Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 35 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 -40
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 56 83 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.85% 6.02% 4.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.44% 40.29% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52 72 62
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.97% -17.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,775 £23,775
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,375 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 142 206 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.38% 14.94% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 132 177 252
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,000 £24,100
90th Percentile £54,875 £68,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 36 (64.29%) Cisco
2 29 (51.79%) Linux
3 27 (48.21%) VMware
4 26 (46.43%) Windows
5 25 (44.64%) VPN
6 21 (37.50%) ITIL
6 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
7 17 (30.36%) LAN
8 16 (28.57%) WAN
9 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
9 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
10 12 (21.43%) Citrix
10 12 (21.43%) Avaya
11 11 (19.64%) SLA
11 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (19.64%) SAN
11 11 (19.64%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
12 10 (17.86%) VoIP
12 10 (17.86%) Unix
12 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (16.07%) NetScaler
13 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
13 9 (16.07%) Network Security
13 9 (16.07%) Performance Management
13 9 (16.07%) DHCP

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 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.36%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Office 365
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) VPN
2 17 (30.36%) LAN
3 16 (28.57%) WAN
4 11 (19.64%) SAN
4 11 (19.64%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (17.86%) VoIP
6 9 (16.07%) DHCP
6 9 (16.07%) NetScaler
6 9 (16.07%) Network Security
7 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (14.29%) DNS
7 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 7 (12.50%) H.323
9 4 (7.14%) SNMP
10 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (5.36%) SSL
10 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
11 2 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
4 6 (10.71%) Telephony Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) Xbox
3 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Linux
2 26 (46.43%) Windows
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
4 10 (17.86%) Unix
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.07%) Ubuntu
6 7 (12.50%) CentOS
7 6 (10.71%) Debian
8 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.14%) Solaris
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.57%) CatOS
9 2 (3.57%) VMS
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (16.07%) Performance Management
3 8 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.71%) Service Management
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 4 (7.14%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.14%) Security Management
7 4 (7.14%) SIEM
7 4 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.36%) Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) AWK
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.29%) CCNA
2 8 (14.29%) CCNP
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (5.36%) Avaya Certification
5 3 (5.36%) CCDP
6 2 (3.57%) CISSP
7 1 (1.79%) CISM
7 1 (1.79%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.79%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) vSphere
3 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco
2 27 (48.21%) VMware
3 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
4 12 (21.43%) Avaya
4 12 (21.43%) Citrix
5 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.93%) F5
7 3 (5.36%) Dell
7 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.57%) Brocade
8 2 (3.57%) Juniper
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle
8 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.79%) Splunk