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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 204 - 181
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 4 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.48%
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
4859 3890 4498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.09% 94.60% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4193 3173 3859
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 27 February 2015. 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 - 4 £47,500 -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco
3 24 (92.31%) CheckPoint
4 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (80.77%) CCNP
6 20 (76.92%) OSPF
6 20 (76.92%) BGP
7 17 (65.38%) UNIX
7 17 (65.38%) Solaris
7 17 (65.38%) Linux
8 15 (57.69%) Perl
8 15 (57.69%) Tcl
9 14 (53.85%) Juniper
10 12 (46.15%) Blue Coat
11 10 (38.46%) Network Security
11 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
11 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
11 10 (38.46%) Clustering
11 10 (38.46%) Load Balancing
12 9 (34.62%) Finance
13 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
14 5 (19.23%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (19.23%) Junos
14 5 (19.23%) CCSA
15 3 (11.54%) Internet
15 3 (11.54%) Extranet
15 3 (11.54%) VPN
15 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
15 3 (11.54%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (26.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (76.92%) OSPF
2 20 (76.92%) BGP
3 10 (38.46%) Network Security
4 5 (19.23%) Junos
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
5 3 (11.54%) Extranet
6 1 (3.85%) DNS
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) UNIX
1 17 (65.38%) Solaris
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
3 3 (11.54%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Perl
1 15 (57.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (80.77%) CCNP
3 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (19.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 24 (92.31%) CheckPoint
3 14 (53.85%) Juniper
4 12 (46.15%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) Nortel