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

Firewall
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 19 39
Rank change year-on-year -22 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 21 67 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.30% 9.72% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 53.17% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 58 31
Median salary £34,000 £29,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.23% -8.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £37,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 63 126 159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.91% 18.29% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59 114 133
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £25,700 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Firewall
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Cardiff

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Cisco
3 22 (39.29%) VMware
3 22 (39.29%) Windows Server
4 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.14%) CCNA
6 18 (32.14%) VPN
6 18 (32.14%) Office 365
7 17 (30.36%) LAN
7 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
8 14 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 14 (25.00%) Linux
8 14 (25.00%) Wireless
9 13 (23.21%) SLA
9 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
10 12 (21.43%) DNS
10 12 (21.43%) WAN
10 12 (21.43%) MPLS
11 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
12 10 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (17.86%) F5
12 10 (17.86%) BGP
12 10 (17.86%) Internet
12 10 (17.86%) Dell
12 10 (17.86%) Juniper
12 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 10 (17.86%) ITIL

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Office 365
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.36%) PaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.79%) IaaS
6 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) VPN
2 17 (30.36%) LAN
3 14 (25.00%) Wireless
4 12 (21.43%) DNS
4 12 (21.43%) MPLS
4 12 (21.43%) WAN
5 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (17.86%) BGP
6 10 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (17.86%) Internet
6 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 8 (14.29%) OSPF
7 8 (14.29%) SAN
8 6 (10.71%) DHCP
8 6 (10.71%) FTP
8 6 (10.71%) IPsec
8 6 (10.71%) IPv4
8 6 (10.71%) IPv6
8 6 (10.71%) Network Security
9 5 (8.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Manager
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Network Support
8 2 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Support
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Fintech
4 3 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) CMDB
5 2 (3.57%) Xbox
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.79%) IVR
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.00%) Linux
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.93%) CentOS
7 4 (7.14%) Debian
7 4 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.36%) Unix
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.57%) VMS
10 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
2 10 (17.86%) ITIL
3 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.71%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (8.93%) Information Security
5 4 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.36%) Change Management
6 3 (5.36%) DevOps
6 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.36%) Mobile First
6 3 (5.36%) Security Operations
6 3 (5.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (3.57%) Hardware Maintenance
7 2 (3.57%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Network Design
7 2 (3.57%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) Java
1 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.14%) Python
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.14%) CCNA
3 8 (14.29%) CCNP
4 7 (12.50%) MCSE
4 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.36%) CISSP
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
6 2 (3.57%) CCDP
6 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
3 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Docker
5 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) VMware
3 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (17.86%) Dell
5 10 (17.86%) F5
5 10 (17.86%) Juniper
6 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle
7 6 (10.71%) Veeam
8 4 (7.14%) Acme Packet
8 4 (7.14%) Apple
8 4 (7.14%) Brocade
8 4 (7.14%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.36%) Citrix
10 2 (3.57%) EqualLogic
10 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.57%) Splunk
11 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago