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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 17 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 111 94 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.71% 6.91% 5.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.78% 36.43% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 99 86 57
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
279 258 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.88% 18.96% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 251 236 276
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +10 99 £37,500 +7.14% 19
North Wales +5 5 £22,500 -22.07%
West Wales +4 5 £18,000 -48.20% 1
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 187 (80.95%) Cisco
2 123 (53.25%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (43.29%) CCNP
4 86 (37.23%) Windows
5 85 (36.80%) CheckPoint
6 82 (35.50%) VMware
7 76 (32.90%) LAN
8 70 (30.30%) Juniper
9 68 (29.44%) WAN
10 65 (28.14%) F5
11 63 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
12 54 (23.38%) Linux
12 54 (23.38%) CCNA
13 51 (22.08%) TCP/IP
14 49 (21.21%) Microsoft
15 47 (20.35%) VPN
15 47 (20.35%) ITIL
16 42 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 37 (16.02%) SC Cleared
17 37 (16.02%) Security Cleared
17 37 (16.02%) BGP
18 35 (15.15%) Finance
19 34 (14.72%) SLA
20 33 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
20 33 (14.29%) Internet
21 32 (13.85%) MS Exchange
22 31 (13.42%) Load Balancing
23 30 (12.99%) DNS
24 29 (12.55%) HP
24 29 (12.55%) MPLS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 32 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (5.63%) IIS
5 12 (5.19%) Apache
6 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.16%) Lync
9 4 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.30%) JBoss
11 2 (0.87%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.87%) CMS
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.36%) MS Office
3 5 (2.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.26%) SaaS
2 19 (8.23%) Office 365
3 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (32.90%) LAN
2 68 (29.44%) WAN
3 63 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (22.08%) TCP/IP
5 47 (20.35%) VPN
6 37 (16.02%) BGP
7 33 (14.29%) Internet
8 30 (12.99%) DNS
9 29 (12.55%) MPLS
10 27 (11.69%) Network Security
10 27 (11.69%) SAN
11 26 (11.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (10.39%) VLAN
13 23 (9.96%) OSPF
13 23 (9.96%) DHCP
14 22 (9.52%) Wireless
15 21 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
16 15 (6.49%) HSRP
17 14 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (5.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.60%) MySQL
3 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.43%) OLTP
4 1 (0.43%) OLAP
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) Big Data
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (15.15%) Finance
2 18 (7.79%) Welsh Language
3 17 (7.36%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.90%) Advertising
5 7 (3.03%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) French Language
6 3 (1.30%) German Language
6 3 (1.30%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.30%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 89 (38.53%) Network Engineer
2 28 (12.12%) Analyst
2 28 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (10.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 18 (7.79%) Security Engineer
6 13 (5.63%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (5.19%) Architect
7 12 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (4.76%) Security Analyst
9 10 (4.33%) Escalation Engineer
9 10 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (4.33%) Network Architect
9 10 (4.33%) Administrator
10 9 (3.90%) Firewall Engineer
11 7 (3.03%) Network Support
11 7 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
11 7 (3.03%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.03%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.16%) .NET
2 2 (0.87%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.43%) LAMP
3 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.90%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.60%) HACMP
2 6 (2.60%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.60%) Clustering
3 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.30%) e-Health
4 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.43%) Derivative
6 1 (0.43%) Statistics
6 1 (0.43%) SCADA
6 1 (0.43%) DTV
6 1 (0.43%) iPad
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 86 (37.23%) Windows
2 54 (23.38%) Linux
3 33 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (8.23%) UNIX
6 11 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.33%) CentOS
7 10 (4.33%) AIX
7 10 (4.33%) Debian
8 9 (3.90%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.87%) NetWare
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.35%) ITIL
2 31 (13.42%) Load Balancing
3 23 (9.96%) Incident Management
3 23 (9.96%) Network Design
4 13 (5.63%) Network Management
5 11 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.33%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (3.46%) Time Management
8 8 (3.46%) Capacity Management
8 8 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (2.60%) Security Architecture
9 6 (2.60%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.16%) Project Management
10 5 (2.16%) Change Control
11 4 (1.73%) Product Management
11 4 (1.73%) Protective Monitoring
11 4 (1.73%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (1.73%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (1.73%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.79%) Perl
2 15 (6.49%) Python
3 12 (5.19%) SQL
4 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.87%) PHP
5 2 (0.87%) AWK
6 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 123 (53.25%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (43.29%) CCNP
3 54 (23.38%) CCNA
4 37 (16.02%) SC Cleared
4 37 (16.02%) Security Cleared
5 21 (9.09%) Degree
6 20 (8.66%) CCSE
6 20 (8.66%) JNCIS
7 15 (6.49%) CCIE
8 13 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (4.33%) CISSP
9 10 (4.33%) CCSP
10 9 (3.90%) CCDA
11 8 (3.46%) MCSE
11 8 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (3.46%) CCSA
12 7 (3.03%) SAP Certification
12 7 (3.03%) CCIP
13 6 (2.60%) CCDP
13 6 (2.60%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.72%) SLA
2 11 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (10.39%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.93%) Terminal Services
4 10 (4.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.03%) Nmap
6 6 (2.60%) PowerHA
7 5 (2.16%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.73%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.87%) XenServer
10 2 (0.87%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.43%) Samba
11 1 (0.43%) Xen
11 1 (0.43%) Squid
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.43%) NFS
11 1 (0.43%) Firmware
11 1 (0.43%) XenApp
11 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.90%) Nessus
2 8 (3.46%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (3.03%) Nagios
4 6 (2.60%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.73%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.30%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 187 (80.95%) Cisco
2 85 (36.80%) CheckPoint
3 82 (35.50%) VMware
4 70 (30.30%) Juniper
5 65 (28.14%) F5
6 49 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 29 (12.55%) HP
8 28 (12.12%) McAfee
9 23 (9.96%) Blue Coat
10 11 (4.76%) Red Hat
11 10 (4.33%) ProCurve
11 10 (4.33%) Websense
12 9 (3.90%) IBM
12 9 (3.90%) Citrix
12 9 (3.90%) SonicWALL
13 8 (3.46%) Aruba
13 8 (3.46%) Lumension
13 8 (3.46%) Veritas
13 8 (3.46%) SAP
14 7 (3.03%) Avaya
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon application
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ebbw Vale, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £32K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago