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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 52 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 286 246 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.61% 4.59% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.15% 31.82% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 228 210 163
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,150 £56,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
918 773 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.79% 14.43% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 724 664 708
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +1 129 £45,000 +14.64% 12
Coventry -3 32 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Worcestershire +16 25 £41,500 +16.90% 2
Warwickshire +2 20 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Solihull +21 15 £32,500 -2.25% 5
Walsall -3 12 £39,750 +22.30%
Staffordshire -29 10 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Wolverhampton -6 7 £36,000 +38.46% 2
Dudley +3 4 £28,250 -2.58%
Shropshire -44 4 £34,000 +9.67% 5
West Bromwich - 4 £40,000 - 2
Herefordshire +5 2 £37,500 +5.63%
Halesowen - 2 £37,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £30,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,500 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 328 (57.95%) Cisco
2 237 (41.87%) LAN
2 237 (41.87%) WAN
3 224 (39.58%) Windows
4 219 (38.69%) Cisco Certification
5 171 (30.21%) CCNP
6 151 (26.68%) CCNA
7 149 (26.33%) Windows Server
8 147 (25.97%) Active Directory
8 147 (25.97%) VMware
9 143 (25.27%) VPN
10 129 (22.79%) Microsoft
11 123 (21.73%) Network Security
12 121 (21.38%) Juniper
13 118 (20.85%) TCP/IP
14 114 (20.14%) Linux
15 104 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
16 98 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 97 (17.14%) Data Centre
18 93 (16.43%) MPLS
19 91 (16.08%) CheckPoint
20 87 (15.37%) OSPF
21 81 (14.31%) BGP
22 79 (13.96%) HP
22 79 (13.96%) VoIP
22 79 (13.96%) MS Exchange
23 76 (13.43%) ITIL
23 76 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
24 73 (12.90%) DNS
25 71 (12.54%) Wireless

Firewall
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 79 (13.96%) MS Exchange
2 37 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 32 (5.65%) Tomcat
4 29 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (4.77%) Apache
6 25 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (3.18%) Skype for Business
8 16 (2.83%) IIS
9 12 (2.12%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.94%) nginx
11 10 (1.77%) JBoss
12 7 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.88%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.53%) SAS
16 1 (0.18%) CMS
16 1 (0.18%) Oracle Application Server
16 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.30%) MS Office
4 7 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.30%) Office 365
3 23 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.65%) IaaS
5 13 (2.30%) SaaS
6 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.88%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.88%) PaaS
7 4 (0.71%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 237 (41.87%) LAN
1 237 (41.87%) WAN
2 143 (25.27%) VPN
3 123 (21.73%) Network Security
4 118 (20.85%) TCP/IP
5 104 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
6 93 (16.43%) MPLS
7 87 (15.37%) OSPF
8 81 (14.31%) BGP
9 79 (13.96%) VoIP
10 73 (12.90%) DNS
11 71 (12.54%) Wireless
12 65 (11.48%) VLAN
13 59 (10.42%) SAN
14 56 (9.89%) Wi-Fi
15 55 (9.72%) DHCP
16 46 (8.13%) Cisco Nexus
17 43 (7.60%) EIGRP
18 41 (7.24%) SSL
19 37 (6.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.24%) MySQL
3 9 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.41%) Travis CI
3 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.53%) Selenium
4 3 (0.53%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (6.18%) Finance
2 17 (3.00%) Manufacturing
3 15 (2.65%) Retail
4 11 (1.94%) Law
5 10 (1.77%) Legal
5 10 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.88%) Banking
7 5 (0.88%) Publishing
8 4 (0.71%) Games
8 4 (0.71%) German Language
8 4 (0.71%) Marketing
9 3 (0.53%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 161 (28.45%) Network Engineer
2 76 (13.43%) Analyst
3 42 (7.42%) Cisco Engineer
4 41 (7.24%) Consultant
5 39 (6.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 38 (6.71%) Administrator
6 38 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 36 (6.36%) Senior Network Engineer
8 35 (6.18%) Architect
9 33 (5.83%) Network Analyst
10 30 (5.30%) Security Engineer
11 28 (4.95%) Network Consultant
12 26 (4.59%) Security Manager
12 26 (4.59%) Support Analyst
13 25 (4.42%) Network Support
13 25 (4.42%) Support Engineer
14 23 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support
15 22 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
16 21 (3.71%) Designer
17 20 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.41%) LAMP
1 8 (1.41%) Web Services
2 5 (0.88%) HTML
2 5 (0.88%) Middleware
3 4 (0.71%) .NET
3 4 (0.71%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (0.53%) COM
4 3 (0.53%) XML
5 2 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (0.35%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.35%) WAP
6 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.18%) Memcached
6 1 (0.18%) RESTful
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.41%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.06%) Clustering
7 6 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.06%) HP StoreVirtual
7 6 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (0.88%) CMDB
8 5 (0.88%) Cryptography
8 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (0.88%) iPad
8 5 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (0.88%) Statistics
9 4 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 224 (39.58%) Windows
2 149 (26.33%) Windows Server
3 114 (20.14%) Linux
4 76 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (6.89%) Windows 8
8 34 (6.01%) Unix
9 26 (4.59%) Windows 2000 Server
10 25 (4.42%) Windows XP
11 23 (4.06%) Windows 7
12 16 (2.83%) CentOS
13 15 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (2.47%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.24%) Android
15 7 (1.24%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.88%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.88%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.71%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (13.43%) ITIL
2 63 (11.13%) Information Security
3 59 (10.42%) Load Balancing
4 58 (10.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (7.60%) Presales
6 38 (6.71%) SIEM
7 31 (5.48%) Project Management
8 28 (4.95%) Configuration Management
8 28 (4.95%) Network Management
9 25 (4.42%) Change Control
9 25 (4.42%) Network Design
10 23 (4.06%) Cybersecurity
10 23 (4.06%) Incident Management
11 22 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (3.89%) Service Delivery
12 20 (3.53%) Data Protection
12 20 (3.53%) Risk Management
13 19 (3.36%) DevOps
14 17 (3.00%) Mentoring
15 16 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (9.19%) SQL
2 23 (4.06%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.71%) Java
3 21 (3.71%) Python
4 16 (2.83%) Bash Shell
4 16 (2.83%) Perl
5 15 (2.65%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.77%) C
7 8 (1.41%) Tcl
8 5 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.35%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) C#
11 1 (0.18%) C++
11 1 (0.18%) Korn
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 219 (38.69%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (30.21%) CCNP
3 151 (26.68%) CCNA
4 60 (10.60%) Security Cleared
5 56 (9.89%) Degree
6 47 (8.30%) SC Cleared
7 36 (6.36%) CISSP
8 34 (6.01%) CCIE
9 31 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (4.06%) CISM
11 22 (3.89%) MCSE
12 16 (2.83%) MCSA
13 15 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (2.47%) MCITP
15 12 (2.12%) CEH
16 11 (1.94%) CISA
17 9 (1.59%) GIAC
17 9 (1.59%) SSCP
18 8 (1.41%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 46 (8.13%) SLA
2 16 (2.83%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.59%) COBIT
5 5 (0.88%) QA
6 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 147 (25.97%) Active Directory
2 98 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (11.48%) Hyper-V
4 48 (8.48%) vSphere
5 35 (6.18%) XenApp
6 20 (3.53%) VMware ESX
7 19 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (3.36%) XenDesktop
8 13 (2.30%) Xen
9 11 (1.94%) ProxySG
10 6 (1.06%) Firmware
10 6 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (1.06%) Snort
10 6 (1.06%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.71%) iptables
11 4 (0.71%) XenServer
12 3 (0.53%) KVM
13 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.00%) Backup Exec
1 17 (3.00%) FortiGate
1 17 (3.00%) Puppet
2 15 (2.65%) SCCM
3 11 (1.94%) NetBackup
4 10 (1.77%) Ansible
5 9 (1.59%) SCOM
6 8 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.06%) Nagios
9 5 (0.88%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.71%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.71%) QRadar
10 4 (0.71%) RSA enVision
11 3 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.53%) Nessus
11 3 (0.53%) Proventia
12 2 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 328 (57.95%) Cisco
2 147 (25.97%) VMware
3 129 (22.79%) Microsoft
4 121 (21.38%) Juniper
5 91 (16.08%) CheckPoint
6 79 (13.96%) HP
7 69 (12.19%) Citrix
8 43 (7.60%) F5
9 33 (5.83%) Intel Security
10 30 (5.30%) SonicWALL
11 25 (4.42%) NetApp
12 20 (3.53%) Symantec
13 19 (3.36%) Extreme Networks
14 16 (2.83%) Dell
15 14 (2.47%) Blue Coat
15 14 (2.47%) EMC
15 14 (2.47%) Palo Alto
16 13 (2.30%) Aruba
16 13 (2.30%) Sophos
16 13 (2.30%) Veeam
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £26K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham
33-6 Consultancy Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I4 Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Morson International (IT)
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago