The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 22 31 6
Rank change year-on-year +9 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 7.30% 3.85% 18.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.00% 44.44% 57.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 35
Median salary £32,750 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.05% +46.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £42,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £48,400 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 50 18 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 28.09% 8.65% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 57
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +39.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Shropshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Shropshire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Shropshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Shropshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Shropshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +1 10 £34,000 -28.42% 2
Shrewsbury - 2 £26,750 -
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) WAN
2 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 11 (50.00%) Brocade
4 11 (50.00%) VPLS
4 11 (50.00%) ProCurve
4 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 11 (50.00%) Unix
4 11 (50.00%) DHCP
4 11 (50.00%) VPN
4 11 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) Nagios
4 11 (50.00%) MPLS
4 11 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (45.45%) CCNA
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (45.45%) SonicWALL
6 9 (40.91%) Wireless
6 9 (40.91%) IPv4
6 9 (40.91%) BGP
6 9 (40.91%) CCNP
7 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) WAN
2 11 (50.00%) DHCP
2 11 (50.00%) DNS
2 11 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 11 (50.00%) MPLS
2 11 (50.00%) VPLS
2 11 (50.00%) VPN
3 9 (40.91%) BGP
3 9 (40.91%) IPv4
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (31.82%) IPv6
5 7 (31.82%) NX-OS
5 7 (31.82%) OSPF
5 7 (31.82%) SNMP
5 7 (31.82%) Unified Communications
5 7 (31.82%) VLAN
6 5 (22.73%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Lead Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) VyOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CCNA
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) CCDA
3 2 (9.09%) CCDP
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) pfSense
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 11 (50.00%) Brocade
3 11 (50.00%) ProCurve
3 11 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 10 (45.45%) SonicWALL
5 7 (31.82%) Aruba
5 7 (31.82%) Ubiquiti
6 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
6 2 (9.09%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago