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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.74% 8.65% 6.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 20.00% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +21.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £38,500 £31,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
28 45 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.48% 43.27% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 18
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,478 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -6 8 £31,500 -10.00%
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (47.17%) Citrix
2 20 (37.74%) Active Directory
2 20 (37.74%) VMware
3 19 (35.85%) Windows
3 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
4 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
5 17 (32.08%) DNS
5 17 (32.08%) Cisco
6 16 (30.19%) SAN
6 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
7 15 (28.30%) Linux
8 14 (26.42%) DHCP
9 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (22.64%) VPN
10 12 (22.64%) CheckPoint
11 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (16.98%) MCSA
12 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (16.98%) Software Delivery
12 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
13 8 (15.09%) CCNA
13 8 (15.09%) MCSE
13 8 (15.09%) ITIL
14 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
14 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (13.21%) NAS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
2 17 (32.08%) DNS
3 16 (30.19%) SAN
4 14 (26.42%) DHCP
5 12 (22.64%) VPN
6 7 (13.21%) NAS
7 6 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (11.32%) VLAN
8 5 (9.43%) LAN
8 5 (9.43%) VoIP
8 5 (9.43%) WAN
9 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
9 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (5.66%) DDNS
10 3 (5.66%) IPv4
10 3 (5.66%) IPv6
11 2 (3.77%) IPsec
11 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (3.77%) Spanning Tree
12 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Hudson
General
1 3 (5.66%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Support Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Network Support Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Network Support
4 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (16.98%) Project Manager
5 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (13.21%) Network Manager
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Security Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Security Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Linux
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Software Delivery
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 6 (11.32%) SIEM
3 6 (11.32%) Cyber Security
4 3 (5.66%) Network Design
4 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.98%) MCSA
3 8 (15.09%) CCNA
3 8 (15.09%) MCSE
4 7 (13.21%) MCITP
5 6 (11.32%) CCNP
6 3 (5.66%) CCA
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.77%) MCDST
7 2 (3.77%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (37.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.55%) XenApp
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Citrix
2 20 (37.74%) VMware
3 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
4 17 (32.08%) Cisco
5 12 (22.64%) CheckPoint
6 5 (9.43%) McAfee
7 4 (7.55%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.55%) F5
8 3 (5.66%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (3.77%) Brocade
9 2 (3.77%) HP
10 1 (1.89%) Remedy
10 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL