The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 23 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.67% 5.33% 7.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 30.77% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 10
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +38.36%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 14.00% 17.33% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 29
Average salary £39,450 £55,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.27% +34.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £47,700 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Essex

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Xen
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Brocade
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) GFI Software
5 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee