The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South Wales / Caerphilly
Rank 6 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Caerphilly 19.44% 8.33% 36.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 14.29% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 11
Median salary £22,500 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.75% -36.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £75,000
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 Caerphilly with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Caerphilly
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14 7 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly 38.89% 58.33% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 21
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -36.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £75,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Caerphilly

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Caerphilly 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 Caerphilly

Firewall
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Caerphilly

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Caerphilly over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Caerphilly

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 27 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 Caerphilly region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (25.00%) SIEM
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) HSRP
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Graduate
2 3 (25.00%) Graduate Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Graduate Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (25.00%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO22301
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SAP