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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 45 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.68% 3.56% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 33.33% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.74% 10.67% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 26
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (60.87%) F5
4 12 (52.17%) VPN
5 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
6 10 (43.48%) WAN
6 10 (43.48%) Network Security
7 9 (39.13%) OSPF
7 9 (39.13%) CCNP
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (39.13%) Project Management
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 8 (34.78%) Fortinet
9 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
9 7 (30.43%) LAN
9 7 (30.43%) CCNA
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (26.09%) BGP
10 6 (26.09%) MPLS
10 6 (26.09%) Broadband
10 6 (26.09%) Citrix
10 6 (26.09%) PBX
10 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
10 6 (26.09%) DHCP
10 6 (26.09%) FTP
10 6 (26.09%) RIP
10 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
10 6 (26.09%) DNS
10 6 (26.09%) Websense
10 6 (26.09%) EIGRP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) VPN
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) Network Security
3 9 (39.13%) OSPF
4 7 (30.43%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) PBX
5 6 (26.09%) DNS
5 6 (26.09%) DHCP
5 6 (26.09%) FTP
5 6 (26.09%) RIP
5 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (26.09%) BGP
5 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
5 6 (26.09%) TACACS
5 6 (26.09%) Broadband
5 6 (26.09%) MPLS
5 6 (26.09%) Wireless
5 6 (26.09%) SSH
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (21.74%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Voice Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Network Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Voice Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (39.13%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Service Management
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 3 (13.04%) B2B
6 3 (13.04%) Network Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Release Management
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CCNP
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) F5
3 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
4 8 (34.78%) Fortinet
5 6 (26.09%) Riverbed
5 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
5 6 (26.09%) Websense
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
6 5 (21.74%) Juniper
7 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Brocade
8 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 2 (8.70%) Dell
9 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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