The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 5 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 20.55% - 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 93.75% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 21.92% 16.05% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 7
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Firewall
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the West Wales region.

Firewall Salary Trend in West Wales

Firewall
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
Swansea - 15 £30,000 -
Firewall
Wales

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) SNMP
3 14 (82.35%) CA
3 14 (82.35%) Nokia
3 14 (82.35%) CheckPoint
3 14 (82.35%) CCNA
3 14 (82.35%) Radware
3 14 (82.35%) Avaya
3 14 (82.35%) Juniper
3 14 (82.35%) e-Health
3 14 (82.35%) Nortel Alteon
3 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
3 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
3 14 (82.35%) CA Spectrum
3 14 (82.35%) Nortel
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) Derivative
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) SNMP
2 14 (82.35%) Nortel Alteon
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Network Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
2 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (5.88%) IT Support
2 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) e-Health
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
1 1 (5.88%) Information Security
1 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) CCNA
2 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
2 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Nortel
2 14 (82.35%) Avaya
2 14 (82.35%) Juniper
2 14 (82.35%) CA
2 14 (82.35%) Nokia
2 14 (82.35%) CheckPoint
2 14 (82.35%) Radware
3 1 (5.88%) Brocade
3 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP