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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 38 52 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 322 273 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.34% 4.61% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.08% 30.30% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 258 251 172
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
918 901 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.22% 15.21% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 753 816 706
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -4 172 £42,500 -9.57% 10
Coventry +11 27 £51,000 +13.33% 6
Warwickshire +19 22 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Staffordshire +5 22 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Shropshire -15 18 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Worcestershire +24 16 £43,750 +12.17% 2
Solihull +14 9 £27,500 -15.38%
West Bromwich +5 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Dudley -2 3 £20,500 -29.31%
Halesowen - 3 £37,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £24,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -2 2 £36,000 +38.46% 2
Walsall -5 2 £28,000 +5.66%
Herefordshire -5 1 - -
Brierley Hill - 1 £30,000 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 344 (55.84%) Cisco
2 240 (38.96%) Windows
3 229 (37.18%) WAN
4 212 (34.42%) Cisco Certification
5 210 (34.09%) LAN
6 165 (26.79%) Active Directory
7 160 (25.97%) VPN
8 156 (25.32%) CCNP
9 155 (25.16%) Windows Server
10 147 (23.86%) Microsoft
11 146 (23.70%) CCNA
12 144 (23.38%) VMware
13 131 (21.27%) Network Security
14 121 (19.64%) Linux
15 115 (18.67%) TCP/IP
16 113 (18.34%) Juniper
17 105 (17.05%) ITIL
18 104 (16.88%) OSPF
18 104 (16.88%) Data Centre
19 100 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
20 99 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
21 98 (15.91%) MPLS
22 94 (15.26%) BGP
22 94 (15.26%) VoIP
22 94 (15.26%) CheckPoint
23 89 (14.45%) DNS
24 85 (13.80%) MS Exchange
25 84 (13.64%) Wireless
26 82 (13.31%) Citrix
27 81 (13.15%) VLAN

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 85 (13.80%) MS Exchange
2 40 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 30 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (4.06%) Apache
6 24 (3.90%) Tomcat
7 22 (3.57%) IIS
8 19 (3.08%) Skype for Business
9 15 (2.44%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.95%) nginx
11 10 (1.62%) JBoss
12 9 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.65%) SAS
14 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
16 1 (0.16%) CMS
16 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 53 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.41%) MS Office
3 17 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.22%) Office 365
3 16 (2.60%) IaaS
4 12 (1.95%) SaaS
5 9 (1.46%) PaaS
6 4 (0.65%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.49%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 229 (37.18%) WAN
2 210 (34.09%) LAN
3 160 (25.97%) VPN
4 131 (21.27%) Network Security
5 115 (18.67%) TCP/IP
6 104 (16.88%) OSPF
7 99 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
8 98 (15.91%) MPLS
9 94 (15.26%) BGP
9 94 (15.26%) VoIP
10 89 (14.45%) DNS
11 84 (13.64%) Wireless
12 81 (13.15%) VLAN
13 72 (11.69%) DHCP
14 66 (10.71%) SAN
15 64 (10.39%) Wi-Fi
16 59 (9.58%) EIGRP
17 49 (7.95%) SSL
18 41 (6.66%) Cisco Nexus
19 35 (5.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.76%) MySQL
3 9 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.16%) DB2
7 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (1.95%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.30%) Travis CI
3 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.16%) Selenium
5 1 (0.16%) Subversion
5 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
General
1 62 (10.06%) Finance
2 31 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.38%) Retail
4 14 (2.27%) Publishing
5 12 (1.95%) Law
5 12 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.79%) Banking
6 11 (1.79%) Legal
7 9 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.46%) German Language
8 8 (1.30%) French Language
9 4 (0.65%) Automotive
10 3 (0.49%) Games
10 3 (0.49%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Marketing
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (25.16%) Network Engineer
2 92 (14.94%) Analyst
3 47 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (6.98%) Consultant
5 41 (6.66%) Network Analyst
6 40 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 38 (6.17%) Network Support
8 37 (6.01%) Support Analyst
9 34 (5.52%) Architect
9 34 (5.52%) Support Engineer
10 31 (5.03%) Cisco Engineer
11 30 (4.87%) Administrator
11 30 (4.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 29 (4.71%) Security Manager
13 27 (4.38%) IT Support
14 26 (4.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (4.06%) Network Support Analyst
16 24 (3.90%) IT Manager
16 24 (3.90%) Security Officer
17 22 (3.57%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.14%) WAP
2 6 (0.97%) .NET
2 6 (0.97%) LAMP
3 5 (0.81%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (0.65%) XML
5 3 (0.49%) Middleware
5 3 (0.49%) Web Services
6 2 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.32%) COM
6 2 (0.32%) HTML
6 2 (0.32%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.32%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.32%) RESTful
7 1 (0.16%) JSON
7 1 (0.16%) Memcached
7 1 (0.16%) SOAP
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.92%) Mobile Computing
6 17 (2.76%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.27%) CMDB
8 11 (1.79%) PKI
9 10 (1.62%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (1.46%) Clustering
11 8 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.30%) iPad
12 7 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.14%) EqualLogic
13 6 (0.97%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.81%) AS400
14 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
15 4 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
15 4 (0.65%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 240 (38.96%) Windows
2 155 (25.16%) Windows Server
3 121 (19.64%) Linux
4 69 (11.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (7.14%) Unix
7 43 (6.98%) Windows 8
8 42 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 27 (4.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 27 (4.38%) Windows 7
11 21 (3.41%) Android
11 21 (3.41%) Apple iOS
12 18 (2.92%) CentOS
12 18 (2.92%) Windows Mobile
13 16 (2.60%) Windows 10
14 11 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.81%) Solaris
15 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (17.05%) ITIL
2 63 (10.23%) Information Security
3 57 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 52 (8.44%) SIEM
5 50 (8.12%) Presales
6 49 (7.95%) Load Balancing
7 44 (7.14%) Project Management
8 31 (5.03%) Configuration Management
9 30 (4.87%) Network Design
10 27 (4.38%) Incident Management
11 25 (4.06%) Security Operations
12 24 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (3.90%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (3.90%) Network Management
12 24 (3.90%) Risk Management
12 24 (3.90%) Service Delivery
13 22 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
15 20 (3.25%) Line Management
15 20 (3.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (10.39%) SQL
2 22 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.92%) Perl
4 17 (2.76%) Python
4 17 (2.76%) Shell Script
5 14 (2.27%) Java
6 13 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.30%) Tcl
8 7 (1.14%) C
9 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.32%) VB
10 1 (0.16%) C#
10 1 (0.16%) C++
10 1 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 212 (34.42%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (25.32%) CCNP
3 146 (23.70%) CCNA
4 64 (10.39%) Degree
5 57 (9.25%) Security Cleared
6 45 (7.31%) SC Cleared
7 43 (6.98%) CISSP
8 39 (6.33%) CCIE
9 30 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (4.55%) MCSE
11 19 (3.08%) CISM
12 16 (2.60%) MCSA
13 14 (2.27%) MCITP
13 14 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (2.11%) CEH
15 12 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.79%) CCSA
17 10 (1.62%) SSCP
18 9 (1.46%) CISMP
18 9 (1.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (6.66%) SLA
3 21 (3.41%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.30%) COBIT
6 7 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.81%) QA
8 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 165 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 100 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 49 (7.95%) vSphere
5 38 (6.17%) XenApp
6 21 (3.41%) VMware ESX
7 20 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (3.25%) XenDesktop
8 16 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (2.27%) Firmware
10 6 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.97%) Snort
10 6 (0.97%) Xen
11 5 (0.81%) iptables
11 5 (0.81%) ProxySG
11 5 (0.81%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.65%) XenServer
13 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.32%) pfSense
13 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (4.06%) SCCM
2 22 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 21 (3.41%) Puppet
4 18 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 15 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 14 (2.27%) FortiGate
7 13 (2.11%) SCOM
8 10 (1.62%) Ansible
9 9 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (1.14%) Nagios
11 7 (1.14%) Nessus
11 7 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (0.81%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.65%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.65%) RSA enVision
14 3 (0.49%) QRadar
15 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 344 (55.84%) Cisco
2 147 (23.86%) Microsoft
3 144 (23.38%) VMware
4 113 (18.34%) Juniper
5 94 (15.26%) CheckPoint
6 82 (13.31%) Citrix
7 66 (10.71%) HP
8 51 (8.28%) F5
9 44 (7.14%) SonicWALL
10 34 (5.52%) Palo Alto
11 31 (5.03%) Intel Security
12 27 (4.38%) NetApp
13 25 (4.06%) SolarWinds
14 21 (3.41%) Symantec
15 18 (2.92%) Red Hat
16 17 (2.76%) Aruba
17 16 (2.60%) Dell
17 16 (2.60%) Veeam
18 15 (2.44%) Sophos
19 14 (2.27%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwickshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 46 Days hols + Fantastic bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £34k - 39k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + company car, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Ortolan Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
EMBS
Salary: £Neg + MS Training
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Advento Staffing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Dignity PLC
Salary: £26,500 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago