The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 20 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.44% 1.71% 7.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 16.67% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 14
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.63% 10.29% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 26
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Firewall
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Firewall Salary Trend in the Midlands

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Firewall
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCDA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCDA
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco