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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.91% 12.79% 14.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.93% 45.83% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 11
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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 Brentwood region.

Communications & Networking Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 22.78% 27.91% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 23
Average salary £50,000 £40,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.69% -34.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (69.23%) SAN
4 15 (57.69%) Juniper
4 15 (57.69%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (53.85%) Finance
6 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (50.00%) OSPF
6 13 (50.00%) BGP
6 13 (50.00%) H.323
6 13 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
6 13 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 13 (50.00%) FWSM
7 10 (38.46%) Change Control
7 10 (38.46%) SLA
8 7 (26.92%) CCNP
8 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (23.08%) CCNA
9 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 6 (23.08%) Banking
10 4 (15.38%) Mitel
10 4 (15.38%) MPLS
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 4 (15.38%) VoIP
10 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (15.38%) Lync
10 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
10 4 (15.38%) F5
11 3 (11.54%) Cisco UCCE

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (15.38%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) SAN
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco IOS
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 13 (50.00%) FWSM
3 13 (50.00%) OSPF
3 13 (50.00%) BGP
3 13 (50.00%) H.323
4 4 (15.38%) VoIP
4 4 (15.38%) MPLS
4 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
5 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Network Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Support
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (38.46%) Change Control
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
3 6 (23.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) Juniper
3 13 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) Mitel
5 3 (11.54%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.85%) HP