The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 10 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.67% 12.68% 5.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.55% 52.00% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 4
Average salary £37,000 £32,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +7.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £18,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £51,750 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 50 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.17% 24.39% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 33
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Shropshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Telford -10 12 £24,750 -21.42%
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 40 (75.47%) Cisco
2 34 (64.15%) Security Cleared
3 27 (50.94%) CheckPoint
3 27 (50.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 26 (49.06%) SC Cleared
5 23 (43.40%) Incident Management
5 23 (43.40%) WAN
6 21 (39.62%) VoIP
6 21 (39.62%) F5
7 20 (37.74%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (33.96%) Advertising
9 17 (32.08%) Fortinet
9 17 (32.08%) MPLS
9 17 (32.08%) Network Management
10 16 (30.19%) WAN Optimisation
10 16 (30.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (30.19%) McAfee
10 16 (30.19%) Load Balancing
11 15 (28.30%) Blue Coat
11 15 (28.30%) BGP
11 15 (28.30%) OSPF
11 15 (28.30%) DMVPN
12 11 (20.75%) DNS
12 11 (20.75%) Windows
13 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (16.98%) CCNP
15 8 (15.09%) Nokia
15 8 (15.09%) LAN
16 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
16 7 (13.21%) SQL Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) Apache
2 5 (9.43%) IIS
3 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) WAN
2 21 (39.62%) VoIP
3 20 (37.74%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (32.08%) MPLS
5 16 (30.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (28.30%) BGP
6 15 (28.30%) OSPF
6 15 (28.30%) DMVPN
7 11 (20.75%) DNS
8 8 (15.09%) LAN
9 6 (11.32%) DHCP
9 6 (11.32%) BIG-IP
9 6 (11.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (7.55%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (7.55%) Network Security
10 4 (7.55%) VLAN
11 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (5.66%) IPv4
11 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
General
1 18 (33.96%) Advertising
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Network Support
3 6 (11.32%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) XML
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Open Source
1 1 (1.89%) Clustering
1 1 (1.89%) Informatics
1 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) AIX
3 5 (9.43%) Solaris
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Root Cause Analysis
2 23 (43.40%) Incident Management
3 17 (32.08%) Network Management
4 16 (30.19%) WAN Optimisation
4 16 (30.19%) Load Balancing
5 6 (11.32%) Network Design
6 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.55%) ERP
7 4 (7.55%) Time Management
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.55%) Logistics
7 4 (7.55%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (5.66%) Security Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.77%) Scrum
9 2 (3.77%) Change Management
10 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.89%) Perl
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
1 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (64.15%) Security Cleared
2 26 (49.06%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (16.98%) CCNP
5 4 (7.55%) CCSA
6 3 (5.66%) CCNA
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.77%) CCA
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.77%) BC Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.89%) Degree
8 1 (1.89%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) PowerHA
2 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
2 3 (5.66%) XenServer
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) Squid
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (5.66%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.89%) Munin
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) Cisco
2 27 (50.94%) CheckPoint
3 21 (39.62%) F5
4 17 (32.08%) Fortinet
5 16 (30.19%) McAfee
6 15 (28.30%) Blue Coat
7 8 (15.09%) Nokia
8 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds
10 4 (7.55%) Citrix
10 4 (7.55%) Riverbed
11 3 (5.66%) VMware
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle
12 2 (3.77%) Lotus
12 2 (3.77%) IronPort
13 1 (1.89%) OPNET
13 1 (1.89%) Juniper
13 1 (1.89%) BMC
13 1 (1.89%) Remedy