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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK / Wales
Rank 39 30 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 67 96 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.14% 6.90% 7.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.43% 38.71% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 59 84 77
Median salary £36,116 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £62,500
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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 179 248 341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.39% 17.82% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 153 216 266
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,572 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Firewall
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Wales

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -12 48 £34,000 -2.85% 7
West Wales - 17 £43,750 - 1
Mid Wales - 2 - - 1
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 65 (54.17%) Cisco
2 56 (46.67%) Windows
3 52 (43.33%) VMware
4 40 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (32.50%) LAN
6 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
6 37 (30.83%) Active Directory
6 37 (30.83%) Windows Server
7 32 (26.67%) DNS
7 32 (26.67%) WAN
7 32 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (24.17%) F5
9 28 (23.33%) CCNA
9 28 (23.33%) Linux
10 26 (21.67%) CheckPoint
11 25 (20.83%) CCNP
12 24 (20.00%) Office 365
13 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
14 21 (17.50%) Juniper
14 21 (17.50%) MPLS
15 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 19 (15.83%) Internet
17 18 (15.00%) Avaya
17 18 (15.00%) Finance
17 18 (15.00%) Load Balancing
17 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (15.00%) Hyper-V
18 17 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
19 16 (13.33%) BGP
19 16 (13.33%) SLA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in 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 13 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.67%) Apache
2 8 (6.67%) JBoss
3 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.67%) nginx
5 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Epicor Tropos
1 2 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.00%) Office 365
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.17%) IaaS
4 9 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.50%) PaaS
5 7 (5.83%) SaaS
6 3 (2.50%) G Suite
7 2 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.83%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (32.50%) LAN
2 32 (26.67%) DNS
2 32 (26.67%) WAN
3 21 (17.50%) MPLS
4 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 19 (15.83%) Internet
6 16 (13.33%) BGP
7 15 (12.50%) VPN
7 15 (12.50%) Wireless
8 14 (11.67%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (11.67%) Ethernet
9 13 (10.83%) OSPF
10 12 (10.00%) DHCP
10 12 (10.00%) SAN
11 11 (9.17%) IPsec
11 11 (9.17%) Network Security
11 11 (9.17%) VoIP
12 9 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (7.50%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) MySQL
3 6 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.67%) Back Office
5 2 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 24 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (10.00%) Analyst
3 12 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 11 (9.17%) Security Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Systems Manager
11 4 (3.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) HTML
1 4 (3.33%) LAMP
2 3 (2.50%) Web Services
3 2 (1.67%) .NET
3 2 (1.67%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.67%) CGI
3 2 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.50%) Clustering
4 3 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.50%) Fintech
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.83%) IVR
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.67%) Windows
2 37 (30.83%) Windows Server
3 28 (23.33%) Linux
4 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.83%) CentOS
6 7 (5.83%) Mac OS X
6 7 (5.83%) Unix
7 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.33%) Debian
9 4 (3.33%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.33%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.50%) VyOS
11 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 17 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (12.50%) ITIL
4 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.83%) Information Security
6 12 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 12 (10.00%) SIEM
7 11 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (9.17%) Project Management
8 10 (8.33%) Change Control
8 10 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.50%) Migration
10 8 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
10 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.50%) Python
2 5 (4.17%) Java
2 5 (4.17%) Perl
2 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.33%) Ruby
3 4 (3.33%) SQL
4 2 (1.67%) C
4 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (0.83%) R
5 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (23.33%) CCNA
3 25 (20.83%) CCNP
4 11 (9.17%) Degree
5 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (7.50%) MCSE
7 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 7 (5.83%) CCDP
8 7 (5.83%) CISSP
9 6 (5.00%) CCSA
9 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.17%) JNCIA
10 5 (4.17%) JNCIS
11 4 (3.33%) MCP
12 3 (2.50%) CISA
12 3 (2.50%) CISM
12 3 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.33%) SLA
2 7 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.67%) GDPR
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.83%) RMADS
System Software
1 37 (30.83%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.83%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.50%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.50%) vSphere
6 2 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.67%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.83%) Docker
7 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) Zenoss
2 4 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (2.50%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.67%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.67%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.67%) SCCM
4 2 (1.67%) vRealize
4 2 (1.67%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) Ansible
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 65 (54.17%) Cisco
2 52 (43.33%) VMware
3 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
4 29 (24.17%) F5
5 26 (21.67%) CheckPoint
6 21 (17.50%) Juniper
7 18 (15.00%) Avaya
8 14 (11.67%) Oracle
9 13 (10.83%) Intel Security
10 11 (9.17%) Red Hat
11 9 (7.50%) Dell
12 8 (6.67%) Blue Coat
12 8 (6.67%) Citrix
12 8 (6.67%) SolarWinds
13 7 (5.83%) Apple
13 7 (5.83%) Brocade
13 7 (5.83%) Clearswift
13 7 (5.83%) Nortel
13 7 (5.83%) ServiceNow
13 7 (5.83%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brecon, Powys
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
National Assembly for Wales
Salary: From £26,917 to £36,909 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Work From Home
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29241.00 - £42991.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago