Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 29 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 +50
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.98% 7.89% 8.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.31% 31.45% 47.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 41
Worcestershire median annual salary £46,000 £33,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.39% -22.35% +19.72%
10th Percentile £36,783 £24,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.06% -1.25% -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 122 124 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 28.05% 25.10% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 95 107 77
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,650 £23,400 £22,300
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,700 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +7.79% -0.65% +1.97%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -10 15 £46,000 +73.58%
Malvern +2 6 - - 2
Redditch - 6 £45,000 - 1
Firewall
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) Presales
4 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (34.62%) Service Delivery
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) LAN
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL
6 7 (26.92%) WAN
6 7 (26.92%) Internet
6 7 (26.92%) MPLS
6 7 (26.92%) Service Management
6 7 (26.92%) ITSM
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
6 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (26.92%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (23.08%) Network Security
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) B2B
8 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
8 5 (19.23%) VPN
8 5 (19.23%) Unix
8 5 (19.23%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 5 (19.23%) GCIA
8 5 (19.23%) GCIH
8 5 (19.23%) 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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) MPLS
2 7 (26.92%) WAN
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security
4 5 (19.23%) VLAN
4 5 (19.23%) VPLS
4 5 (19.23%) VPN
5 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (15.38%) OSPF
5 4 (15.38%) WLAN
6 2 (7.69%) BGP
6 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 2 (7.69%) IPsec
6 2 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (7.69%) SSL
6 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Presales Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) SOC Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) Unix
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Presales
2 9 (34.62%) Service Delivery
3 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) ITSM
3 7 (26.92%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 5 (19.23%) Analytics
4 5 (19.23%) B2B
4 5 (19.23%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (19.23%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (19.23%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (19.23%) SIEM
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) CREST Certified
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) GCIA
2 5 (19.23%) GCIH
2 5 (19.23%) GIAC
2 5 (19.23%) GREM
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.85%) IASME
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
1 5 (19.23%) Snort
2 4 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) ArcSight
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
2 5 (19.23%) LogRhythm
3 4 (15.38%) McAfee
4 3 (11.54%) Aruba
4 3 (11.54%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) VMware