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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 45 51 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 27 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 4.40% 1.38% 4.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.31% 5.60% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 24
Average salary £38,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £32,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
121 125 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 19.71% 24.65% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 110 93 88
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £31,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Coventry

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 47 (95.92%) Windows
2 37 (75.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
4 31 (63.27%) Citrix
5 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
6 25 (51.02%) VMware
7 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (48.98%) Cisco
7 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (46.94%) TCP/IP
8 23 (46.94%) ITIL
9 21 (42.86%) MCSE
9 21 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (42.86%) XenApp
10 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (40.82%) HP
11 19 (38.78%) SCCM
11 19 (38.78%) XenDesktop
12 18 (36.73%) Network Monitoring
13 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
14 16 (32.65%) SAN
14 16 (32.65%) NetApp
15 15 (30.61%) EMC
15 15 (30.61%) CCNA
16 14 (28.57%) LAN
16 14 (28.57%) VoIP
16 14 (28.57%) WAN
16 14 (28.57%) MS Office
16 14 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
5 6 (12.24%) Lync
6 5 (10.20%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Office
2 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) S-PLUS
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.94%) TCP/IP
2 16 (32.65%) SAN
3 14 (28.57%) LAN
3 14 (28.57%) VoIP
3 14 (28.57%) WAN
3 14 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 14 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (26.53%) NAS
5 12 (24.49%) DNS
6 11 (22.45%) DHCP
6 11 (22.45%) Internet
7 9 (18.37%) NetScaler
7 9 (18.37%) Symposium
8 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (12.24%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (10.20%) VPN
10 4 (8.16%) Nortel Meridian
11 3 (6.12%) MPLS
12 2 (4.08%) Wireless
12 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
General
1 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Support Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Senior Support Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) IT Support
3 10 (20.41%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Senior IT Support
5 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Network Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Telecoms Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Desktop Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 2 (4.08%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) SCCM Specialist
10 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 47 (95.92%) Windows
2 37 (75.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.04%) UNIX
7 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (20.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.16%) Change Control
5 3 (6.12%) Workflow
6 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.08%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.04%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) MCSE
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (30.61%) CCNA
4 12 (24.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (22.45%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (18.37%) CCA
7 8 (16.33%) MCP
8 6 (12.24%) NCDA
9 3 (6.12%) MCSA
10 2 (4.08%) Degree
10 2 (4.08%) CCEE
10 2 (4.08%) CCAA
11 1 (2.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 21 (42.86%) XenApp
3 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (38.78%) XenDesktop
5 13 (26.53%) Hyper-V
6 12 (24.49%) VMware ESX
7 11 (22.45%) vSphere
7 11 (22.45%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (14.29%) UAG
9 6 (12.24%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (12.24%) IAG
9 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (8.16%) ISA Server
11 2 (4.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) SCCM
2 10 (20.41%) Backup Exec
3 6 (12.24%) WSUS
3 6 (12.24%) SCOM
3 6 (12.24%) Cacti
3 6 (12.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.04%) Unicenter
4 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (63.27%) Citrix
3 25 (51.02%) VMware
4 24 (48.98%) Cisco
5 20 (40.82%) HP
6 16 (32.65%) NetApp
7 15 (30.61%) EMC
8 9 (18.37%) Siemens
8 9 (18.37%) Mitel
8 9 (18.37%) IBM
9 8 (16.33%) SolarWinds
9 8 (16.33%) Symantec
10 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
11 4 (8.16%) Nortel
12 3 (6.12%) WatchGuard
12 3 (6.12%) Veeam
13 2 (4.08%) Dell
14 1 (2.04%) Avaya
14 1 (2.04%) CA
14 1 (2.04%) CommVault