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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 26 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 6.72% 5.41% 7.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.92% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 7
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
73 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 30.67% 21.62% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 21
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 23 (65.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (54.29%) SAN
4 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (51.43%) Juniper
4 18 (51.43%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (45.71%) FWSM
5 16 (45.71%) Cisco PIX
6 14 (40.00%) OSPF
6 14 (40.00%) BGP
7 13 (37.14%) H.323
7 13 (37.14%) SolarWinds
7 13 (37.14%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (31.43%) F5
8 11 (31.43%) CCNA
9 10 (28.57%) SLA
9 10 (28.57%) Change Control
10 9 (25.71%) Finance
11 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.86%) ITIL
11 8 (22.86%) VoIP
12 7 (20.00%) CCNP
12 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
12 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 5 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
14 4 (11.43%) WatchGuard

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (11.43%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.43%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 19 (54.29%) SAN
3 16 (45.71%) Cisco PIX
3 16 (45.71%) FWSM
4 14 (40.00%) OSPF
4 14 (40.00%) BGP
5 13 (37.14%) H.323
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (22.86%) VoIP
6 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.43%) Network Security
9 4 (11.43%) DNS
9 4 (11.43%) SNMP
9 4 (11.43%) MPLS
10 3 (8.57%) LAN
10 3 (8.57%) SSL
10 3 (8.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Games
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Network Specialist
3 6 (17.14%) Network Support
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Design Authority
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Support
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Support
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) CSS
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
1 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
1 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
1 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (28.57%) Change Control
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 7 (20.00%) CCNP
4 4 (11.43%) MCSE
4 4 (11.43%) MCSA
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
1 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Nagios
1 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 18 (51.43%) Juniper
3 13 (37.14%) SolarWinds
4 11 (31.43%) F5
5 4 (11.43%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) Sophos
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Mitel
5 4 (11.43%) WatchGuard
6 3 (8.57%) Sourcefire
6 3 (8.57%) Brocade