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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 38 21 41
Rank change year-on-year -17 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 30 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.23% 9.09% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.95% 48.39% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 1
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +46.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 76 62 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 21.53% 18.79% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75 55 36
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.58% +41.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -6 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bromsgrove 0 6 £37,500 +56.25%
Malvern +8 5 £50,000 - 1
Redditch -22 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 40 (72.73%) Cisco
2 34 (61.82%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (47.27%) WAN
4 22 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (38.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (38.18%) CCNA
6 19 (34.55%) LAN
6 19 (34.55%) Presales
7 18 (32.73%) CCNP
8 16 (29.09%) Project Management
8 16 (29.09%) CCIE
8 16 (29.09%) VPN
8 16 (29.09%) DNS
9 15 (27.27%) VoIP
10 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
11 13 (23.64%) Load Balancing
11 13 (23.64%) F5
12 12 (21.82%) Network Security
12 12 (21.82%) Internet
13 11 (20.00%) DHCP
13 11 (20.00%) SIEM
13 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 10 (18.18%) DMVPN
14 10 (18.18%) Regulatory Compliance
14 10 (18.18%) High Availability
14 10 (18.18%) PKI
14 10 (18.18%) EIGRP
14 10 (18.18%) RIP
14 10 (18.18%) SNMP
14 10 (18.18%) Intranet

Firewall
Top Related 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (47.27%) WAN
2 22 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (38.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (34.55%) LAN
5 16 (29.09%) DNS
5 16 (29.09%) VPN
6 15 (27.27%) VoIP
7 12 (21.82%) Internet
7 12 (21.82%) Network Security
8 11 (20.00%) DHCP
9 10 (18.18%) DMVPN
9 10 (18.18%) EIGRP
9 10 (18.18%) Intranet
9 10 (18.18%) RIP
9 10 (18.18%) SNMP
10 9 (16.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
12 6 (10.91%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (9.09%) HTTP
13 5 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.09%) Law
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) SOC Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Presales Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.45%) IT Technical Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Presales Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Presales Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.82%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 10 (18.18%) PKI
3 5 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Presales
2 16 (29.09%) Project Management
3 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
4 13 (23.64%) Load Balancing
5 11 (20.00%) SIEM
6 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (18.18%) High Availability
6 10 (18.18%) Regulatory Compliance
7 8 (14.55%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture
8 6 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (10.91%) Protective Monitoring
8 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (9.09%) Open Source
9 5 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.27%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (7.27%) Information Assurance
10 4 (7.27%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (7.27%) Pattern Matching
10 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) C#
2 1 (1.82%) C++
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (61.82%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (38.18%) CCNA
3 18 (32.73%) CCNP
4 16 (29.09%) CCIE
5 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
5 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) MCSA
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.45%) CISSP
7 3 (5.45%) MCITP
7 3 (5.45%) MCSE
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.64%) CISM
8 2 (3.64%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.64%) GCIA
8 2 (3.64%) GCIH
8 2 (3.64%) GIAC
8 2 (3.64%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (9.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (7.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Cisco
2 13 (23.64%) F5
3 6 (10.91%) VMware
4 5 (9.09%) Citrix
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) Fortinet
5 4 (7.27%) HP
5 4 (7.27%) Veeam
6 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.64%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
7 1 (1.82%) Meraki
7 1 (1.82%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago