The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Brentwood region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 18 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 8.80% 8.43% 6.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.38% 21.21% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 2
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 25.60% 39.76% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 4
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Essex

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
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 12 (57.14%) Perl
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) AWK
2 12 (57.14%) Korn
2 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 12 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) PHP
6 6 (28.57%) OO
6 6 (28.57%) SAP
6 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 6 (28.57%) CRM
6 6 (28.57%) SAN
6 6 (28.57%) JD Edwards
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (28.57%) Marketing
6 6 (28.57%) Magento
6 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) Windows

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (28.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) LDAP
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.52%) OSPF
4 2 (9.52%) BGP
4 2 (9.52%) H.323
4 2 (9.52%) FWSM
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Administrator
2 11 (52.38%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) COM+
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Wiki
3 1 (4.76%) DataPower
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (28.57%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Shell Script
1 12 (57.14%) Perl
1 12 (57.14%) AWK
1 12 (57.14%) Korn
1 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Satellite
1 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (19.05%) Nagios
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) SAP
4 6 (28.57%) JD Edwards
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) JBoss
6 4 (19.05%) Splunk
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (9.52%) Juniper
8 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.76%) TippingPoint
9 1 (4.76%) F5
9 1 (4.76%) NetApp
9 1 (4.76%) webMethods
9 1 (4.76%) Software AG
9 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.76%) McAfee