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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 14 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.09% 9.35% 8.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.03% 35.71% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 10
Average salary £30,000 £20,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% -29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £20,500 £38,750
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 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.29% 26.17% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 20
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,450 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £55,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -4 6 £30,000 +46.34% 2
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) HP
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (33.33%) SonicWALL
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) MS Office
7 4 (26.67%) XenServer
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 2 (13.33%) Legal
9 2 (13.33%) Lotus
9 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
9 2 (13.33%) Network Design
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
6 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) DDNS
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Assistant
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Assistant
4 2 (13.33%) IT Assistant
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
1 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) XenServer
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Lotus
5 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
6 1 (6.67%) Mitel
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £250000.00 - £350000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago