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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 14 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 9.17% - 6.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.83% - 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Average salary £51,250 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 - £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
23 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 19.17% 19.19% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 20
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £32,500 £30,000
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 23 September 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 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (75.00%) Juniper
2 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
3 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) OSPF
4 9 (56.25%) BGP
4 9 (56.25%) Multicast
5 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) MCSE
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) CCIE
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) Project Management
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Junos
7 5 (31.25%) F5
7 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
7 5 (31.25%) System Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (31.25%) JNCIE
7 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 5 (31.25%) Internet
7 5 (31.25%) DWDM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 9 (56.25%) OSPF
3 9 (56.25%) BGP
3 9 (56.25%) Multicast
4 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) Junos
6 5 (31.25%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) DWDM
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) SDH
7 4 (25.00%) FWSM
7 4 (25.00%) VLAN
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 2 (12.50%) LDAP
10 1 (6.25%) NAS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Design Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Network Design
3 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 5 (31.25%) System Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
1 5 (31.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCSE
2 6 (37.50%) CCIE
3 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) CCDA
3 5 (31.25%) JNCIE
4 4 (25.00%) MCITP
4 4 (25.00%) MCP
4 4 (25.00%) CCSP
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (12.50%) CCA
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (12.50%) VCP5
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) Juniper
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) VMware