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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 23 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 167 87 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.19% 4.55% 4.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.53% 30.21% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 153 80 60
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
412 288 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.21% 15.08% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 367 245 278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 176 (68.75%) Cisco
2 121 (47.27%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (39.06%) CheckPoint
4 82 (32.03%) Windows
5 77 (30.08%) CCNP
6 75 (29.30%) CCNA
7 68 (26.56%) VMware
8 64 (25.00%) BGP
9 62 (24.22%) OSPF
10 60 (23.44%) Microsoft
11 59 (23.05%) Active Directory
12 56 (21.88%) Finance
13 53 (20.70%) WAN
14 51 (19.92%) TCP/IP
15 49 (19.14%) VPN
16 48 (18.75%) LAN
17 46 (17.97%) MS Exchange
18 43 (16.80%) Juniper
18 43 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
19 42 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 42 (16.41%) Hyper-V
20 41 (16.02%) HP
20 41 (16.02%) Linux
21 39 (15.23%) SAN
22 38 (14.84%) ITIL
22 38 (14.84%) F5
22 38 (14.84%) Data Centre
23 37 (14.45%) Cisco Nexus
23 37 (14.45%) Cisco ASA
24 35 (13.67%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 46 (17.97%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (3.91%) Apache
5 9 (3.52%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.56%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.56%) IIS
8 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.91%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.34%) Office 365
2 3 (1.17%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (25.00%) BGP
2 62 (24.22%) OSPF
3 53 (20.70%) WAN
4 51 (19.92%) TCP/IP
5 49 (19.14%) VPN
6 48 (18.75%) LAN
7 39 (15.23%) SAN
8 37 (14.45%) Cisco ASA
8 37 (14.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (13.67%) Network Security
9 35 (13.67%) DNS
10 29 (11.33%) IPsec
11 26 (10.16%) VoIP
11 26 (10.16%) Spanning Tree
12 25 (9.77%) VLAN
13 24 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
13 24 (9.38%) MPLS
14 18 (7.03%) EIGRP
15 17 (6.64%) Internet
16 16 (6.25%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.95%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (21.88%) Finance
2 25 (9.77%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.69%) Banking
4 8 (3.13%) Marketing
5 7 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.56%) Automotive
7 3 (1.17%) Electronics
7 3 (1.17%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.39%) Finnish Language
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Norwegian Language
9 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (30.47%) Network Engineer
2 30 (11.72%) Senior Network Engineer
3 29 (11.33%) Analyst
4 28 (10.94%) Consultant
5 22 (8.59%) Network Consultant
6 21 (8.20%) Architect
6 21 (8.20%) Network Analyst
7 19 (7.42%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.47%) Administrator
8 14 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.69%) Network Architect
9 12 (4.69%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.30%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 9 (3.52%) Cisco Consultant
12 9 (3.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 8 (3.13%) Network Specialist
13 8 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.47%) CSS
2 5 (1.95%) Web Services
3 3 (1.17%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.39%) VXML
4 1 (0.39%) jQuery
4 1 (0.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.84%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.08%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (3.52%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.13%) Clustering
6 7 (2.73%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.73%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.56%) iPhone
8 4 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.56%) CCTV
9 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.17%) Replication
9 3 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.78%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.78%) Handset
11 1 (0.39%) DTV
11 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (32.03%) Windows
2 43 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (16.02%) Linux
4 32 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (12.11%) UNIX
6 24 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (6.64%) Solaris
8 9 (3.52%) Windows 2000
9 8 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.73%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.95%) CentOS
12 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.17%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.17%) Android
13 2 (0.78%) AIX
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.84%) ITIL
2 26 (10.16%) Change Control
3 25 (9.77%) Load Balancing
4 18 (7.03%) Project Management
4 18 (7.03%) Network Design
5 13 (5.08%) Service Delivery
5 13 (5.08%) PRINCE2
5 13 (5.08%) Mentoring
6 11 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (4.30%) Configuration Management
6 11 (4.30%) SIEM
7 10 (3.91%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (3.52%) Workflow
8 9 (3.52%) Information Security
8 9 (3.52%) Network Management
8 9 (3.52%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (2.34%) Project Planning
10 6 (2.34%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.72%) SQL
2 19 (7.42%) Perl
3 10 (3.91%) PHP
4 7 (2.73%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.95%) Tcl
6 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.56%) Java
7 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.39%) VB
7 1 (0.39%) VBA
7 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 121 (47.27%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (30.08%) CCNP
3 75 (29.30%) CCNA
4 27 (10.55%) CCIE
5 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (7.81%) MCSE
7 13 (5.08%) MCSA
7 13 (5.08%) Degree
8 12 (4.69%) Security Cleared
9 11 (4.30%) SC Cleared
9 11 (4.30%) CCSA
10 10 (3.91%) CCSE
10 10 (3.91%) CISSP
11 7 (2.73%) SSCP
11 7 (2.73%) CEH
11 7 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.34%) GCFA
12 6 (2.34%) CISA
12 6 (2.34%) GIAC
12 6 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.38%) SLA
2 17 (6.64%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (23.05%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (16.41%) Hyper-V
3 21 (8.20%) vSphere
4 19 (7.42%) XenApp
5 14 (5.47%) Forefront TMG
6 11 (4.30%) VMware ESX
7 9 (3.52%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.13%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.78%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.78%) Snort
10 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (3.91%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (2.73%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.17%) SELinux
3 3 (1.17%) Nagios
3 3 (1.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.78%) Opsview
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 176 (68.75%) Cisco
2 100 (39.06%) CheckPoint
3 68 (26.56%) VMware
4 60 (23.44%) Microsoft
5 43 (16.80%) Juniper
6 41 (16.02%) HP
7 38 (14.84%) F5
8 31 (12.11%) Citrix
9 25 (9.77%) SonicWALL
10 23 (8.98%) NetApp
11 20 (7.81%) Dell
12 15 (5.86%) McAfee
13 11 (4.30%) Symantec
14 9 (3.52%) Sophos
14 9 (3.52%) Avaya
14 9 (3.52%) Kaspersky
14 9 (3.52%) AVG
15 8 (3.13%) Veeam
16 6 (2.34%) Riverbed
16 6 (2.34%) Mitel
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
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Salary: £30000.00 - £350000.00 per annum
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Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
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Salary: 28k to 35k per year GBP
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Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £39,129 to £45,960 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance or company car
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + more
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + more
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