Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 13.40% 4.69% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 72.22% 54.55% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
North Wales median annual salary £45,000 £27,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.64% -14.06% +16.36%
10th Percentile £38,200 £26,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £28,750 £33,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.65% +4.67% -

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 North Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 18 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 18.56% 8.59% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 10
North Wales median annual salary £42,000 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.73% +3.77% -24.29%
10th Percentile £34,000 £26,250 £23,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £29,500 £34,125
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +5.26%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in North Wales

Firewall
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Salary trend for Firewall in North Wales

Firewall
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham - 9 £45,000 - 1
Flintshire - 4 £40,000 -
Firewall
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 13 (100.00%) VPN
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (69.23%) SIEM
3 9 (69.23%) Fintech
3 9 (69.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (69.23%) Project Planning
3 9 (69.23%) Security Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
3 9 (69.23%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) BCP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) SLA
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
5 2 (15.38%) SAP ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Strategic Management
5 2 (15.38%) SNMP
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) IPsec
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) IPsec
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) IT Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) IT Security Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
1 9 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
1 9 (69.23%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Project Planning
1 9 (69.23%) Security Testing
1 9 (69.23%) SIEM
1 9 (69.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (23.08%) BCP
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL