The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield 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 Sutton Coldfield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 17.65% 14.29% 13.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 40.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -36.47%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 29.41% 35.71% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -36.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
West Midlands

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Sutton Coldfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Firewall
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Sutton Coldfield region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

Firewall
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe