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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 29 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.92% 4.48% 5.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 23.21% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 11
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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
45 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.44% 19.31% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45 37 36
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,599 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Solihull

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (47.06%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (23.53%) F5
5 4 (23.53%) Android
5 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (23.53%) Swedish Language
5 4 (23.53%) OSPF
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 4 (23.53%) VoIP
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) ISDN
6 3 (17.65%) C
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Avaya
6 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Fortinet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
1 4 (23.53%) OSPF
2 3 (17.65%) ISDN
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (17.65%) Junos
2 3 (17.65%) PABX
2 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
2 3 (17.65%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Swedish Language
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Advertising
3 2 (11.76%) Finnish Language
3 2 (11.76%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (5.88%) German Language
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
3 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) Aruba
4 3 (17.65%) Brocade
4 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
4 3 (17.65%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) VMware