Firewall Jobs in the Midlands

Firewall
England > Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 39 82 88
Rank change year-on-year +43 +6 -44
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 444 396 393
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.88% 3.85% 3.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.94% 26.54% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 405 264 329
10th Percentile £26,500 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
75th Percentile £56,250 £63,750 £56,000
90th Percentile £64,200 £78,375 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,390 1,492 1,671
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.28% 14.49% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,161 800 1,084
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £28,250 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £66,175
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the Midlands

Firewall
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Firewall in the Midlands

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in the Midlands over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the Midlands

Firewall
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands +43 342 £45,000 -10.00% 76
East Midlands +15 98 £45,000 - 70
Firewall
England

Firewall
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 69 (15.54%) Microsoft Exchange
2 55 (12.39%) SharePoint
3 27 (6.08%) IIS
4 10 (2.25%) nginx
5 6 (1.35%) Confluence
5 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 243 (54.73%) Azure
2 191 (43.02%) Microsoft 365
3 111 (25.00%) Entra ID
4 49 (11.04%) AWS
5 21 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (4.73%) GCP
6 12 (2.70%) Azure DevOps
7 11 (2.48%) Azure Logic Apps
7 11 (2.48%) OneDrive
8 10 (2.25%) IaaS
8 10 (2.25%) Mimecast
9 9 (2.03%) SaaS
10 7 (1.58%) Azure Sentinel
10 7 (1.58%) Power Platform
11 6 (1.35%) Google Workspace
12 5 (1.13%) PaaS
13 4 (0.90%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 3 (0.68%) Azure Stack
15 2 (0.45%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 123 (27.70%) WAN
2 104 (23.42%) DNS
3 97 (21.85%) LAN
4 94 (21.17%) DHCP
5 85 (19.14%) VPN
6 67 (15.09%) Network Security
7 58 (13.06%) SAN
8 55 (12.39%) TCP/IP
9 53 (11.94%) VLAN
10 52 (11.71%) Wi-Fi
10 52 (11.71%) Wireless
11 38 (8.56%) SD-WAN
12 37 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 35 (7.88%) MPLS
14 22 (4.95%) OSPF
15 19 (4.28%) VoIP
15 19 (4.28%) WLAN
16 17 (3.83%) PBX
17 15 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (3.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (2.70%) MySQL
5 6 (1.35%) Power BI
6 2 (0.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (4.28%) Git
2 10 (2.25%) GNU Toolchain
2 10 (2.25%) JIRA
2 10 (2.25%) Subversion
3 8 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 115 (25.90%) Social Skills
2 50 (11.26%) Finance
3 33 (7.43%) Telecoms
4 27 (6.08%) Public Sector
5 19 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.28%) Retail
6 17 (3.83%) Organisational Skills
7 14 (3.15%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.93%) Documentation Skills
8 13 (2.93%) Law
9 11 (2.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 11 (2.48%) Local Government
10 10 (2.25%) Legal
11 6 (1.35%) Games
12 4 (0.90%) Fire and Rescue
13 3 (0.68%) Marketing
13 3 (0.68%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.68%) Police
14 2 (0.45%) Automotive
15 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 91 (20.50%) Network Engineer
2 74 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 70 (15.77%) Senior
4 55 (12.39%) IT Engineer
5 52 (11.71%) Support Engineer
6 41 (9.23%) IT Support
7 40 (9.01%) Analyst
8 26 (5.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (5.86%) Security Engineer
9 23 (5.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 20 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
10 20 (4.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 20 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
11 19 (4.28%) IT Manager
11 19 (4.28%) IT Support Engineer
11 19 (4.28%) Network Manager
12 18 (4.05%) Administrator
13 17 (3.83%) Senior Network Engineer
13 17 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.73%) REST
2 18 (4.05%) WebRTC
3 10 (2.25%) Node.js
3 10 (2.25%) POSIX
4 6 (1.35%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.35%) JSON
4 6 (1.35%) YAML
5 3 (0.68%) .NET
5 3 (0.68%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (0.68%) CSS
5 3 (0.68%) HTML
5 3 (0.68%) jQuery
5 3 (0.68%) React
5 3 (0.68%) Tailwind CSS
5 3 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (0.68%) Vue
5 3 (0.68%) WPF
6 2 (0.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.23%) Driving Licence
2 35 (7.88%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.76%) Clustering
4 24 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.73%) Replication
6 15 (3.38%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.15%) Wiki
8 11 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (2.03%) CCTV
11 8 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.80%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.13%) IoT
12 5 (1.13%) Operational Technology
12 5 (1.13%) Security Posture
13 4 (0.90%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 222 (50.00%) Windows
2 151 (34.01%) Windows Server
3 54 (12.16%) Linux
4 49 (11.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (9.91%) Windows 10
6 37 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
7 36 (8.11%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (3.38%) Unix
9 11 (2.48%) Mac OS
10 9 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.58%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.90%) VMS
14 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.68%) SUSE
14 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.45%) Android
15 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (23.20%) Problem-Solving
2 90 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
3 89 (20.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 48 (10.81%) ITIL
5 39 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (7.88%) Customer Service
7 29 (6.53%) Information Security
8 27 (6.08%) Project Delivery
8 27 (6.08%) Validation
9 25 (5.63%) DevOps
9 25 (5.63%) Migration
10 24 (5.41%) Load Balancing
10 24 (5.41%) Risk Management
11 23 (5.18%) High Availability
11 23 (5.18%) Service Delivery
12 22 (4.95%) Cloud Security
13 21 (4.73%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (4.73%) Service Management
14 20 (4.50%) Security Operations
15 17 (3.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 38 (8.56%) SQL
3 20 (4.50%) Bash
4 18 (4.05%) Python
5 12 (2.70%) C
6 10 (2.25%) C++
7 9 (2.03%) Perl
8 6 (1.35%) Go
9 4 (0.90%) Bicep
10 3 (0.68%) C#
10 3 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (12.39%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (11.71%) Security Cleared
3 43 (9.68%) CCNA
3 43 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 39 (8.78%) Degree
5 29 (6.53%) CCNP
6 20 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.15%) DBS Check
8 13 (2.93%) MCSE
9 9 (2.03%) CISSP
10 8 (1.80%) CISM
10 8 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (1.58%) Azure Certification
12 6 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (1.13%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (1.13%) CREST Certified
13 5 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.13%) MCSA
13 5 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.31%) GDPR
2 27 (6.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (5.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (3.60%) NIST
5 12 (2.70%) SLA
6 8 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (1.80%) NCSC
7 5 (1.13%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.45%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.23%) QA
10 1 (0.23%) SOC 2
System Software
1 175 (39.41%) Active Directory
2 134 (30.18%) Hyper-V
3 119 (26.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.80%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (1.58%) XenApp
7 7 (1.58%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.13%) Docker
8 5 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.68%) NFS
10 3 (0.68%) vSphere
11 2 (0.45%) Firmware
11 2 (0.45%) pfSense
12 1 (0.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 71 (15.99%) Microsoft Intune
2 26 (5.86%) SCCM
3 17 (3.83%) FortiGate
4 14 (3.15%) SmoothWall
5 12 (2.70%) Terraform
6 10 (2.25%) WSUS
7 9 (2.03%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (1.80%) Jamf Pro
9 6 (1.35%) Ansible
9 6 (1.35%) PaperCut
9 6 (1.35%) Progress Chef
9 6 (1.35%) Puppet
10 5 (1.13%) Autotask
10 5 (1.13%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.68%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.68%) Trend Micro Deep Security
12 2 (0.45%) Cacti
12 2 (0.45%) Icinga
Vendors
1 202 (45.50%) Microsoft
2 164 (36.94%) VMware
3 144 (32.43%) Cisco
4 52 (11.71%) CheckPoint
5 46 (10.36%) Meraki
5 46 (10.36%) Veeam
6 39 (8.78%) Palo Alto
7 36 (8.11%) Fortinet
8 34 (7.66%) Aruba
8 34 (7.66%) Juniper
9 24 (5.41%) Citrix
10 23 (5.18%) HP
11 19 (4.28%) SonicWALL
12 18 (4.05%) Dell
13 17 (3.83%) Google
14 16 (3.60%) Sophos
15 12 (2.70%) Apple
16 11 (2.48%) NetApp
17 9 (2.03%) Nimble Storage
17 9 (2.03%) SolarWinds