Firewall Jobs in Wales

Firewall
UK > Wales

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 48 61 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 75 70 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.68% 4.34% 4.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.88% 38.25% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 64
10th Percentile £39,075 £30,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £39,438 £35,313 £29,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,886 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.25% +20.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £51,875 £57,438 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,388 £65,275 £50,700
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 251 183 319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 15.65% 11.34% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 147 93 184
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,600 £26,475
25th Percentile £30,500 £32,000 £32,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £45,000 £45,750
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.64% +22.00%
75th Percentile £47,875 £62,400 £53,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £62,500 £67,125
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Wales

Firewall
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Wales.

Salary trend for Firewall in Wales

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Wales over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Wales

Firewall
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Wales region over the 6 months to 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +8 70 £44,886 -0.25% 23
Mid Wales - 4 £42,000 -
Dyfed - 1 £50,000 - 1
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.67%) Skype for Business
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Exchange
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Azure
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (5.33%) Entra ID
4 2 (2.67%) AWS
4 2 (2.67%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (52.00%) WAN
2 38 (50.67%) LAN
3 27 (36.00%) Network Security
4 26 (34.67%) VPN
5 24 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 17 (22.67%) DNS
7 16 (21.33%) HTTP
8 15 (20.00%) Wireless
9 14 (18.67%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (17.33%) FTP
10 13 (17.33%) Internet
10 13 (17.33%) SMTP
10 13 (17.33%) Sourcefire
11 11 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (14.67%) IP Telephony
11 11 (14.67%) VLAN
12 8 (10.67%) MPLS
12 8 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (10.67%) WLAN
13 6 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (29.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.00%) Games
2 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (14.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 8 (10.67%) Local Government
4 8 (10.67%) Police
5 7 (9.33%) Social Skills
6 4 (5.33%) Finance
7 3 (4.00%) Advertising
7 3 (4.00%) Automotive
7 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.00%) Retail
8 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Senior
2 26 (34.67%) Network Engineer
3 19 (25.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (21.33%) Consultant
5 14 (18.67%) Analyst
6 13 (17.33%) SOC Analyst
7 11 (14.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (14.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 11 (14.67%) Project Consultant
7 11 (14.67%) Senior Consultant
7 11 (14.67%) Senior Network Consultant
7 11 (14.67%) Senior Project Consultant
8 8 (10.67%) ICT Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) IT Engineer
9 7 (9.33%) Security Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (41.33%) Data Centre
2 14 (18.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (16.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 12 (16.00%) Cyber Threat
3 12 (16.00%) PKI
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.00%) CatOS
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) VMS
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Actionable Insight
2 25 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 22 (29.33%) Network Management
4 21 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (22.67%) ITIL
7 16 (21.33%) Customer Service
8 15 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 15 (20.00%) SIEM
9 14 (18.67%) Migration
9 14 (18.67%) Security Operations
10 13 (17.33%) Compliance Audit
10 13 (17.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 13 (17.33%) Time Management
10 13 (17.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 12 (16.00%) Blue Team
11 12 (16.00%) Data Loss Prevention
11 12 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (14.67%) Change Control
12 11 (14.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (37.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (22.67%) CCNA
5 11 (14.67%) Degree
6 5 (6.67%) CCNP
7 3 (4.00%) CCIE
7 3 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (4.00%) CISMP
7 3 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.67%) Postgraduate
9 1 (1.33%) CISSP
9 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) GDPR
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 59 (78.67%) Cisco
2 27 (36.00%) CheckPoint
3 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 16 (21.33%) Juniper
5 14 (18.67%) IBM
5 14 (18.67%) Palo Alto
6 13 (17.33%) ArcSight
6 13 (17.33%) F5
6 13 (17.33%) Splunk
6 13 (17.33%) TippingPoint
6 13 (17.33%) Trend Micro
7 12 (16.00%) Mitel
8 11 (14.67%) Avaya
8 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
8 11 (14.67%) McAfee
8 11 (14.67%) Oracle
9 10 (13.33%) VMware
10 4 (5.33%) Veeam
11 1 (1.33%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.33%) Sophos