Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 8.46% 5.82% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 62.16% 61.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 0
West Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
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 West Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 37 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 13.60% 9.52% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 4
West Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +75.82% -21.61%
10th Percentile £36,875 £26,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £57,946 £52,500 £34,875
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 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
Swansea +15 23 £45,000 - 3
Firewall
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) VPN
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) CCNP
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (47.83%) F5
4 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
4 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Change Management
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
8 6 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (26.09%) LAN
8 6 (26.09%) DHCP
8 6 (26.09%) SLA
8 6 (26.09%) Avaya
8 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
8 6 (26.09%) VLAN
8 6 (26.09%) Clearswift
9 5 (21.74%) BGP
9 5 (21.74%) Wireless
9 5 (21.74%) OSPF
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) iSCSI
10 4 (17.39%) Network Security

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 (8.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Mimecast
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) VPN
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
4 6 (26.09%) DHCP
4 6 (26.09%) LAN
4 6 (26.09%) VLAN
4 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
5 5 (21.74%) iSCSI
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) MPLS
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Network Engineer
1 14 (60.87%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) CentOS
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) CatOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
2 8 (34.78%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Business Transformation
3 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Application Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Email Management
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
1 2 (8.70%) Python
1 2 (8.70%) Ruby
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CCNP
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (17.39%) JNCIP
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Snort
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Graylog
1 2 (8.70%) HAProxy
1 2 (8.70%) logstash
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) Salt
1 2 (8.70%) Terraform
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) F5
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
4 6 (26.09%) Avaya
4 6 (26.09%) Clearswift
5 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
5 4 (17.39%) McAfee
5 4 (17.39%) Nortel
5 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
6 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
7 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) Splunk
8 1 (4.35%) Vyatta