Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 30 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 27 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 5.99% 5.89% 7.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.21% 34.00% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 24
Shropshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% - +31.15%
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,606 £45,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +10.39%

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 103 100 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 22.84% 17.33% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 73 88 43
Shropshire median annual salary £41,628 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.12% +18.46% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,950 £22,750 £18,400
90th Percentile £56,375 £46,625 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -9 26 £55,000 +33.33% 5
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 19 (70.37%) WAN
1 19 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) VPN
4 15 (55.56%) Network Design
4 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (48.15%) ITIL
6 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
6 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (37.04%) Network Architecture
7 10 (37.04%) Project Management
7 10 (37.04%) DHCP
7 10 (37.04%) Oracle
7 10 (37.04%) DNS
7 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
8 9 (33.33%) Cisco
9 8 (29.63%) Windows
10 7 (25.93%) CCNP
11 6 (22.22%) CCNA
11 6 (22.22%) CCDA
11 6 (22.22%) CCDP
11 6 (22.22%) Citrix
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (22.22%) McAfee
11 6 (22.22%) Office 365
11 6 (22.22%) Degree
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments

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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Office 365
3 5 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) IaaS
3 5 (18.52%) PaaS
3 5 (18.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) WAN
2 16 (59.26%) VPN
3 10 (37.04%) DHCP
3 10 (37.04%) DNS
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) BGP
5 4 (14.81%) ICMP
5 4 (14.81%) IPv4
5 4 (14.81%) IPv6
5 4 (14.81%) Multicast
5 4 (14.81%) OSPF
5 4 (14.81%) SSL
5 4 (14.81%) Wireless
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (7.41%) PBX
6 2 (7.41%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
1 11 (40.74%) Cloud Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) Design Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) IT Support
4 4 (14.81%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) JSON
1 5 (18.52%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) AS400
5 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Network Design
3 13 (48.15%) ITIL
4 10 (37.04%) Network Architecture
4 10 (37.04%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
6 4 (14.81%) Project Governance
6 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.81%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow
7 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) SIEM
7 3 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCNP
3 6 (22.22%) CCDA
3 6 (22.22%) CCDP
3 6 (22.22%) CCNA
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) CCIE
5 3 (11.11%) CEH
5 3 (11.11%) CISSP
5 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) GCIH
5 3 (11.11%) GSEC
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
6 1 (3.70%) MCSA
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) McAfee
4 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Nokia
5 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.11%) Splunk
6 3 (11.11%) Sun
7 2 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL