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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 59 124 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.28% 9.26% 7.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.69% 43.36% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 50 117 82
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
239 286 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.32% 21.36% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 215 253 238
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -31 49 £31,750 -15.33% 8
North Wales +5 7 £27,500 -40.54% 1
West Wales - 3 £50,000 - 1
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 102 (58.29%) Cisco
2 68 (38.86%) Windows
2 68 (38.86%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (38.86%) VMware
3 54 (30.86%) ITIL
4 53 (30.29%) Microsoft
5 52 (29.71%) CCNA
6 43 (24.57%) HP
6 43 (24.57%) CCNP
7 36 (20.57%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (19.43%) TCP/IP
9 33 (18.86%) MS Exchange
10 32 (18.29%) SLA
10 32 (18.29%) Wireless
10 32 (18.29%) CheckPoint
11 28 (16.00%) Linux
11 28 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (15.43%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (15.43%) VLAN
13 26 (14.86%) Active Directory
14 25 (14.29%) WAN
14 25 (14.29%) BGP
15 24 (13.71%) OSPF
15 24 (13.71%) Internet
15 24 (13.71%) Citrix
16 23 (13.14%) LAN
16 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (13.14%) Network Security
16 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (12.57%) Cisco Nexus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (18.86%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (7.43%) Apache
4 11 (6.29%) Lync
5 9 (5.14%) nginx
6 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.43%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.86%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.86%) Jetty
7 5 (2.86%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.57%) IIS
9 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.43%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.86%) SaaS
3 5 (2.86%) PaaS
3 5 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.86%) Route 53
3 5 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.57%) Cisco ASA
2 34 (19.43%) TCP/IP
3 32 (18.29%) Wireless
4 27 (15.43%) VLAN
5 25 (14.29%) BGP
5 25 (14.29%) WAN
6 24 (13.71%) Internet
6 24 (13.71%) OSPF
7 23 (13.14%) LAN
7 23 (13.14%) Network Security
8 22 (12.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (12.00%) DNS
10 19 (10.86%) EIGRP
10 19 (10.86%) VRRP
10 19 (10.86%) HSRP
11 18 (10.29%) RIP
11 18 (10.29%) DHCP
12 13 (7.43%) VPN
13 11 (6.29%) SAN
14 9 (5.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.86%) Big Data
3 4 (2.29%) MySQL
3 4 (2.29%) SQLite
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.86%) JUnit
1 5 (2.86%) Maven
1 5 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 5 (2.86%) Hudson
1 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (7.43%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.86%) Back Office
4 4 (2.29%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 55 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 20 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (10.86%) Architect
4 18 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.71%) Support Engineer
6 14 (8.00%) Security Engineer
7 12 (6.86%) Analyst
8 11 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (6.29%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Security Architect
10 8 (4.57%) Project Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Network Architect
10 8 (4.57%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (3.43%) Security Analyst
12 6 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (3.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.43%) CSS
2 5 (2.86%) Servlets
3 3 (1.71%) XML
3 3 (1.71%) PCRE
3 3 (1.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (6.86%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.14%) Public Cloud
4 9 (5.14%) EqualLogic
5 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.86%) Statistics
7 5 (2.86%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.86%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 68 (38.86%) Windows
2 28 (16.00%) Linux
3 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (9.14%) UNIX
6 10 (5.71%) CentOS
7 9 (5.14%) AIX
8 6 (3.43%) Solaris
9 3 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.57%) HPUX
10 1 (0.57%) Debian
10 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.86%) ITIL
2 18 (10.29%) Product Management
3 17 (9.71%) Network Management
3 17 (9.71%) Change Management
4 16 (9.14%) Incident Management
4 16 (9.14%) Load Balancing
5 15 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 14 (8.00%) Project Management
7 12 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.14%) Information Security
9 5 (2.86%) Validation
9 5 (2.86%) Service Management
9 5 (2.86%) E-Commerce
9 5 (2.86%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.86%) Resource Management
9 5 (2.86%) Performance Testing
9 5 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (2.86%) Open Source
9 5 (2.86%) Logistics
9 5 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.43%) Perl
2 9 (5.14%) Python
3 8 (4.57%) SQL
4 7 (4.00%) Java
5 5 (2.86%) Ruby
6 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (38.86%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (29.71%) CCNA
3 43 (24.57%) CCNP
4 22 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 20 (11.43%) SC Cleared
7 15 (8.57%) MCITP
8 14 (8.00%) MCSA
9 13 (7.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (6.86%) SAP Certification
11 8 (4.57%) MCSE
12 4 (2.29%) Degree
12 4 (2.29%) RHCE
13 3 (1.71%) CCIE
13 3 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.57%) Security+ Certification
14 1 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.29%) SLA
2 21 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (8.57%) ISO 9001
4 6 (3.43%) QA
System Software
1 26 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.29%) Hyper-V
3 17 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.57%) vSphere
5 5 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.57%) Nessus
2 6 (3.43%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (3.43%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.86%) OpenView
3 5 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (2.86%) Puppet
3 5 (2.86%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 102 (58.29%) Cisco
2 68 (38.86%) VMware
3 53 (30.29%) Microsoft
4 43 (24.57%) HP
5 32 (18.29%) CheckPoint
6 24 (13.71%) Citrix
7 18 (10.29%) Dell
8 17 (9.71%) ProCurve
8 17 (9.71%) F5
9 12 (6.86%) SonicWALL
9 12 (6.86%) SAP
10 11 (6.29%) Nokia
11 10 (5.71%) Red Hat
12 9 (5.14%) Avaya
12 9 (5.14%) Juniper
13 8 (4.57%) Qualys
13 8 (4.57%) LogRhythm
14 7 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
14 7 (4.00%) WatchGuard
14 7 (4.00%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + 20 days holiday + bank holidays on
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
Airbus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: From £25,783 to £34,530 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales
Salary: From £21,692 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Swansea
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago