Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 25 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 45 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 7.48% 7.63% 9.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.14% 43.02% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 57
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £32,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.40% -22.94% -
10th Percentile £26,375 £25,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,250 £61,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -5.88%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 140 86 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 23.26% 17.73% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 120 61 148
Worcestershire median annual salary £43,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,950
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £53,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Worcestershire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Worcestershire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Worcestershire

Firewall
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. 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
Worcester -3 25 £46,000 +41.54%
Redditch - 12 £45,000 - 2
Malvern -16 6 - - 1
Kidderminster +3 4 £28,250 -37.22% 1
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Service Delivery
3 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
5 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
5 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
5 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (35.56%) Presales
6 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
6 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (31.11%) Network Security
7 13 (28.89%) Degree
7 13 (28.89%) Office 365
7 13 (28.89%) Linux
8 12 (26.67%) Service Management
8 12 (26.67%) McAfee
8 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
8 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 11 (24.44%) ITIL V3
9 11 (24.44%) VPLS
9 11 (24.44%) SCCM
9 11 (24.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (24.44%) ITIL
9 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (24.44%) B2B
9 11 (24.44%) MPLS
9 11 (24.44%) ITSM
9 11 (24.44%) Telecoms

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Office 365
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Network Security
2 11 (24.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (24.44%) MPLS
2 11 (24.44%) VPLS
3 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.00%) VLAN
4 8 (17.78%) LAN
4 8 (17.78%) WAN
5 5 (11.11%) Internet
5 5 (11.11%) VoIP
6 4 (8.89%) VPN
7 3 (6.67%) DHCP
7 3 (6.67%) DNS
7 3 (6.67%) SSL
8 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.44%) NAS
8 2 (4.44%) OSPF
8 2 (4.44%) SAN
8 2 (4.44%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Aerospace
3 4 (8.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Consultant
3 11 (24.44%) Presales Consultant
3 11 (24.44%) Telecoms Consultant
3 11 (24.44%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (24.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (28.89%) Linux
4 10 (22.22%) Unix
5 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.44%) CentOS
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Service Delivery
2 16 (35.56%) Presales
3 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (26.67%) Service Management
5 11 (24.44%) B2B
5 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (24.44%) ITIL
5 11 (24.44%) ITIL V3
5 11 (24.44%) ITSM
6 7 (15.56%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (15.56%) Proactive Management
6 7 (15.56%) Problem Management
7 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (11.11%) Analytics
8 5 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (11.11%) SIEM
8 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) Degree
3 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) CREST Certified
4 5 (11.11%) GCIA
4 5 (11.11%) GCIH
4 5 (11.11%) GIAC
4 5 (11.11%) GREM
4 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) CISSP
6 3 (6.67%) MCT
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.22%) IASME
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
1 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
2 11 (24.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (11.11%) Snort
4 4 (8.89%) BitLocker
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.44%) vSphere
7 1 (2.22%) Docker
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
2 7 (15.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (8.89%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) McAfee
3 5 (11.11%) ArcSight
3 5 (11.11%) LogRhythm
4 4 (8.89%) Citrix
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) Aruba
6 2 (4.44%) F5
6 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.22%) Sophos
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Veeam