Period
to 19 September 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 47 38
Rank change year-on-year +42 -9 -25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 58 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 17.68% 4.87% 4.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 52.73% 20.91% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 31
Shropshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +57.14% -41.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,606 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 110 110 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 33.54% 23.31% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60 72 102
Shropshire median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.89% +28.57% -5.33%
10th Percentile £17,500 £25,750 £22,075
90th Percentile £61,375 £57,388 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +3.90%

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 September 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 September 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 +37 57 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Oswestry - 1 £26,500 -
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (51.72%) Cisco
3 26 (44.83%) Nokia
3 26 (44.83%) CheckPoint
3 26 (44.83%) F5
4 25 (43.10%) SC Cleared
4 25 (43.10%) Security Cleared
4 25 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (43.10%) CCNP
5 22 (37.93%) MS Visio
6 21 (36.21%) CCDP
6 21 (36.21%) Network Design
7 20 (34.48%) Virtual Team
8 19 (32.76%) Open Source
9 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (29.31%) VPN
10 16 (27.59%) Python
10 16 (27.59%) Java
10 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (27.59%) SIEM
10 16 (27.59%) Ruby
10 16 (27.59%) Load Balancing
10 16 (27.59%) Go
10 16 (27.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 14 (24.14%) DevOps
12 13 (22.41%) Salt
12 13 (22.41%) Opsview
12 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
12 13 (22.41%) Ansible
12 13 (22.41%) Docker

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 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (37.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) VPN
2 9 (15.52%) DHCP
2 9 (15.52%) DNS
3 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.90%) VoIP
4 4 (6.90%) Wireless
5 3 (5.17%) BGP
5 3 (5.17%) Internet
5 3 (5.17%) OSPF
6 2 (3.45%) LAN
6 2 (3.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.72%) Network Security
7 1 (1.72%) SAN
7 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 13 (22.41%) Hudson
1 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
1 13 (22.41%) Vagrant
2 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
2 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Architect
4 4 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Platform Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (1.72%) Administrator
6 1 (1.72%) IT Administrator
6 1 (1.72%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.72%) Network Architect
6 1 (1.72%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Virtual Team
2 16 (27.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) AIX
5 3 (5.17%) Solaris
5 3 (5.17%) Unix
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) Network Design
3 19 (32.76%) Open Source
4 16 (27.59%) Load Balancing
4 16 (27.59%) SIEM
5 14 (24.14%) DevOps
6 13 (22.41%) Configuration Management
6 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (22.41%) High Availability
7 12 (20.69%) Microservices
8 10 (17.24%) IT Strategy
9 9 (15.52%) Decision-Making
10 6 (10.34%) ITIL
10 6 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (8.62%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.17%) Migration
13 3 (5.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Go
1 16 (27.59%) Java
1 16 (27.59%) Python
1 16 (27.59%) Ruby
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) CCNP
1 25 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (43.10%) SC Cleared
1 25 (43.10%) Security Cleared
2 21 (36.21%) CCDP
3 4 (6.90%) CCNA
3 4 (6.90%) RHCE
3 4 (6.90%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.72%) CCIE
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Docker
2 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.17%) PowerHA
4 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) Ansible
1 13 (22.41%) Consul
1 13 (22.41%) Docker Swarm
1 13 (22.41%) Grafana
1 13 (22.41%) Graphite
1 13 (22.41%) Kubernetes
1 13 (22.41%) Nagios
1 13 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (22.41%) Opsview
1 13 (22.41%) Packer
1 13 (22.41%) Puppet
1 13 (22.41%) Salt
1 13 (22.41%) Terraform
1 13 (22.41%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Cisco
2 26 (44.83%) CheckPoint
2 26 (44.83%) F5
2 26 (44.83%) Nokia
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.07%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.45%) IBM
8 2 (3.45%) VMware
9 1 (1.72%) Apple
9 1 (1.72%) Google
9 1 (1.72%) HP
9 1 (1.72%) Sophos
9 1 (1.72%) Symantec
9 1 (1.72%) Veeam