The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 30 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 168 134 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.28% 6.73% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.48% 39.64% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 158 120 72
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
415 338 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.46% 16.98% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 380 281 284
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 178 (66.42%) Cisco
2 118 (44.03%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (39.18%) CheckPoint
4 82 (30.60%) Windows
5 78 (29.10%) CCNP
6 70 (26.12%) CCNA
7 67 (25.00%) BGP
8 66 (24.63%) VMware
9 65 (24.25%) OSPF
10 58 (21.64%) Active Directory
11 57 (21.27%) Microsoft
12 54 (20.15%) TCP/IP
13 53 (19.78%) Finance
14 52 (19.40%) VPN
15 50 (18.66%) MS Exchange
16 48 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
17 47 (17.54%) WAN
18 46 (17.16%) F5
19 44 (16.42%) LAN
20 43 (16.04%) Linux
21 42 (15.67%) Juniper
22 41 (15.30%) Hyper-V
23 40 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
23 40 (14.93%) HP
24 39 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
25 38 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
26 37 (13.81%) Data Centre
26 37 (13.81%) Network Security
27 36 (13.43%) SAN
27 36 (13.43%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (18.66%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (3.73%) Apache
5 9 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.49%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.12%) IIS
9 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.36%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.24%) Office 365
2 3 (1.12%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (25.00%) BGP
2 65 (24.25%) OSPF
3 54 (20.15%) TCP/IP
4 52 (19.40%) VPN
5 47 (17.54%) WAN
6 44 (16.42%) LAN
7 39 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
8 38 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 37 (13.81%) Network Security
10 36 (13.43%) SAN
11 34 (12.69%) DNS
12 28 (10.45%) IPsec
13 27 (10.07%) VLAN
13 27 (10.07%) Spanning Tree
14 25 (9.33%) VoIP
15 24 (8.96%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (7.84%) MPLS
17 19 (7.09%) EIGRP
18 17 (6.34%) IPv4
19 16 (5.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (19.78%) Finance
2 25 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.85%) Banking
4 10 (3.73%) Marketing
5 7 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.49%) Automotive
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
7 3 (1.12%) Advertising
7 3 (1.12%) Swedish Language
8 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Finnish Language
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.37%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 85 (31.72%) Network Engineer
2 32 (11.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (11.57%) Consultant
4 30 (11.19%) Analyst
5 25 (9.33%) Project Manager
6 23 (8.58%) Network Consultant
7 22 (8.21%) Network Analyst
8 16 (5.97%) Architect
9 14 (5.22%) Administrator
10 13 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (4.85%) Network Architect
11 12 (4.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) Cisco Consultant
11 12 (4.48%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 11 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.73%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.36%) Senior Consultant
14 9 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
15 8 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.60%) CSS
2 3 (1.12%) MSMQ
3 2 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) VXML
4 1 (0.37%) jQuery
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.81%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.60%) HP StoreVirtual
2 15 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.61%) Thin Client
3 7 (2.61%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.61%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.24%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.87%) Clustering
6 4 (1.49%) CCTV
6 4 (1.49%) iPhone
7 3 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.12%) Replication
8 2 (0.75%) SecurID
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.75%) Handset
8 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.75%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.75%) BYOD
8 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 82 (30.60%) Windows
2 48 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (16.04%) Linux
4 32 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (11.19%) UNIX
6 27 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (6.34%) Solaris
8 14 (5.22%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.48%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.36%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.87%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.87%) Android
11 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.49%) CentOS
13 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.75%) AIX
14 2 (0.75%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.43%) ITIL
2 26 (9.70%) Load Balancing
2 26 (9.70%) Change Control
3 23 (8.58%) Project Management
4 19 (7.09%) PRINCE2
4 19 (7.09%) Network Design
5 13 (4.85%) SIEM
5 13 (4.85%) Mentoring
6 12 (4.48%) Workflow
7 11 (4.10%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.10%) Configuration Management
7 11 (4.10%) Network Management
8 10 (3.73%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (3.73%) Incident Management
8 10 (3.73%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (2.99%) Change Management
9 8 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (2.99%) Information Security
9 8 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (2.61%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.96%) SQL
2 18 (6.72%) Perl
3 10 (3.73%) PHP
4 8 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.87%) Tcl
6 4 (1.49%) Java
7 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.37%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 118 (44.03%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (29.10%) CCNP
3 70 (26.12%) CCNA
4 29 (10.82%) CCIE
5 19 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (5.60%) MCSE
7 13 (4.85%) CCSA
8 12 (4.48%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.48%) Security Cleared
9 11 (4.10%) Degree
9 11 (4.10%) CCSE
9 11 (4.10%) MCSA
10 9 (3.36%) CISSP
11 8 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (2.24%) SSCP
12 6 (2.24%) CISA
12 6 (2.24%) CEH
13 5 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.87%) GIAC
13 5 (1.87%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.45%) SLA
2 13 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (21.64%) Active Directory
2 41 (15.30%) Hyper-V
3 40 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (7.84%) vSphere
5 20 (7.46%) XenApp
6 17 (6.34%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (4.10%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.73%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.61%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.75%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.75%) Snort
10 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (2.99%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.61%) SELinux
4 5 (1.87%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.75%) Opsview
5 2 (0.75%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 178 (66.42%) Cisco
2 105 (39.18%) CheckPoint
3 66 (24.63%) VMware
4 57 (21.27%) Microsoft
5 46 (17.16%) F5
6 42 (15.67%) Juniper
7 40 (14.93%) HP
8 32 (11.94%) Citrix
9 30 (11.19%) SonicWALL
10 25 (9.33%) NetApp
11 22 (8.21%) Dell
12 18 (6.72%) McAfee
13 11 (4.10%) Symantec
14 9 (3.36%) Sophos
14 9 (3.36%) Avaya
14 9 (3.36%) Kaspersky
14 9 (3.36%) AVG
15 8 (2.99%) Veeam
16 7 (2.61%) Riverbed
17 6 (2.24%) Mitel
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