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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 40 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.45% 6.36% 4.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.64% 40.91% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 9
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 44 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 18.84% 15.55% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 40
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,473 £25,000 £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 29 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 (92.59%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) Finance
3 16 (59.26%) VMware
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 16 (59.26%) MS Exchange
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (44.44%) CCNA
6 12 (44.44%) DNS
6 12 (44.44%) LAN
6 12 (44.44%) WAN
6 12 (44.44%) DHCP
6 12 (44.44%) VMware ESX
6 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (44.44%) vSphere
6 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (40.74%) Change Management
7 11 (40.74%) Juniper
8 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
8 10 (37.04%) VPN
8 10 (37.04%) SSL
8 10 (37.04%) SecurID
8 10 (37.04%) Network Security
8 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
8 10 (37.04%) Junos
9 8 (29.63%) SAN
10 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
10 7 (25.93%) Fujitsu
10 7 (25.93%) Retail

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (59.26%) MS Exchange
2 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) LAN
1 12 (44.44%) WAN
1 12 (44.44%) DHCP
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
2 10 (37.04%) SSL
2 10 (37.04%) VPN
2 10 (37.04%) Network Security
2 10 (37.04%) Junos
3 8 (29.63%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (11.11%) NAS
5 3 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
3 5 (18.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
1 12 (44.44%) Network Analyst
1 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Senior Network Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Network Engineer
3 10 (37.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (37.04%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) SecurID
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Change Management
2 2 (7.41%) Change Control
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) BCP
3 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (44.44%) CCNA
3 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware ESX
2 12 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) VMware
3 11 (40.74%) Juniper
4 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.93%) Fujitsu
6 6 (22.22%) Fortinet
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) Dell
7 4 (14.81%) Citrix
8 3 (11.11%) HP
9 1 (3.70%) NetApp