Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +31 -5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 48 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 14.37% 4.52% 4.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.74% 21.84% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 31
Shropshire median annual salary £32,500 £28,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.07% -34.12% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,275 £20,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,125 £56,375 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -3.61%

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 115 87 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 34.43% 20.71% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 58 63 76
Shropshire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -9.09% -3.75%
10th Percentile £17,500 £20,750 £22,375
90th Percentile £60,375 £56,375 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +25 46 £32,500 +16.07% 7
Market Drayton - 1 - -
Oswestry - 1 £26,500 -
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) Cisco
3 19 (39.58%) Nokia
4 18 (37.50%) Open Source
5 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (31.25%) VPN
6 14 (29.17%) Java
6 14 (29.17%) Python
6 14 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (29.17%) Ruby
6 14 (29.17%) Load Balancing
6 14 (29.17%) SIEM
6 14 (29.17%) Go
6 14 (29.17%) Microservices
6 14 (29.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
7 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
7 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (25.00%) CCNP
8 12 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 12 (25.00%) DevOps
8 12 (25.00%) F5
8 12 (25.00%) Network Design
8 12 (25.00%) Virtual Team
8 12 (25.00%) IT Strategy
9 11 (22.92%) Decision-Making
9 11 (22.92%) Consul
9 11 (22.92%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (22.92%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 11 (22.92%) Terraform

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 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Domino
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) VPN
2 11 (22.92%) BGP
2 11 (22.92%) OSPF
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (10.42%) Wireless
5 4 (8.33%) DHCP
5 4 (8.33%) DNS
5 4 (8.33%) VoIP
6 3 (6.25%) Internet
6 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.17%) LAN
7 2 (4.17%) WAN
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.08%) Network Security
8 1 (2.08%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (22.92%) Hudson
1 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
1 11 (22.92%) Vagrant
2 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (16.67%) Subversion
2 8 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Operations Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Network Operations Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) Platform Architect
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Administrator
9 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.08%) IT Administrator
9 1 (2.08%) IT Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
3 12 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
7 2 (4.17%) NHS
8 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
8 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.33%) AIX
4 4 (8.33%) Solaris
5 3 (6.25%) Unix
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Open Source
3 14 (29.17%) Load Balancing
3 14 (29.17%) Microservices
3 14 (29.17%) SIEM
4 12 (25.00%) DevOps
4 12 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 12 (25.00%) Network Design
5 11 (22.92%) Configuration Management
5 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.92%) Decision-Making
5 11 (22.92%) High Availability
5 11 (22.92%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 8 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
7 7 (14.58%) Coaching
7 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) Re-Platforming
8 5 (10.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) Go
1 14 (29.17%) Java
1 14 (29.17%) Python
1 14 (29.17%) Ruby
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.00%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) CCDP
3 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Docker
2 8 (16.67%) Firmware
3 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.33%) PowerHA
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Ansible
1 11 (22.92%) Consul
1 11 (22.92%) Docker Swarm
1 11 (22.92%) Grafana
1 11 (22.92%) Graphite
1 11 (22.92%) Kubernetes
1 11 (22.92%) Nagios
1 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (22.92%) Opsview
1 11 (22.92%) Packer
1 11 (22.92%) Puppet
1 11 (22.92%) Salt
1 11 (22.92%) Terraform
1 11 (22.92%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Cisco
2 19 (39.58%) Nokia
3 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
4 12 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) IBM
7 2 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.08%) Google
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Sophos
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec
8 1 (2.08%) Veeam