The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 225 217 190
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 4 4 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.074% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.077% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 33
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £24,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,150 £49,700 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
5469 5206 5456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.95% 96.28% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4342 4332 4555
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -17 2 £46,000 +28.67%
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Firewall Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) CCNA
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) Wireless
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Juniper
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
7 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
7 3 (27.27%) F5
7 3 (27.27%) Skype
7 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
7 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (18.18%) IOS XR
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
8 2 (18.18%) VLAN
8 2 (18.18%) VoIP
8 2 (18.18%) VPN
8 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
8 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 1 (9.09%) Scrum
9 1 (9.09%) VMware

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) IOS XR
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (9.09%) DMZ
6 1 (9.09%) DSL
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Intranet
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCDA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) F5
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) VMware