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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 119 102 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.87% 5.60% 4.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.10% 35.05% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 94 83 73
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £54,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
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
349 291 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.28% 15.98% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 265 238 233
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 6 May 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 108 (54.27%) Cisco
2 89 (44.72%) LAN
3 88 (44.22%) WAN
4 87 (43.72%) Windows
5 82 (41.21%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (33.67%) VMware
7 66 (33.17%) Windows Server
8 63 (31.66%) CCNP
8 63 (31.66%) CCNA
9 60 (30.15%) Microsoft
10 59 (29.65%) Active Directory
11 47 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (23.12%) Network Security
13 42 (21.11%) HP
14 38 (19.10%) MS Exchange
15 36 (18.09%) Juniper
15 36 (18.09%) Hyper-V
15 36 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (16.58%) Data Centre
16 33 (16.58%) Citrix
16 33 (16.58%) VPN
17 30 (15.08%) CheckPoint
18 29 (14.57%) MPLS
18 29 (14.57%) ITIL
18 29 (14.57%) Linux
18 29 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2003
19 28 (14.07%) Wi-Fi
20 27 (13.57%) Information Security
21 26 (13.07%) SAN
21 26 (13.07%) Security Cleared

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 38 (19.10%) MS Exchange
2 29 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.03%) IIS
5 7 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.52%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.51%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.01%) Apache
8 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.01%) SAS
9 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.50%) CMS
10 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.52%) Office 365
4 4 (2.01%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.01%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.01%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.50%) IaaS
6 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (44.72%) LAN
2 88 (44.22%) WAN
3 46 (23.12%) Network Security
4 33 (16.58%) VPN
5 29 (14.57%) MPLS
6 28 (14.07%) Wi-Fi
7 26 (13.07%) SAN
8 24 (12.06%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (11.56%) VLAN
10 21 (10.55%) DNS
11 17 (8.54%) IPv4
12 16 (8.04%) VoIP
13 14 (7.04%) IPsec
14 12 (6.03%) DHCP
14 12 (6.03%) Wireless
15 11 (5.53%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (5.53%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (4.52%) TCP/IP
17 8 (4.02%) NetScaler
17 8 (4.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.02%) MySQL
3 5 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.01%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.51%) Selenium
3 1 (0.50%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (5.03%) Finance
2 9 (4.52%) Retail
3 7 (3.52%) Law
3 7 (3.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.01%) Games
4 4 (2.01%) Legal
4 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.51%) Banking
5 3 (1.51%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.51%) Publishing
6 2 (1.01%) German Language
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 70 (35.18%) Network Engineer
2 33 (16.58%) Analyst
3 23 (11.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (10.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (7.54%) Network Analyst
5 15 (7.54%) Security Manager
6 14 (7.04%) IT Manager
7 12 (6.03%) Architect
7 12 (6.03%) Cisco Analyst
7 12 (6.03%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 12 (6.03%) Consultant
7 12 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.03%) IT Security Manager
8 10 (5.03%) Network Architect
8 10 (5.03%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (5.03%) Service Desk Engineer
9 9 (4.52%) Security Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Designer
10 8 (4.02%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.51%) Web Services
2 4 (2.01%) LAMP
3 3 (1.51%) .NET
4 2 (1.01%) HTML
5 1 (0.50%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (0.50%) COM
5 1 (0.50%) CSS
5 1 (0.50%) HTML5
5 1 (0.50%) jQuery
5 1 (0.50%) JSON
5 1 (0.50%) Middleware
5 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.50%) REST
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) Symfony
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.58%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.52%) HP StoreVirtual
5 5 (2.51%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.01%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.51%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.51%) CMDB
7 3 (1.51%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.51%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.51%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.01%) Clustering
8 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.01%) Handset
8 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.01%) Statistics
9 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (43.72%) Windows
2 66 (33.17%) Windows Server
3 36 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (14.57%) Linux
5 20 (10.05%) Windows 8
6 19 (9.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (8.04%) Unix
8 15 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.53%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (5.53%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.02%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.01%) Android
12 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.01%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.01%) AIX
14 2 (1.01%) CentOS
14 2 (1.01%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.57%) ITIL
2 27 (13.57%) Information Security
3 24 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (8.54%) Presales
5 14 (7.04%) SIEM
6 13 (6.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (6.53%) Project Management
7 12 (6.03%) IT Audit
7 12 (6.03%) Risk Management
8 11 (5.53%) Change Control
8 11 (5.53%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.53%) Load Balancing
9 10 (5.03%) Business Continuity
10 9 (4.52%) Change Management
10 9 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.02%) Data Protection
11 8 (4.02%) ITIL V3
11 8 (4.02%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.02%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.04%) SQL
2 11 (5.53%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.52%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.51%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.51%) C
5 4 (2.01%) Perl
6 3 (1.51%) Python
7 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.01%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) C#
8 1 (0.50%) C++
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 82 (41.21%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (31.66%) CCNA
2 63 (31.66%) CCNP
3 26 (13.07%) Security Cleared
4 20 (10.05%) SC Cleared
5 19 (9.55%) CISSP
6 18 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (7.54%) MCSE
8 14 (7.04%) Degree
9 13 (6.53%) CISM
10 10 (5.03%) MCSA
10 10 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (3.52%) MCITP
12 6 (3.02%) CCIE
13 4 (2.01%) CISA
13 4 (2.01%) CISMP
13 4 (2.01%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (1.51%) CEH
14 3 (1.51%) GIAC
14 3 (1.51%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.56%) SLA
2 19 (9.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (5.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.02%) COBIT
4 6 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (29.65%) Active Directory
2 47 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (18.09%) Hyper-V
4 24 (12.06%) vSphere
5 22 (11.06%) XenApp
6 14 (7.04%) VMware ESX
7 11 (5.53%) XenDesktop
8 7 (3.52%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (3.02%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.51%) Xen
11 4 (2.01%) XenServer
12 3 (1.51%) Firmware
12 3 (1.51%) KVM
12 3 (1.51%) Snort
13 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) NetBackup
2 8 (4.02%) SCCM
3 6 (3.02%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.51%) Nessus
5 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.01%) Nexpose
6 2 (1.01%) Proventia
6 2 (1.01%) QRadar
7 1 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.50%) Nmap
7 1 (0.50%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.50%) Puppet
7 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (54.27%) Cisco
2 67 (33.67%) VMware
3 60 (30.15%) Microsoft
4 42 (21.11%) HP
5 36 (18.09%) Juniper
6 33 (16.58%) Citrix
7 30 (15.08%) CheckPoint
8 25 (12.56%) SonicWALL
9 19 (9.55%) NetApp
10 16 (8.04%) Extreme Networks
11 12 (6.03%) Symantec
12 8 (4.02%) F5
12 8 (4.02%) Ruckus Wireless
13 7 (3.52%) Dell
14 6 (3.02%) Intel Security
15 5 (2.51%) Aerohive Networks
15 5 (2.51%) Red Hat
16 4 (2.01%) AVG
16 4 (2.01%) EMC
16 4 (2.01%) Sophos
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