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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 68 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 44 71 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.42% 5.68% 7.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.73% 33.81% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 40 61 77
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
171 210 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.30% 16.81% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 133 188 211
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -22 40 £39,000 +4.00% 8
West Wales - 4 £45,000 - 1
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 68 (51.91%) VMware
2 61 (46.56%) Cisco
3 54 (41.22%) Windows
4 53 (40.46%) Microsoft
5 51 (38.93%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (34.35%) LAN
7 43 (32.82%) Linux
8 40 (30.53%) ITIL
9 39 (29.77%) Active Directory
10 34 (25.95%) Windows Server
11 32 (24.43%) CCNA
11 32 (24.43%) WAN
12 31 (23.66%) SLA
12 31 (23.66%) CCNP
13 30 (22.90%) MS Exchange
14 29 (22.14%) VPN
14 29 (22.14%) Finance
14 29 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (21.37%) F5
16 24 (18.32%) MS Excel
17 23 (17.56%) DNS
17 23 (17.56%) CheckPoint
17 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (16.79%) Avaya
19 21 (16.03%) Internet
19 21 (16.03%) Vyatta
19 21 (16.03%) Office 365
20 19 (14.50%) VoIP
21 18 (13.74%) HP
21 18 (13.74%) Disaster Recovery

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 30 (22.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.87%) Apache
4 9 (6.87%) JBoss
5 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.05%) IIS
6 4 (3.05%) SAS
7 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.76%) nginx
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (18.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.03%) Office 365
2 7 (5.34%) IaaS
3 6 (4.58%) PaaS
4 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.76%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (34.35%) LAN
2 32 (24.43%) WAN
3 29 (22.14%) VPN
4 23 (17.56%) DNS
5 21 (16.03%) Internet
6 19 (14.50%) VoIP
7 13 (9.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 12 (9.16%) Network Security
9 10 (7.63%) TCP/IP
9 10 (7.63%) WLAN
10 9 (6.87%) DHCP
10 9 (6.87%) Ethernet
10 9 (6.87%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (6.11%) HTTP
11 8 (6.11%) VLAN
11 8 (6.11%) Wireless
12 7 (5.34%) IPsec
12 7 (5.34%) MPLS
13 6 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (4.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) MySQL
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (22.14%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Advertising
3 9 (6.87%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.53%) Back Office
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (32.82%) Network Engineer
2 24 (18.32%) Support Engineer
3 16 (12.21%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (10.69%) Administrator
5 14 (10.69%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (9.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Security Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) IT Manager
10 7 (5.34%) IT Support
10 7 (5.34%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.34%) Technical Support Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) LAMP
2 2 (1.53%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) CGI
3 1 (0.76%) HTML
3 1 (0.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.11%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.58%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.82%) Clustering
4 5 (3.82%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.82%) Fintech
5 3 (2.29%) iSeries
6 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.53%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (41.22%) Windows
2 43 (32.82%) Linux
3 34 (25.95%) Windows Server
4 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.45%) VyOS
6 13 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (9.92%) Unix
6 13 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.58%) AIX
8 6 (4.58%) CentOS
9 4 (3.05%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.29%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.53%) Debian
11 2 (1.53%) Solaris
11 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) ITIL
2 18 (13.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (10.69%) High Availability
4 13 (9.92%) Incident Management
4 13 (9.92%) Project Management
5 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
5 12 (9.16%) Network Design
5 12 (9.16%) Risk Management
6 10 (7.63%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.63%) Service Management
7 9 (6.87%) Data Security
8 8 (6.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (5.34%) Change Control
9 7 (5.34%) Resource Management
10 6 (4.58%) Coaching
10 6 (4.58%) ERP
10 6 (4.58%) Information Assurance
10 6 (4.58%) Information Security
10 6 (4.58%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.34%) Bash Shell
1 7 (5.34%) Perl
1 7 (5.34%) Python
2 5 (3.82%) SQL
3 4 (3.05%) Ruby
4 3 (2.29%) C
4 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.53%) Java
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (38.93%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (24.43%) CCNA
3 31 (23.66%) CCNP
4 12 (9.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.63%) Degree
6 7 (5.34%) MCSE
6 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.34%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.58%) CISSP
8 4 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.05%) CCDP
8 4 (3.05%) CCSA
8 4 (3.05%) CCSE
8 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.29%) CCENT
9 3 (2.29%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (23.66%) SLA
2 11 (8.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.76%) RMADS
System Software
1 39 (29.77%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.11%) vSphere
5 7 (5.34%) Firmware
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (6.87%) Tivoli
1 9 (6.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.82%) Ansible
2 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.82%) Puppet
3 4 (3.05%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.29%) Nagios
4 3 (2.29%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.53%) WSUS
6 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 68 (51.91%) VMware
2 61 (46.56%) Cisco
3 53 (40.46%) Microsoft
4 28 (21.37%) F5
5 23 (17.56%) CheckPoint
6 22 (16.79%) Avaya
7 21 (16.03%) Vyatta
8 18 (13.74%) HP
9 17 (12.98%) Red Hat
10 16 (12.21%) Brocade
11 15 (11.45%) Citrix
12 14 (10.69%) SolarWinds
13 13 (9.92%) Extreme Networks
14 10 (7.63%) Juniper
15 9 (6.87%) Oracle
16 8 (6.11%) Dell
17 6 (4.58%) Blue Coat
17 6 (4.58%) IBM
17 6 (4.58%) Intel
18 5 (3.82%) SAP
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