The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.02% 2.12% 5.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 20.59% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 12
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% -1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £38,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 14.06% 10.30% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 32
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,248 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Firewall
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Solihull

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Solihull

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (40.00%) NetApp
6 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (32.00%) Dell
8 7 (28.00%) CCNA
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (28.00%) Degree
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (24.00%) Citrix
9 6 (24.00%) CCNP
9 6 (24.00%) WAN
10 5 (20.00%) SDLC
10 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (20.00%) SANS
10 5 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.00%) CISSP
10 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.00%) CCSP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (20.00%) IaaS
2 5 (20.00%) SaaS
3 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) OSPF
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) BGP
4 3 (12.00%) PABX
4 3 (12.00%) VoIP
5 2 (8.00%) ISDN
5 2 (8.00%) MPLS
5 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.00%) DHCP
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.00%) FTP
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) Intranet
6 1 (4.00%) RIP
6 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) IT Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 5 (20.00%) EqualLogic
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) HP Storage
3 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (20.00%) DRM
2 5 (20.00%) E-Discovery
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) ITSM
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (20.00%) SDLC
2 5 (20.00%) SIEM
2 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) B2B
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 6 (24.00%) CCNP
4 5 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 5 (20.00%) CCSP
4 5 (20.00%) CEH
4 5 (20.00%) CISA
4 5 (20.00%) CISM
4 5 (20.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (20.00%) GIAC
4 5 (20.00%) ISACA
4 5 (20.00%) SANS
4 5 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
4 5 (20.00%) SSCP
5 3 (12.00%) MCITP
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.00%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) NetApp
4 9 (36.00%) VMware
5 8 (32.00%) Dell
6 6 (24.00%) Citrix
7 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (12.00%) F5
8 3 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) Juniper
8 3 (12.00%) Sophos
9 2 (8.00%) Avaya
10 1 (4.00%) Aruba
10 1 (4.00%) Brocade
10 1 (4.00%) Fortinet