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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 10 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.53% 6.72% 13.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 16.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 7
Average salary £37,438 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.19% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £17,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,500 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
40 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.54% 40.34% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 25
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £17,200 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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 +4 14 £31,000 -4.61% 1
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 33 (47.83%) Citrix
2 29 (42.03%) VMware
3 28 (40.58%) Cisco
4 25 (36.23%) Windows
5 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 22 (31.88%) DNS
6 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
7 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 21 (30.43%) Linux
8 20 (28.99%) SAN
9 17 (24.64%) MS Exchange
10 16 (23.19%) VPN
10 16 (23.19%) CheckPoint
10 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (21.74%) DHCP
12 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (20.29%) Data Centre
13 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (17.39%) CCNA
14 12 (17.39%) Software Delivery
15 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (14.49%) VLAN
16 10 (14.49%) MCSA
17 9 (13.04%) ITIL
17 9 (13.04%) MCSE
17 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
17 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (13.04%) IP Telephony

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 22 (31.88%) DNS
3 20 (28.99%) SAN
4 16 (23.19%) VPN
5 15 (21.74%) DHCP
6 10 (14.49%) VLAN
7 9 (13.04%) IP Telephony
8 8 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (11.59%) NAS
9 7 (10.14%) DDNS
9 7 (10.14%) WAN
9 7 (10.14%) LAN
9 7 (10.14%) IPv4
9 7 (10.14%) IPv6
10 6 (8.70%) VoIP
10 6 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (4.35%) Network Security
13 2 (2.90%) Spanning Tree
13 2 (2.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 3 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Support Engineer
2 19 (27.54%) Network Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 12 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (15.94%) Network Support
4 11 (15.94%) Network Support Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Network Manager
6 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.70%) Security Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Linux
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Software Delivery
2 9 (13.04%) ITIL
3 7 (10.14%) Network Design
4 6 (8.70%) SIEM
4 6 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.39%) CCNA
3 10 (14.49%) MCSA
4 9 (13.04%) MCSE
5 8 (11.59%) MCITP
6 6 (8.70%) CCNP
7 5 (7.25%) CCA
7 5 (7.25%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.90%) MCDST
8 2 (2.90%) CCENT
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (31.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) XenApp
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) XenServer
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Nagios
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Citrix
2 29 (42.03%) VMware
3 28 (40.58%) Cisco
4 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 16 (23.19%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.70%) McAfee
7 5 (7.25%) Brocade
7 5 (7.25%) HP
8 4 (5.80%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.80%) F5
9 3 (4.35%) SonicWALL
9 3 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (4.35%) Remedy
10 2 (2.90%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.45%) Mitel
11 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.45%) Avaya
11 1 (1.45%) Juniper
11 1 (1.45%) Lotus
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