The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 35 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 101 137 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.13% 5.86% 8.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.56% 42.41% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 74 103 153
Median salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.94% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% -1.19%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 284 323 419
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.42% 13.83% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 214 248 373
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,050 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Birmingham

Firewall
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Firewall in Birmingham

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Birmingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 148 (68.52%) Cisco
2 96 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (36.11%) WAN
4 73 (33.80%) CCNP
5 65 (30.09%) LAN
6 61 (28.24%) Data Centre
7 60 (27.78%) CCNA
8 58 (26.85%) ITIL
9 56 (25.93%) CheckPoint
10 54 (25.00%) Windows
11 47 (21.76%) Active Directory
12 46 (21.30%) MPLS
12 46 (21.30%) Network Security
13 39 (18.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 38 (17.59%) OSPF
14 38 (17.59%) Juniper
15 37 (17.13%) Service Delivery
16 36 (16.67%) DNS
16 36 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
17 35 (16.20%) VPN
17 35 (16.20%) HP
18 34 (15.74%) Microsoft
18 34 (15.74%) BGP
19 33 (15.28%) Cisco ASA
20 31 (14.35%) Degree
21 30 (13.89%) Linux
21 30 (13.89%) Mentoring
21 30 (13.89%) Windows Server
22 29 (13.43%) VLAN
22 29 (13.43%) VMware

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 21 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (5.56%) IIS
3 8 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.78%) Apache
5 5 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.31%) nginx
6 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.39%) CMS
8 2 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.93%) JBoss
8 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.63%) Office 365
3 7 (3.24%) IaaS
3 7 (3.24%) PaaS
4 5 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.46%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 78 (36.11%) WAN
2 65 (30.09%) LAN
3 46 (21.30%) MPLS
3 46 (21.30%) Network Security
4 38 (17.59%) OSPF
5 36 (16.67%) DNS
6 35 (16.20%) VPN
7 34 (15.74%) BGP
8 33 (15.28%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (13.43%) VLAN
10 27 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 24 (11.11%) Wireless
12 21 (9.72%) SAN
13 19 (8.80%) VoIP
14 16 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (7.41%) SSL
15 15 (6.94%) TACACS
15 15 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (6.48%) IPsec
17 12 (5.56%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.31%) MariaDB
1 5 (2.31%) MySQL
2 4 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.85%) ZAP BI
3 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.46%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.85%) Burp Suite
2 4 (1.85%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (9.72%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.87%) Finance
3 12 (5.56%) Publishing
4 5 (2.31%) Banking
4 5 (2.31%) Games
5 4 (1.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) French Language
6 2 (0.93%) Local Government
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (43.06%) Network Engineer
2 36 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 21 (9.72%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (6.94%) Design Engineer
5 15 (6.94%) IP Design Engineer
5 15 (6.94%) IP Engineer
6 14 (6.48%) Analyst
7 13 (6.02%) Architect
7 13 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.56%) Consultant
8 12 (5.56%) Network Architect
8 12 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
9 11 (5.09%) Network Support
9 11 (5.09%) Network Support Engineer
10 10 (4.63%) Network Manager
11 9 (4.17%) Administrator
11 9 (4.17%) IP Architect
11 9 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.70%) Middleware
2 5 (2.31%) LAMP
2 5 (2.31%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (0.93%) J2EE
4 1 (0.46%) .NET
4 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
4 1 (0.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (28.24%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.56%) CMDB
3 12 (5.56%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.70%) Handset
6 7 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.78%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.39%) CESG
9 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.93%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.93%) EPoS
10 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) PKI
10 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) BYOD
11 1 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.00%) Windows
2 30 (13.89%) Linux
2 30 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.56%) Unix
6 5 (2.31%) Debian
6 5 (2.31%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.31%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.39%) Android
7 3 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.85%) ITIL
2 39 (18.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 37 (17.13%) Service Delivery
4 36 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 30 (13.89%) Mentoring
6 28 (12.96%) Network Management
7 23 (10.65%) Network Design
8 21 (9.72%) SIEM
9 20 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 19 (8.80%) Presales
11 17 (7.87%) Change Control
12 16 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (7.41%) Project Management
13 15 (6.94%) Change Management
13 15 (6.94%) Line Management
14 13 (6.02%) Configuration Management
14 13 (6.02%) IT Strategy
15 12 (5.56%) Load Balancing
15 12 (5.56%) Project Planning
16 11 (5.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.87%) SQL
2 6 (2.78%) Java
2 6 (2.78%) PHP
2 6 (2.78%) Python
2 6 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.31%) Korn
3 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.39%) C
4 3 (1.39%) Perl
5 2 (0.93%) Ruby
6 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 96 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (33.80%) CCNP
3 60 (27.78%) CCNA
4 31 (14.35%) Degree
5 23 (10.65%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 17 (7.87%) CCIE
9 15 (6.94%) CCIP
9 15 (6.94%) JNCIE
9 15 (6.94%) JNCIP
10 12 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (5.56%) LPIC
11 11 (5.09%) CISSP
12 10 (4.63%) CCDP
12 10 (4.63%) CEH
13 9 (4.17%) MCSE
13 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (3.70%) CISM
15 7 (3.24%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 12 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.78%) SLA
5 5 (2.31%) PMO
6 3 (1.39%) GPG13
7 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.46%) GDPR
8 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 47 (21.76%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.56%) Firmware
4 12 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
4 12 (5.56%) vSphere
5 7 (3.24%) Docker
6 6 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.31%) KVM
7 5 (2.31%) pfSense
7 5 (2.31%) Samba
7 5 (2.31%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.39%) XenApp
10 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (9.26%) SCOM
2 17 (7.87%) Backup Exec
3 14 (6.48%) SCCM
4 12 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.24%) Ansible
6 6 (2.78%) QRadar
6 6 (2.78%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.31%) Nagios
7 5 (2.31%) Netcool
7 5 (2.31%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 5 (2.31%) Puppet
7 5 (2.31%) Salt
8 4 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.39%) WSUS
10 2 (0.93%) Nessus
10 2 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.93%) Nexpose
11 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 148 (68.52%) Cisco
2 56 (25.93%) CheckPoint
3 38 (17.59%) Juniper
4 35 (16.20%) HP
5 34 (15.74%) Microsoft
6 29 (13.43%) VMware
7 28 (12.96%) Fortinet
8 22 (10.19%) Citrix
9 19 (8.80%) Palo Alto
10 18 (8.33%) IBM
10 18 (8.33%) SolarWinds
11 17 (7.87%) Avaya
11 17 (7.87%) Mitel
12 14 (6.48%) Dell
12 14 (6.48%) NetApp
12 14 (6.48%) Red Hat
12 14 (6.48%) SonicWALL
13 12 (5.56%) F5
14 9 (4.17%) Veeam
15 7 (3.24%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago