The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Midlands / West Bromwich
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich 1.69% 4.41% 7.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £40,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -31.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 West Bromwich with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Bromwich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 8.47% 4.41% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -31.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Bromwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Bromwich 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 West Bromwich

Firewall
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Salary trend for Firewall in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) VLAN
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (58.33%) MCSE
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 7 (58.33%) MCITP
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) Change Control
6 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
7 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Bromwich 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Workfront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) VLAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) PABX
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Server Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCNA
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) MCITP
2 7 (58.33%) MCSE
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 2 (16.67%) Mitel
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint