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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 26 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 1.08% 1.61% 5.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £42,000 £21,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.34% -55.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
27 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 29.03% 6.45% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 8
Average salary £25,500 £29,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.55% -38.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 7 (87.50%) Palo Alto
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Aruba
4 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) Infoblox
6 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Security Management
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) BT
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) CCDA
7 1 (12.50%) CCSP
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) DMZ
3 1 (12.50%) FWSM
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Multicast
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Palo Alto
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Aruba
4 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (37.50%) Infoblox
6 2 (25.00%) BT
7 1 (12.50%) F5