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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 31 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.57% 5.93% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.85% 28.07% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 9
Average salary £39,250 £37,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.36% -21.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
53 57 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.54% 21.11% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 24
Average salary £39,500 £34,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.49% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £22,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Solihull

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (94.74%) Cisco
2 13 (68.42%) VPN
2 13 (68.42%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (63.16%) F5
3 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
4 9 (47.37%) Network Security
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
6 7 (36.84%) Broadband
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
6 7 (36.84%) PBX
6 7 (36.84%) WAN
6 7 (36.84%) MPLS
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (36.84%) Project Management
6 7 (36.84%) Websense
6 7 (36.84%) Service Management
6 7 (36.84%) Wireless
6 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (36.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (36.84%) Riverbed
6 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
6 7 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) SSH
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (31.58%) CCNP
7 6 (31.58%) CCNA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) VPN
2 9 (47.37%) Network Security
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (36.84%) Wireless
3 7 (36.84%) MPLS
3 7 (36.84%) Broadband
3 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 7 (36.84%) PBX
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) DHCP
4 6 (31.58%) FTP
4 6 (31.58%) RIP
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) OSPF
4 6 (31.58%) BGP
4 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
4 6 (31.58%) TACACS
4 6 (31.58%) SSH
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
5 5 (26.32%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Project Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Voice Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Service Management
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (36.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
2 12 (63.16%) F5
3 7 (36.84%) Websense
3 7 (36.84%) Riverbed
3 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
4 5 (26.32%) Fortinet
4 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, on call
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £40k plus 5k car allowance, pe
Posted: 5 days ago