The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 35 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.52% 6.71% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.07% 42.22% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 8
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 45 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 19.66% 15.90% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 40
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,599 £24,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
West Midlands

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 24 July 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 25 (89.29%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) Finance
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 16 (57.14%) VMware
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (46.43%) LAN
6 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (42.86%) CCNA
7 12 (42.86%) VMware ESX
7 12 (42.86%) WAN
7 12 (42.86%) DHCP
7 12 (42.86%) DNS
7 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (42.86%) vSphere
7 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (39.29%) VPN
8 11 (39.29%) Juniper
8 11 (39.29%) Change Management
9 10 (35.71%) SecurID
9 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
9 10 (35.71%) SSL
9 10 (35.71%) Junos
9 10 (35.71%) Network Security
9 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) SAN
11 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 7 (25.00%) Fujitsu
11 7 (25.00%) Retail

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) Lync
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) LAN
2 12 (42.86%) WAN
2 12 (42.86%) DHCP
2 12 (42.86%) DNS
3 11 (39.29%) VPN
4 10 (35.71%) SSL
4 10 (35.71%) Junos
4 10 (35.71%) Network Security
5 8 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (10.71%) Wireless
7 3 (10.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MSI
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Network Analyst
3 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Network Analyst
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (35.71%) Security Engineer
4 10 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) SecurID
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Change Management
2 2 (7.14%) Change Control
2 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) BCP
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNA
3 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 12 (42.86%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Juniper
4 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.00%) Fujitsu
6 6 (21.43%) Fortinet
7 4 (14.29%) Dell
7 4 (14.29%) Citrix
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) NetApp