Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 29 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.79% 6.50% 6.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 31.87% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 19
Shropshire median annual salary £28,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -17.65% -22.73%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £40,250 £44,625 £49,150
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 54 91 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 17.03% 20.40% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 76 39
Shropshire median annual salary £31,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.43% -14.63% +32.26%
10th Percentile £20,500 £24,125 £24,900
90th Percentile £38,750 £57,500 £50,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -3 10 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Oswestry - 1 £36,000 -
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) CISSP
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) Nokia

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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (8.33%) DWDM
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) VPLS
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) CCSA
1 2 (16.67%) CEH
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) GCIH
1 2 (16.67%) GSEC
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Packer
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Nokia
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) VMware