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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 34 38 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 77 86 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.96% 5.95% 9.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 34.68% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 69 79 112
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
231 248 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.89% 17.16% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 172 230 286
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +12 70 £37,500 +7.14% 6
West Wales -11 5 £40,000 -21.95%
North Wales -3 1 £32,000 +16.36%
Mid Wales - 1 £30,000 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 94 (54.97%) VMware
2 81 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 80 (46.78%) Windows
4 68 (39.77%) Cisco
5 65 (38.01%) ITIL
6 64 (37.43%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (35.09%) Linux
8 52 (30.41%) Active Directory
9 50 (29.24%) MS Exchange
10 48 (28.07%) SLA
11 45 (26.32%) CCNA
11 45 (26.32%) Windows Server
12 42 (24.56%) Internet
13 40 (23.39%) LAN
14 39 (22.81%) MS Excel
15 38 (22.22%) Citrix
16 37 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 33 (19.30%) Office 365
18 32 (18.71%) Incident Management
18 32 (18.71%) VPN
19 31 (18.13%) WAN
20 30 (17.54%) CCNP
20 30 (17.54%) HP
21 28 (16.37%) Windows Server 2012
22 27 (15.79%) Finance
23 26 (15.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
24 22 (12.87%) Tivoli
24 22 (12.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
24 22 (12.87%) HP Data Protector
25 21 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 50 (29.24%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.92%) IIS
6 4 (2.34%) SAS
7 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.58%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) JBoss
8 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.30%) Office 365
2 8 (4.68%) IaaS
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.51%) PaaS
4 6 (3.51%) SaaS
5 3 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (24.56%) Internet
2 40 (23.39%) LAN
3 32 (18.71%) VPN
4 31 (18.13%) WAN
5 19 (11.11%) DNS
6 18 (10.53%) VLAN
6 18 (10.53%) VoIP
7 12 (7.02%) NAS
7 12 (7.02%) WLAN
8 11 (6.43%) TCP/IP
9 10 (5.85%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (5.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (5.85%) Network Security
10 9 (5.26%) Wireless
11 7 (4.09%) HTTP
11 7 (4.09%) SAN
11 7 (4.09%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.92%) FTP
12 5 (2.92%) IPsec
12 5 (2.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.75%) SQLPlus
4 2 (1.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (15.79%) Finance
2 15 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.43%) Advertising
4 8 (4.68%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.34%) Back Office
6 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (24.56%) Support Engineer
2 37 (21.64%) Network Engineer
3 23 (13.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 22 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (12.28%) Security Engineer
6 20 (11.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (11.70%) Technical Engineer
7 17 (9.94%) Administrator
7 17 (9.94%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (9.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (9.36%) IT Support
9 14 (8.19%) 1st Line Support
9 14 (8.19%) Technical Support
9 14 (8.19%) Technical Support Engineer
10 12 (7.02%) 1st Line Engineer
10 12 (7.02%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 12 (7.02%) Analyst
11 11 (6.43%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 11 (6.43%) IT Engineer
11 11 (6.43%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.68%) ELK Stack
2 3 (1.75%) CGI
3 2 (1.17%) CSS
4 1 (0.58%) .NET
4 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.68%) Fintech
4 7 (4.09%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.92%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.92%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.92%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.34%) Clustering
7 3 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.75%) iSeries
7 3 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.17%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.17%) Replication
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.58%) Informatics
9 1 (0.58%) NHS
9 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (46.78%) Windows
2 60 (35.09%) Linux
3 45 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 28 (16.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (11.11%) Unix
5 19 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.36%) AIX
7 13 (7.60%) VyOS
8 11 (6.43%) Mac OS X
9 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.09%) CentOS
10 7 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.92%) Solaris
12 4 (2.34%) Debian
13 3 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.17%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.58%) CatOS
15 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.01%) ITIL
2 32 (18.71%) Incident Management
3 16 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (8.77%) High Availability
4 15 (8.77%) Service Management
5 14 (8.19%) Project Management
6 13 (7.60%) Mentoring
6 13 (7.60%) SIEM
7 12 (7.02%) Logistics
8 11 (6.43%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (5.26%) Data Security
9 9 (5.26%) Network Design
10 8 (4.68%) ERP
10 8 (4.68%) Resource Management
11 7 (4.09%) Coaching
11 7 (4.09%) ITSM
12 6 (3.51%) Data Protection
12 6 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (2.92%) Problem Management
13 5 (2.92%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.70%) SQL
2 8 (4.68%) Perl
2 8 (4.68%) Python
3 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.17%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (37.43%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (26.32%) CCNA
3 30 (17.54%) CCNP
4 26 (15.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 21 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.43%) MCSE
7 8 (4.68%) Degree
8 7 (4.09%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.09%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.51%) CISSP
9 6 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (2.34%) CCSA
11 4 (2.34%) CCSE
11 4 (2.34%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.75%) CCENT
12 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.17%) CCSP
13 2 (1.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (28.07%) SLA
2 21 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (30.41%) Active Directory
2 37 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.68%) vSphere
5 7 (4.09%) Firmware
5 7 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (2.34%) XenApp
6 4 (2.34%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.17%) iptables
8 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (12.87%) HP Data Protector
1 22 (12.87%) Tivoli
1 22 (12.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (7.02%) WSUS
3 8 (4.68%) Nagios
4 6 (3.51%) Kibana
4 6 (3.51%) logstash
5 5 (2.92%) Ansible
5 5 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.92%) Puppet
6 4 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.17%) Nessus
8 2 (1.17%) Nmap
9 1 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 94 (54.97%) VMware
2 81 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 68 (39.77%) Cisco
4 38 (22.22%) Citrix
5 30 (17.54%) HP
6 18 (10.53%) Vyatta
7 17 (9.94%) CheckPoint
8 14 (8.19%) Brocade
8 14 (8.19%) Dell
8 14 (8.19%) F5
9 13 (7.60%) Avaya
9 13 (7.60%) Oracle
10 11 (6.43%) SolarWinds
11 10 (5.85%) Extreme Networks
11 10 (5.85%) Juniper
11 10 (5.85%) Red Hat
11 10 (5.85%) Sage
12 7 (4.09%) Intel Security
13 6 (3.51%) JD Edwards
13 6 (3.51%) QAD
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