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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 169 161 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.51% 7.39% 5.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.57% 41.71% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 157 137 104
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
397 386 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.99% 17.72% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 364 306 316
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 1 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 186 (65.26%) Cisco
2 124 (43.51%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (38.95%) CheckPoint
4 86 (30.18%) Windows
5 81 (28.42%) CCNP
6 71 (24.91%) CCNA
7 69 (24.21%) BGP
8 67 (23.51%) VMware
9 66 (23.16%) Active Directory
10 61 (21.40%) OSPF
11 60 (21.05%) MS Exchange
11 60 (21.05%) VPN
12 58 (20.35%) Finance
13 56 (19.65%) Microsoft
13 56 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 53 (18.60%) TCP/IP
15 51 (17.89%) Juniper
16 48 (16.84%) Hyper-V
17 47 (16.49%) LAN
17 47 (16.49%) WAN
18 44 (15.44%) F5
19 43 (15.09%) SAN
20 42 (14.74%) HP
21 41 (14.39%) Linux
21 41 (14.39%) Network Security
22 40 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
23 39 (13.68%) SonicWALL
24 36 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
25 35 (12.28%) Cisco Nexus
25 35 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 60 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 35 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 30 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.40%) Apache
6 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.05%) IIS
7 2 (0.70%) Zimbra
8 1 (0.35%) Lync
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.81%) MS Office
3 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.46%) Office 365
2 3 (1.05%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.35%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (24.21%) BGP
2 61 (21.40%) OSPF
3 60 (21.05%) VPN
4 53 (18.60%) TCP/IP
5 47 (16.49%) LAN
5 47 (16.49%) WAN
6 43 (15.09%) SAN
7 41 (14.39%) Network Security
8 35 (12.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (11.93%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (11.58%) VoIP
11 32 (11.23%) DNS
11 32 (11.23%) IPsec
12 31 (10.88%) Cisco IOS
13 30 (10.53%) VLAN
14 29 (10.18%) Spanning Tree
15 22 (7.72%) EIGRP
16 20 (7.02%) Internet
16 20 (7.02%) MPLS
17 19 (6.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.35%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (20.35%) Finance
2 24 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.56%) Banking
4 10 (3.51%) Marketing
5 7 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.40%) Automotive
6 4 (1.40%) Swedish Language
7 3 (1.05%) Electronics
7 3 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.70%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Finnish Language
9 1 (0.35%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 94 (32.98%) Network Engineer
2 33 (11.58%) Analyst
3 32 (11.23%) Consultant
4 30 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 26 (9.12%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.37%) Network Consultant
6 21 (7.37%) Network Analyst
7 14 (4.91%) Support Engineer
7 14 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (4.91%) Administrator
8 13 (4.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 13 (4.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (4.56%) Cisco Consultant
8 13 (4.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 11 (3.86%) Network Architect
9 11 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (3.86%) Technical Support
9 11 (3.86%) Architect
9 11 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.86%) CSS
2 3 (1.05%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.35%) VXML
3 1 (0.35%) jQuery
3 1 (0.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
3 14 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.16%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.16%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.11%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.75%) Replication
8 4 (1.40%) CCTV
9 3 (1.05%) Clustering
9 3 (1.05%) iPhone
9 3 (1.05%) BYOD
9 3 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.70%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.70%) SecurID
10 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.70%) Handset
11 1 (0.35%) DTV
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 86 (30.18%) Windows
2 56 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (14.39%) Linux
4 36 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (11.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (9.47%) UNIX
7 17 (5.96%) Solaris
7 17 (5.96%) Windows 8
8 15 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.16%) Windows 2000
10 8 (2.81%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.11%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.11%) Android
12 5 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.70%) BlackBerry OS
14 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.28%) ITIL
2 26 (9.12%) Change Control
3 24 (8.42%) Load Balancing
3 24 (8.42%) Project Management
4 19 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 18 (6.32%) Network Design
5 18 (6.32%) Mentoring
6 15 (5.26%) SIEM
7 14 (4.91%) Network Management
8 12 (4.21%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (4.21%) Service Delivery
8 12 (4.21%) GAP Analysis
8 12 (4.21%) Workflow
9 11 (3.86%) Coaching
10 9 (3.16%) Information Security
11 8 (2.81%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.81%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.81%) Change Management
12 7 (2.46%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.46%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.37%) SQL
2 12 (4.21%) Perl
3 9 (3.16%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.75%) Tcl
5 4 (1.40%) PHP
6 3 (1.05%) C
7 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.35%) VB
8 1 (0.35%) VBA
8 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 124 (43.51%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (28.42%) CCNP
3 71 (24.91%) CCNA
4 32 (11.23%) CCIE
5 19 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (5.61%) CCSA
7 12 (4.21%) SC Cleared
7 12 (4.21%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.21%) MCSE
8 11 (3.86%) CCSE
9 10 (3.51%) Degree
9 10 (3.51%) MCSA
10 9 (3.16%) CISSP
11 8 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (2.11%) MCP
12 6 (2.11%) SSCP
12 6 (2.11%) CEH
13 5 (1.75%) GIAC
13 5 (1.75%) GCFA
13 5 (1.75%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.28%) SLA
2 15 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (23.16%) Active Directory
2 48 (16.84%) Hyper-V
3 40 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (8.42%) XenApp
5 22 (7.72%) vSphere
6 21 (7.37%) Forefront TMG
7 14 (4.91%) Terminal Services
8 9 (3.16%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.81%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.70%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.35%) Samba
12 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (4.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (3.16%) SELinux
3 7 (2.46%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.35%) WSUS
5 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 186 (65.26%) Cisco
2 111 (38.95%) CheckPoint
3 67 (23.51%) VMware
4 56 (19.65%) Microsoft
5 51 (17.89%) Juniper
6 44 (15.44%) F5
7 42 (14.74%) HP
8 39 (13.68%) SonicWALL
9 32 (11.23%) Citrix
10 29 (10.18%) NetApp
11 25 (8.77%) McAfee
12 24 (8.42%) Dell
13 13 (4.56%) Symantec
14 12 (4.21%) Kaspersky
15 11 (3.86%) Sophos
16 10 (3.51%) Veeam
16 10 (3.51%) Avaya
17 9 (3.16%) AVG
18 7 (2.46%) Verint
18 7 (2.46%) Nokia
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TCNS
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Law Society
Salary: From £35,373 to £41,616 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago