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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 5.31% 0.93% 5.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.29% 4.35% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
17 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 15.04% 21.30% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 17
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (85.71%) Juniper
2 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 10 (71.43%) MPLS
4 9 (64.29%) OSPF
4 9 (64.29%) BGP
4 9 (64.29%) Multicast
5 7 (50.00%) VPN
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) Project Management
6 6 (42.86%) CCIE
6 6 (42.86%) Network Security
7 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
7 5 (35.71%) JNCIE
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (35.71%) System Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
7 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) Equities
7 5 (35.71%) Network Design
7 5 (35.71%) CCNP
7 5 (35.71%) CCDA
7 5 (35.71%) SAN
7 5 (35.71%) Internet
7 5 (35.71%) DWDM
7 5 (35.71%) Perl
7 5 (35.71%) Linux

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) MPLS
3 9 (64.29%) OSPF
3 9 (64.29%) BGP
3 9 (64.29%) Multicast
4 7 (50.00%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) Internet
6 5 (35.71%) DWDM
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) SDH
6 5 (35.71%) Junos
7 4 (28.57%) FWSM
7 4 (28.57%) VLAN
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
9 2 (14.29%) LDAP
10 1 (7.14%) NAS
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Design Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Network Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 5 (35.71%) System Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCIE
3 5 (35.71%) JNCIE
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) CCDA
4 4 (28.57%) MCSE
4 4 (28.57%) CCSP
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) CCA
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MCITP
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (14.29%) VCP5
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) Juniper
2 5 (35.71%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) VMware