The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 31 49 26
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 116 81 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.98% 4.03% 6.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.54% 25.63% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 106 71 103
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
309 316 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.92% 15.71% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 257 284 300
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 125 (65.45%) Cisco
2 77 (40.31%) Windows
3 68 (35.60%) CheckPoint
4 56 (29.32%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (29.32%) VMware
5 50 (26.18%) WAN
6 47 (24.61%) Finance
7 46 (24.08%) Active Directory
8 45 (23.56%) LAN
9 44 (23.04%) MPLS
10 43 (22.51%) TCP/IP
11 42 (21.99%) Juniper
12 41 (21.47%) Microsoft
13 40 (20.94%) CCNA
14 39 (20.42%) HP
15 37 (19.37%) CCNP
16 35 (18.32%) VPN
16 35 (18.32%) MS Exchange
16 35 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 34 (17.80%) Linux
18 33 (17.28%) SAN
19 32 (16.75%) ITIL
20 30 (15.71%) Network Security
21 29 (15.18%) Network Management
22 28 (14.66%) Security Cleared
23 27 (14.14%) OSPF
24 26 (13.61%) DNS
25 23 (12.04%) Performance Monitoring
26 22 (11.52%) Disaster Recovery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 35 (18.32%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (4.19%) Apache
5 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.62%) IIS
8 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) Lync
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (8.38%) MS Office
2 13 (6.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.66%) Office 365
2 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (26.18%) WAN
2 45 (23.56%) LAN
3 44 (23.04%) MPLS
4 43 (22.51%) TCP/IP
5 35 (18.32%) VPN
6 33 (17.28%) SAN
7 30 (15.71%) Network Security
8 27 (14.14%) OSPF
9 26 (13.61%) DNS
10 19 (9.95%) IPsec
11 18 (9.42%) Wireless
12 17 (8.90%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (7.33%) DHCP
13 14 (7.33%) Ethernet
13 14 (7.33%) BGP
14 11 (5.76%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (5.24%) IP Telephony
15 10 (5.24%) HTTP
15 10 (5.24%) Internet
16 9 (4.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.62%) JIRA
General
1 47 (24.61%) Finance
2 16 (8.38%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.24%) Legal
4 6 (3.14%) Banking
5 4 (2.09%) Back Office
6 3 (1.57%) Retail
7 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (28.27%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.14%) Architect
3 20 (10.47%) Analyst
3 20 (10.47%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (9.95%) Consultant
5 18 (9.42%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (9.42%) Network Architect
6 16 (8.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.33%) Security Specialist
7 14 (7.33%) Security Engineer
8 13 (6.81%) Support Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Network Analyst
10 9 (4.71%) Operations Manager
10 9 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.19%) Information Security Specialist
11 8 (4.19%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (4.19%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 8 (4.19%) Information Specialist
12 7 (3.66%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.09%) CSS
2 3 (1.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) Middleware
3 1 (0.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) Replication
2 7 (3.66%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.66%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.66%) Clustering
3 6 (3.14%) Open Source
4 3 (1.57%) iPhone
4 3 (1.57%) NHS
5 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.05%) Handset
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) SecurID
6 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 77 (40.31%) Windows
2 35 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (17.80%) Linux
4 21 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (9.42%) UNIX
6 14 (7.33%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.24%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.66%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.09%) Solaris
11 3 (1.57%) Android
12 2 (1.05%) AIX
12 2 (1.05%) HPUX
12 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.52%) Debian
13 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.75%) ITIL
2 29 (15.18%) Network Management
3 23 (12.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 22 (11.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (11.52%) Network Design
5 15 (7.85%) Information Security
6 13 (6.81%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.28%) Project Management
8 10 (5.24%) SIEM
8 10 (5.24%) Business Continuity
9 9 (4.71%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.19%) Time Management
10 8 (4.19%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.66%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.62%) Waterfall
12 5 (2.62%) DevOps
12 5 (2.62%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (2.62%) Migration
12 5 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.76%) SQL
2 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
3 8 (4.19%) Java
4 7 (3.66%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.05%) C
7 2 (1.05%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (29.32%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (20.94%) CCNA
3 37 (19.37%) CCNP
4 28 (14.66%) Security Cleared
5 22 (11.52%) SC Cleared
6 19 (9.95%) CISSP
7 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (6.28%) MCSE
9 11 (5.76%) CISM
10 10 (5.24%) CCSE
11 9 (4.71%) CCIE
11 9 (4.71%) MCITP
12 6 (3.14%) CCSA
12 6 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.62%) MCP
14 4 (2.09%) CEH
14 4 (2.09%) CCSP
14 4 (2.09%) CCIP
15 3 (1.57%) CISA
15 3 (1.57%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.05%) GPG13
System Software
1 46 (24.08%) Active Directory
2 35 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.85%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.33%) XenDesktop
5 11 (5.76%) vSphere
6 10 (5.24%) XenApp
6 10 (5.24%) XenServer
7 9 (4.71%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.62%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.57%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.05%) Squid
11 2 (1.05%) Snort
11 2 (1.05%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (5.24%) FortiGate
2 9 (4.71%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.62%) Puppet
4 5 (2.62%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.62%) WSUS
5 4 (2.09%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.57%) Netcool
7 2 (1.05%) SCCM
7 2 (1.05%) SCOM
7 2 (1.05%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.05%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.05%) SCSM
Vendors
1 125 (65.45%) Cisco
2 68 (35.60%) CheckPoint
3 56 (29.32%) VMware
4 42 (21.99%) Juniper
5 41 (21.47%) Microsoft
6 39 (20.42%) HP
7 18 (9.42%) Citrix
7 18 (9.42%) F5
8 15 (7.85%) McAfee
8 15 (7.85%) NetApp
9 12 (6.28%) Symantec
10 9 (4.71%) SonicWALL
11 8 (4.19%) Sourcefire
11 8 (4.19%) Cyber-Ark
12 5 (2.62%) Splunk
13 4 (2.09%) WatchGuard
13 4 (2.09%) Kaspersky
14 3 (1.57%) Tufin
14 3 (1.57%) LogRhythm
14 3 (1.57%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £53000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon (commutable from Birmingham)
Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago