The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 155 124 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.25% 6.68% 7.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.17% 38.15% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 85 112 159
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Firewall
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
417 325 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.81% 17.51% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 270 284 334
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £27,000 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Firewall
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Birmingham

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 138 (47.26%) Cisco
2 106 (36.30%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (34.25%) WAN
4 93 (31.85%) Windows
5 88 (30.14%) Microsoft
6 80 (27.40%) Data Centre
7 77 (26.37%) CCNA
8 75 (25.68%) Active Directory
9 70 (23.97%) VMware
10 68 (23.29%) LAN
11 64 (21.92%) Juniper
12 59 (20.21%) CCNP
13 58 (19.86%) VPN
14 57 (19.52%) Finance
14 57 (19.52%) Presales
15 56 (19.18%) Network Security
15 56 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 54 (18.49%) Windows Server
16 54 (18.49%) DNS
17 52 (17.81%) ITIL
17 52 (17.81%) CheckPoint
18 51 (17.47%) Wireless
19 49 (16.78%) Citrix
20 45 (15.41%) Degree
21 42 (14.38%) Service Delivery
22 40 (13.70%) HP
23 39 (13.36%) Security Cleared
23 39 (13.36%) SIEM
24 38 (13.01%) Line Management
25 37 (12.67%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 36 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.90%) IIS
3 20 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.77%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.71%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.03%) SAS
10 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.14%) MS Office
3 9 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.45%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.34%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.08%) Office 365
4 4 (1.37%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.03%) PaaS
5 3 (1.03%) SaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (34.25%) WAN
2 68 (23.29%) LAN
3 58 (19.86%) VPN
4 56 (19.18%) Network Security
5 54 (18.49%) DNS
6 51 (17.47%) Wireless
7 37 (12.67%) MPLS
7 37 (12.67%) SSL
8 36 (12.33%) DHCP
9 35 (11.99%) OSPF
10 30 (10.27%) VLAN
11 28 (9.59%) BGP
12 27 (9.25%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (8.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (8.22%) SAN
14 24 (8.22%) TCP/IP
15 22 (7.53%) EIGRP
16 21 (7.19%) VoIP
17 18 (6.16%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (5.48%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
General
1 57 (19.52%) Finance
2 35 (11.99%) Retail
3 31 (10.62%) Publishing
4 12 (4.11%) Law
5 10 (3.42%) French Language
5 10 (3.42%) German Language
6 9 (3.08%) Banking
7 8 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.71%) Legal
9 5 (1.71%) Swedish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (19.52%) Network Engineer
2 54 (18.49%) Analyst
3 37 (12.67%) Technical Specialist
4 31 (10.62%) IT Support
5 29 (9.93%) Network Analyst
6 28 (9.59%) Consultant
7 27 (9.25%) Network Support
8 20 (6.85%) Support Analyst
8 20 (6.85%) Support Engineer
9 19 (6.51%) Network Support Analyst
10 17 (5.82%) IT Manager
11 16 (5.48%) Cisco Analyst
11 16 (5.48%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 15 (5.14%) Cisco Engineer
12 15 (5.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 15 (5.14%) Technical Support
13 14 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (4.79%) Architect
13 14 (4.79%) Cisco Support
13 14 (4.79%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.71%) WAP
2 2 (0.68%) .NET
2 2 (0.68%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.68%) RESTful
2 2 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.34%) COM
3 1 (0.34%) JSON
3 1 (0.34%) SOAP
3 1 (0.34%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (27.40%) Data Centre
2 31 (10.62%) CMDB
2 31 (10.62%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.51%) Mobile Computing
4 18 (6.16%) Blackberry
5 11 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.77%) PKI
6 8 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.05%) Replication
8 6 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.03%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.68%) Clustering
10 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) EPoS
11 1 (0.34%) Handset
11 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 93 (31.85%) Windows
2 54 (18.49%) Windows Server
3 33 (11.30%) Linux
4 29 (9.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (7.53%) Windows 8
6 21 (7.19%) Android
6 21 (7.19%) Apple iOS
7 19 (6.51%) Windows Mobile
7 19 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (5.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 14 (4.79%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.77%) Unix
12 7 (2.40%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.37%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.34%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.52%) Presales
2 52 (17.81%) ITIL
3 42 (14.38%) Service Delivery
4 39 (13.36%) SIEM
5 38 (13.01%) Line Management
6 34 (11.64%) Project Management
7 33 (11.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
8 28 (9.59%) Information Security
9 22 (7.53%) Risk Management
10 21 (7.19%) PRINCE2
10 21 (7.19%) Service Management
11 19 (6.51%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 18 (6.16%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (6.16%) Security Operations
13 17 (5.82%) Mobile Device Management
13 17 (5.82%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (4.79%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.67%) SQL
2 5 (1.71%) C
3 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.68%) Perl
3 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.68%) Python
4 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 106 (36.30%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (26.37%) CCNA
3 59 (20.21%) CCNP
4 45 (15.41%) Degree
5 39 (13.36%) Security Cleared
6 27 (9.25%) CISSP
7 22 (7.53%) SC Cleared
8 17 (5.82%) CISM
8 17 (5.82%) LPIC
8 17 (5.82%) PMP
9 16 (5.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (4.79%) MCSE
10 14 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (4.79%) PMI Certification
11 12 (4.11%) CCIE
12 11 (3.77%) MCSA
13 9 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (2.05%) MCP
15 3 (1.03%) CEH
15 3 (1.03%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (6.51%) PCI DSS
3 16 (5.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (4.45%) SLA
5 11 (3.77%) GPG13
6 10 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.37%) COBIT
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (25.68%) Active Directory
2 56 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.90%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.85%) vSphere
5 17 (5.82%) Firmware
6 16 (5.48%) XenApp
7 10 (3.42%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.37%) XenServer
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.34%) Snort
11 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (8.22%) SCCM
2 22 (7.53%) Backup Exec
3 18 (6.16%) NetBackup
4 17 (5.82%) SCOM
5 11 (3.77%) QRadar
6 10 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.71%) Nessus
9 4 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.34%) Cacti
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.34%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 138 (47.26%) Cisco
2 88 (30.14%) Microsoft
3 70 (23.97%) VMware
4 64 (21.92%) Juniper
5 52 (17.81%) CheckPoint
6 49 (16.78%) Citrix
7 40 (13.70%) HP
8 37 (12.67%) F5
9 28 (9.59%) IBM
10 26 (8.90%) Fortinet
11 21 (7.19%) Brocade
11 21 (7.19%) Palo Alto
11 21 (7.19%) SolarWinds
12 18 (6.16%) Red Hat
13 16 (5.48%) Intel Security
13 16 (5.48%) SonicWALL
14 12 (4.11%) Huawei
15 11 (3.77%) NetApp
15 11 (3.77%) Riverbed
16 10 (3.42%) Veeam
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + £5k on call allowance
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
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Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
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Salary: £65,000
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