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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 45 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.85% 19.48% 14.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 60.81% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 41 10
Average salary £28,000 £31,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £72,500 £49,550
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,900
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +9.25%
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
41 74 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.58% 32.03% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 64 33
Average salary £31,500 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -27 2 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Market Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) WAN
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (62.50%) F5
5 9 (56.25%) CCNA
6 7 (43.75%) Wireless
6 7 (43.75%) CCSA
6 7 (43.75%) CCNP
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (37.50%) VLAN
8 5 (31.25%) CCSE
8 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
8 5 (31.25%) MPLS
8 5 (31.25%) Juniper
8 5 (31.25%) CCDA
8 5 (31.25%) CCDP
9 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (18.75%) CCIE
10 3 (18.75%) Avaya
10 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
10 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
10 3 (18.75%) Network Security
10 3 (18.75%) JNCIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 14 (87.50%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Wireless
3 7 (43.75%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (37.50%) VLAN
5 5 (31.25%) MPLS
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) DWDM
7 2 (12.50%) NX-OS
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) VoIP
7 2 (12.50%) VPLS
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
1 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) CCSA
4 5 (31.25%) CCDA
4 5 (31.25%) CCDP
4 5 (31.25%) CCSE
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) CCIE
5 3 (18.75%) JNCIE
5 3 (18.75%) JNCIP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 10 (62.50%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) Avaya
5 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Imperva
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia
6 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
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