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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 38 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 71 127 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.09% 9.82% 7.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.74% 38.72% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 64 118 88
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
231 328 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.56% 25.37% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 213 295 265
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -30 58 £32,500 -13.33% 11
North Wales +8 10 £27,500 -
West Wales +8 3 £50,000 +177.77%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 96 (55.17%) Cisco
2 77 (44.25%) VMware
3 74 (42.53%) Windows
4 61 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (30.46%) ITIL
6 52 (29.89%) Microsoft
7 46 (26.44%) HP
7 46 (26.44%) CCNA
8 44 (25.29%) TCP/IP
9 40 (22.99%) CCNP
10 33 (18.97%) DNS
11 32 (18.39%) Wireless
11 32 (18.39%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (17.82%) Internet
13 29 (16.67%) WAN
13 29 (16.67%) Linux
13 29 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (16.09%) MS Exchange
14 28 (16.09%) Active Directory
14 28 (16.09%) CheckPoint
14 28 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (15.52%) OSPF
15 27 (15.52%) BGP
15 27 (15.52%) MS Excel
15 27 (15.52%) LAN
16 25 (14.37%) VLAN
16 25 (14.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 24 (13.79%) SLA
18 23 (13.22%) Data Centre
19 22 (12.64%) DHCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (16.09%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.47%) Apache
3 12 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.17%) Lync
6 7 (4.02%) nginx
7 6 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.87%) Jetty
8 5 (2.87%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.87%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.57%) IIS
11 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.47%) SaaS
3 5 (2.87%) PaaS
3 5 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.87%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.87%) Route 53
3 5 (2.87%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (2.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.29%) TCP/IP
2 33 (18.97%) DNS
3 32 (18.39%) Wireless
3 32 (18.39%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (17.82%) Internet
5 29 (16.67%) WAN
6 27 (15.52%) LAN
6 27 (15.52%) OSPF
6 27 (15.52%) BGP
7 25 (14.37%) VLAN
8 22 (12.64%) DHCP
9 21 (12.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (11.49%) VPN
11 19 (10.92%) EIGRP
11 19 (10.92%) Network Security
12 18 (10.34%) RIP
13 17 (9.77%) SAN
14 16 (9.20%) VRRP
14 16 (9.20%) HSRP
15 12 (6.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.45%) MySQL
3 5 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.87%) Big Data
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.15%) SQLite
5 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.87%) JUnit
1 5 (2.87%) Maven
1 5 (2.87%) Cucumber
1 5 (2.87%) Hudson
1 5 (2.87%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (8.62%) Finance
2 11 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.87%) Back Office
4 3 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.57%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 53 (30.46%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.07%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.34%) Architect
4 17 (9.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.47%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (6.32%) Security Architect
8 11 (6.32%) Analyst
9 10 (5.75%) Administrator
9 10 (5.75%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.60%) Technical Support
12 7 (4.02%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (4.02%) Network Architect
12 7 (4.02%) Security Engineer
12 7 (4.02%) Server Engineer
12 7 (4.02%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
13 6 (3.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.45%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.47%) CSS
2 7 (4.02%) COM
3 5 (2.87%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.22%) Data Centre
3 21 (12.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (5.17%) EqualLogic
5 8 (4.60%) Clustering
6 7 (4.02%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.87%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.87%) Statistics
8 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.87%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.57%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 74 (42.53%) Windows
2 29 (16.67%) Linux
3 21 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (11.49%) UNIX
5 19 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.32%) AIX
8 8 (4.60%) Solaris
8 8 (4.60%) CentOS
9 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.57%) HPUX
10 1 (0.57%) Debian
10 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.46%) ITIL
2 19 (10.92%) Change Management
2 19 (10.92%) Load Balancing
3 17 (9.77%) Incident Management
4 16 (9.20%) Product Management
4 16 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.62%) Network Management
6 12 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.32%) Information Security
8 9 (5.17%) Project Management
9 6 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.45%) Change Control
10 5 (2.87%) Open Source
10 5 (2.87%) Logistics
10 5 (2.87%) Resource Management
10 5 (2.87%) Performance Testing
10 5 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (2.87%) E-Commerce
10 5 (2.87%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.87%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.17%) Perl
2 7 (4.02%) Java
2 7 (4.02%) Python
3 5 (2.87%) Ruby
3 5 (2.87%) SQL
4 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (26.44%) CCNA
3 40 (22.99%) CCNP
4 21 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (9.77%) Security Cleared
6 16 (9.20%) SAP Certification
6 16 (9.20%) MCSA
7 15 (8.62%) SC Cleared
8 12 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (6.32%) MCITP
9 11 (6.32%) MCSE
10 6 (3.45%) RHCE
11 5 (2.87%) Degree
12 3 (1.72%) CCIE
12 3 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.57%) CCSA
13 1 (0.57%) CCSE
13 1 (0.57%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (13.79%) SLA
3 19 (10.92%) ISO 9001
4 6 (3.45%) QA
5 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (16.09%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.49%) Hyper-V
3 14 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.32%) vSphere
5 5 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.87%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) Nessus
2 6 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.87%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.87%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (2.87%) Puppet
3 5 (2.87%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.87%) OpenView
3 5 (2.87%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (2.87%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 96 (55.17%) Cisco
2 77 (44.25%) VMware
3 52 (29.89%) Microsoft
4 46 (26.44%) HP
5 28 (16.09%) CheckPoint
6 20 (11.49%) Citrix
7 17 (9.77%) Dell
7 17 (9.77%) F5
8 16 (9.20%) ProCurve
8 16 (9.20%) SAP
9 13 (7.47%) Red Hat
10 11 (6.32%) Veeam
11 10 (5.75%) Juniper
12 9 (5.17%) Nokia
12 9 (5.17%) Avaya
12 9 (5.17%) LogRhythm
12 9 (5.17%) SonicWALL
12 9 (5.17%) Qualys
13 6 (3.45%) Veritas
14 5 (2.87%) Remedy
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Attenda
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £23k - 27k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: 22 days ago