Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 39 38
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 8.19% 3.74% 4.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.00% 30.19% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 25
Solihull median annual salary £29,500 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.46% -20.00% -22.62%
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £49,000 £40,000 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% -3.61% +7.79%

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 Solihull with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 75 53 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 18.61% 12.38% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 70 46 96
Solihull median annual salary £30,000 £33,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.77% +10.83% -14.29%
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,500 £48,125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% +4.61% +1.33%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Solihull

Firewall
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Solihull

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Solihull over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 26 (78.79%) Windows
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
1 26 (78.79%) Hyper-V
2 25 (75.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (75.76%) EqualLogic
2 25 (75.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 25 (75.76%) Dell
2 25 (75.76%) Citrix
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (75.76%) MS Exchange
2 25 (75.76%) NetApp
2 25 (75.76%) VMware
3 21 (63.64%) Management Information System
4 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
5 13 (39.39%) Office 365
5 13 (39.39%) Process Improvement
5 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (39.39%) ITIL
6 12 (36.36%) Line Management
7 11 (33.33%) Cisco
8 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
9 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (24.24%) SLA
10 8 (24.24%) Change Management
11 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (15.15%) WAN
12 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
13 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery Management
13 4 (12.12%) People Management
13 4 (12.12%) Retail

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 25 (75.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Drupal
2 2 (6.06%) nginx
2 2 (6.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (39.39%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) SAN
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) BGP
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) HSRP
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) IPv6
4 2 (6.06%) MPLS
4 2 (6.06%) Multicast
4 2 (6.06%) OSPF
4 2 (6.06%) SSH
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) PEAR
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory Support
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
1 17 (51.52%) Exchange Support
1 17 (51.52%) Server Support
1 17 (51.52%) Support Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Active Directory Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Server Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Server Support Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Support Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support
3 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 10 (30.30%) Support Engineer
5 9 (27.27%) Desktop Support
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server Support
6 8 (24.24%) Active Directory Engineer
6 8 (24.24%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 8 (24.24%) Exchange Engineer
6 8 (24.24%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
1 2 (6.06%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (75.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 21 (63.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Problem Management
2 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) Process Improvement
3 12 (36.36%) Line Management
4 8 (24.24%) Change Management
5 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.12%) People Management
6 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery Management
6 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) Server Hardening
7 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (3.03%) DNA
8 1 (3.03%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) PHP
1 2 (6.06%) Python
1 2 (6.06%) Ruby
1 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCNP
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 4 (12.12%) BS25999
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
1 26 (78.79%) Hyper-V
2 25 (75.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Gluster
4 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HAProxy
1 2 (6.06%) Nagios
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Citrix
1 25 (75.76%) Dell
1 25 (75.76%) EqualLogic
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
1 25 (75.76%) NetApp
1 25 (75.76%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Clearswift
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper