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

Firewall
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 49 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.24% 7.11% 7.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.21% 48.04% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 36
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,750
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 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 81 102 139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.44% 14.80% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 81 82 111
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 30 (54.55%) Windows
2 26 (47.27%) VMware
3 24 (43.64%) Cisco
4 20 (36.36%) DNS
4 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
5 19 (34.55%) Windows Server
6 18 (32.73%) LAN
7 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (29.09%) CCNA
9 15 (27.27%) Linux
9 15 (27.27%) Office 365
10 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (25.45%) MPLS
11 13 (23.64%) Internet
11 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
11 13 (23.64%) F5
12 12 (21.82%) WAN
13 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (18.18%) Oracle
14 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
14 10 (18.18%) Juniper
14 10 (18.18%) Wireless
14 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
15 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
15 9 (16.36%) SLA
16 8 (14.55%) SAN
16 8 (14.55%) Dell

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 8 (14.55%) Apache
1 8 (14.55%) JBoss
2 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) nginx
4 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Office 365
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.45%) IaaS
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.82%) PaaS
6 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) DNS
2 18 (32.73%) LAN
3 14 (25.45%) MPLS
4 13 (23.64%) Internet
5 12 (21.82%) WAN
6 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (18.18%) Wireless
8 8 (14.55%) BGP
8 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (14.55%) SAN
8 8 (14.55%) VPN
9 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (12.73%) DHCP
10 6 (10.91%) FTP
10 6 (10.91%) IPsec
10 6 (10.91%) IPv4
10 6 (10.91%) IPv6
10 6 (10.91%) OSPF
10 6 (10.91%) VoIP
11 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) IT Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) LAMP
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Flex
3 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) Fintech
4 2 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.82%) IVR
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Windows Server
3 15 (27.27%) Linux
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.09%) CentOS
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.27%) Debian
7 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
7 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
2 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
3 6 (10.91%) DDoS Mitigation
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
4 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security
5 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.45%) Mobile First
7 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (3.64%) Line Management
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (3.64%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) Python
2 5 (9.09%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) Perl
3 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.27%) Ruby
4 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (29.09%) CCNA
3 7 (12.73%) MCSE
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.27%) CCNP
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
5 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) CISSP
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.82%) CCDA
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) Docker
4 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.82%) Nagios
2 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) VMware
2 24 (43.64%) Cisco
3 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.64%) F5
5 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 10 (18.18%) Juniper
6 10 (18.18%) Oracle
7 8 (14.55%) Dell
8 6 (10.91%) Avaya
8 6 (10.91%) Blue Coat
8 6 (10.91%) Veeam
9 5 (9.09%) SonicWALL
10 4 (7.27%) Acme Packet
10 4 (7.27%) Apple
10 4 (7.27%) Brocade
11 3 (5.45%) IBM
11 3 (5.45%) Intel
12 2 (3.64%) Citrix
12 2 (3.64%) Intel Security
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