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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 10 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.50% 8.93% 19.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.78% 25.00% 58.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 8
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.59%
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
45 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.63% 35.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40 37 23
Average salary £27,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +5 14 £23,500 -21.66% 4
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 37 (56.92%) Citrix
2 33 (50.77%) VMware
3 30 (46.15%) Cisco
4 28 (43.08%) Windows
5 26 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 25 (38.46%) DNS
7 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
7 22 (33.85%) Linux
8 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
8 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (30.77%) SAN
10 19 (29.23%) VPN
11 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
12 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
13 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
14 14 (21.54%) DHCP
15 13 (20.00%) VLAN
15 13 (20.00%) Software Delivery
16 12 (18.46%) IP Telephony
16 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
16 12 (18.46%) CCNA
16 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (16.92%) ITIL
17 11 (16.92%) DDNS
17 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
18 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (15.38%) Network Design

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 25 (38.46%) DNS
3 20 (30.77%) SAN
4 19 (29.23%) VPN
5 14 (21.54%) DHCP
6 13 (20.00%) VLAN
7 12 (18.46%) IP Telephony
8 11 (16.92%) DDNS
9 10 (15.38%) WAN
9 10 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (15.38%) LAN
9 10 (15.38%) IPv4
9 10 (15.38%) IPv6
10 8 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (10.77%) NAS
12 5 (7.69%) VoIP
13 4 (6.15%) Network Security
14 2 (3.08%) Spanning Tree
14 2 (3.08%) IPsec
15 1 (1.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 3 (4.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Support Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Network Engineer
3 14 (21.54%) Infrastructure Manager
4 13 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 13 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 11 (16.92%) Network Manager
6 10 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
6 10 (15.38%) Network Support
7 7 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Systems Support
10 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Cisco Support
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) Linux
3 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 11 (16.92%) ITIL
3 10 (15.38%) Network Design
4 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) CCNA
1 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.85%) MCSA
3 8 (12.31%) MCSE
4 7 (10.77%) MCITP
5 4 (6.15%) CCA
5 4 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.08%) CCNP
6 2 (3.08%) MCDST
6 2 (3.08%) CCENT
7 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) XenApp
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) XenServer
5 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Citrix
2 33 (50.77%) VMware
3 30 (46.15%) Cisco
4 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
5 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 8 (12.31%) HP
6 8 (12.31%) Brocade
7 6 (9.23%) SonicWALL
8 4 (6.15%) Remedy
8 4 (6.15%) McAfee
9 3 (4.62%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.62%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.54%) F5
11 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.54%) Mitel
11 1 (1.54%) Avaya
11 1 (1.54%) Juniper
11 1 (1.54%) Lotus
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 5 days ago