The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 21 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.37% 4.65% 5.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 27.91% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 6
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £51,750 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.54%
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
27 43 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.11% 16.67% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 35
Median salary £27,500 £31,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £20,924
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Solihull

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
4 8 (42.11%) BGP
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (36.84%) Juniper
5 7 (36.84%) CCNP
5 7 (36.84%) LAN
5 7 (36.84%) WAN
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco
6 6 (31.58%) OSPF
6 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
7 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
7 5 (26.32%) EqualLogic
7 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (26.32%) MPLS
7 5 (26.32%) Dell
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) NetApp
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
8 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) VPN
2 8 (42.11%) BGP
3 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) OSPF
5 5 (26.32%) MPLS
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (21.05%) VLAN
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.79%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) EIGRP
7 3 (15.79%) FTP
7 3 (15.79%) RIP
7 3 (15.79%) SSH
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (10.53%) IPv4
8 2 (10.53%) IPv6
8 2 (10.53%) Junos
8 2 (10.53%) RSVP
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Storage
1 5 (26.32%) EqualLogic
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) QMS
3 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CCNP
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Dell
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) HP