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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
England / West Midlands
Rank 33 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 278 277 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.00% 4.67% 4.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.72% 31.99% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 231 246 233
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,100 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
737 866 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.91% 14.61% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 615 714 692
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +14 115 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Warwickshire +39 29 £46,750 +3.88% 1
Solihull +10 25 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Worcestershire -7 25 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Coventry +1 24 £41,500 +6.41% 2
Herefordshire -3 23 £45,000 +66.66% 6
Shropshire -1 16 £32,750 -31.05% 8
Staffordshire +1 15 £35,000 +7.69%
Dudley +7 2 £25,000 -1.96%
West Bromwich - 2 £38,000 -
Wolverhampton +7 1 £23,500 -35.17% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £62,000 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 385 (63.43%) Cisco
2 269 (44.32%) Cisco Certification
3 214 (35.26%) WAN
4 212 (34.93%) CCNA
5 181 (29.82%) LAN
6 175 (28.83%) CCNP
7 171 (28.17%) Windows
7 171 (28.17%) Network Security
8 138 (22.73%) DNS
9 133 (21.91%) Active Directory
10 126 (20.76%) CheckPoint
10 126 (20.76%) Data Centre
11 116 (19.11%) VPN
12 115 (18.95%) SIEM
13 111 (18.29%) VMware
14 108 (17.79%) ITIL
15 106 (17.46%) OSPF
16 105 (17.30%) Microsoft
17 99 (16.31%) Cisco ASA
17 99 (16.31%) Windows Server
18 91 (14.99%) VLAN
19 90 (14.83%) Linux
20 85 (14.00%) VoIP
21 84 (13.84%) MPLS
22 82 (13.51%) DHCP
23 80 (13.18%) Presales
24 77 (12.69%) TCP/IP
25 75 (12.36%) Service Delivery
26 74 (12.19%) Wireless
26 74 (12.19%) HP

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 50 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 28 (4.61%) IIS
3 16 (2.64%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (1.65%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.82%) Site Server
8 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.33%) Apache
9 2 (0.33%) CMS
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.16%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.16%) nginx
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.61%) MS Office
3 8 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.82%) MS Project
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Northgate Housing
1 4 (0.66%) Sentinel
1 4 (0.66%) Workfront
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.28%) Office 365
2 19 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.82%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.66%) G Suite
6 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.49%) IaaS
6 3 (0.49%) PaaS
6 3 (0.49%) SaaS
7 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 214 (35.26%) WAN
2 181 (29.82%) LAN
3 171 (28.17%) Network Security
4 138 (22.73%) DNS
5 116 (19.11%) VPN
6 106 (17.46%) OSPF
7 99 (16.31%) Cisco ASA
8 91 (14.99%) VLAN
9 85 (14.00%) VoIP
10 84 (13.84%) MPLS
11 82 (13.51%) DHCP
12 77 (12.69%) TCP/IP
13 74 (12.19%) Wireless
14 60 (9.88%) BGP
15 55 (9.06%) Cisco Nexus
16 51 (8.40%) SSL
17 43 (7.08%) SAN
18 38 (6.26%) Cisco IOS
19 33 (5.44%) Internet
20 32 (5.27%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.82%) ZAP BI
4 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.33%) Big Data
6 2 (0.33%) GIS
7 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.16%) MySQL
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) Redis
7 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.65%) Burp Suite
1 10 (1.65%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.16%) GDB
2 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.16%) GitLab
2 1 (0.16%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
General
1 58 (9.56%) Finance
2 39 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.79%) Publishing
4 16 (2.64%) Retail
5 11 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.82%) Law
6 5 (0.82%) Marketing
7 3 (0.49%) Banking
7 3 (0.49%) Local Government
8 2 (0.33%) Advertising
8 2 (0.33%) Automotive
8 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.33%) French Language
8 2 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 232 (38.22%) Network Engineer
2 98 (16.14%) Analyst
3 60 (9.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 49 (8.07%) Cisco Engineer
5 46 (7.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 46 (7.58%) Security Engineer
6 41 (6.75%) Security Analyst
6 41 (6.75%) Support Engineer
7 40 (6.59%) Consultant
8 36 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (4.78%) Architect
9 29 (4.78%) Network Security Engineer
9 29 (4.78%) Technical Specialist
10 27 (4.45%) Network Analyst
11 25 (4.12%) SIEM Consultant
12 23 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 22 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
14 21 (3.46%) Administrator
14 21 (3.46%) Network Support
15 20 (3.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.97%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.32%) Middleware
3 4 (0.66%) WAP
3 4 (0.66%) Web Services
4 3 (0.49%) .NET
4 3 (0.49%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (0.16%) COM
6 1 (0.16%) CSS
6 1 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.16%) LAMP
6 1 (0.16%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.16%) OAuth
6 1 (0.16%) OpenID
6 1 (0.16%) Qt
6 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (20.76%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.79%) CMDB
5 21 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 17 (2.80%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (2.64%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (1.65%) PKI
10 9 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.32%) iPad
12 6 (0.99%) Fintech
12 6 (0.99%) Handset
12 6 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
13 5 (0.82%) Clustering
13 5 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.49%) Cyber Defence
14 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 171 (28.17%) Windows
2 99 (16.31%) Windows Server
3 90 (14.83%) Linux
4 54 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (7.91%) Unix
6 43 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.64%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.65%) VyOS
9 10 (1.65%) Windows 10
9 10 (1.65%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.99%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.82%) Android
11 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.49%) Solaris
13 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (18.95%) SIEM
2 108 (17.79%) ITIL
3 80 (13.18%) Presales
4 75 (12.36%) Service Delivery
5 66 (10.87%) Project Management
6 61 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 59 (9.72%) Cybersecurity
8 54 (8.90%) Mentoring
9 49 (8.07%) Load Balancing
10 48 (7.91%) Vulnerability Management
11 44 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
12 42 (6.92%) Network Design
13 40 (6.59%) Penetration Testing
14 39 (6.43%) Information Security
15 36 (5.93%) PRINCE2
16 35 (5.77%) Change Control
16 35 (5.77%) Line Management
16 35 (5.77%) Software Engineering
17 32 (5.27%) Security Operations
18 31 (5.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (6.75%) SQL
2 12 (1.98%) Java
3 8 (1.32%) C
4 7 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.99%) Perl
6 5 (0.82%) Python
7 4 (0.66%) Korn
7 4 (0.66%) PHP
7 4 (0.66%) Ruby
8 3 (0.49%) C#
8 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.49%) VB
9 1 (0.16%) C++
9 1 (0.16%) Go
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 269 (44.32%) Cisco Certification
2 212 (34.93%) CCNA
3 175 (28.83%) CCNP
4 58 (9.56%) CISSP
5 52 (8.57%) CCIE
6 50 (8.24%) Degree
6 50 (8.24%) Security Cleared
7 33 (5.44%) CISM
8 32 (5.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (5.11%) CEH
9 31 (5.11%) MCSE
10 30 (4.94%) SC Cleared
11 28 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (3.62%) GIAC
13 18 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
13 18 (2.97%) LPIC
14 17 (2.80%) CCSA
14 17 (2.80%) GCIH
15 14 (2.31%) CCDA
15 14 (2.31%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.56%) PCI DSS
2 35 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (4.12%) GPG13
4 22 (3.62%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (3.62%) SLA
5 18 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.99%) PMO
7 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.33%) BS25999
9 1 (0.16%) ISO27002
System Software
1 133 (21.91%) Active Directory
2 69 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.79%) Firmware
5 15 (2.47%) vSphere
6 14 (2.31%) Forefront TMG
6 14 (2.31%) Terminal Services
7 13 (2.14%) XenDesktop
8 12 (1.98%) XenApp
9 6 (0.99%) Snort
10 4 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.49%) pfSense
12 2 (0.33%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.16%) Ceph
13 1 (0.16%) KVM
13 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.16%) Varnish
13 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (4.61%) QRadar
2 25 (4.12%) SCCM
3 24 (3.95%) SCOM
4 22 (3.62%) Nagios
5 19 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 18 (2.97%) NetBackup
7 11 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (1.32%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.82%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.66%) Nessus
12 4 (0.66%) Netcool
12 4 (0.66%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 3 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 385 (63.43%) Cisco
2 126 (20.76%) CheckPoint
3 111 (18.29%) VMware
4 105 (17.30%) Microsoft
5 74 (12.19%) HP
6 67 (11.04%) F5
7 60 (9.88%) Fortinet
7 60 (9.88%) Juniper
8 51 (8.40%) IBM
9 50 (8.24%) Citrix
10 41 (6.75%) Palo Alto
11 40 (6.59%) SonicWALL
12 33 (5.44%) SolarWinds
13 32 (5.27%) Dell
13 32 (5.27%) NetApp
14 28 (4.61%) Avaya
15 27 (4.45%) Brocade
16 26 (4.28%) Red Hat
17 23 (3.79%) Cyberoam
18 19 (3.13%) Intel Security
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £65,000 plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £42500- £47500
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 16 days ago
Whitchurch, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Guru Careers
Salary: 23000-30000 Per Annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago