The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 37 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 135 94 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.08% 4.92% 6.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.29% 27.73% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 71 89 137
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
362 339 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.31% 17.74% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 239 297 326
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 148 (51.03%) Cisco
2 114 (39.31%) WAN
3 95 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (30.69%) Data Centre
5 85 (29.31%) Windows
6 80 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 80 (27.59%) CheckPoint
7 77 (26.55%) LAN
8 74 (25.52%) CCNA
9 71 (24.48%) VMware
10 68 (23.45%) Active Directory
11 65 (22.41%) Presales
12 63 (21.72%) Service Delivery
13 60 (20.69%) Finance
13 60 (20.69%) ITIL
14 59 (20.34%) DNS
15 57 (19.66%) VPN
16 55 (18.97%) HP
17 52 (17.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 52 (17.93%) VMware Infrastructure
18 49 (16.90%) SIEM
19 48 (16.55%) Fortinet
19 48 (16.55%) Network Security
20 47 (16.21%) Windows Server
21 46 (15.86%) Line Management
21 46 (15.86%) Juniper
21 46 (15.86%) OSPF
21 46 (15.86%) Citrix
22 44 (15.17%) IBM
22 44 (15.17%) Degree

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.93%) IIS
3 14 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.10%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (14.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.48%) MS Office
3 8 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.79%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.34%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.76%) Office 365
4 3 (1.03%) SaaS
5 2 (0.69%) IaaS
5 2 (0.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 114 (39.31%) WAN
2 77 (26.55%) LAN
3 59 (20.34%) DNS
4 57 (19.66%) VPN
5 48 (16.55%) Network Security
6 46 (15.86%) OSPF
7 41 (14.14%) SSL
8 39 (13.45%) Wireless
9 36 (12.41%) VLAN
10 32 (11.03%) DHCP
11 27 (9.31%) SAN
12 26 (8.97%) BGP
13 23 (7.93%) EIGRP
14 21 (7.24%) MPLS
14 21 (7.24%) TCP/IP
15 20 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (6.55%) IPv4
17 16 (5.52%) IP Telephony
18 15 (5.17%) IPsec
18 15 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 60 (20.69%) Finance
2 34 (11.72%) Publishing
3 31 (10.69%) Retail
4 17 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.41%) Banking
6 6 (2.07%) French Language
6 6 (2.07%) German Language
7 5 (1.72%) Swedish Language
8 3 (1.03%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Marketing
9 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (22.07%) Network Engineer
2 49 (16.90%) Analyst
3 40 (13.79%) Technical Specialist
4 33 (11.38%) Consultant
5 25 (8.62%) IT Support
5 25 (8.62%) Network Analyst
6 23 (7.93%) SIEM Consultant
7 22 (7.59%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (5.17%) IT Manager
9 14 (4.83%) Cisco Analyst
9 14 (4.83%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 13 (4.48%) Architect
10 13 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.48%) IT Engineer
10 13 (4.48%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.14%) Security Manager
11 12 (4.14%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.79%) Cisco Engineer
12 11 (3.79%) Network Specialist
12 11 (3.79%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.38%) WAP
2 2 (0.69%) .NET
2 2 (0.69%) XML
3 1 (0.34%) COM
3 1 (0.34%) JSON
3 1 (0.34%) RESTful
3 1 (0.34%) SOAP
3 1 (0.34%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (30.69%) Data Centre
2 39 (13.45%) Computer Science
3 34 (11.72%) CMDB
4 13 (4.48%) Mobile Computing
5 11 (3.79%) Blackberry
5 11 (3.79%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (3.45%) PKI
7 9 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.76%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.72%) Replication
10 4 (1.38%) Fintech
11 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.03%) FMCG
11 3 (1.03%) NHS
11 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.69%) EPoS
12 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 85 (29.31%) Windows
2 47 (16.21%) Windows Server
3 41 (14.14%) Linux
4 31 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (5.86%) Unix
8 14 (4.83%) Android
8 14 (4.83%) Apple iOS
9 13 (4.48%) Windows Mobile
10 12 (4.14%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.07%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.07%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.38%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.03%) Solaris
13 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.41%) Presales
2 63 (21.72%) Service Delivery
3 60 (20.69%) ITIL
4 52 (17.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 49 (16.90%) SIEM
6 46 (15.86%) Line Management
7 35 (12.07%) Cybersecurity
8 31 (10.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 30 (10.34%) Project Management
10 28 (9.66%) Information Security
10 28 (9.66%) Software Engineering
11 26 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
12 24 (8.28%) Reverse Engineering
12 24 (8.28%) Service Management
12 24 (8.28%) Vulnerability Management
13 23 (7.93%) Malware Analysis
14 22 (7.59%) PRINCE2
15 21 (7.24%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (6.90%) Network Management
17 19 (6.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.79%) SQL
2 7 (2.41%) C
3 2 (0.69%) Perl
3 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.69%) Python
4 1 (0.34%) Java
4 1 (0.34%) Ruby
4 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (32.76%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (25.52%) CCNA
3 44 (15.17%) Degree
4 40 (13.79%) CCNP
5 36 (12.41%) Security Cleared
6 28 (9.66%) CISSP
7 21 (7.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 21 (7.24%) LPIC
8 19 (6.55%) MCSE
8 19 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (5.86%) CISM
10 16 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (5.52%) PMI Certification
10 16 (5.52%) PMP
11 13 (4.48%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.45%) CEH
12 10 (3.45%) MCSA
13 7 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (2.07%) MCP
15 4 (1.38%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.93%) GPG13
2 21 (7.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (6.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (4.83%) PCI DSS
5 9 (3.10%) SLA
6 7 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.34%) COBIT
7 1 (0.34%) ISO27002
System Software
1 68 (23.45%) Active Directory
2 52 (17.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.24%) Firmware
5 15 (5.17%) vSphere
6 10 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
6 10 (3.45%) XenApp
7 9 (3.10%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.07%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.38%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 27 (9.31%) SCCM
2 26 (8.97%) Backup Exec
3 23 (7.93%) QRadar
4 21 (7.24%) NetBackup
4 21 (7.24%) SCOM
5 6 (2.07%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.07%) Nessus
5 6 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.03%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.34%) Cacti
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.34%) Control-M
8 1 (0.34%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 148 (51.03%) Cisco
2 80 (27.59%) CheckPoint
2 80 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 71 (24.48%) VMware
4 55 (18.97%) HP
5 48 (16.55%) Fortinet
6 46 (15.86%) Citrix
6 46 (15.86%) Juniper
7 44 (15.17%) IBM
8 37 (12.76%) F5
9 25 (8.62%) Red Hat
10 24 (8.28%) Brocade
11 19 (6.55%) Huawei
11 19 (6.55%) Palo Alto
12 17 (5.86%) SolarWinds
12 17 (5.86%) SonicWALL
13 14 (4.83%) NetApp
14 10 (3.45%) Dell
15 9 (3.10%) Intel Security
15 9 (3.10%) Meraki
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Experis Ltd
Salary: Superb Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £65000 + package
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65k + package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Candour Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Excellent benefits available
Posted: 4 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
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SCC
Posted: 23 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 plus monetary benefits and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K + £4.2K Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: Car
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