The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 203 - 179
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 12 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% - 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 16
Average salary £51,250 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +5.26%
Firewall Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Firewall Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 12 £51,250 -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title 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 with Firewall Engineer in their job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Firewall
2 45 (93.75%) CheckPoint
3 44 (91.67%) Cisco
4 36 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (72.92%) CCNP
5 35 (72.92%) OSPF
6 34 (70.83%) BGP
7 31 (64.58%) UNIX
7 31 (64.58%) Solaris
7 31 (64.58%) Linux
8 30 (62.50%) Juniper
9 29 (60.42%) Perl
9 29 (60.42%) Tcl
10 25 (52.08%) Blue Coat
10 25 (52.08%) Network Security
11 21 (43.75%) Load Balancing
11 21 (43.75%) Clustering
12 19 (39.58%) MS Visio
13 16 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
14 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
14 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
15 14 (29.17%) Check Point Certification
15 14 (29.17%) CCSA
15 14 (29.17%) Junos
15 14 (29.17%) Finance
16 10 (20.83%) VPN
16 10 (20.83%) Internet
16 10 (20.83%) Extranet
16 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
16 10 (20.83%) Low Latency

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title 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 with Firewall Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) Firewall
2 35 (72.92%) OSPF
3 34 (70.83%) BGP
4 25 (52.08%) Network Security
5 14 (29.17%) Junos
6 10 (20.83%) Internet
6 10 (20.83%) Extranet
6 10 (20.83%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) DNS
7 1 (2.08%) LAN
7 1 (2.08%) WAN
7 1 (2.08%) MPLS
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) UNIX
1 31 (64.58%) Solaris
1 31 (64.58%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Load Balancing
2 16 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 10 (20.83%) Low Latency
3 10 (20.83%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.08%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Perl
1 29 (60.42%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (72.92%) CCNP
3 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 14 (29.17%) Check Point Certification
4 14 (29.17%) CCSA
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
Vendors
1 45 (93.75%) CheckPoint
2 44 (91.67%) Cisco
3 30 (62.50%) Juniper
4 25 (52.08%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.08%) Sun
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Nortel