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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 47 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +41
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 302 299 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.91% 5.27% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.08% 34.17% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 242 272 153
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +10.66%
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
913 875 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.84% 15.42% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 728 782 725
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -12 137 £42,500 -5.55% 17
Coventry +6 35 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Worcestershire +27 25 £41,500 +6.41% 1
Warwickshire +12 18 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Shropshire -30 17 £33,750 -17.17% 5
Solihull +17 15 £32,500 - 2
Staffordshire -23 14 £30,000 -50.00% 3
Walsall -1 7 £33,500 +13.55%
Dudley 0 4 £23,500 -18.96%
West Bromwich 0 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Wolverhampton -5 4 £36,000 +38.46% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £24,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £37,500 - 2
Herefordshire -5 1 - - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £30,000 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 340 (57.53%) Cisco
2 233 (39.42%) WAN
3 231 (39.09%) Windows
4 228 (38.58%) LAN
5 213 (36.04%) Cisco Certification
6 164 (27.75%) CCNP
7 156 (26.40%) Active Directory
7 156 (26.40%) VPN
8 154 (26.06%) Windows Server
9 144 (24.37%) CCNA
10 142 (24.03%) VMware
11 134 (22.67%) Microsoft
12 131 (22.17%) Network Security
13 120 (20.30%) Linux
14 119 (20.14%) TCP/IP
15 114 (19.29%) Juniper
16 101 (17.09%) MPLS
17 100 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
18 98 (16.58%) Cisco ASA
19 95 (16.07%) OSPF
20 93 (15.74%) Data Centre
21 92 (15.57%) CheckPoint
22 88 (14.89%) ITIL
22 88 (14.89%) VoIP
23 87 (14.72%) DNS
24 86 (14.55%) BGP
25 82 (13.87%) MS Exchange
26 77 (13.03%) Wireless
27 76 (12.86%) HP
28 72 (12.18%) Citrix

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 82 (13.87%) MS Exchange
2 39 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 30 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 28 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (4.57%) Apache
5 27 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (3.21%) Skype for Business
7 18 (3.05%) IIS
8 13 (2.20%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.03%) nginx
10 10 (1.69%) JBoss
11 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.68%) SAS
13 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.17%) CMS
15 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 43 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.71%) MS Office
2 16 (2.71%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.74%) Office 365
3 24 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.37%) IaaS
5 12 (2.03%) SaaS
6 6 (1.02%) PaaS
7 4 (0.68%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.68%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 233 (39.42%) WAN
2 228 (38.58%) LAN
3 156 (26.40%) VPN
4 131 (22.17%) Network Security
5 119 (20.14%) TCP/IP
6 101 (17.09%) MPLS
7 98 (16.58%) Cisco ASA
8 95 (16.07%) OSPF
9 88 (14.89%) VoIP
10 87 (14.72%) DNS
11 86 (14.55%) BGP
12 77 (13.03%) Wireless
13 70 (11.84%) VLAN
14 64 (10.83%) DHCP
15 62 (10.49%) SAN
16 57 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
17 49 (8.29%) EIGRP
18 47 (7.95%) SSL
19 44 (7.45%) Cisco Nexus
20 38 (6.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.55%) MySQL
3 9 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.17%) DB2
9 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (2.37%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.35%) Travis CI
3 5 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.51%) Selenium
4 3 (0.51%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.17%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.17%) Subversion
5 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (7.95%) Finance
2 20 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.21%) Retail
4 17 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.03%) Law
6 10 (1.69%) Banking
6 10 (1.69%) Legal
7 9 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.18%) German Language
8 7 (1.18%) Publishing
9 6 (1.02%) French Language
10 4 (0.68%) Games
11 3 (0.51%) Automotive
11 3 (0.51%) Marketing
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 156 (26.40%) Network Engineer
2 82 (13.87%) Analyst
3 45 (7.61%) Consultant
4 41 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (6.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 35 (5.92%) Network Analyst
7 34 (5.75%) Architect
7 34 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
8 33 (5.58%) Administrator
8 33 (5.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 31 (5.25%) Network Support
9 31 (5.25%) Support Analyst
10 29 (4.91%) Support Engineer
11 26 (4.40%) Network Consultant
12 25 (4.23%) Security Engineer
12 25 (4.23%) Security Manager
13 23 (3.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (3.72%) Security Officer
15 21 (3.55%) Security Analyst
16 20 (3.38%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.35%) LAMP
2 6 (1.02%) Web Services
3 5 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (0.68%) .NET
4 4 (0.68%) Middleware
5 3 (0.51%) COM
5 3 (0.51%) WAP
5 3 (0.51%) XML
6 2 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.34%) HTML
6 2 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.34%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.17%) Memcached
7 1 (0.17%) RESTful
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 93 (15.74%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.26%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.03%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.03%) Mobile Computing
6 8 (1.35%) EqualLogic
6 8 (1.35%) iPad
6 8 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (1.18%) CMDB
7 7 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.02%) Clustering
8 6 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.02%) PKI
9 5 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
10 4 (0.68%) AS400
10 4 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 231 (39.09%) Windows
2 154 (26.06%) Windows Server
3 120 (20.30%) Linux
4 69 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (6.60%) Unix
7 39 (6.60%) Windows 8
8 26 (4.40%) Windows 2000 Server
8 26 (4.40%) Windows XP
9 25 (4.23%) Windows 7
10 18 (3.05%) CentOS
11 15 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.37%) Android
12 14 (2.37%) Apple iOS
12 14 (2.37%) Windows 10
13 12 (2.03%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.85%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (14.89%) ITIL
2 63 (10.66%) Information Security
3 59 (9.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 59 (9.98%) Load Balancing
4 47 (7.95%) Presales
5 46 (7.78%) SIEM
6 35 (5.92%) Project Management
7 32 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 28 (4.74%) Network Management
9 27 (4.57%) Network Design
10 26 (4.40%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (4.40%) Incident Management
11 24 (4.06%) Risk Management
12 22 (3.72%) Change Control
12 22 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
14 19 (3.21%) DevOps
14 19 (3.21%) Security Operations
14 19 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (3.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (9.48%) SQL
2 21 (3.55%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.21%) Python
4 18 (3.05%) Perl
5 17 (2.88%) Shell Script
6 16 (2.71%) Bash Shell
6 16 (2.71%) Java
7 8 (1.35%) Tcl
8 6 (1.02%) C
9 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.34%) VB
11 1 (0.17%) C#
11 1 (0.17%) C++
11 1 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 213 (36.04%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (27.75%) CCNP
3 144 (24.37%) CCNA
4 58 (9.81%) Degree
5 57 (9.64%) Security Cleared
6 47 (7.95%) SC Cleared
7 39 (6.60%) CISSP
8 36 (6.09%) CCIE
9 26 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (3.72%) MCSE
11 21 (3.55%) CISM
12 15 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (2.54%) MCSA
13 14 (2.37%) MCITP
13 14 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (2.03%) CEH
15 10 (1.69%) CCSA
16 9 (1.52%) SSCP
17 7 (1.18%) CISA
17 7 (1.18%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (7.45%) SLA
3 19 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.86%) COBIT
6 5 (0.85%) QA
7 4 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 156 (26.40%) Active Directory
2 100 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (11.00%) Hyper-V
4 47 (7.95%) vSphere
5 35 (5.92%) XenApp
6 20 (3.38%) VMware ESX
7 19 (3.21%) XenDesktop
8 18 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (1.69%) Xen
11 9 (1.52%) Firmware
12 8 (1.35%) ProxySG
13 6 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (1.02%) Snort
13 6 (1.02%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.85%) iptables
15 4 (0.68%) XenServer
16 3 (0.51%) KVM
17 2 (0.34%) pfSense
17 2 (0.34%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (3.55%) Puppet
2 19 (3.21%) Backup Exec
3 16 (2.71%) FortiGate
3 16 (2.71%) SCCM
4 13 (2.20%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.69%) Ansible
5 10 (1.69%) SCOM
6 9 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.18%) Nagios
8 6 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.85%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.85%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.85%) Nessus
10 4 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.68%) QRadar
10 4 (0.68%) RSA enVision
11 3 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.34%) Cacti
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 340 (57.53%) Cisco
2 142 (24.03%) VMware
3 134 (22.67%) Microsoft
4 114 (19.29%) Juniper
5 92 (15.57%) CheckPoint
6 76 (12.86%) HP
7 72 (12.18%) Citrix
8 46 (7.78%) F5
9 40 (6.77%) SonicWALL
10 32 (5.41%) Intel Security
11 26 (4.40%) NetApp
12 24 (4.06%) Palo Alto
13 19 (3.21%) Symantec
14 18 (3.05%) SolarWinds
15 17 (2.88%) Dell
15 17 (2.88%) Extreme Networks
15 17 (2.88%) Red Hat
16 15 (2.54%) Veeam
17 14 (2.37%) Aruba
17 14 (2.37%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 3 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 46 Days hols + Fantastic bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £26K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: 15% Shift Allowance, Pension, 25 Days Holiday,
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Convergence Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
The Elms School
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago