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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 37 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 328 236 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.94% 4.59% 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.93% 28.99% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 246 219 241
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,300 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
939 814 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.02% 15.82% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 735 711 811
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £53,500
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +9 139 £37,500 -16.66% 9
Coventry +14 50 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Worcestershire +18 32 £42,500 - 5
Staffordshire +4 24 £35,000 +15.70% 1
Warwickshire +5 18 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Herefordshire -1 13 £45,000 +6.50% 8
Solihull -8 13 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Dudley +8 12 £32,000 +26.73%
West Bromwich +11 10 £34,500 -6.75%
Shropshire -10 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £20,000 -
Wolverhampton +2 1 £42,500 -18.26%
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 378 (59.43%) Cisco
2 274 (43.08%) Cisco Certification
3 236 (37.11%) WAN
4 220 (34.59%) CCNA
5 196 (30.82%) Windows
6 195 (30.66%) LAN
7 160 (25.16%) CCNP
8 158 (24.84%) Active Directory
8 158 (24.84%) VPN
9 157 (24.69%) Network Security
10 155 (24.37%) Microsoft
11 140 (22.01%) DNS
12 135 (21.23%) Data Centre
13 133 (20.91%) CheckPoint
14 130 (20.44%) VMware
15 119 (18.71%) ITIL
16 112 (17.61%) VLAN
17 111 (17.45%) Windows Server
18 102 (16.04%) DHCP
19 94 (14.78%) VoIP
19 94 (14.78%) Wireless
20 93 (14.62%) Cisco ASA
21 91 (14.31%) VMware Infrastructure
22 87 (13.68%) MS Excel
22 87 (13.68%) SIEM
23 86 (13.52%) TCP/IP
23 86 (13.52%) HP
24 85 (13.36%) Linux
24 85 (13.36%) OSPF
25 84 (13.21%) Presales

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 66 (10.38%) MS Exchange
2 38 (5.97%) IIS
3 16 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (2.20%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.42%) Apache
5 9 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.47%) CMS
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.16%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Site Server
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 87 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.03%) MS Office
3 11 (1.73%) MS Project
4 9 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.73%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.67%) Office 365
4 13 (2.04%) IaaS
4 13 (2.04%) SaaS
5 9 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (0.94%) PaaS
7 5 (0.79%) G Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 236 (37.11%) WAN
2 195 (30.66%) LAN
3 158 (24.84%) VPN
4 157 (24.69%) Network Security
5 140 (22.01%) DNS
6 112 (17.61%) VLAN
7 102 (16.04%) DHCP
8 94 (14.78%) VoIP
8 94 (14.78%) Wireless
9 93 (14.62%) Cisco ASA
10 86 (13.52%) TCP/IP
11 85 (13.36%) OSPF
12 71 (11.16%) MPLS
13 65 (10.22%) SAN
14 62 (9.75%) BGP
15 54 (8.49%) Cisco Nexus
16 53 (8.33%) SSL
17 51 (8.02%) EIGRP
18 34 (5.35%) Cisco IOS
18 34 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (0.79%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.31%) GIS
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.16%) MySQL
9 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.16%) GDB
2 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.16%) GitLab
2 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 81 (12.74%) Finance
2 48 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 34 (5.35%) Publishing
4 32 (5.03%) Retail
5 12 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.26%) Banking
7 6 (0.94%) Automotive
7 6 (0.94%) French Language
7 6 (0.94%) German Language
8 5 (0.79%) Law
8 5 (0.79%) Swedish Language
9 3 (0.47%) Legal
9 3 (0.47%) Marketing
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (29.87%) Network Engineer
2 115 (18.08%) Analyst
3 54 (8.49%) Senior Network Engineer
4 48 (7.55%) Consultant
5 45 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 44 (6.92%) Technical Specialist
7 43 (6.76%) Network Analyst
8 40 (6.29%) IT Support
8 40 (6.29%) Support Engineer
9 35 (5.50%) Security Analyst
10 33 (5.19%) Support Analyst
11 32 (5.03%) Cisco Engineer
12 30 (4.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 30 (4.72%) IT Engineer
13 29 (4.56%) Security Engineer
14 27 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support
15 25 (3.93%) Architect
16 24 (3.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 24 (3.77%) Network Support
17 23 (3.62%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.42%) WAP
2 8 (1.26%) 802.1X
3 6 (0.94%) Web Services
4 5 (0.79%) .NET
5 3 (0.47%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.47%) XML
6 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (0.16%) COM
7 1 (0.16%) CSS
7 1 (0.16%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.16%) HTML
7 1 (0.16%) LAMP
7 1 (0.16%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.16%) Middleware
7 1 (0.16%) Qt
7 1 (0.16%) RESTful
7 1 (0.16%) SOAP
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 135 (21.23%) Data Centre
2 42 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 34 (5.35%) CMDB
4 29 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.83%) Driving Licence
7 17 (2.67%) PKI
8 14 (2.20%) Mobile Computing
9 13 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 12 (1.89%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.73%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.26%) Clustering
14 7 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.94%) Fintech
15 6 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
16 5 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
16 5 (0.79%) Replication
17 4 (0.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 196 (30.82%) Windows
2 111 (17.45%) Windows Server
3 85 (13.36%) Linux
4 60 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (5.35%) Unix
7 27 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (3.14%) Windows 8
9 17 (2.67%) Windows 7
10 16 (2.52%) Android
10 16 (2.52%) Apple iOS
11 14 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (1.73%) Solaris
12 11 (1.73%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.10%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.94%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.31%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.31%) VyOS
17 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (18.71%) ITIL
2 87 (13.68%) SIEM
3 84 (13.21%) Presales
4 75 (11.79%) Project Management
5 73 (11.48%) Service Delivery
6 62 (9.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 57 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
8 48 (7.55%) Line Management
9 41 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 40 (6.29%) Information Security
11 39 (6.13%) Penetration Testing
12 38 (5.97%) Mentoring
13 33 (5.19%) Load Balancing
14 32 (5.03%) Network Design
14 32 (5.03%) Security Operations
14 32 (5.03%) Vulnerability Management
15 31 (4.87%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 31 (4.87%) Root Cause Analysis
15 31 (4.87%) Service Management
15 31 (4.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (9.12%) SQL
2 9 (1.42%) C
3 8 (1.26%) PowerShell
4 6 (0.94%) Java
5 4 (0.63%) Perl
5 4 (0.63%) PHP
5 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.47%) C#
6 3 (0.47%) VB
7 2 (0.31%) Python
7 2 (0.31%) Ruby
8 1 (0.16%) C++
8 1 (0.16%) Go
8 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 274 (43.08%) Cisco Certification
2 220 (34.59%) CCNA
3 160 (25.16%) CCNP
4 60 (9.43%) Degree
5 57 (8.96%) CISSP
6 56 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (8.65%) MCSE
7 55 (8.65%) Security Cleared
8 45 (7.08%) CCIE
9 30 (4.72%) CCSA
9 30 (4.72%) SC Cleared
10 27 (4.25%) CISM
10 27 (4.25%) MCSA
11 24 (3.77%) CEH
12 21 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
12 21 (3.30%) LPIC
13 17 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (2.67%) SSCP
14 16 (2.52%) PMI Certification
14 16 (2.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.29%) PCI DSS
2 36 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (4.25%) SLA
4 23 (3.62%) GPG13
5 21 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 158 (24.84%) Active Directory
2 91 (14.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.35%) Firmware
4 34 (5.35%) vSphere
5 23 (3.62%) XenApp
6 19 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.57%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (1.10%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.31%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.31%) Snort
11 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.16%) Ceph
12 1 (0.16%) KVM
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.16%) Varnish
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (5.19%) SCCM
2 27 (4.25%) Backup Exec
3 24 (3.77%) QRadar
4 23 (3.62%) SCOM
5 21 (3.30%) NetBackup
6 19 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
7 16 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (2.20%) Cisco Prime
9 10 (1.57%) Tivoli
10 9 (1.42%) FortiGate
10 9 (1.42%) Nagios
11 8 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.94%) Nessus
13 5 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.63%) WSUS
15 3 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
15 3 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 3 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 3 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
16 2 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 378 (59.43%) Cisco
2 155 (24.37%) Microsoft
3 133 (20.91%) CheckPoint
4 130 (20.44%) VMware
5 86 (13.52%) HP
6 76 (11.95%) F5
6 76 (11.95%) Juniper
7 72 (11.32%) Citrix
8 59 (9.28%) Fortinet
8 59 (9.28%) Palo Alto
9 57 (8.96%) IBM
10 47 (7.39%) SonicWALL
11 35 (5.50%) Brocade
12 31 (4.87%) NetApp
13 29 (4.56%) Red Hat
14 28 (4.40%) Dell
15 25 (3.93%) SolarWinds
16 22 (3.46%) Huawei
17 19 (2.99%) Intel Security
18 18 (2.83%) Qualys
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Excellent benefits available
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Connected IT
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K + £4.2K Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K + £4.2K Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K + £4.2K Car Allowance + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Company Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago