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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 46 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.14% 4.27% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 35.29% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
31 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.03% 12.10% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 26
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Solihull

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (43.75%) Network Security
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 7 (43.75%) OSPF
4 6 (37.50%) F5
5 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
5 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (25.00%) TACACS
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) SSH
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) FTP
6 4 (25.00%) RIP
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) BGP
6 4 (25.00%) NetApp
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) OSPF
2 7 (43.75%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) FTP
4 4 (25.00%) RIP
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (25.00%) TACACS
4 4 (25.00%) SSH
5 3 (18.75%) PABX
5 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Voice Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Network Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) B2B
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 2 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 2 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Brocade
7 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (12.50%) Dell
7 2 (12.50%) Juniper
8 1 (6.25%) Websense
8 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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