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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 22 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 114 109 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.28% 8.84% 8.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.53% 46.78% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 93 93 103
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 £27,600 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
340 233 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.71% 18.90% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 284 194 243
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 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 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 5 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 0 113 £40,000 +8.10% 9
West Wales +14 1 £22,000 -46.01%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 139 (67.15%) Cisco
2 94 (45.41%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (37.20%) Windows
4 71 (34.30%) CCNA
5 65 (31.40%) VMware
6 63 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 61 (29.47%) CCNP
8 58 (28.02%) ITIL
9 54 (26.09%) CheckPoint
10 50 (24.15%) Cisco ASA
11 47 (22.71%) HP
12 42 (20.29%) WAN
12 42 (20.29%) Security Cleared
13 41 (19.81%) MS Exchange
14 40 (19.32%) LAN
14 40 (19.32%) SC Cleared
15 38 (18.36%) SLA
15 38 (18.36%) Active Directory
16 35 (16.91%) Wireless
16 35 (16.91%) VLAN
17 32 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (15.46%) Citrix
17 32 (15.46%) TCP/IP
17 32 (15.46%) Linux
18 31 (14.98%) Microsoft Certification
18 31 (14.98%) Cisco Nexus
19 30 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
20 29 (14.01%) Juniper
21 28 (13.53%) F5
22 27 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 41 (19.81%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (6.76%) Lync
3 14 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.80%) Apache
4 12 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.90%) IIS
7 4 (1.93%) Commerce Server
7 4 (1.93%) CMS
7 4 (1.93%) nginx
8 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.18%) SaaS
3 5 (2.42%) Office 365
4 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.15%) Cisco ASA
2 42 (20.29%) WAN
3 40 (19.32%) LAN
4 35 (16.91%) Wireless
4 35 (16.91%) VLAN
5 32 (15.46%) TCP/IP
6 31 (14.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (12.08%) OSPF
7 25 (12.08%) BGP
8 23 (11.11%) VPN
8 23 (11.11%) Network Security
9 20 (9.66%) Internet
10 19 (9.18%) VRRP
10 19 (9.18%) HSRP
11 18 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
12 16 (7.73%) SAN
13 15 (7.25%) EIGRP
14 13 (6.28%) RIP
14 13 (6.28%) MPLS
15 12 (5.80%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.93%) SQLite
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) SQLPlus
General
1 27 (13.04%) Finance
2 14 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.83%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.48%) Advertising
4 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (38.16%) Network Engineer
2 28 (13.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (13.04%) Architect
4 22 (10.63%) Security Engineer
5 19 (9.18%) Project Engineer
5 19 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.21%) Analyst
7 16 (7.73%) Network Architect
8 13 (6.28%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (6.28%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.83%) Security Architect
10 8 (3.86%) Service Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.90%) Administrator
13 5 (2.42%) Application Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.35%) CSS
2 5 (2.42%) PCRE
2 5 (2.42%) XML
3 4 (1.93%) .NET
3 4 (1.93%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.31%) Enterprise Storage
2 11 (5.31%) EqualLogic
3 8 (3.86%) e-Health
4 7 (3.38%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.42%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.93%) Clustering
7 4 (1.93%) Statistics
8 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 77 (37.20%) Windows
2 32 (15.46%) Linux
3 30 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (10.14%) UNIX
7 10 (4.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (4.35%) CentOS
9 7 (3.38%) Solaris
10 5 (2.42%) AIX
11 4 (1.93%) Debian
12 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.45%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.02%) ITIL
2 23 (11.11%) Network Management
3 22 (10.63%) Product Management
4 19 (9.18%) Load Balancing
5 18 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 17 (8.21%) Project Management
7 16 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.76%) Incident Management
9 12 (5.80%) Change Management
10 10 (4.83%) Change Control
11 8 (3.86%) Information Security
12 7 (3.38%) Network Design
13 6 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
14 5 (2.42%) OWASP
15 4 (1.93%) Configuration Management
15 4 (1.93%) Penetration Testing
15 4 (1.93%) ITIL V2
16 3 (1.45%) Mentoring
16 3 (1.45%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.21%) Perl
2 14 (6.76%) SQL
3 12 (5.80%) Python
4 6 (2.90%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.42%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.42%) PHP
6 1 (0.48%) Ruby
6 1 (0.48%) AWK
6 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 94 (45.41%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (34.30%) CCNA
3 61 (29.47%) CCNP
4 42 (20.29%) Security Cleared
5 40 (19.32%) SC Cleared
6 31 (14.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (11.11%) MCITP
8 16 (7.73%) SAP Certification
9 11 (5.31%) MCSA
10 9 (4.35%) MCSE
11 8 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (3.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (3.38%) VCP5
13 4 (1.93%) MCP
13 4 (1.93%) RHCE
14 2 (0.97%) Degree
14 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.48%) CCENT
15 1 (0.48%) Security+ Certification
15 1 (0.48%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (18.36%) SLA
2 26 (12.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (9.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 38 (18.36%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.90%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.93%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.93%) XenServer
5 4 (1.93%) vSphere
6 3 (1.45%) iptables
6 3 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.97%) Firmware
7 2 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (5.31%) Nessus
2 8 (3.86%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (2.90%) Tivoli
3 6 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (2.90%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (2.42%) OpenView
5 4 (1.93%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (1.93%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.93%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.45%) Nmap
6 3 (1.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.48%) Puppet
7 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 139 (67.15%) Cisco
2 65 (31.40%) VMware
3 63 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 54 (26.09%) CheckPoint
5 47 (22.71%) HP
6 32 (15.46%) Citrix
7 29 (14.01%) Juniper
8 28 (13.53%) F5
9 24 (11.59%) Dell
10 19 (9.18%) Nokia
11 16 (7.73%) SAP
11 16 (7.73%) Avaya
11 16 (7.73%) SonicWALL
12 13 (6.28%) ProCurve
13 11 (5.31%) Nortel
14 10 (4.83%) WatchGuard
15 9 (4.35%) SolarWinds
16 8 (3.86%) Veritas
16 8 (3.86%) CA
16 8 (3.86%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £35750 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: 15 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago