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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / Midlands
Rank 9 20 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.23% 2.48% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 16.67% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
6 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.35% 14.88% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 15
Median salary £60,000 £39,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.86% +7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (44.44%) CCSP
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) C
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
7 1 (11.11%) CCNA
7 1 (11.11%) Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Information Security
7 1 (11.11%) F5
7 1 (11.11%) Network Design
7 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Network Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCSP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Intel Security