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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 17 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.60% 14.95% 31.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 54.17% 51.79% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 5
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £72,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
24 56 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.04% 28.87% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 7
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -32.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 5 February 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 0 11 £47,500 +55.73% 3
Market Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) CheckPoint
3 15 (71.43%) WAN
4 13 (61.90%) LAN
4 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (57.14%) F5
6 10 (47.62%) CCNP
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (42.86%) CCNA
7 9 (42.86%) Wireless
8 8 (38.10%) CCSA
8 8 (38.10%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (33.33%) VLAN
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (28.57%) Network Security
10 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
10 6 (28.57%) CCDP
10 6 (28.57%) MPLS
11 5 (23.81%) Juniper
11 5 (23.81%) CCDA
11 5 (23.81%) CCSE
11 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
11 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
12 4 (19.05%) Network Design
12 4 (19.05%) CCIE
12 4 (19.05%) SAN
12 4 (19.05%) Nokia
12 4 (19.05%) VPN
12 4 (19.05%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (14.29%) Lync
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (42.86%) Wireless
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (33.33%) VLAN
7 6 (28.57%) MPLS
7 6 (28.57%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) SAN
8 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (14.29%) DHCP
9 3 (14.29%) DNS
9 3 (14.29%) DWDM
9 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (14.29%) VoIP
9 3 (14.29%) VPLS
9 3 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Network Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) SecurID
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 9 (42.86%) CCNA
4 8 (38.10%) CCSA
5 6 (28.57%) CCDP
6 5 (23.81%) CCDA
6 5 (23.81%) CCSE
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) CCIE
8 3 (14.29%) JNCIE
8 3 (14.29%) JNCIP
9 1 (4.76%) CCA
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) CheckPoint
3 12 (57.14%) F5
4 5 (23.81%) Juniper
5 4 (19.05%) Nokia
6 3 (14.29%) Avaya
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) Imperva
6 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.76%) McAfee
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