The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills 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 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 259 240 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.50% 4.83% 5.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.91% 31.37% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 231 230 146
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
838 765 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.56% 15.39% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 702 679 587
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Firewall
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Firewall Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Firewall
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -17 84 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Coventry +20 42 £37,250 -21.57% 3
Worcestershire +9 23 £42,500 +34.92% 9
Staffordshire -8 23 £26,250 -30.00% 5
Warwickshire -23 19 £45,000 +9.75% 2
Shropshire -7 12 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Solihull +18 9 £41,250 +3.12%
Wolverhampton -2 6 £46,250 +54.16%
Dudley +2 5 £30,000 +11.11%
Walsall -14 2 £26,750 -0.92%
Herefordshire - 2 £27,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 306 (60.00%) Cisco
2 223 (43.73%) Cisco Certification
3 217 (42.55%) LAN
4 214 (41.96%) WAN
5 192 (37.65%) Windows
6 169 (33.14%) CCNP
7 154 (30.20%) CCNA
8 150 (29.41%) VPN
9 135 (26.47%) VMware
10 124 (24.31%) Windows Server
11 116 (22.75%) Microsoft
12 113 (22.16%) Cisco ASA
13 107 (20.98%) Active Directory
14 101 (19.80%) Linux
15 91 (17.84%) Juniper
16 88 (17.25%) Network Security
17 84 (16.47%) MPLS
18 83 (16.27%) CheckPoint
19 81 (15.88%) SAN
20 80 (15.69%) Data Centre
21 76 (14.90%) MS Exchange
22 74 (14.51%) Wireless
23 73 (14.31%) VMware Infrastructure
24 69 (13.53%) HP
25 67 (13.14%) Windows Server 2012
26 66 (12.94%) VoIP
27 65 (12.75%) Load Balancing
28 63 (12.35%) Hyper-V
29 62 (12.16%) BGP
30 61 (11.96%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 76 (14.90%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 29 (5.69%) Apache
5 26 (5.10%) Tomcat
6 25 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.16%) nginx
8 10 (1.96%) JBoss
9 9 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.76%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.78%) IIS
11 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.39%) Zimbra
Applications
1 38 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.75%) MS Office
3 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.76%) Magento
2 6 (1.18%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.73%) Office 365
4 13 (2.55%) SaaS
5 10 (1.96%) IaaS
6 9 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.76%) CloudFront
6 9 (1.76%) Google Apps
6 9 (1.76%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 217 (42.55%) LAN
2 214 (41.96%) WAN
3 150 (29.41%) VPN
4 113 (22.16%) Cisco ASA
5 88 (17.25%) Network Security
6 84 (16.47%) MPLS
7 81 (15.88%) SAN
8 74 (14.51%) Wireless
9 66 (12.94%) VoIP
10 62 (12.16%) BGP
11 60 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 55 (10.78%) VLAN
13 54 (10.59%) OSPF
14 53 (10.39%) DNS
15 45 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
16 39 (7.65%) EIGRP
17 36 (7.06%) DHCP
18 35 (6.86%) Wi-Fi
19 31 (6.08%) Internet
20 28 (5.49%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.10%) MySQL
3 10 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.76%) Pentaho
5 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.78%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (2.55%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.35%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.35%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.59%) Selenium
3 3 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (7.84%) Finance
2 16 (3.14%) Manufacturing
3 14 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.96%) Legal
4 10 (1.96%) Marketing
5 6 (1.18%) Retail
6 3 (0.59%) Billing
6 3 (0.59%) Law
7 2 (0.39%) Games
7 2 (0.39%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.20%) Back Office
8 1 (0.20%) Electronics
8 1 (0.20%) Finnish Language
8 1 (0.20%) German Language
8 1 (0.20%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 170 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 80 (15.69%) Analyst
3 49 (9.61%) Cisco Engineer
4 46 (9.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 46 (9.02%) Support Engineer
5 45 (8.82%) Administrator
6 43 (8.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 41 (8.04%) Consultant
8 38 (7.45%) Network Support
9 33 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
9 33 (6.47%) Network Analyst
10 30 (5.88%) Security Engineer
11 26 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (5.10%) Network Consultant
12 24 (4.71%) IT Manager
12 24 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (4.31%) Network Security Engineer
13 22 (4.31%) Network Support Engineer
14 21 (4.12%) Support Analyst
15 20 (3.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.92%) HTML
2 17 (3.33%) Web Services
3 15 (2.94%) LAMP
4 13 (2.55%) XML
5 12 (2.35%) CSS
6 11 (2.16%) jQuery
6 11 (2.16%) Middleware
6 11 (2.16%) REST
7 9 (1.76%) JSON
7 9 (1.76%) LEMP Stack
7 9 (1.76%) SOAP
7 9 (1.76%) Symfony
8 4 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (0.59%) HTML5
10 2 (0.39%) .NET
10 2 (0.39%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.39%) COM
10 2 (0.39%) CSS3
10 2 (0.39%) Laravel
10 2 (0.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.27%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
5 11 (2.16%) Clustering
5 11 (2.16%) Private Cloud
6 10 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.57%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.37%) Economics
9 7 (1.37%) EqualLogic
9 7 (1.37%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.37%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.18%) NHS
11 5 (0.98%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 192 (37.65%) Windows
2 124 (24.31%) Windows Server
3 101 (19.80%) Linux
4 67 (13.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (7.45%) Unix
7 37 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (5.29%) Windows 8
9 20 (3.92%) Windows 7
10 19 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (3.53%) CentOS
12 10 (1.96%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.76%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.76%) MVS
13 9 (1.76%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.37%) Android
14 7 (1.37%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.18%) CatOS
15 6 (1.18%) Windows 10
15 6 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (12.75%) Load Balancing
2 61 (11.96%) ITIL
3 39 (7.65%) Information Security
4 34 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (6.67%) Network Management
5 33 (6.47%) Presales
5 33 (6.47%) SIEM
6 32 (6.27%) Network Design
7 24 (4.71%) Configuration Management
8 22 (4.31%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (4.12%) Coaching
10 20 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 19 (3.73%) Project Management
12 18 (3.53%) Incident Management
12 18 (3.53%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.53%) Service Management
13 17 (3.33%) Change Control
13 17 (3.33%) High Availability
13 17 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (3.14%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.67%) SQL
2 20 (3.92%) Python
3 18 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.33%) Java
5 16 (3.14%) Bash Shell
6 14 (2.75%) Perl
6 14 (2.75%) PHP
7 10 (1.96%) C
7 10 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.39%) Groovy
9 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.20%) C#
10 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 223 (43.73%) Cisco Certification
2 169 (33.14%) CCNP
3 154 (30.20%) CCNA
4 52 (10.20%) Security Cleared
5 42 (8.24%) Degree
6 38 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 37 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (6.86%) CCIE
9 34 (6.67%) CISSP
10 19 (3.73%) CISM
11 17 (3.33%) CCSA
11 17 (3.33%) MCSE
12 15 (2.94%) MCSA
13 14 (2.75%) CCDP
13 14 (2.75%) CEH
13 14 (2.75%) SANS
14 12 (2.35%) GIAC
14 12 (2.35%) MCP
14 12 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (2.16%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.02%) SLA
2 31 (6.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (3.73%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.18%) COBIT
6 5 (0.98%) QA
7 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 107 (20.98%) Active Directory
2 73 (14.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (12.35%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.06%) vSphere
5 23 (4.51%) XenApp
6 14 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.55%) Terminal Services
7 13 (2.55%) Xen
8 12 (2.35%) Forefront TMG
8 12 (2.35%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.37%) ProxySG
9 7 (1.37%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.78%) Snort
11 3 (0.59%) KVM
12 2 (0.39%) Firmware
12 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (4.51%) FortiGate
2 19 (3.73%) Puppet
3 11 (2.16%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.16%) SCCM
4 10 (1.96%) Ansible
5 9 (1.76%) QRadar
6 7 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.37%) Nagios
6 7 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.18%) SELinux
8 5 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (0.98%) Zenoss
9 4 (0.78%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.59%) Cacti
10 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.59%) SCOM
10 3 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 306 (60.00%) Cisco
2 135 (26.47%) VMware
3 116 (22.75%) Microsoft
4 91 (17.84%) Juniper
5 83 (16.27%) CheckPoint
6 69 (13.53%) HP
7 48 (9.41%) Citrix
8 45 (8.82%) F5
9 34 (6.67%) NetApp
10 31 (6.08%) Intel Security
11 22 (4.31%) SonicWALL
12 17 (3.33%) Dell
13 16 (3.14%) Palo Alto
13 16 (3.14%) Splunk
14 14 (2.75%) Nokia
15 13 (2.55%) Meraki
15 13 (2.55%) Symantec
16 11 (2.16%) IBM
16 11 (2.16%) Oracle
16 11 (2.16%) WatchGuard
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Posted: Yesterday
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