The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 14 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.34% - 4.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% - 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 7
Median salary £55,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £57,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
12 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.01% 8.80% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 13
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,900 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) VLAN
8 1 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
8 1 (9.09%) Presales
8 1 (9.09%) High Availability
8 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
8 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 1 (9.09%) Life Science
8 1 (9.09%) JNCIA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) ADSL
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) IPv6
5 1 (9.09%) ISDN
5 1 (9.09%) Junos
5 1 (9.09%) RSVP
5 1 (9.09%) Skype
5 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCDA
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) BT