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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 104 100 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.72% 9.04% 7.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.41% 43.48% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 79 87 81
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £28,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
342 230 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.37% 20.80% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 265 199 233
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 £25,500 £28,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -3 102 £40,000 +6.66% 18
North Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 142 (71.72%) Cisco
2 90 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (37.37%) Windows
4 67 (33.84%) CCNA
5 60 (30.30%) CheckPoint
5 60 (30.30%) VMware
6 52 (26.26%) Microsoft
6 52 (26.26%) CCNP
7 50 (25.25%) WAN
7 50 (25.25%) ITIL
8 48 (24.24%) LAN
9 45 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 45 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
10 44 (22.22%) Juniper
11 43 (21.72%) SC Cleared
12 42 (21.21%) MS Exchange
13 37 (18.69%) HP
14 36 (18.18%) Active Directory
15 34 (17.17%) SLA
15 34 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (16.67%) Linux
17 29 (14.65%) Citrix
17 29 (14.65%) Finance
17 29 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (14.14%) F5
18 28 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (13.64%) TCP/IP
19 27 (13.64%) VLAN
19 27 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 42 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (6.06%) Apache
6 8 (4.04%) Lync
7 7 (3.54%) IIS
8 6 (3.03%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.02%) Commerce Server
9 4 (2.02%) CMS
10 3 (1.52%) nginx
10 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.59%) SaaS
2 11 (5.56%) Office 365
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (25.25%) WAN
2 48 (24.24%) LAN
3 45 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (13.64%) VLAN
4 27 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 25 (12.63%) VPN
6 24 (12.12%) Wireless
6 24 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (10.61%) SAN
8 19 (9.60%) Network Security
9 18 (9.09%) Internet
10 17 (8.59%) OSPF
10 17 (8.59%) BGP
10 17 (8.59%) SNMP
11 16 (8.08%) Cisco PIX
12 14 (7.07%) DNS
12 14 (7.07%) Nortel Alteon
13 13 (6.57%) VRRP
13 13 (6.57%) HSRP
14 12 (6.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.52%) SQLite
3 3 (1.52%) MySQL
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.51%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
General
1 29 (14.65%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.05%) Welsh Language
4 3 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (37.37%) Network Engineer
2 23 (11.62%) Architect
2 23 (11.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (11.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 21 (10.61%) Security Engineer
4 18 (9.09%) Project Engineer
5 17 (8.59%) Analyst
6 14 (7.07%) Network Architect
7 13 (6.57%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) Administrator
9 9 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.04%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.03%) Security Architect
12 5 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (2.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.53%) .NET
1 5 (2.53%) XML
2 4 (2.02%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.52%) COM
3 3 (1.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.58%) e-Health
3 10 (5.05%) EqualLogic
3 10 (5.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.02%) Clustering
5 4 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.02%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.01%) HACMP
6 2 (1.01%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.37%) Windows
2 33 (16.67%) Linux
3 29 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (13.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.59%) UNIX
7 9 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (4.04%) CentOS
9 5 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.53%) Solaris
10 4 (2.02%) AIX
10 4 (2.02%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.52%) Debian
12 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.01%) Android
13 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.25%) ITIL
2 19 (9.60%) Load Balancing
3 18 (9.09%) Project Management
4 16 (8.08%) Product Management
4 16 (8.08%) Network Management
5 14 (7.07%) Service Delivery
6 13 (6.57%) Network Design
7 12 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 11 (5.56%) Change Control
8 11 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.53%) OWASP
10 5 (2.53%) Information Security
10 5 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (2.02%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.02%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (2.02%) Change Management
11 4 (2.02%) ITIL V2
11 4 (2.02%) Time Management
12 3 (1.52%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.58%) Perl
2 14 (7.07%) SQL
3 11 (5.56%) Python
4 6 (3.03%) PHP
4 6 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.51%) AWK
6 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 90 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (33.84%) CCNA
3 52 (26.26%) CCNP
4 45 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 43 (21.72%) SC Cleared
6 28 (14.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (11.11%) MCITP
8 10 (5.05%) SAP Certification
9 9 (4.55%) MCSE
10 8 (4.04%) MCSA
10 8 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (3.54%) VCP5
12 6 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (3.03%) Degree
13 5 (2.53%) MCP
14 4 (2.02%) RHCE
14 4 (2.02%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.52%) CCSE
16 2 (1.01%) IBM AIX Certification
16 2 (1.01%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.17%) SLA
2 17 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (6.06%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 36 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 34 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.60%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.55%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.02%) XenServer
6 4 (2.02%) vSphere
6 4 (2.02%) iptables
7 3 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.01%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.01%) Firmware
9 1 (0.51%) Samba
9 1 (0.51%) Squid
9 1 (0.51%) Xen
9 1 (0.51%) KVM
9 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (7.58%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (4.04%) Nessus
3 5 (2.53%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (2.02%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.52%) Nagios
5 3 (1.52%) Nmap
6 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.51%) OpenView
6 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.51%) Puppet
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 142 (71.72%) Cisco
2 60 (30.30%) CheckPoint
2 60 (30.30%) VMware
3 52 (26.26%) Microsoft
4 44 (22.22%) Juniper
5 37 (18.69%) HP
6 29 (14.65%) Citrix
7 28 (14.14%) F5
8 22 (11.11%) Nokia
8 22 (11.11%) Dell
9 16 (8.08%) Avaya
10 15 (7.58%) CA
11 14 (7.07%) SonicWALL
11 14 (7.07%) Nortel
11 14 (7.07%) Radware
12 11 (5.56%) Blue Coat
13 10 (5.05%) SAP
13 10 (5.05%) WatchGuard
14 8 (4.04%) Veritas
15 7 (3.54%) Red Hat
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £250 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Linc Cymru
Salary: Good employment conditions
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: From £30,764 to £40,558 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £225pm car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £37500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Training, Pension
Posted: 23 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £250 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 23 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + £300pm on call, 25 days a/l, pension
Posted: 24 days ago