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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 38 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 110 81 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.77% 4.31% 6.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.74% 28.62% 42.60%
Number of salaries quoted 60 71 112
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
270 283 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.17% 15.05% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 173 251 257
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 133 (52.36%) Cisco
2 98 (38.58%) WAN
3 90 (35.43%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (35.04%) Data Centre
5 76 (29.92%) CheckPoint
6 71 (27.95%) LAN
7 69 (27.17%) CCNA
8 68 (26.77%) Presales
9 64 (25.20%) Service Delivery
10 63 (24.80%) Active Directory
11 62 (24.41%) Windows
12 61 (24.02%) SIEM
13 60 (23.62%) HP
14 57 (22.44%) DNS
14 57 (22.44%) VMware
15 56 (22.05%) ITIL
16 55 (21.65%) IBM
17 54 (21.26%) Microsoft
18 53 (20.87%) Continuous Improvement
19 52 (20.47%) Network Security
20 49 (19.29%) Fortinet
21 47 (18.50%) CCNP
22 46 (18.11%) Finance
23 43 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
23 43 (16.93%) Line Management
24 40 (15.75%) Windows Server
24 40 (15.75%) Linux
25 39 (15.35%) VPN
26 38 (14.96%) Citrix
26 38 (14.96%) Vulnerability Management

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 22 (8.66%) IIS
2 21 (8.27%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.36%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.76%) Office 365
3 2 (0.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 98 (38.58%) WAN
2 71 (27.95%) LAN
3 57 (22.44%) DNS
4 52 (20.47%) Network Security
5 39 (15.35%) VPN
6 37 (14.57%) SSL
7 36 (14.17%) OSPF
8 27 (10.63%) VLAN
9 21 (8.27%) DHCP
10 20 (7.87%) SAN
11 19 (7.48%) MPLS
11 19 (7.48%) TCP/IP
12 18 (7.09%) Intrusion Detection
13 17 (6.69%) BGP
13 17 (6.69%) IPv4
13 17 (6.69%) Wireless
14 15 (5.91%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (5.51%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (5.51%) IPsec
16 13 (5.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) ZAP BI
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.79%) Fiddler
General
1 46 (18.11%) Finance
2 31 (12.20%) Publishing
3 21 (8.27%) Retail
4 14 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.97%) Banking
6 3 (1.18%) Marketing
7 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.79%) French Language
7 2 (0.79%) German Language
7 2 (0.79%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (29.13%) Network Engineer
2 38 (14.96%) Consultant
3 33 (12.99%) Technical Specialist
4 31 (12.20%) Analyst
5 29 (11.42%) SIEM Consultant
6 27 (10.63%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (5.91%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (5.51%) Architect
9 13 (5.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.72%) Network Analyst
11 11 (4.33%) Network Specialist
12 10 (3.94%) Security Engineer
13 9 (3.54%) Security Specialist
14 8 (3.15%) Installations Engineer
14 8 (3.15%) IT Analyst
14 8 (3.15%) IT Security Officer
14 8 (3.15%) Network Security Engineer
14 8 (3.15%) Security Officer
14 8 (3.15%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.39%) COM
1 1 (0.39%) OAuth
1 1 (0.39%) OpenID
1 1 (0.39%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.39%) SAML
1 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (35.04%) Data Centre
2 31 (12.20%) CMDB
2 31 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.91%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.36%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.57%) Fintech
7 3 (1.18%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.18%) FMCG
7 3 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (1.18%) NHS
7 3 (1.18%) Replication
7 3 (1.18%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.79%) EPoS
8 2 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.79%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.41%) Windows
2 40 (15.75%) Linux
2 40 (15.75%) Windows Server
3 27 (10.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (6.69%) Unix
6 15 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.76%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.18%) Solaris
9 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.18%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.79%) Android
10 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.77%) Presales
2 64 (25.20%) Service Delivery
3 61 (24.02%) SIEM
4 56 (22.05%) ITIL
5 53 (20.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 43 (16.93%) Line Management
7 38 (14.96%) Vulnerability Management
8 36 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (13.78%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 33 (12.99%) Penetration Testing
11 31 (12.20%) Reverse Engineering
12 29 (11.42%) Malware Analysis
12 29 (11.42%) Software Engineering
13 27 (10.63%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (9.84%) Information Security
14 25 (9.84%) Network Management
15 21 (8.27%) Project Management
16 20 (7.87%) Mentoring
17 19 (7.48%) Risk Management
18 18 (7.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.99%) SQL
2 6 (2.36%) C
3 5 (1.97%) Perl
4 4 (1.57%) Python
5 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.79%) Ruby
7 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 90 (35.43%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (27.17%) CCNA
3 47 (18.50%) CCNP
4 35 (13.78%) Degree
5 31 (12.20%) Security Cleared
6 29 (11.42%) CISSP
7 22 (8.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 22 (8.66%) LPIC
8 21 (8.27%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (7.48%) CEH
10 18 (7.09%) CISM
11 14 (5.51%) MCSE
11 14 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (4.72%) GIAC
12 12 (4.72%) PMI Certification
12 12 (4.72%) PMP
13 8 (3.15%) GCIA
13 8 (3.15%) GCIH
13 8 (3.15%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (3.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.81%) GPG13
2 22 (8.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.94%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.76%) SLA
6 1 (0.39%) ISO27002
System Software
1 63 (24.80%) Active Directory
2 43 (16.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.66%) Firmware
4 18 (7.09%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.33%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (4.33%) vSphere
6 9 (3.54%) Terminal Services
7 8 (3.15%) XenApp
8 6 (2.36%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.18%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 32 (12.60%) QRadar
2 25 (9.84%) Backup Exec
3 23 (9.06%) SCCM
4 22 (8.66%) NetBackup
4 22 (8.66%) SCOM
5 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.79%) Nessus
6 2 (0.79%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.39%) Control-M
7 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 133 (52.36%) Cisco
2 76 (29.92%) CheckPoint
3 60 (23.62%) HP
4 57 (22.44%) VMware
5 55 (21.65%) IBM
6 54 (21.26%) Microsoft
7 49 (19.29%) Fortinet
8 38 (14.96%) Citrix
9 35 (13.78%) Juniper
10 29 (11.42%) Red Hat
11 28 (11.02%) F5
12 20 (7.87%) Brocade
13 19 (7.48%) Huawei
14 17 (6.69%) SonicWALL
15 14 (5.51%) Palo Alto
16 13 (5.12%) NetApp
17 11 (4.33%) Dell
17 11 (4.33%) LogRhythm
18 9 (3.54%) Meraki
19 6 (2.36%) Aruba
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £38k - £40k + Company Car + Be
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Capita
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Standard Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago