The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 11 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.41% 12.30% 9.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.17% 42.86% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 10
Average salary £30,000 £32,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.39% +21.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.13% 28.69% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 24
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £22,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,787 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford 0 15 £30,000 -8.39% 4
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) VMware
3 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (48.00%) Linux
5 12 (48.00%) Citrix
6 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (44.00%) HP
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (40.00%) VPN
7 10 (40.00%) DNS
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) SonicWALL
11 6 (24.00%) Network Design
11 6 (24.00%) DDNS
11 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
12 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (20.00%) Brocade
12 5 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (20.00%) CCNA
12 5 (20.00%) MCSE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.00%) Apache
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (40.00%) VPN
2 10 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (24.00%) DDNS
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (12.00%) WAN
6 3 (12.00%) DHCP
6 3 (12.00%) IPv4
6 3 (12.00%) IPv6
6 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (12.00%) NAS
6 3 (12.00%) VLAN
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.00%) SNMP
7 2 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (8.00%) VoIP
7 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Network Design
2 3 (12.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) MCSA
4 4 (16.00%) CCNP
5 3 (12.00%) CCA
6 2 (8.00%) CCDP
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) XenServer
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Citrix
3 11 (44.00%) HP
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (28.00%) SonicWALL
6 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
7 5 (20.00%) Brocade
8 2 (8.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (8.00%) McAfee
8 2 (8.00%) Mitel
8 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (8.00%) Avaya
8 2 (8.00%) Juniper
8 2 (8.00%) Nokia
9 1 (4.00%) IBM
9 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
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