Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 50 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 57 90 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.26% 4.69% 6.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.22% 32.49% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 55 81 150
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £26,450 £25,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 226 277 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.88% 14.45% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 212 243 405
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,075 £22,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £64,750 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in South Wales

Firewall
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Firewall in South Wales

Firewall
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in South Wales

Firewall
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Cardiff +17 37 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Newport -1 18 £41,000 -3.53% 2
Torfaen - 2 £24,125 -
Firewall
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 26 (45.61%) Linux
3 25 (43.86%) LAN
3 25 (43.86%) VMware
4 22 (38.60%) WAN
5 21 (36.84%) Windows
6 20 (35.09%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (28.07%) VPN
9 15 (26.32%) Network Security
10 14 (24.56%) ITIL
10 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
11 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (21.05%) CCNP
12 12 (21.05%) Avaya
12 12 (21.05%) VoIP
12 12 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
13 11 (19.30%) Finance
13 11 (19.30%) SAN
13 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
13 11 (19.30%) CCNA
13 11 (19.30%) Citrix
14 10 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
15 9 (15.79%) Unified Communications

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) Apache
1 3 (5.26%) CMS
1 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.26%) nginx
1 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.51%) Office 365
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) PaaS
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.86%) LAN
2 22 (38.60%) WAN
3 20 (35.09%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (28.07%) VPN
5 15 (26.32%) Network Security
6 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
7 12 (21.05%) VoIP
8 11 (19.30%) SAN
9 10 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (15.79%) Unified Communications
11 7 (12.28%) BGP
11 7 (12.28%) H.323
12 6 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (10.53%) NetScaler
13 5 (8.77%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (8.77%) DNS
13 5 (8.77%) Skype
13 5 (8.77%) WLAN
14 4 (7.02%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.75%) Ingres
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Advertising
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Lead Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Telephony Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Information Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.26%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (3.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) iSeries
4 3 (5.26%) AS400
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 3 (5.26%) LPAR
5 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Linux
2 21 (36.84%) Windows
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.28%) CentOS
4 7 (12.28%) Debian
4 7 (12.28%) Ubuntu
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) Unix
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.26%) OS/400
6 3 (5.26%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) CatOS
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.75%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 8 (14.04%) Network Management
6 7 (12.28%) Information Security
7 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (10.53%) Service Management
8 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.77%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Security Management
9 4 (7.02%) SIEM
10 3 (5.26%) DevOps
10 3 (5.26%) Identity Management
10 3 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) Java
2 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.26%) RPG
4 2 (3.51%) AWK
4 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.05%) CCNP
3 11 (19.30%) CCNA
4 6 (10.53%) Degree
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (8.77%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (5.26%) Avaya Certification
6 3 (5.26%) CCENT
6 3 (5.26%) CISSP
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) CISA
8 1 (1.75%) CISM
8 1 (1.75%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.75%) MCSA
8 1 (1.75%) MCSE
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.75%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.51%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.51%) GDPR
3 2 (3.51%) ISO 31000
3 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) vSphere
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.02%) Nagios
3 2 (3.51%) WSUS
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 25 (43.86%) VMware
3 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.05%) Avaya
5 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
5 11 (19.30%) Citrix
6 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.77%) Dell
9 4 (7.02%) IBM
10 3 (5.26%) Oracle
11 2 (3.51%) Brocade
11 2 (3.51%) EMC
11 2 (3.51%) Juniper
11 2 (3.51%) NetApp
11 2 (3.51%) Nortel
11 2 (3.51%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.51%) Splunk
12 1 (1.75%) F5
12 1 (1.75%) Talend