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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South Wales / Bridgend
Rank 6 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 10.00% 34.85% 13.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% 92.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 7
Median salary £45,000 £22,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 2 25 12
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 10.00% 37.88% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 12
Median salary £45,000 £24,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -46.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF

Firewall
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) ADSL
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) RIP
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CGI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat