Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 86 188 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.39% 7.99% 6.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.45% 43.02% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 81 166 136
South Wales median annual salary £34,000 £31,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -17.33% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £63,750
Wales median annual salary £37,000 £31,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +19.35% -17.33% -

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 South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 265 437 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.60% 18.56% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 248 386 467
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £63,750 £59,800
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,232 £39,000
% change year-on-year +0.72% -4.53% +4.00%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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 -13 59 £34,000 +9.68% 9
Caerphilly +1 10 £32,500 +25.00%
Newport -13 7 £34,250 -21.71%
Monmouthshire - 6 £31,500 -
Torfaen +14 2 £27,500 -
Firewall
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 52 (60.47%) Windows
2 45 (52.33%) Cisco
3 42 (48.84%) VMware
4 39 (45.35%) Windows Server
5 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
6 33 (38.37%) Active Directory
7 30 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (33.72%) ITIL
9 28 (32.56%) VPN
10 26 (30.23%) LAN
10 26 (30.23%) CCNA
10 26 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (26.74%) Office 365
12 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (24.42%) Hyper-V
13 21 (24.42%) Linux
14 20 (23.26%) DNS
14 20 (23.26%) WAN
14 20 (23.26%) SLA
15 19 (22.09%) CheckPoint
16 17 (19.77%) CCNP
16 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
17 16 (18.60%) SAN
18 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (17.44%) Dell
18 15 (17.44%) BGP
18 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (17.44%) Load Balancing
18 15 (17.44%) F5
19 14 (16.28%) Wireless

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 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.16%) Confluence
7 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.74%) Office 365
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.65%) PaaS
5 2 (2.33%) IaaS
5 2 (2.33%) SaaS
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) VPN
2 26 (30.23%) LAN
3 20 (23.26%) DNS
3 20 (23.26%) WAN
4 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
5 16 (18.60%) SAN
6 15 (17.44%) BGP
6 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (16.28%) Wireless
8 13 (15.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (13.95%) Network Security
10 11 (12.79%) DHCP
10 11 (12.79%) Internet
10 11 (12.79%) MPLS
11 9 (10.47%) OSPF
12 8 (9.30%) IPsec
13 7 (8.14%) HSRP
14 6 (6.98%) EIGRP
14 6 (6.98%) FTP
14 6 (6.98%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.49%) Couchbase
3 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.33%) Ingres
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
1 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Advertising
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (15.12%) Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Network Support
6 5 (5.81%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Security Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.49%) Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
1 2 (2.33%) CSS
1 2 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Data Centre
1 11 (12.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Xbox
4 2 (2.33%) CMDB
4 2 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Fintech
5 1 (1.16%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 52 (60.47%) Windows
2 39 (45.35%) Windows Server
3 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (24.42%) Linux
5 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (11.63%) Unix
7 10 (11.63%) Windows 10
8 7 (8.14%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.98%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.65%) CentOS
10 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.49%) Debian
11 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.33%) VMS
13 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) ITIL
2 15 (17.44%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.30%) Information Security
4 6 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (6.98%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (6.98%) Migration
4 6 (6.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.81%) Security Operations
5 5 (5.81%) SIEM
5 5 (5.81%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (4.65%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (4.65%) High Availability
7 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.49%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.81%) Python
3 3 (3.49%) Java
4 2 (2.33%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (30.23%) CCNA
3 17 (19.77%) CCNP
4 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.47%) MCP
5 9 (10.47%) MCSE
6 8 (9.30%) MCSA
7 7 (8.14%) Degree
8 5 (5.81%) DBS Check
9 4 (4.65%) CCDP
9 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.49%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (3.49%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.49%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (2.33%) CISSP
11 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
12 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (38.37%) Active Directory
2 26 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (24.42%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.49%) vSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Docker
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Ansible
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.16%) Nagios
2 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.16%) QRadar
Vendors
1 45 (52.33%) Cisco
2 42 (48.84%) VMware
3 38 (44.19%) Microsoft
4 19 (22.09%) CheckPoint
5 15 (17.44%) Dell
5 15 (17.44%) F5
6 11 (12.79%) Citrix
6 11 (12.79%) Red Hat
7 10 (11.63%) Juniper
8 9 (10.47%) Veeam
9 7 (8.14%) Oracle
10 4 (4.65%) Apple
10 4 (4.65%) Avaya
10 4 (4.65%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.65%) SonicWALL
10 4 (4.65%) Splunk
11 3 (3.49%) Acme Packet
11 3 (3.49%) Brocade
11 3 (3.49%) HP
12 2 (2.33%) WatchGuard
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000 + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Vocation IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Vocation IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus sc
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