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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 16 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 1.52% 8.42% 6.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 80.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 9
Average salary £21,500 £48,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.20% -20.00%
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
3 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 4.55% 10.53% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 26
Average salary £21,500 £48,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.20% -20.00%
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 3 March 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCDA
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCDA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP