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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 38 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.06% 5.86% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.41% 29.63% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 8
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -12.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
34 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.40% 19.78% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 27
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (61.90%) F5
3 13 (61.90%) VPN
4 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 10 (47.62%) Network Security
6 9 (42.86%) ITIL
7 8 (38.10%) WAN
7 8 (38.10%) Project Management
8 7 (33.33%) Websense
8 7 (33.33%) Service Management
8 7 (33.33%) Wireless
8 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (33.33%) Broadband
8 7 (33.33%) LAN
8 7 (33.33%) PBX
8 7 (33.33%) MPLS
8 7 (33.33%) OSPF
8 7 (33.33%) CCNP
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) Riverbed
8 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (28.57%) Fortinet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) VPN
2 10 (47.62%) Network Security
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) Wireless
4 7 (33.33%) Broadband
4 7 (33.33%) LAN
4 7 (33.33%) PBX
4 7 (33.33%) MPLS
4 7 (33.33%) OSPF
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (28.57%) SSH
5 6 (28.57%) BGP
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
5 6 (28.57%) FTP
5 6 (28.57%) RIP
5 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) DNS
5 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 6 (28.57%) TACACS
6 5 (23.81%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Project Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Voice Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (42.86%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 7 (33.33%) Service Management
4 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
7 2 (9.52%) Release Management
8 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.76%) Network Management
8 1 (4.76%) B2B
8 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CCNP
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) XenApp
1 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) FortiGate
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) F5
3 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 7 (33.33%) Websense
4 7 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 7 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) Symantec
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) NetApp
8 2 (9.52%) Dell
9 1 (4.76%) Brocade
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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