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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.99% 4.98% 6.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 33.33% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 14
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
22 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.21% 14.95% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 36
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £37,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £44,000
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 28 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Solihull

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Android
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
6 3 (23.08%) F5
6 3 (23.08%) PABX
6 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Network Management
6 3 (23.08%) Brocade

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
2 3 (23.08%) PABX
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (23.08%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) Swedish Language
3 1 (7.69%) Finnish Language
3 1 (7.69%) German Language
3 1 (7.69%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Android
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) B2B
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Security Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (46.15%) CCNP
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Brocade
3 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) SonicWALL