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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 38 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 99 81 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.46% 4.49% 5.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.02% 29.89% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 84 75 74
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £57,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
291 271 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.05% 15.01% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 237 241 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 141 (65.58%) Cisco
2 91 (42.33%) Windows
3 87 (40.47%) VMware
4 79 (36.74%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (35.35%) Microsoft
6 67 (31.16%) CheckPoint
7 61 (28.37%) Active Directory
8 60 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 57 (26.51%) MS Exchange
10 56 (26.05%) CCNA
11 51 (23.72%) WAN
12 47 (21.86%) Hyper-V
13 46 (21.40%) Cisco ASA
14 45 (20.93%) Juniper
15 44 (20.47%) VPN
15 44 (20.47%) LAN
16 41 (19.07%) SQL Server
16 41 (19.07%) CCNP
17 39 (18.14%) SQL
17 39 (18.14%) Finance
17 39 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
18 38 (17.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 38 (17.67%) Linux
19 37 (17.21%) SAN
20 34 (15.81%) ITIL
21 31 (14.42%) OSPF
22 30 (13.95%) F5
23 29 (13.49%) Security Cleared
24 28 (13.02%) BGP
24 28 (13.02%) VLAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (26.51%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.05%) Tomcat
6 11 (5.12%) Apache
7 7 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.33%) IIS
9 4 (1.86%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.79%) MS Office
3 4 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (23.72%) WAN
2 46 (21.40%) Cisco ASA
3 44 (20.47%) LAN
3 44 (20.47%) VPN
4 37 (17.21%) SAN
5 31 (14.42%) OSPF
6 28 (13.02%) BGP
6 28 (13.02%) VLAN
7 26 (12.09%) MPLS
8 25 (11.63%) TCP/IP
8 25 (11.63%) DNS
9 22 (10.23%) VoIP
9 22 (10.23%) Wireless
10 21 (9.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (9.30%) IPsec
11 20 (9.30%) Network Security
11 20 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (6.05%) Wireshark
13 11 (5.12%) FWSM
13 11 (5.12%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.33%) RequisitePro
General
1 39 (18.14%) Finance
2 24 (11.16%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (26.05%) Network Engineer
2 35 (16.28%) Analyst
3 23 (10.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (9.77%) Architect
4 21 (9.77%) Consultant
5 18 (8.37%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.37%) Network Analyst
6 17 (7.91%) Network Consultant
7 13 (6.05%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.58%) Network Architect
9 11 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
10 10 (4.65%) Support Technician
11 9 (4.19%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.19%) Security Consultant
12 8 (3.72%) Field Engineer
12 8 (3.72%) Network Security Consultant
13 7 (3.26%) Senior Architect
13 7 (3.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.72%) CSS
2 5 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.44%) Clustering
1 16 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.33%) Handset
3 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.40%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.40%) Fat Client
4 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.47%) Life Science
5 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.47%) DTV
5 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.47%) iPhone
5 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 91 (42.33%) Windows
2 39 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (17.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (17.67%) Linux
4 19 (8.84%) UNIX
5 18 (8.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (6.05%) CentOS
7 8 (3.72%) Windows 2000
7 8 (3.72%) Solaris
8 6 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.79%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.33%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.47%) Android
11 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.81%) ITIL
2 20 (9.30%) Network Design
3 17 (7.91%) Load Balancing
4 16 (7.44%) Change Control
5 14 (6.51%) Service Delivery
6 11 (5.12%) Configuration Management
6 11 (5.12%) High Availability
7 9 (4.19%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (4.19%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (3.72%) Information Security
8 8 (3.72%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.26%) Network Management
9 7 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (2.79%) Migration
10 6 (2.79%) SIEM
11 5 (2.33%) Database Mirroring
11 5 (2.33%) Project Management
11 5 (2.33%) Scrum
11 5 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.14%) SQL
2 18 (8.37%) Perl
3 10 (4.65%) PHP
4 8 (3.72%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.86%) Tcl
5 4 (1.86%) Java
6 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (36.74%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (26.05%) CCNA
3 41 (19.07%) CCNP
4 29 (13.49%) Security Cleared
5 27 (12.56%) SC Cleared
6 19 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (7.91%) MCSE
8 12 (5.58%) MCSA
8 12 (5.58%) CCSE
9 10 (4.65%) CCSA
10 9 (4.19%) JNCIA
11 8 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (3.72%) CISSP
12 5 (2.33%) GCFA
12 5 (2.33%) SSCP
12 5 (2.33%) CISA
12 5 (2.33%) GIAC
12 5 (2.33%) CEH
12 5 (2.33%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.86%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.56%) SLA
2 12 (5.58%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (28.37%) Active Directory
2 60 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (21.86%) Hyper-V
4 25 (11.63%) vSphere
5 16 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (5.58%) VMware ESX
7 11 (5.12%) XenApp
8 7 (3.26%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.86%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.93%) Snort
12 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (3.72%) Nagios
2 7 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.93%) Opsview
4 2 (0.93%) WSUS
5 1 (0.47%) Cacti
5 1 (0.47%) Foglight
5 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 141 (65.58%) Cisco
2 87 (40.47%) VMware
3 76 (35.35%) Microsoft
4 67 (31.16%) CheckPoint
5 45 (20.93%) Juniper
6 30 (13.95%) F5
7 24 (11.16%) Citrix
7 24 (11.16%) HP
8 22 (10.23%) NetApp
9 15 (6.98%) SonicWALL
10 11 (5.12%) Blue Coat
11 10 (4.65%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.19%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.72%) Dell
14 7 (3.26%) Mitel
14 7 (3.26%) Symantec
15 6 (2.79%) Sophos
15 6 (2.79%) WatchGuard
15 6 (2.79%) Kaspersky
15 6 (2.79%) Avaya
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