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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank - - 18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
17 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.89% 10.10% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 11
Median salary £47,500 £61,250 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.44% +10.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 August 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) Junos
5 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) ISDN
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) RSVP
5 1 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIS

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 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) ISDN
5 1 (12.50%) Junos
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) RSVP
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) BT