The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank - 20 27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon - 5.32% 4.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 41.67% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £48,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 6.35% 12.77% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 25
Average salary £37,500 £48,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £44,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Firewall
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Basildon

Firewall
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCDA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) FWSM
2 3 (75.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) CCSP
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) FWSM
2 3 (75.00%) Multicast
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCDA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5