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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South Wales / Caerphilly
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Caerphilly 23.53% 17.65% 43.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 80.00% 37.50% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 10
Median salary £38,750 £26,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.03% -58.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £27,200 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  

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 5 8 14
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Caerphilly 29.41% 47.06% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 12
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -63.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Caerphilly region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) VRRP
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) HSRP
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) MCP
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Security+ Certification

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) BGP
2 4 (36.36%) HSRP
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) VRRP
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
4 2 (18.18%) FWSM
4 2 (18.18%) IPsec
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) L2TP
5 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 1 (9.09%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Graduate
3 3 (27.27%) Graduate Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Graduate Security Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) VMware