Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 40 28
Rank change year-on-year -12 -12 +39
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.53% 6.86% 7.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.09% 29.85% 49.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 44
Worcestershire median annual salary £30,591 £44,454 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.19% -0.10% +25.35%
10th Percentile £20,800 £25,750 £31,625
90th Percentile £52,625 £57,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -11.11%

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 109 134 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 25.06% 22.98% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 79 122 85
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% +13.97%
10th Percentile £22,700 £25,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,895 £57,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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
Worcester -12 7 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bromsgrove +13 2 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Redditch +5 1 £23,500 -57.27%
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
3 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) MCSA
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN

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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) Strategic Management
3 2 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Presales
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) ConnectWise
4 2 (18.18%) Fujitsu
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Kaseya
4 2 (18.18%) WatchGuard
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba
5 1 (9.09%) Canon
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam