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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 30 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 118 92 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.62% 4.25% 5.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.46% 28.48% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79 78 100
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
254 323 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.25% 14.91% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 185 278 254
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 24 February 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 (57.36%) Cisco
2 99 (38.37%) WAN
3 93 (36.05%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (31.78%) Data Centre
5 81 (31.40%) CheckPoint
6 80 (31.01%) LAN
7 69 (26.74%) ITIL
8 67 (25.97%) CCNA
9 62 (24.03%) Active Directory
10 61 (23.64%) HP
11 59 (22.87%) Windows
11 59 (22.87%) Service Delivery
12 58 (22.48%) SIEM
13 57 (22.09%) Presales
14 53 (20.54%) CCNP
15 52 (20.16%) Network Security
16 51 (19.77%) Continuous Improvement
17 50 (19.38%) DNS
17 50 (19.38%) VMware
18 49 (18.99%) IBM
19 47 (18.22%) Fortinet
20 43 (16.67%) Microsoft
21 40 (15.50%) OSPF
22 37 (14.34%) VPN
22 37 (14.34%) Linux
22 37 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
23 36 (13.95%) Windows Server
23 36 (13.95%) Finance
24 35 (13.57%) Degree
24 35 (13.57%) Juniper

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 19 (7.36%) IIS
2 17 (6.59%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Sentinel
2 4 (1.55%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.10%) Office 365
2 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (38.37%) WAN
2 80 (31.01%) LAN
3 52 (20.16%) Network Security
4 50 (19.38%) DNS
5 40 (15.50%) OSPF
6 37 (14.34%) VPN
7 34 (13.18%) SSL
8 26 (10.08%) MPLS
8 26 (10.08%) VLAN
9 23 (8.91%) VoIP
10 21 (8.14%) SAN
11 20 (7.75%) TCP/IP
11 20 (7.75%) Wireless
12 19 (7.36%) BGP
13 18 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (6.98%) DHCP
13 18 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
13 18 (6.98%) IPv4
14 15 (5.81%) IPsec
14 15 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.55%) ZAP BI
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Burp Suite
1 4 (1.55%) Fiddler
General
1 36 (13.95%) Finance
2 25 (9.69%) Telecoms
3 24 (9.30%) Publishing
4 14 (5.43%) Retail
5 3 (1.16%) Local Government
5 3 (1.16%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.78%) French Language
6 2 (0.78%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (36.05%) Network Engineer
2 36 (13.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 32 (12.40%) Consultant
4 27 (10.47%) Analyst
5 26 (10.08%) Technical Specialist
6 25 (9.69%) SIEM Consultant
7 16 (6.20%) Architect
7 16 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (5.43%) Cisco Engineer
9 12 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (4.65%) IP Engineer
10 11 (4.26%) Network Architect
10 11 (4.26%) Security Engineer
11 10 (3.88%) Design Engineer
11 10 (3.88%) IP Design Engineer
12 9 (3.49%) Installations Engineer
12 9 (3.49%) IP Architect
12 9 (3.49%) Network Analyst
12 9 (3.49%) Network Security Engineer
12 9 (3.49%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.94%) Middleware
2 1 (0.39%) COM
2 1 (0.39%) OAuth
2 1 (0.39%) OpenID
2 1 (0.39%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (31.78%) Data Centre
2 30 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 24 (9.30%) CMDB
4 15 (5.81%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.33%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.33%) HP StoreVirtual
8 5 (1.94%) Handset
9 4 (1.55%) Fintech
10 3 (1.16%) EPoS
10 3 (1.16%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.16%) FMCG
10 3 (1.16%) NHS
10 3 (1.16%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.39%) CESG
11 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.87%) Windows
2 37 (14.34%) Linux
3 36 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 28 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (8.53%) Unix
7 19 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.16%) Android
9 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.16%) Solaris
9 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.74%) ITIL
2 59 (22.87%) Service Delivery
3 58 (22.48%) SIEM
4 57 (22.09%) Presales
5 51 (19.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 35 (13.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 33 (12.79%) Line Management
8 32 (12.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 31 (12.02%) Reverse Engineering
10 29 (11.24%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (11.24%) Network Management
10 29 (11.24%) Software Engineering
11 28 (10.85%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 28 (10.85%) Mentoring
11 28 (10.85%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (10.08%) Customer Requirements
13 25 (9.69%) Malware Analysis
14 21 (8.14%) Information Security
14 21 (8.14%) Project Management
15 20 (7.75%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.24%) SQL
2 6 (2.33%) C
2 6 (2.33%) Perl
3 5 (1.94%) Java
3 5 (1.94%) Python
4 4 (1.55%) Korn
5 3 (1.16%) Ruby
5 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (36.05%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (25.97%) CCNA
3 53 (20.54%) CCNP
4 35 (13.57%) Degree
5 27 (10.47%) CISSP
6 25 (9.69%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (9.30%) Security Cleared
8 20 (7.75%) CEH
9 19 (7.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 19 (7.36%) LPIC
10 16 (6.20%) CISM
11 14 (5.43%) GIAC
12 11 (4.26%) CCIE
13 10 (3.88%) CCIP
13 10 (3.88%) JNCIE
13 10 (3.88%) JNCIP
13 10 (3.88%) MCSE
13 10 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (3.10%) GCIA
14 8 (3.10%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.08%) GPG13
2 19 (7.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.88%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.39%) ISO27002
System Software
1 62 (24.03%) Active Directory
2 37 (14.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.36%) Firmware
4 17 (6.59%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.43%) Forefront TMG
6 13 (5.04%) vSphere
7 9 (3.49%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.33%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.94%) XenApp
10 3 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (10.85%) QRadar
2 23 (8.91%) SCOM
3 20 (7.75%) SCCM
4 19 (7.36%) Backup Exec
4 19 (7.36%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.33%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.55%) Nagios
6 4 (1.55%) Netcool
6 4 (1.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 3 (1.16%) Nessus
7 3 (1.16%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.78%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 148 (57.36%) Cisco
2 81 (31.40%) CheckPoint
3 61 (23.64%) HP
4 50 (19.38%) VMware
5 49 (18.99%) IBM
6 47 (18.22%) Fortinet
7 43 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 35 (13.57%) Juniper
9 32 (12.40%) Citrix
10 26 (10.08%) Red Hat
11 21 (8.14%) F5
12 18 (6.98%) SonicWALL
13 16 (6.20%) Huawei
14 15 (5.81%) Dell
14 15 (5.81%) NetApp
15 14 (5.43%) Brocade
15 14 (5.43%) Palo Alto
16 13 (5.04%) Avaya
16 13 (5.04%) Mitel
17 12 (4.65%) SolarWinds
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