The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 51 21
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 102 58 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.63% 4.17% 9.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.42% 23.87% 42.76%
Number of salaries quoted 92 48 112
Median salary £30,500 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.68% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
288 243 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.56% 17.48% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 221 217 248
Median salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Wales

Firewall
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +33 97 £30,500 -4.68% 3
West Wales -17 5 £28,500 -43.00%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 115 (58.97%) VMware
2 106 (54.36%) Windows
3 84 (43.08%) Microsoft
4 80 (41.03%) Cisco
5 72 (36.92%) Active Directory
6 70 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
7 66 (33.85%) Windows Server
8 64 (32.82%) ITIL
9 63 (32.31%) Linux
10 53 (27.18%) MS Exchange
11 51 (26.15%) CCNA
11 51 (26.15%) Internet
12 45 (23.08%) SLA
13 44 (22.56%) LAN
14 43 (22.05%) MS Excel
15 42 (21.54%) DNS
15 42 (21.54%) Citrix
16 41 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 40 (20.51%) WAN
18 36 (18.46%) Incident Management
19 33 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
19 33 (16.92%) HP
20 31 (15.90%) Office 365
21 30 (15.38%) VPN
22 29 (14.87%) CCNP
22 29 (14.87%) SQL Server
23 28 (14.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
24 26 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
24 26 (13.33%) TCP/IP
25 25 (12.82%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (27.18%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.59%) IIS
5 6 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.05%) SAS
7 3 (1.54%) CMS
7 3 (1.54%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.51%) Apache
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 22 (11.28%) MS Office
3 3 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Epicor Tropos
1 5 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.90%) Office 365
2 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.08%) SaaS
5 5 (2.56%) IaaS
6 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.54%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (26.15%) Internet
2 44 (22.56%) LAN
3 42 (21.54%) DNS
4 40 (20.51%) WAN
5 30 (15.38%) VPN
6 26 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 21 (10.77%) VoIP
8 20 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (10.26%) DHCP
9 18 (9.23%) NAS
9 18 (9.23%) VLAN
10 14 (7.18%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 12 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (5.64%) SAN
12 11 (5.64%) WLAN
13 8 (4.10%) FTP
14 7 (3.59%) BGP
14 7 (3.59%) OSPF
14 7 (3.59%) PBX
14 7 (3.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.56%) SQLPlus
3 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (9.23%) Finance
2 15 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.62%) Advertising
4 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (32.31%) Support Engineer
2 38 (19.49%) Network Engineer
3 34 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (16.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (12.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (11.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 21 (10.77%) Security Engineer
7 21 (10.77%) Technical Engineer
8 17 (8.72%) IT Support
9 16 (8.21%) Infrastructure Support
10 15 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (7.18%) 1st Line Engineer
11 14 (7.18%) Analyst
11 14 (7.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 14 (7.18%) Technical Support
11 14 (7.18%) Technical Support Engineer
12 13 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 13 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (6.67%) Administrator
12 13 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.10%) ELK Stack
2 4 (2.05%) .NET
3 3 (1.54%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.54%) CGI
4 2 (1.03%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) COM
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.21%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.15%) EqualLogic
4 9 (4.62%) Driving Licence
4 9 (4.62%) Smartphone
5 8 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (3.59%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.56%) Fintech
7 5 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (2.05%) Clustering
9 3 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.03%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.03%) PMI
10 2 (1.03%) Replication
11 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 106 (54.36%) Windows
2 66 (33.85%) Windows Server
3 63 (32.31%) Linux
4 26 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (8.21%) AIX
6 16 (8.21%) Unix
7 12 (6.15%) VyOS
8 11 (5.64%) Mac OS X
9 10 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.56%) CentOS
10 5 (2.56%) Solaris
10 5 (2.56%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.54%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.03%) CatOS
12 2 (1.03%) Debian
12 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.82%) ITIL
2 36 (18.46%) Incident Management
3 17 (8.72%) High Availability
4 15 (7.69%) Service Management
5 14 (7.18%) Logistics
5 14 (7.18%) SIEM
6 12 (6.15%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (5.64%) Mentoring
7 11 (5.64%) Project Management
8 9 (4.62%) ERP
9 8 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.10%) ITSM
9 8 (4.10%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.59%) Data Security
10 7 (3.59%) Network Design
10 7 (3.59%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (3.08%) Resource Management
12 5 (2.56%) Information Security
12 5 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.82%) SQL
2 7 (3.59%) Perl
2 7 (3.59%) Python
3 5 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.51%) C
5 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (26.15%) CCNA
3 33 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (14.87%) CCNP
5 28 (14.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 20 (10.26%) MCSE
7 10 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.62%) Degree
8 9 (4.62%) MCSA
9 8 (4.10%) CCSA
9 8 (4.10%) CCSE
10 6 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.56%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.56%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (2.05%) CCSP
12 4 (2.05%) CISSP
13 3 (1.54%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.54%) MCITP
13 3 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (23.08%) SLA
2 18 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 41 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.28%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.59%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (2.56%) XenApp
6 5 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.05%) vSphere
8 3 (1.54%) Firmware
8 3 (1.54%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.03%) iptables
9 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (11.79%) HP Data Protector
1 23 (11.79%) Tivoli
1 23 (11.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (6.67%) WSUS
3 6 (3.08%) Kibana
3 6 (3.08%) logstash
3 6 (3.08%) Nagios
4 5 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.03%) Nessus
7 2 (1.03%) Nmap
8 1 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 115 (58.97%) VMware
2 84 (43.08%) Microsoft
3 80 (41.03%) Cisco
4 42 (21.54%) Citrix
5 33 (16.92%) HP
6 23 (11.79%) CheckPoint
7 20 (10.26%) F5
7 20 (10.26%) Juniper
7 20 (10.26%) SolarWinds
8 18 (9.23%) Dell
9 13 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
9 13 (6.67%) Oracle
9 13 (6.67%) Sage
10 12 (6.15%) Brocade
10 12 (6.15%) Vyatta
11 9 (4.62%) Intel Security
12 7 (3.59%) CA
12 7 (3.59%) Dell Compellent
13 5 (2.56%) Epicor
13 5 (2.56%) ServiceNow
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