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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 52 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 80 108 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.92% 6.07% 5.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.14% 38.57% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 67 104 67
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
306 280 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.99% 15.75% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 263 256 262
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (56.41%) Cisco
2 74 (37.95%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (33.33%) Windows
4 62 (31.79%) WAN
5 61 (31.28%) VMware
6 60 (30.77%) LAN
7 54 (27.69%) CCNP
8 53 (27.18%) Microsoft
9 51 (26.15%) Windows Server
10 50 (25.64%) CCNA
11 49 (25.13%) Active Directory
12 43 (22.05%) VPN
13 37 (18.97%) Linux
14 36 (18.46%) Network Security
15 35 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (17.95%) Juniper
16 31 (15.90%) CheckPoint
16 31 (15.90%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (15.38%) Hyper-V
18 28 (14.36%) Windows Server 2012
18 28 (14.36%) SAN
18 28 (14.36%) MS Exchange
19 25 (12.82%) Data Centre
20 24 (12.31%) DNS
20 24 (12.31%) HP
21 23 (11.79%) VoIP
22 22 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
22 22 (11.28%) SLA
22 22 (11.28%) Security Cleared
22 22 (11.28%) SonicWALL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 28 (14.36%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (7.18%) Apache
4 13 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.62%) nginx
6 8 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.59%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.54%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.03%) IIS
10 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.03%) Zimbra
11 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.62%) Magento
2 6 (3.08%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (4.62%) CloudFront
2 9 (4.62%) Google Apps
3 7 (3.59%) Office 365
4 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 62 (31.79%) WAN
2 60 (30.77%) LAN
3 43 (22.05%) VPN
4 36 (18.46%) Network Security
5 31 (15.90%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (14.36%) SAN
7 24 (12.31%) DNS
8 23 (11.79%) VoIP
9 19 (9.74%) MPLS
10 16 (8.21%) BGP
10 16 (8.21%) Internet
10 16 (8.21%) IPv4
11 12 (6.15%) OSPF
11 12 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (6.15%) VLAN
11 12 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (5.64%) IPsec
13 8 (4.10%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (4.10%) DHCP
14 7 (3.59%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.18%) MySQL
3 9 (4.62%) Pentaho
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Git (software)
1 12 (6.15%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (0.51%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (10.77%) Finance
2 8 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.56%) Legal
5 3 (1.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (37.95%) Network Engineer
2 25 (12.82%) Analyst
3 24 (12.31%) Cisco Engineer
4 23 (11.79%) Consultant
5 21 (10.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (8.72%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (7.69%) IT Manager
8 12 (6.15%) Security Engineer
9 11 (5.64%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.13%) Administrator
10 10 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (5.13%) Network Support
10 10 (5.13%) Presales Consultant
10 10 (5.13%) Security Manager
11 9 (4.62%) Cisco Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.62%) Network Consultant
11 9 (4.62%) Network Support Engineer
11 9 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.67%) Web Services
2 12 (6.15%) CSS
2 12 (6.15%) HTML
2 12 (6.15%) LAMP
3 11 (5.64%) jQuery
3 11 (5.64%) REST
4 9 (4.62%) JSON
4 9 (4.62%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (4.62%) SOAP
4 9 (4.62%) Symfony
4 9 (4.62%) XML
5 3 (1.54%) HTML5
6 2 (1.03%) CSS3
6 2 (1.03%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.03%) Laravel
6 2 (1.03%) RESTful
7 1 (0.51%) .NET
7 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.69%) HP StoreVirtual
3 9 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.08%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.08%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.54%) Clustering
7 3 (1.54%) Replication
8 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.03%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) BYOD
9 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) Handset
9 1 (0.51%) LPAR
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (33.33%) Windows
2 51 (26.15%) Windows Server
3 37 (18.97%) Linux
4 28 (14.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (10.26%) Unix
7 15 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 13 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.62%) Ubuntu
10 8 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.59%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.08%) CatOS
12 6 (3.08%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (2.05%) CentOS
14 3 (1.54%) AIX
14 3 (1.54%) Windows 7
15 2 (1.03%) SUSE
16 1 (0.51%) Android
16 1 (0.51%) Solaris
16 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.74%) Information Security
2 17 (8.72%) Coaching
3 15 (7.69%) Presales
3 15 (7.69%) SIEM
4 14 (7.18%) Change Control
4 14 (7.18%) ITIL
5 13 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.64%) E-Commerce
6 11 (5.64%) High Availability
6 11 (5.64%) Load Balancing
6 11 (5.64%) Open Source
7 10 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.62%) Line Management
8 9 (4.62%) Network Design
8 9 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.21%) SQL
2 12 (6.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (5.64%) PHP
4 8 (4.10%) C
5 6 (3.08%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.08%) Perl
5 6 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.54%) Python
8 2 (1.03%) Groovy
9 1 (0.51%) C#
9 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (37.95%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (27.69%) CCNP
3 50 (25.64%) CCNA
4 22 (11.28%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.74%) CISSP
6 14 (7.18%) SC Cleared
7 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (5.13%) CCIE
9 9 (4.62%) MCSE
10 8 (4.10%) CCSA
10 8 (4.10%) CEH
10 8 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (3.59%) MCSA
12 6 (3.08%) CCIP
12 6 (3.08%) CISM
12 6 (3.08%) Degree
12 6 (3.08%) GCFA
12 6 (3.08%) GIAC
12 6 (3.08%) SSCP
13 5 (2.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.28%) SLA
2 21 (10.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.05%) COBIT
5 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 49 (25.13%) Active Directory
2 35 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.21%) vSphere
5 13 (6.67%) XenApp
6 11 (5.64%) Forefront TMG
6 11 (5.64%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.59%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.08%) Xen
8 6 (3.08%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.54%) KVM
11 2 (1.03%) Firmware
11 2 (1.03%) Snort
12 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.51%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (4.62%) Puppet
2 6 (3.08%) SELinux
3 4 (2.05%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.54%) SCCM
5 2 (1.03%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.03%) Nessus
6 1 (0.51%) Cacti
6 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.51%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.51%) Nmap
6 1 (0.51%) Proventia
6 1 (0.51%) QRadar
6 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 110 (56.41%) Cisco
2 61 (31.28%) VMware
3 53 (27.18%) Microsoft
4 35 (17.95%) Juniper
5 31 (15.90%) CheckPoint
6 24 (12.31%) HP
7 22 (11.28%) SonicWALL
8 18 (9.23%) Citrix
9 17 (8.72%) NetApp
10 11 (5.64%) F5
10 11 (5.64%) Intel Security
11 9 (4.62%) Google
11 9 (4.62%) Jaspersoft
11 9 (4.62%) New Relic
11 9 (4.62%) Tableau
11 9 (4.62%) Zend
12 7 (3.59%) Nokia
12 7 (3.59%) Verint
13 6 (3.08%) NICE Systems
13 6 (3.08%) ProCurve
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