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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 31 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 157 161 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.69% 8.18% 7.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.46% 40.76% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 101 151 130
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
388 395 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.54% 20.07% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 272 361 290
Median salary £40,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 August 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 129 (45.10%) Cisco
2 103 (36.01%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (36.01%) Windows
3 94 (32.87%) WAN
4 93 (32.52%) Microsoft
5 79 (27.62%) Active Directory
6 75 (26.22%) CCNA
7 72 (25.17%) VMware
8 71 (24.83%) LAN
9 68 (23.78%) Data Centre
10 64 (22.38%) CCNP
11 59 (20.63%) Windows Server
11 59 (20.63%) Network Security
12 58 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 58 (20.28%) ITIL
13 55 (19.23%) Juniper
14 53 (18.53%) VPN
15 50 (17.48%) Citrix
15 50 (17.48%) Finance
16 48 (16.78%) CheckPoint
17 47 (16.43%) Wireless
18 44 (15.38%) MS Exchange
19 42 (14.69%) Degree
20 40 (13.99%) Presales
20 40 (13.99%) HP
21 37 (12.94%) MPLS
21 37 (12.94%) Security Cleared
22 36 (12.59%) SIEM
23 35 (12.24%) OSPF
23 35 (12.24%) DNS

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 44 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (7.69%) IIS
5 13 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.20%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.10%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.05%) SAS
9 2 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.24%) MS Office
3 10 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.20%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.35%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.80%) Office 365
4 4 (1.40%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.40%) PaaS
4 4 (1.40%) SaaS
5 3 (1.05%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 94 (32.87%) WAN
2 71 (24.83%) LAN
3 59 (20.63%) Network Security
4 53 (18.53%) VPN
5 47 (16.43%) Wireless
6 37 (12.94%) MPLS
7 35 (12.24%) DNS
7 35 (12.24%) OSPF
8 34 (11.89%) VLAN
9 30 (10.49%) SSL
10 28 (9.79%) BGP
10 28 (9.79%) SAN
11 27 (9.44%) DHCP
12 26 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (7.69%) EIGRP
14 21 (7.34%) TCP/IP
15 18 (6.29%) VoIP
16 16 (5.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
General
1 50 (17.48%) Finance
2 33 (11.54%) Retail
3 22 (7.69%) Publishing
4 13 (4.55%) Law
5 11 (3.85%) Banking
6 10 (3.50%) German Language
7 9 (3.15%) French Language
7 9 (3.15%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.45%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.10%) Legal
10 4 (1.40%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) Games
12 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (19.93%) Network Engineer
2 56 (19.58%) Analyst
3 31 (10.84%) Network Analyst
4 28 (9.79%) IT Support
4 28 (9.79%) Network Support
4 28 (9.79%) Technical Specialist
5 21 (7.34%) Consultant
5 21 (7.34%) IT Manager
5 21 (7.34%) Support Analyst
6 20 (6.99%) Network Support Analyst
7 19 (6.64%) Support Engineer
8 16 (5.59%) Cisco Engineer
8 16 (5.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 16 (5.59%) IT Security Manager
8 16 (5.59%) Security Manager
8 16 (5.59%) Technical Support
9 15 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (5.24%) Cisco Analyst
9 15 (5.24%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 14 (4.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.75%) WAP
2 3 (1.05%) .NET
3 2 (0.70%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.70%) RESTful
3 2 (0.70%) XML
4 1 (0.35%) COM
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) SOAP
4 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (23.78%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.69%) CMDB
4 19 (6.64%) Mobile Computing
5 18 (6.29%) Blackberry
6 13 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.85%) PKI
9 7 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.45%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (2.10%) Replication
11 3 (1.05%) Clustering
11 3 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.05%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.70%) EPoS
12 2 (0.70%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.70%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 103 (36.01%) Windows
2 59 (20.63%) Windows Server
3 33 (11.54%) Linux
4 30 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (8.04%) Windows 8
6 21 (7.34%) Android
6 21 (7.34%) Apple iOS
7 19 (6.64%) Windows Mobile
7 19 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (6.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 17 (5.94%) Windows XP
10 16 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (4.55%) Unix
12 8 (2.80%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.40%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.35%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.28%) ITIL
2 40 (13.99%) Presales
3 36 (12.59%) SIEM
4 33 (11.54%) Information Security
5 31 (10.84%) Service Delivery
6 28 (9.79%) Project Management
7 25 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (8.74%) Line Management
8 23 (8.04%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (7.34%) Risk Management
10 19 (6.64%) Security Operations
11 18 (6.29%) Service Management
12 16 (5.59%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (5.24%) ITIL V3
14 14 (4.90%) Business Continuity
14 14 (4.90%) PRINCE2
14 14 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
15 13 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.24%) SQL
2 7 (2.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.05%) Perl
4 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.70%) Python
5 1 (0.35%) C
5 1 (0.35%) Java
5 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (36.01%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (26.22%) CCNA
3 64 (22.38%) CCNP
4 42 (14.69%) Degree
5 37 (12.94%) Security Cleared
6 28 (9.79%) CISSP
7 25 (8.74%) SC Cleared
8 18 (6.29%) CISM
8 18 (6.29%) MCSE
8 18 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (4.55%) MCSA
9 13 (4.55%) PMP
10 12 (4.20%) CCIE
10 12 (4.20%) LPIC
11 11 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (3.50%) PMI Certification
13 8 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (2.45%) MCITP
15 5 (1.75%) MCP
16 4 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (8.39%) SLA
3 21 (7.34%) PCI DSS
4 12 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (2.45%) COBIT
7 5 (1.75%) GPG13
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (27.62%) Active Directory
2 58 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (11.89%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.04%) XenApp
5 20 (6.99%) vSphere
6 17 (5.94%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.20%) Firmware
8 8 (2.80%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.40%) XenServer
11 3 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.35%) Snort
13 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (7.34%) Backup Exec
1 21 (7.34%) SCCM
2 15 (5.24%) NetBackup
3 12 (4.20%) SCOM
4 10 (3.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (3.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.75%) Nessus
5 5 (1.75%) QRadar
6 4 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.35%) Cacti
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.35%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 129 (45.10%) Cisco
2 93 (32.52%) Microsoft
3 72 (25.17%) VMware
4 55 (19.23%) Juniper
5 50 (17.48%) Citrix
6 48 (16.78%) CheckPoint
7 40 (13.99%) HP
8 29 (10.14%) F5
9 23 (8.04%) SonicWALL
10 20 (6.99%) Palo Alto
11 18 (6.29%) IBM
12 17 (5.94%) Intel Security
12 17 (5.94%) SolarWinds
13 15 (5.24%) NetApp
14 14 (4.90%) Fortinet
15 13 (4.55%) Brocade
16 12 (4.20%) Red Hat
16 12 (4.20%) Symantec
17 11 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
17 11 (3.85%) Riverbed
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65k
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 PA
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Met Police
Salary: £29,990 per annum plus £3,406 location allowance
Posted: 16 days ago