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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK / Wales
Rank 49 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 48 71 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.26% 5.78% 7.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.07% 31.42% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 41 63 77
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%

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
171 226 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.17% 18.39% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 132 198 230
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,100 £53,500
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -6 41 £35,000 -9.67% 5
West Wales - 5 £45,000 - 1
North Wales -5 2 £29,000 -5.69% 2
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 57 (51.82%) VMware
2 53 (48.18%) Cisco
3 48 (43.64%) Windows
4 39 (35.45%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (34.55%) LAN
6 37 (33.64%) Linux
6 37 (33.64%) Active Directory
7 34 (30.91%) Microsoft
7 34 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (30.00%) Windows Server
9 32 (29.09%) Finance
10 26 (23.64%) CCNP
11 24 (21.82%) CCNA
11 24 (21.82%) F5
12 23 (20.91%) ITIL
12 23 (20.91%) Avaya
13 22 (20.00%) WAN
14 21 (19.09%) VPN
14 21 (19.09%) DNS
14 21 (19.09%) CheckPoint
15 19 (17.27%) Vyatta
16 17 (15.45%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
16 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
17 15 (13.64%) VoIP
17 15 (13.64%) Unix
17 15 (13.64%) SLA
17 15 (13.64%) IaaS
18 14 (12.73%) Office 365
18 14 (12.73%) SolarWinds

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 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.27%) Apache
2 8 (7.27%) JBoss
3 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.73%) IIS
6 2 (1.82%) nginx
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Epicor Tropos
2 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) IaaS
2 14 (12.73%) Office 365
3 13 (11.82%) PaaS
4 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (5.45%) SaaS
6 3 (2.73%) G Suite
7 2 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.91%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (34.55%) LAN
2 22 (20.00%) WAN
3 21 (19.09%) DNS
3 21 (19.09%) VPN
4 15 (13.64%) VoIP
5 14 (12.73%) Internet
6 11 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 11 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (10.00%) Network Security
7 10 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 9 (8.18%) DHCP
8 9 (8.18%) MPLS
8 9 (8.18%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (7.27%) VLAN
10 7 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.36%) Wireless
10 7 (6.36%) WLAN
11 6 (5.45%) IPsec
11 6 (5.45%) SAN
12 5 (4.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) MySQL
3 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (29.09%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.91%) Advertising
4 9 (8.18%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.82%) Back Office
6 2 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Administrator
4 10 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (8.18%) Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) IT Manager
5 9 (8.18%) Security Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) IT Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) LAMP
2 2 (1.82%) Apache Flex
2 2 (1.82%) CGI
2 2 (1.82%) HTML
2 2 (1.82%) HTML5
2 2 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (0.91%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.36%) Fintech
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.73%) iSeries
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.82%) Statistics
6 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.91%) Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.64%) Windows
2 37 (33.64%) Linux
3 33 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.64%) Unix
5 13 (11.82%) VyOS
6 10 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.73%) CentOS
9 3 (2.73%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.82%) Debian
10 2 (1.82%) Solaris
10 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) ITIL
2 17 (15.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (11.82%) High Availability
4 12 (10.91%) Problem Management
5 11 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 10 (9.09%) Network Design
6 10 (9.09%) Project Management
6 10 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 9 (8.18%) Change Control
8 7 (6.36%) Coaching
8 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.36%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.36%) Service Management
9 6 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.45%) ERP
9 6 (5.45%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.45%) Software Delivery
9 6 (5.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) Python
2 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
2 6 (5.45%) Perl
3 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.64%) Ruby
5 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.73%) SQL
6 2 (1.82%) C
6 2 (1.82%) Java
6 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (35.45%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (23.64%) CCNP
3 24 (21.82%) CCNA
4 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.27%) Degree
5 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.55%) CCDP
6 5 (4.55%) CISSP
6 5 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.82%) CCIE
9 2 (1.82%) CCSA
9 2 (1.82%) CCSE
9 2 (1.82%) MCSE
10 1 (0.91%) CCDA
10 1 (0.91%) CISA
10 1 (0.91%) CISM
10 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.91%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) SLA
2 10 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.91%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.91%) RMADS
System Software
1 37 (33.64%) Active Directory
2 34 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.27%) vSphere
4 6 (5.45%) Firmware
4 6 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.82%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Ansible
1 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.55%) Puppet
2 4 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.64%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (2.73%) Nagios
4 2 (1.82%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.82%) vRealize
5 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (51.82%) VMware
2 53 (48.18%) Cisco
3 34 (30.91%) Microsoft
4 24 (21.82%) F5
5 23 (20.91%) Avaya
6 21 (19.09%) CheckPoint
7 19 (17.27%) Vyatta
8 14 (12.73%) Red Hat
8 14 (12.73%) SolarWinds
9 13 (11.82%) Brocade
10 12 (10.91%) HP
10 12 (10.91%) Oracle
11 11 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
12 10 (9.09%) Citrix
13 9 (8.18%) Juniper
14 7 (6.36%) Blue Coat
14 7 (6.36%) Dell
15 6 (5.45%) IBM
15 6 (5.45%) Intel
15 6 (5.45%) Intel Security
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