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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 42 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 267 263 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.78% 4.81% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.05% 28.84% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 242 226 208
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
860 912 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.38% 16.66% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 774 743 793
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +3 158 £42,500 -8.10% 8
Coventry -5 29 £45,000 +16.88% 11
Warwickshire +6 22 £37,000 +32.14% 6
Staffordshire -3 15 £35,048 +17.80% 2
Shropshire +1 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Solihull +18 10 £36,000 -15.29% 1
West Bromwich - 5 £30,500 -
Herefordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Walsall +1 1 £21,500 -36.76%
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 296 (56.70%) Cisco
2 189 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
3 182 (34.87%) Windows
4 151 (28.93%) CheckPoint
5 127 (24.33%) CCNP
6 119 (22.80%) CCNA
7 118 (22.61%) Active Directory
8 117 (22.41%) WAN
9 116 (22.22%) VMware
10 112 (21.46%) VPN
11 111 (21.26%) LAN
12 103 (19.73%) MS Exchange
13 87 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 87 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 85 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 85 (16.28%) Data Centre
15 81 (15.52%) Citrix
16 79 (15.13%) BGP
17 78 (14.94%) OSPF
17 78 (14.94%) Juniper
18 73 (13.98%) HP
19 71 (13.60%) SAN
20 68 (13.03%) Finance
21 67 (12.84%) Linux
21 67 (12.84%) Hyper-V
22 66 (12.64%) Network Security
23 65 (12.45%) Cisco ASA
24 63 (12.07%) DNS
25 62 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
25 62 (11.88%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 103 (19.73%) MS Exchange
2 39 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 36 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.15%) IIS
7 6 (1.15%) Apache
8 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.38%) Zimbra
10 1 (0.19%) Lync
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.26%) MS Office
3 6 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.30%) Office 365
2 6 (1.15%) SaaS
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 117 (22.41%) WAN
2 112 (21.46%) VPN
3 111 (21.26%) LAN
4 87 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 79 (15.13%) BGP
6 78 (14.94%) OSPF
7 71 (13.60%) SAN
8 66 (12.64%) Network Security
9 65 (12.45%) Cisco ASA
10 63 (12.07%) DNS
11 61 (11.69%) VLAN
12 59 (11.30%) VoIP
13 49 (9.39%) MPLS
14 42 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus
15 41 (7.85%) Wireless
16 37 (7.09%) Cisco IOS
17 34 (6.51%) IPsec
18 33 (6.32%) Spanning Tree
19 32 (6.13%) DHCP
20 30 (5.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.38%) MySQL
5 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.19%) MS Access
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Hudson
3 1 (0.19%) JUnit
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (13.03%) Finance
2 33 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.49%) Banking
5 10 (1.92%) Marketing
6 9 (1.72%) Swedish Language
7 5 (0.96%) Automotive
8 4 (0.77%) Legal
8 4 (0.77%) Finnish Language
8 4 (0.77%) Norwegian Language
9 3 (0.57%) German Language
9 3 (0.57%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 159 (30.46%) Network Engineer
2 78 (14.94%) Analyst
3 55 (10.54%) Project Manager
4 44 (8.43%) Consultant
5 43 (8.24%) Support Engineer
6 41 (7.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 32 (6.13%) Network Analyst
8 28 (5.36%) Administrator
9 25 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (4.41%) Network Consultant
11 22 (4.21%) Architect
11 22 (4.21%) Security Analyst
12 21 (4.02%) Network Support
13 19 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
13 19 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (3.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 17 (3.26%) Technical Support
15 16 (3.07%) Cisco Engineer
15 16 (3.07%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.11%) CSS
2 8 (1.53%) Middleware
3 4 (0.77%) HTML
4 3 (0.57%) XML
4 3 (0.57%) OLE
4 3 (0.57%) MSMQ
5 2 (0.38%) jQuery
5 2 (0.38%) Memcached
6 1 (0.19%) REST
6 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (0.19%) HTML5
6 1 (0.19%) EDI
6 1 (0.19%) VXML
6 1 (0.19%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.19%) Spring
6 1 (0.19%) JSON
6 1 (0.19%) XSLT
6 1 (0.19%) Swing
6 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.64%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (1.92%) Thin Client
4 10 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 10 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 9 (1.72%) Replication
6 8 (1.53%) Mobile Computing
7 7 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.77%) CCTV
9 4 (0.77%) Clustering
9 4 (0.77%) BYOD
10 3 (0.57%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.57%) SecurID
10 3 (0.57%) Handset
10 3 (0.57%) iPhone
11 2 (0.38%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 182 (34.87%) Windows
2 85 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 67 (12.84%) Linux
4 62 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (10.15%) UNIX
7 22 (4.21%) Windows 7
7 22 (4.21%) Windows 8
8 17 (3.26%) Solaris
9 13 (2.49%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.11%) Android
10 11 (2.11%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.72%) Windows 2000
12 8 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.38%) CentOS
15 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (10.92%) ITIL
2 48 (9.20%) SIEM
3 35 (6.70%) Load Balancing
4 32 (6.13%) Project Management
5 27 (5.17%) Change Control
6 24 (4.60%) PRINCE2
6 24 (4.60%) Network Design
7 22 (4.21%) Service Delivery
7 22 (4.21%) Information Security
7 22 (4.21%) Network Management
8 20 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (3.64%) Mentoring
10 18 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (2.68%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (2.68%) Incident Management
12 13 (2.49%) Change Management
12 13 (2.49%) Coaching
13 12 (2.30%) Mobile Device Management
13 12 (2.30%) Workflow
13 12 (2.30%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.75%) SQL
2 12 (2.30%) Perl
3 9 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.53%) C
5 5 (0.96%) Tcl
6 4 (0.77%) PHP
7 2 (0.38%) Java
7 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.38%) VBA
7 2 (0.38%) VB
8 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.19%) VB6
8 1 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 189 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (24.33%) CCNP
3 119 (22.80%) CCNA
4 43 (8.24%) CCIE
5 34 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (4.41%) CISSP
6 23 (4.41%) MCSE
7 22 (4.21%) Degree
8 19 (3.64%) MCSA
9 16 (3.07%) CCSA
10 15 (2.87%) Security Cleared
11 14 (2.68%) SC Cleared
12 12 (2.30%) CISM
13 11 (2.11%) CCSE
14 9 (1.72%) MCP
14 9 (1.72%) MCITP
15 8 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.34%) CEH
16 7 (1.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.43%) SLA
2 17 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.07%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (22.61%) Active Directory
2 67 (12.84%) Hyper-V
3 54 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (6.32%) XenApp
5 27 (5.17%) vSphere
6 21 (4.02%) Forefront TMG
7 14 (2.68%) XenDesktop
7 14 (2.68%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.53%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.96%) Snort
9 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.57%) Firmware
11 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.19%) Samba
12 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (2.87%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (1.72%) FortiGate
3 9 (1.72%) SELinux
4 5 (0.96%) WSUS
5 4 (0.77%) Zenoss
5 4 (0.77%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.57%) SCCM
6 3 (0.57%) SCOM
6 3 (0.57%) Cacti
6 3 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.57%) Nagios
7 2 (0.38%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 296 (56.70%) Cisco
2 151 (28.93%) CheckPoint
3 116 (22.22%) VMware
4 87 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 81 (15.52%) Citrix
6 78 (14.94%) Juniper
7 73 (13.98%) HP
8 62 (11.88%) F5
9 48 (9.20%) McAfee
10 45 (8.62%) SonicWALL
11 35 (6.70%) NetApp
12 27 (5.17%) Dell
13 18 (3.45%) Symantec
14 16 (3.07%) Avaya
15 15 (2.87%) Fortinet
16 13 (2.49%) WatchGuard
16 13 (2.49%) Sophos
17 12 (2.30%) IBM
17 12 (2.30%) Kaspersky
17 12 (2.30%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car, bonus, pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38154 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: From £33,117 to £35,055 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago