The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South Wales / Bridgend
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend - 10.39% 14.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 40.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 9
Median salary - £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% -1.19%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bridgend
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6 20 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 40.00% 25.97% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 9
Median salary £38,750 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.22% -11.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bridgend citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bridgend

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Bridgend.

Salary trend for Firewall in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Bridgend region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) RIP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CGI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds