Period
to 19 April 2018

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 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 37 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.62% 5.49% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.54% 24.72% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 19
Shropshire median annual salary £22,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.14% -17.65% -22.73%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,750 £26,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,750 £49,150
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.24% - -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 52 89 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 18.12% 22.19% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25 70 46
Shropshire median annual salary £22,000 £35,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.14% -13.58% +28.57%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £57,500 £50,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

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 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +10 17 £22,000 -37.14% 2
Oswestry - 1 £36,000 -
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
1 9 (47.37%) CCNP
1 9 (47.37%) Nokia
1 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) F5
3 6 (31.58%) Network Design
3 6 (31.58%) DHCP
3 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) CCDP
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (21.05%) Virtual Team
5 4 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development

Firewall
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.26%) DWDM
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Platform Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Design
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.53%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CCNP
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) CCDP
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) PowerHA
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Packer
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
1 9 (47.37%) Nokia
2 7 (36.84%) F5
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) VMware