Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 35 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 8.75% 3.60% 4.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 63.46% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 5 4
West Wales median annual salary £45,000 £28,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% -43.00% +22.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £28,950
90th Percentile £50,925 £42,500 £53,375
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.97% -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 West Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 52 5 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 13.79% 3.60% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 47 5 6
West Wales median annual salary £45,000 £28,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% -38.38% +46.83%
10th Percentile £30,607 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £54,678 £42,500 £53,125
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,739 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.07% -5.80% +4.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in West Wales

Firewall
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for Firewall in West Wales

Firewall
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in West Wales over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in West Wales

Firewall
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 25 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
Swansea +3 33 £45,000 +12.50%
Firewall
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 23 (69.70%) Cisco
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (54.55%) Linux
5 15 (45.45%) Network Security
5 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 13 (39.39%) VPN
7 12 (36.36%) VoIP
7 12 (36.36%) iSCSI
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (33.33%) Snort
9 9 (27.27%) VLAN
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (24.24%) pfSense
10 8 (24.24%) Finance
11 7 (21.21%) IPv6
12 6 (18.18%) CCNP
12 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 6 (18.18%) HP
12 6 (18.18%) WAN
12 6 (18.18%) DNS
12 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (18.18%) SIEM
12 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
12 6 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
13 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
13 5 (15.15%) McAfee

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Network Security
2 13 (39.39%) VPN
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (36.36%) iSCSI
3 12 (36.36%) VoIP
4 9 (27.27%) VLAN
5 7 (21.21%) IPv6
6 6 (18.18%) DNS
6 6 (18.18%) WAN
7 4 (12.12%) SAN
8 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (9.09%) Junos
8 3 (9.09%) LAN
9 2 (6.06%) DHCP
9 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.06%) HSRP
9 2 (6.06%) Multicast
9 2 (6.06%) SNMP
9 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.06%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 11 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 11 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.06%) CentOS
8 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) SIEM
1 6 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
2 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Information Governance
5 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) CCNP
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) CCNA
2 3 (9.09%) CCSA
2 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
2 3 (9.09%) JNCIS
3 2 (6.06%) CCDP
3 2 (6.06%) CEH
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) GDPR
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) Snort
3 8 (24.24%) pfSense
4 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.09%) vSphere
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (6.06%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Cisco
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Clearswift
3 5 (15.15%) McAfee
3 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.09%) Avaya
4 3 (9.09%) CA
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) F5
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) LogRhythm
4 3 (9.09%) Nortel
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.06%) Splunk
5 2 (6.06%) Sun
5 2 (6.06%) Veritas
5 2 (6.06%) Vyatta