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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.65% 6.10% 7.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 23.81% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 12
Average salary £32,500 £26,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.49% -33.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,350 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,050 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £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
45 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 43.27% 25.61% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 25
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,478 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 7 £35,000 +48.93% 4
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 9 (42.86%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco
5 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) LAN
7 6 (28.57%) WAN
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (28.57%) XenServer
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) HP
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (19.05%) IIS
9 4 (19.05%) MS Office
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (19.05%) ERP
9 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (19.05%) Logistics

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) IIS
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (14.29%) IBM Notes
5 2 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) IPv4
4 2 (9.52%) DDNS
5 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) IT Manager
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Assistant
4 2 (9.52%) IT Assistant
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Assistant
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ERP
1 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (19.05%) Time Management
1 4 (19.05%) Logistics
1 4 (19.05%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCA
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) XenServer
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) SonicWALL
6 3 (14.29%) Lotus
7 2 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
8 1 (4.76%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper
8 1 (4.76%) BMC
8 1 (4.76%) Nokia
8 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet