The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 45 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 29 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.62% 4.25% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 22.94% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 9
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 109 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 10.85% 18.54% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 82 99 107
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Firewall
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Coventry region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Coventry

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Coventry

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 29 (46.03%) Cisco
2 25 (39.68%) Data Centre
3 24 (38.10%) Windows
4 20 (31.75%) LAN
4 20 (31.75%) WAN
5 14 (22.22%) Wireless
6 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (19.05%) UNIX
8 11 (17.46%) VMware
8 11 (17.46%) McAfee
9 10 (15.87%) CISSP
9 10 (15.87%) CCNP
9 10 (15.87%) SIEM
10 9 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (14.29%) Computer Security
10 9 (14.29%) Wireless Security
10 9 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (14.29%) Juniper
10 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 9 (14.29%) MPLS
10 9 (14.29%) CISM
11 8 (12.70%) Linux
12 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 7 (11.11%) HP
12 7 (11.11%) Citrix
12 7 (11.11%) CCNA
12 7 (11.11%) OSPF
12 7 (11.11%) NetApp
12 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) LAN
1 20 (31.75%) WAN
2 14 (22.22%) Wireless
3 9 (14.29%) MPLS
3 9 (14.29%) Wireless Security
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (11.11%) VLAN
4 7 (11.11%) OSPF
5 6 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (9.52%) VPN
5 6 (9.52%) SAN
5 6 (9.52%) Network Security
6 5 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.76%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.76%) ADSL
7 3 (4.76%) VoIP
8 2 (3.17%) DNS
8 2 (3.17%) IPv4
8 2 (3.17%) BGP
8 2 (3.17%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 19 (30.16%) Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Security Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Network Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Network Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Network Support
10 3 (4.76%) IT Operations Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.17%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) UNIX
3 8 (12.70%) Linux
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) SIEM
2 9 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (14.29%) Computer Security
3 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.35%) ITIL
5 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.35%) Project Management
5 4 (6.35%) Change Management
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) Information Security
7 2 (3.17%) Network Management
7 2 (3.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (15.87%) CISSP
2 10 (15.87%) CCNP
3 9 (14.29%) CISM
4 7 (11.11%) CCNA
5 5 (7.94%) CCIE
6 2 (3.17%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CCDP
7 1 (1.59%) MCSE
7 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) XenApp
3 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.76%) vSphere
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.17%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (6.35%) Zenoss
2 4 (6.35%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (4.76%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.17%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Cisco
2 11 (17.46%) VMware
2 11 (17.46%) McAfee
3 9 (14.29%) Juniper
4 7 (11.11%) NetApp
4 7 (11.11%) HP
4 7 (11.11%) Citrix
5 6 (9.52%) IBM
5 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.76%) Dell
6 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.76%) Splunk
6 3 (4.76%) Meraki
7 2 (3.17%) Sophos
7 2 (3.17%) Tripwire
7 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.17%) WatchGuard
7 2 (3.17%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.17%) Veeam
7 2 (3.17%) F5
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