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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 280 212 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.79% 3.93% 4.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.28% 23.87% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 256 184 180
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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
895 888 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.31% 16.48% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 811 725 794
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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 +10 169 £47,000 +17.50% 12
Shropshire +8 23 £37,438 +15.19% 1
Coventry -13 23 £45,000 +26.76% 5
Staffordshire +10 18 £41,500 +39.49% 3
Warwickshire -5 14 £35,000 +25.67% 3
Solihull +8 12 £32,500 -23.52%
Walsall +1 3 £26,500 -22.05% 1
Wolverhampton -5 2 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Worcestershire -14 1 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Dudley - 1 £29,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 299 (57.50%) Cisco
2 183 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
3 182 (35.00%) Windows
4 147 (28.27%) CheckPoint
5 131 (25.19%) VMware
6 122 (23.46%) CCNA
7 117 (22.50%) CCNP
8 115 (22.12%) Active Directory
9 110 (21.15%) WAN
10 107 (20.58%) Data Centre
11 104 (20.00%) VPN
12 96 (18.46%) MS Exchange
13 95 (18.27%) LAN
14 92 (17.69%) TCP/IP
15 91 (17.50%) Microsoft
16 87 (16.73%) Citrix
17 83 (15.96%) BGP
18 81 (15.58%) OSPF
18 81 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
19 80 (15.38%) Linux
20 74 (14.23%) DNS
21 71 (13.65%) SAN
22 70 (13.46%) Juniper
22 70 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
23 67 (12.88%) Network Security
23 67 (12.88%) HP
24 64 (12.31%) Finance
24 64 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
25 61 (11.73%) F5
26 60 (11.54%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 96 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 32 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (2.88%) Apache
6 10 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.54%) IIS
9 4 (0.77%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.38%) WordPress
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 45 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.85%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Sentinel
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.92%) Office 365
2 4 (0.77%) SaaS
3 3 (0.58%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 110 (21.15%) WAN
2 104 (20.00%) VPN
3 95 (18.27%) LAN
4 92 (17.69%) TCP/IP
5 83 (15.96%) BGP
6 81 (15.58%) OSPF
7 74 (14.23%) DNS
8 71 (13.65%) SAN
9 70 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
10 67 (12.88%) Network Security
11 57 (10.96%) VLAN
12 56 (10.77%) VoIP
13 46 (8.85%) MPLS
14 42 (8.08%) Cisco Nexus
15 38 (7.31%) Wireless
16 35 (6.73%) DHCP
17 34 (6.54%) Cisco IOS
18 33 (6.35%) Spanning Tree
19 30 (5.77%) IPsec
20 27 (5.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (0.77%) MySQL
6 3 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.19%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) RequisitePro
1 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.19%) Hudson
2 1 (0.19%) JUnit
2 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (12.31%) Finance
2 37 (7.12%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.50%) Banking
5 10 (1.92%) Marketing
6 7 (1.35%) Swedish Language
7 5 (0.96%) Legal
8 4 (0.77%) Automotive
9 3 (0.58%) Electronics
9 3 (0.58%) Advertising
9 3 (0.58%) Norwegian Language
9 3 (0.58%) Finnish Language
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Retail
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 152 (29.23%) Network Engineer
2 67 (12.88%) Project Manager
3 66 (12.69%) Analyst
4 47 (9.04%) Support Engineer
5 46 (8.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 41 (7.88%) Consultant
7 30 (5.77%) Network Analyst
8 28 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (5.00%) Network Consultant
10 25 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (4.81%) Administrator
11 23 (4.42%) Architect
11 23 (4.42%) Infrastructure Manager
12 22 (4.23%) Network Manager
13 20 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 20 (3.85%) Network Support
14 19 (3.65%) Security Analyst
15 17 (3.27%) Cisco Engineer
15 17 (3.27%) Security Engineer
16 16 (3.08%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.88%) CSS
2 8 (1.54%) Middleware
3 3 (0.58%) OLE
3 3 (0.58%) Web Services
3 3 (0.58%) XML
3 3 (0.58%) HTML
3 3 (0.58%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.38%) Swing
4 2 (0.38%) jQuery
4 2 (0.38%) HTML5
4 2 (0.38%) Memcached
4 2 (0.38%) REST
5 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.19%) VXML
5 1 (0.19%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.19%) Spring
5 1 (0.19%) JSON
5 1 (0.19%) COM
5 1 (0.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 107 (20.58%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.88%) HP StoreVirtual
4 12 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.12%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.73%) Clustering
7 8 (1.54%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
8 7 (1.35%) Replication
8 7 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.77%) iPhone
10 4 (0.77%) CCTV
10 4 (0.77%) SecurID
10 4 (0.77%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.58%) Handset
12 2 (0.38%) PKI
12 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 182 (35.00%) Windows
2 81 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 80 (15.38%) Linux
4 64 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (10.77%) UNIX
6 54 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (4.23%) Windows 8
8 18 (3.46%) Solaris
9 15 (2.88%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.73%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.73%) Android
10 9 (1.73%) Windows 2000
10 9 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (1.54%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.15%) CentOS
13 5 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (11.54%) ITIL
2 40 (7.69%) SIEM
3 35 (6.73%) Load Balancing
4 34 (6.54%) Project Management
5 28 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (5.38%) Network Design
5 28 (5.38%) Change Control
6 24 (4.62%) PRINCE2
6 24 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (4.04%) Service Delivery
8 20 (3.85%) Information Security
9 18 (3.46%) Incident Management
9 18 (3.46%) Network Management
10 15 (2.88%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (2.88%) Configuration Management
11 14 (2.69%) Change Management
11 14 (2.69%) Mentoring
12 12 (2.31%) Software Delivery
12 12 (2.31%) Workflow
13 11 (2.12%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.35%) SQL
2 19 (3.65%) Perl
3 11 (2.12%) PHP
4 8 (1.54%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.35%) Java
6 5 (0.96%) Tcl
6 5 (0.96%) C
7 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.19%) Groovy
8 1 (0.19%) VB
8 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 183 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (23.46%) CCNA
3 117 (22.50%) CCNP
4 38 (7.31%) CCIE
5 37 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (5.58%) MCSE
7 24 (4.62%) Degree
8 21 (4.04%) MCSA
8 21 (4.04%) CISSP
9 18 (3.46%) Security Cleared
10 17 (3.27%) SC Cleared
11 14 (2.69%) CCSA
12 12 (2.31%) CCSE
12 12 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (2.31%) MCITP
13 10 (1.92%) CISM
14 8 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (1.35%) SSCP
15 7 (1.35%) CEH
16 6 (1.15%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.69%) SLA
2 18 (3.46%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (22.12%) Active Directory
2 59 (11.35%) Hyper-V
3 57 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (5.58%) XenApp
5 27 (5.19%) vSphere
6 17 (3.27%) Forefront TMG
7 13 (2.50%) Terminal Services
8 12 (2.31%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.12%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.58%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.38%) XenServer
12 2 (0.38%) Snort
12 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.19%) Firmware
13 1 (0.19%) Samba
13 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (2.12%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.73%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.54%) Nagios
5 7 (1.35%) SELinux
5 7 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.77%) SCCM
7 3 (0.58%) SCOM
7 3 (0.58%) Cacti
7 3 (0.58%) WSUS
8 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.38%) logstash
8 2 (0.38%) Opsview
8 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.19%) WMI
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 299 (57.50%) Cisco
2 147 (28.27%) CheckPoint
3 131 (25.19%) VMware
4 91 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 87 (16.73%) Citrix
6 70 (13.46%) Juniper
7 67 (12.88%) HP
8 61 (11.73%) F5
9 37 (7.12%) SonicWALL
10 36 (6.92%) McAfee
11 33 (6.35%) NetApp
12 28 (5.38%) Dell
13 18 (3.46%) Fortinet
14 17 (3.27%) Symantec
15 15 (2.88%) Avaya
16 12 (2.31%) Brocade
17 9 (1.73%) Sophos
17 9 (1.73%) Kaspersky
17 9 (1.73%) Veeam
17 9 (1.73%) AVG
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
IDS-INDATA.CO.UK
Salary: From £37,500 to £42,500 per annum Commensurate with experience
Posted: 26 days ago