Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 46 51
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 74 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.10% 5.19% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.92% 31.90% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 72 55
Coventry median annual salary £37,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.91% -2.22% +26.76%
10th Percentile £30,525 £32,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £61,350 £64,750 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +10.39%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 196 232 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 14.83% 16.28% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 156 221 171
Coventry median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +11.69% -9.13%
10th Percentile £30,250 £25,000 £25,625
90th Percentile £61,625 £56,500 £51,558
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Coventry

Firewall
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Coventry

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Coventry over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 22 (53.66%) Cisco
2 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
4 10 (24.39%) VoIP
4 10 (24.39%) SAN
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (21.95%) Network Security
5 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
6 8 (19.51%) WAN
6 8 (19.51%) CCNA
6 8 (19.51%) Wireless
6 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
6 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
6 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
7 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
7 7 (17.07%) Information Security
7 7 (17.07%) LAN
7 7 (17.07%) CCNP
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (14.63%) Linux
8 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
8 6 (14.63%) Citrix
8 6 (14.63%) HP
8 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) OpenEdge
3 2 (4.88%) Sonic ESB
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) SAN
1 10 (24.39%) VoIP
2 9 (21.95%) Network Security
2 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.51%) WAN
3 8 (19.51%) Wireless
4 7 (17.07%) LAN
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (12.20%) NAS
7 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
7 3 (7.32%) MPLS
7 3 (7.32%) PuTTY
7 3 (7.32%) VPN
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (4.88%) DHCP
8 2 (4.88%) DNS
8 2 (4.88%) Symposium
8 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
1 5 (12.20%) Looker
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Fiddler
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.44%) GDB
3 1 (2.44%) Metasploit
3 1 (2.44%) sqlmap
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.76%) Advertising
1 4 (9.76%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Head of Architecture
2 5 (12.20%) Head of Security
3 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Network Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Architecture Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
1 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
1 2 (4.88%) REST
1 2 (4.88%) SOAP
1 2 (4.88%) WCF
2 1 (2.44%) OAuth
2 1 (2.44%) OpenID
2 1 (2.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) CCTV
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) EPoS
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.76%) Kali Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.88%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
1 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
2 7 (17.07%) Information Security
2 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
3 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) OWASP
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.76%) DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) IT Strategy
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Internal Audit
6 3 (7.32%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Prototyping
6 3 (7.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Perl
1 5 (12.20%) Python
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.51%) CCNA
3 7 (17.07%) CCNP
4 5 (12.20%) CISSP
4 5 (12.20%) ISSEP
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) NIST 800
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
4 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
1 10 (24.39%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) FortiGate
1 5 (12.20%) HP Fortify
1 5 (12.20%) Nessus
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.88%) Nagios
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.44%) Nmap
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Cisco
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) F5
4 6 (14.63%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) NetApp
5 5 (12.20%) Veracode
6 4 (9.76%) Aruba
6 4 (9.76%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) EMC
6 4 (9.76%) SonicWALL
6 4 (9.76%) Sophos
7 3 (7.32%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.88%) Veeam
9 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.44%) Meraki
9 1 (2.44%) Splunk