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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 20 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 5.19% 5.10% 6.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 45.45% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +13.15%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,900
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +9.25%
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
9 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 11.69% 11.22% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 12
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Basildon

Firewall
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto