The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 30 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 1.09% 0.98% 12.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 6.25% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 Brentwood region.

Communications & Networking Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 20.65% 15.69% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 26
Average salary £41,250 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.90% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Firewall
Salary Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Brentwood region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Brentwood

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Sophos
3 3 (50.00%) Games
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (50.00%) FWSM
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) H.323
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Sophos
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) F5