco
2 85 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (37.89%) Windows
4 64 (33.68%) VMware
5 62 (32.63%) Microsoft
5 62 (32.63%) CCNA
6 60 (31.58%) CCNP
6 60 (31.58%) ITIL
7 47 (24.74%) Cisco ASA
8 46 (24.21%) HP
9 45 (23.68%) CheckPoint
10 40 (21.05%) SLA
11 38 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 34 (17.89%) Wireless
12 34 (17.89%) VLAN
13 33 (17.37%) Active Directory
14 32 (16.84%) WAN
14 32 (16.84%) Security Cleared
15 31 (16.32%) Citrix
15 31 (16.32%) LAN
15 31 (16.32%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (15.79%) SC Cleared
17 28 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (14.74%) TCP/IP
18 27 (14.21%) Linux
18 27 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (13.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 26 (13.68%) OSPF
19 26 (13.68%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 38 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (6.32%) Lync
3 12 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.79%) Apache
5 10 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.63%) IIS
6 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.11%) CMS
7 4 (2.11%) nginx
7 4 (2.11%) Commerce Server
8 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.47%) SaaS
3 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.05%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (24.74%) Cisco ASA
2 34 (17.89%) Wireless
2 34 (17.89%) VLAN
3 32 (16.84%) WAN
4 31 (16.32%) LAN
4 31 (16.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 28 (14.74%) TCP/IP
6 26 (13.68%) OSPF
6 26 (13.68%) BGP
7 22 (11.58%) Internet
8 21 (11.05%) Network Security
9 20 (10.53%) HSRP
9 20 (10.53%) VRRP
9 20 (10.53%) VPN
10 17 (8.95%) Cisco PIX
11 16 (8.42%) EIGRP
12 14 (7.37%) RIP
12 14 (7.37%) SAN
13 12 (6.32%) Spanning Tree
14 11 (5.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.11%) SQLite
4 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.05%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) SQLPlus
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 13 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.74%) Welsh Language
4 3 (1.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (36.32%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (13.68%) Architect
4 21 (11.05%) Security Engineer
5 19 (10.00%) Project Engineer
6 17 (8.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) Analyst
8 15 (7.89%) Network Architect
9 13 (6.84%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) Security Architect
12 9 (4.74%) Technical Engineer
13 8 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) Service Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
14 7 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
15 5 (2.63%) Application Security Engineer
15 5 (2.63%) Support Specialist
15 5 (2.63%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.26%) CSS
2 5 (2.63%) PCRE
2 5 (2.63%) XML
3 4 (2.11%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.11%) .NET
4 3 (1.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (5.79%) EqualLogic
3 11 (5.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.68%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.11%) Clustering
7 4 (2.11%) Statistics
8 3 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.53%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 72 (37.89%) Windows
2 28 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (14.21%) Linux
4 26 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (12.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (10.00%) UNIX
7 10 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (4.21%) CentOS
9 7 (3.68%) AIX
9 7 (3.68%) Solaris
10 3 (1.58%) Debian
11 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.58%) ITIL
2 23 (12.11%) Network Management
3 22 (11.58%) Product Management
4 19 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 17 (8.95%) Incident Management
5 17 (8.95%) Service Delivery
6 16 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.37%) Project Management
8 11 (5.79%) Change Management
9 8 (4.21%) Information Security
9 8 (4.21%) Change Control
10 6 (3.16%) Network Design
10 6 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.63%) OWASP
12 4 (2.11%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (2.11%) Service Management
12 4 (2.11%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.11%) ITIL V2
13 3 (1.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.42%) Perl
2 13 (6.84%) SQL
3 11 (5.79%) Python
4 6 (3.16%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.63%) PHP
5 5 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) Java
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby
6 1 (0.53%) AWK
Qualifications
1 85 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (32.63%) CCNA
3 60 (31.58%) CCNP
4 32 (16.84%) Security Cleared
5 30 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 22 (11.58%) MCITP
7 16 (8.42%) SAP Certification
8 11 (5.79%) MCSA
9 10 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (4.74%) MCSE
11 8 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (3.68%) VCP5
13 4 (2.11%) RHCE
13 4 (2.11%) MCP
14 2 (1.05%) Degree
15 1 (0.53%) CISSP
15 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.53%) CCENT
15 1 (0.53%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (21.05%) SLA
2 26 (13.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (17.37%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.63%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.16%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.11%) vSphere
6 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.05%) XenServer
7 2 (1.05%) Firmware
7 2 (1.05%) iptables
8 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (5.26%) Nessus
2 6 (3.16%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (3.16%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.63%) OpenView
4 4 (2.11%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.11%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.05%) Nmap
5 2 (1.05%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 127 (66.84%) Cisco
2 64 (33.68%) VMware
3 62 (32.63%) Microsoft
4 46 (24.21%) HP
5 45 (23.68%) CheckPoint
6 31 (16.32%) Citrix
7 26 (13.68%) F5
8 24 (12.63%) Dell
9 19 (10.00%) Juniper
10 16 (8.42%) SAP
11 15 (7.89%) SonicWALL
12 13 (6.84%) ProCurve
13 12 (6.32%) Nokia
14 10 (5.26%) WatchGuard
15 9 (4.74%) Avaya
15 9 (4.74%) SolarWinds
16 8 (4.21%) Qualys
16 8 (4.21%) Veritas
16 8 (4.21%) LogRhythm
17 7 (3.68%) Blue Coat
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