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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 41 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.20% 1.65% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 13.79% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.54% 11.98% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,200 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Solihull

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
4 15 (53.57%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) CCNA
5 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (42.86%) LAN
6 12 (42.86%) Finance
7 11 (39.29%) WAN
7 11 (39.29%) VPN
8 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
8 9 (32.14%) DNS
8 9 (32.14%) DHCP
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (32.14%) vSphere
8 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (28.57%) Wireless
10 6 (21.43%) Juniper
10 6 (21.43%) Project Management
10 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (17.86%) SCCM
11 5 (17.86%) Dell
11 5 (17.86%) Citrix
11 5 (17.86%) SAN
11 5 (17.86%) CCNP
12 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (10.71%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) LAN
2 11 (39.29%) WAN
2 11 (39.29%) VPN
3 9 (32.14%) DNS
3 9 (32.14%) DHCP
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (28.57%) Wireless
5 5 (17.86%) SAN
6 4 (14.29%) Junos
6 4 (14.29%) Network Security
6 4 (14.29%) SSL
7 3 (10.71%) VoIP
7 3 (10.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MSI
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Network Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
6 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (7.14%) Network Support
7 2 (7.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) SecurID
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) VBScript
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) CCNA
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware ESX
2 9 (32.14%) vSphere
3 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) Juniper
5 5 (17.86%) Dell
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) Aruba
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) Fujitsu
8 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) Becrypt